Charlottetown, P.E. – January 22, 2013 - A world-class cast is being assembled at Confederation Centre of the Arts for The 2013 Charlottetown Festival season of Canada’s longest running musical, Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™. Opening July 4, the beloved production will feature both a new Anne Shirley and a new Diana Barry.
Fredericton, New Brunswick, January 10, 2013 – The Beaverbrook Art Gallery has announced the launch of a North American tour and major publication focused on the Gallery’s greatest asset – its collection of important masterworks. The Beaverbrook Art Gallery boasts the most significant art collection in Atlantic Canada, and one of the finest and most important holdings of British art in North America. Since its inception, individual works of art from its collection have been in high demand by museums and art galleries around the world.
Halifax, NS – January 11, 2013 – A Very Long Engagement features six artists in this exhibition investigate the subject of time, both literally and symbolically, through the use of their chosen textile materials and processes, and in the concepts that they explore. The show is curated by Frances Dorsey with the opening reception on Thursday, January 17 at 8pm and a panel discussion with artists and curator on Friday, January 18 at 2pm.
Charlottetown, PE – Confederation Centre of the Arts embarked on a bold new journey Friday in announcing its 49th summer season. The Charlottetown Festival, one of the country’s most well-known theatre festivals, launched its 2013 playbill with the unveiling of a world premiere musical.
Fredericton, NB, November 28, 2012 – Residents and visitors will experience exquisite outdoor sculptures, thanks to a generous donation by TD Bank Group. The Beaverbrook Art Gallery received a $300,000 gift from TD that will help shape the new Sculpture Garden and be a lasting legacy for the community. The SculptureGarden will accommodate permanent installations as well as temporary exhibitions of sculpture. Full details in our story.
Moncton, November 26, 2012 - The Association of Professional Librarians of New Brunswick (APLNB) presents annually a Recognition Award for an outstanding contribution to libraries in New Brunswick. This year, APLNB recognized the Frye Festival for their special contribution in fostering the discovery of the joy of reading and writing.
Ottawa, ON - October 11, 2012 - This is the 50th Anniversary of Neptune Theatre in Halifax and part of the celebrations include a co-presentation of the Glace Bay Miners' Museum at Neptune in February 2013 and the fall of 2012 at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. We were able to speak with Francine Deschepper of Cape Breton and Martha Irving of PEI who appear in the play. Watch our interview here and plan to attend.