All posts by Alec Martin

In Review: KV Players Presents ‘Sister Act’

Let’s be real – a lot of us should seriously consider going to confession, some more than others. If the thought of walking into a church is enough to give you a heart attack, then KV Players performance of ‘Sister Act’ has you covered. Regardless of what you believe in, you will be out of your seat yelling, “Take Me to Heaven!” Continue reading In Review: KV Players Presents ‘Sister Act’

Homeless: Saint John Film To Premiere At Third Shift

Homeless – a short film from the minds of Raven Blue, Jeff McLennan, and Cara Cole isn’t just another art film, but rather a look into transformative experiences and what it’s like to grow up in Saint John. Coupled with a live music score- produced by McLennan and Blue but with some help from the winner of this year’s ECMA for Electronic Recording of the Year, Rozalind MacPhail – the film is a one of a kind experience. Continue reading Homeless: Saint John Film To Premiere At Third Shift

Halifax Pop Explosion Announce Impressive 2017 Headliners

Halifax Pop Explosion, an unquestionable staple of the arts in Atlantic Canada, is celebrating 25 years as an annual gathering for fans of independent music. The festival has not only brought talented performers from a plethora of genres, and locations, to the east coast but has also helped to establish a yearly conference in Halifax which benefits both people new to the music industry, as well as those looking to build on their years of experience. Continue reading Halifax Pop Explosion Announce Impressive 2017 Headliners

In Review: KV Player’s Producton Of ‘Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story’

“Before the Beatles, before the Stones, Rock & Roll was born” is the tag line for Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story which chronicles, well, Buddy Holly as he struggles to make a name for himself playing rock’n’roll in a time where country dominated mainstream airwaves, racial segregation was still common place, and shaking your hips on stage wasn’t just a sin, it was illegal. Continue reading In Review: KV Player’s Producton Of ‘Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story’

Single: Aftersurf Revisit The Sixities With ‘You Wanted To’

New Brunswick summers are something to be experienced. When the sky isn’t dropping down buckets of water, the sun is roasting people like ants to a magnifying glass, and ‘You Wanted To’– the first single from Miramichi surf/ psych group Aftersurf’s first album Solipsism – is perfect for the days when all you can do to beat the heat is pile all your friend in your red corvette convertible and head to the nearest beach. Continue reading Single: Aftersurf Revisit The Sixities With ‘You Wanted To’