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Cultivating Creativity: Celebrating 25 Years of Arts Excellence in Quinte

September 13, 2019 —   The Quinte Arts Council is celebrating 25 years of hosting their Luncheon for the Arts to recognize those who have made a difference the Quinte Region. Art and culture play an important role in defining who we are as a community, and contribute to a healthy local economy and lifestyle for those who live…
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Cultivating Creativity: Open house showcases opportunities for children

August 30, 2019 — By Jane Gardner Children are bundles of energy and finding an activity that integrates music, movement, drama or visual arts can teach them new skills as well as help them to appreciate the arts. Quinte Ballet School of Canada (QBSC) has expanded its programs for young children with fun-filled dance classes that develop children’s coordination,…
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Cultivating Creativity: Local artists’ works range in spectrum

August 16, 2019 — Running until Sept. 7th Glenda Jackson, guest artist: “My personal journey as an artist aligns with my personal journey as a human being. I was ‘there’ then I am ‘here’ now I am curious and open to ‘where I shall be tomorrow.’ With my paintings, I create what has not been created before. I give…
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Cultivating Creativity: A pair of interesting events

August 8, 2019 — Upcoming Arts in the County Nestled in the heart of Picton, Arts on Main Gallery – affectionately known as AOMG – is more than a beautiful space filled with intriguing art. It’s a warm and inclusive community for twenty-five of Prince Edward County’s most celebrated artists. Every show is a conversation, every show is a…
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Cultivating Creativity: Local youth chorus inspires confidence through music

August 2, 2019 — By Angela Hawn Do you love to sing? Looking for a group aged nine to 19 who feels the same way? It just might be time to sign up for the Hastings and Prince Edward Regional Chorus (HPERC). When the group started under the steady helm of Rudolf Heijdens in 1986, even he could not…
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