Tuesday, April 23, 2019
The Haliburton Concert Series will open its 2019 season on Sunday, May 5 with a concert by the Rolston String Quartet.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Channelling music idol Johnny Cash, Laren Main strummed his ukulele, driven by a passion for music and the joy it brings others during a performance at the McKecks Tap and Grill in Haliburton recently.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
The 2019 Haliburton Highlands Music Festival will take place on Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26 at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day. The festival is a celebration of the joy of musical performance in
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
The annual Forest Festival, held at Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve, will be basing its concerts out of the upgraded Logging Museum as it completes renovations on the Bone Lake Amphitheatre this season.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
When two young performers learned they had earned their first starring stage roles in the upcoming Highlands Summer Festival staging of Mary Poppins, their reactions were a contrast in personalities and ages.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
On Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16, local thespians came together at the Haliburton Highlands Museum to do staged readings of four plays in progress through Rural Rogues.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Highlands Summer Festival will have a new president as it embarks on its 20th year. Brian Kipping of Haliburton said he will draw on his skills and experience, including executive management in the dairy industry and 30 years performing and eight year
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Lit by the faint blue light of the projection screen, showing names from a time forgotten, Gayle Kitchener looks with interest at one corresponding to her grandfather on her father s side. With just a name and a place of birth, Kitchener came to the Ha
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
The Haliburton County Folk Society is once again highlighting the multitude of Haliburton Highlands talent with the sixth annual Homemade Stew concert on April 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Peripheral, a 2017 exhibition at the Quest Gallery in Midland, Ont. featured new works by Rod Prouse that took him out of the realm of traditional landscape artist, and into the world of storytelling. The new pieces were filled with flora and fauna, flots
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
At the end of March, Haliburton audiences will have the chance to see why actors performing in Glorious! The True Story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the Worst Singer in the World deserve awards in the art of keeping a straight face.
Monday, February 18, 2019
Much time and energy was spent during Dysart et al s budget meeting Thursday discussing the philosophy behind spending decisions, namely what institutions should receive tax dollars and to what extent.
Monday, February 11, 2019
The Vintage Pop Up Shop will be set up at 223 Highland Street in Haliburton from Friday, Feb. 15 to Sunday, Feb. 17 and will include new and used records and equipment as well as vintage home decor and clothing.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
It s the time of year again when the Rails End Gallery holds its annual Members Salon, wherein members of the gallery, who happen to be artists, get to display their works, created on a theme. This year again the theme is the elements, and the name of th
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Rural performing arts organization SPARC is coming to the end of its three-year Ontario Trillium Foundation grant, with committee members cautiously optimistic more funding will be coming.
Friday, February 1, 2019
A private island on Koshlong Lake will house selected artists this summer as part of a new artists residency. Writers, musicians, visual artists and artists of other disciplines are invited to apply to take part in the experience: an off-grid, water-a
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Julian Taylor first started playing guitar while staying at Kilcoo Camp as a 10-year-old.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Sales have been down at Haliburton s Ethel Curry Gallery, dropping substantially each year since the 2008 recession. Last year, it got to the point that owner Wayne Hooks decided to close shop for the month of February open on Saturdays only.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
If I was asked to sit around a table with a group of people and debate what would be the most fun thing to do on a Saturday night in winter in Haliburton County, I would definitely argue hands down that everyone should listen to great music and maybe even
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The series, which is called Winter Blues at the Blue Line, will run from January to May, on the last Friday of each month. As its title indicates it s a blues series; and it s so great to see the blues finally established in the Highlands.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Stuart Baker Elementary School music teacher Drew Hewitt is already envisioning a holiday concert number next year with more than two dozen ukulele players, strumming an uplifting tune thanks to a successful application for a $2,500 national grant.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Each room of the Wilberforce Red Cross Outpost has been arranged with care and attention with artifacts from a time before electricity, antibiotics, telephones or reliable transportation. The outpost brought a trained nurse to the people living in what wa
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
The new novel A Child is a Piece of Paper is shining a light on the dark truth behind Canada s residential schools. It s the debut novel for Lance Crossley, who worked two years for the Haliburton County Echo and the Minden Times starting in 2004.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Zach Silverstein remembers a childhood spent in part on Kushog Lake, where his family had a cottage until 2009. Many of my best childhood memories took place in Haliburton suiting up in tall boots and a safari hat, binoculars in hand to go frog hunt
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
See the splendour and hear the iconic music to the annual showcase of ballet talent the Highlands has to offer in the Heritage Ballet presents the Nutcracker at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion the first weekend of December.
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