Solving the Who Dunn’it

Brook Brouwers and Rachel Clark can hardly believe their ears when they learn the mayor, played by  Ruby Smalls, rigged the local cookie contest in  Inspector Bumble and the Big Cookie Heist. The members of the Lambton Young Theatre Players Youth Drama Camp staged the show for family and friends on Friday afternoon. There will… Read more »

Memories of ties and artificial flowers

Heather Wright The Independent Lou Anne Sybenga’s fabric and rug hooking art usually leans toward the whimsical – a friend’s home complete with sports cars and neighbourhood churches, people with wide eyes and slightly crooked smiles. “I lean toward the cartoonish,” says Sybenga as she worked with the Victoria Hall Arts Committee to hang her… Read more »

Can we talk? Michael Learned to have a conversation with fans

  Michael Learned has asked herself more than once why she’s agreed to stand on a stage and answer questions about her work and her life. The four-time Emmy award winner who is currently at Victoria Playhouse Petrolia playing the lead in Driving Miss Daisy will take to the stage – alone – July 27… Read more »

Alvinston to be home to the arts and music Aug. 13

The Brooke-Alvinston Arts & Activity Group is gearing up for another Arts and Music Fest. Spokesperson Liana Russwurm recently told council they were planning an all-day event for Aug. 13 in the River Street Park. “We’re trying to make it very interesting for the kids,” she says adding the Arts and Activity group will have… Read more »