Monthly Archives: November 2011

Wind in the Sky – A Poem

THE WIND IN THE SKY In the chill of November, The beauty of May, Be it city or forest, she finds her way. Hear the dawn’s hush in winter, See the moon in her eyes, Her map the Aurora, or as the crow flies. The cold air blows gentle as she brushes the lie From… Continue Reading

The Adventures of Jimmy the Cat

THE ADVENTURES OF JIMMY THE CAT by Katherine Tapley-Milton Kathy was looking for another cat, so she went to the Animal House at Mount Allison University and there she saw Jimmy. He was a lanky, orange tabby with a beautiful maple wood pattern on him. Before anyone knew it Jimmy jumped up on Kathy’s husband’s… Continue Reading

Submissions Call – Island Media Arts Festival

The 2012 Island Media Arts Festival is now open for submissions! Calling all media artists from the Atlantic provinces, The Island Media Arts Festival (IMAF) in Prince Edward Island wants you (and your work). Animators, documentarians, comics, tragedians, experimentalists, or whomever you may be… we want to see what you create. In its third year,… Continue Reading

Moncton singer/songwriter Phil Flowers launches single from first album

Moncton based singer-songwriter, Phil Flowers presents Disguise, first single of his album People People, launched in November 2010. This first solo album earned him three 2011 Music NB Awards: Anglophone Recording, Male Recording Artist, and Rock Recording as well as a nomination in the Emerging Artist category. Phil Flowers used to be “a bit of… Continue Reading

A Mountain School Christmas

When my mother was a girl she would walk up the road every weekday morning with her siblings and friends to the old Mountain School, a traditional one-room schoolhouse in Gray Rapids on the Miramichi River in New Brunswick. I’ve grown up listening to stories of how children of all ages and grades learned their… Continue Reading

Finding Yourself Again After Cancer

How we perceive the world is much dependent on how we perceive ourselves. If perception of self is jeopardized, so too is the life force – the spirit. Women diagnosed with cancer are unwilling witnesses to its debilitating affects. The core of self enters a limbo state; a realm of darkness. The change in appearance… Continue Reading

Shaun LeBlanc Launches Single

Moncton singer-songwriter, Shaun LeBlanc, launches Wonderful, a lovely pop ballad dedicated to his wife, following their engagement in 2009. This song can be found on his EP Start Something, launched in October of this year. The song tells their story – the story of two people who finally found their soul mates. Not only are… Continue Reading

Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Contest for Youth 2012

The League of Canadian Poets, a national not-for-profit poetry organization founded in 1966, invites Canadian youth to participate in its Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Contest for Youth. There are two age categories, junior (grades 7-9) and senior (grades 10-12). First place poems in each category will receive a cash prize of $350, second place winners will… Continue Reading

Holiday Raffle in support of NB Summer Music Festival

Each year the New Brunswick Summer Music Festival brings the best in classical chamber music to Fredericton, performed by Canada’s most talented artists. To support the Festival, a number of years ago Bruno Bobak generously donated the original and a limited edition of 100 prints of his work, “Blissfield Pool”. We are selling raffle tickets… Continue Reading

Christmas Angel Dollars for Charlotte Street Arts Centre

In a world cluttered with discount store trinkets and disposable novelties, it can be tricky to find a gift with special meaning. The Charlotte Street Arts Centre in Fredericton is pleased to offer a new socially responsible, community-centred Christmas gift initiative with big heart: Christmas Angel Dollars. You are invited to give an irreplaceable gift… Continue Reading