Arts & Entertainment

Sandi Lowe “The Ley of the Land”

Tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Lady Dunn Health Centre Boardroom (downstairs) Sandi Lowe will be presenting a slideshow about her latest book, “The Ley of the Land”. She explains “It is a physical and mystical journey through the Inca Trail, Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. With maps and photos, I hope to take you to this very special ...

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Carol Hughes Delivers Online Algoma Passenger Train Petition in House of Commons

Feb 28, 2017 @ 18:41   An online petition with more than 550 signatures in support of Algoma Passenger Train Services has been presented in the House of Commons by Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP, Carol Hughes.     “For over a hundred years the Algoma Passenger Train offered safe, affordable, all-season access to the Algoma wilderness while supporting a strong tourism economy ...

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Carol and Blue Eagle Gallery Art Show and Sale

  Yesterday was grey, foggy and rainy – a day to stay inside, cuddle on the couch and watch a movie. If that is what you did, you really need to go outside today and enjoy what is promising to be a beautiful day – and stroll down to see the artwork of Carol Sanders.   Carol’s acrylic painting features dot painting ...

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‘The Blue Knight’ by Ray McGregor is Published!

Nov 16, 2015 @ 06:4 Ray McGregor has completed his second novel, The Blue Knight. From the press release from his publisher, “The Blue Knight exposes problems in our society related to racism and bullying, an important topic which is currently at the forefront of many lives and discussed at great lengths around the world.   The main character, a teenager named Owen, lives in a small ...

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Led by Grace – Local Author Tells Her Story

Jul 4, 2013 @ 07:40 A new Wawa author has hit the ground running with the first in a series depicting her journey toward inner peace and happiness.   Sandra M. Lowe’s (Sandi as she is know in Wawa) first book of the series Led by Grace is appropriately titled, “In The Beginning” and tells of the Divine Guidance she ...

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Glenn Gould Unveilled

Oct 3, 2012 @ 07:48   On Saturday evening, Johanna Rowe and Toni Rutland, assisted by Mayor Linda Nowicki unveiled the lastest Heritage Door. Another beautiful door, painted by Heather Sinnot; this one features Canada’s most famous pianist, Glenn Gould. Why a Heritage Door? Glenn Gould? Glenn began to play piano at the age of three, reading music before he ...

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Come & Discover Glenn Gould’’s Wawa During Canada’’s Culture Days

Sep 21, 2012 @ 06:23 On Saturday, September 29th, Wawa will be participating in the celebration of Culture Days across Canada by recognizing a fascinating Canadian in our own backyard. In the words of Glenn Gould, “Wawa is an extraordinary place”. Even though he has been gone for 30 years, this iconic Canadian pianist has an incredible international following. Scholars, ...

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NSA – Dinner & House Concert to Feature Zachary Lucky & Carly Maicher

Sep 20, 2012 @ 12:00   This Sunday, Zachary Lucky and Carly Maicher will be performing at Rock Island at a Dinner and House Concert. From his website: Lucky’s music is a fresh take on traditional folk; a melodic and usually acoustic affair, with an accent on storytelling and a sparse, folky atmosphere. This all combines to create an often minimal ...

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Did you know Wawa’’s Glenn Gould?

Jul 27, 2012 @ 06:28 Glenn Gould, the iconic Canadian and internationally acclaimed piano virtuoso, favoured the Northern Ontario town of Wawa as his soul’’s retreat. During Ontario Culture Days (September 28 – October 1), Wawa is celebrating Glenn Gould and the 80th anniversary of his birth and the 50th anniversary of his death.   There was an oddity, a mystique, about ...

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Zachary Lucky & Jordan Kuntz to Play Rock Island Tonight!

Aug 11, 2011 @ 12:15 Playing tonight are two talented artists, Zachary Lucky and Jordan Kurtz (Fisticuffs). Zachary Lucky, a prairie folk artist based out of Saskatoon, is back for a repeat performance, he played Rock Island last August. Jordan Kurtz (aka Fisticuffs) is an award winning singer/songwriter also Saskatoon. His bio says that he’s “been called “Post-Folk,” “Garage-Folk,” and ...

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Zachary Lucky & Sean Craib-Petkau to Play Rock Island Tonight!

Aug 25, 2010 @ 12:17 Zachary says “I’m a prairie folk artist based out of Saskatoon, SK. This fall I will be touring coast to coast along with another folk artist from around these parts. We’re going to be doing close to 50 shows in the two month span, and we would really love to bring our stories and songs ...

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Grandma Doors are Catching ON!

Jun 2, 2008 Sir James Dunn School kicked off the Grandma Door project during the first week of May! Many parents and even some grandparents came in to help create a grandma door. In fact, the interest has spread and some parents are now creating their own doors! Christy Reid and her mother Jill Ramsbottom came to school with Jill’s ...

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Bob Paterson – Watercolours

Nov 4, 2006 @ 14:56 Once again winter is here… And one of Wawa’s most enjoyed traditions is back. Bob Paterson is showing watercolours at the Legion Hall. Last night saw many of these beautiful watercolours marked with a “S” signifying that they had been snapped up by an admirer. Although don’t despair, roughly half are still available for purchase ...

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