Arts

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Risk: gift that keeps on giving

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Even today, after a highly successful 30-plus year career that has seen him paint pieces that are on display at Buckingham Palace – the...

Win a David Alexander Risk original

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County-based artist David Alexander Risk is the featured guest at the 2024 Haliburton Home and Cottage Show. The painter has spent weeks preparing a...

Rails End welcomes collaborative project

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Laurie Jones, curator for Rails End Gallery, is excited to have Ruth Howard bring her Grounds for Goodness community arts project to Haliburton. “Ruth...

Campbell’s film premieres in French Riviera

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Haliburton’s Kate Campbell is at the French Riviera Film Festival this week for the world, and European, premiere of Mom, a film she both...

Bringing a British pantomime to the stage

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High school drama teacher Meghan Mardus and her students are looking forward to bringing a British pantomime to the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion...

Bringing a little Mustard to the stage

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Highlands youth theatre company, Ctrl-ARTDel, is bringing its second offering of 2024 - Mustard, to the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion in Haliburton May...

Making the art of Lapine new again

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The Agnes Jamieson Gallery in Minden has two recently-restored Andre Lepine paintings - thanks to Minden Hills Cultural Centre Foundation funding, and the expertise...

Bookapalooza to feature big-name mystery author

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The Haliburton Arts Council is staging a community-wide game of Guess Who? in the lead up to this year’s third annual Bookapalooza literary festival....

A glimpse into winter in Algonquin Highlands

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Elizabeth Johnson says it was the Strada Easel challenge that got her painting gangbusters again this past winter. “Every January, the Strada Easel company...

Highlands East theatre troupe resurrected

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After overcoming some challenges, and a hiatus partially due to COVID, Highlands East has its theatre company back. The Loop Troupe Little Theatre will...

Lost connections key theme of new exhibit

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After hearing about artist Bruce Cull’s connection to wildlife and nature, Shannon Kelly, Minden Hills’ manager of cultural services, knew she had to bring...

Hal High artists shine

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Haliburton Highlands Secondary School student artists received accolades at the Art Gallery of Bancroft’s under 19 student exhibition March 15. Karen Gervais, department head...

U-Links presents 26 projects at annual research celebration

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It’s been a busy year for staff at U-Links, partnering with post-secondary students on 26 community-based research projects since last summer. There was a...

Skeletons come out of closet on stage

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Highlands Little Theatre (HLT) is returning to the stage in Haliburton next month following a four-plus year hiatus. The local troupe is made up...

County-written classic returning at the opera

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Highlands Opera Studio (HOS) has released its 2024 season lineup with Mishaabooz’s Realm, a traditional Indigenous story created specifically for the local group, one...

Salon exhibit showcases artists’ dreams

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Laurie Jones said this year’s salon exhibition at Rails End Gallery may be the most diverse collection in the 15 years the show has...

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...

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