Saturday, June 23, 2018

Arts & Entertainment

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Hard work paying off for Emily Turple

FALL RIVER: Emily Turple is showing that hard work pays off. In just two years, the 13-year-old Fall River girl has gone from playing the role of a simple party guest in Nutcracker to the...

Lola Ladies’ Group wishing all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

FALL RIVER: Lola Ladies’ group is extending a holiday greeting to everyone in the Fall River area. Started more than two years ago, the group began with one simple goal in mind: introduce ladies in...
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Little Fish ready to rock Gold Rush Days

WAVERLEY: Get ready to get your groove on at this year’s Concert on the Green as part of Waverley Gold Rush Days, scheduled for Sept. 7-11. Big Fish—or also known as Little Fish—will be the...

More than just a “picture book”

FALL RIVER: What started out to be a story book on the stories behind the many lighthouses in Nova Scotia quickly turned into a picture book on them. And author Allan Billard is just...

Lucie Schmidt “excited” to be NSTT recipient

LAKEVIEW: A Lakeview modern/contemporary dancer is excited and honoured to have been one of three local recipients of scholarships from the Nova Scotia Talent Trust (NSTT). Lucie Schmidt credited the seven years she had at...

Locals earn Joey Awards nominations

FALL RIVER: Three actors from the Fall River area have earned nominations for their roles on TV and in a film. Max Humphreys of Miller Lake West; Lewis Coverdale of Fall River, a 2016 Lockview...

Getting excited about Tall Ships

FALL RIVER: Allan Billard felt like he was going to the circus as he penned his latest novel. It took the Fall River author just a couple of months to put together Port of Call,...
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Fall River family featured in movie

FALL RIVER: A new movie is set to be release with a Fall River connection—but there’s little fanfare to it’s release. Make It Stop is a documentary on Ewing sarcoma presented by the Ewings Cancer...

Writing about Colonial Halifax’s social history

FALL RIVER: When Alex D. Boutilier was asked why he wanted to write a book on the social history of colonial Halifax, he said it’s simply his contribution to the humanities. Boutilier, an author who...
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Hannigan scores Grammy Award

WAVERLEY: A musician from Waverley, who now calls Hamburg, Germany home scored a big—and surprising—win at the Grammy Awards on Jan. 28. Barb Hannigan, born and raised in the community near Fall River, took home...
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