Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Culture

Alan Doyle is one of the headliners at Belleville's Empire Rockfest this summer.

Headliners announced for Belleville’s Empire Rockfest this summer

Belleville’s annual Empire Rockfest will take place July 18-20, 2024, and headlining acts were announced this week. Acts are as follows: Thursday, July 18: Singer-songwriter Dallas Smith; country artist Aaron Pritchett; Yellowknife artist Robyn Scott Friday, July 19: Toronto rock band The Beaches; indie pop band Dizzy; ‘modern classic rock’

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Project Assistant Haley Wolk (second from left) poses with Table volunteers Brenda Caders, Krystyna Chelminska Kim Botsford, and Jean-Robert Anthony.

‘Learning and collaborating’: Diverse flavours delight taste buds at Perth’s The Table Community Food Centre

Flavours from around the world are being celebrated at Perth’s The Table Community Food Centre. Support from Feed Ontario’s Feeding Possibilities grant initiated the Cultural Celebrations Project in December. This project introduces monthly cultural celebrations during The Table’s regular community meals, held from 4:30-6 p.m. every first Friday of the

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From left to right: Loyalist College film students Joel Henry, Titus Tolentino, Kayden Williams, Joel Cannatella and Aiden Brough have won spots at DocFest 2024 to show their student-made documentaries. Emma Persaud photo

Loyalist College students are heading to Belleville’s DocFest with their own stories to tell

Joe Cannatella says if you want to hear an amazing story, talk to a stranger. And that’s just what the Loyalist College film student did to win the prestigious spotlight to show his student-made documentary at this year’s DocFest in downtown Belleville. “We’re like barbers or bartenders where people want

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Tim Porter oversees the beginning of the plans to renovate the Marble Arts Centre in Tweed. Photo: Tweed & Company

Polar plunging for plays: Tweed & Company raising $150,000 for Marble Arts Centre

On February 17, at the sound of the noon-day bell, Tim Porter and Emily Mewett will be taking the plunge into the chilly waters of Tweed Memorial Park… and then heading to the Marble Arts Centre to put on a show. Their beloved theatre, under the ownership of their arts

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A humpback whale breaching on Pacific Ocean - Submitted photo

Final days to catch Quinte Museum of Natural History’s ‘Whales Through Time’ exhibit

The Quinte Museum of Natural History (QMNH) is reminding the public about the closing of its 2023 headline exhibit, “Diving Deep: A Tale of Whales Through Time.” Until December 31, 2023, visitors have the chance to explore the evolution of whales before they move on to their next destination. As

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