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July 2017

The Roberta Bondar Travelling Photo Exhibition: Light in the Land – The Nature of Canada

July 20, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
AGB National Historic Site, 559 Chebucto Street
Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0 Canada
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This unique photo exhibition featuring the photography of Roberta Bondar, celebrates the emotional connection between the nature of the country and the individual. The exhibition will also highlight and educate the public on the role and importance of photography in the life of Mabel Bell; Mabel’s own photography and paintings, many of which document her life in Baddeck with Alexander Graham Bell. Exhibitions:         Thursday July 20, 2017 launch at 7:00pm (open to the public) with Dr. Bondar at the…

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High Flight: Songs of the Stars

July 21, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
AGB National Historic Site, 559 Chebucto Street
Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0 Canada
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$40
Elmer EIseler Singers

This multi-media choral performance of sonic splendor combined with captivating photographs and images of space, highlighting music of the spheres by Canadian composers Eleanor Daley, Imant Raminsh, Jason Jestadt, Ruth Watson Henderson, R. Murray Schafer and Harry Somers, as well as the performance of a work by Lydia Adams, with text by Dr. Roberta Bondar describing her experience of leaving Earth and coming back once again to its sublime beauty. Dr. Bondar will speak at the event about the search…

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Summer Concert: Lorna MacDonald, Peter MacDonald & Steppin’ Out

July 28, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
AGB National Historic Site, 559 Chebucto Street
Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0 Canada
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$20 – $25
Summer Concert Poster

From coast to coast to coast, Canada has inspired new music and musicians. We love to make music together! Summer Concert at the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site combines the sounds of jazz, pop, classical, and traditional into a typically-Canadian melting pot of talent with soprano Lorna MacDonald, creator of the award-winning show The Bells of Baddeck - the Alexander Graham and Mabel Bell Story, with pianist Peter MacDonald, a musical mainstay on the Island, and Cape Breton’s newest combo Steppin’ Out, comprised of eight of Cape Breton’s finest…

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August 2017

Roberta Bondar Photo Challenge

August 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017

https://youtu.be/7P9Xe-_7ziw The 150 Bondar Challenge is based on The Roberta Bondar Foundation’s most successful program – the Bondar Challenge.  This specially created challenge will encourage participation from all ages in the South Shore and Victoria County of Nova Scotia – and in fact anywhere in Nova Scotia.  The program challenges participants to take photographs of a natural feature that they admire within their community and which they hope will exist 150 years from now. All it takes is 3 easy…

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The Roberta Bondar Travelling Photo Exhibition: Light in the Land – The Nature of Canada

August 18, 2017 - September 18, 2017
Lunenburg School of the Arts, 6 Prince Street
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0 Canada
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This unique photo exhibition featuring the photography of Roberta Bondar, celebrates the emotional connection between the nature of the country and the individual. The exhibition will also highlight and educate the public on the role and importance of photography in the life of Mabel Bell; Mabel’s own photography and paintings, many of which document her life in Baddeck with Alexander Graham Bell. Exhibitions:         Thursday July 20, 2017 launch at 7:30pm (open to the public) with Dr. Bondar at the…

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September 2019

Flying on Water: A Celebration of innovation, Imagination & Persistence

September 9 - September 11
AGB National Historic Site, 559 Chebucto Street
Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0 Canada
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Workmen test the HD-4 on the water

          2019 marks the centennial of the hydrofoil speed record achieved by Alexander Graham Bell and F.W. (Casey) Baldwin. “It took Bell and Baldwin eleven long years of trial and error, high hopes and dashed dreams, exceptional insights and false leads to achieve their extraordinary success with HD-4.” On September 9 1919, Alexander Graham Bell and Casey Baldwin broke the world speed records on water – the HD-4 travelled 70.86 (113 km) per hour skimming across…

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