May 7, 2014 11:51 am

Thursday May 8th on The Morning News:

Runners, actors, artists, you never know who you’ll find on a walk through Point Pleasant Park. At 6:45 we’ll go beyond the gates of Halifax’s iconic Park and take a look at The Gates Of Sojourn – A new project from the Park’s Artist-In-Residence Sarah Burwash.

A panel reviewing Nova Scotia’s education system is looking for public input as it examines a range of issues including curriculum, technology in schools and how long students should be in class. At 7:15 Crystal will talk with Myra Freeman, a former Lieutenant Governor and teacher, who is chairing this advisory panel reviewing the education system.

After a long winter, the bright colours, airy fabrics and fresh shapes in Lisa Drader-Murphy’s spring collection look especially appealing.  The fashion designer brings in some models at 7:45 to offer a sneak peak at the 250 pieces she’ll display at the Fashionista Fling — it’s all in support of the Dress for Success Halifax fundraiser Thursday evening at Casino Nova Scotia.

Susan MacIntosh of Props Floral Design joins us at 8:15 for a special mother’s Day edition of Stems with Susan. She shows us how to create a field to vase arrangement characteristic of a Mother’s love: simple, natural and beautiful.

Cape Bretoners know the phrase “Right Some Good” means simply amazing! At 8:45 we’ll meet the founder of an event worthy of that billing. Pearleen Moffard stops by to talk about this year’s Right Some Good Pop-Up Food Festival. We’ll get the latest on how the Cape Breton based Festival will be popping up in Halifax this summer.


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