Letter to the Editor – The Day the Music Died

Letter to the Editor – The Day the Music Died
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UPDATE: February 5, 2018 The situation will be resolved today with a change to the noise by-law to allow for Joe’s music to continue. Thanks to everyone for their overwhelming response and concern! KG When we came to this area in 1975, we were overwhelmed by the beauty of the … Continue reading

Elvis Tribute Comes to Millbrook Legion

Elvis Tribute Comes to Millbrook Legion
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World renowned Elvis tribute artist Garry Wesley is passing through the area during an extensive tour later this month. Wesley’s impersonation of “The King” reflects the performer’s passion and charisma, and his performances are enhanced by his striking resemblance to the late artist.   Wesley sounds like Elvis, he looks like … Continue reading

Millbrook Community Choir Brings Us the Music of the Season

Millbrook Community Choir Brings Us the Music of the Season
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You won’t have to wait until their December 10th concert to hear some of the Christmas repertoire the Millbrook Community Choir is preparing this season.  Members of the choir will lead a parade of participants to the events of Christmas in the Village on December 7th, following one of the … Continue reading

Local Talent Shoots Music Video in Mount Pleasant

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Having grown up in the area, these boys appreciated the venue’s potential, and as luck would have it, chose one of those balmy October days when the sky was clear and the leaves were colourful.  It was a sign that the shoot would go well, and it did.  The views … Continue reading

Local Performers set to Rock the House at Upcoming Mount Pleasant WI Coffee Shop

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The next coffee house hosted by the Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute takes place on December 2nd, beginning with an open stage at 7:30 with the main act starting at 8 pm.  Featured this month is the Mayhemingways, a duo featuring Benj Rowland as lead singer and playing the accordion, banjo, … Continue reading

Peter Graham Launches Debut EP

Peter Graham Launches Debut EP
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Peter Graham is a Canadian singer-songwriter from Millbrook.  After a decade of songwriting, including training at Bishop’s and the Royal Conservatory, Peter has released his debut EP entitled Nowhere in Tacoma.  Peter’s music blends traditional country instrumentation and the narrative verse of folk, with an emphasis on concise and honest … Continue reading

Jade Eagleson Takes on the Country Music World

Jade Eagleson Takes on the Country Music World
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It has been a whirlwind year for Jade Eagleson, and he’s just getting started. Last fall, he took second place in the 28th Aurora Magna Hoedown Showdown country music competition. During the winter he participated in the Next Country Music Star contest at the Ranch in Bethany, where the judges … Continue reading

Save the Date! The Toronto Univox Choir is coming to Millbrook!

Save the Date!   The Toronto Univox Choir is coming to Millbrook!
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Univox Choir is a 70-person mixed voice community choir for young adults, with relationship — building, social responsibility and musical excellence at its core.  It serves the City of Toronto by offering spirited performances of choral music, both old and new. Performed works are primarily a cappella and span a … Continue reading

“There’s No Place like Home” by the Millbrook Community Choir

“There’s No Place like Home” by the Millbrook Community Choir
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Once again the Millbrook Community Choir will wrap up their season with a concert. This year the group will be celebrating Canada’s 150th with a concert called “There’s No Place like Home”, which takes place on May 28th at 2pm. Under the direction of Mark Hiscox and accompanied by his … Continue reading

Local Guitar Craftsman Has International Reputation

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

Original Golden Wheel Owners Return to Springville

Original Golden Wheel Owners Return to Springville
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Mei Tung and husband Patrick ran a popular Chinese Restaurant in Springville for many years, providing dine in and take out options to a regular clientele. In 2014 the couple sold the business and relocated to Toronto, planning to have a more tranquil life. Besides, their daughter Susan had graduated … Continue reading

Christmas Concerts at Millbrook South Cavan Public School

Christmas Concerts at Millbrook South Cavan Public School
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Hello, Millbrook! It’s that time of year again and in order to celebrate the nearing of Christmas day, Millbrook South Cavan public school is inviting you to join us in a Christmas concert. Students will present songs and poems. Dates and times are listed below. December 14th – 6:00 to … Continue reading

Local Talent Join Peterborough Pathway to Fame

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

Mount Pleasant Coffee Shop Has Audience on Their Feet

Mount Pleasant Coffee Shop Has Audience on Their Feet
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More than sixty residents came to the first Coffee Shop event of the season hosted by the Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute. These monthly events held in the WI Hall in Mount Pleasant, these monthly events following a long standing local tradition established with the former “Give a Hoot Café”. Looking … Continue reading