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Local art galleries welcome back patrons ... finally!

Local art galleries welcome back patrons ... finally!

Step 1 of province's reopening has triggered a wave of openings and events that is great news for those who love the arts, says columnist
Iconic local artist supporting OMAH with Spring Back Auction

Iconic local artist supporting OMAH with Spring Back Auction

'We are beyond thrilled that Charles Pachter continues to support our museum,' says OMAH official, noting organizers have 'been pretty creative' for auction
OSS music students, teachers overcome COVID to present Virtual Spring Concert

OSS music students, teachers overcome COVID to present Virtual Spring Concert

After a challenging year, 'we can take a moment to celebrate a slice of accomplishment and pride with this virtual concert the students have put together'
Virtual Dance Balm program, homes tour offer pandemic relief

Virtual Dance Balm program, homes tour offer pandemic relief

Popular CFUW homes tour has adapted to virtual format and will raise much needed funds for local female graduates, says arts columnist
At-home murder mystery allows you to choose your own adventure

At-home murder mystery allows you to choose your own adventure

Lots going on: Student Art Auction featuring 'amazing artwork', jewellery, clothing, baked goods and more will benefit Lighthouse's Building Hope campaign
Local rapper 'ups the ante' in bid for CBC Searchlight crown

Local rapper 'ups the ante' in bid for CBC Searchlight crown

Zain Campbell hopes his song that honours his friend and mentor, Jake Beers, will wow the judges and allow him to realize dream as an aspiring musician
Orillia's iconic cultural centres adapt to weather pandemic storm

Orillia's iconic cultural centres adapt to weather pandemic storm

Orillia Museum of Art & History puts spotlight on 'furry art' in unique new exhibit that can be enjoyed virtually, says arts and entertainment columnist
Need a gift for Mother's Day? Local restaurants, artisans can help!

Need a gift for Mother's Day? Local restaurants, artisans can help!

Find something unique for mom while ensuring 'special places' in Orillia survive the pandemic, urges arts and entertainment columnist
Local musicians set to star in virtual Roots North Music Festival

Local musicians set to star in virtual Roots North Music Festival

Event will be shown on Rogers stations Friday; 'I miss our live music community and I hope that this will bring people a little bit of joy,' says Orillia musician
There's an 'art' to staying creative, busy during pandemic

There's an 'art' to staying creative, busy during pandemic

There is no need to be a couch potato, notes arts columnist, adding there are multiple opportunities available for local artists and art lovers