Arts & Entertainment

Singer-songwriter Chris de Burgh returns for concert in St. John’s

27 albums in a 50 year career. And an unofficial ambassador for Newfoundland and Labrador. international singer-songwriter Chris de Burgh has been performing in this province since the late 1970s and will be here once again next week.

NTV’s David Salter spoke with Chris de Burgh today from his home in Ireland and has this story.

Backstage Pass: Ian Foster chats ahead of wide-release of ‘Close to the Bone’

A few weeks ago on Backstage Pass, NTV’s Amanda Mews sat down with Ian Foster to chat about his latest album, which is also half of a bigger project.

Tonight, we check back in with the singer, songwriter, and director, ahead of the wide-release of “Close to the Bone”.

Kiwanis Festival returns to central Newfoundland with live performances

The Kiwanis Festival is back in central Newfoundland with live performances for the first time since the pandemic. NTV’s Colleen Lewis reports.

Alan Doyle performs for U.S. President Joe Biden during state visit

United States President Joe Biden, and First Lady Jill Biden, were the guests of honour at a dinner hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday night.

One musician from this province, was part of the entertainment.

Event taking place Sunday to honour rock drummer Neil Peart

He was hailed as one of best rock drummers of all time, a gifted musician and lyricist who inspired a generation of musicians.

The legacy of Neil Peart lives on, thanks in large part to his sisters, who work to honour their late brother through fundraising and storytelling.

They’re in St. John’s this week and spoke with NTV’s Rosie Mullaley about a special event on George Street this weekend.

Backstage Pass: New exhibit from artist Clifford George

Artist Clifford George has had his work published in many international medical journals and his paintings are held in many public and private collections. Now he has a new exhibit. NTV’s Amanda Mews has the Backstage Pass.

Your Community: XIA-3 blends music styles

XIA-3 is an emerging instrumental fusion band based in Newfoundland that blends traditional Chinese influences with Western post-rock grooves. NTV’s Amanda Mews reports.

Your Community: White Rooster Theatre

The latest production from White Rooster Theatre is bringing a folktale to life. NTV’s Amanda Mews reports.

Our Time: Kittiwake Dance Theatre goes to Narnia

A St. John’s dance company is hitting the stage in April to showcase a famous series of novels. NTV’s Becky Daley reports.

Backstage Pass: The Navigators begin province-wide tour

The Navigators begin their province-wide tour tonight in Carbonear.  NTV’s Amanda Mews gives us a sneak peek at their latest album, in tonight’s Backstage Pass.

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