Andy Brown founded Conundrum Press in Montreal in 1996, but he’s been based in the Wolfville area for the last five years.
Originally Conundrum published fiction and poetry, but after 2011 he began to publish graphic comics exclusively. Lately, Brown has been on tour marking the 20th anniversary of his publishing house.
Conundrum is considered one of the most respected and acclaimed graphic novel publishers in the country. To mark the press’ 20th anniversary, he is releasing 20 x 20, an anthology featuring little-seen and unpublished work from 20 Conundrum authors, alongside a recap of the press’s 129-title backlist. atre, Wolfville. Tickets cost $9 and they are available 30 minutes before the screening.
The popular local dance band, Bluesmobile, will perform on May 27 for the Apple Blossom Festival’s music event.
The music will run from 8-10:15 p.m. in Kentville’s Memorial Park. Admission is free.
Bluesmobile is known as the Annapolis Valley’s most fun 15piece band. Fireworks will follow.
Laura Smith and Lynn Miles will present an afternoon concert at the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts on May 29.
The centre is partnering with the Deep Roots Music Festival to have the two singers in residence for two weeks, working with schools, writing music and mentoring other musicians.
Come see what they’ve been up to in a cozy afternoon concert at Ross Creek on Sunday, May 29, at 2 p.m. Admission $17.25 in advance, or $20 at the door. Ticket price includes a scone.
Until June 26, the Acadia University Art Gallery presents a selection of work from the permanent collection and explores ways in which artists approach sequence in their work.
The exhibition showcases the printmaking strength of the collection and includes selections from: An Atlantic Bestiary by Cecil
Day, A Book of Hours:
Labours of the Months by
Alex Colville, Map of Flowers by Noboru Sawai, Six Variations upon a Spoerri Landscape by Emmett Williams as well as botanical miniatures by Gwendolyn Hales.
A ‘Build Yourself a Town’: Clay Workshop is set for two days, May 28-29, led by artist Elizabeth Sircom.
Then join curator Laurie Dalton for a discussion of the exhibit on June 8 at 2 p.m.
will help fund the Deep Roots Artists in Schools Program.
Deep Roots and the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts are initiating a new partnership — hosting two songwriters in residence May 15 to 29.
Festival passes are now on sale for the Sept. 22-25 Deep Roots Festival.
The Wilf Carter Concert Committee of the Fieldwood Heritage Society, in Canning, has decided that the spring 2016 Wilf Carter and Musical Variety Night will not be held on May 28, which is Apple Blossom Saturday. This year’s concert will be held instead in the fall.
Details of the fall event will be announced, says Avril Harwood, who is one of the organizers.
“Wilf Carter fans can rest assured that the fall concert will be outstanding. We look forward to seeing you all then.” Hainstock has his new exhibit entitled East, West Horizons at the Harvest Gallery in Wolfville.
from Port Williams, Glooscap, Gaspereau, Wolfville, LE Shaw and New Minas Elementary Schools on display until May 29 at Jack’s Gallery, Wolfville (in the Just us! Café). This the third year art has been collected in this venue by volunteers. Jacks Gallery is always looking for submissions, for information go to:
http:// www. acadiacinema. coop/jacksgallery