Entertainment

Crowds arrive to enjoy ribs cooked up by 5 international ribbers, at Ribfest and Music Fest in Innisfil, Ont. on Saturday June 24, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Innisfil's inaugural Ribfest rocks!

There was negative buzz on facebook over ICE Corp.'s plans to cancel Summerfest this year, and instead introduce Innisfil's first-ever Ribfest and Music Festival, at the Innisfil Recreation Complex.

Diane Mackie (MARK WANZEL/PHOTO)

'It's a great Canadian story'

Diane Mackie has difficulty thinking of herself as a writer, even though the results of her first creative endeavour will be staged this weekend in Cookstown.

Sixteen-year-old Jesse Lowell, who is pursuing a career in acting and modelling, will be available to speak to people interested in the business next Saturday at the Best Western Hotel in Barrie. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

‘He’s in his element’

A Barrie teen who is on his way to a television and big screen acting career, as well as fashion work, will be sharing his insights into the industries later this month.