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.
Friday, April 29, 2016
ARTS -- A selfie is more than a photo. It’s a form of self-reflection, says Rails End Gallery curator Laurie Jones.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
NEWS -- Greg Thomas has found his dream job more than 5,000 km from home, in rural Haliburton, Ont.
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, 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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
Friday, May 13, 2016
ARTS -- Newcomers to outdoor painting should start small, and work towards the exquisite vistas, suggests Tory Hill artist Gary Blundell.
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.
Monday, June 26, 2017
ARTS --- Feel like looking for a hidden treasure and setting a beggar free? How about solving a long-standing mystery?
Thursday, July 20, 2017
ARTS --- Seventeen-year-old Cassidy Glecoff has had a hard time keeping up with surprises this year.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
ARTS --- Canoe FM has tapped into a new section of its website to auction off the work of four local artists and raise some money by doing so.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
ARTS --- On Dec. 21 and 22, the Highlands Opera Studio (HOS) staged Mishabooz’s Realm at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion in Haliburton.
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.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
ARTS -- A Bancroft high school teacher with local roots is on top of the world.
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, 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.
Thursday, November 3, 2016
ARTS -- VIP tickets for the Tenth Haliburton International Film Festival have already been sold out, according to organizers.
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.
Sunday, January 21, 2018
ARTS --- Caitlin Dunlop is passionate about photography – so passionate that she’s opened her own business based out of Minden at the age of just 22. It’s a leap of faith … and it’s making her very happy right now.
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