Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Second Annual New Brunswick Book Awards

Second Annual New Brunswick Book Awards

The Fiddlehead and the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB) have announced the shortlisted titles for the second annual New Brunswick Book Awards. The winners will be announced at an awards presentation ceremony on Wednesday May 24th, at the University of New Brunswick;s Memorial Hall in Fredericton. Read more »

Tartan Day – Dinner / Concert

Tartan Day – Dinner / Concert

A Tartan Day Dinner and Concert will be held on Sunday, April 2nd, 2017, at the Beaverbrook Kin Centre, 100 Newcastle Boulevard. Supper starts at 6 pm. The Menu will also cater to special diets. A celebration of the Scots – featuring Scottish Music with Atlantic Bridge – Penny Phenix and Terry Arsenault from Woodstock, New… Read more »

Call for Artist Submissions, $30,000 in Awards for Salt Spring National Art Prize

Call for Artist Submissions, $30,000 in Awards for Salt Spring National Art Prize

The Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP) 2017 is calling for Artist Submissions in their competition which offers $30,000 in Awards. SSNAP is pleased to launch its second biennial juried competition of Canadian 2D and 3D visual art, encouraging artists whose practice demonstrates originality, quality, integrity and creativity, resulting in work with a real visual… Read more »

Book Review: “Just Jen: Thriving Through Multiple Sclerosis” by Jen Powley

Book Review: “Just Jen: Thriving Through Multiple Sclerosis” by Jen Powley

Canada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world, with an estimated 100,000 Canadians living with the disease. While it is most often diagnosed in young adults aged 15 to 40, younger children and older adults are also diagnosed with the disease. MS can occur at any age. Working as an MRI technologist, I often scan patients to rule out MS or to track the progression of the disease in known MS sufferers. To date, I have never encountered someone as crippled by MS as Jen Powley is. Read more »

Celebrate Your Irish Dinner and Concert

Celebrate Your Irish Dinner and Concert

What better way to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day early than to come out to the Celebrate Your Irish Dinner and Concert at the Beaverbrook Kin Centre, 100 Newcastle Boulevard on Sunday, March 12th! Supper begins at 6 pm. The concert features special guest, Melanie Ross Breen and local performers, Lalla McFarlene, Kate Estabrooks, Jim Lawlor,… Read more »

Saturday Night Racket at Miramichi Folklore Park

Saturday Night Racket at Miramichi Folklore Park

A really good time was had by all at Miramichi Folklore Park on Saturday with the Ladies Of The River on stage. Shown here are Annie Hallihan, Nancy Sturgeon, Lynn Manderson, Martha Howe, Amber Walls, Grace Astle, Helen Young, Marilyn Young, Helen Jardine, Beverly Hogan and Susanne Saulnier. This Saturday will see North Shore Country… Read more »

Theatre New Brunswick Seeking New Board Members

Theatre New Brunswick Seeking New Board Members

Theatre New Brunswick (TNB) is looking for volunteers interested in joining our Board of Governors. We seek people who know and love the work of our theatre and its commitment to creating theatre that inspires, challenges, and entertains, while celebrating New Brunswick voices, touring professional theatre throughout the province, and offering exceptional educational opportunities for… Read more »

East Coast Art Parties in the Miramichi Region

East Coast Art Parties in the Miramichi Region

Looking for a different night out? Attend an East Coast Art Party, a social painting experience you won’t soon forget! Events include everything you need to produce a painting – easel, canvas, paint, and apron. East Coast Art Parties are held at local hot spots that are have fully stocked kitchens and bars to provide participants with whatever they wish to… Read more »

Call to NB Artists – Public Art Pilot Project for School

Call to NB Artists – Public Art Pilot Project for School

The Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture is calling on professional artists to submit proposals to design, create and install artwork at a new elementary school in Saint John, NB. The total project budget is $20,000 and the submission deadline for the Public Art Project is Friday, February 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm. The new […]

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