Jenni Burke was born in Port Hope in 1979, and still lives in (and loves) Northumberland County. A member of SOTH for 4 years now, she describes herself as "an amateur artist working towards professionalism". Here's her story: When I did my first show in 2005, it was in a tiny pub in my hometown,… Continue reading Jenni Burke: Proud Member, Spirit of the Hills
"Drawing together the arts of all kinds, the festival celebrated visual arts, music, theatre, dance and literature. And in each of those disciplines, there was a myriad of creative expressions. From Flamenco dancing to fabric art to photography to performance poetry, festival attendees were treated to a rich immersion in the arts." A writer who attended… Continue reading The Spirit of Sharing
What a great first night night! 4 plays, 2 dance acts and a very happy audience! And the festival isn't even officially open yet! This afternoon, Ontario's lieutenant governor the Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell joins us to open the festival and tour the events, meeting artists and visitors. Come prepared to enjoy the next two days… Continue reading We’re Off and Running!
IT'S A FABULOUS LINEUP! A taste of the Festival of the Arts, and the schedule, all in one place. ~~ OCTOBER 24 TO 26 IN COBOURG CLICK HERE FOR TICKETED EVENTS. SEE BELOW OR HERE FOR FREE ADMISSION EVENTS. ~~~~ GREAT MUSIC EXCITING 10-MINUTE PLAYS Above images: Scenes from Rehearsals of Einstein's Fridge, Mouse and Love… Continue reading FESTIVAL EVENTS — ALL IN ONE PLACE!