Two things are happening Sept. 30, and now would be a good time to order that split personality. Two? Try dozens split among two umbrellas.
We are a month away from the Orillia Jazz Festival. It's still coming together with several acts yet to be announced, but the available pickings are interesting.
As I write, the funeral for Skip Prokop is about to take place.
I did not get to all of the galleries and venues at Starry Night. I'd like to meet the person who did.
A small piece of advice for those going to see the Orillia Opera House's last summer play, Weekend Comedy: Don't go hungry.
Summer theatre in town is hitting the home stretch. The Orillia Opera House has Weekend Comedy, a play by Sam and Jeanne Bobrick. I have not seen the play yet, but I am hopeful the streak of good plays at the opera house will continue.
Last week, the province released a summary report of the consultation for the Huronia Regional Centre land (which they apparently have renamed the Huronia Regional Centre Campus).
The issue of the mysterious graffiti that popped up in various locations downtown over the past month illustrates two points.
I went to a poetry reading Sunday. There are a lot of things I could have been doing, like packing my drum and heading to an industrial park to practise for a few hours, but I went to a poetry reading.
Woo-hoo! I'm going to be a reader at the Leacock Summer Festival. I'm not talking about reading the program to stay on track, but a story I wrote, out loud, to an audience.
It's that time of year again. You don't need to tell women and children to run from that sound, it's just bagpipes.
Ed Robertson is not the only prankster in the Barenaked Ladies, he just happens to have control of the microphone most of the time when the band is not playing music.
What a great Canada Day. I could be wrong, but I think the crowd for the fireworks was the biggest. I walked from one end of the waterfront to the other, twice, before the lights went out and it seemed there were almost as many in the park as when Casino Rama had its fireworks show about 20 years ago.
Here it is. Saturday the moment arrives to expend all the energy built since last fall for this country and this city to pass a milestone: 150 years of organization.
Have you ever experienced a moment when something you didn't get crystallizes with an, "oh, I understand now," thought?
Friday night started with a bit of humour perpetrated by me, on me. It was the annual Leacock Medal for Humour soiree, operating under a new name - Laugh With Leacock - and I discovered when I set my autopilot for the Leacock Museum, where it's been held for at least 20 years, it has a new venue. I didn't think the wedding party rehearsal was the e
As I'm writing, the Mariposa Folk Festival is 30 days away. I know, pushing deadline again. What can I say?
St. Paul’s Centre is the venue for Somniatis: Stained Glass Interpreted Friday and Saturday and the Orillia Vocal Ensemble’s (OVE) Canadian Choral Panorama Sunday.
I got to Tudhope Park about 1:45 p.m. Sunday. The first Orillia Comic-Con held at the Barnfield Point Recreation Centre opened its doors at 10 a.m.
You know what's fun about events like Orillia Comic-Con? Costumes.