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Michele’s mother’s nutcracker collection. The tall Santa nutcracker is an interloper from Michele’s collection. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Christmas collections and recollections

Nov 18, 2008 | Michele Green | Back Issues

It is difficult to know when enough is enough with a collection. But when it has taken over every available shelf, countertop and dresser, it could be time to re-evaluate.

Kathryn Thomson

Nov 18, 2008 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

When you look at the finished piece, it’s hard to imagine that it was once a fiery, molten liquid.

Jeremy and Jordan Grant on site just one month ago: phase two required three times as much structural restoration as they first anticipated. Photo by Pete Paterson.

The Alton Mill: New Life for an Old Mill

Sep 15, 2008 | Tony Reynolds | Back Issues

It has been a long and costly labour of love, but Jeremy and Jordan Grant are set to unveil their landmark restoration of the Alton Mill.

Naomi Dyon ~ Feathered hat

Art by the country mile

Sep 15, 2008 | Michele Green | Back Issues

The Hills of Erin Studio Tour has grown more sophisticated over the past 20 years, but it’s still the perfect excuse for a casual drive in the fall countryside.

Andrea Trace The Fault Line Series, Two acrylic on masonite, 24" x 16"

Autumn Colours: Headwaters Arts Festival 2008

Sep 15, 2008 | In The Hills | Back Issues

The juried show features more than 2oo works by 4o of the region’s finest artists!

The Grave Robber

Sep 15, 2008 | Jayne Self

Being as Jessie found herself so close to the gates of hell at the moment, she felt reluctant to lie.

Creemore Rocks the Mocks

Sep 15, 2008 | Cecily Ross | Back Issues

An amateur film festival of five-minute mock documentaries comes complete with secret scripts, product placements, corporate sponsorships, even a gala awards presentation of the coveted “Mocksie” statuettes.

Ron Pitts | Stardust Delights

Ron Pitts

Sep 15, 2008 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

Ron Pitts is a two-time Emmy Award winning director, animator, and wildlife photographer.

The Heart of the Matter

Jun 20, 2008 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

As David Nairn launches his tenth season as artistic director of Theatre Orangeville, he reflects on the changes the years have wrought.

Randi Lockhart ~ TheTourist

Randi Lockhart

Jun 20, 2008 | Signe Ball

My paintings remind me of the thinness of time and the passing of the seasons.

Sue Meggs, Peter Cole, Barb Terrett and Nancy Urekar (above, foreground) and Sam Nassey (left) brush up on their fiddle techniques at a recent weekend workshop held by Bill Elliott at The Maples near Orangeville. Photo by Tom Partlett.

Fine Fiddling and Flying Footwork

Mar 23, 2008 | Michele Green | Back Issues

Step Dancing In Headwaters Has Two Local Heroes

Jim Reid ~ Traveller, acrylic on canvas 12o" x 72"

Jim Reid

Mar 23, 2008 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

The painting sites I choose are places I have revisited since childhood, and so they are also saturated with personal memory.

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