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
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, August 3, 2017
If you go out in the woods this long weekend, you re likely to find dozens of artists demonstrating their craft. Saturday and Sunday of the long weekend are the dates for this year s Tour de Forest, featuring 27 artists at 16 studios across Haliburton Cou
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Haliburton s main street will be alive with music, food, entertainment and, of course, great deals for the town s annual street party, Midnight Madness, on Friday, Aug. 4.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
A new art tour highlighting Dysart s natural beauty and history was launched in July by the Haliburton Highlands Arts Council.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Artists plied their pine blocks like butter, their chainsaws like knives, pushing away layers of wood.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Talking about our trash is how change begins, said Haliburton School of Art and Design s reclaim artist in residence.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Tucked away in a studio on Kennisis Lake Road, a group of knitters have been building a strong, global community.
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, 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, 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.
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, 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, 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.
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.
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
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.
Monday, September 25, 2017
Canadian country music lost one of its greats with the death of Johnny Burke, 77, on Thursday.
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
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.
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