Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Haliburton s Cassidy Glecoff earned herself a deal to record a single after winning the She s The One competition at RBC BluesFest in Ottawa over the weekend.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
The Haliburton Lions Club marked the Dysart 150 and Lions Club International s 100th with their first Little Free Library, constructed by Peter Stelter and stocked with books purchased by the local Lions.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
The Haliburton School of Art and Design cut the ribbon on their new innovative workspace July 20.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Thanks to Ontario Arts Council funding, Chikodzi is able to bring in about 30 tons of volcanic stone a year from his native Zimbabwe. The rock is a crucial part of his art practice and the students at HSAD are using pieces in their works.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
A light blue table cloth peppered with stray glue and glitter covers a table in the Wilberforce library branch, while the adults in the room go about their reading and web surfing.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Later this month, the Highlands Summer Festival is bringing an award-winning show that has wowed audiences and critics alike.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Patricia Miller has cottaged in the Highlands her whole life. Her parents bought land on Lake Kashagawigamog in 1968, the same property that she and her family now visit throughout the year.
Thursday, June 29, 2017
It s not every year that your community turns 150! 2017 is an incredibly important year, not only for our country which is marking its sesquicentennial, but also for the Municipality of Dysart et al, as it also marks its century and a half birthday. Many
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
A stage full of smiles and an audience full of laughter opened the 18th season of the Highlands Summer Festival on July 3 with A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Lily Coneybeare lines up the sample cups along the wooden bar at Rhubarb Restaurant in Carnarvon and pours five tiny drinks. The cream ale is golden and smooth tasting. It s one of Boshkung Brewing Company s best known beers, sold in yellow 35&118 cans at
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
As part of the Lions mandate of encouraging reading, the Haliburton club is planning a special event that will include children s authors, storytelling, information for parents and free books for kids.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
A commute at the end of the work week couldn t keep Terri Hawkes from summer theatre.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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
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.
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, 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.
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