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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...

Prepare to be Klezmerized!

Posted: Apr 8th, 2015 - 10:00AM
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Katie Stewart
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...

Bippity-Boppity-Ballet

Posted: Mar 27th, 2015 - 4:11PM
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Katie Stewart
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,...

John Lennon: The Day the Music Died

Posted: Feb 19th, 2015 - 3:35PM
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Julie Fossitt
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...

Dan Mangan is back on the road

Posted: Feb 3rd, 2015 - 3:38PM
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Julie Fossitt
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...

Jaymes White Presents: Paradox - Enter for your chance to win 1 of 3 pairs of tickets

Posted: Jan 13th, 2015 - 11:05PM
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Bob Giarda
  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,...

Holiday Box Office Hours

Posted: Dec 19th, 2014 - 5:05PM
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Box Office Closed Dec 25 to Jan 1
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. Grand Theatre Gift Certificates are the perfect gift.  Buy and redeem online anytime.

Bands on the Run Tour - Spotlight On Doc Walker - Enter To Win 2 Tickets

Posted: Nov 3rd, 2014 - 6:50PM
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Bob Giarda
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...

Our dance season opens with the return of a classic

Posted: Oct 9th, 2014 - 7:34PM
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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...

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