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CONGRATULATIONS TO NEW BRUNSWICK MUSEUM GEOLOGY CURATOR, DR. RANDALL MILLER

Dr. Randall Miller, Research Curator and Head of Geology and Palaeontology at the New Brunswick Museum and an adjunct professor at the University of New Brunswick, recently received the Distinguished Scientist Award (Gesner Medal) from the Atlantic Geoscience Society.



The Award is made annually to a person who has developed and promoted the advancement of geoscience in the Atlantic region, and whose contribution is large enough in scope to have made an impact beyond the immediate… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 26, 2010 at 3:55pm — No Comments

MARCH BREAK IN UPTOWN SAINT JOHN



The Aquatic Centre is a great place to splash and play during the March Break.

The Flip ‘n’ Dip Camp, Glide and Splash, a Polar Fleece Sleepover, and various special swims will fill your days with wet and wild fun.

Call ahead to be sure there is space available or for more information 506.658.4715

www.aquatics.nb.ca…



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 26, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

CONFUCIUS CULTURAL EXCHANGE LTD . 72 GERMAIN STREET



CONFUCIUS CULTURAL EXCHANGE LTD. is the first Chinese Culture Exchange Corporation in New Brunswick and it is located in Saint John now.



The company provides Chinese cultural related services. They have a Chinese Art Gallery and offer Chinese language services, tourism information service and China related business research. The company can help people find… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 23, 2010 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Craftsperson of the Week: Shawn Horgan



We decided to expand our Artist of the Week feature to "Craftsperson of the Week" to better cover the diverse range of talented creatives we have here in Uptown Saint John. This week we are proud to feature "mixologist" Shawn Horgan who is leads the crew at the Saint John Ale House in creating amazing concoctions every night.


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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 22, 2010 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

PREMIER APPEARANCE OF 'ART' . SAINT JOHN 225 MASCOT

"Art," the mascot for Saint John 225 Celebrations made a grand entrance and premier appearance at the Gallery Hop on February 12. Art is magically colourful and alive with vibrancy which coincides wonderfully with the feel of the celebrations which will be ongoing throughout 2010 in Saint John. Keep an eye out...you never know where 'Art' will appear. Be sure to let your smiles loose and capture a moment with Art when you meet.



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 17, 2010 at 4:44pm — No Comments

UPTOWN SAINT JOHN AOTW IS CHANGING...

Beginning February 22, the weekly spotlight on an uptown 'Artist' will change to 'Craftsperson.' We recognize that along with the vast array of talented artists uptown, we also are home to some very unique and exceptional 'Craftspeople,' though not necessarily in the typical artist profession. We are expanding the criteria to cover a more expansive and diverse population. Prepare to see always; talent, quality, uniqueness and maybe something… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 17, 2010 at 11:35am — No Comments

BRUNSWICK SQUARE . NEW HOURS BEGINNING MARCH 1

Please take note Brunswick Square is changing hours of operation as of March 1st, 2010! The new hours are Mon – Wed & Sat 10am to 6pm and Thurs & Fri 10am to 8pm.



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JON WILLIAMS . UPTOWN SAINT JOHN ARTIST OF THE WEEK . FEBRUARY 15-19



JON WILLIAMS is one of three Hemmings House Pictures still photography pros, where he is responsible for working with contracted clients to do event, advertising, and stock photos. Jon began his photographic career working as Mark Hemmings’ assistant, but made his way up to pro status quite quickly. Jon has a unique blend of fashion photography with a fine art twist, and always is quick to dive into new and old… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 15, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

LOOKING FOR SKATE DONATIONS FOR THE JOSHUA GROUP



The Joshua Group is in need of ice skates for kids ages 12-15 years, up to size 10. If you happen to have an extra pair not in use, please consider donating them to this very worthwhile cause and give these kids a chance to experience the joys of a maritime winter!



The Joshua Group is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the welfare of children and families in need. On top of meeting many physical needs of these kids, this… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 11, 2010 at 5:23pm — No Comments

HERITAGE WEEK PRESENTS CHARLES GORMAN



Harold Wright's Listen and Lunch at the Saint John Arts Centre celebrates Heritage Week with a Talk on speed skating champion, Charles Gorman, world speed skating champion.



From 12-1PM, join us with your lunch and listen to local historian and writer, Harold Wright in his talk titled, 'Charles Gorman, more than just a legend.' This is the 60th anniversary of the death of Charles Gorman and the presentation will include an audio-visual… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 10, 2010 at 1:52pm — No Comments

FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH





Every year Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of black Canadians, past and present.



We take this time to celebrate the many achievements and contributions of black Canadians who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation we are today. During Black… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 9, 2010 at 5:42pm — No Comments

DELTA BRUNSWICK RECOGNIZED FOR COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

DELTA BRUNSWICK RECOGINIZED FOR COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP





Delta Brunswick received top honours and national recognition from the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) for community leadership with the association’s Humanitarian Award. Paulette Hicks, General Manager, Delta Brunswick, proudly accepted the award during an awards luncheon today in Toronto. "Fortis Properties is… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 8, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Jeneca Klausen . Uptown Saint John Artist Of The Week . February 8-12

The Uptown Saint John Artist Of The Week is jewelry maker Jeneca Klausen. Jeneca creates beautiful handmade one-of-a-kind sterling silver jewelery from her home studio on studio on Germain Street. She also incorporates semi-precious gem stones such as rough quartz, crystals and local stones into her pieces. A life long interest in art lead her to the New Brunswick School of Craft & Design in Fredericton where she…
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 8, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Welcome to ArtsLink NB!

ArtsLink NB is pleased to be housed in the heart of the Saint John Art world - uptown Saint John. The opportunities that grow from proximity to artists provides an excellent launching pad for communication and personal networking. ArtsLink NB is reaching out to artists around the province, and the Saint John Arts Centre is an excellent home for ArtsLink NB. ArtsLink NB is building its profile, and being a visible part of this city's arts and cultural… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 4, 2010 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Great Deal! Wonderful Cause!


Hey Folks!...this coincides with:

The Gallery Hop - February 12
The Chinese New Year - February 13
Hard Hats and High Heels - February 13
Valentines Day!!!

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 3, 2010 at 4:51pm — No Comments

First Gallery Hop of 2010 - February 12

Gallery Hops in uptown Saint John are always eagerly anticipated and this year is no exception. The first Gallery Hop of 2010 will take place on February 12, with stops at various Galleries all within walking distance uptown.

Take advantage of the free parking uptown every evening from 6pm, and on weekends.



Many restaurants have specials and live entertainment which provide a wonderful uptown experience.

Idea to borrow: why not… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 3, 2010 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Genesys Expansion Complete

The Genesys expansion at Market Square is now complete and we are extremely delighted to have this cutting edge business uptown. Genesys became public in 1997 and is now an Alcatel-Lucent company; though currently remains Genesys Plus at the Saint John location. Genesys is an innovative, high tech company focused on creating and maintaining application software and systems for Contact Centre Space and Enterprise businesses internationally. They employ… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 3, 2010 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Garbage Pick Up Survey


Please take a minute to take this short survey regarding waste management in the uptown. Your opinion counts!

http://ow.ly/12zmD

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 1, 2010 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Sarah Jones . Uptown Saint John Artist of the Week . February 1-5



Check out Sarah and her exceptional work at her website:

http://ow.ly/11VgV



Now for some fun...



Question: What is the most interesting place you've ever been?

Sarah's Answer: Naples. I feared for my life after being barricaded in a train station as a gang of rebel youths had a knife fight outside. Wild.



Question: What is your favourite thing to wear?

Sarah's Answer:… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 1, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

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Until May 31, 2016: Four Turns of a Key: Metalwork by Elma Johnston McKay at the New Brunswick Museum. This exhibition was produced by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery and curated by Laura Ritchie. It encompasses the work of master metalsmith Elma Johnston McKay on one object – the key and four themes that a key depicts: Beauty, Difference, Symbolism, and Progress. It presents the artist’s creative exploration of the design, metalwork, and symbolic use of keys in imagery and lore across time and…See More
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Recently Conserved Paintings from the New Brunswick Museum Collection at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

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Art Workshop at the NB Museum - Natural Dyes with Denise Richard at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

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If you happen to see a clever marketing scheme in the city, there is a good chance that Jon Quinn and ICS Creative Agency are behind it.  Though Jon likes to slide under the radar on a day to day basis, he is also king of hamming it up.  Saint John is lucky to have this unique energy leading us in the community. Jon is the…See More
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Speaker Series: Lyman Ward at Union Club

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About our Speaker:An actor and author Lyman Ward was born on June 21, 1941 in Saint John.Lyman is a familiar face to movie goers. He has appeared in nearly a hundred movies and TV episodes. He is most well known as Matthew Broderick's father in the modern classic FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF. Although he resides on the pacific coast his roots remain firmly in New Brunswick. His latest book, “Fortunes Tide” tells a story of buried treasure and a ghost that haunts the Atlantic coast. It leads two…See More
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