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Brant Performing Arts Featured Member: Brant Theatre Workshops

Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 12:00 AM



Brant Theatre Workshops is a Brantford-based community theatre group producing original works. Since its establishment as a not-for-profit organization in 2005, Brant Theatre Workshops has run the Bell Summer Theatre Festival at the Bell Homestead National Historic Site, performed at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts and toured shows both provincially and nationally. Over the past 13 years, Brant Theatre Workshops has become known in the community for producing...

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Geocaching – Experience the Outdoors!

Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 AM

Written by Guest Blogger Shelley Riimand

Back in July 2008, a friend of ours introduced us to an outdoor activity called, “Geocaching” (pronounced Geo-cashing). He had just learned about it and thought we should look into it, and as they say . . . the rest is history.

We spent time researching this activity through the website www.geocaching.com, where we learned that geocaching is referred to as the fastest growing outdoor recreational activity in the world, with over 15 million participants...

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November Featured Artist: Raven Wilkinson

Posted on Tuesday, November 06, 2018 12:00 AM

November’s Featured Artist is visual artist and art therapist Raven Wilkins. Her love of art opened her to a world of possibilities that not only advanced her own artistic practice but also helps others as “art speaks when words can’t”.

Raven describes art as her first “security blanket”; as a shy child, she took art supplies with her everywhere she went and would create artwork for people she was too scared to talk to. Raven took pride in giving artwork to people, and found it easy to let her art...

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LARPing in Brantford: Explore Bellhollow

Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 12:00 AM

If you see someone dressed in a full medieval outfit next time you visit Cockshutt Park in Brantford, there’s a good chance they belong to a LARP group. LARPing, or Live Action Role Playing, is a form of a role-playing game wherein the players physically act out the roles of their characters. The players pursue goals within the real world while reacting to other players around them. These events generally take place in public parks and forests, as they are the most realistic representation of the...

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New Viet-Thai Restaurant in Downtown Brantford

Posted on Friday, October 12, 2018 12:00 AM

A new Viet-Thai restaurant opened a few months ago in downtown Brantford, and it’s quickly becoming the buzz of local food aficionados. Located at 86 Dalhousie Street, Nine North is an authentic Viet-Thai restaurant that features a variety of delicious dishes that will keep you coming back to explore the full menu.


Vietnamese food is simple, fresh and flavourful, and abundant with aromatic herbs, vegetables and chargrilled meats. At Nine North, vegetarians and those who need to avoid gluten will...