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Arts: ‘Reflections’ exhibit to open at Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre

Aimee Medina Special to The Lake Report A new art exhibit featuring the works of talented local artists will open at the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre on Wednesday, Feb. 1 “Reflections” is...

‘Free February’ is back at NOTL Museum

Barbara Worthy Special to The Lake Report While February can sometimes be the coldest month of...

Arts: Insurance firm donates $30,000 in bursaries to Willowbank students

Some students at the Willowbank School of Restoration Arts will soon be eligible for an...

Arts: NOTL novelist reconnects with lost family member through her work

Niagara-on-the-Lake author Oew Sook Kim says she puts a little bit of herself into everything...

Former Shaw head Jackie Maxwell named to Order of Canada

Jackie Maxwell can keep a secret. About a month ago, the powers that be reached...

Arts: ‘Reflections’ exhibit to open at Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre

Aimee Medina Special to The Lake Report A new art exhibit featuring the works of talented local artists will open at the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre...

‘Free February’ is back at NOTL Museum

Barbara Worthy Special to The Lake Report While February can sometimes be the coldest month of the year, the Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum is offering the warmest of...

Arts: Insurance firm donates $30,000 in bursaries to Willowbank students

Some students at the Willowbank School of Restoration Arts will soon be eligible for an $10,000 annual bursary to help pay for their studies. Ecclesiastical Insurance...

Arts: NOTL novelist reconnects with lost family member through her work

Niagara-on-the-Lake author Oew Sook Kim says she puts a little bit of herself into everything she writes. “As a writer, I have to be all characters,” Kim...

Former Shaw head Jackie Maxwell named to Order of Canada

Jackie Maxwell can keep a secret. About a month ago, the powers that be reached out to advise the former artistic director of the Shaw...

Christmas carols at NOTL’s tiniest chapel Saturday

It’s time to tune up your singing voice. On Saturday, the tiny Living Water Wayside Chapel will hold its first Carol Sing for anyone who...

Arts: Review: Rosling’s voice crackles like fire in return of ‘Mistletoe Bride’

Tara Rosling performed a dramatic reading of Jeanette Winterson’s "The Mistletoe Bride" Sunday night before a packed audience at the Irish Harp. It's the story...

Museum patrons grab a selfie with Santa

Every year the Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum decks its halls with festive decorations from wreaths to bows, but this year special guests brought even more holiday...

Artisan works prove popular at Pumphouse market

Holiday markets are everywhere in Niagara-on-the-Lake at this time of year and the Pumphouse is providing a unique experience for Christmas shoppers this season. Lining...

NOTL writer publishes his first mystery novel

A Niagara-on-the-Lake writer has drawn on his years as a thoroughbred horse groom and as a journalist to produce his first mystery novel. “The Pale...

Arts: Willowbank opens doors for salon concert fundraiser

Queenston's Willowbank School of Restoration Arts hosted a classical music salon concert Sunday afternoon, a unique fundraiser rooted in the estate's long history. It was...

Arts: Yellow Door premieres new Christmas musical

Virgil's Yellow Door Theatre Project is presenting the world premiere of an original Christmas musical, "Nobody’s Children," Dec. 7 to 10. The play, written by Lezlie Wade...

Arts: New book is dedicated to the history of Fort George

John Sayers Special to The Lake Report It’s fascinating to realize that Fort George, completed in 1802 (think of it, that’s over 200 years ago), has...

Arts: Queenston choir returns with concert

After two years, the Queenston Women’s Chorus will once again be performing an annual Christmas concert, "Here We Come A-Carolling," on Sunday, Dec. 4...

‘The Mistletoe Bride’ is back – and one venue is already sold out

Editor's note: This story has been updated from the original printed version to correct the spelling of Peter Hinton's surname.   Dim the lights, the show...

Eye for Art: ‘The Hitler Line’

  The façade of the Court House of Niagara-on-the-Lake was festooned this month with red knitted and crocheted poppies made by loving local hands. Poppies wrapped...

Strong NOTL women: Kaufman and Boles among nominees for Women in Business Awards

Seated in the gallery room of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum, managing director and curator Sarah Kaufman gushed over her excitement at being nominated for a...

Arts: New Pumphouse exhibit features stunning travel photos from around the world

From a rare view of the Milky Way and the Northern Lights taken in a single frame in Iceland, to a breath-taking panorama of...

Arts: Wood sculptures bring artist Gail Hawkins full circle

'Abstract, whimsical' pieces featured in show at NOTL gallery   When Gail Hawkins was 11, her father gave her a toolbox as a lesson in independence. And...

Eye for Art: ‘The Third of May 1808′

Armies invade. Citizens suffer. Death and destruction follow. It is an ongoing cycle through history, including the present. In 1807, Spain made an alliance with Napoleon...

Arts: Bits of NOTL inspire Pisano’s ‘Finding Camelot’ exhibition at Ironwood

Artist Filomena Pisano is showcasing her love and admiration for Niagara-on-the-Lake on Sunday at the opening of a month-long solo art show entitled “Finding...

Eye for Art: Diego Velásquez, ‘Las Meninas’

EYE FOR ART #45 – Diego Velásquez, "Las Meninas," 1656, Oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid   The social media world in which we live...

Arts: Pumphouse exhibits landscapes of E. Robert Ross

The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre is presenting the paintings of landscape artist E. Robert Ross in its Joyner Gallery for the month of October. The...

Willowbank celebrates 15 years of heritage restoration

John Scott Special to The Lake Report Queenston's Willowbank School of Restoration Arts last week celebrated 15 years of providing excellence in education to those studying...

Three artists chosen for latest hydro box beautification project

Three Niagara artists have been named winners in this year’s hydro box beautification competition.   This year’s theme was honouring Canada’s military history and the submissions...

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