Celebrating Black History Month at the HCPL 

Selections honouring and celebrating Black History Month, available year-round through the Haliburton County Public Library.  Documentary:  Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson A two-part documentary about the first ever Black Heavyweight Champion…

Community arts workshops coming soon

The call has just gone out for Arts Council – Haliburton Highlands (ACHH) members working in the arts and crafts who have a passion for their medium, have developed their skills and would like to…

Summer Festival auditions begin next week

By Nick Bernard According to Konstantin Stanislavski’s theory of theatre, there are no small parts, only small actors. Here in Haliburton County, the search for actors big and small is on, ahead of the 2022…

Arts Council not backing down to COVID-19

By Chris Drost The Arts Council ~ Haliburton Highlands is looking forward to the future after facing two very difficult years with the pandemic, which has changed everything. “In 2020 we questioned, what do we do now? Then,…

Drawn to drawing in landscape

This winter the Agnes Jamieson Gallery presents an exhibition by Alex Jack, “Drawing in Landscape”. Offering work done in different mediums, from watercolour to pencils, pens and chalk pastels, Jack displays a remarkable collection based…

Shindig goes live to warm homes

By Sue Tiffin Mark Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. on your calendars.  Given that the annual Highlands Christmas Shindig has regularly been a sold-out show, tickets to this year’s live event at the Haliburton Legion,…

Photographer’s work showcased in book

By Darren Lum Photographer, instructor and lover of life, Glenn Springer was known for his passions. Springer, a prolific photographer and past contributor to the Haliburton Echo and Minden Times, captured life and appreciated the…