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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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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 17, 2010 at 10:38am — No Comments

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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1812: The New Brunswick Story exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 4, 2015 at 9am to January 3, 2016 at 5pm
On June 18, 1812 the United States declared war on Britain and placed His Majesty’s colonies in British North America (now Canada) in peril. Already fighting a life and death struggle with Napoleon, Britain had no desire for a conflict on two fronts. The United States, on the other hand, felt their young independence threatened by a British embargo on American trade with France, the seizure of British deserters on U.S. vessels at sea and action to prevent American westward expansion. The war…See More
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NBM Explorer Days are EVERY DAY in July and August! at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 4, 2015 at 9am to August 31, 2015 at 5pm
NBM Explorer Days are EVERY DAY in July and August!  Regular admission. These family adventures are for the young and young at heart.  Join the NBM for a full day of themed activities including art instruction, experiments, face painting, eco-friendly educational crafting, old fashioned games, and gallery discovery programmes. Face painting noon-1pm daily. A day pass at the NBM ensures you can plan your day to capture all of the excitement. Extreme Summer Fun. (Bilingual)New Brunswick Museum…See More
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Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo & Roussel exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 4, 2015 at 9am to September 28, 2015 at 5pm
June 11, 2015 – September 28, 2015: Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo & Roussel exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. This exhibition offers homage to Claude Roussel, an internationally acclaimed artist and sculptor. It represents a collection of thirty hooked rugs reproduced by Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo from Claude Roussel’s designs.New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.www.nbm-mnb.ca  506-643-2300 / 1888-268-9595See More
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Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 4, 2015 at 9am to January 3, 2016 at 5pm
June 8, 2015 – January 3, 2016: Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. The New Brunswick Museum is pleased to host Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large, a travelling exhibition featuring the art of Jim des Rivières, produced by the Canadian Museum of Nature. This exhibition presents large-format prints of moths by photographer Jim des Rivières. These larger than life images are created by scanning each unexpected colours to reveal the intricate patterns. The…See More
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Mardi Gras for MindCare at Bourbon Quarter

August 12, 2015 from 5pm to 11pm
On August 12, Prince William Street will transform to a family-friendly Mardi Gras-style outdoor street party.  The street will be closed to traffic allowing music lovers the rare opportunity to experience a live 9-piece band direct from New Orleans on the Bourbon Quarter Restaurant patio-turned-stage.  Sweet Crude band members Jonathan Arceneaux, Sam Craft, Jack Craft, Stephen MacDonald, Alexis Marceaux, Skyler Stroup and Marion Tortorich hail from southern Louisiana and will be making a…See More
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Summer in the Square Presents: Leo LaFleur at King's Square Bandstand

August 27, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm
Uptown Saint John is proud to present free entertainment throughout the summer! Local artists will delight crowds at the King's Square Bandstand on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays throughout July and August. If the weather takes a turn for the worse, the festivities will head indoors to the Saint John City Market. Bring a friend and enjoy fabulous live entertainment in the heart of Uptown Saint John! Performing today is Leo LaFleur from noon-1pm.  See More
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Summer in the Square Presents: David Mudge & the Wherewithal at King's Square Bandstand

August 18, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm
Uptown Saint John is proud to present free entertainment throughout the summer! Local artists will delight crowds at the King's Square Bandstand on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays throughout July and August. If the weather takes a turn for the worse, the festivities will head indoors to the Saint John City Market. Bring a friend and enjoy fabulous live entertainment in the heart of Uptown Saint John! Performing today is David Mudge from noon-1pm.  See More
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Join the NBM for the opening of the exhibition New Brunswick Art Bank 2013-2014 Acquisitions at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 13, 2015 from 5pm to 7pm
13 August 2015 Thursday 5-7pm: Join the New Brunswick Museum for the opening of the exhibition New Brunswick Art Bank 2013-2014 Acquisitions. RSVP 506-643-2349 / 1-888-268-9595 or email vs-sv@nbm-mnb.ca This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 11 August. The NB Art Bank is a permanent collection of the visual arts in New Brunswick. Established in 1968, the Art Bank celebrates the province’s excellence…See More
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Acadian Day Fun at the New Brunswick Museum! at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 15, 2015 from 10am to 5pm
15 August Saturday 10am-5pm: Acadian Day Fun at the New Brunswick Museum! Free Admission. National Acadian Day. Discover historic and contemporary Acadia at the New Brunswick Museum. Experience storytelling, musical entertainment with the Famille Babineau at 1pm, Acadian treats at 1pm, Acadian-themed face-painting 1pm-3pm, an uptown walking tintamarre (joy-filled noisemaking parade!), and lots of fun for everyone! The tintamarre walking parade leaves the NBM Reception Desk at 3:00pm. Cakes and…See More
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Uptown Mugs #37 . Dan Mcgaghey

There exists in uptown Saint John, a mid-high end, uber hip and modern men's clothing store, Colwell's Mens (Brunswick Square, Level 3).…See More
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TIM ISAAC ANTIQUES & AUCTIONS at Algonquin Resort, St. Andrews, N.B.

August 3, 2015 from 12pm to 5pm
  New Brunswick Day AuctionMonday, August 3 2015 (12 noon)Viewings:Sunday, Aug 2 (6pm – 8pm) & Monday, Aug 3 (10am - 12noon)To Be Held In The "New Brunswick Room" of The Algonquin Resort, St. Andrews, N.B.      Visit WWW.TIMISAAC.COM     for more catalogue and photosSee More
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