Friday, June 25, 2021

Arts & Culture

Meaford Hall may not be rockin’ with concerts these days but behind the scenes there is a lot of work taking place to upgrade and invest in state of the art technical equipment. Through a grant from Canadian Heritage and fundraising support from the Meaford Culture Foundation, Meaford Hall was able to purchase new and replacement equipment for its theatre this year. Included in the purchases are a new screen and projector; wireless microphones, new LED performance lights, and an assistive...
Summerfolk has announced the format for the 46th annual festival in Owen Sound on August 21 and 22. This year, Summerfolk will offer a COVID-conscious festival by partnering with community members and local venues to present live music for limited audiences at more than 20 stages in and around Owen Sound during the day, and by live streaming performances in the evenings. In a normal year the Summerfolk Music and Crafts Festival would transform Kelso Beach Park in Owen Sound,...

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