Tuesday, December 3, 2019
The prevailing theme of the Arts Council ~ Haliburton Highlands at this year s annual general meeting was all about taking steps forward and inspiring others. They discussed the continued success of events such as the perennially sold-out fashion Fallies,
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
The Awesome Music Project: Songs of Hope and Happiness is a book featuring a collection of stories chronicling the transformative power of music from more than 100 people including Danny Michel, Sarah McLachlan, Theo Fleury, Fred Penner, Chris Hadfield an
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
It s been said that theatre is a team sport. Everyone on the team has a role to play from the director to the actors and the stage crew to the costumers.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
This year s Highlands Summer Festival will kick off with an incredibly popular offering: The Sound of Music. The beloved musical, set in Austria during the Second World War, will once again be staged in Haliburton starting June 29.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Carloads of people driving along scenic routes alongside trees bright and full with colourful leaves slowed as they approached Studio Tour signs dotted along the landscape throughout the county last weekend. The signs, each marked with a different letter,
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Susanne James has been a potter for about a decade, falling in love with the craft after taking a beginners class with Barbara Joy Peel at Haliburton School of the Arts.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
After 32 years, the annual Haliburton County Studio Tour has undergone a host of new changes, including a new logo, a sponsorship program and rebranding, as it is now known as The Studio Tour Haliburton Highlands. The tour, which is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
In honour of a recent birthday, Daniel Manley hosted a fundraiser for the Haliburton Highlands Arts Centre Foundation on his social media page and quickly raised $1,000 toward the new organization ...
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
New York Times best-selling author Susanna Kearsley is excited and honoured to be asked and given this chance to come up and meet the people of Haliburton.
Friday, August 30, 2019
Twelve-year-old Sydney Parish comes down the stairs of her home near Haliburton holding two picture frames, each containing several studio photos of her in her dance costumes. The images show her growing up and advancing as a dancer, her form and flexibil
Friday, August 30, 2019
Author Connie McCracken s new book, Nine Decades: Nine Lives - A Life in Pieces, explores the life of Maxwell Curley Curvin, a man local to the Peterborough area, with connections to the Haliburton Highlands.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the passing of Charlie Robb, who, alongside his wife Sheila and other growers, brought together the first Garlic Festival, held in Carnarvon, in 2008. Within two weeks of that festival, the Haliburton County Garlic
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
The loss of financial support from the Ontario Arts Council has made 2019 an extremely challenging year for the Highlands Opera Studio, its general director Valerie Kuika said.
Monday, August 19, 2019
Tom Hodgson s family tree includes some of the earliest educators, politicians and farmers in Haliburton County. His great-grandparents arrived in the area as early as 1864 and were heavily involved in the community and developing many of the institutions
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
For the fourth year running, Minden will have a week filled with fun, inclusive activities and events for all to enjoy in the name of LGBTQ pride.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
I would have never thought so many people would be so supportive of it. It s really cool to see that this whole town has my back and everything. It s really nice. Honestly, I wasn t expecting such a response, but it s been bigger than anything I ve ever
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
The Highlands Opera Studio didn t come to Haliburton County in 2007 with humble beginnings.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Folk music isn t always played by a solo musician at the microphone strumming on a guitar; it can also include elements of hip hop, funk, blues and roots.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre has hosted a weekly community drum circle since 2006. The circles are accessible and open to all; instruments are supplied and volunteer facilitators lead each experience. On a given evening you might find a total beginne
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
If you re reading this on a Tuesday in Haliburton, you ll no doubt be able to see all around the village evidence of residents and visitors loving local food. Our local farmers markets have become a phenomenon one which can link us to our history. For
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
A swath of patchy grass enclosed by heritage farm buildings and a dry stone fence was transformed last weekend through the power of performance into interrogation rooms, a cottage dock, a turn-of-the-century farmhouse, and heaven s pearly gates.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
For the seventh year, writers gave voice to their stories in front of an enthusiastic audience at the Community Room in Haliburton for Tall Pine Tales on July 17.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
The second annual Haliburton Craft Brewers Fest is fast approaching, bringing along a day full of family activities, traditional craft brewed beers, and music for everyone to enjoy.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Volunteer radio station Canoe FM will be adding new program Weekend Funk, featuring funk and soul music for the first live overnight show the station has hosted.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Art on the Dock, hosted by the Kennisis Lake Cottage Owners Association, has three primary objectives: to give local artists an opportunity to sell their work; to ensure a friendly event for residents and visitors of the lake; and to raise funds ...
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