Culture

Home Child

Between 1869 and the late 1930s, over 100,000 British children were sent to Canada. Believed by Canadians to be orphans, only two percent truly were. Townshippers' Association is pleased to present their story, told through Laura Teasdale’s newest play, Home Child on Sat. Jan 14 at 7:00 pm, at Bandeen Hall, Bishop's University, 2600 rue College. Descendants of the home children make up 11% of Canada’s population, yet their existence

Read more
Musical Casting Call

Do you want to be an actor, a dancer, a singer, a composer? Are you musically inclined? Interested in an era of prohibition? The production company of Johnny Bootlegger, the musical, is looking for a dozen participants between the ages of 18 and 35 to work on an extraordinary stage project at the Haskell Opera House in Stanstead. No experience is required, just a willingness to learn and have fun. There is something for everyone to do; from performing

Read more
Taproot V Seeks Writers, Poets, Visual Artists, Photographers, and Patrons

Taproot V Seeks Writers, Poets, Visual Artists, Photographers, and Patrons   Townshippers’ Association’s head office has received many calls during the past few years from writers and artists, wondering when a call for submissions would go out for the next edition of Taproot: Poetry, Prose and Images from the Eastern Townships. Wonder no more for the time is now! The original Taproot was published in 1999 to mark the occasion of TA’s 20th

Read more
    X
    X