Category Archives: Children

The Playhouse Spotlight Series Suits Every Taste

Earlier this summer the Fredericton Playhouse announced their 2016-2017 Spotlight Series, which will see 31 of the most exciting artists touring today grace their stage from September to May. Playhouse Executive Director, Tim Yerxa released the following statement about the upcoming series: The Spotlight Series is our flagship program at the Playhouse. It’s the label […] Continue Reading

13 Year Old Moncton Author Launches 2nd Novel

At only 13, Maika E. Branch of Moncton already has two novels under her belt: Calagarmii Cliffs (2013) and the soon to be released Sisters of Serenah, a fiction fantasy for young adults. The launch date is set for 2 pm on Saturday April 30th, 2016, at the Riverview Public Library, 34 Honour House Court.… Continue Reading

ViewFinders: Atlantic Film Festival for Youth

ViewFinders: Atlantic Film Festival for Youth, a production of the Atlantic Film Festival, announces its full program for students and teachers taking place at select Cineplex Cinemas throughout the Maritime Provinces during the months of March and April this year. Since its inception in 2002, ViewFinders has brought films to over 75,000 young people in… Continue Reading

March Break Video Camp in Sackville

This March Break, Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre in Sackville, NB will offer a video camp for youth. Participants will have the chance to learn about video from a professional artist, write their own scripts and storyboards, shoot and edit their own videos, and record and mix their own sound, all on professional… Continue Reading

DuffleBag Theatre Bringing Snow White to NB

Just in time for the New Year, DuffleBag Theatre is coming to Fredericton, Moncton and Saint John! DuffleBag Theatre, the nearly world famous troupe, brings the classic fairy tale Snow White to life with their signature fun-filled and humorous fashion, using audience members as the stars. With their improvisation, you could say they don’t exactly… Continue Reading

Backyardigans Coming to Saint John

Who explores a coral reef, plays in an octopus’ garden, and joins the jellyfish ballet – all before snack time? The Backyardigans! Pablo, Tyrone, Tasha, Uniqua and Austin are back on stage, singing and dancing and ready to plunge sea deep into adventure at the Imperial Theatre in Saint John on Tuesday, March 25th! Dive… Continue Reading

The Phantoms Movie gets Emmy Nod

A television movie inspired by the real-life story of triumph in a small New Brunswick town has earned an International Emmy nomination for producers, Rick LeGuerrier and Timothy M. Hogan of Halifax-based, Dream Street Pictures. Their two-hour dramatic film, The Phantoms, premiered last fall on CBC Television. Inspired by the events surrounding the 2009 New… Continue Reading

Hanging On

Hanging On by Jules Keenan The crisp, morning October wind blows against my fragile body. I shiver from the breeze. I can already feel it happening, it will soon be my time, to join my brothers, down below. The wind blows again, more powerful than before. I start to shake, not just from the wind,… Continue Reading

Frye Festival Unveils its 2013 Program

From April 22 to 28, the Frye Festival will feed imaginations and celebrate words and ideas with people of all ages. Thirty renowned authors from Canada and beyond, as well as rising stars of the local literary scene, will be in town to share ideas and inspire readers. On the menu: book clubs, literary evenings,… Continue Reading