Arts & Entertainment

Local Colour: Paintings of Life in New Brunswick by Anne Maloney Assaff

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 15, 2020 /

An Art Exhibit and Open House featuring the paintings of local artist Anne Maloney Assaff will be held at the Chatham Public Library beginning Feb. 15. A reverence for the landscape and the wildlife that inhabits it is at the heart of Anne Maloney Assaff’s paintings. Growing up in the Gatineau area of Quebec and…

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Gignac de Neguac; Glass Art on the Acadian Peninsula

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 8, 2019 /

by Lynda Briant Another artist has moved to town! Louis Gignac has recently moved from Ottawa to establish himself in his new home in Neguac. Louis is a gifted glass worker. He was inspired in 2006 after visiting the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park, Florida. Louis went home to explore…

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Christmas Concert with James Morrison and the DownEast Entertainers

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 4, 2019 /

This is a special Christmas fundraiser for the 63rd Miramichi Folksong Festival with James Morrison and the Down East Entertainers and special guests, Country Cousins Square Dancers, Arthur Strang, Jimmy Lawlor, Christopher Guindon, Bobby Watling Jr. and Susan Butler. The concert will be on Saturday, December 14 at the Beaverbrook Kin Centre, starting at 7pm.…

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The Point Church Presents: “It’s A Wonderful Life – Christmas Production Musical”

By Giv'er Miramichi / November 18, 2019 /

The Point Church Presents: “It’s A Wonderful Life – Christmas Production” Musical from Friday, December 6th, 2019 to Sunday, December 8th, 2019 at the James M. Hill Memorial High School Theatre, 128 Henderson Street, in Miramichi – Chatham. Join them for four “bound-to-sell-out” performances on December 6th, 7th, and 8th at 7pm, with a matinee…

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Brunch Theatre: Tall & True

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 31, 2019 /

With the success of “Tall & True” last April, chronicling the stories of the ships of Beaubears Island, the so-called “Beaubears Island Players” are at it again; quite literally so as they reprise select scenes as part of a Fundraising Brunch at the Rodd Miramichi River on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019, from 12 pm noon…

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Christopher Doiron – His Future is Set in Clay

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 26, 2019 /

Christopher Doiron is from Antigonish, Nova Scotia and received a diploma with honours in Fine Craft – Ceramics, from the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. Since graduation, Christopher has established a studio in the Blackville area, where he is honing his skills as a potter. He is a juried member of the NB…

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Everything in This House Breaks – Book Review by James M. Fisher

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 25, 2019 /

Burnt Church resident poet and author Sandra Bunting has released her second book of short stories, Everything in This House Breaks. Her first collection, The Effect of Frost on Southern Vines was published in 2016, so I have been waiting for something new from Ms. Bunting for some time. There are 21 stories in this…

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Hospice Miramichi’s Home for the Holidays 2019

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 24, 2019 /

Mark your calendars from November 14th to 17th! Hospice Miramichi’s Home for the Holidays is back for the 2019 year – and this year will be held at the W.S. Loggie House and Cultural Center, 222 Wellington Street, Miramichi, New Brunswick (Chatham). Their volunteers will be in the community gathering donations for Angels for our…

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Jimmy MacKinley New Stand-up Comedy Shows this November

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 23, 2019 /

Jimmy MacKinley has been performing stand-up comedy for nearly a decade after working up the courage to try it at an open mic at the Wilser’s Room Capital Complex in Fredericton NB in 2011. Despite waiting until he was 27 years old to first take the stage, he says he’s been writing comedy since he…

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The Success of I Wrote a Thing

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 10, 2019 /

Sometimes it takes chance meetings for people to know each other and go on to make a difference in the community. That is exactly what happened when three young people met in Miramichi through Yoga or Improv for Anxiety. All single and in their late twenties, and living in Miramichi, Jacob Legere, Kayla Scully and…

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Country Cousins Square Dance Club

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 30, 2019 /

By Marion Green, President COUNTRY COUSINS SQUARE DANCE CLUB is organizing an open house dance on September 5th, 2019. We dance at the Women’s Institute Hall in Burnt Church from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Thursday nights. We do Modern Western Square Dancing. The music is contemporary, the steps are easy, we laugh a lot,…

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Down River Music Festival – July 26th to 28th, 2019

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 24, 2019 /

The Down River Music Festival will be held July 26 -28 this year.  Headliner Marco Sylver takes to the stage at 9pm Friday night. Hailing originally from New Brunswick, Marco Sylver has taken on the Country Music scene across the nation. Being a contestant on TVA’s La Voix brought Marco into the spot light and…

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