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Inspired by her own Norwegian roots, Mono author Michelle Grierson’s mythical novel Becoming Leidah was published in April. Photo by Cassie McReavy.

Ancestral Footsteps

Sep 24, 2021 | Ellie Eberlee

Michelle Grierson’s compelling first novel is a fluid mix of myth, magic and the power of “blood memory.”

Painter Steve Volpe in his studio next to a work starring a kangaroo in a party hat, called Birthday, and below it, a beach scene, Man and Pyramid. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

The Active Imagination

Sep 24, 2021 | Ellie Eberlee

Orangeville painter Steve Volpe plucks inspiration from everyday experiences then quickly bends it to create a fresh visual narrative on canvas.

Videographer Sara May was one of the team hired during the pandemic to launch Theatre Orangeville Presents Online. Photo by Beckie Morris.

How to Save a Theatre

Sep 24, 2021 | Liz Beatty

The creative minds at Theatre Orangeville were not about to be upstaged by a pandemic.

Autumn Contributors

Sep 24, 2021 | In The Hills | Contributors

Meet three of our clever contributors – Ellie Eberlee, Janet Dimond and Ben Rahn.

Tenerife Market Kids 9" x 12" acrylic ~ by Kayla Jackson

Kayla Jackson

Sep 24, 2021 | Tralee Pearce | Artist in Residence

Alton artist Kayla Jackson finds her muse in the historic streets of her hometown and commits its architecture and character to canvas.

Road Rage Comes to Town

Sep 24, 2021 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

For generations the only people in Canada who had a good word to say about Toronto were the ones living there. Now thousands of them have left to live here.

Candlemaker Melissa Lester in her pristine Caledon studio backed by tidy shelves of her handmade June + Rose Candle Co. products. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Melissa Lester of June + Rose Candle Co.

Sep 24, 2021 | Johanna Bernhardt | Made in the Hills

How the Caledon clothing retailer changed course to become a candlemaker with a knack for irresistible aromas.

Local Buys: Autumn 2021

Sep 24, 2021 | Janice Quirt | Made in the Hills

Hiking accessories, pressed flowers and a nod to local farming culture.

Joe Burchell uses a dowsing rod to commune with the energy of the Earth. Photo by Kerry Knudsen.

Rock of Ages

Jun 22, 2021 | Gail Grant

Stones are the inspiration for Joe Burchell’s monumental works of art.

Tree of Life

Jun 22, 2021 | Anthony Jenkins

Artist Jim Menken’s chainsaw allows fallen trees to rise again.

All Here 28" x 32" oil on canvas ~ by Sara Sniderhan

Sara Sniderhan

Jun 22, 2021 | Tralee Pearce | Artist in Residence

Sara credits a physical move from Toronto for moves she’s been making artistically.

It’s the End of the World … Again

Jun 22, 2021 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

As a scribbler I have always walked down the sunny side of the concession roads.

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September 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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