A Poem and Photos by Ted Amsden

Twilight at Almost Full Moon Down by one of the elongated bays where the roadway slinks through a wetland, there is a viewing-fishing-passing-by area. You got some wire fencing, a sorta smooth asphalt path, a roadway with rotting guardrails and down in the water, a culvert you can paddle through that allows uptown Northumberland Hills…

FESTIVAL EVENTS — ALL IN ONE PLACE!

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…

Acting like Ducks

We’re like ducks right now: paddling furiously underwater, trying to remain calm above the surface. It’s been a very busy time behind the scenes.  Artists from many different disciplines are working together in small groups and as a committee to create the Festival.  That in itself is an achievement, since most artists work alone to create….

Want Something Done?

Pat Calder is not going to like this headline.  That’s because the full saying goes like this: “If you want something done, give it to a busy person.” Pat, a photographer-author-SOTH Member and volunteer, being a very busy person, was recruited by the 2017 Festival organizers to do yet another thing: visit Northumberland area businesses, seeking…