Northumberland Art Lovers: Kiara McKinley

Kiara McKinley took second place honours in the Festival of the Arts’ Photo Competition – Youth Category, in 2019. She was 16 years old. In this series we feature interviews and discussions with Individual Artists, Leaders of Arts Groups and Organizations, Civic Leaders, and other Arts Lovers in our county. Today, Cynthia Reyes interviews Kiara…

Northumberland Art Lovers: Jennifer Mercer

“I dream of the day the kids walk through those doors. It will be magical.”–Jennifer Mercer In this series we feature interviews and discussions with Individual Artists, Leaders of Arts Groups and Organizations, Civic Leaders, and other Arts Lovers in our county. Today Jennifer Mercer talks to Donna Wootton about the fabulous new space for…

Poetry Reading to Launch Our Pandemic Times

Please join us for a poetry reading on Facebook Live, Thursday, July 15, at 7 PM, as we launch the anthology, Our Pandemic Times. Cobourg’s Poet Laureate, Jessica Outram, will MC the event, hosted by Publisher, Blue Denim Press. This book began as a blog for a group of Northumberland writers in Ontario; a place…

Northumberland Art Lovers: Mandy Martin

“I’m just blown away by the talent that you expose and bring to the table. Here you are, years into it, and you haven’t run out yet! You do wonderful work,” says Mandy Martin, Mayor of the Town of Cramahe and Deputy Warden of Northumberland, about the Northumberland Festival of the Arts. In this series we…