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Live by the Falls presents Honeymoon Suite

Live by the Falls presents Honeymoon Suite on Tuesday, April 9th, at 7:30 p.m. at Scotiabank Convention Centre.

A Canadian hard rock band formed in 1981 in Niagara Falls, their name is a nod to the unofficial honeymoon capital of the world. The opening act will see local rockers Revive the Rose take the Fallsview Theater stage.

Tickets for this Live by the Falls show start at $32 (plus taxes and fees) and are available now.

More information is available at www.fallsconventions.com or 905-357-6222.

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BACK TO THE GARDEN, Fundraising Auction

Be transported to a night of love, peace, ART, silent and live auctions, door prizes, gourmet treats, cash bar, music from the Woodstock era, and much more.
The Grimsby Public Art Gallery’s annual fundraising auction supports exhibitions and educational programs.

Friday March 29th, 7-9 pm, join us for the FREE Auction Preview and Artists’ Reception. Silent auction bids can be placed at this time.
Saturday March 30th, doors open at 7 pm, the silent auction is open until 8:30 pm, before the live auction starts at 9 pm.

Throughout the event guests will groove to the colours and sounds of the Woodstock Music and Art Festival – Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of this seminal event!

“With a little help from our friends” … we can make this fundraiser historic!
TICKETS are on sale now! Only $35 includes one drink. Phone or email the Gallery or visit in person to reserve yours!  gpag@grimsby.ca   905-945-3246

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Jesse Cook

Jesse Cook, Sun Mar 24, 8pm, $80/85

The Juno winning Canadian guitarist, known for his masterful fusion of world music styles, has travelled the globe looking for sounds that resonate with him. He’s released ten genre-defying albums, garnering eleven Juno nominations – and one win, in 2001 for “Free Fall” – in the World Music and Instrumental categories. On his new album, Beyond Borders, he continues his journey, playing music without any cultural or geographical boundaries.  www.jessecook.com  Presented by Meaford Hall

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Beauty & the Beast DuffleBag Theatre

Beauty & the Beast DuffleBag Theatre, Wed Mar 13, 2pm, $20 adults/10 kids

DuffleBag Theatre brings the classic fairy-tale of Beauty and the Beast to life in their fun-filled fashion using audience members as the stars! When an egotistical, arrogant prince unkindly turns away an old woman from his castle door on a dark and stormy night, he is taught a lesson in caring more for others than for himself. Transformed into the Beast, he only begins to change his ways when he encounters Beauty, a daring young girl from the nearby village, who stumbles across his castle. DuffleBag Theatre is represented by Prologue to the Performing Arts, a charitable organization dedicated to bringing the performing arts to young people.  Presented by Meaford Hall.  Length: 50 min plus Q&A

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Only the Lonely: A Tribute to Roy Orbison

Only the Lonely: A Tribute to Roy Orbison, Sat Mar 9, 8pm $35

Only the Lonely features operatic tenor Elton Lammie.  As a country singer, Elton has won dozens of talent competitions in Canada and the USA. Roy Orbison had one of the most unique, powerful and cherished voices in recorded music history and Elton is one of very few Roy tribute artists in the world that sings the songs in the original keys. He has taken this music all over Canada and the USA and even to other countries including England, Scotland, Japan and Italy. He will be covering all the Roy Orbison hits including Only the Lonely; Pretty Woman; and I’m Hurting.   https://youtu.be/D_6DFhklIEI  Presented by Meaford Hall

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From Opera to Broadway

From Opera to Broadway, Sat Mar 2, 8pm $52

Featuring Collingwood tenor Craig Ashton and his friends from the Canadian Opera Company, this talented quartet of singers return to Meaford Hall, performing some of the world’s most loved opera and musical theatre selections. Soprano Teresa van der Hoeven, mezzo-soprano Katie Knapp, baritone Jan Vaculik and pianist Susan Black join Craig to perform music from Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Verdi’s La Traviata, Bizet’s Carmen and The Pearl Fishers, Puccini’s Turandot, and many more musical gems. A delightful evening not to be missed. Presented by Meaford Hall and Craig Ashton

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Donovan Woods and the Opposition

Donovan Woods and the Opposition, Fri Mar 1 8pm     $41/52

Donovan Woods’ new album is a study in contrasts, as one would expect from its name: Both Ways.  That push-and-pull, especially in relationships, has long been Woods’ stock in trade. As the lead track of Both Ways, “Good Lover” unfolds with acoustic instruments and Woods’ quietly compelling delivery –not what a listener might expect from the title alone. That masterful perspective has led to nominations for the Polaris Prize and the Juno Awards. In addition, his single “What Kind of Love Is That?” climbed to No. 1 on the CBC Top 20 Chart, while his catalog has accrued nearly 45 million streams. Presented by Inside the Music

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Gowan, Sat Feb 23, 8pm   $73/65

Gowan is a Canadian rock icon with a career spanning decades as a solo performer and the lead singer of the Styx since 1999. Known for his captivating onstage performances, Gowan has his own catalogue of hits including A Criminal Mind, (You’re A) Strange Animal and Moonlight Desires. www.gowan.org Presented by Meaford Hall

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Wet and Wild Art Show and Sale

Add colourful weatherproof fine art to your outdoor space.  Paintings for your deck, patio or garden.

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Robert Bateman Returns to The Gallery Upstairs

This photo of Hedi Nowak, owner of The Gallery Upstairs, and world-famous artist Robert Bateman, was taken by Mike Davis on Bateman’s last visit to the gallery at 3 Mill St. in Milton. This Friday, Oct. 26, between 4 pm and 9 pm, you can meet Bateman at the gallery as he returns to meet
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