Monday, January 4, 2016
If you enjoy embarking on adventures, learning about new places and humming along to a tune, a new speaker series launching this week might pique your interest.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
There s a new club in town that s easy to join, has no meetings and provides the most delicious food. The Bread and Bagel Club is a creative initiative started by Janine Papadopoulos of Into the Blue Bakery.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
It takes a quarter of a skein of yarn and a few hours to make a difference for a woman in need of a breast prosthesis.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
The one-night variety show on Saturday at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion in Haliburton raised a record $18,152 (more was donated since the cheque presentation) for Fuel for Warmth, a charitable organization that provides emergency assistance
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The Nutcracker ballet has become a staple performance for the community of Haliburton, and this year a new and exciting feature is being added to the annual tradition.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
There was raucus applause when the Highlands Summer Festival artistic producer Scot Denton announced this upcoming summer lineup of five performances to the packed crowd on Sunday at the McKeck s restaurant in Haliburton.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
A special meeting of Dysart council held on Nov. 10 brought forth lots of questions, comments and a few fireworks from councillors directed at John Teljeur and Wolfgang Siebert regarding a proposal to transform a golf course into a site for music festival
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
An unexplained murder in a rural farm town, a peculiar secretary with an uncanny strength and a loveless husband and wife stuck on a deserted country road.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Many years ago, journalist Linden MacIntyre stood watching as the site of a massacre a family home in Lebanon was excavated. Boys in their early teens stood beside him, looking on as body parts were pulled from the rubble. Their faces were like masks
Friday, October 9, 2015
This November the Highlands Little Theatre will be hosting the Eastern Ontario Drama League s Festival of One-Act Plays, showcasing theatre groups from across the region in Haliburton County.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
This blend of past and present is from the By Hand exhibition by artist and Haliburton School of the Arts instructor Elinor Whidden on at Rails End Gallery until Oct. 11.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Down the Tamarack Lake Road past where the pavement meets the gravel, after you ve rounded corners lined with thick forest and a few country lots, you ll find an old farmhouse surrounded by flourishing hydrangeas and trumpeting day lilies.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Writer David Franks of Baysville tells his story to the audience at Tall Pine Tales in Haliburton with glee. Its careful construction and easy rhythm keeps listeners tuned in and they laugh right on cue. Franks was one of nine writers from Muskoka and th
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Sonny Cook riffles through the back seat of her car looking for her notes and some food ahead of her lunch hour interview with the newspaper. There are bags and papers in front seat and back a symptom of a life full of hustle and bustle.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
After taking the stage with hundreds in the Pan Am Games opening ceremonies Dawson Hutchings can say he has fulfilled a lifelong dream.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
It all started with Bill Campbell s desire to give back to the community. The owner of Curry Chevrolet in Haliburton is having his long-time friend and Juno award-winning singer-songwriter, Ron Sexsmith and his band, perform an admission-free concert at t
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Your morning drive to work, that first cup of coffee and the reeve s report will no longer be the same, as a familiar voice that floated across the radio airwaves during the early morning hours has broadcasted for the last time.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
I recently walked the Sculpture Forest over the at the college in the early morning and found myself contemplating our capacity as human beings for being creative.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
I recently walked the Sculpture Forest over the at the college in the early morning and found myself contemplating our capacity as human beings for being creative.
Monday, June 23, 2014
Cassandra Hart has released her second book about her gift, which she discovered in her 20s, but didn t actively pursue until she was in her 40s.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Bigger and better is how it is done at the Haliburton School of the Arts. A component of the Sir Sandford Fleming College, the HSTA campus in Glebe Park is well known for its summer arts program. This year, there are 50 new weeklong courses...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
A diva, an angel and a Canadian officer.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Darlene Buckingham and Shawn Arscott thought they were leaving nuclear power and uranium behind when they moved their lives from Pickering to Tory Hill in 2006.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
For three days last week, the sounds of beautiful music made the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion in Haliburton a joyous place to be.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
In 2007, the Conjurors presented The Last of the Great White Pine, wherein the spirits of the pines told their story through spoken word poetry.
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