Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Importance of New Beginnings

You reach a certain stage in life when it seems there are more endings than beginnings. In his epic book, Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill says that most people have given up their dreams by mid-forties. There are many ways to die. I got thinking about this as I sat parked in front of… Continue Reading

ArtsLink NB Announces New Executive Director

Sara Griffin is the new Executive Director of ArtsLink NB. After a long and rigourous search by the hiring committee, ArtsLink NB selected Ms. Griffin as the successor to Sandy Mackay. Ms. Griffin is a working artist; she most recently worked on the large re-animation of the Fred Ross Mural currently on display at UNB… Continue Reading

Beth Powning Reading in Moncton

The Attic Owl Reading Series and the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick with assistance from the Canada Council for the Arts are pleased to present Beth Powning at La Teraz, 154 Church Street, in Moncton. Keeping with the Attic Owl Reading Series’ new tradition, a local author, K. Cooper, will open the evening. The readings… Continue Reading

Fiddlehead Literary Contest

The Fiddlehead, Atlantic Canada’s International Literary Journal 21st Annual Literary Contest $1,500 Ralph Gustafson Prize for Poetry $500 Each for Two Honourable Mentions Entries must be original and unpublished elsewhere. No simultaneous submissions. Do not put your name and address on your manuscript. Include a cover page that has on it the entry’s title(s), the… Continue Reading

Chicago’s Mississippi Heat in Sackville

The Tantramarsh Blues Society Presents Chicago’s Mississippi Heat! Saturday, Nov. 19, 9.30 PM @ George’s Roadhouse Tickets $12 in advance (at Ducky’s) and $15 at the door Special Student Price (at the door only, ID required): $8 For our out of town friends, you can buy your tickets on a visa card by calling Ducky’s… Continue Reading

A Poem – Canada Geese

Canada Geese by Donna Rideout The geese have been absent throughout the summer, Charged with the occupation of bringing up goslings Awaiting the arrival of their flight feathers So that they could be taught to fly in formation And prepare for travelling south with all of their family Each fellow traveler honks excitedly, encouraging the… Continue Reading