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Glory at Drayton Festival Theatre The inspirational and incredible true story of Ontario’s Preston Rivulettes women’s hockey team comes to life on stage in this new Canadian play that proves a woman's place is on home ice. In 1933, four friends set out to show the nation that Canada’s favourite pastime isn’t just a sport for men. As they fight through The Great Depression, prejudice, and personal strife, can these determined women overcome the odds and forge their own path to glory? Featuring electrifying swing dance choreography inspired by the jazz age, Glory captures all the thrills, exhilaration, and tension of a great hockey game while celebrating female empowerment. Don’t miss the unique theatrical experience that will fill your heart with pride as a scrappy team of upstarts pioneer a new path in the world of sport. Go Rivulettes! Recommended for ages 12 and up.
Event Date 07-10-2019
Individual Price Regular Performance $48.00 + HST = $54.24; Discount Dates $39.00 + HST = $44.07; 20 & Under $29.00 + HST = $32.77; Groups (20+) $39.00 + HST = $44.07 Toll Free: 1-855-drayton (372-9866)
Categories Theatre,Dance,Music,Performance
Grease at Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge Grease is the word as the hit Broadway phenomenon that inspired one of the most successful movie musicals of all time hits the stage. Get out your leather jackets, pull on your bobby socks, and get ready to hand jive as the slick T-Birds and sassy Pink Ladies enter their senior year at Rydell High in 1959. Over the summer, popular tough guy Danny Zuko has a secret romance with sweet new girl Sandy Dumbrowski. But now that they are back to school and confronted with cliques and peer pressure, will their summer dreams be ripped at the seams? Featuring unforgettable mega-hit songs like “Summer Nights,” “Greased Lightnin’,” “Beauty School Dropout,” “We Go Together,” and many more, Grease is an “electrifyin’” musical extravaganza that will make you want to stand up and shout, “A-wop-bop-a-loo-bop A-wop-bam-boom!” Recommended for ages 10 and up.
Event Date 07-10-2019
Individual Price Regular Performance $48.00 + HST = $54.24; Discount Dates $39.00 + HST = $44.07; 20 & Under $29.00 + HST = $32.77; Groups (20+) $39.00 + HST = $44.07 Toll Free: 1-855-drayton (372-9866)
Categories Theatre,Dance,Music,Performance
The Drayton Entertainment Production of Disney's Newsies Stop the presses! Disney’s Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical phenomenon is ready to give audiences something to believe in. They sold the newspapers … until they made the headlines. Based on the beloved 1992 Disney movie inspired by a true story, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, the charismatic leader of a band of teenaged newsboys in New York City at the turn-of-the century. When Joseph Pulitzer and the titans of publishing raise distribution prices, Jack rallies the “newsies” from across the city to rise up and strike against the unfair conditions. With the help of smart and savvy reporter Katherine Plumber, all of New York City soon recognizes the power of young people. Packed with spectacular dancing and a sensational score by Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid) including the hit songs “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is an uplifting Broadway blockbuster with a timeless message that inspires everyone to fight for what's right and seize the day. Recommended for ages 10 and up.
Event Date 07-18-2019
Individual Price Regular Performance $48.00 + HST = $54.24; Discount Dates $39.00 + HST = $44.07; 20 & Under $29.00 + HST = $32.77; Groups (20+) $39.00 + HST = $44.07 Toll Free: 1-855-drayton (372-9866)
Categories Theatre,Children and Families,Dance,Music,Performance

PipeDown! Presents: Jon Corbin wsg Jubilee

7:30 pm

Join us for a night of hip-hop and spoken word. 
July 18th, 2019 
Doors: 7:30 PM
Show: 8:00 PM
$10/PWYC.

Jon Corbin 

Jon Corbin is a Canadian hip-hop artist, spoken word poet, speaker, band leader, writer and DJ based in Milton, ON. Since 2001, first under the name The Runaway, Jon has blessed stages big and small with lyrical themes of faith, love, family, social justice, and personal growth.

Corbin is a veteran artist who has quietly carved a niche in Canada’s hip-hop community, collaborating with multiple Polaris Music Prize nominee Shad, Juno Award winner Caroline Brooks of The Good Lovelies, and many other revered emcees on both sides of the border.

As a speaker, Corbin speaks passionately on topics of identity, race and racism, mental health and community connections. As a musician, Jon provides a dynamic show that stays true to the basic tenets of hip-hop: peace, love, unity, and having fun!

Jubliee 
Sheila "Jubilee" Brewster is a toronto-grown, kitchener based spoken word poet with credits performing on stages around the world as well as on the debut roster of poets featured on CBC's Poetic License. She is known for putting goosebumps into words, leaving listeners on the edge of their seats as she says things as simply as she knows how.

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Event Date 07-18-2019 7:30 pm
Individual Price $10.00
Categories Music,Performance
$10.00

The Guelph Arts Council & U of G School of Fine Arts & Music Present: the GEAMP's final exhibition, Treading Loudly - Opening Reception, July 19th, 7 - 9 pm.

Guelph Arts Council’s summer 2019 programming includes Treading Loudly, an exhibition at the Boarding House Gallery that presents a multi-media selection of artwork and musical performances by emerging artists working in and around Guelph. Opening on Friday, July 19 from 7-9 pm with a free, public reception, Treading Loudly continues until Wednesday, July 31.

Treading Loudly is a collaboration of participants in the Summer 2019 round of the Guelph Emerging Artist Mentorship Project, which is presented by Guelph Arts Council and the School of Fine Art and Music at the University of Guelph. The collaboration has provided emerging artists, musicians, and cultural managers with valuable opportunities to work creatively with each other and established arts professionals, and to promote their work and gain experience in curation, social media, marketing/publicity, graphic design, and more. Treading Loudly is curated by Project participants. The opening reception will feature a live performance by singer-songwriter Mikalyn Hay. A talk with the artists and a musical performance by Roscoe Fiction (Peter Spring) takes place at a closing reception on Tuesday, July 30 from 7-9 pm at the Boarding House Gallery.

Emerging artists participating in the Summer 2019 round include: Anne Munroe, Brendan Irving, Cindy Dochstader, Emily Reimer, Emmali Branton, Evangeline Mann, Jayne Keefe, Katelyn Bakos, Mikalyn Hay, Paige Bromby, and Peter Spring.

Read the full press release here.

Boarding House Gallery, July 18th, - 31st.

Special thanks to the RBC Emerging Artists Project.

Event Date 07-19-2019 7:00 pm
Individual PriceFree
Categories Art Exhibitions and Sales,Free or PWYC,Multi-Arts Event,Music,New Media,Visual Art
 
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