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.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Sarah Shaw is an adventurer, an artist, and anticipating a fun, busy summer bringing art and art classes to Minden s main street.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Minden s Agnes Jamieson Gallery was packed for the opening of Peripheral Visions the evening of April 5. A juried exhibition featuring the works of 19 artists from throughout central and eastern Ontario, including a painting by Haliburton County s Carole
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
While demand for e-books and e-audiobooks is growing at library branches across Canada, library users may find they have trouble finding the materials they are looking for. This, according to the Canadian Urban Libraries Council, is due at least in part t
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Nature s Place, part of the Minden Hills Cultural Centre, was featured in a webinar hosted by the Ontario Museum Association and Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice last week.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
No matter what you might have seen in a fishing hut before, fish stories aside, you likely haven t seen anything like this.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Beloved magical nanny Mary Poppins is coming to Haliburton next summer, opening the 20th season of the Highlands Summer Festival with a musical the whole family will enjoy.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
It s a book, it s play it s Sea Sick
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Not long after Bernie Nicholson retired two years ago from her job in the employment centre at Fleming College, she set up a 50-by-25-foot studio 10 feet away from her house in the woods, hunkered down and immersed her hands in clay.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
The Kushog Lake resident and watercolour artist is part of the Haliburton County Studio Tour, which takes place the weekends of Sept. 29 and 30, and Oct. 6 and 7. It s his second year on the tour.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
The Haliburton County Studio Tour will host a preview show of this year s tour during the first two weeks of September at the Finn Artists Centre on Newcastle Street in Minden.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
C.S. Lewis is reputed to have said, You can make anything by writing. Putting pen to paper is often considered to be a solitary pursuit, but what happens when you collaborate to bring your writing to life? Magic!
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Over the winter holidays at Michael Bainbridge and Brigitte Gall s house in Minden, something magical was happening. Like in many other homes, friends and family were gathered and good times were being had. But at the Bainbridge-Gall house, a new idea wa
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Valerie Kuinka is so excited about the numerous highlights of the Highlands Opera Studio s 12th season, the general director of the studio practically sings as she passionately shares the details of the 2018 schedule.
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