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Creative Arts

Kim Mitchell finds wishes can come true

Conventional wisdom says you keep your wishes to yourself if you want them to come true – when you’re blowing out the...

The play’s the thing, even if it’s digital

Is the future of live performance digital? If so, the Elora Community Theatre (ECT) has a leg up on the competition.

Going on a virtual tour with Micah Barnes

The many barriers of COVID-19 were not enough to stop Micah Barnes from bringing his brand of contemporary jazz to Waterloo. In...

Delivering on a few entertainment options

Staying in is becoming increasingly unbearable during the lockdown, and we’re now looking for any reason to get out of the house...

The evolution of musicians and their songs

Fight or flight are two instincts we experience during times of stress, with many obstacles and changes present during COVID-19 crisis, flight...

Live-streamed concerts also act as fundraisers for charity

Avoid was created in musician Kevin Coates’ life when the COVID-19 crisis forced him to cancel concerts and tours set up for...

Local musician has no interest in being pigeonholed

Stumbling upon a musician by the name of Jimmy Joe Johnson, you might picture a good ol’ boy playing some country tunes...

Tuesday Live is not your standard Livestream concert series

Heidelberg resident Rob Witherspoon has created a weekly webstream series allowing Canadian talent to perform in front of a continually growing audience...

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Latest number of new COVID-19 cases skew younger; numbers remain low

A reopening economy and expanded testing have seen more cases of COVID-19 identified in younger residents, Waterloo...

Twin Oaks Nursing Home

It is difficult in these trying time not see family or friends when you are isolated In...

Sweeney, Alma Dale (nee Kirk)

July 19, 1942 – July 3, 2020 Peacefully passed away at Barnswallow Place Care...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

Looking for a previous edition of The Observer? Our online archives extend back to 2008.

Homer Watson Blvd and Bleams Road, KITCHENER, ON Canada

Crime of the Week: July 6, 2020 Case#: 1731 Offence: Home Invasion...

St. Boniface School Graduation

Graduation this year was very different for all schools, especially the graduates of Grade 8.   This was...

Despite cancellation of this year’s event, EMSF plans to distribute $35K to local charities

For 56 years the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival has supported dozens of local organizations in the region,...