Edwards holds no illusions about his importance

(reposted from http://telegraphjournal.canadaeast.com) JEFF DUCHARME TELEGRAPH-JOURNAL SAINT JOHN - Country music star Shania Twain may have a museum in her hometown of Timmins, Ont., but when you're a comedian, the best you can hope for is perhaps a garden shed. "That would be fine with me," Derek Edwards said. Edwards also grew up in the …

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City Awards $75,000 in Arts Culture and Heritage Grants to 22 Groups

(reposted from http://www.fredericton.ca) Through the City of Fredericton’s Arts, Culture and Heritage Grants Program, $75,000 in grants have been awarded to 22 non-profit arts, heritage and cultural organizations. The selected proposals range from theatrical projects like Shakespeare’s Macbeth, to be staged in Odell Park, and a ‘Music of the World’ series, to be presented during …

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The circus is coming to town

(reposted from http://dailygleaner.canadaeast.com) By LAVERNE STEWART stewart.laverne@dailygleaner.com You can expect the unexpected when you see Jamie Adkins perform. Adkins delights people of all ages with his one-man circus comedy show, Circus Incognitus. Since his start as a street performer in San Diego at the age of 13, Jamie Adkins has been delighting audiences of all …

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Harvest adds more headliners

(reposted from http://telegraphjournal.canadaeast.com)   John Hiatt, Big Sugar and Kermit Ruffins have been added to the list of headliners at this year' Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival in Fredericton. Harvest officials also announced Thursday that The Trews and Elliot Brook were added to the lineup for the 20th anniversary edition of the festival, running Sept. 14-19. …

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‘Gee whiskers:’ theatre school brings classic musical to life

(reposted from http://dailygleaner.canadaeast.com) Let's sing | Theatre school can't wait to take stage By ALEXANDRA DAVIS davis.alexandra@dailygleaner.com   You can bet your bottom dollar audiences of all ages will fall in love with Theatre New Brunswick Theatre School's latest production. High school-aged students in the program have been rehearsing the musical Annie since September. The …

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TNB Theatre School Presents ANNIE

Theatre New Brunswick Theatre School is pleased to present ANNIE, based on the book by Thomas Meehan, with music and lyrics by Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin. Set in the 1930s, this heart-warming musical takes you on a fiery young orphan’s journey to find her long-lost parents. Annie, who lives in an orphanage run by …

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