CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

Art Marathon Festival

Some of Eastern Edge Gallery's annual celebration of the arts on the weekend in St. John's.

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Republic of Doyle

Photos from Cochrane Street in St.John's.

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seen at the folk festival

The 2011 Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival warm and dry. Kids play area  in the front, the main stage to the rear, Sean McCann and friends on stage.

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Under the bleachers on the Neil Murray stage, Murphy's Reel.

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(Barely) seen at Wishingwell Park

The grass still grows despite the lousy weather in St. John's and it still needs a trim.

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Republic of Extras

They're not Russell Crowe, but they're big stars to us.

Yesterday, members of the CBC crew took on roles as extras on the Republic of Doyle, playing reporters and camerapeople. Bit of a stretch, eh? Here are: Lee Pitts as himself, Sherry Vivian as Sherry Vivian, Bruce Tilley as Bruce Tilley, Natalie Kalata as Natalie Kalata and Ted Dillon as Ted Dillon

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The 2011 Royal St. John's Regatta

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Hey Rosetta! at the George Street Festival

Photos by Patrick Morrell.

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Biggest catch of his day

Lee Pitts caught this lovely cod in this weekend's recreational fishery.




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seen Saturday evening outside the St. Jude Hotel in Clarenville

A group of ATV enthusiasts crossing the island of Newfoundland on the old rail bed. They arrived in Argentia that morning and have a week to get to Port aux Basques.

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A unique flower bed in Point Leamington

These people took the expression flower "bed" literally.

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seen at the Squid Festival in Glover's Harbour

These shots are from the scenic community of Glovers Harbour on the northeast coast where they were celebrating the annual Squid Festival and the unveiling of a new Canada Post stamp commemorating the community's giant squid statue.

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IMGP1589.JPGCanada Post's Heather House, local MHA Clayton Forsey, the stamp's designer, Fraser Ross, mayor of Leading Tickles and president of Municipalities NL, Harry Hallett in the background.

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IMGP1594.JPGGlover's Harbour's oldest and youngest residents cut the giant squid cake: Amber Ward (left), Eva Goudie (right).

IMGP1597.JPGDescendants of Joseph Martin, the man who caught the giant squid in 1878, gathered around the stamp.

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2011 Lantern Festival in St. John's

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