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Arts: Whole school plays a role in annual Laura Secord musical

Lucy Hopkins Special to Niagara Now/The Lake Report Students at Laura Secord Secondary School are working 9 to 5 — or more — to prepare for their annual musical. This year, the...

Arts: Niagara artists showcased at Ontario Legislature

Works by artists Deborah Whitehouse of Niagara-on-the-Lake and Elaine Bryck of Fort Erie are...

Arts: Edison Singers herald the Christmas season in NOTL

Like almost all professional musicians, Jim Bourne wears many musical hats.  It’s a hard-won life,...

Arts: NOTL author chosen for crime writers’ panel

A Niagara-on-the-Lake author has been selected to participate in a panel discussion hosted by...

Arts: ‘It was like you were in a dream’

Janice White has always loved capturing motion in her photography.  For her first-ever exhibition, Ironwood...

Arts: NOTL illustrator releases first children’s book – with familiar title character

Darren Cranford has illustrated dozens of books for other authors but, until now, he has never written one of his own. At the end of...

State of the Shaw: Audience slow to return to pre-COVID levels

Tim Jennings remains an optimist. It's a must when you're overseeing operations of the Shaw Festival, a major regional economic driver and the country's second-largest live...

Arts: NOTL photographer’s work exhibited at Ironwood

The work of Niagara-on-the-Lake photographer Janice White is being exhibited in the upstairs gallery of Ironwood Cider House on Lakeshore Road until Dec. 6. The...

Arts: Spinners and weavers celebrate fibre arts with fall sale

Jo-Ann Fraser Special to The Lake Report The last time you wore your favourite jeans, you probably didn't contemplate the indigo dye that imparts denim's deep...

Arts: ‘Brigadoon’ and ‘A Christmas Carol’ return to Shaw for holiday season

Two timeless holiday season tales that aim to bring comfort and joy to all are returning to the stage at the Shaw Festival. Christmas spirits...

Arts: Pumphouse exhibit showcases the ‘Power of Water’

The untamed wilderness of Ontario, where waterfalls, winding rivers and vast lakes flow in all their might, will be brought to life at a...

Arts: ‘My Fair Lady’ highlights Shaw playbill for 2024

The Shaw Festival has revealed its lineup for the 2024 season, and topping its bill of works is the return of the timeless musical...

Singer-songwriter recorded new album at old Niagara-on-the-Lake family farm

It was a dark and tempestuous October night in Niagara-on-the-Lake three years ago, on an old peach farm next to Lake Ontario. Inside the farm's...

Jackson-Triggs concert series returns, extended to September

The Jackson-Triggs Concert Series is back again this summer, with headliners such as Jann Arden, Serena Ryder, Charlotte Cardin and more coming to Niagara-on-the-Lake...

Niagara College students get their brew on at the Project Brew beer festival

Guests basked in the sun with an ice cold beer last Friday at Niagara College’s Project Brew Hops by the Docks beer festival.  More than...

Gaio performance rocks NOTL Legion

Ryan Gaio wanted local music in Niagara-on-the-Lake and that’s exactly what he brought to the Legion on Saturday. And people were there for it —...

Ryan Gaio hopes to bring the music back with NOTL album launch

Ryan Gaio remembers a time when Niagara-on-the-Lake had a vibrant, independent music scene. It was back when NOTL still had a high school — Niagara...

Donations, federal funding gave Shaw big boost in 2022

Outdoor shows were a 'huge hit,' artistic director Tim Carroll says   The Shaw Festival is adopting a “new normal.” “Turns out that there might be no...

Horoscope: Time to take stock in what you have – and don’t have

Thursday, March 9: Chiron and the moon connect, showing how hurt flings can be powerful long after the wound has been inflicted. Happy birthday...

Horoscope: New ideas and new rules can make for a fresh start

Thursday, March 2: Both Venus and Mercury are in play today, first Venus with Jupiter and then Mercury with Saturn. Something new is in...

Horoscope: Conjunction of Jupiter and Chiron will influence your week

Thursday, Feb. 23: In the last week of February, we don’t have any significant aspects, except for the Jupiter-Chiron conjunction. Jupiter is now at...

Horoscope: Alignment of sun and Saturn may give us what we need

Thursday, Feb. 16: The sun and Saturn meet in a serious conjunction in Aquarius. Energetically, sun-Saturn can feel like the anticlimax of Venus-Neptune. But it...

Horoscope: Venus and Neptune ensure romance is alive and well

Thursday, Feb. 9: With the moon in Libra, still in full moon mode, here is a day where restraint can pay off and where...

Ross’s Ramblings: NOTL Scots and wannabe Scots devour haggis at Robbie Burns Night

Often, haggis is a hard sell, but not last Friday evening in our town.  The stars must have aligned, because many of us, fans...

Finale nears for Harp’s Battle of the Bands

The end is near for Battle of the Bands at the Irish Harp Pub and the last battle before the finale featured rocking performances...

First open mic of the year attracts a variety of talent

For a chance to experience live music and good company look no further than the NOTL Legion’s Open Mic Night held on the last...

‘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...

Week 2 of Battle of the Bands competition rocks Irish Harp

The Battle of the Bands at the Irish Harp Pub returned for a second night on Monday with performances from New Rising Sun and...

Horoscope: Venue enters Pisces and love is on the way

Thursday, Jan. 26: Today, Venus enters the sign of her exaltation, Pisces. In the following weeks, we will be more receptive and intuitive than...

Entertainment: Rod Stewart brings worldwide tour to Niagara

On the heels of booking Billy Joel to christen the new OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino, the venue is bringing Rod Stewart to Niagara...

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