Chroma participated in the Saint John Pride Parade

Hundreds of locals and visitors were able to see and celebrate a glamorous Saint John Pride Parade returning for the first time after the COVID-19 pandemic. Several organizations from the private and public sectors, as well as non-profit organizations, including Chroma NB, took part in the event that occurred the past Saturday, August 6.  TheContinue reading “Chroma participated in the Saint John Pride Parade”

2SLGBTQIA+ crew hiked and collected berries at Rockwood Park

Along a path of imposing trees, impressive landscapes and wild cherries, Chroma’s volunteer Dan Simard and a crew of 15 2SLGBTQIA+ community members and allies completed another successful and satisfying hike.  July’s activity brought Chroma and friends to Rockwood Park, doing a medium to low intensity hike of one hour, starting at the bike skillsContinue reading “2SLGBTQIA+ crew hiked and collected berries at Rockwood Park”

Showcasing our 2SLGBTQIA+ Community: Matt Hamilton-Snow and The Normal Heart

In June, Chroma wanted to learn more about Matt Hamilton-Snow, theatre director of The Normal Heart. Meet the Saint John’s 2SLGBTQIA+ community member of the month! We were impressed by Matt’s theatre workshops he hosted for us last year at the Imperial Theatre. To those who missed The Normal Heart, it was truly well doneContinue reading “Showcasing our 2SLGBTQIA+ Community: Matt Hamilton-Snow and The Normal Heart”

Diversifest hosted the first drag show in Sussex

A significant milestone in the history of pride and inclusion just happened this weekend: the town of Sussex, New Brunswick hosted their first ever drag show. The performance was part of Diversifest, organized by the Multicultural Association of Sussex. Alex Ash, president of Chroma NB, represented the organization during the celebrations. Chroma NB hosted aContinue reading “Diversifest hosted the first drag show in Sussex”

One for All district: inclusion, music and entertainment in the streets of Saint John during LGBTQ2+ Night

Hundreds of citizens and visitors of Saint John attended LGBTQ2+ Night, hosted by Chroma NB, in a festive week during the One for All District celebrations, part of the 2022 Memorial Cup presented by Kia.  Walking distance from the hockey headquarters of TD Station arena, excellent restaurants, and the waterfront, the One for All districtContinue reading “One for All district: inclusion, music and entertainment in the streets of Saint John during LGBTQ2+ Night”

Azúcar! dance steps at Chroma’s Latin Dance Fiesta

Colombian dancer Wilinton Vega taught 20 members of the 2SLGBTIQIA+ community and allies to dance salsa and merengue at Chroma’s most recent Creative Night. While showing movements and steps, Willinton also taught some essential Spanish phrases to impress during the evening.  The dance workshop, held at the Five and Dime on a warm June nightContinue reading “Azúcar! dance steps at Chroma’s Latin Dance Fiesta”

Saint John’s 2SLGBTQIA+ community attended the first Fancy Dress Afternoon Tea

With fancy outfits, colorful hairstyles, and smiles, this past Saturday more than 30 members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community in Saint John met at the Union Club for Chroma’s first Fancy Dress Afternoon Tea. The event, held at the Union Club, is only one of the many activities that Chroma NB is hosting this June, andContinue reading “Saint John’s 2SLGBTQIA+ community attended the first Fancy Dress Afternoon Tea”