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Andrew Pyper to read from latest novel Thursday

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Andrew Pyper to read from latest novel Thursday

Author Andrew Pyper will talk about his latest novel Thursday night at Roselawn Centre for the Living Arts. According to the biography on his website, Pyper, born in Stratford, is the second to last author in the Canadian Author Series. His sixth novel, The Demonologist, won the 2014 International Thriller Writers Award for Best Hardcover […]

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Canalside Players returning to the stage

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Canalside Players returning to the stage

Canalside Players will be returning to the stage for its upcoming production of Last Of The Red Hot Lovers on Friday, May 1, at Welland Community Wellness Complex. The comedy, written by the award-winning American playwright, Neil Simon, is Canalside Players’ second-ever production, and the first of 2015. “Canalside Players is excited to raise the […]

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Jazz bands playing at In the Soil Arts Festival

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Jazz bands playing at In the Soil Arts Festival

Niagara Jazz Festival has partnered with In the Soil Arts Festival to bring live jazz to downtown St. Catharines with two shows back-to-back on Saturday. The shows will be held at Niagara Artists Centre, 354 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines with the first one running from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. with The Worst Pop […]

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Jazz festival headliner announced

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Jazz festival headliner announced

Regarded as one of the most entertaining musicians in Canada, famed jazz pianist Michael Kaeshammer will headline Niagara Jazz Festival’s 2015 Flagship event Friday, July 24 at Jackson-Triggs Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake.  In its second year, the festival runs July 23 to 26. The July 24 flagship event is presented as part of the Jackson-Triggs Summer Concert Series. […]

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Thorold movie fan wins Movie Fights

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Thorold movie fan wins Movie Fights

When movie fan Bryan Chambers saw his favourite YouTube channel, Screen Junkies, was holding a contest to see the taping of a show in person in Los Angeles, he jumped at the chance to enter. “The contest read something along the lines of, ‘Do you want to be on Movie Fights?’ So instantly I was […]

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Good and evil, crime and punishment

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Good and evil, crime and punishment

When bad things happen there is a natural human hunger for an explanation. “We really do want to know things, why things happen. Answers can bring reassurance that things are not your fault,” former CBC journalist and author Linden MacIntyre said Thursday night. The well-known Fifth Estate co-host was the winner of 10 Gemini Awards, […]

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