Arts & Culture

History Lesson: A John Dunn Story

In a book published in Quebec City in 1832 concerning the settlement of Canada, Joseph Bouchette says: “The first systematic emigration we have to record...

Carleton Place and Beckwith roots inspire first novel

Jackie Bennett, daughter of Cliff Bennett of Almonte and the late writer Carol Bennett McCuaig of Renfrew, has had her first novel published.  Even...

Mills Community Support holds sculptural competition

Calling All Artists/Designers in Lanark County - Competition to Design a Donor Recognition Piece Background Since the 1970s, Mills Community Support (MCS) has been doing good things...

Trust by the Right Honourable David Johnston

by Edith Cody-Rice David Johnston is one of Canada's most successful Governors General, a former university president, law professor and the author of more than...

Popup art gallery opens in Arnprior

Editor's Note: I dropped in here recently -- well worth a look, some great gift-giving possibilities on display. Gallery 106 A new popup art gallery has...

Winter painting workshop with Rosemary Leach

Winter Painting Workshop, Sat Jan 26th & Sun Jan 27th (Sat 9:30-3pm including a warm lunch and snacks, Sun 9:30-1pm, snacks) 8 spaces Rosemary Leach welcomes you to her home and studio for a weekend...

‘Life Amidst Trees’ at General Fine Craft

Trees - majestic emblems of strength and beauty in nature - are the lungs of our planet; their significance is pressing in these time...

Sofie and Cecilia – by Katherine Ashenburg

by Edith Cody-Rice Sofie and Cecilia is the debut novel of Katherine Ashenburg, a well known non-fiction Canadian writer who has published in the New...

Almonte in Concert launches 2018-19 season with stellar performances

by Edith Cody-Rice Almonte in Concert launched its 2018-19 season last Saturday with splendid performances by artists James Parker and his protegés Brian Mangrum on...

‘True North Rising’ by Whit Fraser: book review

by Jim Moore Local resident Jim Moore was Assistant Deputy Minister for Northern Affairs for six years. He later served as executive director of the Inuit...

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