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More than a decade of Crazy

Posted: Aug 31st, 2015 - 6:24PM
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Julie Fossitt
There is a reason why, under the leadership of Yvon "Crazy Smooth" Giglo, Bboyizm has made the triumphant transition from the pavement to the stage. For more than 10 years Bboyizm has been dancing to express, not to impress. This hip hop ensemble have been to the Grand Theatre several times, and have shared their love of dance with children and youth. Check out this video montage of their last...

Classic tunes from Canadian legends

Posted: Jul 31st, 2015 - 5:55PM
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Julie Fossitt
"The Canadian Songbook" celebrates Canadian music by some of the finest Kingston and area performers. Cliff Edwards, formerly of the hit pop group The Bells, is joined by Craig Jones, a talented singer, guitar and bass player. Also on the bill is Ken Hall whose keyboard playing talent is in constant demand and guitar virtuoso Dan Charbonneau who has performed with many of Canada's top artists....

Got a story you want to share? We want to hear it!

Posted: Jul 22nd, 2015 - 1:35PM
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Julie Fossitt
Do you remember the Elevator Man at S&R? Have you had a memorable breakfast at Morrison’s? Found the perfect record at Brian’s Record Option? Remember when Chez Piggy came to town?  Come share your tales about Downtown Kingston! The Tale of a Town - Canada is a national oral history project, collecting tales about downtowns and main streets across the country.  Tale of a Town is currently in...

New programming announced and a chance to win!

Posted: Jun 26th, 2015 - 3:16PM
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Julie Fossitt
The Kick & Push Festival is not just about innovative, accessible, uniquely Kingston theatre. It's also about sharing new experiences with young people and professional development for aspiring theatre professionals. The Festival team has just announced it's stellar line-up of world-class instructors for an impressive line-up of masterclasses throughout the Festival. The topics include:...

School Shows Just Announced!

Posted: Jun 23rd, 2015 - 7:14PM
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Sarah Withrow
Grand Theatre’s school shows connect students to curriculum The Grand Theatre is offering educators a line-up of seven school shows and enrichment opportunities to help students connect  to their curriculum in new ways. “If a picture is worth a thousand words, just think of the power of a live performance to quickly communicate ideas, awaken minds and deepen meaning,” says Colin Wiginton, the...

It's time for a Hometown Country Celebration!

Posted: Jun 9th, 2015 - 5:45PM
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Julie
June is a great month for live music in Kingston! The City of Kingston presents its first Rockin the Square on Friday, June 12 with PS I Love You and Hawksley Workman and the Skeleton Park Arts Festival kicks off the same day. The Grand Theatre is excited to be presented its first Hometown Country Celebration on Friday, June 19. Why not highlight the amazing talent in our backyard with the help...

The Wiggles - Rock & Roll Preschool

Posted: Jun 1st, 2015 - 7:30AM
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Bob Giarda
COMING TO THE GRAND THEATRE! The World’s Most Popular Children’s Entertainment Group on Tour to Support New CD & DVD  - Rock & Roll Preschool – and a New Season on Treehouse Following on the heels of their smash hit Australian tour of 145 sell-out shows with 100,000 tickets sold, the wildly popular children’s entertainment group, The Wiggles, will return to Canada this fall with their...

Grand Theatre Presents Unveils 2015/16 Season

Posted: May 20th, 2015 - 12:24AM
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Bob Giarda
The Grand Theatre Presents: Grease, Love and Big Bad Wolf Subscriptions are now on sale through the Grand box office or by phone 613-530-5030.  Click HERE to subscribe online. Our free annual season G Magazine is mailed to subscribers and is now also available at the Grand Theatre, 218 Princess Street or by requesting a free copy by post.  Season and performance details are also available online...

White Hot: Whitehorse

Posted: May 1st, 2015 - 10:30AM
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Katie Stewart
They’ve been nominated at the Juno Awards, gotten married, played in Massey Hall and now they’re touring Canada. Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland, a husband and wife duo, are the magic behind the hit folk-rock band Whitehorse.  Married in 2011, the pair put their successful solo careers on hold to work together and they haven’t looked back. Successfully releasing two albums and an EP, the pair...

Rick Mercer Live Performs SOLD OUT Show in Support of the John Howard Society of Kingston

Posted: Apr 20th, 2015 - 10:30AM
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Katie Stewart
Delta Kingston Waterfront Hotel/AquaTerra by Clark presents Rick Mercer Live, a fundraiser for the John Howard Society of Kingston, May 6th and May 7th, 2015. In A Nation Worth Ranting About, Rick Mercer chronicles, satirizes, and ultimately celebrates all that is great and irreverent about this country. Known as "Canada's Unofficial Opposition," Mercer is our most popular comic, a political...

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