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Our dance season opens with the return of a classic

Posted: Oct 9th, 2014 - 7:34PM
/ By:
Julie Fossitt
The Grand Theatre Presents season has been bringing internationally-renowned dance artists from across the globe for more than six seasons. It has been exciting to see some of Canada's most bright choreographers and their companies - Kidd Pivot, Compagnie Coleman/Lemieux, RUBBERBANDance and Toronto Dance Theatre come to mind, as well as some artists making their Kingston debuts like Aszure Barton...

The Jim Cuddy Band

Posted: Oct 8th, 2014 - 4:12PM
/ By:
Kat Evans
The Jim Cuddy Band visits the Grand Theatre on Saturday, October 18! Enter now for your chance to win! As a founding member of Blue Rodeo, Jim Cuddy has been at the centre of Canadian music since 1985. His third solo album, Skyscraper Soul, was the by-product of a collaborative venture Cuddy engaged in with his wife, Rena. In the spring of 2010, and at the end of an extensive Blue Rodeo tour, he...

Oliver Jones

Posted: Oct 2nd, 2014 - 6:45PM
/ By:
Kat Evans
Catch Oliver Jones Saturday, October 4 at the Grand Theatre Kingston! Oliver Jones' diverse musical training has served him well throughout a career spanning more than six decades. Daisy Peterson Sweeney (Oscar Peterson's sister) was Jones' fist piano teacher and continued to give Oliver lesssons for more than a decade. By the age of five, Jones was performing publically and at age nine he had...

International Marquee with Wally Lamb

Posted: Sep 22nd, 2014 - 2:23PM
/ By:
Kat Evans
Wednesday night is the opening night of Kingston WritersFest! The International Marquee, taking place at the Grand Theatre, features bestselling author Wally Lamb (We are Water, I Know This Much Is True, She's Come Undone) in conversation with the CBC's Michael Enright in what promises to be a lively conversation about the writing life and real life. "I write fiction," says Lamb, "so that I can...

Daves I Know!

Posted: Sep 15th, 2014 - 5:51PM
/ By:
Kat Evans
Enter our contest now and tag a Dave you know in your entry and you and that Dave can both win a pair of tickets to see Bruce McCulloch at the Grand Theatre Kingston on Friday, October 24. Is there a better way to celebrate the Daves you know? We don't think so! These are the Daves I know I know. These are the Daves I know. a Rafflecopter giveaway

The Official Blues Brothers Revue

Posted: Sep 8th, 2014 - 7:52PM
/ By:
Kat Evans
There have been many imitators, but there is only one duo on planet Earth sanctioned by Dan Aykyroyd and Judith Belushi to don the official hat and sunglasses and walk in the legendary footsteps of Jake and Elwood Blues. Here's your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show on Thursday, October 16! Tell us who you'd like to bring with you or share this contest on social media for your chance to...

Bigger than Life

Posted: Sep 4th, 2014 - 5:24PM
Three questions with John Reno from the Jim Croce Tribute October 2, 7:30 pm How did you first become interested in Jim Croce? Growing up in New Orleans, I was exposed to a myriad of musical genres, however, I always seemed to gravitate to the acoustic, singer-songwriters of the late sixties and early seventies. I began playing the guitar when I was twelve years old and I would spend hours...

You're the best!

Posted: Aug 28th, 2014 - 7:47PM
/ By:
Kat Evans
Thank you Kingston! Our single ticket sales began on Monday at noon and your response was phonomenal. After record breaking subscription sales, we thought our single ticket sales might be a little soft, but we were wrong! This week's sales have been some of the best we've ever seen. A great deal of love and hard work has gone into creating the 2014/15 Season. It's a season we're pretty excited...

Tickets on Sale

Posted: Aug 22nd, 2014 - 3:29PM
/ By:
Kat Evans
We've got coffee and candy at the ready for our box office staff on what promises to be the busiest day of the 2014-2015 Grand Theatre Presents Season! At noon on Monday, August 25 individual tickets go on sale for what is already the most successful season ever! Thanks to our subscribers, we have sold more ticket packages than we ever have before! To prepare for Monday, you can find the full...

The Wall: Once is Never Enough

Posted: Jul 18th, 2014 - 4:07PM
/ By:
Kat Evans
Pink Floyd’s The Wall every six months, like the rock gods intended. Not only will Classic Albums Live be performing the album in its entirety on our stage on February 6, but you can catch the film on the big screen as a part of the Screening Room’s Pop Life: A Summer Tour Through 80’s Rock Cinema series on August 2. What better way to bookend the autumn than with a summer and winter visit with...

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