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St. Catharines welcomes special guests for Celebration of Nations weekend

St. Catharines welcomes special guests for Celebration of Nations weekend

St. Catharines is preparing to welcome guests from across Turtle Island this weekend for Celebration of Nations, a gathering of Indigenous arts, culture and tradition in downtown St. Catharines from Sept. 8 to 10. Hosted by the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre and Kakekalanicks Indigenous Arts & Consultancy, the three-day festival begins on Friday evening with the Procession […]

Local country artist releases first album

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Local country artist releases first album

For Dean Young, there is a lot of musical history in his family, so, it is was natural that he would find himself interested in music. Originally born and raised in Port Colborne, Young now resides in Fort Erie. “I was raised in a very musical family,” Young said. “My father Bazil and his brother […]

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Suzanne Rochon-Burnett’s contribution to indigenous arts honoured

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Suzanne Rochon-Burnett’s contribution to indigenous arts honoured

Brock University press release – Before Suzanne Rochon-Burnett passed away, she asked that her daughter Michele-Elise take over where she had left off. “She gave me instructions for her art,” said Michele-Elise Burnett. “She said, ‘you’ve been fortunate to see and know this art, but it will be your responsibility to continue to share the […]

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Moana leads off Welland’s 2017 ‘Big Movie Night’

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Moana leads off Welland’s 2017 ‘Big Movie Night’

The City of Welland is releasing its second annual Big Movie Night series on Saturday, August 26, 2017, with Disney’s animated film Moana. Initiated in 2016, shortly after the addition of City’s LED Big Screen at Civic Square, the Big Movie Night series offers free block buster movies and refreshments for families to enjoy. Big […]

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Joe Crawford’s Concerts in the Park help people in need

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Joe Crawford’s Concerts in the Park help people in need

Local entertainer Joe Crawford was anxious to get going Tuesday August 15/2017, the evening rain cleared just in time for him to do something he loves, sing for a crowd and help the community. This year, he is holding a series of three concerts in King George Park in Port Colborne to share some free […]

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Town of Pelham to host Indie Music Festival Saturday

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Town of Pelham to host Indie Music Festival Saturday

Fonthill’s Peace Park will swoon, sway, shimmy, and shake as the Town of Pelham hosts its first ever Indie Music Festival. Thanks in large part to the Niagara Investment in Culture program, this one-day event – on Saturday August 12, 2017, from 3-11 p.m. – celebrates original art and live music performances by local artists, […]

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