Monthly Archives: October 2015

It’s a Darlene Love Christmas in Saint John

In anticipation of “A Darlene Love Christmas” coming Wednesday November 25th to Saint John, New Brunswick, the Imperial Theatre is presenting a free public screening of the Academy Award Winning documentary film 20 Feet from Stardom on Monday, November 2nd, at 7 pm. Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling film 20… Continue Reading

Sing Out! Free Workshop for Miramichi Seniors

The Atlantic Institute on Aging in partnership with artsnb present “SING OUT! A workshop for Miramichi Seniors” on Saturday November 7th, 2015 from 11 am to 4 pm. The workshop is FREE but pre-registration is required. How can voicework impact the health and well-being of seniors? This question will be explored in a unique workshop facilitated by… Continue Reading

Crew Call for Saint John Production of Wizard of Oz

The Saint John Theatre Company is looking for help in creating the world of Kansas and Oz for their production of The Wizard of Oz, which runs November 11th to the 15th at the Imperial Theatre. Set Painters and Props Crew members are needed. No experience is necessary. During the course of the set painting novices will learn some… Continue Reading

MNB Awards Gala showcases New Brunswick Music Industry

Last night Music NB celebrated excellence in the New Brunswick music industry during its MNB Awards Gala at the Tide and Boar Ballroom. The event also kicked off Festival (506), which takes place through October 18th. All in all, some 30 prizes were awarded to New Brunswick artists and music industry professionals. Notable among these recipients was… Continue Reading

Saskatchewan Artist Clint Neufeld to Visit Sackville

The Visiting Artist Program presents Clint Neufeld in Sackville, NB to give an Artist Talk on Tuesday October 20th at the Owens Art Gallery, 61 York Street, beginning at 7:30 pm. As part of the Visiting Artist Program, Neufeld will be visiting the studios of artists in town on Wednesday, October 21st. While the morning… Continue Reading

Frye Festival Activities for Kids

The first activity of the new AROUND THE WORD series for kids 9 to 11 will take place this Saturday October 17 at 2 pm at the Moncton Free Meeting House with author Diane Carmel Léger. The Free Meeting House is located at 20 Mountain Rd next to Resurgo Place. Participants will discover the “presents”… Continue Reading

Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys Tour Maritimes

Promoting the release of their new recording, Laugh, Dance & Sing available now, Prince Edward Island roots-traditional quartet, Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys will tour the Maritimes and Western Canada this Fall. Upcoming Maritime shows include: Oct. 15 Saint John, NB Imperial Theatre Oct. 16 Fredericton, NB Fredericton Playhouse Oct. 17 Charlottetown, PE The… Continue Reading

Poem: Father And Son

Father & Son My Dad was a living example Of the way a man ought to be. I hope one day my kids see A little of my Dad in me. I want to be a living example Of the way we ought to live. Just like my Dad before me, I want to be… Continue Reading

Poem: Fall Run

Fall Run The rivers still run Through my mind As one violent force: Mira; Margoree; Miramichi; St. Mary’s; Mersey- When the days became short and cold And Septembers’ rain made the rivers rise, The Salmon began their Fall Run. Before sunrise my mother crept Into my room, Shook my shoulders and whispered- “Get ready”. My… Continue Reading