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Mainstream and alternative music converge at 2015 Juno Awards

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY The nominees for the 44th annual Juno Awards were released last week for the show set to take place on March 15 at Hamilton, Ontario’s FirstOntario Centre. Magic!, the pop reggae group from [...]

Local artist shortlisted for national glass award

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery has announced the finalists for the RBC Award for Glass and among them is local artist Cheryl Wilson Smith. “It’s pretty amazing. Something I’ve aimed for for [...]

A Rock and a Hard Place: documentary on Red Lake completed

BY CLAIRE CUDAHY Film-maker and former Balmertown resident Cliff Caines put the finishing touches on his documentary A Rock and a Hard Place this November—a piece about Red Lake that he describes as “a portrait of [...]

‘Wellness through Artistic Expression’ marks Mental Illness Awareness Week

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE As part of Mental Illness Awareness Week last week (Oct. 5-11), the Red Lake area’s first ever Mental Health through Artistic Expression event was held at the Heritage Centre the evening of Oct. [...]

The future of our heritage

BY LINDSAY BRISCOE As the Red Lake Regional Heritage Centre’s long-time director and curator Michele Alderton is gearing up to transition out of her post she reflects on the facility’s own transition since she began working [...]