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Summer Picks

Jun 20, 2019 | Janice Quirt | Made in the Hills

What we’re shopping for this summer in Headwaters.

Home is Where the Art is

Jun 20, 2019 | Tralee Pearce | At Home in the Hills

When entrepreneurs and artists Jocelyn Burke and James Webster renovated Jocelyn’s childhood home in Horning’s Mills, they laid the perfect groundwork for a well-curated life.

Poet on parade: Harry Posner. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Day of the Poets

Mar 19, 2019 | Anthony Jenkins

Orangeville’s festival promises to “saturate the air with poetry.”

This amber vase was specially cut by Robert Hughes, Jack’s twin brother, for his wife. Such one-of-a-kind pieces are highly valued by collectors. The glasses with the ruby-red bases, cut on blanks from a one-off shipment from Czechoslovakia, are likewise valued for their rarity. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Corn Flower Glass: New Life for a Canadian Icon

Mar 19, 2019 | Ken Weber | Heritage

A stunning display of Corn Flower glass is turning heads in a brand new gallery at the Museum of Dufferin. Why this impressive collection has its home in Dufferin and how it got there is a remarkable story of creativity, commercial success and delightful coincidence.

Tiger Swallowtail 8" x 10" ~ by Tracey Lawko

Tracey Lawko

Mar 19, 2019 | In The Hills | Artist in Residence

Award-winning textile artist Tracey Lawko creates landscapes and still life in thread.

North Is Freedom: The Legacy of the Underground Railroad is a photographic essay from Czechoslovakian-born photographer. Photos by Yuri Dojc.

Field Notes for Spring 2019

Mar 19, 2019 | Janice Quirt | Field Notes

Get gardening, outsmart the competition, clean up and spark more joy!

Champlain Slept Here

Mar 19, 2019 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

There was something totally manic about Champlain. He crossed the Atlantic some 27 times without losing a shipmate.

Mary Lazier creates one of her slab pottery bowls at her Mulmur studio. The intricate patterning is achieved using molds of vintage lace and wooden texture rollers. The bowl will be glazed in bluish white. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Mary Lazier

Mar 19, 2019 | Tralee Pearce | Made in the Hills

Mary fires up her pottery wheel only briefly, to attach the circular foot to the bottom of the bowl.

Local Buys

Mar 19, 2019 | Tralee Pearce | Made in the Hills

Macramé redux, Tooth Fairy help and hummingbird feeders on our radar.

Laugh Machine: Michael McCreary, 22, Mono. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Laugh Machine: Michael McCreary

Nov 20, 2018 | Janice Quirt | 25 Under 25

Mono’s Michael McCreary uses his stand-up to shed light on what it’s like growing up and dealing with social situations as someone with Asperger’s.

Art Whisperer: Ricky Schaede, 25, Orangeville. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Art Whisperer: Ricky Schaede

Nov 20, 2018 | Janice Quirt | 25 Under 25

In 2014, Ricky Schaede cofounded Club Art, an open studio for kids now at Orangeville’s Mill Street library.

Big Voice: Katherine Pound, 19, Erin. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Big Voice: Katherine Pound

Nov 20, 2018 | Kira Wronska Dorward | 25 Under 25

Erin’s Katherine Pound attends the Manhattan School of Music, pursuing a degree in classical voice performance.

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