A look at some of the stories featured this week on Grid City.
Theatre UNB are currently in the midst of their production of Les Belles-Soeurs, the much loved hit comedy by Quebec’s best known playwright, Michel Tremblay. We heard from Fredericton Playhouse executive director Tim Yerxa prior to Wednesday’s public meeting discussing the future of performing arts facilities in Fredericton. Fredericton’s Mike Humble announced a house concert tour with fellow NB musician Drake Adams and Cedric Noel dropped a new track from his forthcoming solo project. NB Craft Council held their annual fundraiser and the Silver Wave Film Festival announced their lineup. Speaking of announcements, this coming Wednesday, Picaroons will host a party to officially launch their seasonal favourite, Winter Warmer and the good peeps at Shivering Songs will join in the fun to announce their initial lineup for the fifth edition of the festival. In our regular feature Home Scene, city musician and artist Penelope Stevens professes her love for The Waking Night, Force Fields and ReNue and we also started a new feature series called Centre Stage talking theatre with some of the city’s movers and shakers.
This week was easily our most popular week with online traffic taking a major leap forward. We’re still trying to figure out how to be the best city arts supporter we can and continue to do our best to help promote the city’s many cultural happenings. We encourage you to keep sending us your info, story ideas, thoughts, concepts and all your zany plans on how we can work together to create a more aware and engaged community. Have a great weekend. We’ll see you on Monday!