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Below you will find an archive of Antigonish Culture Alive monthly Newsletter(s) and the Antigonish Culture Alive weekly update(s). Browse through the issues below, or follow the link located at the bottom of this page to subscribe.


Oct 22 2018 Email (Oct 2018)
October 25, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, “I have come to regard November as the older, harder man's October. I appreciate the early darkness and cooler temperatures. It puts my mind in a different place than October. It is a month for a quieter, slightly more subdued celebration of summer's death as winter tightens its grip.” – Henry Rollins Grants, Awards, Scholarships and Contests The Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) Student Design Competition, now

Oct 18 2018 Email (Oct 2018)
October 18, 2018 Dear all, ACA is delighted with all the arts events, workshops, lectures and educational opportunities that are happening in our area this autumn. However, there is likely so much more that we could be sharing with you all through our newsletters and social media. This is where you, our members, can help us out. I do a lot of hunting locally and across Canada, and ACA has a membership to VANS, but perhaps you belong to an arts organization that promotes some of the following

Oct 11 2018 Email (Oct 2018)
October 11, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, "Doing a documentary is about discovering, being open, learning, and following curiosity." - Spike Jonze  Events The StFX Gallery’s Annual Art Department Exhibition  Thursday October 11 at 6:00 pm This Exhibition  is being displayed in the Bloomfield Gallery located on the 1st floor Bloomfield Centre    Refreshments will be served and everybody is cordially invited. On display are works by Art

Oct 01 2018 Email (Oct 2018)
October 1, 2018 Dear all, There has been a lot of buzz about the new facility dedicated to the arts here in Antiognish. I met with this team recently and learned a few things about what was happening in the old VIC building next to Boston Pizza. The The Arts House team would like to share with you all what is currently underway and the how the arts community in our region might foresee how they too might utilize the space.   THE ARTS HOUSE Website: antigonishartfair.

Sep 27 2018 Email (Sep 2018)
September 27, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, "Variety of form and brilliancy of color in the object presented to patients are an actual means of recovery." - Florence Nightingale  Events Art Installations for October L'Arche at the Tall and Small Cafe Kathi Ryan "Life as Art" at The People's Place Library Marie Doering at The StFX Art Gallery until October 7 Journeys with a Thousands Heroes; A Child Oncologist’s Story Public reading event Sept. 27

Sep 10 2018 Email (Sep 2018)
September 10, 2018 Dear all, Here is an update on the a couple of educational opportunities listed in the latest ACA Newsletter. Both of these opportunities are sponsored by the Writers Federation of Nova Scotia and if people want to participate, they need to get in touch with Annick MacAskill. Her email is  programs@writers.ns.ca and the telephone for the WFNS is (902) 423-8116. Discovering Strangeness: An Exploration of Wild Poetry “Discovering Strangeness” is an explorati

Sep 09 2018 Email (Sep 2018)
September 10, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, "Festivals promote diversity, they bring neighbors into dialogue, they increase creativity, they offer opportunities for civic pride, they improve our general psychological well-being. In short, they make cities better places to live." - David Binder Events Art Installations for September Margaret Nicholson, "The Art of Protest" at the Tall and Small Cafe L'Arche Hearts and Hands at The People's Place Library Marie Doering at Th

Aug 30 2018 Email (Aug 2018)
August 30, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, "Late into the night I write and the pages of my notebook swell from all the words I’ve pressed onto them.  It almost feels like the more I bruise the page the quicker something inside me heals." - Elizabeth Acevedo Events Antigonight Opening Reception: "The Art of Protest" Please join us on Saturday, September 1st starting at 7pm for the opening of Antigonight at The Tall and Small Cafe where you will be the first to see the in

Aug 23 2018 Email (Aug 2018)
August 23, 2018 Dear all, It has come to our attention that one of our local photographers, Rodney Tate, has had an extreme medical event. Below are the details for an upcoming benefit for him. Rodney Tate Benefit “You don't have to travel far to find great things. There are a lot of great things right here. I want my pictures to show others who might not notice them.” - Rodney Tate Wildlife photographer, Rodney Tate, whose images displayed at Old Barn Gallery in Pomquet, the Antigo

Aug 16 2018 Email (Aug 2018)
August 16, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, "Music does a lot of things for a lot of people. It's transporting, for sure. It can take you right back, years back, to the very moment certain things happened in your life. It's uplifting, it's encouraging, it's strengthening." - Aretha Franklin Awards, Grants & Scholarships Linda Joy Media Arts Award In 2018, AFCOOP and LJMAS are pleased to announce a renewed call for applications for the Joy Award and the Joy Post Award. Su

Aug 02 2018 Email (Aug 2018)
August 2, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, "Movies will make you famous; Television will make you rich; But theatre will make you good." - Terrance Mann Events August Art Exhibits The Tall & Small Art Installation: Eric Handert The People's Place Library Art Installation: Mary Cameron Down to Earth Art Gallery Down to Earth Art Gallery will be exhibiting works by Canadian master impressionist, Pierre J. Nadeau, for his first show since exhibiting at the Lou

Jul 17 2018 Email (Jul 2018)
July 20, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, "Don't dance for the audience, dance for yourself." - Bob Fosse Events Daryl MacLean's Beach Party GOING .... GOING ...... Get yours before they are gone!!! Don't be disappointed - get yours today!! July 20 9pm! Now that the summer has finally arrived - join us for the BEST outdoor event of the year! Daryl Mac Lean's Beach party is LIVE under the BIG TOP in Lakevale on July 20th at 9pm, and St. Joseph's Lakeside Community Centre on Jul

Jul 06 2018 Email (Jul 2018)
July 6, 2018   Dear all, In the newsletter, I had indicated that the band, Mudmen, were playing Piper's Pub, when in fact, they will be playing at Columus Field. Update below.  The Antigonish Highland Games Presents Mudmen in Concert  20th Anniversary Tour Columbus Field Beer, bagpipes & Celtic Rock  A evening of Celtic music and stories from Canada's celtic Warriors Mudmen 9pm - 2-pm on Saturday, July 7 Molson Canadian Ceilidh Stage featuring entertainment by Mu

Jul 05 2018 Email (Jul 2018)
July 6, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, "The arts enable us to have experience we can have from no other source and through such experience to discover the range and variety of what we are capable of feeling." -  Elliot Eisner Educational Opportunities Sherbrooke Village Sherbrooke Village will be hosting a 4-day painting workshop August 20 – 23. The village offers a wealth of material for painting and has inspired instructor, Susan Paterson for many years. Susan has a

Jun 25 2018 Email (Jun 2018)
June 25, 2018   Dear artists, An update from Michel Noncourt, July 5th is the final date for the St-Josephs mural project. Wishing you all a wonderful day, Rachel Rachel Power, ACA Arts Coordinator Antigonish Culture Alive (ACA) P.O. Box 1175 Antigonish, NS, B2G 2L6 info@antigonishculturealive.ca View this email in your browser Antigonish Culture Alive. Please reconfirm your interest in receiving emails from us. If y

Jun 13 2018 Email (Jun 2018)
August 21, 2017   Dear members, This is a reminder that this afternoon, June 13th, is our first volunteer committee meeting of the season. The meeting will take place at 4:30pm in the Community Room at People’s Place Library. The meeting will be approximately one hour. If you should have any questions prior to the meeting please contact us as  antigonightartfest@gmail.com or (902) 870-4187.  We hope to see you there! Thank you,  Francis Antigonight Assistant to the Dire

Jun 18 2018 Email (Jun 2018)
June 21, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, "Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language." -  Henry James Events Opening night of the Antigonish Art Fair! Back to the 80s: A Totally Awesome Tribute Saturday, June 23 8pm - 10pm Immaculata Hall All procedes go to Antigonight: Art After Dark Festival Tickets $20 available at Hawthorne Conveinece & MacKinnon's Pharmasave. Age

May 24 2018 Email (May 2018)
May 24, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” - Pablo Picasso Announcements  The Arts House http://antigonishartfair.ca/theartshouse/ The Arts House, located in the old Antigonish tourist information centre (next to Boston Pizza), is being opened as a place to experience all things arts related. For the months of July and August 2018, we are running children’s art and pottery cla

May 07 2018 Email (May 2018)
May 10, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, “Jazz is not just music, it's a way of life, it's a way of being, it's a way of thinking.” - Nina Simone Announcements  Congratulations Paul Tynan! Jazz Recording of the Year: Paul Tynan and Aaron Lington - Bicoastal Collective: Chapter 5 Festival Antigonish Have you made your summer theatre plans yet? Check out this amazing lineup by  Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre. Tickets and passes are on sale at 

Apr 26 2018 Email (Apr 2018)
April 26, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” - Bob Marley Events Live Jazz at The Townhouse Brewpub and Eatery 9pm tonight, Thursday, April 26 and every Thursday! League of Canadian Poets Poem in Your Pocket Day is an annual initiative organized by the Academy of American Poets to celebrate National Poetry Month. The League is very excited to be have joined this initiative for the first

Apr 09 2018 Email 1 (Apr 2018)
April 12, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, “I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.” - Sylvia Plath Awards, Scholarships & Contests League of Canadian Poets Each year, the League is pleased to present three book awards to poets at various stages in their career, as well as a spoken word lifetime achievement award and a young poets prize. In 2016, they launched our inaugural  national broadsheet contest, a national poetry

Mar 15 2018 Email (Mar 2018)
March 16, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, " All the best ideas come out of the process; they come out of the work itself.” Chuck Close Submissions Call for Artists for Antigonight: Art After Dark Festival Submission form for the 2018 Antigonight: Art After Dark Festival  Antigonight_Application_2018 Due May 1, 2018. Since its inception in 2010, Antigonight Art After Dark has been Antigonish Culture Alive’s most recognizable and popular public art event. It is specif

Mar 01 2018 Email (Mar 2018)
March 1, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, " Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.” Twyla Tharp Events Hot Spots for Art around Antigonish Art Installation: L’Arche Hearts and Hands at the Tall & Small Cafe | All month; Opening reception March 1, 7pm - 8pm Art Installation: I.B. Dr. J.H. Gillis at the People’s Place Library | All month  Amanda MacCavior, Artist in Residence Art Installation at the St.FX Art

Feb 16 2018 Email (Feb 2018)
February 16, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER   Dear members, “ Creativity takes courage.” Henri Matisse Awards and Scholarships Nominate someone for the 2018  Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award! The Masterworks Arts Award is the largest cultural award based in Nova Scotia, with up to $37,000 awarded annually. The creators of up to five finalist works receive $3,000, and the creator(s) of one winning work receive an additional $22,000, for

Jan 31 2018 Email (Feb 2018)
February 1, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER   Dear members, Well, a couple of snow days just to remind us it's winter. Yet, we shovel and plough our way out to events and opportunities anyhow. Workshops, Courses & Other Learning Opportunities Take a look at the  2018 Spring Workshops by the Association of Atlantic Area Artists. On March 17 Laurie Mireau will be giving an oil/ acrylic workshop on the theme of Landscape / Marine Scenes then on April 28 J’Anna

Jan 22 2018 Email (Jan 2018)
January 22, 2018   Dear artists,   On behalf of Evan Curley, St.FX student and one of last year's student employees for Antigonish Art Fair, there is a request for local artists who may wish to display their work during a presentation taking place this January 30th between 5pm - 7pm at the People's Place Library. A bit about the presentation: The past few months a team of St.FX students created a short documentary on local and sustainable food production here in Antigonish.

Jan 18 2018 Email (Jan 2018)
January 18, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, Wishing you all health, happiness and a glorious 2018! Employment Opportunities Arts Health Antigonish: Out of School Learning Time Position Title: Musical Pathways Program Facilitator We are seeking a musician to facilitate after-school programs with youth in Paqtnkek during the 2018 school year (January – June), 1-2 afternoons each week. Through engagement with music, we hope to improve learning outcomes, communicatio

Dec 21 2017 Email (Dec 2017)
December 21, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, Well, this is the final newsletter of this calendar year. May you reflect fondly on all the artistic happenings of 2017, and I wish you artistic inspiration and excitement of all the possibilities of the new year! Auditions Events Tom Curry's Christmastime Variety Show Tuesday, December 26th 9pm - 1pm Antigonish Legion This year, money raised will going to the Women's Resource Centre. $10 su

Dec 04 2017 Email (Dec 2017)
December 7, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, There are many things to see and do in the weeks ahead. And please be careful on the roads as you admire all the holiday lights. Events Tall and Small Cafe Art Installation: Kelly Decoffe The People's Place Library Art Installation: Friends by the Sea And just like that ... we're back at it! Mark your calendars for our next play. This holiday hit will be a sell-out so book your tickets early. Visit http

Nov 23 2017 Email (Nov 2017)
November 23, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, We've got Red Thursdays and Black Fridays happening all around, but we also have fun arts events and opportunites to get us out and about as well. Congratulations Antigonight! Residencies Arquetopia Foundation and International Artist Residency is offering a Printmaking Artist Residency in Spring & Summer 2018 in Puebla, Mexico. The Printmaking Artist Residency is a self-directed Art Production residency for experienced pr

Nov 08 2017 Email (Nov 2017)
November 9, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, Well, we've turned back the clocks and put on our mittens. May these opportunites warm your soul on these chilly days. Workshops & Courses Leonard Paul (award winning artist) is offering private art lessons in the basics all the way to advanced techniques in drawing and watercolour. The classes are at his studio gallery in Valley (near Truro). Workshops are tailored to the beginner or the professional artist who wants to il

Oct 26 2017 Email (Oct 2017)
October 26, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, I also hope you are able to enjoy the many events and opportunities shared in this newsletter. Employment Opportunities The Town of Antigonish 2017 Parade and Tree Lighting Helpers Parade_%26_Tree_Lighting_JD_2017_copy_2.jpg Solstice Walk and Wheel Coordinator 2017_Solstice_Walk_%26_Wheel_JD_copy_2.jpg Think Marketing is a creative agency focused on providing smart, nimble and affordable marketing solutions for

Oct 16 2017 Email (Oct 2017)
October 16, 2017 ACA UDATES Dear members, There are a couple new events that have come to my attention and one date correction. Events Antigonish Performing Arts Series: Bouey-Doucet Duo, violin & piano Saturday, October 28, 8pm - 11pm at Immaculata Hall Two extraordinary Atlantic Canadians join forces to bring their musical gifts back home! Prince Edward Island violinist Christina Bouey and New Brunswick pianist Pierre-André Doucet welcome you to a special program s

Oct 12 2017 Email (Oct 2017)
October 12, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, I hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving weekend spent with family and friends; there is so much for which to be thankful. The last half of October is filled with exciting and engaging opportunities and events. Enjoy. Casting Cerulean Blue Theatre Antigonish are looking for some help casting two indigenous characters in Theatre Antigonish’s upcoming production of Cerulean Blue by Drew Hayden Taylor. The people who were originally i

Sep 29 2017 Email 1 (Sep 2017)
September 29, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, My apologies, I made an error in the date of the event for Print Preview - Skin Deep. The event is happening on the 14th of October, not the 4th. Also, something else to look forward to in October, AIFF is happening the 26th - 28th. Events Print Preview - Skin Deep Join poets and storytellers in Antigonish for an afternoon looking at surfaces—and what lies beneath. With Maureen St. Clair, Janette Fecteau and Stephen Law. Special m

Sep 29 2017 Email (Sep 2017)
September 29, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, Well, our spirits could not be dampened by the rain, as this fall is turning out to be quite remarkable. And I hope this newsletter brings you each something to continue this momentium of getting out and about. Events Sept 29 Halifax based band RaSquatch will be bringing their blend of reggae, ska, and funk to The Royal Canadian Legion in Antigonish from 10pm - 1am to promote the release of their new album " Survival in a Sea of Mu

Sep 14 2017 Email (Sep 2017)
September 14, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, We are certainly spoiled for choice in the arts this September. Aren't we so lucky! "CHROMATROPE" Jessica Mench, Artist Talk Presented by Antigonight and The St. FX Art Gallery Thursday, September 14 at 6:30 St.FX Art Gallery, 1st Floor Bloomfield Centre The StFX Art Gallery is pleased to present "Chromatrope" by multimedia artist Jessica Mensch. The exhibition is on display in the Bloomfield Gallery until October 1st. Please join u

Aug 31 2017 Email (Aug 2017)
August 31, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, I bring you an abundance of opporutunities in which to volunteer, participate, enjoy and learn in the coming weeks. Call for Volunteers Antigonight: Art After Dark is seeking volunteers to help out with the First Voices event happening on September 8th and The Antigonight event happening on September 16th. All ages are welcome, so bring your kids and the Antigonight volunteer organizers will create family pairing/grouping for you

Aug 21 2017 Email 1 (Aug 2017)
August 21, 2017 Dear members, On behalf of Arts Health Antigonish (AHA!) I bring you news on two employment opportunities in the Richmond and Inverness areas of Cape Breton for those of you who are musically inclined. If this does not appy to you, please pass along to someone you know who may be interested. Musical_Pathways_Job_Description-_Richmond_.docx Musical_Pathways_Job_Description-_Inverness.docx Email letter of interest, resume and contact information for two references to: ar

Aug 18 2017 Email (Aug 2017)
August 5, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, The summer is still in full swing with events. So be sure to keep enjoying all that our very talented community has to offer. Upcoming and Ongoing Events Happening tonight, August 18 at Piper's Pub! Great music! Great Venue! Great cause! Happening this evening in Chisholm Park! The Antigonish Art Fair is celebrating its final event of the summer and its 20th fair this Friday in Chisholm Park. The featured artist

Aug 04 2017 Email (Aug 2017)
Home August 5, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, What a summer it has been. 2017 has not disappointed in the least. Here are some updates and new subjects that may just peak your interest for the days to come. Upcoming and Ongoing Events Great music! Great Venue! Great cause! Festival Antigonish The latest play in their summer series. "Art imitates Life. Life imitates Art. When two actors with a history are thrown together as romantic leads in

Jul 20 2017 Email (Jul 2017)
Home July 20, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, Here we are, amid a glorious July that has been filled with music, dance, art and culture of all kinds. There is still so much to see and do! Workshops The Villain's Theatre The Villain's Theatre is thrilled to invite you to join us at the beautiful Red Clay Art Farm for a weekend of two paired workshops on graphic design for theatre and text adaptation for the stage! Led by illustrator/designer Colleen MacI

Jul 17 2017 Email (Jul 2017)
Dear artists, On behalf of the Villain's Theatre, I would like to share with you the opportunity of a summer workshop at the Red Clay Art Farm on Cobequid Bay. The Villain's Theatre is thrilled to invite you to join us at the beautiful Red Clay Art Farm for a weekend of two paired workshops on graphic design for theatre and text adaptation for the stage! Led by illustrator/designer Colleen MacIsaac and playwright Dan Bray, the workshops run from 6pm on Friday, August 4th, to 6pm Sunday, Aug

Jul 13 2017 Email (Jul 2017)
Home July 13, 2017 Dear members, On behalf of GoArts and Festival Antigonish, I bring you news on these local arts events happening here in Antigonish. Gathering of the Arts ~ GoArts Hello! You've been invited to our first Pop-Up event of the summer! The GoArts Venue Tour! This event will take place at 6:30 PM on Friday, July 14th. We are asking everyone to meet at the People's Place Public Library meeting room. Once gathered, GoArts coordinator, Keaton Ev

Jul 06 2017 Email (Jul 2017)
Home July 7, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, Well, life in Nova Scotia is in full swing now, so much to see and do! I hope the next two weeks are filled with all kinds of wonderful experiences that Antigonish has to offer. Upcoming and Ongoing Events Weekly Ceilidh at the Antigonish Heritage Museum Thursdays July 13, 20 & 27 at the Antigonish Heritage Museum from 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Antigonish Art Fair June 23rd 6-9pm July 7th 6-9pm July 21s

Jun 22 2017 Email (Jun 2017)
Home June 22, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, We are entering a very exciting and busy time of year with so much to see and do. May you find the next two weeks filled to the brim with an array of artistic viewing and participatory experiences. Events Regina Marzlin Fibre Art All are welcomed at the opening of the Textile Artists Collective exhibition. This is a group of textile artists that meets every month and shares ideas, techniques, support and laughter

Jun 15 2017 Email (Jun 2017)
Reminder of Events Dear ACA members, We have two important upcoming events. Tuesday, June 20 at 7pm is our Annual General Meeting at the People's Place Library. Please join us for a retrospective of ACA this past year. There will be finger foods and a chance to socialize with one another afterwards. This evening at Dennis Hall, between 7 - 9, Arts Nova Scotia invite the community to come and meet Arts Nova Scotia Board members, staff, as well as artists from the area in a discussion of

Jun 08 2017 Email (Jun 2017)
June 8, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER June 8, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, This is a reminder of the Antigoinsh Culture Alive Annual General Meeting on June 20th, at 7pm in the Community Room, People's Place Library. Wow! What a beautiful day here in Nova Scotia. I hope this newsletter reaches you with happy hearts and warmth from the sun. Submissions Gathering of the Arts 2017 Call for Projects Application Deadline: June 13th, 2017. The exhibition is open to artist members of AC

Jun 06 2018 Email (Jun 2018)
June 7, 2018 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, “There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.” - Vicki Baum Residencies Choreographic Residencies Across Canada The Dance Current Choreographic residences are an opportunity to develop work and to grow as an artist. They come in all shapes and sizes. Most provide artists with the time to explore and create, but they can also provide support through rehearsal space, technological and production expertise and mentor

May 26 2017 Email (May 2017)
ACA Arts Mixer Reminder Dear members, Antigonish Culture Alive (ACA) would like to remind everyone of our Arts Mixer happening tomorrow, Saturday, May 27 between 8-11pm. We're curious to hear what artisitic endeavors are on the horizon for you all this season. We also want to extend an invitation to any inspired and fresh voices to join our Board of Directors. We welcome people of all ages, backgrounds and occupations who are interested in the arts and promoting Antigonish as a m

May 22 2017 Email (May 2017)
May 23, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER May 23, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Dear members, This is to advise you of the Antigoinsh Culture Alive Annual General Meeting on June 20th, at 7pm in the Community Room, People's Place Library. I hope you all had the opportunity to enjoy the sunshine this long weekend, and I hope what I bring you today is informative and inspiring. Events Antigonish Culture Alive (ACA) would like to invite inspired and fresh voices to join our Board of Directors. We welcome

May 14 2017 Email (May 2017)
ACA Arts Mixer Dear all, Antigonish Culture Alive is pleased to extend to you an invitation to join us for a fun evening of mixing and mingling at The Bauer Theatre Green Room on Saturday, May 27th between 8pm - 11pm. We will be sharing what is coming up this season with ACA, and we are courious as to what artistic endeavors are on the horizon with you all. We hope to see you there. Sincerely, Rachel Rachel Power, ACA Arts Coordinator Antigonish Culture Alive (ACA) P.O. Box

May 14 2017 Email 1 (May 2017)
Attention Artists Dear Artists, Here is some information that might appeal to you. Antigonight is looking for volunteers! We want folks who are motivated help to build our festival throughout the summer. Antigonight will be hosting events over the first two weeks of September, culminating in an after dark festival of the arts Saturday September 16th. We're re-imagining and expanding the festival this year to provide more cultural and arts based projects around town. If you're in

May 11 2017 Email (May 2017)
Attention Artists Dear Artists, Here is some information that might appeal to you. Antigonight is looking for volunteers! We want folks who are motivated help to build our festival throughout the summer. Antigonight will be hosting events over the first two weeks of September, culminating in an after dark festival of the arts Saturday September 16th. We're re-imagining and expanding the festival this year to provide more cultural and arts based projects around town. If you're in

May 08 2017 Email (May 2017)
April 25, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER May 8, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Hi ACA Members, There are plenty of opportunities and events happening this spring and summer. Be sure to take advantage of all the offerings! Deadlines for Grants: Arts Nova Scotia has a deadline for Grants for Individuals on May 15th: https://artsns.ca/grants-awards/grants/grants-individuals Important updates on the Canada Council for the Arts' portal for online grant applications! Following the latest testing, they h

Apr 25 2017 Email (Apr 2017)
April 25, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER April 25, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Hi ACA Members, I have for you today an array of venues and opportunities for your pleasure. Venues: Old Barn Gallery The OLD BARN GALLERY is located on a 300-acre farm in Pomquet, Antigonish county. They’ve been in business since 2010 and have three venues (an old barn, a newish barn and the former carriage house) for displaying art at this gallery. The owners are interested in talking with local artists who would li

Apr 13 2017 Email (Apr 2017)
April 13, 2017 ACA NEWSLETTER Hi ACA Members, I have for you today an array of workshops and applications from various organizations. Apply: Festivals and Events Program: Communities, Culture and Heritage Deadline is April 15 https://cch.novascotia.ca/festivals-and-events-program A Piece of Antigonish is a celebration of Antigonish’s local talent and StFX’s Art and Music Department in the heart of our downtown on Main Street, Antigonish - Music, food, and beautiful art. Int

Apr 08 2017 Email (Apr 2017)
The Passing of Trudi Bunting Dear all, It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our friend and former board of directors member, Trudi Bunting, who passed away at the age of 72 in St. Martha’s Regional Hosptial, Antigonish, on April 3, 2017. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Monday from 7 to 9pm in C.L. Curry Funeral Home, 135 College Street, Antigonish. No funeral service is scheduled. In Memoriam, donations to L’Arche Antigonish appreciated. Onl

Apr 06 2017 Email (Apr 2017)
WFNS So You Want to Be Published & Speculative Fiction + VANS Newsletter Hello, On behalf of the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia, Here are two great upcoming workshops offered by WFNS in Antigonish. Please register soon if you want to attend. WFNS is hosting "So You Want to Be Published" WHAT: So You Want to Be Published - a Professional Development Session. WHEN: Saturday, April 22, 2017, 2016. 1:00-3:00 PM. WHERE: St James United Church, 197 Main Street COST: $15/Members, $25/No

Mar 28 2017 Email 1 (Mar 2017)
Healing Through Art: Responding to and Preventing Sexual Violence - Paqtnkek Project Hello, On behalf of Karla Stevens, RPSVP: The RPSVP is currently looking for 25 community members to participate in this Healing Through Art Painting Classes at the Paqtnkek Gym. All the supplies would be provided and this is open to community members 16 years of age and older. If you would like to sign up, please contact Karla Stevens at 902-870-7299 or email karla@awrcsasa.ca I will be sending out a

Mar 28 2017 Email 2 (Mar 2017)
Peace Forum: Celebrating NS Youth in Building Peace JUSTICE, ART & YOUTH IN ACTION Initiative 2017 Peace Forums Celebrating Nova Scotian Youth Leadership in Building Peace We are delighted to invite you to join community leaders, young artists, activists and visionaries, to pay tribute to young Nova Scotian changemakers striving to bring peace and justice to Nova Scotia. Together, we will celebrate their transformative work and explore community action-driven solutions around issues

Mar 26 2017 Email 8 (Mar 2017)
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