The Arts

Alan Doyle goes Back to the Harbour – but makes a stop in Lindsay

It’s easy to get Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea fame reminiscing. Just casually mention that you happened to catch him in the 90s at the University of Guelph’s bar when you were a young 20-something.

Classic Seger ready to rock Academy Theatre

With a career spanning over 50 years, 75 million records sold worldwide including seven multi-platinum, four platinum and two gold album… Continue reading “Classic Seger ready to rock Academy Theatre”

Singer makes fresh start in Kawartha Lakes

Stella Panacci got her start in the music scene in the 1990s in the Toronto area as an indie pop drummer and songwriter and lead singer for the band Kat Rocket. Now relocated to Kawartha Lakes, she is getting set to release an album that has been two years in the making.

James Barrett set to star in Every Brilliant Thing at Globus Theatre

After a busy summer season of concerts and comedies, Globus Theatre is excited to kick off their Fall season with Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan Macmillan – a play that is, in equal parts, both hilarious and heart-wrenching. 

Climate Futures, a juried art exhibit, offers several cash prizes for winning entries

Reflections from the Watersheds of Time in 2121, invites you to tell a new story, to imagine what balanced, sustainable, equitable, and abundant communities will look like 100 years from now.

Folk music star moves to Sturgeon Lake area

Julian Taylor finds solace in Kawartha Lakes’ nature

Canadian Folk Music Awards Solo Artist of the Year Julian Taylor released his Juno-nominated album The Ridge in June 2020, in the early days of the pandemic.

But the lockdown locked him up creatively, too, leaving him with a feeling of being stuck in Toronto. “I wasn’t writing a thing.”

Youth in Kawartha Lakes are asked to ‘Jump in & Express Yourself’

The City of Kawartha Lakes invites youth to “Jump In & Express Yourself.”

If you are between the ages of 12 to 24 years, the city wants to hear from you. The Community Safety and Well-Being Plan Advisory Committee has identified four priority areas: mental health and addictions, poverty, housing and youth, and the Advisory Committee wants to hear from the youth of the Kawartha Lakes on these priorities.