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Eastern Townships

The Eastern Townships represented on the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry

10574259_768120466562548_8218406762063067895_n.jpgThe Scottish Diaspora Tapestry is a bringing together people with Scottish heritage from all over the world, one stitch at a time. Jane Loiselle (pictured) of Lennoxville embroidered a panel representing the Eastern Townships for the project
She joined our Rachelle Solomon to talk about her participation, as did Gordon Prestoungrange who commissioned the tapestry. Listen here

New book showcases Memphrémagog area

20140729_134532.jpgMemphrémagog: An Illustrated History / Une histoire illustrée is a bilingual coffee table book, as the title suggests, all about the Memphrémagog area in the Eastern Townships. Award-winning filmmaker, author and photographer Louise Abbott joined our Rachelle Solomon to talk about the inspiration for the project, the first of two volumes. Listen here

 

Award-winning play ART in Knowlton

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for BRKWY LOGO FINAL.jpgSunshine Theatre Productions is currently rehearsing ART by Yasmina Reza. The professional English-language theatre company in the Eastern Townships will stage the award-winning play in Knowlton starting August 1st. Our Rachelle Solomon spoke with cast members Frank Fontaine and Doug Hooper, and director Kate Wisdom. Listen here