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NOTL actor transitions from theatre to TV, film

Former Shaw actor Gray Powell has a major supporting role as Paul in "Sort Of", a CBC sereis returning for its second season on November 15.

Celebration of Nations honours matriarchs

Firekeeper Brian Kon (Four32 Media) The theme for this week’s sixth annual Celebration of Nations, “Honouring our Matriarchs: Restoring the Balance,” is near and dear to the heart of artistic director Michele-Elise Burnett.

Shaw showcases aspiring young actors in second annual Monologue Derby

Travis Seetoo, actor and instructor for the Shaw Festival Niagara Region High School Monologue Derby, feels fortunate to have had a chance to work with the five young aspiring actors who participated in the two-week program.

Bravo Niagara! season begins with Miloš at Performing Arts Centre

Miloš opens Bravo Niagara! Festival's fall season of four shows on October 23 at the First Ontario Performing Arts Centre in St. Catharines.

Violinist Rosemary Siemens to play in NOTL

Students at White Dove Mennonite School, in a poor neighbourhood in Honduras, have seen their school flooded twice from recent hurricanes. Generation Rising is hoping to build a high school in the area now.

Shaw Festival receives $6 million investment for COVID recovery

An announcement of a $6 million investment in the Shaw Festival from FedDev Ontario, can go toward the 2022 season and beyond, and will have spin-off benefits for the town and the region. MP Chris Bittle of St.

Local brothers ready to release new hip hop album

Lucas and Adrian Rezza, 80 Empire, in their home studio. (Mike Balsom) Adrian and Lucas Rezza, release their new album Intermission this Friday night.

Music Niagara wraps up season this weekend

Heather Bambrick Music Niagara Festival’s 2022 season winds down this weekend with performances at St. Mark’s Anglican Church in Niagara-on-the-Lake on Friday and Saturday.
What do you see? Take a second look

What do you see? Take a second look

Look closely, and what do you see, in Sanctified, a painting by Lynne Gaetz. At the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre, the work of local artist Lynne Gaetz is being showcased in a solo exhibition this month.

‘Spectacular’ Hauber brothers to play at Bethany Sunday

Malcolm and Simon Hauber will play at Bethany Mennonite Church Sunday morning. (Photo supplied) Brothers Simon and Malcolm Hauber are bringing beautiful music to Bethany Mennonite Church this Sunday morning.