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Maude Life: Nova Scotia and Lewis

maude life: Maude Lewis's life has been the subject of a documentary and stage play, according to The Chronicle Herald. Recently a feature film on her life, called Maudie, was released 2017 staring Sally Hawkins, playing Maud Lewis, and Ethan Hawke, who plays her husband Everett. The house she and her husband, Everett Lewis, lived in and where she painted, was later installed as part of a permanent Maud Lewis exhibit in the care of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Participants gather for the mass and closing ceremonies for the World Acadian Congress in Grand Pre in this file photo from 2014. 31 July 2004 - The third Acadian World Congress, Le Congr s Mondial Acadien, was held for the first time in Nova Scotia. Informally known as the Acadian Reunion, the congr s is held every five years, with the next one planned for 2019 in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, August 10 to 24. 1 August 2010 - Mi'kmaq First Nations celebrated the 400th anniversary of St. Running from July 31st to August 15th, it marked the 400th of the arrival of the first French-speaking settlers in Canada with a festival of Acadian and Cajun culture and history. ( As reported in the news.