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.
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.
Friday, November 10, 2017
For six years, local author Danielle Foisy stood by her husband and supported him as he suffered from an undiagnosed and untreated mental illness. Wanting to find the best way to help him, she began seeking out resources for people in a similar situation.
Friday, November 10, 2017
On Oct. 28, at the final concert of its 2017 season , the Haliburton Concert Series announced the program for its 2018 season. It will be a special and celebratory year because it is the 40th anniversary of concerts presented by the organization.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The Highlands Chamber Orchestra has a special treat for music lovers in Haliburton County planned for its annual fall concert.
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, 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.
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.
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
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
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, November 22, 2017
The Highlands Summer Festival is going back to a classic to entice a younger generation to join them on the stage this upcoming season.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Every community has its own traditions when it comes to celebrating the holiday season. Over the past 14 years, Heritage Ballet s annual performance of Tchaikovsky s The Nutcracker has become one of these beloved occasions for people in Haliburton County.
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, January 23, 2018
It was Andy Oh s wife, Sunhee Park, who convinced him to move to Haliburton and take over what was then called Haliburton Family Restaurant.
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, January 16, 2018
Visitors to this year s Bluegrass in the Highlands Winter Festival will be met with the warm glow of a campfire, complete with lawn chairs, as they walk in the front lobby of Pinestone Resort and Conference Centre.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Kate Campbell learned to fly over the waters of the Pacific Ocean, swooping above Malibu and Santa Monica, as she put in hours toward her pilot s licence.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
The interesting relationship between Julieta and Runaway makes for great conversation fodder, so HIFF and Haliburton County Public Library would like to invite you to the Rails End Gallery on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. to have a book and film discussion.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
When you write for the stage, the dialogue needs to stand for itself. Unlike in prose or poetry, there is little room for describing the setting or outlining the emotions of the character. What the audience knows it must learn from what the actor says, th
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
A steam engine that once powered machinery in a sawmill owned by the Hodgson family during Haliburton s logging era may be coming back to the community.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
A new map application shows the geographic location of and provides information on public art and cultural points of interest throughout the Municipality of Dysart et al.
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
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