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Innisfil author continues trilogy with release of second book

Innisfil author continues trilogy with release of second book

'In my writings, I just follow my characters and report what I see going on,' says R. Murrey Haist
Federal grant could raise curtain on Georgian Theatre again

Federal grant could raise curtain on Georgian Theatre again

Construction costs to refurbish Georgian Theatre — which is owned by Georgian College, but operated by the city — are $1.3 million during the next three to four years
Talk Is Free Theatre unveils star-studded cast for upcoming reading of The Great Gatsby

Talk Is Free Theatre unveils star-studded cast for upcoming reading of The Great Gatsby

The Dinner à la Art event will stream for one night only in April
Barrie band tapped to bring live music back to Muskoka this summer

Barrie band tapped to bring live music back to Muskoka this summer

'This is a test run. We’ll get this one done and work out any bugs and go from there,' says Clear Lake Brewing's events manager
Local festivals and events receive funding to help with COVID recovery

Local festivals and events receive funding to help with COVID recovery

Barrielicious, Talk Is Free Theatre, and Hey Bear Production's Virtual Songwriter Series will receive more than $150K
Performing arts supporters voice displeasure at nixed theatre agreement

Performing arts supporters voice displeasure at nixed theatre agreement

'It’s clear that the Barrie community and its friends aren’t ready to say goodbye to the Georgian Theatre,' says petition organizer
Talk is Free Theatre pandemic video project garners almost 1.25M views

Talk is Free Theatre pandemic video project garners almost 1.25M views

Choreographer Cameron Carver's 'vision was to treat the video as its own creative piece instead of just a summary or highlight reel,' says artistic producer
Organizers pull plug on this year's Mariposa Folk Festival

Organizers pull plug on this year's Mariposa Folk Festival

COVID-19 cases, including new variants reported in area, contribute to decision to call off July's festival; 'We don’t want to be a super-spreader event,' official says
Serena Ryder, Haviah Mighty, The Darcys among musicians on tap for virtual festival

Serena Ryder, Haviah Mighty, The Darcys among musicians on tap for virtual festival

Free stream on YouTube Live will take place at 8 p.m. on Feb. 26
Scarborough artist examines 'obscured histories' in new exhibit at MacLaren

Scarborough artist examines 'obscured histories' in new exhibit at MacLaren

Erika DeFreitas virtual exhibition, titled 'everything she inspires remains, belongs to light,' will include a live interview on Zoom Jan. 23