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Canadian Author Series hosting Giller Prize finalist Zoe Whittall

Canadian Author Series hosting Giller Prize finalist Zoe Whittall

The next author to take the stage at Roselawn Centre for the Arts in Port Colborne is the 2016 Giller Prize finalist Zoe Whittall. She will be showcasing her new book The Best Kind of People Thursday March 30 at the popular author series. A press release from the Canadian Author Series said “Whittall’s contemporary, […]

Niagara Jazz Festival wins Best New Festival in Ontario Award

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Niagara Jazz Festival wins Best New Festival in Ontario Award

At the March 2017 conference of Festival and Events Ontario, TD Niagara Jazz Festival was awarded the Best New Festival in Ontario Award for organizations with budgets of $100,000 to $500,000. Festival co-creators Juliet Dunn and Peter Shea proudly accepted the award handed out by the provincial association that recognizes industry festival and events leaders […]

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Author Craig Davidson comes to Port Colborne Thursday

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Author Craig Davidson comes to Port Colborne Thursday

The Canadian Authors Series continues on February 23rd with Craig Davidson presenting Precious Cargo, a heartfelt, funny and surprising memoir about one year spent driving a bus full of children with special needs. With his last novel, Cataract City, Davidson was nominated for the Giller Prize and established himself as one of Canada’s most talented […]

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PCOS production of My Fair Lady opens this weekend

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PCOS production of My Fair Lady opens this weekend

“The task of directing a show of this caliber is exciting,” said Iraina Neufeld, director for this years production of the Port Colborne Operatic Society’s My Fair Lady. “This is a really great cast and incredibly talented.” My Fair Lady is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s ‘Pypmalion’ with book and lyrics by Alan […]

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Brock film series brings Oscar-nominated films to Niagara

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Brock film series brings Oscar-nominated films to Niagara

Brock University press release – Some of the most critically acclaimed films of 2016 are coming to Niagara through the Brock University Film Series. With the Oscars just around the corner, there has been plenty of buzz about the recently nominated films, and one of the frontrunners stealing the spotlight is Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight. Jenkins, […]

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Canadian Sport Film Festival coming to Brock

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Canadian Sport Film Festival coming to Brock

Brock University press release – Brock University is bringing a film festival dedicated to promoting the physical and social benefits of sport to Niagara. Brock’s Faculty of Applied Health Sciences is partnering with the Canadian Sport Film Festival (CSFF) to screen four films in Niagara in March. The CSFF at Brock will take place March […]

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