Monthly Archives: June 2012

New Brunswick will celebrate Culture Days 2012

New Brunswick will be a part of Culture Days 2012, a Canada-wide celebration of culture on September 28, 29, and 30. Those who wish to take part in the celebrations can register their activities today on the national Culture Days website at They must be free and open to the public. People are encouraged… Continue Reading

Tête-à-Tête Media Talks in Sackville

Hold on to your fancy sunhats! Tête-à-Tête Media Talks is on its way! Presented by Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre in collaboration with SappyFest, this five-week expanded media arts conference is bringing together over 50 artists from across the country for a series of roundtable discussions, artist talks, residencies, screenings, artist projects, installations,… Continue Reading

Summer Theatre Program for Kids in Miramichi

by Glenn Copeland Curtains up! Light the lights! The joy of live theatre—a way to tell stories that is dynamic and exciting. This summer Kidplayhouse Productions will be offering a summer theatre arts program for children in the Miramichi region. We’ll sing, dance, act, work with puppets and drumming, and generally have a lot of… Continue Reading

Hair Club for Sons

by Bill Levine “What’s wrong with your hair? It’s all sticking up,” my nonagenarian dad impolitely enquires from his living room recliner; this non sequitur interrupting a conversation on the Red Sox and the number of my Bar Mitzvah guests still living. “Nothing’s wrong,” I say, stretching the truth a little, since actually my bald… Continue Reading

A Poem by Paula Grattan

Because of you You nurtured me from day one You loved me before that Wiped away tears when I was sad Bandaged cuts when I was hurt Shown me how to be me How to love what I have Encouraged my uprisings Supported my downfalls Because of you I value family Because of you I… Continue Reading

My Dad

by Sherry Sturgeon My first crush was on my dad. I thought he was the strongest, funniest, most hard working man around. Sure, he was stern at times when I was growing up. And yes, there were days I would almost be afraid of him and any punishment I might be due; but as quick… Continue Reading

A Poem by Debbie Bongiovanni

Thank You Dad Thank you Dad, For everything you’ve done, Thank you Dad, From your daughter and your son. Thank you Dad, For just being there, Thank you Dad, For showing that you care. Thank you Dad, For showing us the way, Thank you Dad, For working hard each day. Thank you Dad, You’re the… Continue Reading