Posted: Apr 8th, 2015 - 10:00AM
A unique sound is on its way to the Grand Theatre. Often described as a “Jewish roots band”, The Klezmatics have revived a nearly forgotten art-form- Eastern European Jewish Music.
Emerging in New York's East Village, in 1986, the group's music evolved from the tradition of Yiddish-speaking Jewish immigrants and the music they customarily played at weddings, dances and parties. While rooted in...
Posted: Mar 27th, 2015 - 4:11PM
A fairy godmother, a glass slipper and evil stepsisters… the story of Cinderella has stood the test of time.
Rave reviews of Ballet Jörgen’ Cinderella have been sweeping the nation. With sold out performances, standing ovations and exciting pre and post-show discussions, Ballet Jörgen is bringing first-class ballet to The Grand Theatre on May 2,2015.
It’s a classic tale with an innovative,...
Posted: Feb 19th, 2015 - 3:35PM
Multi Grammy-nominated photographer, author and director Ethan Russell is the only photographer to have shot album covers for The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and The Who. A boy from California who wasn’t even really a photographer when he took his first pictures of Mick Jagger, Russell was one of the foremost rock photographers in the world a few years later.
I saw this show last year in Ottawa...
Posted: Feb 3rd, 2015 - 3:38PM
After a two year hiatus, an induction into fatherhood, and some time to regroup, two-time JUNO Award-winner Dan Mangan returns under a new moniker, Dan Mangan + Blacksmith. The new name encompasses the spirit of the project’s longstanding ensemble members joining the band from Vancouver’s experimental music community, Kenton Loewen, Gordon Grdina, John Walsh (and often Jesse Zubot, JP carter and...
Posted: Jan 13th, 2015 - 11:05PM
Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to join Ottawa-born mentalist Jaymes White at PARADOX, and see why people can’t stop talking about it. Paradox is an interactive theatrical performance that will leave you on the edge of your seat, pondering the true nature of reality. (BEST VIEWED IN FIREFOX)a Rafflecopter giveaway
Incorporating elements of psychology, magic, mind-reading,...
Posted: Dec 19th, 2014 - 5:05PM
Holiday Box Office Hours
Grand Theatre Box Office: Open 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. December 24. Closed December 25 through January 1 reopening at noon on Friday, Jan. 2.
Tickets for all shows can be purchased online 24 hours a day at http://www.kingstongrand.ca.
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Posted: Nov 17th, 2014 - 8:42PM
Danú-A Christmas Gathering Tuesday, December 2 7:30pm
In Irish mythology, Danu is a hypothetical mother goddess of the Tuatha Dé Danann (Old Irish: "The peoples of the goddess Danu"). Seen as an ancestral figure, she is associated with the land. It is from this myth that the traditional Irish music band, Danú, is named.
The founding members of Danú met in Waterford in Ireland in 1994, and...
Posted: Nov 3rd, 2014 - 6:50PM
Country trio Doc Walker had their origins in small-town Manitoba, Canada, where guitarists, vocalists, and songwriters Chris Thorsteinson, Dave Wasyliw, and Murray Pulver grew up together in Portage La Prairie. By the time Thorsteinson and Wasyliw were 14 years old (Pulver was three years older), they had already formed the group Freedom and were doing local gigs. In time the name morphed into...
Posted: Oct 9th, 2014 - 7:34PM
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...
Posted: Oct 8th, 2014 - 4:12PM
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...