Affordable Antigonish on ACALA TV

Affordable Antigonish, directed by Peter Murphy, is the first in a series of videos on housing issues affecting the people of Antigonish. This project, made possible through funding made available through the Catherine Donnelly Foundation, was a collaboration between the Antigonish County Adult Learning Association (ACALA), the Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre and Sexual Assault Services […]

Tompkinsville plays Antigonish, April 30, 2015

  Lindsay Kyte’s magnificent play Tompkinsville came to Antigonish on April 30, 2015 and played to a receptive audience, clearly proud of our town and university’s role in Tompkinsville as part of the Antigonish Movement. An additional part of the auditorium had to be opened up.  Standing ovation! These photos of Fr. Jimmy and Tompkinsville reveal […]

Photographs of Strong Women

  What do photographs of women, taken by women, look like? In honor of International Women’s Day, March 8,  seven female National Geographic photographers shared an image they took that revealed a woman’s experience. In a world where gender equality is still elusive, these photographs tell stories of hope, bravery, hardship, and survival.   Philomene, […]

Street Photography by Photojournalist Benjamin Lowy

“Good art doesn’t follow dots or lines, otherwise we would still be drawing like we did in kindergarten with paint-by-number books,” writes photojournalist Benjamin Lowy, editor of the most recently published Your Shot story. “Art—and for this class specifically, street photography—is about expressing yourself and asking questions through image-making about the world around you. Some […]

FoAL launches fundraising campaign From The Casket, March 12, 2015 Friends of the Antigonish Library (FoAL) vice-chair Len. ‘P.D.’ MacDonald, fundraising chair Edward Langille and chair Lyle Smith, as well as Amberlee Boulton from the People’s Place Library, met recently to discuss a new fundraising campaign FoAL has started. PHOTO: Richard MacKenzie   Noting libraries across the province […]

Snoga on Snowshoes on the Keppoch Summit

Frig Off Get Fit hosted an Antigonish first —  Yoga on SnowshoesOur Snowga instructor Speirag Hendra, Noella Murphy with FrigOffGetFit leaders Rosemary Curry and Filmmaker Corinne Dunphy John Graham=Pole reaches the summit Dorothy Lander reaches the summit

Detroit in the Depression Years Through the Eyes of Frido Kahlo and Diego Rivera

  Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit will be on view at the Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit) March 15–July 12. The catalogue is published by Yale University Press. The period between April 1932 and March 1933, when artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo sojourned in Detroit, was a desperate time […]

Canadian photographic artist Geneviève Cadieux Exhibition at Mount St. Vincent Art Gallery 21 March to 17 May 2015 Here you may see the best portrait that, later, I was able to make of him. Passages to Abstraction. Geneviève Cadieux Geneviève Cadieux, Ravissement 1985 (detail) black and white stereoscopic photograph (© Geneviève Cadieux) 21 Mar 2015 – 17 May 2015 Organized and circulated by the Musée d’art de Joliette with financial support from […]

Del Bel band on Q March 6, 2015

The Southern Ontario 15-musician band has a Hollywood collaboration as its backstory, as reported in Toronto’s NOW magazine: It’s a bit of a cliché to describe a band that deals in eerie atmospherics and dark blues as “cinematic,” but in the case of Del Bel it’s not only accurate – it’s literal. Bandleader Tyler Belluz […]