TDSS band on the run to California

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter TEMISKAMING SHORES – Maybe it is a small world after all, for musicians.Timiskaming District Secondary’s senior concert band is heading to California May 13 through 19, where they’ll perform, take in some music clinics and do a little touring.The 27-member band has been booked to play at Disneyland

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Guitarist taking to Temagami stage

TEMAGAMI (Special/Staff) – Homegrown talent will be on stage in Temagami next month.New Liskeard’s Jamie Dupuis will perform March 15 at the Bunny Miller Theatre in the Temagami Welcome Centre.The 23-year-old composer and guitarist studied at Cambrian College in Sudbury.More recently, he won a full scholarship to the Musicians Institute

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CANADIAN STARS

The Haileybury Figure Skating Club’s annual ice show, this year entitled Night of Stars, coincided with the final day of the Winter Olympics on February 23. Skaters and audience members sang a rousing version of O Canada to get the show underway. Kalob Lafond proudly waved the flag but needed

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Creatively building a career

Diane Johnston Speaker Reporter THORNLOE – Pen and ink, acrylics, watercolours and oils are the tools of Paige Lee’s trade.The Thornloe woman is endeavouring to build a career as an artist.She’s been doodling, sketching and painting “as long as I can remember,” said the 20-year-old in a recent interview.As a child, she

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Leaving a legacy

TEMISKAMING SHORES (Staff) – Two city residents have been recognized by Ontario’s leading heritage agency for their role in preserving and documenting the area’s past.Pat Wilson of Haileybury and Florent Héroux of New Liskeard are recipients of awards from the Ontario Heritage Trust.“May their efforts inspire and motivate others to

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Keeping the past alive

Genealogist earns a place in historyDiane Johnston Speaker Reporter [caption id="attachment_1734" align="alignleft" width="250"] Clair Shepherdson[/caption]TEMISKAMING SHORES – After years chronicling the area’s heritage, Clair Shepherdson himself has now made history.The New Liskeard man is one of only

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Garnet Rogers taking the stage in Cobalt

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter COBALT -- There are regular opportunities in the area to appreciate the sounds of outstanding musicians.Thanks to the presence of the Cobalt Classic Theatre, people from across the region can enjoy the performances of musicians like Garnet Rogers, the younger brother of the late Stan Rogers, and highly

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Regional artists explore the Sacred Earth

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HAILEYBURY -- Harmony, alignments, spirals, the Fibonacci number--all are explored, and much more, in the upcoming exhibition by four well-known regional artists.Many different print-making techniques have been used by artists Janet Bourgeau of North Bay, Catharine Cribbs of Timmins, Faye Digulla of Haileybury and Walter Pape of New

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Foley and Pape tops in art exhibition

Darlene Wroe Speaker Reporter HAILEYBURY -- New Liskeard artist Marty Foley has won the Best In Show category of the annual Temiskaming Palette and Brush Club exhibition.The show is on display at the Temiskaming Art Gallery (TAG) until Friday, February 14.Mr. Foley’s acrylic painting, titled 3035, was selected by juror Jean Paul

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