Saturday, June 23, 2018

Arts & Entertainment

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...

On Pointe: Kate McDonald focused on what she wants

NEW YORK, NY: Kate McDonald’s dream of training at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York has been made possible in part thanks to a scholarship from the Nova Scotia Talent Trust (NSTT). McDonald, from...

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...
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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...
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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,...

Joyful Sounds youth star at recitals

FALL RIVER: Student performers at Joyful Sounds starred at their five recitals, held at Ivany Campus Theatre and St. Rose of Lima in Fall River on June 3. Each recital featured students aged 7-16 on...
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Concert series kicks-off Village Green’s opening

WAVERLEY: If the turnout at the kickoff to the Waverley Community Association (WCA)-sponsored inaugural Summer Concert Series is any indication, the new-look Village Green in Waverley is a welcomed addition to the community. The Village...
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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...

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...

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...
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