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Hollywood of the North

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Joel George, Quinte Canadian Film Festival, Daniel Vaughan, Kelly S. Thompson

Joel, a filmmaker himself, isn’t just passionate about the work he creates, but rather, all film, with a particular love for Canadian cinema. That’s why he spearheaded the QCFF, a curated selection of work from some of the most respected artists in the business. The inaugural event was held in Trenton at the end of September – fitting considering Trenton’s original Hollywood of the North title – making it the perfect place to host an homage to all things Canadian film. Read More

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Picton Homes Redux

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Picton, red brick, renovations, restoration, Prince Edward County

Photography by Daniel Vaughan When Bad Things Happen to Good Houses Appreciating our built heritage is easy. Preserving it is another matter. The subject of heritage listing and designation arises – often too late – when a significant older building is demolished or renovated beyond recognition. The Ontario Heritage Act came into effect in 1975;… Read More

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Lesley Bonisteel’s Old Church Theatre

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Old Church Theatre, Lesley Bonisteel

“The church closed in 1972 and sat empty for close to 20 years,” said Lesley. “It was in rough shape, and Dad was approached to see if he might want to keep it standing, and he did but he had no real purpose for it. We spent a while doing renovations, and always had our family Christmas and News Years parties here. When neighbours asked, he would give them the keys and let them use it for Christmas pot luck or for actors to practice there.” Read More

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Stirring Images

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Doug Comeau, Daniel Vaughan, Timberwolf Gallery

Throughout his time in the military he continued to work on his art, steadfastly sticking to his first and preferred medium of pencil. Now he says he mixes it up a bit using colour pencil and charcoal too, sometimes all in one work. “I don’t know why I like it. It’s the fineness of it, the detail of it. For some reason, I just never got into the paint. I just seem to get more and more enthralled with it as I go, even now.” Read More