Arts & Entertainment

LHS students take their love of music to NSYWE

FALL RIVER: Seven Lockview High band students are thrilled to be doing something they love alongside peers from Cape Breton to Yarmouth as members of the Nova Scotia Youth Wind Ensemble (NSYWE). Maddi Tufts of...

Collecting autographs pays off for Chase MacDonald

GRAND LAKE: Collecting the signatures of artists performing at the Kempt Shore Acoustic Maritime Music Festival has paid off for one young boy who thinks of others in need first, including those his own...

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...
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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...

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...

The Legacy Letters “like ripping a band-aid off an old wound,” says Landry

FALL RIVER: Sitting inside Good Day Cafe that is situated next to Lake Thomas in Fall River, Janice Landry speaks eloquently about the motivation behind her latest book, The Legacy Letters. Inside the book by...
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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...

Kassidy Mattera nabs YEA award

Fall River actress Kassidy Mattera was selected as the Young Entertainer Award (YEA) winner in the Best Recurring Actress category for her role as Lucy on CBC TV’s hit show ‘Mr D.’ Mattera is shown...

Heading to Disney World

WAVERLEY: Five Fall River and area highland dancers will get to represent their province at an international competition next month in Florida. Kaitlyn Matheson of Windsor Junction; Olivia Woolaver of Beaver Bank; Madison Hunt of...
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