Annex Gallery: Photo Fredericton Group Show, February 27-April 17

Gallery Connexion’s Annex Gallery invites you to the opening reception of Photo Fredericton’s Group show at The Playhouse, 686 Queen Street on Thursday February 28th, 2013 from 5:00pm to 6:45pm.   The exhibition will run until April 17th 2013. Photo Fredericton was incorporated in 1984 and now has 92 members.  They have a group show every …

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Puppets aren’t just for kids…

Have you ever had a childhood hobby that got out of hand? For over 30 years, ventriloquist and comedienne Lynn Trefzger has given life to a trunk full of comical and kooky characters. Named the 2006 Funniest Female Performer of the Year, by CAMPUS ACTIVITIES MAGAZINE and nominated 2007 Funniest Female by American Entertainment Magazine, …

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She’s singing her society song

“Society Song” is the third release from Sarah Slean's latest double album, Land and Sea. Taken from the more upbeat Land album produced by Joel Plaskett, “Society Song” is about being happy not to belong – something quite different from what we aspire to as humans. But then again, Slean’s powerful voice and original sound …

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Manx adds Harvest Jazz and Blues favourite Steve Marriner to upcoming show!

Harry Manx's World Affairs is set to hit the Playhouse stage on Tuesday, February 19 and will now include the intensely energetic and powerful performer Steve Marriner, whose incorporation of various styles of Blues with that of rock n’ roll, has had him grabbing audiences from their seats and moving them to their feet night …

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Creative Juices: The force is strong with this one.

Cory Pacione is owner and creative director for Creative Juices, a long-time partner of The Fredericton Playhouse. Creative Juices made its first splash in 2007, offering full graphic and web design services, and has been delivering outstanding designs ever since. With experience in many different areas, they'll work with you to enhance your existing image …

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The “Riot of 1913” comes to the Fredericton Playhouse

by Amani Wassef, Director of Education and Community Engagement On February 28 The Fredericton Playhouse welcomes Quebec-based contemporary dance company Cas Public to our stage with their refreshing and energetic work Varations S. Varations S revisits the world of the Ballets Russes one hundred years after the iconic company was founded. Cas Public Choreographer, Hélène …

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The mutations of spring and the riots it brings

When choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky’s The Rite of Spring premiered in 1913 it was so controversial that audience members had fistfights in the aisles. Fast forward to present day and parents still don’t understand “kids these days” and their “so-called music”. Cas Public’s Variations S, a refreshing, high-energy work inspired by the Ballet Russes and the …

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