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Arts, entertainment and ideas in the communities west of Ottawa. Featuring articles on upcoming events and a comprehensive calendar for the communities of Almonte, Carleton Place, Perth, Westport, Arnprior, Smiths Falls and Lanark Highlands in Ontario, Canada.
Arts, entertainment and ideas in the communities west of Ottawa. Featuring articles on upcoming events and a comprehensive calendar for the communities of Almonte, Carleton Place, Perth, Westport, Arnprior, Smiths Falls and Lanark Highlands in Ontario, Canada.

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Market Season OpensA Musical Mission
Fundraising ConcertMay’s Events
p.28 & 29p.6p.21
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The Art of LindaHamilton p.3
The Art of LindaHamilton p.3
www.thehumm.com May 2013
PO Box 1391Alonte ON K0A 1A0Phone: (613) 256–5081
Kris Riendeueditor@thehu.co
Layout and Design:
Rob Riendeurob@thehu.co
 Advertising andPromotions:
Kris Riendeu: (613) 256–5081kris@thehu.co
 Assistant Editor:
Ron Frserron@thehu.co
Calendar Submissions:
is  onthly rts, en-tertinent nd ides newserdelivered ree to businesses nd visitor ttrctions in Alonte,Perth, Crleton Plce, Westort,Pkenh, Cr, Arnrior, L-nrk, Siths Flls, Burnstown,White Lke, Blderson, nd Ot-tw. Our ndte is to connectnd roote eole nd eventsin the sll towns nd rurl co-unities o the Ottw Vlley —where the rts ourish nd enter-tining chrcters run ok!
By eil or on disk.
Deadline or ads &content: the 22
o themonth prior to publication
cost $35 (includes HS) or one yer (12 issues). Send chequewith your ne nd ddress to:
PO Box 1391Alonte ON K0A 1A0Oinions nd inortion ub-lished in
in letters,ress releses, or individul col-uns do not necessrily reectthe oinion o this newser.All writing, rtwork, nd hoto-grhs ublished in
 re coyright to the uthor, or to
in the cse where nouthor is secied. Rerintingny content without erission violtes coyright nd is rohib-ited (nd desicble!).
Thanks this month to:
ll the eole who thnk us orrunning their notices nd rti-cles, nd to ll the eole whoy or their ds in  tiely n-ner. We cn’t tell you how uchwe recite you — you kee usro getting snrly nd en…
   R  e  a   d  e  r  s   W  r   i   t  e   W   h  o   ’  s   R  e  a   d   i  n  g   t   h  e   H  u  m  m
Inner Strength
If you can start the daywithout caffeine or pep pills,If you can be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains,If you can resist complainingand boring people with your troubles,If you can eat the same foodevery day and be grateful for it,If you can understandwhen loved ones are too busy to give you time,If you can overlookwhen people take things out on you when,through no fault of yours,something goes wrong,If you can takecriticism and blame without resentment,If you can face the world without lies and deceit,If you can conquer tension without medical help,If you can relax without liquor,If you can sleep without the aid of drugs…If you can do all these things,Then you are probably the family dog.
Dear Editor,
Just  note to sy how uch I enjoy reding
Hu. Over the yers you hve been very good to the Mississii Mudds —  grouo which I’ve been  eber or  long tie.Tnk you so uch or ll you do!
 Sincerely, Laurel Dawn Tye (Proud Principal of York St. Castle)
Dear Kris,
I wnt to thnk you or rinting the rticle nd the hoto o the three urls (ge 33 o the Aril 2013 issue). It hs been blessing, s we lredy hve over $1000 o the $3000 neededin our bnk ccount. I’ sorry I’ slow in thnking you, butI’ve been busy lobbying eole nd sending thnk you crdsnd receits to our generous donors. It is zing how ny eole red the rticle nd relized tht the urls relly doneed reurbishing.I ick u
Hu every onth nd don’t ove until I’vered it ro cover to cover. It is ull o un inortion boutwht goes on in this beutiul town o Alonte nd surroundingre. I send  coy to y sister-in-lw in Ottw; she is very inter-ested in wht goes on here. She nd her ily just recently oveddown here ro Northern Ontrio.You nd Rob re doing  suer job on this newser. Kee u thegret work!
 Sincerely, Mary-Lou Labrie
Editor’s Note:
It’s not too lte to ke  dontion towrds the reurbishing o theAlonte Seniors Murls — Just give Mry-Lou Lbrie  cll t 256–5069 or visit  store on Mill Street tht hs the urls’ sign dislyedin the window!
JoAnne Keays
from Smiths Falls writes: My husband
and I were in New Orleans for our tenth weddinganniversary on Jan. 27th, 2011. I had brought along a copyof the Humm to read on the plane. So for fun he took apicture of me in front of General Andrew Jackson’s statuein Jackson Square, which dates back to 1721. We had awonderful anniversary honeymoon in the French quarter.Would highly recommend it for anyone’s Top 10 places tovisit before you die. The food was awesome and BourbonStreet a blast.
Thanks for taking theHumm on yout travels!
www.thehumm.comMay 2013
Who knew? My quest or  witty title toroote Lind Hilton’s ucoing My exhibit o delicious orl rt on the wllso the Alonte brnch o the MississiiMills Librry yielded yet nother oortu-nity or  un*. Not only tht, I discoveredtht wllowers re ctully owers!Wikiedi inors tht “Erysiu (wllower)is  genus o owering lnts in the botnicl ily Brssiccee, tht includes bout 180 secies, bothoulr grden lnts nd ny wild ors.” Tey re ncient nd enjoy enduring oulrity roundthe world or their rgrnce nd rnge o colour.Alonte visul rtist Lind Hilton ets,brethes, drws, ints, rrnges, cultivtes ndthoroughly enjoys owering nd other lnts. Tisssion is her use nd inors uch o her rt,ro nely wrought en nd ink botnicl linedrwings to sectculr, cheerul, over-sized orlwll scultures. She lso cretes wonderul erowers nd rrnges the into beutiul bouquetsor every occsion. In  clite like ours, it’s relly esy to justiy n investent in  gorgeous orlbouquet tht reins cheerul nd vivid or  long,long tie.Although Hilton reers to crete relisticrther thn bstrct rt, she loves to exerientwith structure nd texture nd negtive sce.Recently she hs begun to crete intings in ennd ink nd wtercolour tht eture cut-outs. In beutiul cture o  orning glory vine, shehs lyered eleents o her originl inting in collge to chieve  three-diensionl sculturleect. By cutting out the vines in the oregroundnd ounting the on  second lyer inted withshdows, the vines er to ot bove the bck-ground, csting dditionl shdows tht chnge sthe light in the roo chnges.In nother inting, insired by  hoto tkent sunset in Sin, Lind contrsted the ono-
by Sally Hansen
   A  r   t …   a  n   d   S  o  u   l
106 Wilson St. WestPerth, Ontario613.267.5409
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Mon-Thurs 8am-8pmFriday 8am-9pmSat 8am-6pm & Sun 9am-6pm
Linda Hamilton —
Exhibitionist Wallfowers
chrotic silhouettes o interleved grsseswith negtive sces hued in ny subtle shdesrnging ro inks to greens. he lovely ndslightly bstrct eect is suggestive o  stinedglss window.For  ore orl note, her blck nd white enbotnicl drwings o subjects like rhubrb levesnd jsine owers revel her love o detil ndher intite knowledge o her subjects.
Nature Plus Nurture
It took e  oent to recognize the signicnceo Hilton’s “LVOH” signture on her works,until I reclled tht she is the dughter o Frncnd Sylvi vn Oort. Frnc’s reuttion s  su-erb rtist nd rintker is widely known, butI hdn’t known tht Lind’s other hs her ownwebsite too. At <sylvislntlce.c> you willdiscover where Lind develoed her love o lntsnd owers, s  heler in her other’s cres o nnul nd erennil owers nd ood lnts.Lind hs been cring or nd rrnging reshnd dried owers or  decde. During university Lind lso worked t historic useus nd stillenjoys working t the Billings Estte in Ottw.Lind vn Oort ws born in Hollnd ndoved with her rents to Brooke Vlley, nerPerth, when she ws six yers old. She coleted degree in Visul Arts t York University, whereshe et S Hilton who ws studying design(see our Aril 2012 issue). When the coule strt-ed thinking bout strting  ily, they cquiredtheir current hoe in Alonte. Tey both consid-er theselves very lucky to be rt o this riendly nd rts-lovingcounity.Lind esecilly recites the suortive environent inwhich she ws rised. She is the rst rtist I hve interviewed whohs conded tht her ily would hve been concerned i she hdnot wnted to be n rtist. Her ther’s ther ws n rtist, nd shecounts  oliticl crtoonist nd n oer singer ong her ore-bers. With her roots rly lnted in rt nd owers, her rtistry truly stes ro  ortuitous conjunction o nture nd nurture.When the coule decided to shre renting duties six yersgo with the birth o their son Henry, both Lind nd S dejor djustents to their rt creers. In Lind’s cse, she begnscling down the size o her rojects, utting concerns such ssety o terils nd “interrutibility” t the to o her riori-ties. She strted creting sll owers out o er nd in 2009 shelunched her resence on the Etsy online crts rketlce. Fro<etsy.co/sho/lvohilton> you cn view her vrious “Sho Sec-tions” nd enjoy iges o her originl wtercolour intings nddrwings s well s her er owers. She conducts er owerworkshos t Te Hive in Cr <thehiveincr.co> nd by invit-tion to grous o ve or ore rticints.It will be interesting to see in wht new directions Lind’s rtisticinstincts will led her when her dughter Hzel enters  ull-dy rogr t school in the ll. LVOH’s recent blending o drwing,inting, cut-outs nd er sculture is roving to be  very usi-cious exerient, erhs evidence or the dge tht you shouldollow your hert to succeed.
Exhibitionist Wallowers
No tter how long it tkes sring to rech the Vlley this yer, you cn enjoy  orl est strting My 7. Lind Hilton’s beu-tiul wll rt will be on exhibit in the Corridor Gllery t the Al-onte Public Librry t 155 High Street (256–1037). On My 4ro 10am to 4pm she is rticiting in the Hndde HrvestCrt Show t the Alonte Ag Hll. She is reresented t the won-derul new Generl Fine Crt, Art nd Design sho t 63 MillStreet in Alonte, nd t Riverguild Fine Crts t 51 Gore StreetEst in Perth. Tis ll she will rticite or the ourth tie inthe Tnksgiving weekend Crown nd Pukin Studio our.
Contct Lind t 256–7238 or by eil t <lvohilton@gil.co> to schedule  visit to her Hoe Studio t 117 Min StreetEst in Alonte. Better yet, don’t be  wlllower — ke one!
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