Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School (CCVS) to honour Mrs. Annie Webber – Wednesday February 10, 2010

CORNWALL – Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School (CCVS) is honouring one of its own, who just happens to be one of its brightest students and most well-respected educators. Mrs. Annie Webber will place her book, History of Newington, on the Author’s Shelf in the Battista Library at CCVS in a special ceremony to mark the […]

Angry Vegan & The Mad Cow – Lorna Foreman Interviews Local Author – Cornwall Ontario – January 30, 2010

Jason Setnyk wears a lot of hats. Poet, teacher, Author, Musician, Political Activist. He’s published his first book “The Angry Vegan and the Mad Cow” (LuLu Press) and had his book launch at Cafe Connectionz in Cornwall Ontario. Our own Lorna Foreman caught up with him and had the opportunity to ask him some questions […]

Art Court Profile for Artist Jacqueline Milner – January 30, 2010

Jacqueline Milner; Eastern Ontario Visual Artist, Photographer and Environmentalist has enjoyed the art of image making since childhood. Jacquie loves the human form, our precious landscapes and each and every living form that shares this planet with us. “I’m always on the look out for that ‘special something’, a shared moment, a content smile, a […]

Cornwall Regional Art Gallery Annual Juried Exhibit Awards Presented – Rachel Bourgon 1st Prize Winner for “Knox” Cornwall Ontario – January 29, 2010

Rachel Bourgon is one happy artist.  Her painting entitled “Knox”  won first prize and a $400 cheque at the Cornwall Regional Art Galleries Annual Juried Exhibition. Sylvie Lizotte was a very busy woman as she prepared for the event.  It all cumulated with the prize winners and the art that will be on display at the gallery […]

Cornwall Ontario Celebrates Family Literacy Week – Robert Munsch Read-A-Thon at the Cornwall Public Library – Great Success

Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Bernadette Clement was one of the readers for the Cornwall Library’s Robert Munsch Read-A-Thon Saturday.  It was to celebrate Family Literacy Week. A gaggle of kids, big and small, and Kaleb the St. John’s Ambulance dog listened to tales from the acclaimed writer. Ms Clement read about pigs sitting on a […]

Art Court Starts Soon – Cornwall Free News Editor Jamie Gilcig Attends Focus Art – by Lorna Foreman- Cornwall Ontario – January 8, 2010

Cornwall Ontario – Art Court is coming to the Cornwallfreenews. Hurrah! (Editor Jamie Gilcig pictured with Focus Art President D’Arcy Thorpe) What a great opportunity for our visual artists, writers, musicians, dancers –  giving them exposure in this dynamic on-line newspaper, that has a quickly increasing readership. The newspaper’s esteemed Editor, Jamie Gilcig, recently made […]

Angry Vegan and the Mad Cow – Book Launch Party! – Cafe Connectionz – Cornwall Ontario – Jason Setnyk – January 30, 2010

Local writer, poet, and musician Jason Setnyk is releasing his new book Saturday January 30th 2010 at  Cafe Connectionz (located at 407 Water Street East in Cornwall Ontario) from 11:30am to 2:30pm. He’ll be signing the book as well. The event is free to attend, so please come and pick up a soft cover book […]

Cosmic Christmas Update from Jeremy Pommier – Cornwall Ontario – December 30, 2009

A Cosmic Update From Jeremy Pommier The first annual Cosmic Christmas was a cosmic success! Fifty to sixty local hipsters made their appearances; including some local photographers and other artists. The main hall, for the bands and art, was ice cold; but that didn’t stop the art fans from drinking and having a good time. The […]

“The songs we sing” – a poem by Jason Setnyk

“The songs we sing” – a poem by Jason Setnyk We sing of joys, we sing of tragedy An orchestra of drama unfolds Countless narratives and stories are told Yet we always sing with brevity Our memoirs like a faded old music sheet Each character on stage has their own song An opera, gospel, or […]

Cosmic Christmas – Art – 3 Bands – Murphy’s Inn – Cornwall Ontario – December 23, 2009

Cosmic Christmas – Art – 3 Bands – Murphy’s Inn – Cornwall Ontario – December 23, 2009

And they say the youth of Cornwall have nothing to do!    The Cornwall Free News is proud to be a Media Sponsor for COSMIC CHRISTMAS! First Annual Independent Art and Music Event takes place December 23rd at Murphy’s Inn Join old and new friends at this year’s Cosmic Christmas, Cornwall’s totally local independent art […]

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