People & Events
One of the most picturesque settings in the south of France proved to be memorable for artist David Peacock. We were staying in France outside of Aix-en-Provence and we drove to Montagne Sainte-Victoire where Cézanne painted many, many times, recalls Peacock. It was a dramatic sight it was wild and open and windy and stormy. More
After Elizabeth Elkin's vibrant oil painting, Paris Sketch won first prize at a recent art show, she recalls the impact travelling through France had on her life. It was my dream to go to Paris, I wanted to go there for a very long time, says the Oakville resident. Read More..
Two years ago I was invited to attend a gala. A fancy word that inspires thoughts of an incredible affair, filled with food, drink and dancing; usually with a fundraising cause at the core. This was no exception, with the hosts turning out a night of fun and entertainment. It was also no exception that this too, was a fundraiser for a charitable group. Read More..
Do you have a little one at home who loves Disney's collection of memorable characters? If so, you won't want to miss Disney On Ice: Princesses & Heroes when it comes to FirstOntario Centre (former Copps Colliseum) March 13 to 16 for a number of performances. Read More..
The Shaw Festival returns for it's 53rd year of drama, comedy and downright entertainment. Read More..
DATAWIND's UbiSlate line of affordable tablets and phablets are now available in Canada. Read More..
The new, not-for-profit Linbrook School is set to open this September. Read More..
More than just a game, Bookopotamus, a new, free app from Findaway World is designed to entertain while raising funds for First Book, a nonprofit organization determined to see that all children have access to an ongoing supply of new books. Read More..
The Mercedes-Benz Oakville 10K is back for its sixth year presented by New Balance Oakville, featuring a new partnership with the Oakville Hospital Foundation. Read More..
The Zaks Family Foundation Third Annual Spring Extravaganza will take place at Oakville's Le Dome Banquet Hall on April 26. Read More..
Comedian and television host Craig Ferguson is sure to start the New Year off on a funny note when he comes to Hamilton Place on January 24 for an evening of hilarity. Read More..
What better way to celebrate life on earth than to pay tribute to others through art. That's the motivation behind artist Kyle Tonkens' ongoing series, 100 Billion Sons & Daughters. Read More..
In Burlington, a 10-year-old boy waits outside the locked doors of a school breakfast program that starts at 8:15. It's only 7:15 as the child stands in the dark, in the cold and alone. A nice lady approaches him and he explains he was hungry and could he please have some food? That lady is Lena Basford, whom since the encounter has made it her business to feed the starving children within our communities. Read More..
Throughout history the horizon line the place where the sky meets land or water has evoked strong emotions of fear, wonder and contemplation making it the perfect subject for artistic expression. Read More..