Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:00 AM
Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, located at 20 Ava Rd., recently announced their Fall Classes and Workshops Schedule for adults and youth. The non-profit organization is pleased to be able to offer the same level and variety of programming as previous years, with COVID-19 restrictions and enhanced safety precautions in place.
New COVID-19 policies include: reduced class sizes, less frequency of classes to allow for cleaning in between, and social distancing of 6 ft between all students in the classroom.
Posted on Thursday, September 03, 2020 12:00 AM
September’s Featured Artist is Leah Murphy, a professional freelance makeup artist from Brantford. Clients can book Leah’s services in preparation for birthday parties, engagement parties, bridal and baby showers, or any event or special occasion where they want to feel a little more polished and glamorous.
Growing up in Brantford, Leah attended North Park Collegiate and was drawn to a cosmetology course and the beauty industry. This course fueled her passion for makeup even further and she began...
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 12:00 AM
Winding Way Records recently announced that Chris Strei of Brantford has joined the label in a sync-rep agreement. Chris Strei is a singer/songwriter whose style has been compared to Chris Stapleton, Tom Petty, Doc Walker, and Tragically Hip. Chris draws on his life experiences for inspiration in his music. With composition influenced by blues, bluegrass, hard rock, and metal, Chris’s songs tell stories with a sense of universal perspective.
In July 2019, Chris released his full-length album, "The...
Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:00 AM
As September approaches, so does Orange Shirt Day, a day that commemorates the residential school experience, witnesses and honours the healing journey of the Survivors and their families, and commits to the ongoing process of reconciliation.
Every year on September 30, orange shirts are worn to show support for Survivors of residential schools and their families. In Brantford, The Mohawk Institute Residential School operated from 1831 to 1970. The Woodland Cultural Centre now operates a museum...
Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:00 AM
While the summer heat is still strong, August always gets me thinking about fall and the cooler, cozier days to come. Dreams of warm mugs of tea, blankets and evenings by a fire fill my head. I also start to wonder what I’m going to do with my time when it's too cold to go outside.
Brantford local, Deanna Albon, answered this question in 2010 when she picked up a crochet hook and immediately developed a passion for it. After five years of learning, she started to develop her own patterns for...