Fredericton, NB - February 28, 2014 – The Beaverbrook Art Gallery and The Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation have agreed to a settlement of their dispute over seventy-eight works of art which the First Lord Beaverbrook and Lady Beaverbrook delivered to the Gallery in the 1950’s and 1960’s.
Halifax – Feb. 27 -- The house where Canada's best-known folk artist created her iconic works was at the heart of a recent award for the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. The Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia recognized the gallery and its staff for contributions to Nova Scotia's built heritage in their preservation of Maud Lewis' painted house.
Moncton, NB - February 18, 2014 – The Capitol Theatre in Moncton will undertake important renovation projects evaluated at $500,000, thanks in part to the Government of Canada and the City of Moncton. Details on the work to take place in our story.
Saint John, NB – February 17, 2013 – The Government of Canada has provided funding through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund to help the Saint John Theatre Company upgrade its BMO Studio Theatre. This multipurpose performing arts space presents the Fundy Fringe Festival and a variety of other cultural events.
Toronto, ON – January 22, 2014 – Republic of Doyle star Allan Hawco returns to the stage at The Company Theatre in Toronto in Bellville, a play written by Amy Herzog and directed by Jason Byrne. The show at the Berkely Street Theatre will run April 6 – May 4.
January 23, 2014 - Moncton, NB - The Government of Canada has provided funding through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund and the Canada Book Fund to help the Frye Festival present the 2014 and 2015 editions of its bilingual international literary festival.
Charlottetown, PE - January 23, 2014 – Islanders will be welcoming a royal visit from Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall this May, but will be wishing a fond farewell to ‘HRM the Queen’ at the same time. Wade Lynch - associate artistic director at the Centre, and a popular entertainer and director - is leaving the province, as his partner has accepted a position at Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Quebec.
Prince William, NB - January 23, 2014 - The Government of Canada has provided funding through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund to help create a new exhibition hall at Kings Landing Historical Settlement.
Halifax, NS - January 20, 2014 - The Discovery Centre in Halifax will soon host science enthusiasts at a bigger, better venue through a financial partnership with the federal and provincial governments. The centre will have a custom-built venue at the Nova Scotia Power building on the Halifax waterfront to promote hands-on science that is fun and accessible for people of all ages.
Charlottetown, PEI – January 8, 2013 - The Prince Edward Island Council of the Arts has commissioned twenty three artists (one for each Father of Confederation present at the Charlottetown Conference) who will work in all disciplines to create new works that celebrate the PEI 2014 Sesquicentennial. These works will then comprise the “PEI 2014 Sesquicentennial Public Art Collection” which will be made freely available for display in Provincial, Municipal, Federal and privately owned locations that are open to the public for the appreciation and enjoyment of Islanders and visitors alike.
St. John’s, NL – December 17, 2013 –The success that Sabrina Whyatt has enjoyed has not come without challenges. She has taken on those challenges with the same type of determination that have seen her establish a successful career in broadcasting, the entertainment industry and the fishing industry. Sabrina reveals the steadfast determination she exhibits in everything she does in her autobiography, The Woman I Am. Read our review of Sabrina's book and listen to our interview with her in our story.
Halifax, NS - December 10, 2013 - Students from across Nova Scotia will benefit from a wider selection of books, thanks to a Nova Scotia publisher. Formac Publishing Co. Ltd. is sending more than 20,000 books to elementary schools across Nova Scotia. The books are from the Formac First Novels Series and have a retail value of $116,000.