Making beautiful music

May 6 2014 By Len Pizzey For three days last week the sounds of beautiful music made the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion in Haliburton a joyous place to be.
For the 18th year in a…

Rousing success for Not Just Desserts

April 29 2014 By Darren Lum Highlands East came out to cheer the hero and jeer the villain at the Not Just Desserts event at the Lloyd Watson Memorial Centre in Wilberforce. Highlands East Council…

Largest show in Forest Fest history

April 22 2014 Singer/songwriter Bruce Cockburn will close out this year’s Forest Festival with a performance on Aug. 17 at Bone Lake Amphitheatre. With 31 albums under his belt Cockburn has won 13 Juno awards…

Cardiff children tap into the arts

April 22 2014 Program manager for Point in Time Centre for Children Youth and Parents Dan Bajorek presents Cardiff Elementary School’s vice-principal Barb Davies with the school’s very own full-sized puppet named Zach on Thursday…

‘SPARC’ling youth spirit

April 22 2014 By Zach Cox In 2007 the Conjurors presented The Last of the Great White Pine wherein the spirits of the pines told their story through spoken word poetry. In 2014 the spirits…

Culture and tourism come together

April 1 2014 Artists and tourism stakeholders gather at the Haliburton School of the Arts on March 26 taking part in a brainstorming meeting facilitated by the Haliburton Highlands Arts Council and the Haliburton County…

SPARC poised to ignite artful ideas

March 25 2014 By Darren Lum Just like the prospect of warmer days the upcoming four-day SPARC (Symposium for Performing Arts in Rural Communities) is being welcomed as the charge forward into a brighter future.
Haliburton…

Flamenco group to light up Haliburton

March 18 2014 By Angelica Blenich At more than six feet tall Lia Grainger has an athletic build that for many years lent itself to life as an elite basketball player.But now the Vancouver native…

Exhibition captures calm Zen garden

March 18 2014 This work by Minden resident Olya Chudnovsky represents symbolically the elements of a Japanese Zen garden. The monk stares out from the middle of the painting with elements of the garden around…