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April 27, 2019, by Stacey Gomez

There’s been a lot of hype about this Sunday’s Canada-themed episode of The Simpsons, which will reportedly see Lisa Simpson accidentally getting asylum in Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, voiced by […]

Mayworks Festival begins in Fredericton

April 25, 2019, by Mayworks Fredericton

Artists and workers invite all to celebrate the fifth annual Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts in Fredericton on unceded Wolastoq terri ...

Tertulias: philosophy cafes in Fredericton

January 18, 2019, by Tertulias Fredericton

Tertulias this winter in Fredericton will feature the lives and works of philosophers, painters, poets, historians, a playwright and a mathematician! ...

Behind the scenes of the Fredericton Playhouse’s curtain call

October 15, 2018, by Jared Durelle

Over the last five years, the Fredericton Playhouse has run hundreds of ticketed and non-ticketed events but with its 55th birthday approaching, the P ...

  • Wonderfully WARPED
    October 10, 2018, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    In the art world, casual conversations can lead to brilliant collaborations. Artists Emily Kennedy, Rebecca Salazar and Emily Blair showcased their multidisciplinary collaborative project at Memorial Hall on Oct. 5, […]

  • Natalie Sappier finds her Wolastoq voice
    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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • El Jones at Mayworks Fredericton [audio]
    May 5, 2015, by From the Margins

    El Jones performed at Mayworks Fredericton : a week long artistic celebration of working class culture and recognition of International Workers Day . El Jones is Halifax Poet laureate, and […]

  • Cocaine Plane toys with local history
    March 10, 2015, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    In 1989, the New York Times mentioned Fredericton, New Brunswick. During the eighties’ U.S. war against the Colombian cartels, it was newsworthy in such a prominent publication, that a plane […]

  • Mother Earth’s Plea: a poem by Melissa Augustine [audio]
    May 18, 2014, by From the Margins

    Fredericton – The Conservation Council of New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Federation of Woodlot Owners organized a rally to oppose the backroom forestry deal between JD Irving and the […]

  • Lîla Ensemble: Dancing Music Playing Dance
    May 9, 2013, by Lila Ensemble

    Lîla Ensemble, a Toronto based contemporary dance and music improvisation group, presents an evening of adventurous play in movement and music at Fredericton’s Gallery Connexion (440 York St. on May […]