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Creative Arts

Critical Mass’ first single in seven years

Mental health concerns abound in the climate of anxiety and isolation prompted by the novel coronavirus, a reality not lost on musician...

The evolution of Joshua Sade James’ musical style

He used to describe his musical style as the love child of Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars and Justin Timberlake. Now, Joshua Sade...

Guelph indie-pop artist sees international success

With influences ranging from Coldplay to Marina and Lana Del Ray, Guelph teen indie-pop musician Mikalyn Hay has her mindset on a...

Performing live from their living room

Necessity means we’re finding more ways to do things ‘from the comfort of home’ these days. It’s a list that hasn’t traditionally...

Some folk-punk sounds from the lockdown

Productivity is a challenging feat during the current lockdown: balancing essential jobs and excess amounts of time with the motivation to create...

Jeff Poolton still finding an outlet for his music

From a young age, Jeff Poolton has had a love for music. From singing alongside his family at the piano, to taking...

Music in the time of coronavirus

An Elmira teen and his bandmates made an early release this week of their music in the form of a four-song EP...

Ever-evolving experiences help shape his songs

Live music and beer is a fine pairing – just ask Andy Du Rego. As Black Suit Devil, he’ll be performing next week...

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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,...

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Region to discuss making masks mandatory

Health officials are considering making face masks mandatory in public, an issue that will be discussed next...

Province to provide $780K in support of local tourism

The COVID-19 crisis ravaged large swathes of the economy, perhaps none more fully than the tourism industry....

Council approves zone change for township development in village

Slightly scaled back, a townhouse development in Wellesley village moved one step closer this week when township...

We’re letting our routine vaccinations slide, say experts

Even as the world is waiting for one specific vaccination to be created, many others are being...