Posted: Apr 17th, 2014 - 5:15PM
As the Performing Arts Manager for Cultural Services, I get the fortunate opportunity to attend many exceptional live performances, and in a few cases, I am able to bring those artists to Kingston to perform for our community. “TRACES” by 7 Fingers (Les 7 doigts de la main) is one such performance and it will be appearing at the Grand Theatre on April 30th at 7:30pm.
Founded in Montreal in 2002...
Posted: Mar 31st, 2014 - 7:37PM
My fraternity house at Florida State University wasn’t radically different than any other fraternity, sorority, or campus dorm room in the late 1970’s. Just like other residences and pubs at 11:30pm on Saturday nights, our keggers and disco would wind down and revelers would wind up in front of television sets to catch the irreverent antics by the cast of Saturday Night Live.
And the raunchiest...
Posted: Mar 18th, 2014 - 3:02PM
A Comedy Show Throwdown: Are You Stand-up or Improv?
Vote and you are entered to win 2 tickets to your choice of shows:
Jim Belushi & The Chicago Board of Comedy or Just for Laughs Live Hosted by Mike Macdonald.
If you are looking for a hilarious night out, then these two incredibly funny shows coming to the Grand Theatre are for you. The only question to ask is: which comedy style suits you...
Posted: Feb 14th, 2014 - 8:10PM
Comfortably Numb's 'The Complete Retrospective Show' is a must see performance that will give fans a unique experience to hear Pink Floyd songs performed live in concert as song concepts that even the most die-hard fan will enjoy! The intimate space of the Grand Theatre is the perfect place to experience a 70s live concert feel.
Comfortably Numb will present 'the hits' and some rare tracks as...
Posted: Feb 4th, 2014 - 4:25PM
Measha Brueggergosman peforms on our Regina Rosen stage on Friday February 28. Get your tickets today.
1. Her surname is a combination of her maiden name, Gosman, and her husband Markus' surname, Bruegger.
Measha says she had trouble deciding the order of the combined last names, either Brueggergosman or Gosmanbruegger. Eventually, Measha stated “I couldn’t see any other way. Gosmanbruegger is...
Posted: Jan 25th, 2014 - 9:35PM
Tonight's scheduled performance by Blackie and the Rodeo Kings is going ahead - please be cautious out there and get to the theatre safely!
Posted: Dec 20th, 2013 - 4:35PM
Have a safe and happy holiday! Our box office will be closed until Monday, January 6th at 12:00pm. Tickets are always available online at kingstongrand.ca. See you in 2014.
Posted: Dec 2nd, 2013 - 5:55PM
Tim Pearsall reviewed Colin James' show with Chris Caddell - and included some moody black & white shots of James on the iconic Grand Theatre stage. "I have seen Colin James in concert more than a dozen times, but this was the first time seeing him showcase his multiple hits in an intimate setting. I had my reservations about his "Up Close and Personal" tour but after only a few moments I...
Posted: Nov 18th, 2013 - 3:29PM
Kingstonians love their students! We welcome tens of thousands of them from St. Lawrence College, Queen's University and Royal Military College every year. That is why we created our Impact under 30 program. Supported by The Great Waterway, we offer anyone under the age of 30 the chance to see a long list of shows for half price. You can find out more about the program here.
Thanks to Naila,...
Posted: Nov 15th, 2013 - 2:05PM
36 years ago today, the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever was released, and went on to become the best-selling soundtrack of all time - until Whitney Houston's The Bodyguard surpassed it in the 90s.
The single Stayin' Alive became one of the Bee Gees most iconic songs - and the band had mixed feelings about it. On the one hand, the song made them incredibly famous, but on the other, it...