October 9, 2013 – Andy Brown at AGNS

ABrownAndy Brown – Wednesday, October 9 at AGNS Yarmouth
Tickets- http://etixnow.com/events/andy-brown-oct-9
$12 in advance (taxes/fees included)
$15 at the door
Doors open at 7pm // Show at 8pm

Fredericton folk-rocker Andy Brown honest songwriting and witty on-stage banter has made him a must-see performer on the Canadian and International music scene.

His true words and stuck-in-your-head melodies have garnered 2013 Music NB nominations for Solo Recording of the Year, SOCAN Song of the Year and Pop Recording of the Year. He’s also credited with finalist titles in some of the world’s most prestigious songwriting competitions such as the International Songwriting Competition, the Unsigned Only Music Competition and the UK Songwriting Contest.

Brown is returning for his third tour of Australia this year. While there, he’ll support past Australian Idol winner Damien Leith on his upcoming CD release tour, with whom Brown has a pair of co-writes on the highly anticipated new album.


August 30, 2013 – Hear! Here! at the gallery

The Morningside Jazz Trio August 30, 2013

morningside jazz trioCool Food and Hot Jazz
The Hear! Here! Society, is hosting a Jazz evening with the Morningside Jazz Trio at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Western Branch. This event will take place on Friday, August 30, with a gala reception at 7 p.m. The concert will follow at 8 p.m. Advance tickets, $20, are  available by calling 742-8765.

August 25, 2013 – September is Maud month


Maud_Model TSept 3 -29, 2013 Reproductions of Maud Lewis artworks on display in Th’YARC lobby in partnership with the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Western Branch.



September  8, 2013   2pm
Creative Minds Series
With Playwright Hal Theriault’s “Sharing Heritage through Theatre”.
A creative mind is an asset in many occupations. Through our Creative Minds presentations, we will hear from people in our community who have interesting artistic passions.
Hal started life as a teacher and after 18 years wanted to entertain through theatre, and while teaching he was involved in drama and writing plays. He studied drama and theatre at Acadia University, Queen Mary College, and University of London, England. Hal also did some acting in England.
Hal also started his own company, Basin Productions, and worked in schools universities as well as prisons presenting plays dealing with racism, conflict resolution, etc.
Hal has also written and performed full-length plays, dinner theatre, and spent five summers with
his company performing on the M. V. Bluenose.
Hal has settled back home in Digby, enjoying his new puppy and is very much involved with the Digby Area Theatre Society. Hal accepts commissions and writes plays for various communities and groups. Quote: “I think it is vital for communities to preserve and present their heritage.”
Come and enjoy refreshments and good conversation.

 Sept 14, 2013,  7:30pm

Maud Lewis Play at Th’YARC . Play writtMaud Lewis photoen and directed by Hal Theriault. 

  Sept 21, 2013

Film Screening of Maud at the Gallery 2pm.




Sept 22, 2013 2pm Family Sunday


 Maud-ify a “found piece”. Decorate/paint found items in the style and spirit of Maud Lewis. Have fun learning about Maud Lewis and how she transformed fbreadboxound items into pieces of art. Now it’s your chance to “Maud-ify” your own piece of artwork using bright beautiful colours. Limited space, call 902 749 2248 or email   agnsyarmouth@gov.ns.ca  register cost $5.00 per child – all materials supplied.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Yarmouth Branch

January 27, 2013 – Creatice Minds “Etched in the imagination”

Creative Minds on January 27th with Cecil Day,  David Cain, and Virginia Stoddard proved to be a fascinating presentation with a lively discussion. Thanks again to Cecil, David and Virginia for bringing your art work (and what’s involved!) to our attention. Here are a few photos from the afternoon.