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Culture Days brings Faces of Welland

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Culture Days brings Faces of Welland

Artistic Communities across Canada will celebrate Culture Days September 25 to 27 through various events and artistic mediums. The Welland Community Wellness Complex will commemorate Welland’s local artist community on Saturday, September 26th between 10am and 2pm as the community comes together to create Faces of Welland. The patchwork art piece will allow participants to […]

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Curtain rises on Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts

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Curtain rises on Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts

It was a celebration years in the making. The venue was packed Friday as Brock University’s Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts officially celebrated its grand opening. The $45.5 million facility in downtown St. Catharines is the result of nearly a decade of hard work from hundreds of people, including artist and […]

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Legends night packed for final in concert series

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Legends night packed for final in concert series

Merritt Park Ampitheatre in Welland was packed Friday night as Tim ‘E’ and the Yes Men, The Ultimate Elvis Experience wrapped up the Concerts on the Canal Series. Legends Night is the sixth of the concert series that was put on by the Welland Downtown BIA and the North Welland BIA this summer. Record numbers […]

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Canadian Author Series line up 2015/16

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Canadian Author Series line up 2015/16

The Canadian Author Series opens Tuesday Sept. 8 at Roselawn Centre for the Arts in Port Colborne. “We are thrilled to welcome back Ann-Marie MacDonald, author, actor, playwright and host of CBC TV’s Doc Zone, on Tuesday, Sept. 8.  Fall on Your Knees and The Way The Crow Flies were massive literary hits, and her […]

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Artists and youth united by grant

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Artists and youth united by grant

Together with a grant from the Niagara Region, The City of Welland is bringing culture and collaboration together, according to a press release from the City of Welland. The press release stated: “The Niagara Investment in Culture Grant is making the Sustainable Public Art Revitalizing Community (SPARC) project possible with a $16,875 investment towards the […]

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Full house at Classic Rock Night

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Full house at Classic Rock Night

It was a full house at Concerts on the Canal Friday at the Merritt Park Ampitheatre in Welland. Practically Petty, a tribute to the music of Tom Petty warmed up the appreciative crowd. The stage was then set, as darkness settled in, for Fleetwood Nicks, a tribute to the music of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie […]

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