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Grand Theatre suspends all shows in Regina Rosen Auditorium

The City of Kingston is suspending all shows at The Grand Theatre’s Regina Rosen Auditorium effective immediately as of Friday, Mar. 13, 2020. “This is based on the recommendation today by Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health to immediately suspend all large events and public gatherings of more than 250

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Theatre Review – Peggy’s Song

Jim Garrard’s Peggy’s Song premieres at the Baby Grand on Thursday, Jan. 23 and runs until Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. I had the privilege to sit in on a dress rehearsal of the play, and I was astounded by the level of emotion brought to the stage by actors Lisa

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Pewter ornament collection to go on sale beginning next week

It wouldn’t be the holidays in Kingston without the release of the Downtown Kingston Business Improvement Area (BIA)’s pewter ornament collection… At least, not for the past 26 years. Each year since 1993, the Downtown Kingston BIA has released a collection of collectible pewter ornaments, each ornament depicting a well-known

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America’s Got Talent semi-finalist brings impressions and comedy to The Grand

Greg Morton has been in the comedy business for about 35 years, but after making it to the semi-finals on the most recent season of America’s Got Talent, his career has taken a huge step forward. “Since America’s Got Talent, I’ve been doing a lot of auditions,” said Morton. “Two

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Non-profit music venue launches fundraiser CD

The Embassy Live Music Cafe is a unique and cherished music venue in downtown Kingston, and this Saturday, they’re launching a compilation CD as a fundraiser for the non-profit venue. “The idea actually came from (Westport-based musician) Shawn McCullough,” said Travis Blackmore, founder and chair of Lionhearts Inc., the food

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Spotlight YGK: July 19 edition

There’s no shortage of things to do in and around Kingston, especially if you’re a music lover! Here’s a look at some of the big events happening in August (so you can plan ahead), and some of what you can take in as early as this weekend.Feelin’ hot, hot, hot!

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Live theatre takes over downtown Kingston

Get ready for theatrical performances to bring a new energy into the downtown core with shows happening in storefronts, parks, theatres… and some not-so-common performance locations. Two different downtown theatre festivals will be starting this week: the Kick and Push Festival and the Storefront Fringe Festival will both be launching

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Great Russian Ballet brings Giselle to the Grand Theatre

One of the most beloved ballet classics of all time is coming to a Kingston stage this week, and is not to be missed by ballet or dance fans alike. A dynamic love story and one of the most popular ballet productions of all time, Giselle takes audiences on a

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Straight: A bold and funny look at the ‘pretense of acceptance’

In a play that takes a deep look at sexual identity, acceptance, and loyalty, but only has three characters, how interesting can it be? In a word: very. The acclaimed off-Broadway hit Straight, written by Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola and originally directed by Andy Sandberg of Saturday Night Live

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Kingston Symphony presents ‘Carnival of the Dinosaurs’

As the Kingston Symphony continues its Symphony Education Partnership, bringing fun and dynamic orchestral concerts to thousands of area students, this year, they’re inviting the public to join in, too. Next week, the Kingston Symphony will welcome over 2,500 grade 4 students to the Grand Theatre as part of the

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An afternoon with Gerry Dee

The sold-out event of the final day of the Kingston Canadian Film Festival was the Gerry Dee event at the Grand Theatre on Sunday, Mar. 3, 2019. Commencing right at 3:00 p.m., Reid from 98.3 FLY FM introduced the event, which began with an episode of Gerry’s CBC show Mr.

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Canadian Shorts: Fine, Refined, and Redefined

  Sunday morning brought me back to the Baby Grand for the Kingston Canadian Film Festival and the showing of the Canadian Shorts: Fine, Refined, & Redefined. In the line up were eight films with wide ranging topics. Duck Duck Goose focused on the personal moments that teachers and students

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