Local Singer-Songwriter, Benj Rowland, Launches Solo Album

After years developing a following in the folk duo Mayhemingways with partner drummer Josh Flewings, Benj decided it was time to try something new.  It’s not to say that the group has been disbanded, but experimenting as a solo act gave Benj more artistic freedom.  It will also allow him… Continue reading

Local Photographer’s Work Subject of New Exhibit

Twenty photographs from Cavan resident Tim Young’s Minimal Architecture series are the subject of a new Art Exhibition at St. Marys Station Gallery until May 7th. While he has spent that last 35 years living in a rather rural setting in Cavan, his current work honours modern, urban architecture and… Continue reading

Youth Dance Classes Come to Cavan-Monaghan Community Centre

  On Tuesday evenings, the small gym at the CMCC is filled with lively music and active children pursuing dance and movement training offered by Peterborough’s Premiere Studio of Dance. The school has been offering high quality dance instruction in a high energy and fun environment at their location at… Continue reading

The Story Gets More Personal for Internationally Acclaimed Artist JoEllen Brydon

JoEllen comes from a background of storytellers.  A professional visual artist who has lived in the hamlet of Mount Pleasant for most of her life, her Irish background comes through in her love of stories. Her focus is not on grand adventures, but everyday events that form the shared experience… Continue reading

Local Artist Illustrates Children’s Book Series Called “Frank the Fish”

For Cory Cole, illustrations were simply part of a lunchtime routine with her son. Cartoon drawings and puns were entertainment more than anything. If others enjoyed them too, that was a bonus. Illustrating a children’s book was a far-off dream at best. Little did she know that a perfect stranger… Continue reading

New Local Theatre Opportunities for Young and Old

Nadia Affolter Lee loves theatre and has performed since she was a child, in plays with large casts to two-person productions.  From performing, directing, producing and even writing, Nadia has embraced every role in the world of theatre.  She is also a certified teacher, with a major in Theatre and… Continue reading