Music and Art news for St. Marys and area.

The Sanctuary inks Canadian Broadcast deal

The Sanctuary is an International Multi-Award-Winning Feature Length Film shot entirely in the small picturesque town of St. Marys, Ontario. This feature film was created by the Canadian duo of AKoolFilm Company Inc., Producer and Director Allen Kool and Screenwriter Robin E. Crozier. To date, this exceptional creative team has amassed over 60 International Film…

St. Marys Station Gallery presents Rosemary Sloot

By Jennifer Thorpe The St. Marys Station Gallery is opening a third Virtual Exhibit this week featuring London artist Rosemary Sloot in “Rosemary – Memories of A Dutch Family’s Immigration To Canada.” Pleased with the overwhelmingly positive response to their series of Virtual Exhibits, Curator Cameron Porteous is enthusiastic about expanding the Gallery’s online presence…

St. Marys resident launches new saga

By Doug Laycock The saying ‘follow your dreams’ holds a lot of truth for St. Marys resident Heather Greenis. Heather has an ability to remember most of her dreams, and often where they come from. Mix in a touch of destiny and optimism and you have the basis for Heather’s new book, ‘Architect of Hope’.…

Piper at the Falls to perk up Friday evenings

Eight-week series begins July 10 Live music is making a safe return to the banks of the Thames River this Friday! The “Piper at the Falls” will perform every Friday night at 7 p.m. at McGiveron Island at the east side of the falls, weather permitting, throughout July and August. Les Brunton, known as “The…

Nicole VanMassenhoven is ‘Williams Daughter’

By Lauren Eedy There is no shortage of musical talent when it comes to St. Marys. Pre-COVID-19, the opportunity to listen to live music at local establishments, in parks, or during festivals was an almost daily if not weekly occurrence. Lately, our musicians have been offering their skills via social media and streaming platforms and…

St. Marys Station Gallery Presents ‘Masks’

Gallery Launches Online Exhibit of Theatrical Masks From Stratford Festival Archives Following an unprecedented response to their first online art exhibit, the St. Marys Station Gallery is presenting a second online exhibit, ‘MASKS,’ as the COVID-19 restrictions continue. ‘MASKS’ is a comprehensive collection of two dozen masks created by celebrated designers and prop makers for…

St. Marys Museum active with online engagement

By Spencer Seymour, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter During the Town Council meeting on Tuesday, April 28, Director of Corporate Services Trisha McKibbin reported on the activities at the St. Marys Museum, which is currently closed to the public but remains very busy through online engagement. “The Museum has been participating in the Community Wellness plan…