July 2015 Archive

Love letter to Toronto goes viral for local filmmaker

From the time he was a child, Toronto’s Beaches neighbourhood always had a special place in Chris Hau’s heart. It was where the Aurora native’s mother grew up, the place where his parents met, and reminders of the area loomed large in their home.

Community radio station receives tentative green light – with significantly smaller price tag

A new radio station based out of the Aurora Family Leisure Complex to be run by – and serve – the community took a significant step forward at Council last week.

Iftar dinner provides food for thought on Canada’s future

If we don’t move forward together as a community, we’re not going to build bridges to create a better future, according to Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux, a member of the Governing Circle for the National Centre on Truth and Reconciliation.

Actress takes on the titans in Into The Woods

Settling into her makeup chair to have her face gnarled and her teeth snaggled, Aurora’s Traci Alexander knows she has big shoes to fill as The Witch in Stephen Sondheim’s Into The Woods.

Community groups could face ouster for internal Library expansion

By Brock Weir Community groups such as the Pine Tree Potters Guild could find themselves looking for a new home, if recommendations before Council on ...

“Reborn” museum charts three-year vision and growth plan

Aurora’s Museum and Archives may have only been officially “reborn” little more than a month ago, but the fledgling new cultural institution is already finding its feet with a three-year vision for the future.

All roads lead to the Aurora Cultural Centre in new exhibitions

Three artists set out on very different personal journeys – two over water, and the other delving deep into himself to find his roots. Their divergent paths have come together, however, in a harmonious dual exhibition now underway at the Aurora Cultural Centre.

Local teens sought to be the voice for Aurora youth

If you’re a teen with a lot of ideas of ways to get your friends and family more engaged and involved in your community, strike while the iron’s hot.

12-year-old Louisa Barbosa crowned Aurora’s Teen Idol

When The Auroran caught up with Louisa Barbosa last summer, she quickly cautioned that her musical taste was probably not what one would expect of an eleven-year-old. But, a lot can happen in a year.

BROCK’S BANTER: Exit through the gift shop

Looking a gift horse in the mouth By Brock Weir Now that the Pan Am Torch has come and gone on its circuitous route back ...

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