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A Cornerstone of History: The Doner Block
Vol. 12 No. 3
by Lori Nelson

Three corners of the intersection of Main Street and Second Street in Kenora are graced with some of the town’s finest examples of early architecture and construction.

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The Kenricia Hotel
Vol. 17 No. 3

This year, exactly 100 years from the date that the contract was awarded for the construction of the Tourist Hotel (as it was originally known), the historic Kenora landmark is being considered for heritage designation by the Kenora City Council. On the recommendation of the Municipal Heritage Committee, Heritage Kenora, Council has made known their intention to designate this fine building which represents for the community one of its earliest efforts in attracting tourists to the town. As well, the architecture of the building, while having undergone some changes over its 100-year history, is noted in being Northern Ontario┬╣s best example of a Beaux-Arts influenced hotel.

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GUYS AND GALS
Singing our Song Concert
May 2 and May 4
7:30pm
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MANY FACES of MENTAL ILLNESS
Exhibit Opening
May 8
7:00 pm
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THE BIG PICTURE
PRE-OWNED ART AUCTION
Art Call - We Want Your Art!
Last day for donations is May 11
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LOVE, LOSS and WHAT I WORE
Benefit Performance for
The Big Picture Campaign
Saturday, June 2 6:30 pm
Find Out How You Can support Kenora's New Art Centre while watching award winning theatre ...

In Our Temporary Exhibit Gallery

JOURNEYS WITH MY GRANDMOTHER
An art exhibit featuring the work of
Phyliss Burrell-Elyk
showing the traditional life of Anishinaabe women in the 1930s, 40s and 50s.
April 4 - May 3
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MANY FACES OF MENTAL ILLNESS
An art exhibit commemorating
Mental Health Week
May 8 - May 12
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