Archive for 'Culture & Events'

Kickin’ It: Fundraiser concert marks 11th year

Kickin’ It: Fundraiser concert marks 11th year

By Chris Marchand Now 11 years into its run, local fundraising concert Kickin’ Country staged another big show for country fans, April 8. The evening began with pre-concert music from Matthew Leutschaft, opened by Dryden High [...]

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s ‘The Honouring’

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s ‘The Honouring’

Scenes from the Dryden Entertainment Series presentation of Kaha:wi Dance Theatre’s The Honouring, April 4 at The Centre. Mixing modern dance with traditional movement, The Honouring pays homage to the First Nations warriors of the War [...]

Eklo lend hand with DHS recording project

Eklo lend hand with DHS recording project

By Michael Christianson Two local musicians who have struck a chord online are now sharing their talent and experience with the students at Dryden High School. Adam Tocholke, known online to electronic music fans as Eklo [...]

Push for Change brings campaign to end youth homelessness

Push for Change brings campaign to end youth homelessness

  By Chris Marchand After pushing a shopping cart for over 6,000 kilometres, former homeless youth turned CEO Joe Roberts is bringing his nationwide campaign through Dryden. Roberts will attend a public reception at the Ontario [...]

“Happiness Is…” at The Dryden Museum

“Happiness Is…” at The Dryden Museum

   by Sarah McCarthy Last Wednesday night, The Dryden Museum welcomed back visitors by holding a reception that featured a collection of the Dryden Artist Association’s work. The theme for this month “Happiness Is…” was very [...]

Art in the heart of Dryden

Art in the heart of Dryden

  By Michael Christianson On a cold March Saturday balloons were seen on King Street giving the day a splash of colour. Inside was an artist who hopes to do the same to Dryden. Angela Roussin [...]

A smashing good time

by Michael Christianson On March 25 you will have the chance to compete as some of your favourite characters when the Dryden Regional Smash tournament takes place at the Community Living Centre at 280 Arthur Street. [...]

Rooting for the redhead

Rooting for the redhead

By Chris Marchand There’s a terrifying dynamic that happens in one-person shows that I’ve noticed. Coming in cold and utterly exposed to crushing uncertainty, the actor or actress has just a few moments to gain a [...]

FAB-U-LOUS: DHS Drama’s High School Musical 2

FAB-U-LOUS: DHS Drama’s High School Musical 2

   Photos by Chris Marchand By Sarah McCarthy The Gordon Wood Auditorium was the place to be for Dryden High School’s Drama Production of Disney’s High School Musical 2. A talented cast of students entertained audiences [...]