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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

Quality Block Party v1.2: Saint John Gets Permanent Music Festival

Quality Block Party – the festival that aimed to bring the independent music of New Brunswick to the forefront, as well as hold its own, during the chaos that was the East Coast Music Awards – is rolling back onto the streets of Uptown Saint John with version 1.2 from August 10th to 13th ! This iteration of Quality Block will have the city to itself, the ECMA’s having come and gone, allowing for the festival to have a bit of room to breathe and further develop its character. Continue reading Quality Block Party v1.2: Saint John Gets Permanent Music Festival

Canada 150: Artist Deanna Musgrave Unveils New Mural In Saint John

Deanna Musgrave’s artwork should be familiar to many people in Saint John. Her massive 56′ x 10′ painting ‘Cloud’ hangs in the Hans W. Klohn  Commons at the University of New Brunswick Saint John Campus. It’s hard to miss.

Still working on an equally impressive scale, and in an even more high traffic area, Musgrave’s latest work, ‘Nest’ fills the available surfaces of Saint John’s pedway system outside of Markey Square. Continue reading Canada 150: Artist Deanna Musgrave Unveils New Mural In Saint John

Market Square Celebrates Canada 150 With A New Sculpture From Phil Savage

From time to time I like to revisit the work of one of my favourite artists, and now thanks to Market Square thousands of people will be able to do that daily. Phil Savage, a sculptor from Kingston, New Brunswick is having a multi-piece work permanently installed in Saint John’s Market Square Atrium today in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday. Continue reading Market Square Celebrates Canada 150 With A New Sculpture From Phil Savage