Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Book Review: “Kouchibouguac” by Ronald Rudin

Book Review: “Kouchibouguac” by Ronald Rudin

Subtitled”Removal, Resistance and remembrance at a Canadian National Park”, this 400 page book from the University of Toronto Press is a study of the expropriation and forced removal of 1200 people from 7 communities, which were then obliterated to make for a more “natural” National Park in 1969. Read more »

Book Review: “Steal It All” by Chuck Bowie

Book Review: “Steal It All” by Chuck Bowie

The man continued down the hall, turned right and walked all the way to the back corner of the floor. He approached the door marked Director, Trade, opened it and walked in. The door, very solid, closed behind the intruder and the discrete click alerted the director to the presence of a guest. He swiveled around in time to receive … Read more »

Poem: Another Lucky Break

Poem: Another Lucky Break

This is a poem about my grandfather, George Martin. He was a Merchant Marine during WWII. Another Lucky Break Before we knew, he was the Vaseline Kid A southpaw, a featherweight, in the Atlantic Fleet Before that, he sold newspapers on the corner Slouched in his chair, his teeth in a shot glass He greeted… Read more »

Poem: “Smoke Signals” by Mike Sharp

Poem: “Smoke Signals” by Mike Sharp

Smoke Signals (July 13, 1991 – July 13, 2016) Five and twenty years ago My last cigarette butt I did throw And as I watched it roll on the ground I said to myself, a new life I have found No more coughing and shortness of breath These symptoms will pass, along with the rest.… Read more »

Interview with Sean Nelson, CEO of NWE Professional Wrestling

Interview with Sean Nelson, CEO of NWE Professional Wrestling

by Riley Harris NWE is a Professional Wrestling promotion company from New Brunswick which traces its roots back to Miramichi. I chatted with founder, co-owner and CEO of the company Sean Nelson ahead of NWE’s Royal Rumble styled event “Top Rope Turmoil” happening May 13th in Loggieville. RH: Sean Nelson? Am I saying that right?… Read more »

Theatre New Brunswick Announce 2017-2018 Season

Theatre New Brunswick Announce 2017-2018 Season

Theatre New Brunswick has announced its 2017-2018 season. The company’s 49th season of theatre will include four world premiere productions by New Brunswick playwrights, a further increase in provincial touring, more professional training workshops with renowned instructors and a beloved Disney musical. “Our 49th season at Theatre New Brunswick is shaped around the question, ‘Who… Read more »

Miramichiers Who Giv’er! Meet Lloyd Cameron

Miramichiers Who Giv’er! Meet Lloyd Cameron

by Anthony McLean Recently I had the privilege of interviewing another Miramichier who knows how to Giv’er! Each of the people I have interviewed so far for this regular feature have affected me in some way. After I conducted this interview, I paused and reflected on our conversation. He definitely represents the kind of man… Read more »

Is your city music-friendly?

Is your city music-friendly?

Is your City a Music City? A Music City is a community of any size with a vibrant music economy. Successful Music Cities generate a wide array of benefits for cities, from economic growth, job creation, and increased spending to greater tax revenues and cultural development. Read more »

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