Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Two Haliburton events, one in Wilberforce and one in Minden have received more than $30,000 collectively to launch or enhance festivals coming up this summer.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Soprano Lauren Margison, a fixture of opera in the Haliburton Highlands, says she s still in shock after being chosen as one of six winners of the George London Foundation Awards competition in New York City.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Sculptures will soon be displayed in downtown Haliburton on a rotating basis in a joint project by the Haliburton Sculpture Forest and Haliburton BIA.
Monday, April 2, 2018
Author Larry Cotton is intrigued by the untold history of small towns. When he looks at 100-year old buildings, he says he wonders at who visited these places and what their lives were like.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
As soon as Haliburton teen Brenden Black could pick up a pencil he knew he loved to draw.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Stoughton, Bergman and Espina became fast friends when they met at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School. Soon into their friendship they realized their love for music could be combined into a band, and so they began practising Stoughton on drums, Espin
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
I discovered a writer last year that I really loved. Fredrik Backman lives in Sweden and he has written four novels to date, debuting in 2012 with A Man Called Ove. The Haliburton County Public Library has all four novels as well as the movie version of
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Multi-talented Bill Lishman passed away on Dec. 30, 10 days after being diagnosed with leukemia. He s best known for raising Canada geese, and teaching them how to fly alongside his ultralight aircraft.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Ten years ago, Joel Edwards gave music up.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
The syllabus for the 2018 Haliburton Highlands Music Festival is now available. Everyone who is a resident of Haliburton County, Kinmount or Bancroft, or who studies with teachers who live in those places is welcome to participate in the festival.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
On the eve of Jan. 27 I finally made it to a Homemade Stew concert, the annual celebration of local musicians presented by the Haliburton County Folk Society. Held at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion, this fifth edition was dedicated to the t
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Small town living: it s something that all of us living in Haliburton County know about or do we? This spring, Highlands Little Theatre will be presenting a play that represents the joys, complexities and mysteries of living in a small town ...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
It s common to hear celebrated thespians on awards shows looking back at influences in their younger years to thank the people and programs that gave them the skills they needed to succeed.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
On Sunday, May 27, the Haliburton Concert Series will begin its 40th season of concerts by presenting the MitBravour Piano Trio.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
It s fitting that with the launch of The Spoon Asylum, author Caroline Misner is living her dream, because the idea for the story that became her most treasured book came to the Eagle Lake resident while she was sleeping.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Rustic Mama Retreats is a weekend camp for women, the format includes some physical activities, some crafts, good food and socializing.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
The day Canada Post released its stamps with Dave Murray s bee illustrations, the Toronto-based artist visited three post office branches to see the final product for himself.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Joe Ferracuti is uncomfortable labelling the music of his jazz band, B s Bees, which is set to play in Haliburton on Tuesday, May 29. He calls it modern and original.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Student artists asked their audiences to get inside their heads, look closer at the plight of ocean life and re-examine their connection with what they consume. They created art both useful and fun and took risks by putting their hopes ...
Thursday, April 26, 2018
It was 7:45 on a Thursday night in Haliburton Village. I was about to lock up and go join our board secretary, Dagmar, for a de-briefing beverage after a long board meeting when in walked Scotty, a drum circle regular toting a banjo. The open sign was o
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Brush in Hand is a partnership of the Arts Council ~ Haliburton Highlands and the Finn Artists Center. It is a great opportunity to see new paintings created by Arts Council members at the unique Finn Artists Center in Minden.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
From beginning to end, the process of casting jewelry can take more than 24 hours.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Haliburton hosted what is expected to be the inaugural Trillium Lakelands District School Board Dramatic Arts Day several weeks ago at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Susan Aglukark, Sarah Harmer, Cowboy Junkies, Rob Lutes, Sultans of String, BMC Organ Trio with guest Ian Hendrickson-Smith and Leahy are among the acts coming to Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve during the week of Aug. 15 to 19. Performances will
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The adage that one person s trash is another person s treasure is an understatement for oil-based painter Andrea Kastner.
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