Arts and Culture

Tales from the Aurora Pet Cemetery takes you on virtual tour of forgotten gem

April 18, 2018   ·   0 Comments


It lies hidden away in forest and brush, a natural oasis in the middle of burgeoning development, but unless you went in for a closer look, you wouldn’t even know it was there.


TA’s The Attic, the Pearls and Three Fine Girls: A Review

Theatre Aurora takes another look at family relationships in “The Attic, the Pearls and Three Fine Girls”, now playing.


Botanica looks at the life force in nature – and humans

Tree branches are gnarled, bare reminders of seasons past, but spring is in the air. Soon each trunk, stem and twig will erupt in new buds, new growth, ready to give again.


Local mom pens motherhood “survival guide”

Book by Aurora's Maria Lianos-Carbone, which launches this Saturday at Chapters, aims to show women how to keep from losing themselves in the first years of motherhood.


Artists are “Hooked” on tradition at Cultural Centre

You might have a few examples hanging around your house, pieces you made with a latch hook and a few pieces of yarn. They’re rugs, sure, but have you ever truly appreciated them as art? Clare Bolton, a curator at the Aurora Cultural Centre, guesses that answer is probably not.


Teachers aim to build students’ resilience in an online world

You might call it combating fake news in the classroom, but it is an everyday problem for local teachers. “They think they are way more tech savvy than the old ladies,” says teacher Ann-Marie Hulse of her students. “When students are looking at their own devices for research projects, it is critical they evaluate what they are looking at. When you Google something, they only look at the first three things that pop up and never go any deeper. Although they are getting information in their hands, is it the best information?”


Director brings timely issues to Theatre Aurora with Next Fall

In bringing a play to life, Melanie Hargan set out to let the characters do the talking – and, as the curtain rises on Theatre Aurora’s production of next fall, the director will be measuring success by the conversations that take place among the audience members as they go back home.


Aurora United Church celebrating bicentennial

A five shilling investment continues to pay dividends to Aurora 200 years later.


Musicians buckle down with Borealis Big Band

By Brock Weir When Gord Shephard picked up the baton with the Aurora Community Band, he began fostering a sound where anyone with an interest ...


Students use music to raise awareness of immigration issues

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