A look at some of the stories featured this week on Grid City.
Here’s a quick recap of what our week looked like. There was a lot of musical events happening all over the city. With any luck, everyone had a chance to catch at least one show.
First off, The Capital Complex has been playing host to several bands this week as part of Pre-Pop. Events continue through until Saturday. The Haunted Tour at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre and Science East is set to launch this coming week. We heard from some of the event organizers involved in delivering this year’s tour. The Fredericton Public Library’s writer-in-residence, Karen Pinchin, presented her second lecture in a casual series of four that focuses on words, books and food. In this week’s edition of Home Scene, local musician Mike Nason shares his thoughts on music happenings in the city. Fredericton’s Gallery 78 launches a new exhibit this week called My Favourite Things featuring the work of five women who share a common bond with Atlantic Canada. The Charlotte Street Arts Center has announced the 4th annual NB-ME Festival focusing on young and emerging New Brunswick musicians. In theatre, Imaginary Circumstances Theatre open their season with two plays, Never Swim Alone and This is a Play at the Ted Daigle Auditorium this weekend. Canadian musician Dan Mangan is back with a new project and has announced a stop in Fredericton with special guest Hayden. Pretty in Pink’s annual Halloween ball, Nightmare on George Street returns to the Boyce Farmers Market and finally, PEI songwriter Lennie Gallants performs at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre on Friday October 24 in support of his latest album, Live Acoustic at the Carleton.
Be sure to send us your news and events to gridcitymagazine (at) gmail dot com