Tuesday, July 18, 2017
For those people in our long-term care facilities who are in their twilight years, works of art can help to brighten up a day. That is the sentiment that Shannon Munro took to Hyland Crest in Minden, where she was commissioned to paint murals on two sets
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Artist John Notten invites the public to see the tent in an entirely new way when they come to see his show, The Tent Project.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Nancy McPhee s works of art are often created from a singular colour.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
It was the Haliburton County Studio Tour that inspired Cathy Taylor to begin creating her vibrant, mosaic artwork.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Like the changing autumn leaves of the Highlands, local artist Sophia Tink has been a perennial presence among the diverse artists on the Haliburton County Studio Tour for the past 10 years.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Despite having Métis lineage on both sides of his family, Minden Hills resident Larry O Connor said he still knows much less than he d like about his background and the culture of his ancestors.
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 15, 2017
For the month of June there are two exhibitions being offered at the Agnes Jamieson Gallery that have peculiar similarities: Paisley Tartan, by Kate Carder-Thompson and The Inherent Legacy by Kimberly Tucker.
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Two local women are celebrating Canada s sesquicentennial anniversary with a cookbook of 150 recipes, many of them dating back to the time the country was founded.
Wednesday, July 5, 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
Stanhope Museum s Heritage Day is returning to the county July 15, featuring some special Canada 150 demonstrations.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Kathy Brock, who is from Kingston but bought her raffle ticket from a quilter in Kennisis Lake, is the lucky winner of a quilt raffled off at Canada Rocks, the Haliburton Highlands Quilt Guild show.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
This summer s paddle art contest ended up far surpassing anything organizers at Alqonguin Outfitters could have imagined.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
It s a sunny, spring-like day as the enticing sounds of a brass sectional spill out from a meeting room at the Pinestone Resort, filling the air outside with music. Inside the room, members of the Highlands Chamber Orchestra brass section are arranged aro
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Weather including a downpour of freezing rain might have affected the numbers of people who turned out for Kinmount s Winterfest on Feb. 10 and 11, but not their spirit.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
An afternoon devoted to the annual U-Links Celebration of Research became an afternoon of making connections for the students who studied the county, local community partners who helped to initiate the research, as well as for the curious guests at the ev
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Having only recently returned home from the 13th annual Miss North Ontario 2018 pageant in Sudbury, Minden s Jordyn Greer is already aspiring to reach a new goal.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Ruth E. Walker, an Oshawa-based author, welcomes a group of writers at an intimate gathering at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre with a powerful statement that even she didn t know she was a writer until the age of 40.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
The idea for Marie Gage s first children s book came from watching her grandchild, Blake, and his love of monkeys.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
It s a unique opportunity not to be missed the chance to hear from three emerging artists living in Haliburton County who shine a light on their thought processes, methods and the challenges of becoming professional artists in today s world.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Ellis Paul will appear at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion on Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. Some artists chronicle their lives through music while others chronicle the time they live in. Paul has a rare talent of being able to weave songs from his per
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Technology closes spaces and opens worlds. In the publishing industry, the advent of e-books allows people living almost anywhere on the planet to download a story instantaneously.
Friday, November 10, 2017
The award-winning author and motivational speaker, Cyndi Desjardins-Wilkens will be signing and selling copies of her book, Shine On, at this year s Wintergreen Christmas Market in Minden Hills on Saturday, Nov. 11. Shine On tells the compelling true sto
Friday, December 8, 2017
Just in time for Christmas, local author Irene Davidson-Fisher has released her latest book entitled, The Best Present Ever.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Discover a rewards program no purchase is required. The #ReadWithMe campaign is designed to reward parents caregivers who read with their children during Speech and Hearing Month in May. Local families can win prizes by posting pictures online of thems
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