Arts & Culture

Old-time music beats the February Blues

February 24 – Folkus presents Sussex with s/g Ali McCormick by Sandy Irvin Music evolves over time. And much as I enjoy listening to the latest...

Judi Simpson marks 25 years at CP library

We're sharing this news from the Carleton Place Public Library: One of our own is celebrating a huge milestone this week -- 25 years working...

An Artist’s Notes: Bay Hill

We’ve lived here long enough now that we aren’t referred to as being from "away”. It’s nice to feel we’re part of the town...

Spoon of Blueberries

by Rosemary Leach 38" x 18", this is a large Spoon of Blueberries. If I do a sketch first, all the juiciness is lost and...

‘Munich’ by Robert Harris

by Edith Cody-Rice  Most of our attention now, with respect to the second world war, is centred on the war itself and its atrocities, but...

The Long Way Home: A Personal History of Nova Scotia by John DeMont

by Edith Cody-Rice  John DeMont is a senior writer for the Halifax Chronicle Herald, a man of the semi-old school, that is, young enough to...

Art classes with Adrian Baker

APPLETON STUDIO ART CLASSES OPEN STUDIO SESSIONS: for artists of all levels  Tuesdays: 9:30am - noon, starting January 30, $250 Tuesdays: 1pm -...

“Christmas with the Jim Browns” — 1951

by Brent Eades Andrew Brown contacted me recently about a profile of his family that appeared across Canada in December of 1952, a year after...

Rag Bag Cabaret sells out, returns in February

This past New Year's Eve, recent Almonte arrival Rachelle Elie brought her long-running Toronto cabaret show to the Old Town Hall for a sold-out performance. The...

A tribute to Bernie Costello

by Lyle Dillabough He was one of the remaining original "Ottawa Valley Greats". An extraordinary musician, one of a kind and as unlikely a legend as...

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