New Works by Local Artists on Display in Cobourg Venue

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Next month an art show exhibiting work from two local artists will open at an unconventional location: the Edward Jones Financial office located at 3 King Street West in Cobourg. Jo Ellen Brydon and John Ireland will come together in a display of their work reminiscent of the days of … Continue reading

March Masquerade Celebrates Community

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The Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society’s March Masquerade, held March 25 in Millbrook’s Royal Canadian Legion Hall was all it aspired to be: a glittering gala, a visual spectacle, an evening of laughter and fun, and a very successful fundraiser. The hall was transformed into a Mardi Gras-inspired ballroom through … Continue reading

March Masquerade Celebrates Community

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The Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society’s March Masquerade, held March 25 in Millbrook’s Royal Canadian Legion Hall was all it aspired to be: a glittering gala, a visual spectacle, an evening of laughter and fun, and a very successful fundraiser. The hall was transformed into a Mardi Gras-inspired ballroom through … Continue reading

4th Line Theatre hosts Christmas-themed Reminiscence

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4th Line Theatre’s Managing Artistic Director Kim Blackwell invites members of the community to join her for an afternoon of winter memories and reminiscences of Christmases past, with an eye to creating a Christmas-themed show in the near future. Renowned Canadian Playwright Beverley Cooper is happy to be working with … Continue reading

Galerie Q Reopens with New Exhibits

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Galerie Q is back in business with curator Kathryn at last back on duty. New and family works on display and the gallery is preparing new exhibitions to welcome spring and celebrate Canada’s special upcoming birthday. Beginning in April, Galerie Q will feature a group show featuring Quebec artists who explore … Continue reading

Sharing Stories Draws Large Crowd

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On February 25, Centennial Place’s Fireside Lounge was filled with an enthusiastic crowd who came from as far away as Port Hope and Peterborough to share memories of Millbrook’s downtown in days gone by. People also came to make connections, meet up with former friends and neighbours, and uncover some … Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Seeks Volunteers for 2017 Season

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Have you always wanted to act onstage?  Want to be part of an epic outdoor production in your community?  Have you ever wondered how 4th Line productions come to life? Interested in learning new skills and working alongside professional actors, directors and choreographers? 4th Line Theatre is looking for volunteers … Continue reading

Local Guitar Craftsman Has International Reputation

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Five kilometers west of Cavan you will see a sign with a large guitar on it on the south side of 7A.  There is the home and workshop of Roger Stuckless (Roger Stuckless Custom Guitars), Cavan’s resident luthier. Since 1992, Roger has been hand crafting beautiful and unique guitars.  His … Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Seeks Actors for Community Workshop

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Have you always wanted to try your hand at acting at 4th Line Theatre but were not sure you wanted to make such a large commitment? 4th Line Theatre is pleased to announce its yearly community workshop and public reading which will focus on Leanna Brodie’s Schoolhouse. One day only, … Continue reading

Auditions for 4th Line Theatre’s Summer Season

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4th Line Theatre is auditioning for professional roles for the 2017 Summer Season. Auditions are by appointment only and the deadline for submissions is Monday, December 5, 2016. Millbrook Auditions will take place on Tuesday, December 13th from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. To apply, send an electronic copy of your headshot … Continue reading

Journey in Time – Painting Exhibit by Local Artist at the Pastry Peddler

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Esperança Melo loves colour. You only have to see her work, which is now on display at the Pastry Peddler in downtown Millbrook, to appreciate the vibrantly rich tones that radiate from all of her paintings. Texture, layering of colour and collage interact to create nuanced and deeply evocative works … Continue reading

Another Award for Mount Pleasant Artist JoEllen Brydon

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The accolades continue for the work of Mount Pleasant Artist JoEllen Brydon, as last month one of her pieces earned top place in the 2016 Canadian National Exhibition Juried Art Show. Entitled “My Grandmother was a Beekeeper”, the acrylic work continues Brydon’s exploration of everyday rural life. The drama in … Continue reading

Local Talent Join Peterborough Pathway to Fame

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On Saturday Sept 10th Peterborough and District Pathway of Fame added 13 new names at the annual induction ceremony at Showplace. Cavan Monaghan was well represented with natives Serena Ryder, Justin and Mark Hiscox were acknowledged in the Entertainment and Music category and Kim Blackwell of 4th Line Theatre was … Continue reading

Schedule of Events for Outdoor Painting Festival This Weekend

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With over 55 artists from across Ontario competing for $3000 in prizes, expect to see a lot of painting going on in and around the township this weekend. You can participate by nominating your favourite piece in the People’s Choice Award. The actual painting begins on Saturday at 10 am … Continue reading

Another Season of Fun Folk Theatricals Begins

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With a new play lined up, local children’s author Shan McFadden is gearing up for another season of play with local adults and children who will bring his most recent piece, entitled “Tabitha and the Almost Impossible Quest” to life during the 2017 March break. Like last year’s play, “The … Continue reading