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All About Georgette Fry

Posted: Apr 11th, 2016 - 1:08PM
/ By:
Charles Robertson
"I think you have to take what I do in context and look at the body of songs I play. What you see is a strong independent woman"- Georgette Fry   Watch Video of Upcoming Concert 1994 Juno nominee and veteran of the Canadian music scene, blues and jazz artist, Georgette Fry, has dedicated many hours of her 35-year career towards raising funds for and awareness of the needs of women and children...

initially youth / (un)conditionally dance

Posted: Apr 5th, 2016 - 3:21PM
 “initially/(un)conditionally is a modern, contemporary dance piece, but it’s not like what you would see on So You Think You Can Dance,” warns the show’s director and choreographer, Kay Kenney. Coming to the Baby Grand Theatre on May 1st as a part of the Juvenis Festival, this original dance piece will combine performance theatre and modern dance to explore how people build relationships and...

Queen's University Honours Holly Cole

Posted: Mar 24th, 2016 - 7:55PM
/ By:
Bob Giarda
The Incomparble Holly Cole is now Dr. Holly Cole At this very moment, Queen’s University is busy preparing for their 2016 spring convocation ceremony and festivities.  Flashback with us now to 2014, just two short years ago. It happened in Kingston on Friday, June 6, 2014, when Holly Cole shared the stage with a group of Queen’s University graduates at their spring convocation ceremony.  At that...

Canadian Dancer Returns Home with Internationally Renowned Hong Kong Ballet

Posted: Feb 29th, 2016 - 7:00AM
/ By:
Victoria Condlln
Standing strong on the toes of a talented group of dancers and choreographers, the Hong Kong Ballet has established itself as one of the premier ballet companies in Asia. Since 1979, the Hong Kong Ballet has evolved into a vibrant organization, and is becoming internationally recognized as a world-class institution. Coming to Kingston in March, this riveting and lively show features some locally...

“So what’s the deal with that?” “Did you ever notice …?”

Posted: Feb 9th, 2016 - 9:01PM
/ By:
Bob Giarda
On Broadway, My Fair Lady’s Professor Henry Higgins pondered, “Why can’t the English speak English?” Observational comedy asks or points out the most trivial things to find humour in what society accepts as normal or unconditionally accepted. Beloved comic icons like George Carlin, Lily Tomlin, Danny Bhoy and Jerry Seinfeld are just a few of the observational comedians who’ve shared everyday life...

Win a Raine Maida & Chantal Kreviazuk Meet and Greet

Posted: Jan 27th, 2016 - 7:09PM
Partners in life and now partners on the stage! Two beautiful voices will appear on stage Feb 11, just in time for an early Valentine's evening. Chantal has just released a new video for 'Into Me' - check it out here Enter here to win two tickets to the performance, dinner at Aqua Terra and a...

Feedback from our Grand Theatre Presents subscriber survey

Posted: Jan 13th, 2016 - 5:19PM
/ By:
Julie Fossitt
Our Grand Theatre Presents (GTP) season subscribers are those patrons who purchase four or more tickets to GTP performances. Our subscribers are an incredible resource and through their feedback they allow us to make the GTP experience better for all patrons. We would like to thank our subscribers for taking the time to fill out our recent subscriber survey. We would like to make some changes...

Inspired acoustic re-works!

Posted: Jan 7th, 2016 - 4:52PM
/ By:
Julie Fossitt
It's not just unplugged, it's a "re-telling of the songs acoustically". On the heels of a brand new album, La Difference: A History Unplugged, Canadian rockers 54-40 make a stop at Kingston's Grand Theatre as part of their tour on January 20. Check out Neil Osborne's most memorable Canadian performance moment courtesy of fyimusicnews. Want to see the show from the front row and get your own copy...

Happy Ukrainian Christmas! Enter to Win DakhaBrakha tickets!

Posted: Jan 7th, 2016 - 3:44PM
You can't help but be swept away by the unique sounds of DakhaBrakha. Check out this mini concert - I dare you not to tap your foot in time to this beat!!   a Rafflecopter giveaway

Want to see a 1973 Genesis concert?

Posted: Jan 4th, 2016 - 6:30PM
/ By:
Bob Giarda
“The Musical Box recreated, very accurately I must say, what Genesis was doing. I saw them in Bristol with my children so they could see what their father did back then” – Peter Gabriel The Musical Box The exclusive, authorized by Peter Gabriel Re-Creation of Genesis' Selling England by the Pound Date/Time: Friday, January 22, 2016  7:30p.m. So What Is It? In 1973, Genesis toured Europe and...