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Tuesday, June 30, 2020
For the past 30 years, artist Mary Anne Barkhouse has been examining issues crucial to our survival as a species our stewardship of the land and water, the legacy of colonialism on the people, and ways forward, by building bridges and starting important
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
A couple weeks ago, Haliburton Highlands Secondary School student Colleen Petric put one foot toward a post-secondary education in visual arts with an effective photo re-creation of Picasso s Old Guitarist, 1903. The art assignment asked students to lear
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
The Minden Hills Cultural Centre has been using an artificial intelligence program called DeOldify to restore old photographs with colour, then posting them to Facebook for the community to view from the comfort and safety of their own home.
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Days into staying at home to stay safe and help prevent the spread of coronavirus, Brent Coltman, a guitar player and musician who regularly jammed when community could gather had the idea of sharing a video or two of the songs he was playing on Facebook.
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Need to take a break from COVID-19 stories? Check out some of these features about people in our community.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Shannon Quigley has always loved history, but she said it wasn t until her first job as a summer student at a Parks Canada national historic site that she realized it could be a career.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
When he thinks of the Zion United Church, David Chambers is filled with memories of youth and family. The building on East Road in Carnarvon was where he went to Sunday school, where he met with the Scout troop, where he watched Christmas pageants and lis
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Tiffany Howe won t be at her exhibition, Salvaged Remnants, at the Agnes Jamieson Gallery for the duration of the show, but with didactics on the wall showcasing her work the multidisciplinary artist told the crowd gathered at her opening reception that t
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The first thing Beth McWatters does after sitting back down in the armchair next to the window in her living room from which she gathers inspiration as life outside happens, is show the visitor to her apartment a poem she has written in their honour.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Despite an ocean separating the two countries, Canadians and Australians have more in common than we think, said Adriane Boag, learning and access co-ordinator with the National Gallery of Australia.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Nick Sutcliffe said The Kanta Chronicles represents the greatest accomplishment in his life. The Carnarvon resident s epic debut novel is set in the fictional world of Bolfodier and spans two generations, focusing on the lives of four members of the Hou
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
I had no idea what to expect when this five-foot-nothing lady took the stage, all smiles and twinkling eyes and guitar. Then, she opened her mouth and out flew a voice that came straight from the Heavens That is singer-songwriter Irish Mythen, as descr
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Carloads of people driving along scenic routes alongside trees bright and full with colourful leaves slowed as they approached Studio Tour signs dotted along the landscape throughout the county last weekend. The signs, each marked with a different letter,
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
An installment at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre explores the aspirations and inner turmoils of participants, and asks community members to share pieces of themselves.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
It is partially the element of the unknown that keeps Joyce Pruysers-Emmink and Peter Emmink of Ivy Cottage Fusion Arts drawn to the art of fused glass.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Wayne uses long-handled tongs to pull a piece of clay, already bisque-fired and glazed from the red hot kiln, quickly moving it to a pit where Sylvia stands, ready for the next step of the centuries-old Raku process they have made their specialty
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Have you ever felt compelled to support and aid something in nature? Set up a protection screen, create a small roof, put it in a box or wrap it with support? For example, on the farm I grew up on, we had massive birch trees in the front yard. My father w
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Journalist Andrew Clark first started looking into the execution of Canadian soldier Harold Pringle following the Second World War because of a story told to him by his own grandfather, who had served in Italy.
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Organizers of Minden Pride Week s Burlesque Ball are promising an inclusive, end-of-summer dance party with fantastic costuming, fantastic performance art, world class music, world class DJing and some of Toronto s top drag queen performers.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Artists Anna Swanson and April White have come to Haliburton County from Newfoundland to take part in the Halls Island Artist Residency, and they joked that they ve packed some garbage along with them.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
A mural covering one wall of a Bobcaygeon Road building is turning heads in Minden and leaving a bright image of locally-grown vegetables in the minds of passersby. Soon enough, Nourished, by Raisin the Root, will open to the public in that space, ensurin
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
The 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria was celebrated at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre on May 18 with a morning and afternoon tea inside and outside of the Bowron Log House. The event brought both full-time residents and out-of-town visit
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Music class was offered as a course selection, but too few students chose it as an option, meaning it will be postponed for the 2019-2020 school year. The number of students selecting music is just not there, said HHSS principal Chris Boulay.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria. The life of the British monarch, who ruled over her global empire from age 18 to 81, is being marked, around the world, by exhibitions and tours in 2019.
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