Monday, March 6, 2017
NEWS -- Tori Allin, a student at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School (HHSS) and member of the school’s White Pine Book Club, says there is a perception that a lot of kids don’t read anymore. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth, she says.
Sunday, November 20, 2016
ARTS -- Multiple award-winning shows, including a Broadway Pulitzer Prize winner, are scheduled for the Highlands Summer Festival’s 2017 season.
Thursday, September 8, 2016
ARTS -- Grade 12 student Cassidy Glecoff will be packing her bags and flying to London, U.K. in December to compete in the final round of the Open Mic International Singing Competition.
Monday, August 1, 2016
ARTS -- Sixteen-year-old Cassidy Glecoff had to beat out about 200,000 contest hopefuls to secure one of 13 spots in the Open Mic International Singing Competition.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
ARTS -- The SPARC Network (Supporting Performing Arts in Rural Communities) has announced that it is embarking on an exciting new project thanks to a three-year $548,000 Grow grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
Friday, May 13, 2016
ARTS -- Dr. Agnes Jamieson was short but mighty, according to Minden resident Elizabeth Carrell, and she worked hard to establish the art gallery which hosts multiple exhibits every year and bears her name.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
ARTS -- A paper duck floats down a river against a smoggy backdrop that tells the story of a poisoned natural habitat. That’s just a tiny excerpt from artist Maayke Schurer’s video-art on display at the Agnes Jamieson Gallery
Saturday, January 23, 2016
ARTS -- Artist Laurie O’Reilly calls herself an observer and storyteller. The West Guilford resident was elected to the Society of Canadian Artists (SCA) last year.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
ARTS -- He won't reveal his age or talk too much about his past, but one thing Terry Rothschild will openly discuss is his love for the Haliburton Highlands.
Friday, November 13, 2015
ART -- The Learn to Draw and Life Drawing Explorations series of classes give students the opportunity to master the basic line before working their way up to a more challenging subject – a life model.
Friday, November 6, 2015
ARTS-- It's taken a year to develop, but on Oct. 26 Dysart council got its first look at a proposed public art policy for the municipality.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
ARTS -- Talent from near and far will make their way to Haliburton for the Eastern Ontario Drama League’s One-Act Festival, taking place Nov. 6-8 at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
ARTS -- The Ethel Curry Gallery has been showcasing and selling the work of artists from Haliburton County and beyond for the past 20 years. Gallery owner Wayne Hooks celebrated the recent milestone with his staff and a few visitors on Aug. 22...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
NEWS -- It’s understood to most art gallery visitors that touching the work is strictly prohibited. But someone forget to mention that to one – or possibly several – visitors who decided to vandalize one of the installations there...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
ARTS -- Local artists from all walks of life opened up their studios to the public during the August long weekend for the ninth annual Tour de Forest...
Friday, August 7, 2015
ARTS -- Powerful voices echo through the halls of St. George's Anglican Church on a Thursday morning. Inside the building, 24 young opera singers are in the process of mastering their skills...
Friday, July 31, 2015
ARTS -- A few years ago, Susan Whitford and her daughter Madison left their cottage in Minden to visit the Haliburton Art and Craft festival. She said they left the house to prevent...
Thursday, October 2, 2014
ARTS -- The undying love of a local married couple is part of the inspiration behind Carl Dixon's latest song, "Part of a Set." The former lead singer of The Guess Who, who resides in Haliburton, was busy shooting his music video for the song...