A refresh in the theatrical world

By Emily Stonehouse Make way for young adults in the community - they’re about to take centre stage. Ctrl-ART-Del is a new theatre company that’s sprung up in the Haliburton Highlands, with individuals between the…

Focusing on the Finn details

By Emily Stonehouse Perhaps 2023 is the year to finally dabble in the art world, and cross that off your bucket list. Nationally-acclaimed artist Carole Finn has returned to the Haliburton Highlands for the winter…

Razzamataz kicks off 2023 with dance

By Emily Stonehouse Razzamataz Kids’ Shows is kickstarting the new year with colour, culture, and dance. On Saturday, Jan. 14 and Sunday, Jan. 15, Razz will present two special events featuring the Indigenous dance group,…

Highlands Christmas Shindig is back

By Jerelyn Craden The show must go on, and it did, and it will again on Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Northern Lights Pavilion! Now in its ninth year, Fuel for Warmth’s signature community fundraiser…

Bob Omar Tunnoch’s must-see exhibit

By Jerelyn Craden If I didn’t know that Bob “Omar” Tunnoch was a two-time Juno award-winning musician and songwriter, a founding member of the Canadian blues band, Fathead, and a visual artist whose paintings can…

Early literacy at the library 

By Chris Stephenson The staff at Haliburton County Public Library (HCPL) are here to support lifelong learning for all community members. However, this starts with our youngest patrons, as we create early literacy programs and…

UFO’s landing at the Cultural Centre

By Emily StonehouseIt’s a bird, it’s a plane, oh, no, it’s actually that unfinished art project that’s been collecting dust for years.If you are someone who dabbles in the creative world but lacks the initiative…

Canoe FM’s Radio Playhouse presents Shatter

By Vivian Collings The Halifax Explosion that claimed nearly 2,000 lives happened more than a century ago, but the tragedy can be linked to comparable prejudices and reactions to present day crises.In Canadian playwright Trina…

Razzamataz returns with all new board

By Vivian Collings The show will go on for Razzamataz with a whole new board of directors and five exciting shows for their new season.After a two-year hiatus, the family entertainment series is back with…

Students gain insight to Indigenous struggles

By Vivian CollingsThe impacts of the colonization of Canada on Indigenous culture was brought to light for students at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School with a lesson in perspective.With Truth and Reconciliation Week held from Monday,…

Local instrumental bands welcome newcomers

By Vivian CollingsMusicians in the Haliburton Highlands have a compilation of euphonious bands to choose to join in harmony with.If you play an instrument, the Highlands Swing Band, Highlands Chamber Orchestra, Highlands Wind Symphony, and…

School of Rock being staged by Camexicanus

By Darren LumFinding a theatrical experience to enhance youth development is well underway thanks to the Camexicanus’ ambition to stage School of Rock The Musical.At its heart, the School of Rock is a story about…