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  1. 'They desire a better country'Read the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Cape Breton Post

    ... Bretoners such as writer Alistair MacLeod, fiddler Buddy MacMaster, publisher Ron Caplan, singer and songwriter Rita MacNeil, poet Rita Joe, master woodworker Leo MacNeil, businessman Irving Schwartz, and many more. They've all helped make Cape ...


  2. Big Pond Festival celebrates 50 yearsRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Cape Breton Post

    ... a seven-day homecoming celebration. On the occassion of the event's 25th anniversary in 1989, Big Pond's own Rita MacNeil performed a major solo show as part of the festival, garnering national attention and putting the event in a new spotlight ...


  3. Black Dress Soiree 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | Journal-Pioneer

    ... be provided by master hypnotist Ed Ratelle, Troy MacArthur (Rattlesnakin' Daddies, Saddle River String Band), "Rita MacNeil", the Furious George dance band, and Barb Ramsay. Tickets are $30 and must be purchased in advance. They are available at the ...


  4. Supporters seeking immortality for FridRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2014 | Hamilton Mountain News

    ... are singer Stompin' Tom Connors, journalist Barbara Frum, actor Corey Haim, musician Jeff Healey, singer Rita MacNeil, actor Al Waxman and actor Lorne Green. The category is for posthumous recognition of Canadian pioneers."I hope this is the year," ...


  5. Concert at CBU will support Rita MacNeil Music Award, Boardmore AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2014 | Cape Breton Post

    Proceeds from the concert, titled The Active Voice, will go toward the Rita MacNeil Music Award and Liz and Harry Boardmore Award at CBU.


  6. Flying On Your Own recalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Chronicle Herald

    Late Cape Breton songstress Rita MacNeil will be honoured this weekend in two Symphony Nova Scotia concerts Flying on Your Own: A Tribute to Rita MacNeil.


  7. Rita MacNeil, Jay Smith among honorary ECMA recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | CBC News

    Rita MacNeil and Jay Smith both died in 2013 and will be honoured at the ECMA awards gala.


  8. Matt Andersen sells out Broadway TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2014 | Sheaf

    ... Eastern Canada has a long history of producing impressive folk musicians, including Stompin' Tom Connors and Rita MacNeil, and Andersen is no exception. "Alberta Gold," a new song from Weightless , is an ode to Andersen's friends - and the thousands ...