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The Year in Books: 2023

Nov 27, 2023 | In The Hills

Delve into mysteries, romance, suspenseful sagas, books of poetry, historic journeys, and maybe even a pinch of psychedelics in this year’s roundup of locally produced literature.

Local Books for Kids and Young Readers

Nov 27, 2023 | In The Hills

Get your kids reading during the holidays – and year-round – with this selection of stories for budding bookworms, written by local authors.

Meet the Maker: Stephanie Casino Esguerra

Nov 27, 2023 | Janice Quirt | Made in the Hills

Meticulously applied lines of jet-black ink are a defining feature of the fanciful works of this Orangeville artist.

Local Buys: Winter 2023

Nov 27, 2023 | Janice Quirt | Made in the Hills

Cozy crochet blankets, handmade ornaments and lusty lumberjacks are just some of the unique items made by our local artisans this gift giving season.

Portrait of the Art Therapist

Nov 27, 2023 | Tony Reynolds | A Day in the Life

Rapinder Kaur built a therapy practice around encouraging children, and adults, to listen to the wisdom of their inner artists.

Artist in Residence: Emily Escoffery

Sep 8, 2023 | Tralee Pearce | Artist in Residence

Emerging artist Emily Escoffrey isn’t a fan of neutrals, preferring instead to paint abstract pieces that grab the eye.

In Retrospect – Autumn 2023

Sep 8, 2023 | In The Hills

A look back on how we’ve covered the pleasures and concerns of country life over the last three decades.

Meet the Maker: Wendy Mitchell-Burke

Sep 8, 2023 | Rebecca Weston | Made in the Hills

Belfountain potter Wendy Mitchell-Burke connects with her community and nature through clay.

Local Buys: Autumn 2023

Sep 8, 2023 | Janice Quirt | Made in the Hills

Check out the gorgeous mosaic trays, bud vases and wearable art made in the hills this autumn.

Artist in Residence: Brad MacIver

Jun 16, 2023 | Tralee Pearce | Artist in Residence

Mulmur based painter Brad MacIver is known for his wistful landscapes and crisp still lifes that encourage a viewer to luxuriate in the subject matter.

Wandering Downtown Broadway

Jun 16, 2023 | Fisher Monahan

With sketchbook in hand artist Fisher Monahan takes a walking tour of Broadway but gets distracted by all the nearby nosh.

Meet the Maker: Jo Thomson

Jun 16, 2023 | Johanna Bernhardt | Made in the Hills

Mono artist Jo Thomson harnesses the power of sunlight – and the power of her darkroom – to create bright cyanotypes and photograms of local flora.