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March 7, 2018, by Sophie M. Lavoie

The NB Media Co-op interviewed Wolastoq artist Natalie Sappier- Samaqani Cocahq about her new play, Finding Wolastoq Voice, premiering March 8, 2018 at Theatre New Brunswick in Fredericton and touring the […]

Paul Robeson in Saint John, New Brunswick, October 1945: A Concert that was More than a Concert

February 12, 2018, by David Frank

I remember listening to Paul Robeson, many years ago, in a class on American history. It was an LP called Ballad for Americans, and we played that ten ...

Guatemalan feminist hip hop artist raises voice against state femicide

November 16, 2017, by Jackie McVicar

Who knows what March 8 is?” Rebeca Lane is half-way through her hip hop show and the question seems almost trite after 30 minutes of singing about r ...

Canadian mining victim’s story dramatized in Fredericton

September 20, 2017, by Sophie M. Lavoie

A group from the Unitarian Fellowship of Fredericton held a reading of the play, The Last Walk of Adolfo Ich, on Sept. 19 in Fredericton. The play, cr ...

  • Natalie Sappier sings Indigenous reality and survival
    June 23, 2017, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Wolastoqiyik artist Samaqani Cocahq-Natalie Sappier performed at the Beaverbrook Gallery on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, “National Aboriginal Day,” in Fredericton. Sappier’s very intimate performance was offered to the public on [&hellip ...

  • No White Picket Fence in New Brunswick
    February 9, 2017, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    A new play broaches the often cruel realities lived by children in foster care in New Brunswick. The world premiere of the play No White Picket Fence was held on […]

  • Watching Glory Die: Incomprehension remains
    November 17, 2015, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Fredericton Theatre New Brunswick showcased Nova Scotia’s Mulgrave Road Theatre Production of “Watching Glory Die,” written by Judith Thompson, and inspired by the tragic story of NB teen Ashley Smith […]

  • Falkenstein’s captivating environmental treatise
    November 10, 2015, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    The award-winning play Lac/Athabasca, written by Len Falkenstein, Director of the Drama Program at the University of New Brunswick, was staged Oct. 14th to 17th at UNB’s Memorial Hall in […]

  • Lisa Anne Ross’ Engorged Cabaret
    June 12, 2015, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Lisa Anne Ross is offering her Engorged: A One Woman Cabaret About Motherhood to the Fredericton community for two nights only at the Black Box Theatre on St. Thomas Campus. […]