Category Archives: culture

Meaghan Smith New song “The One” unveiled TODAY

Halifax-based, JUNO-award-winning singer-songwriter, Meaghan Smith’s latest project, Our Song – an opportunity for her music fans to have their stories told in song – just released new song “The One” today, September 1st, 2017 at With a new song unveiled the first Friday of every month, Our Song was a concept created earlier this year in collaboration with multi-instrumentalist / music producer, Jason… Continue Reading

Book Review: “Boss Gibson: Lumber King of New Brunswick” by David Sullivan

One cannot read a history of New Brunswick without coming across the name Alexander Gibson, or “Boss” as he was affectionately called by his family, friends and employees. So it was that after reading several different books on New Brunswick, I decided to see if anyone had published a book about the man.

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The New World

By Heinz Mayershofer I was born the first of January, 1930 when my new world awaited me. In Europe, the consequences of a last war followed by inflation, no work and a deep depression affected everyone and our family was no exception. We lived in Bad Homburg, Germany famous for the healing power of its… Continue Reading

Submissions Now Open for the 2017 ECMAs

Awards and stages submissions for the 2017 East Coast Music Awards: Festival & Conference in Saint John, NB April 26-30, are now open! The deadline to submit is 5:00PM AST on Monday, October 3, 2016. ECMA is pleased to be working with Marcato once again for the submission process. The ECMA is accepting award submissions in Music, Industry and Honorary award… Continue Reading

Words on Water welcomes Authors Josh O’Kane & Zev Bagel

Lovers of words and music will not want to miss Words on Water’s next event at the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel on Tuesday August 9th. Two new books by New Brunswick authors, Josh O’Kane and Zev Bagel, will be featured along with a live musical performance and an Open Mic reading. Doors will open at […]

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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


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

Summer Happenings at Middle Island

Photos & Story by Anthony McLean, Contributing Reporter The Middle Island Historical Park is just minutes away from Downtown Chatham/ Miramichi East at 2345 Water Street. It has had great significance to Miramichier’s for nearly 170 years. When you pay a visit to the island, there is much to see and do. Follow the gravel […]

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Festival Inspire Back in Streets of Greater Moncton

From the 15th to the 19th of June 2016, Festival Inspire will take over the streets of Greater Moncton for its second edition, offering five days of free events in the streets of Moncton, Dieppe, and Riverview. Festival Inspire is organized by “L’Art ici SVP”, an organization that was born out of the desire to… Continue Reading