Friday, January 28, 2022

Arts & Culture

Even though concert halls are currently shut down across Ontario due to COVID-19 restrictions, 11 Ontario-based classical musical festivals are offering 11 free, online concerts beginning on Friday, January 28 as part of July in January. SweetWater Music Festival, based in Owen Sound and Meaford, is part of this extraordinary event. “This going to be a one-of-a-kind opportunity for people who love classical and chamber music to enjoy performances by Canada’s top musicians all in one place,” noted Paul Eichhorn,...
Charmaine Jenner (Tauchkwe), a self-taught Woodland Style artist from Neyaashiinigmiing has been selected to have one of her paintings installed as a piece of public art as a community-funded symbol of reconciliation efforts. The project grew from conversations among a group of neighbours in the village of Oxenden at a summer picnic intended to celebrate Canada’s 150, where they quickly realized that if we are looking back at the early inhabitants of the village, the last 150 years is only...

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