Arts

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Love on display at A Valentine’s Cabaret

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Love is in the air in Haliburton as local theatre troupe Ctrl-ART-Del brings its A Valentine’s Cabaret variety show to the Northern Lights Performing...

Minden exhibit to showcase ASES

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Minden’s youth will take centre stage at a new art exhibit debuting at Agnes Jamieson Gallery this weekend. Students from Archie Stouffer Elementary School...

Hill leaves lasting legacy at museum

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The County’s chief history buff Steve Hill has retired from his role as curator at Haliburton Highlands Museum after 39 years on the job....

Stata film debuting at Santa Barbara fest

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Haliburton County’s movie man is going international after a documentary detailing the life of Keith Stata and the formation and growth of Highlands Cinemas...

Student film sheds light on adapting to Highlands

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As a recent Haliburton School of Art + Design graduate, international student Erica Olavario said she wants to help pave the way for other...

Love to connect locals with their ‘inner songwriter’

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Minden’s Jim Love said his life would have been a slog had it not been for music – now, he’s hoping to open the...

Projected voices in magical places for 2023

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Tickets are on sale for the Highlands Opera Studio’s (HOS) 17th season, in which emerging and established talents will explore indigenous stories, operatic comedies...

A breath of fresh air for Haliburton Life

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The Carnarvon-based Voima Group has purchased social community platform Haliburton Life. Owners Amanda Virtanen, a former County of Haliburton director of tourism, and her...

Curtain rises on Highlands Opera Club

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Many teens and young adults might not realize how their passions intersect with the world of opera.  The Highlands Opera Studio’s new Opera Club is...

CanoeFM host named Blues Booster of the Year

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CanoeFM radio host Patrick Monaghan has been named Blues Booster of the Year by the Toronto Blues Society.  Host of The Buckslide Blues Cruise Tuesday...

Dancers to crack open the iconic Christmas tale

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In many ways, Heritage Ballet’s The Nutcracker is synonymous with the Christmas season in Haliburton County.  After a two-year pandemic hiatus, the iconic ballet returns...

Orchestra ‘family’ faces the music once more

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The Highlands Chamber Orchestra is marking its 10th anniversary with a live performance after more than two years off stage.  The orchestra’s ‘Welcome Back Performance’...

A cocktail of bugs and beauty at Minden exhibit

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Who would buy a painting of a bug next to a pimple? Bob ‘Omar’ Tunnoch wasn’t sure. “A dermatologist,” he mused. Family feedback, however, convinced...

HCPL seeks to ‘build writing community’ with literary circles

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Lindsay Hobbs of the Haliburton County Public Library (HCPL) hopes the newlystarted writing circles for teens and adults will offer a “judgement free zone”...

Ripples of historic explosion reach Highlands

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The Halifax explosion of 1917 remains one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in world history. More than 1,700 lives were lost and communities wiped...

Study reveal to bring arts centre ‘into focus’

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The Haliburton Highlands’ Art Centre Foundation (HHACF) is set to unveil a feasibility study, charting the path towards a performing arts centre in Haliburton...

Study reveal to bring arts centre ‘into focus’

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The Haliburton Highlands’ Art Centre Foundation (HHACF) is set to unveil a feasibility study, charting the path towards a performing arts centre in Haliburton...

A Boomwhacker bonanza at Razzamataz show

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An upcoming Razzamataz Kids Shows will mix batons, theatre, dance and song at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavillion Oct. 16.  Performed by dance company...

Art in the changing seasons

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Forests turning gold, orange and red mean fall has arrived in Haliburton County. The Studio Tour Haliburton Highlands is another marker of the changing...

Book lovers to unite at Bookapalooza

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Haliburton County’s first-ever Bookapalooza is set to bring writers, readers and creatives of all stripes together at the Minden Community Centre Sept. 24.  The event...

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