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Daves I Know!

Posted: Sep 15th, 2014 - 5:51PM
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Family Night at The Grand Theatre

Posted: Jul 3rd, 2014 - 4:43PM
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Kat Evans
At the Grand Theatre, there is nothing we enjoy more than seeing families together  – teenagers and parents finding common ground, grandparents and grandchildren both with saucer-sized eyes, family traditions and special occasion trips to the Grand Theatre with kids in their best theatre-going clothes! Each year, we program family-friendly shows sure to delight audiences of all ages and make...

High Valley

Posted: Jun 30th, 2014 - 5:58PM
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Kat Evans
Raised in the small, remote town of Blumenort, Alberta, brothers Brad and Curtis Rempel, have been playing Country music for as long as they can remember. In recent years, High Valley has become a hit in the Nashville music industry opening for Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, LeAnn Rimes, Reba McEntire, and Canada’s own Shania Twain. The music runs deep in the Rempel brothers. Brad co-wrote 10 of the...

Ethan Russell: The Best Seat In The House

Posted: Jun 27th, 2014 - 3:37PM
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Kat Evans
You may not know the name, but you know the images. The only photographer to have shot album covers for The Beatles, The Who, and The Rolling Stones, Ethan Russell is one of the most important photographers in the history of rock ’n’ roll. In 1968, Russell became the main photographer for The Rolling Stones, photographing Brian Jones’s final days with the band and the 1969 American Tour – called...

Culture Vulture

Posted: Jun 23rd, 2014 - 5:01PM
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Kat Evans
Sometimes when we engage with the arts that moment happens, that moment Emily Dickenson described as feeling “physically as if the top of my head were taken off.” We all know it. Some of us chase after it – always on the hunt for our next fix. From the audience, you can feel yourself leaving the rest of your life behind and embracing the best of humanity, the moments in our existence where the...

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