Friday, August 17, 2018

Arts & Entertainment

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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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...
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Local artists receive NSTT scholarships

FALL RIVER: Three artists from the Fall River, Windsor Junction, and Lakeview areas were among the 46 from across the province announced as Nova Scotia Talent Trust (NSTT) 2016 recipients. Katherine MacDonald of Windsor Junction...

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...
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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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Planning underway for 5th annual BBQ competition

FALL RIVER: Summer might be ending, but that doesn’t mean BBQ season is. For the fifth year in a row, avid BBQers and friends in the Fall River area have put down their grills—at least...
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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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Plenty of fun planned for Keloose 2016

WINDSOR JUNCTION: The 2016 edition of Keloose is shaping up to be one filled with lots of family fun. Now all the volunteer organizers need is for Mother Nature to provide beautiful, sunny weather. Running...
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