You are here

Ken Kellar

Styling advice

Achilles Morrisseau was almost free of the chair as Seven Gens' hairstyling student Jaida Nash, left, and program instructor April DeGagne put the finishing touches on his brand-new 'do on Friday.

UNFC youth building their self-confidence, making connections

It wasn't exactly business as usual at the Seven Generations salon on Friday.

“It's rare to see it so busy in here,” Don Eldridge said.

Eldridge is the post-secondary co-ordinator at Seven Generations Education Institute. He was at the salon building, located at 540 King's Highway, because of a special event that was happening.

Climate change art

The two prize-winning artist submissions to the “Taking Back our Natural World" exhibit are displayed at the Fort Frances Museum. The second-place winner "Crying Earth" by Arunima Kulmitra, left, and first-place winner "Plastic Plague” by S. LeBlanc were awarded a combined total of $500, with both prizes being donated by New Gold Inc.

Tween yarn club

Ryleigh Tucker showed off the yarn creation she made at “Tween Club" at the Fort Frances Library Technology Centre yesterday. The club used yards of yarn, cardboard discs and glue to create pom-poms and other fibrous figures. The "Tween Club” meets at the library each Monday from 4-5 p.m. until June 17, and is open to kids aged nine-12.

Instrumental division

The Fort Frances High School Grade 8 Band, led by Jody Bonner-Vickers, performed this morning for the final day of the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts. The afternoon and evening instrumental sessions today will conclude the adjudicated portions of the festival. The annual highlights concert will take place next Tuesday (April 30) at 6:30 p.m. at the Townshend Theatre.