September 3, 2014 12:39 pm
Updated: September 3, 2014 12:59 pm

Thursday September 4th on The Morning News:


Back-to-school butterflies are common, but how do we recognize when school-related stress becomes a problem?  At 6:45 we’ll get advice from IWK clinical psychologist Dr. Lindsay Uman.

The Mayor of Halifax is swapping out his sou’wester for a stetson this week as he heads out to Edmonton to take in Canadian Country Music Week 2014.  At 7:15 Mike Savage will join us at the red table to talk about what’s planned for the trip and what he hopes to learn ahead of Halifax playing host to the big event in 2015!

At 7:45 we’ll meet NSCAD University’s new president, Dianne Taylor-Gearing.  Find out what this UK-born designer, professor and leader thinks of Halifax – and what she has planned to help the 127-year-old school survive and thrive in the future.

At 8:15 we’ll talk with Music Nova Scotia Executive Director Scott Long about the planned changes for the 2014 Music Nova Scotia awards coming up in November.

From September 9th to 14th, Gottingen will be alive with music, art, and heritage events as part of the big 250th anniversary celebrations. At 8:45 we’ll get a preview of the big street festival concert with a performance from ANSMA Artist of the year, Cyndi Cain, aka the honey bee of soul.

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