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Jazz festival headliner announced

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Jazz festival headliner announced

Regarded as one of the most entertaining musicians in Canada, famed jazz pianist Michael Kaeshammer will headline Niagara Jazz Festival’s 2015 Flagship event Friday, July 24 at Jackson-Triggs Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake.  In its second year, the festival runs July 23 to 26. The July 24 flagship event is presented as part of the Jackson-Triggs Summer Concert Series. […]

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Thorold movie fan wins Movie Fights

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Thorold movie fan wins Movie Fights

When movie fan Bryan Chambers saw his favourite YouTube channel, Screen Junkies, was holding a contest to see the taping of a show in person in Los Angeles, he jumped at the chance to enter. “The contest read something along the lines of, ‘Do you want to be on Movie Fights?’ So instantly I was […]

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Good and evil, crime and punishment

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Good and evil, crime and punishment

When bad things happen there is a natural human hunger for an explanation. “We really do want to know things, why things happen. Answers can bring reassurance that things are not your fault,” former CBC journalist and author Linden MacIntyre said Thursday night. The well-known Fifth Estate co-host was the winner of 10 Gemini Awards, […]

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Linden MacIntyre at Canadian Authors Series

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Linden MacIntyre at Canadian Authors Series

Former CBC journalist Linden MacIntyre will be on stage at Roselawn Centre Thursday as the next author in the Canadian Authors Series. The well-known Fifth Estate co-host is the winner of 10 Gemini Awards, an International Emmy and numerous other awards for writing and journalistic excellence, including the 2009 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his 2009 […]

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Cancer changed author’s outlook

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Cancer changed author’s outlook

Gillian Deacon was halfway through writing her book, There’s Lead In Your Lipstick: Toxins in Everyday Bodycare and How to Avoid Them, when she found a lump in her left breast. “I was a vegetarian, a runner that did half-marathons, I practiced yoga, breastfed all three of my children. I was not a typical candidate […]

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Gillian Deacon up next at authors series

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Gillian Deacon up next at authors series

Award-winning broadcaster Gillian Deacon will take to the stage at Roselawn Centre Thursday, February 26 as The Canadian Authors Series kicks off the second half of its season. Deacon is host of Here and Now on CBC Radio One, and is author of two national bestsellers: There’s Lead In Your Lipstick: Toxins in Everyday Bodycare […]

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