Monday, May 23, 2022

Arts & Culture

By Jen Burak A big congratulations to everyone involved in supporting the music of the GBS! On Sunday, May 1, the Owen Sound Arts and Cultural Awards took place and the Georgian Bay Symphony was honoured with an Outstanding Event Award for Virtual Sessions. During the pandemic, many community orchestras simply shut down or scaled back – but not the GBS. Determined to deliver music during trying times, Maestro Koh’s team of musicians practised in their homes, videotaped themselves, yelled at...
On May 15, a newly minted regional poetry press is inviting the public to join the editors and a selection of local poets for an outdoor celebration of its first book project, Spike: Poems in the Time of Pestilence. Published in December of 2021 by Cannon’s Creek Poetry Press, Spike is an anthology of verse penned in response to the Covid pandemic, gathered over a six month period in 2021. Co-editor Antony Christie explained, “The collection itself contains, of course,...

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