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The Year in Books: 2009

Nov 15, 2009 | Tracey Fockler | Back Issues

Our annual year-end review of new books. A special thanks to BookLore for its support — and a very happy birthday for its 20th anniversary in 2010.

The Year in Music: 2009

Nov 15, 2009 | Lisa Watson | Back Issues

For an average price of $20, for anything from eight tracks of epic electric guitar to ten total hits that deserve to be widely celebrated, I give you the poets and princes of music in the hills.

Coming of Age in the Sixties

Nov 15, 2009 | Catherine Gildiner | Back Issues

The sun was resting on the limestone cliff, setting it ablaze. I squinted at the orange embers on the rock wall, but the reflection was so glaring, I had to look away. My childhood too had gone up in flames.


Nov 15, 2009 | Online Editor | Web Extras

Web Extra: Listen to sample tracks by musicians profiled in Lisa Watson’s review of the year in music.

Photography instructor Kathleen Rogers offers advice to Shannon Brown (left) and Samantha Moody. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Caledon Kids Get Creative

Sep 15, 2009 | Michele Green | Back Issues

For more than 40 summers CACY has been introducing local kids to their artistic sides. The CACY Fine Arts Show, granddaddy of the local fall art shows, helps make it all possible.

Nancy Turner ~ Where do we go now? recycled woven ontario map 6" x 6" x 9"

Festival Art Show

Sep 15, 2009 | In The Hills | Back Issues

Fall in the hills has become synonymous with the Headwaters Arts Festival – and its headline event, the Festival Art Show & Sale. This year’s juried show features 35 local artists, including painters, photographers, sculptors, woodworkers and fabric artists.

Marianne Breadner works with youth on matters of gender identity. With a masters degree in social work, she has been a driving force behind the promotion of diversity in Headwaters. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Dufferin’s Living Library

Sep 15, 2009 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues

How You Walk The Line: An advance stroll through Dufferin’s Living Library

Folding screen by Mavis Wade. Photo by Pete Herlihy.

Makers in Wood

Jun 18, 2009 | Signe Ball

The Made of Wood Show will showcase a juried exhibition and sale of one-of-a-kind creations by some two dozen carvers, cabinetmakers, wood turners and whittlers.

Generation to Generation

Nov 18, 2008 | Tony Maxwell | Back Issues

Passing on the family business can be fraught with emotion and strife. It doesn’t have to be, says Tom Deans.

The music that makes our world go round

Nov 18, 2008 | Lisa Watson | Back Issues

I have an extraordinary life. I’m a musician, an artist, a writer and a gardener. The beauty of these vocations is that I’m free to do them anywhere and anytime I choose – so I choose to listen to music in the beauty of the gardens I tend and this is what I hear. The…

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.

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