Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

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 »

Meaghan Smith New song “The One” unveiled TODAY

Meaghan Smith New song “The One” unveiled TODAY

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” today, 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 in collaboration with multi-instrumentalist / music producer, Jason Mingo, who Smith affectively calls her HusBand. Read more »

Call for Applications: Catapult 2.0

Call for Applications: Catapult 2.0

Catapult is an accelerator program for ambitious artists and creative entrepreneurs who are ready to bring their work to market. Catapult aims to improve the entrepreneurial skills and business networks for its participants, and to foster and culture of entrepreneurship in New Brunswick’s arts sector. This program is specialized for the needs of artists. Read more »

10TH ANNUAL LARLEE CREEK HULLABALOO BEGINS TODAY

10TH ANNUAL LARLEE CREEK HULLABALOO BEGINS TODAY

The population of Perth-Andover will more than double over the next five days as music lovers descend on the community to celebrate the 10th anniversary of what has become known as “The Little Festival That Could”. The festival has grown from its humble beginnings in 2007 to what is now, a five-day festival featuring over 30… Read more »

Festival (506)’s Line-Up Revealed

Festival (506)’s Line-Up Revealed

Music lovers will not want to miss the 11th edition of New Brunswick’s Festival (506), taking place in Moncton, October 12 to 15, 2017. Thirty-two bands and solos artists from all over the province will congregate in Moncton to take part in this annual celebration of homegrown talent. Read more »

Book Review: “For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival” by Susan Butler

Book Review: “For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival” by Susan Butler

The Miramichi Folksong Festival has been held continuously for 60 years now, making it the longest standing folk song festival in Canada. Its director (and a performer) of the past 35 years is the irrepressible Susan Butler, a true Miramichier if there ever was one. Now, she has compiled the Festival’s history as well as her own in a self-published book entitled For the Love of It: 60 Years of the Miramichi Folksong Festival. Read more »

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