Monthly Archives: April 2011

Writers’ Federation to hold AGM, WordsSpring in Sussex, May 13-15

New books will be launched. Literary prizes will be awarded. Writing workshops will be presented and poetry readings will be given at the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick’s WordsSpring in Sussex, May 13-15, with Alexander MacLeod, Allan Lynch, Chad Pelley and Beth Powning among the featured authors at this annual gathering. The three-day event is… Continue Reading

artsnb Deadline June 15th

The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) has announced the next deadline for its juried programs. June 15, 2011 is the deadline for nominations under the Lieutenant-Governor’s Awards for High Achievement in the Arts. These awards will recognize exceptional work by artists who have committed their professional lives to the advancement of art in the province… Continue Reading

Evening Extravaganzas at the 2011 Frye Festival

The 2011 Frye Festival’s Evening Extravaganzas are not to be missed: it’s your opportunity to get up close and personal with some of contemporary literature’s biggest names and experience the uniqueness of the Frye Festival as we combine literature and music on stage. Soirée Frye (Thursday, April 28), An Evening with Jean-Christophe Rufin (Friday, April… Continue Reading

Play Ball! Register for Miramichi Minor Ball Association

Miramichi Minor Ball Association (Miramichi Cardinals) announced registration sessions for the 2011 season will happen over three sessions in the next few weeks. Times and locations are: Saturday, April 23rd – 10am until Noon – Douglastown Community Centre Saturday, April 30th – 10am until Noon – Lindon Recreation Centre Thursday, May 5th – 6pm until… Continue Reading

Business Workshops in Miramichi

ProfitLearn, in partnership with CBDC Northumberland, is pleased to present the following workshops to local businesses: Promoting Your Business Part 1: Monday, May 16, 2011, 6pm – 9pm Part 2: Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 6pm – 9pm Choosing the best advertising or promotion medium is often difficult for small businesses. Where to spend it and… Continue Reading

MediaNB Annual General Meeting Held

Producers of film, television, and media industries of New Brunswick gathered in Fredericton on Friday April 8th for the MediaNB Annual General Meeting, the day following the government’s vote to eliminate the tax credit for the industry. To say that the producers are disappointed with the Alward government’s decision to eliminate the tax credit for… Continue Reading

WFNB WordsSpring 2011 in Sussex, NB

Sussex, NB May 13 – 15, 2011 Click here for our downloadable/printable registration form. Registration – $90 – is required to reserve space in the Lynch and Pelley workshops, the MacLeod reading and also covers lunch and Soirée fees. Events with (R) require registration. Friday May 13 Venue: SUSSEX ARTISTS CO-OP, Tea Room, 12 Maple… Continue Reading

Cox & Palmer, Silver Sponsor for 2011 Frye Festival

The Frye Festival is thrilled to welcome aboard Silver Sponsors Cox & Palmer, the first legal firm to support the Festival at this significant level and this year’s official sponsor of the Volunteer Program. “We believe it is important to support the communities in which we do business,” said Rick Nesbitt, Managing Partner of the… Continue Reading

Music meets the written word for the 2011 Frye Festival

The biggest literary event in Atlantic Canada proposes a unique mix of words and music. For its 2011 edition, the Frye Festival will feature singer-songwriters and musicians that will complement various evenings already rich in prose and poetry. Haunted Hearts, Joe Grass, Sylvia Tyson, Marie-Jo Thério, Bernard Adamus, Phil Flowers, and Vivianne Roy will dazzle… Continue Reading

World’s Largest Poetry Competition

A group of leading poets from around the world has organized the biggest poetry competition in history. The new Montreal International Poetry Prize will award $50,000 for a single poem of 40 lines or fewer, written in any English dialect. Designed to bring more attention to poetry and to encourage people from all over the… Continue Reading