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Kingston Culture Days - Limestone Hands in the spotlight

Posted: Sep 10th, 2013 - 4:29PM
/ By:
Julie Fossitt
Kingston gets ready for a love affair with culture! From filmmaking (on a cell phone!) to a unique take on storytelling through the use of American Sign Language, to a wide range of visual and performing arts, history and heritage, Culture Days will sweep across the Limestone City September 27-29. Thanks to our roving culture correspondent Tricia Knowles, the Grand Theatre is proud to feature a...

Monday August 26 at Noon

Posted: Aug 21st, 2013 - 4:20PM
/ By:
Stephanie Earp
At noon on Monday August 26, regular tickets for all the great shows in the 2013/14 Grand Theatre Presents season go on sale. Both online and at the box office, you cna now buy tickets for any show without a subscription. Browse the season now and make your pics. See you at the Grand!

WIN 2 tickets to “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

Posted: Aug 15th, 2013 - 8:59PM
The 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE A HILARIOUS MUSICAL COMEDY August 2 – 31, 2013Springer Theatre Thousand Islands Playhouse “It seems, we’re living out our dreams…” Conceived by Rebecca Feldman with music and lyrics by William FinnBook by Rachel Sheinkin and additional material by Jay Reiss WE'RE GIVING AWAY 2 TICKETS TO THIS HILARIOUS SHOW CONGRATULATIONS TO SHELBY ARNOLD, WINNER OF...

Share your picks to win!

Posted: Jul 31st, 2013 - 3:28PM
The Grand Theatre Presents 13-14 packages are now on sale and the staff are excited to share their top picks with you. Do you know that if you pick 4 or more shows throughout the season you receive some amazing benefits: - First pick of the best seats- Advance notice of added shows throughout the year- Up to 15% off regular ticket prices Share your favourite four shows from the season and you...

Grand Theatre Presents Rock in the Square

Posted: Jun 24th, 2013 - 12:07PM
/ By:
Julie Fossitt
Grand Theatre Presents Rock in the Square The Grand Theatre is proud to present three free public performances on Friday nights throughout the summer. As part of the City of Kingston and Downtown Kingston’s initiatives to animate Springer Market Square for both visitors and residents, the Grand Theatre Presents the following free shows: Friday, July 19, 8pm, Springer Market Square – Classic...

Just Announced

Posted: May 30th, 2013 - 3:15AM
To see all the shows in the 2013/14 Grand Theare Presents Season, click here. To find out how to subscribe, click here.

Bboyizm in residence

Posted: May 25th, 2013 - 2:57PM
/ By:
Kevin Chen
Thanks to Kevin Chen for writing this blog post about his experience with Crazy Smooth and Meli-mel from BBoyizm as part of a creative residency presented by the Grand Theatre this week. Bboyiam presented two workshops at LCVI, two choregraphic workshops with young dancers from the community, and spent this week in residence at the Baby Grand developing a new work for future performance. Thanks...

Kind of Blue is kind of cool

Posted: May 21st, 2013 - 1:03PM
/ By:
Tricia Knowles
Embodying all that is cool Miles Davis said, “Cool is what’s happening next, it’s a kaleidoscope encompassing past, present and future. This timeless quality, when it applies to music, allows minimalist debate – with few exceptions, that which has been cool will always be cool.” Italian-Canadian trumpeter and bandleader Ron Di Lauro is familiar with the Miles Davis archetype of cool. Di Lauro, an...

The road to becoming legendary

Posted: May 15th, 2013 - 7:03PM
/ By:
Tricia Knowles
/ In: music, Quebec
Weave together a four piece brass ensemble, a piano and an upright bass with a traditional Québécois folk band and you have the unique and powerful sound which will open this year’s Empire Life Kingston Jazz Festival. In association with Festival de la Francophonie La Bottine Souriante offers one of the most original sounds to grace the Grand Theatre stage during Jazz Fest, with a fusion of...

I am a fan of jazz!

Posted: May 9th, 2013 - 6:52PM
/ By:
Terri-Lynn Brennan
I am a fan of Jazz!!! The diverse and eclectic nature of jazz draws me in and wipes away the stresses of rush hour traffic, overdue reports, and the speed of modern urban life. No tune is played the same twice, and because of that inconsistency, the music evolves and is reborn through the artist who is tooting that horn, tapping those keys, plucking those strings or fanning that snare. For these...

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