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AT THE MARIGOLD: African Nova Scotia Variety Show and A Marigold Variety Show

Marigold Cultural Centre.
Marigold Cultural Centre.

TRURO, N.S. – The Marigold will be holding two variety shows in a row this week.

The African Nova Scotia Variety Show, cancelled by a snowstorm earlier in February is tonight and “A Marigold Variety Show” organized the Cobequid Arts Council is scheduled for Thursday night.

The ANS show will include readings, singing, dancing and other performances with an Afrocentric theme.

The ANS variety has been held at Truro Junior High the last three years but that wasn’t possible under work to rule earlier this year.

The Marigold and the Town of Truro stepped up to make the cultural centre available to at no cost for the show.

The event is free to enter, donations welcome and organizers will selling 50/50 tickets with all proceeds going to the Apex Invitational Golf Association-Scholarship Fund

Apex which provides scholarships for young African Nova Scotians in Colchester County.

The show is scheduled to run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The Cobequid Arts Council is holding A Marigold Variety Show Thursday evening as a fundraiser for programming at the Marigold Cultural Centre.

The lineup of local talent includes a youth choir, the Marigold Ukulele players, the special performance squad of the Cobequid Dance Academy and Langille’s Taekwondo, who will be performing board breaking among other techniques.

The variety show will also feature the debut of a boys quartet, The Guys From Studio T, directed by Ross Thompson, 13-year-old pianist Isabella Young, 15-year-old harpist Caedda Enright, the blues band the McCready Brothers, 17-year-old pianist Madeline Young, duo Celine and Josee, and soloist Emma Smit.

Truro All Stars Cheer and Tumble will be doing the grand finale for the show.

The show starts at 7 p.m. and costs $15.

jonathan.riley@tc.tc

The African Nova Scotia Variety Show, cancelled by a snowstorm earlier in February is tonight and “A Marigold Variety Show” organized the Cobequid Arts Council is scheduled for Thursday night.

The ANS show will include readings, singing, dancing and other performances with an Afrocentric theme.

The ANS variety has been held at Truro Junior High the last three years but that wasn’t possible under work to rule earlier this year.

The Marigold and the Town of Truro stepped up to make the cultural centre available to at no cost for the show.

The event is free to enter, donations welcome and organizers will selling 50/50 tickets with all proceeds going to the Apex Invitational Golf Association-Scholarship Fund

Apex which provides scholarships for young African Nova Scotians in Colchester County.

The show is scheduled to run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The Cobequid Arts Council is holding A Marigold Variety Show Thursday evening as a fundraiser for programming at the Marigold Cultural Centre.

The lineup of local talent includes a youth choir, the Marigold Ukulele players, the special performance squad of the Cobequid Dance Academy and Langille’s Taekwondo, who will be performing board breaking among other techniques.

The variety show will also feature the debut of a boys quartet, The Guys From Studio T, directed by Ross Thompson, 13-year-old pianist Isabella Young, 15-year-old harpist Caedda Enright, the blues band the McCready Brothers, 17-year-old pianist Madeline Young, duo Celine and Josee, and soloist Emma Smit.

Truro All Stars Cheer and Tumble will be doing the grand finale for the show.

The show starts at 7 p.m. and costs $15.

jonathan.riley@tc.tc

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