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Arts & Culture articles share stories related to local arts, entertainment and the people behind them.

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Local author’s new novel is an 'escape from the real world'

Local author’s new novel is an 'escape from the real world'

Following the surprise success of her first novel, local author Amy Maltman has turned to a world more fantastic
One season in, new dinner theatre company has created something 'magical'

One season in, new dinner theatre company has created something 'magical'

For Marc Beaudette and Sandra Forsell, a decision to return to their home community created an opportunity to build something special
Revealing the inspiration for Reveal Music Studio

Revealing the inspiration for Reveal Music Studio

Musician and producer Warren Reville feels blessed with the experiences and opportunities he gained, first as a musician, and now as a music producer
Local artists and musicians tell us what lies ahead for 2020

Local artists and musicians tell us what lies ahead for 2020

With a new year and a new decade beginning, artists with strong connection to our community have looked ahead and commented on their artistic plans for 2020
On the road to chaos and desperation, Dustin Jones found strength

On the road to chaos and desperation, Dustin Jones found strength

Local musician, producer and record label owner says that he found a ‘higher power’ in his children and turned his life around for the better.
Local music video director making art with a message

Local music video director making art with a message

The Conspirators’ Don’t Want To Come Down is the second music video released in the matter of months that is directed by local filmmaker and musician, Brendan Garlick
Jake Rendell says downtown has become a musical hub

Jake Rendell says downtown has become a musical hub

Rendell is now part owner of Case’s Music, which has been a fixture of the community’s downtown core since it first opened on Spring Street in the 1990s
The life and history of Jay Case and how he came to make the album, Foundation

The life and history of Jay Case and how he came to make the album, Foundation

For Jay Case, music has been his life and music is so intertwined with who he is as a person, there is no separation
New program teaches adult learners the 'business' of crafting

New program teaches adult learners the 'business' of crafting

The Northland Craft Academy providing students experiences and skills that they can use in a career of crafting.
Local artist Jean Becker is northern, twisted and crazy

Local artist Jean Becker is northern, twisted and crazy

Northern Twisted Art (and Pizza) has been a mainstay of the Mill Market for many years.