Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

St. Patrick’s 200 Years +

St. Patrick’s 200 Years +

St Patrick’s Church in Nelson-Miramichi was a news-maker this past autumn due to the removal of its steeple. A dangerous lean to the steeple became a cause for concern and was deemed unsafe earlier this summer, forcing the church to close its doors for several weeks. On September 15, the steeple was removed and a… Read more »

Miramichi Tales at the Vogue – Oct. 21

Miramichi Tales at the Vogue – Oct. 21

On October 21, the Miramichi’s own Heritage Players will present their newest theatrical offering, Miramichi Tales – From the Headwaters to the Baie, a play retelling a handful of some not-so-familiar stories from our river in honour of the 150th anniversary of Confederation. The show was done in collaboration with the Miramichi Museum Network, representing… Read more »

War Memories In Song/Soldiers of Song

War Memories In Song/Soldiers of Song

Over 30 years ago the Miramichi Folksong Festival held its first Remembrance Day Dinner/ Concert at the Beaverbrook Kin Centre, featuring music of the war years. This year War Memories in Song will be replaced with “ Soldiers of Song” on Sunday November 5th at Carrefour Beausoleil. In celebration of the 150 birthday of Canada,… Read more »

Rogersville Bluegrass Proudly Presents Bluegrass Grammy Nominee Claire Lynch And Her Band!

Rogersville Bluegrass Proudly Presents Bluegrass Grammy Nominee Claire Lynch And Her Band!

Dolly Parton credits singer-songwriter Claire Lynch as having “one of the sweetest, purest and best lead voices in the music business today.”  Long-recognized and praised as a creative force in acoustic music, Claire Lynch is a pioneer who continually pushes the boundaries of the bluegrass genre. Her career has been decorated with many accolades including three GRAMMY nominations,… Read more »

Canada, It’s Complicated at Imperial Theatre

Canada, It’s Complicated at Imperial Theatre

Last week, Saint John’s Imperial Theatre announced a great new show coming this fall. Tickets are on sale now for Canada, It’s Complicated, a new production created by Mary Walsh (This Hour Has 22 Minutes, CODCO). Featuring sketches and satirical songs that examine the joys, foibles, tragedies, and triumphs of Canada. Read more »

Meaghan Smith New song “The One” unveiled

Meaghan Smith New song “The One” unveiled

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 on September 1st, 2017 at oursongmusic.com. With a new song unveiled the first Friday of every month, Our Song was a concept created earlier this year. Read more »

Miramichi Author David Adams Richards Appointed to Senate

Miramichi Author David Adams Richards Appointed to Senate

The Prime Minister’s Office announced today that renowned Miramichi author, David Adams Richards has been appointed to the Senate. He will represent New Brunswick in the Red Chamber.       “I am extremely — extremely — proud to have asked Mr. Richards to serve in the Senate of Canada. He is someone who is… Read more »

Book Review: “Flightpaths” by Heidi Greco

Book Review: “Flightpaths” by Heidi Greco

July 2, 2017, marked the eightieth year of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance while flying over the Pacific Ocean.  Ms Earhart was not alone; along with her was navigator Fred Noonan.  I was eager to read Flightpaths (2017, Caitlin Press) a structured prose-with-poetry composition by Ms Greco subtitled The Lost Journals of Amelia Earhart. Read more »

Metepenagiag Artifact Repatriation – Canada 150th Anniversary Celebration

Metepenagiag Artifact Repatriation – Canada 150th Anniversary Celebration

Metepenagiag Heritage Park Inc. (MHPI), in collaboration with Metepenagiag Mi’kmaq Nation, is organizing a major Canada 150th anniversary celebration on Saturday, August 26, 2017, as part of the repatriation of artifacts to the community. Metepenagiag Heritage Park Inc. is working with the Province of New Brunswick’s Archaeological Services Branch to repatriate a large portion of… Read more »

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