Reed Trudel, a budding violinist, poses with Timothy Chooi after a Music Niagara concert. (Nancy Smith)
Music Niagara Festival, culturally rich and relevant, appeals to a broad range of musical tastes. It wrapped up this weekend, after presenting international and Canadian performers, but its roots are in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
I attended 19 … [Read more...] about Music Niagara wraps up great 21st festival
Keri Cronin displays her book, Art for Animals, at a recent RiverBrink presentation. (Jennifer Chornley)
Art, animals, compassion and advocacy.
Keri Cronin, art historian and associate dean at Brock University, spoke of how these are connected at the Arts for Animals discussion held Saturday at the RiverBrink Art Museum in Queenston.
Last year, … [Read more...] about Art for animal advocacy at RiverBrink
Daniel Abadie will show his art at The Hare Wine Co. Aug. 23, 24 and 25. (Photo supplied)
Daniel Abadie has been both my barber and my friend for many years, during which time I have come to admire his many, varied artistic skills and talents.
Only recently, however, did I discover how extraordinarily well he paints. An upcoming exhibition … [Read more...] about Artist Daniel Abadie to exhibit paintings at local winery
Shaw Festival artistic director Tim Carroll (David Cooper)
Classic is the word for the Shaw Festival’s 2020 season.
“This is a season of classics across the board: classic musicals, classic comedies, classic dramas,” says artistic director Tim Carroll.
“Every single one features the brilliant writing which has always been at the centre of our … [Read more...] about Classic musicals, mystery and comedy in Shaw’s 2020 season
Jonathan Whittaker, Griffin Hewitt, Gabrielle Jones and Breton Lalama in Beside Myself, a Norm Foster play at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre until Aug. 17. (Photo supplied)
Actor Gabrielle Jones moves around a bit — from the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, where she lives, to Stratford for its festival, and to many small Ontario towns … [Read more...] about NOTL actor stars in Foster Festival’s Beside Myself
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