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Groundswell Music Festival Rebrands As Into The Night — Announces 2018 Headliners

GroundSwell Music are changing things up as they rebrand their annual Groundswell Music Festival as Into The Night. For the third year the Nova Scotia-based record label will be hosting their two-day takeover of Olympic Hall in Halifax on the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. The event kicks off on March 16th, 2018 with some surprise Juno-nominee headliners. Continue reading Groundswell Music Festival Rebrands As Into The Night — Announces 2018 Headliners

The Case Of The Missing Salmon: Artwork Stolen From Uptown Saint John

Earlier this year, ten fibreglass salmon sculptures were created  through a public art initiative coordinated by Discover Saint John and the Province of New Brunswick. Standing at six feet tall, the salmon sculptures would be painted by local artists and placed around Saint John’s uptown as an “urban kaleidoscope.” One of the ten salmon pieces went missing this week. Continue reading The Case Of The Missing Salmon: Artwork Stolen From Uptown Saint John

The Uncertain Future Of Arts And Culture In Saint John

In as little as four months, Saint John will lose its longstanding steward of arts and culture, Bernard Cormier. Cormier, who is in his 31st year as Cultural Affairs Officer (CAO) for the City of Saint John, is set to retire at the end of March 2018. With the City’s growing budgetary woes, it has refused to make any promises about keeping Bernard’s position once he retires. In an effort to convince mayor and council of the role’s importance, the Saint John Community Arts Board made a presentation at last Monday night’s common council meeting on November 27, 2017. Continue reading The Uncertain Future Of Arts And Culture In Saint John