Arts & Entertainment

The making of Shrek: The Musical

FALL RIVER: Lockview High students will be performing SHREK: The Musical from April 15-18. I took in a few rehearsals, and then got my chance to shine and earn my way on stage as...

Taking on a new journey

FALL RIVER: The old adage when one door closes, another opens rings true for Phonse Jessome. The Fall River resident, better known for his tenure as a TV journalist with CBC Nova Scotia, released his...
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Dancing her way to Broadway

BEDFORD: The spark that makes Laura Wadden love dance is glowing bright. Wadden, a dancer with Element Dance Studio in Bedford, had the opportunity to attend a week-long Broadway Bound dance camp in August on...

PHOTOS: LHS students perform Hamilton

FALL RIVER: All the hard work over the past few months by students at Lockview High came to life as they performed Hamilton: An American Musical at the school on May 29. The sung-and-rapped through...

Elijah Boulton named Mx. Lockview 2017

FALL RIVER: It was a fun night for those who crammed into the Cafetorium at Lockview High, and for those who were brave enough to get up on stage at the traditional Mx. Lockview. Mx....
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Young Fall River dancer vying for music video spot

FALL RIVER: A Fall River dancer is one of four finalists for BACKSTAGE: Studio Pass, a web series coming to Family Channel’s YouTube channel. Brooklyn Law, who now lives in Bedford and attends Summit Academy,...

Waverley’s Hannigan coming home to N.S. this summer

LUNENBURG: Waverley’s Barb Hannigan is coming home this summer for a performance on the South Shore. In a post last month, Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance (LAMP) officially announced...

GPV students show their the best at essays

FALL RIVER: Three students from Georges P. Vanier Junior High have nabbed the top four spots in the 2017 Turning Points essay contest. Olivia Chute; Heidi Wadden; and Quentin Dawson-Nugent each placed first, second, and...

Hannigan wins classical JUNO Award

WAVERLEY: A Waverley musician has earned a second straight Juno award for her classical music. Barb Hannigan was announced as the recipient of the 2019 Juno for Classicsal Alkbum of the Year: vocal or choral...