Arts & Culture

‘Almonte in Concert’ show brings kids to Old Town Hall

What’s that music I hear? On Friday December 8th Almonte in Concert, in partnership with the Ottawa Chamber Music Society, presented two concerts at...

Choir of newcomers to Canada visits Almonte

Ottawa’s One World Choir and other new Canadians get a glimpse of life in Almonte Jennifer Noxon Time and again, food and music prove to be a...

First Snow, Last Light by Wayne Johnston

by Edith Cody-Rice When I first read Wayne Johnston's Colony of Unrequited Dreams in 1999, I was sure I had come across the great Canadian...

Mill Street Books appreciates its patrons

by Edith Cody-Rice  Mill Street Books has become a central literary institution in Mississippi Mills, offering not only books for sale, but book clubs, special...

An Artist’s Notes: After the Rain

I asked some country friends what they felt after the rain had passed. Some quickly responded with how their world looked so clean, fresh and...

Almonte’s Sivarulrasa Gallery celebrates its third anniversary

On Saturday December 2, Sivarulrasa Gallery celebrated its third anniversary in Almonte with a new exhibition of 16 artists from Almonte, Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, and...

Puppets Up’s Christmas show and beyond

The Puppets Up! International Puppet Festival, a popular family-focused 3-day annual festival, celebrated the art of puppetry.  It brought exciting international puppet troupes from all...

Pakenham library gets lovely makeover

by Brent Eades I stopped by the newly renovated and expanded Pakenham branch of the Mississippi Mills Public Library today. What a delightful building it...

2005: Old Mama’s Place burns down

by Brent Eades Newer town residents may have wondered why the vacant lot on Ottawa Street at St. James Street, just south of the YIG...

3rd Anniversary Show at Sivarulrasa Gallery

Nov 24 – Dec 30, 2017 Featured artists: Sue Adams, Sarah Anderson, Deborah Arnold, Russell Baron, Carly Belford, Adrienne Dagg, Dale Dunning, Barbara Gamble, Jim...

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