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Ye Olde Blacksmith Art Gallery in Stanstead set to begin summer season

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STANSTEAD — Friday marks the opening of the Vieux Forgeron (Ye Olde Blacksmith) Art Gallery in Stanstead with ‘Response to the Land’, an exhibition of floral art and painting by husband and wife duo Linda and Charles Peacock from Fitch Bay, Quebec, and ‘Response of Humans: Greece, Refugees, and Love’, a collaboration of voices from…

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Granit Central kicks off summer season with grand opening event

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STANSTEAD — The Granit Central Co-Op kicked off a new season last weekend with a grand opening event that brought out new exhibitions, new products, and even live music by Mike Goudreau. Stanstead, which refers to itself as the “Granite Capital of Canada,” is the ideal location for a museum that celebrates all things granite.…

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“Rumors” keeps audiences laughing during QNEK’s opening weekend at the Haskell

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STANSTEAD — QNEK Productions, the award-winning international theatre company in residence at the historic Haskell Opera House, opened its 24th season over the weekend with the uproarious Neil Simon farce, “Rumors.” The show features a stellar cast from both sides of the border. Mike Desjardins, Alan Franklin, Kim Gannon, Phil Gosselin, Mary Hoadley, Sue Kuzma,…

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    Alison Barlow and Alex Bimm in a scene from Oscar.

Free theatrical performance at Stanstead College this Saturday

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STANSTEAD — Stanstead College presents a free public performance of the comedy Oscar by Claude Magnier this Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m. in Pierce Hall. Admission is free. Translated and adapted for use at Stanstead College, the comedy is set in 1920’s New York City and follows a businessman who finds his life unraveling around…

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    Winnipeg-based folk/pop band Sweet Alibi stop for a group photo outside the Newman home on Sunday. Photos by Tanya Mueller.
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Sweet Alibi charms audience at Stanstead House Concert Network

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STANSTEAD — Western Canadian Music Award Winners, Sweet Alibi, stopped by the Stanstead House Concert Network last Sunday. The music series continues to attract top-notch musicians and draw people from all over Quebec, as the Newman family’s living room becomes an intimate concert venue. On Sunday, the Winnipeg-based folk/pop band infused their signature harmonies with…

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Vieux Forgeron “Blacksmith” Art Gallery in Stanstead set for new season

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STANSTEAD — Margrethe Ulvik, “Masked Emotions,” along with Karen Ida Liedl “Order and Chaos,” will open the summer program at the Vieux Forgeron art gallery, located at 240a Dufferin Street in Stanstead on June 18 through July 5. The vernissage will take place on Saturday June 20, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Margrethe Ulvik…

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Scenes from Kyra Shaughnessy at the Stanstead House Concert series

STANSTEAD — Singer-songwriter Kyra Shaughnessy brought her unique folk-roots blend of music to the Stanstead House Concert series last Sunday. Sitting in on kora with Shaughnessy was musician Stephen Fuller. The Stanstead House Concert series is a project that brings one family’s living room in Stanstead, Quebec, into an intimate concert venue. The series has…

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Kyra Shaughnessy at Stanstead House Concert series this Sunday afternoon

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STANSTEAD — Celebrate the arrival of the warm season with Quebecois singer/songwriter Kyra Shaughnessy as she brings her unique folk-roots blend of music defined by warm, jazzy vocals to the Stanstead House Concert series. Often compared to the likes of Joan Baez and Ani DiFranco, Kyra’s music artfully combines elements of “political folk” and sacred…

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