Wednesday, November 22, 2017
The interesting relationship between Julieta and Runaway makes for great conversation fodder, so HIFF and Haliburton County Public Library would like to invite you to the Rails End Gallery on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. to have a book and film discussion.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Every community has its own traditions when it comes to celebrating the holiday season. Over the past 14 years, Heritage Ballet s annual performance of Tchaikovsky s The Nutcracker has become one of these beloved occasions for people in Haliburton County.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
The Highlands Summer Festival is going back to a classic to entice a younger generation to join them on the stage this upcoming season.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The Highlands Chamber Orchestra has a special treat for music lovers in Haliburton County planned for its annual fall concert.
Friday, November 10, 2017
On Oct. 28, at the final concert of its 2017 season , the Haliburton Concert Series announced the program for its 2018 season. It will be a special and celebratory year because it is the 40th anniversary of concerts presented by the organization.
Friday, November 10, 2017
For six years, local author Danielle Foisy stood by her husband and supported him as he suffered from an undiagnosed and untreated mental illness. Wanting to find the best way to help him, she began seeking out resources for people in a similar situation.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Yasmin Schoenke moved through the clusters of onlookers at the Rails End Gallery on Friday afternoon, iPad in hand, a smile on her face.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Film lovers flowed from the foyer of the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion into the theatre in anticipation of the 11th annual Haliburton International Film Festival (HIFF) on Nov. 3.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Highlands Opera Studio s general director Valerie Kuinka knew the timeline was going to be tight producing an original opera coinciding with Canada s 150th year, but after securing grant dollars and a composer with a compelling story ...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
A large, dead root hangs from the rafters of the A-frame building at Fleming College, its limbs winding toward the floor below. It looks grubby and gnarled, its joints out of joint.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
The story just wasn t working for author Jennifer Robson as she worked on her fifth novel, Goodnight from London. Set in England during the Second World War, the book initially followed a family of actors, but the story wasn t gelling.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Long-time Highlands resident Carl Dixon and Haliburton Highlands Secondary School graduate Cassidy Glecoff are the musical headlining acts for Rogers Hometown Hockey this weekend.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
It s been such a busy summer for Rails End curator Laurie Jones and her team that it s somewhat surprising the latest exhibition at the gallery was presented at all. But presented it is, and see it you should, because it s a very special exhibition. It s
Thursday, September 28, 2017
When Sophie Creelman looks out her studio window, she sees trees as far as the eye can see. But her canvas tells a different story.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
After nearly four decades living in the Highlands and 30 years on the Haliburton County Studio Tour, potter Rickie Woods has decided to embrace the next adventure in her life, leaving the Highlands and the tour to live with family on a 100-acre farm in so
Monday, September 25, 2017
Canadian country music lost one of its greats with the death of Johnny Burke, 77, on Thursday.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
When people new to the Haliburton area settle as permanent residents, they usually pick up and read a package of information about the area and services provided by the municipality.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Legion Week shines a spotlight Ontario s Royal Canadian Legions, numbering more than 400, reminding the public about their efforts to make communities healthier and vibrant by supporting not only veterans, but community residents ...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
The following notes were used by Haliburton Highlands Museum curator Stephen Hill when speaking to the Rotary Club of Haliburton at their meeting of July 13, at the request of member Curry Bishop.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Today, thousands come during the summer months to take classes at HSAD s waterfront campus and a strong lineup of full-time courses throughout the year connects the campus to other arts universities and colleges across the country.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Local thespians and tourism promoters got together on the Essonville Line earlier this month to give social media influencers something to post about.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
When Valerie Kuinka and Richard Margison said they were going to bring opera to the Highlands 11 years ago, they meant it.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
People aren t usually what they seem on the surface. The frustrated housewife has more than laundry to worry about; the factory worker puts in a lifetime of labour for little reward; the thug has a kind heart under the bravado.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
From a distance, the OVC Hockey Challenge Cup looks like the long lost sibling of hockey s most coveted trophy. The sterling silver chalice, etched with braids and curlicues, widening toward the base, draws inspiration from the Stanley Cup.
Thursday, August 3, 2017
New Year s Eve was always a special night in Dennis Casey s house growing up, but not just because of the ball drop. After midnight on Jan. 1, a steady string of phone calls would ring through the house for the next hour or two as his mother Jean booked g
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