Beach Arts Scene

Janice Hardacre is a self-taught artist and photographer from the East End. She has been exhibiting her work for more than 10 years. While she’s had her hands on many mediums, including drawing, painting, puppetry, sculpture and music, her current show, Knotscapes, is a collection of abstract photographs. The images of knots in old wood […]

Free self-defence course offered to women

When Marilyn Walsh took her first women’s self-defence class, ‘stranger danger’ was in the cross-hairs. Even now, decades later, Walsh says people tend to think violence against women comes mainly from random attackers. “It’s what you see in movies,” she said, and news reports. But women are much more likely to be attacked by someone […]

Adding a sculptural element to Beach garden tour

Visitors to the Gardens of the Beach Tour, organized by the Beach Garden Society, might have noticed some interesting sculptures over the past seven years. Society member and artist Marilyn Walsh has been placing her ciment fondu sculptures in gardens on the tour during that time, adding an artistic element to the popular tour. Walsh […]