Category Archives: Arts

FEST FORWARD: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

From November 18-20, 2016, the Charlotte Street Arts Centre in Fredericton will host the 6th annual emerging musician’s festival now known as FEST FORWARD, formally known as NB-ME. The festival shines a spotlight on the impressive, emerging music scene that’s growing in New Brunswick while providing a select group of emerging musicians with extensive professional […] Continue Reading

Celebrate Area 506 this Weekend!

Get ready to celebrate the best of New Brunswick as Saint John’s Waterfront hosts Area 506‘s Inaugural New Brunswick Day Festival this weekend! Showcasing New Brunswick music, culture and goods in a unique shipping container village on the city’s long wharf; it’s about celebrating and shining a light on the entire province. Starting today, Friday […]

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Meet the Artist: Susan Lapides

Take a midday break and meet the creator behind the art! Please join us at the Saint John Arts Centre (SJAC) on Thursday July 28th at 12:15 pm for a free artist talk with Boston-based photographer Susan Lapides on her exhibit Western Isles of the Bay of Fundy. “In this series of photographs, I explore the […]

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59th Miramichi Folksong Festival July 31st – August 5th

by Susan Butler Tickets sales are brisk for the Miramichi Folksong Festival, with the closing Country Tribute Dinner/ Concert having completely sold out! Never in my 34 years as director of this festival have we sold out this far in advance. Set for Sunday July 31st to Friday August 5th, the 59th annual festival will […]

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Mark Splude First Ever Local Headliner at Chuckles Comedy Club

Chuckles Comedy Club has been around for years, hosting professional comics from around the world. Often using local comedians as hosts or openers, Saint John Comedy fans can always count on belly laughs from start to finish. Never in the history of Chuckles, have they offered a headlining spot to a local comedian … until […]

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Burnt Church Midsummer Festival

Burnt Church is a small community located on Miramichi Bay. It is separate from the native community Esgenoôpetitj but good relations prevail. The Burnt Church/ New Jersey community is made up of mainly Scottish settlers. The area has a rich heritage of shipbuilding, canning and other industries besides a strong fishing tradition and tourism in […]

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2016 Dooryard Arts Festival Happens Soon

The 2016 Dooryard Arts Festival kicks off on Thursday July 21st and runs through Saturday July 23rd. Thursday at the main stage is going to be a great time, full of local talent. Opening up the evening will be local group Luke and the Drifters. Look no further if you’re seeking a young group full […] Continue Reading

Call For TNB General Auditions and Young Company Auditions

Audition day 1: 08/23/2016 City: Halifax Artistic Director or casting person in attendance: Thomas Morgan Jones, Tania Breen Deadline to submit: 07/15/2016 Email applications to: info@tnb.nb.ca Contact name: Joanna Bryson Contact email: submissions@tnb.nb.ca Contact phone: 506-460-1381 Engager website: www.tnb.nb.ca Ethno-cultural mandate or ethno-cultural casting statement: Equity and diversity are factored into every casting decision at Theatre New Brunswick. We […] Continue Reading

2016 Rogersville Country Festival

The 2016 Rogersville Country Festival happened over the weekend on Friday June 24th and Saturday June 25th. Country music lovers from across the province flocked to Rogersville to spend the weekend camping on the festival grounds. Perfect weather accompanied a weekend filled with talented country entertainers including Ivan Daigle, Flo Durelle, Joan Kennedy, Brian Mallery, Tristan Horncastle, and many others. Click […]

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2016 Tay Creek Folk Festival

Tay Ridge Farm, situated just 25 minutes north of Fredericton, will be hosting the ninth annual Tay Creek Folk Festival from July 22nd to 31st, 2016. An array of musical genres will be featured, including Folk, Country, Blues and Bluegrass, Celtic, Classic Rock, and Soul. The festival kicks off at 6:30 pm on Friday, July… Continue Reading