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Port Colborne Public Library holds free concert

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Port Colborne Public Library holds free concert

It was supposed to be an outdoor concert, but, Mother Nature wasn’t cooperating.  Armstrong Funeral Home had very generously donated a tent for the event but due to the extreme weather, it was decided to be moved indoors. Popular children’s entertainer Dan the Music Man thrilled about three dozen children at the Port Colborne Public Library […]

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Local artists gain exposure with Summer Studio Tour

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Local artists gain exposure with Summer Studio Tour

This past weekend several local artists opened up their studios to allow a glimpse into their life, a chance to see artworks in the making, part of the South Niagara Artists Summer Studio Tour 2015. The self-guided studio tour stretches out along the South Niagara Coastline, featuring 15 artists from Fort Erie, through Ridgeway-Crystal Beach […]

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World beat heard in Welland

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World beat heard in Welland

The Merritt Park Ampitheatre in Welland was grooving Friday night for Concerts on the Canal World Beat Music Night. The crowd was treated to traditional Ecuadorian roots music by The Imbayakunas then the stage was a set for a celebration of the music of Bob Marley by Juno Award winner Lazarius J. Finn, aka Lazo. […]

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Made in Welland night at Concerts on the Canal

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Made in Welland night at Concerts on the Canal

It was Made in Welland night at the Concerts on the Canal series Friday night. Local talent was the highlight as the performers such as Red Line, Sarah Boulton, Donny Yonder, Little Bag of Hats, The Mandeville, The Guv’ner Generals and Street Pharmacy took the stage. The next in the Concerts on the Canal is […]

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New Brock Chancellor: First Nations filmmaker Shirley Cheechoo

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New Brock Chancellor: First Nations filmmaker Shirley Cheechoo

Brock University announced in a press release Thursday that Shirely Cheechoo, award winning Canadian actress, playwright and filmmaker has been named as the next Chancellor of Brock University. “Cheechoo accepted the invitation after her nomination was unanimously endorsed by Brock’s Senate and Board of Trustees,” Brock University President Jack Lightstone said. “She will be installed […]

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Sands Trio wows the crowd at Concerts on the Canal

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Sands Trio wows the crowd at Concerts on the Canal

The Sands Trio, North America’s premiere tribute to the Rat Pack, had the crowd in the palm of their hand Friday night at the Merritt Park Ampitheatre in Welland. John Morello (Dean Martin), George St. Kitts (Sammy Davis Jr.) and Christopher Plock (Frank Sinatra) entertained with old classics and the comedy interactions the famous trio […]

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