Lead guitarist Kevin Heerema of The Honest Heart Collective was electrifying on stage during the band's cover of The Beatles' “Helter Skelter” Thursday night at the Rainy Lake Square. The Thunder Bay-based rock band played a election of original and cover songs over the course of their more than two-hour set.
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Gary Davies, the northwestern Ontario program director for the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), speaks to the members of the Rainy Lake Conservancy (RLC) during their annual general meeting at La Place Rendez-Vous on Sunday.
The students of Seven Generations Education Institute's hairstyling program watched as Tyrone Choken, right, demonstrated how to trim a fade on model Braeden Beazley at the hairstyling classroom on King's Highway on Monday. Choken is a barber at SAINT in Winnipeg. He began cutting hair following a workplace injury and has now done work for Winnipeg Jets, Blue Bombers and Goldeyes' players.
Award-winning blues musician Suzie Vinnick wowed the crowd with her powerful vocals and deft guitar playing at Cornell Farms last Wednesday evening. Vinnick is a 10-time winner of the Maple Blues award, and has been nominated for a JUNO award three times. The next barn concert will feature Ragged Road on Sept. 4.
Knox Carlson carefully tilted his artwork during Community Living's Open Air Art Studio at McIrvine Park yesterday. This week's focus was on chromatography, with participants exploring how the ink from markers could be manipulated and separated through the application of water or alcohol to create unique designs.
Award-winning blues musician Suzie Vinnick played to an enthusiastic crowd at Cornell Farms last night. Vinnick is a 10-time winner of the Maple Blues Award and was the voice behind the “Always Fresh, Always Tim Hortons" jingle. The next barn concert at Cornell Farms is "Ragged Road” on Sept. 4.
The wall at Fine Line Art Gallery that has been arranged for the works of August's featured artist Lois Faragher. Faragher has been painting for 15 years, but has only recently become a member of the gallery. All of her paintings on display are originals and use either acrylic paint or watercolours.
Eden Desjarlais held up the fabric she dyed at Community Living's open air art studio last Tuesday. Those attending last weeks art studio learned about shibori dyeing, a traditional Japanese technique similar to tie-dyeing. The next open air art studio will run on Monday, Aug. 12 from 3-5:30 p.m. at McIrvine Park. The theme will be chromatography canvas art.
The Moose N' Fiddle music festival is getting ready for its sixth year and organizers are working to make sure it's better than ever.
Denise Lysak, the cultural officer for the towns of Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls, explained that the festival isn't just about the music.
It's been a good summer for music lovers in Fort Frances, and the hits just keep on coming.
Piper Hayes is a singer-songwriter from Hamilton who writes, performs and tours with her partner Carson Ritcey-Thorpe as “Piper & Carson.” The duo is set to play From the Grind Up tomorrow (Aug. 8).