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Monday, March 23, 2020
Kim McBrien Evans, owner of West Guilford-based yarn studio Indigodragonfly, said her company was gearing up for its busiest show season ever when the coronavirus hit Canada and all of her plans were upended.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Within days of a display dedicated to works by Black-Canadians being set up in the library at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School to recognize Black History Month, Brother, by David Chariandry, was signed out by a student.
Friday, February 21, 2020
Lunar Bloom needs your vote to win the CBC spotlight contest with their popular love song, Sweater.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
For the last 10 years, the members of Lemon Bucket Orkestra have travelled the world, bringing their high-energy Eastern European folk-punk dance party to venues big and small - and on Saturday, Feb. 8, they ll add the Haliburton Legion to that list.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
After spending most of her life in downtown Toronto, the new dean at Haliburton School of Art + Design packed up her things, making sure to remember her parka and snowshoes, and moved to Haliburton village.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
What s old is new again. The Haliburton Highlands Secondary School Grade 11 12 drama class is bringing the 1980s classic The Breakfast Club to the stage this week.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Under the disco balls hanging from the wooden rafters at the Rails End Gallery, lit by the glow of the refracted light, Toby, a retiree and volunteer, dances with the gallery s curator and director Laurie Jones, holding hands, both beaming and flashing gr
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
The prevailing theme of the Arts Council ~ Haliburton Highlands at this year s annual general meeting was all about taking steps forward and inspiring others. They discussed the continued success of events such as the perennially sold-out fashion Fallies,
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
The Awesome Music Project: Songs of Hope and Happiness is a book featuring a collection of stories chronicling the transformative power of music from more than 100 people including Danny Michel, Sarah McLachlan, Theo Fleury, Fred Penner, Chris Hadfield an
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
It s been said that theatre is a team sport. Everyone on the team has a role to play from the director to the actors and the stage crew to the costumers.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
This year s Highlands Summer Festival will kick off with an incredibly popular offering: The Sound of Music. The beloved musical, set in Austria during the Second World War, will once again be staged in Haliburton starting June 29.
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,
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Susanne James has been a potter for about a decade, falling in love with the craft after taking a beginners class with Barbara Joy Peel at Haliburton School of the Arts.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
After 32 years, the annual Haliburton County Studio Tour has undergone a host of new changes, including a new logo, a sponsorship program and rebranding, as it is now known as The Studio Tour Haliburton Highlands. The tour, which is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
In honour of a recent birthday, Daniel Manley hosted a fundraiser for the Haliburton Highlands Arts Centre Foundation on his social media page and quickly raised $1,000 toward the new organization ...
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
New York Times best-selling author Susanna Kearsley is excited and honoured to be asked and given this chance to come up and meet the people of Haliburton.
Friday, August 30, 2019
Twelve-year-old Sydney Parish comes down the stairs of her home near Haliburton holding two picture frames, each containing several studio photos of her in her dance costumes. The images show her growing up and advancing as a dancer, her form and flexibil
Friday, August 30, 2019
Author Connie McCracken s new book, Nine Decades: Nine Lives - A Life in Pieces, explores the life of Maxwell Curley Curvin, a man local to the Peterborough area, with connections to the Haliburton Highlands.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the passing of Charlie Robb, who, alongside his wife Sheila and other growers, brought together the first Garlic Festival, held in Carnarvon, in 2008. Within two weeks of that festival, the Haliburton County Garlic
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
The loss of financial support from the Ontario Arts Council has made 2019 an extremely challenging year for the Highlands Opera Studio, its general director Valerie Kuika said.
Monday, August 19, 2019
Tom Hodgson s family tree includes some of the earliest educators, politicians and farmers in Haliburton County. His great-grandparents arrived in the area as early as 1864 and were heavily involved in the community and developing many of the institutions
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
For the fourth year running, Minden will have a week filled with fun, inclusive activities and events for all to enjoy in the name of LGBTQ pride.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
I would have never thought so many people would be so supportive of it. It s really cool to see that this whole town has my back and everything. It s really nice. Honestly, I wasn t expecting such a response, but it s been bigger than anything I ve ever
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
The Highlands Opera Studio didn t come to Haliburton County in 2007 with humble beginnings.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Folk music isn t always played by a solo musician at the microphone strumming on a guitar; it can also include elements of hip hop, funk, blues and roots.
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