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The Year in Books: 2021

Nov 29, 2021 | Tracey Fockler

From mysteries to memoirs, our annual review of new books by local authors and illustrators has you covered for gifts for others – and yourself.

Illustration used with permission by the estate of Thoreau MacDonald.

The Saw-Whet

Nov 29, 2021 | Paul Leet Aird

From his new book Butterfly Beautifly Beautiful, a poem by Inglewood poet Paul Leet Aird about a remarkable encounter with a migrating owl.

The Year in Music: 2021

Nov 29, 2021 | Scott Bruyea

Our annual review of recordings by local musicians taps into a collaborative music scene that has stayed busy despite a pandemic keeping many apart.

Winter In The Hills 2021 Cover

Winter Contributors

Nov 29, 2021 | In The Hills | Contributors

Introducing three of the creative people – Tracey Fockler, Scott Bruyea and Tony Reynolds – behind the winter issue.

January Snow 12" x 18" oil on maple panel ~ by Krystle Moore

Krystle Moore

Nov 29, 2021 | Tralee Pearce | Artist in Residence

“Moody skies are one of my favourites. There’s so much going on, so much color.”

Field Notes for Winter 2021

Nov 29, 2021 | Johanna Bernhardt | Field Notes

Where to shop, craft, donate this season.

Like Manna from Heaven

Nov 29, 2021 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

There is a lot of waiting around with mushrooms, just like there is in the military or the theatre or government roadwork.

Elizabeth pours orange, blue and purple dye over a layer of snow covering a silk scarf. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Elizabeth Bryan

Nov 29, 2021 | Janice Quirt | Made in the Hills

This Orangeville weaver expanded her repertoire by making an outdoor sport of dyeing silk scarves in the snow.

Local Buys: Winter 2021

Nov 29, 2021 | Janice Quirt | Made in the Hills

Cozy knits, chic home upgrades and handcrafted kid presents.

No Strings Attached

Nov 29, 2021 | Tony Reynolds

Jane Ohland Cameron’s colourful Muppet-like puppets set loose the creative imagination of kids and adults with developmental disabilities.

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.

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