Category Archives: Events

The Banff Mountain Film Festival Heads East

Naturally, we’re big fans of festivals here. We like all kinds of festivals: big festivals, small festivals, music festivals, literary festivals, beer festivals and, of course, film festivals. Mountain festivals, however, have eluded us. Fortunately for us altitudinally challenged folk in Atlantic Canada, The Banff Mountain Film Festival is coming to us. Continue reading The Banff Mountain Film Festival Heads East

Faire Communauté/Creating Community: Literary Event Aims to Unite Local Culture and Celebrate Language Diversity

From November 28th through to December 9th, twelve authors from different horizons and across the province will unite to share stories about what culture means to them for all who would like to listen. The Faire Communauté/Creating Community bilingual literary event will be making six stops around New Brunswick in an effort to unite communities, linguistic or otherwise, and celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity. Continue reading Faire Communauté/Creating Community: Literary Event Aims to Unite Local Culture and Celebrate Language Diversity

New Brunswick Musicians Rally To Support Living Roots Fundraiser

Fredericton-based festival Living Roots has spent the last three years promoting local bands, often putting on shows at Grimross Brewing Co. and, of course, throwing their annual festival in late May. Nobody ever said making a living from music was easy, though, and now musicians from around Fredericton and across the province are turning out to support the festival with a fundraiser. Continue reading New Brunswick Musicians Rally To Support Living Roots Fundraiser

Shivering Songs Announces Initial 2018 Line-Up

Shivering Songs, Fredericton’s midwinter festival of songwriting and storytelling are gearing up for this year’s edition and have announced the 2018 initial lineup. Now in their eighth year, Shivering Songs have earned their reputation as connoisseurs of fine song and songcraft, bringing in acts that tend to the poetic side of things. Held during one of the coldest months of the year, the festival brings  a bit of sunshine—or at least a good story—to brighten those dark winter days.  Continue reading Shivering Songs Announces Initial 2018 Line-Up

In the Dead of Winter Festival Announces 2018 Lineup

It’s November, and our stock of Vitamin D is already dwindling. The sun has almost completely abandoned the northern hemisphere, and if it weren’t for the lawn we’d already be festering in a monochromatic hellscape. Thankfully, the 13th annual In the Dead of Winter Festival is Halifax’s answer to the winter blues. This year, the songwriter-based festival will offer three action-packed days, featuring twenty-five acts, including headliners Waxahatchee, Terra Lightfoot, Simone Schmidt and Kaia Kater. Continue reading In the Dead of Winter Festival Announces 2018 Lineup