Blank Canvas Offers the Opportunity to Explore Your 2020 Style

Hair Stylist, artist and crafter Stacey Knight has opened a new retail outlet in the front section of the former Bear Essentials store in Millbrook. Calling her new enterprise Blank Canvas Hair & Art Studio, Stacey plans to use the studio to combine her love of art, hair and style… Continue reading

North Cavan Students Hear Stories from Their Author

Award-winning children’s author Philip Roy spent a day at North Cavan Public School where he entertained several groups of students with his thoughtful, friendly presentation.  He clearly understands his audience, tailoring his presentation to each age group he met. His “props” caught the students’ interest immediately.  Three original pieces accompanied… Continue reading

Taking DIY Craft Workshops to a Whole New Level

Yolanda Aubut has standards, and so will you when you attend one of her workshops where participants create custom wooden signs, pillows, holiday urns and other décor items.  No cringe-creating items leave her place of business. This cottage business was launched after a disappointing result at a painting workshop where… Continue reading

44th Annual Hand of Man Art & Craft Sale

Show hours are Friday, October 25th from 5-9pm, Saturday, October 26th from 9am-4pm, and Sunday, October 27th from 11am-4pm. The Peterborough Guild of Arts and Crafts proudly presents the 44th Annual Hand of Man Art & Craft Sale. This is the longest running craft show in the Kawarthas! Their 3-day… Continue reading

First Novel Secures Award for Author from Millbrook

Julie Joyce (nee Doner) began writing during her school days growing up on Zion Line south of town.  She became particularly enthralled by the popular TV series, The Gilmore Girls, but sometimes found the plot lines less than satisfactory.  With few friends sharing her interest in the show, she discovered… Continue reading

Home Schoolers’ Art Program Offered in Cavan

The Home Schoolers Art Program began last month at the Cavan Art Gallery & Academy.  It has been a glint in the eyes of the Director, artist Valerie Kent, who has wanted to do this program for some time, and now it is a reality.   Every week there is a… Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Receives Significant Provincial Funding Boost

Opening night for the 4th Line Theatre’s premiere performance of their August production of Carmel was more exciting than usual; the local theatrical non-profit organization announced that they had received more than $410,000 in provincial funding. The funds flow from two sources.  The Ontario Trillium Foundation has provided $34,200 to… Continue reading

ZimArt Celebrates 20 Years

Pictured is a sculpture entitled “In Harmony”, created by this year’s ZimArt’s Artist-in-Residence Wimbai Ngoma.  The Gallery located at 855 2nd Line, Bailieboro is open for the season, with a 20th Anniversary kick-off party that was held Saturday, Aug. 3.  The gallery will be open from 11 am to 6pm… Continue reading

Singer/Songwriter Melissa Payne Launches Acting Debut in 4th Line Theatre’s Carmel

August marks the world premiere of the 4th Line Theatre’s new play, “Carmel”, written by Ian McLachlan and Robert Winslow. Set in 1937, in the hamlet of Carmel just south of Millbrook, the play is the third in the Barnardo children play series and follows the struggles of the White… Continue reading