Category Archives: Beat News

The Sadies Return To Home County while The Northern Pikes Make Festival Debut.

Alt-country rockers The Sadies are returning to the Home County Music & Art Festival to headline the Friday evening lineup. Retro-rock trio The Northern Pikes top the Saturday evening schedule. Cape Breton Celtic sensation Còig will make their Home County debut by closing the festival on Sunday night. [caption id="attachment_1141" align="alignright" width="300"] The Sadies[/caption] “We…
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Take 5…with John A. Miller, Stratford Summer Music artistic producer

This Sunday, Stratford Summer Music makes a detour to The London Roundhouse - and everyone is invited along for the ride. The festival’s artistic producer, John A. Miller, will be on hand to unveil details of this year’s festival line up in a special event that includes live performances by Dan Stacey (of Dan Stacey…
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Kids can see old games and new magic tricks at Museum London

Museum London offers a free, family-friendly guided tour followed by a magic show to complement the history exhibition Canada at Play: 100 Years of Games, Toys, and Sports. Beginning at 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 17, families can take a tour and learn about the toys and games that entertained children 100 years ago. After…
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Carmina De Young launches first ready-to-wear collection… with a little help from her friends Susan Jacobs and Gloria Dona

[caption id="attachment_1032" align="alignnone" width="960"] Susan Jacobs and Gloria Dona at Pop with Purpose[/caption] Pop with Purpose studio open by appointment Spring Summer 2016 Fashion Show, April 15 London fashion designer Carmina De Young is bringing her first ready-to-wear collection to market with the support of two local fashion mavens, wardrobe and image consultant Susan Jacobs,…
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Creative Age London encourages older generation to embrace the arts

  Our community is often focused disproportionately on retaining youth over recognizing the value of our older community members. But thanks to the efforts by Creative Age London, encouraging our older generation to embrace the arts and self-expression is leading to a variety of social, cultural, and health benefits. “At 65 years old, in our…
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London Composers Exposed! — Kevin White

  [caption id="attachment_932" align="aligncenter" width="250"] Kevin White[/caption] Kevin White was born on the east coast of Canada, in the province of New Brunswick. No matter what else he was doing as a career—medicine, university teaching, or professional medical writing—Kevin has written songs. Self-taught, he wrote his first song when he was twelve years old and…
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Brian Ratcliffe

[caption id="attachment_929" align="aligncenter" width="240"] Brian Ratcliffe[/caption] Brian holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from the University of Western Ontario. He composes and arranges on an “as needed” basis, primarily for the annual benefit concert for Canadian Aid to Southern Sudan (at least 15 so far) (http://www.web.net/~cass/index.shtml), for which he arranges and composes…
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