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Local arts, culture slowly begin to emerge from pandemic cocoon

Local arts, culture slowly begin to emerge from pandemic cocoon

Arts District galleries have reopened with new safety measures while Streets Alive prepares to bring colour to downtown, says arts and entertainment columnist
Local artists participating in upcoming national arts drive

Local artists participating in upcoming national arts drive

This week's Essential Concert series to benefit OSMH pandemic fund will feature Sean and Bayze Murray
'With profound sadness,' Coldwater Fall Fair cancelled for 2020

'With profound sadness,' Coldwater Fall Fair cancelled for 2020

Plan is to return in the fall of 2021, organizers say
Orillia native spearheading entertaining national arts drive

Orillia native spearheading entertaining national arts drive

RAW Artists announces opportunity for artists to showcase work on June 6; Orillia & District Arts Council on board to help support local artists
Check out these unique ways to support local artisans, performers

Check out these unique ways to support local artisans, performers

Local creatives are finding creative ways to continue pursuing their art and providing opportunities to support them, says arts columnist
Closing curtain on local summer theatre is tough pill to swallow

Closing curtain on local summer theatre is tough pill to swallow

'Devastating cancellations' are having a dramatic impact on arts and culture sector and communities, says columnist
Local musician Ayden Miller finds 'The Way' with new band

Local musician Ayden Miller finds 'The Way' with new band

There are lots of ways to support local musicians and artists despite the pandemic, says arts and entertainment columnist
Online Muskoka Queer Film Festival set for May 15-17

Online Muskoka Queer Film Festival set for May 15-17

'This is an exciting and ambitious project for our community, and we’re thrilled to be showing these films to the world from Muskoka,' official says
Shortlist announced for Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour

Shortlist announced for Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour

Drew Hayden Taylor, Amy Spurway and Heidi L.M. Jacobs are in the running for coveted medal and $15,000 prize
Cultural institutions are closed, but remain virtually unstoppable

Cultural institutions are closed, but remain virtually unstoppable

Orillia Public Library, Museum of Art & History, Leacock Museum among local facilities offering engaging, virtual programming during pandemic