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Grand Theatre Presents Regular Tickets On Sale Now

Posted: Aug 15th, 2016 - 7:12PM
/ By:
Bob Giarda
Theatre announces regular tickets on sale to 40 shows  After finishing up a banner summer subscription sales period, the Grand Theatre opens its box office at noon today to offer all of its 2016-17 season of shows on sale.  The Grand Theatre continues to bring the best artists from across the globe to the heart of downtown Kingston. Some highlights from the upcoming Grand Theatre Presents season...

Canadian Dancer Returns Home with Internationally Renowned Hong Kong Ballet

Posted: Feb 29th, 2016 - 7:00AM
/ By:
Victoria Condlln
Standing strong on the toes of a talented group of dancers and choreographers, the Hong Kong Ballet has established itself as one of the premier ballet companies in Asia. Since 1979, the Hong Kong Ballet has evolved into a vibrant organization, and is becoming internationally recognized as a world-class institution. Coming to Kingston in March, this riveting and lively show features some locally...

Big Big update for Thursday, January 28

Posted: Jan 28th, 2016 - 7:14PM
/ By:
Julie Fossitt
Update for Thursday, January 28: Service excavations continue in the blocks of Princess Street between Montreal Street and Clergy Street, with underground electrical work taking place in these blocks as well. Service excavations between Montreal and Sydenham should be completed in the next two weeks. Excavation of the main sewer and water lines on Princess Street between Bagot Street and Montreal...

New programming announced and a chance to win!

Posted: Jun 26th, 2015 - 3:16PM
/ By:
Julie Fossitt
The Kick & Push Festival is not just about innovative, accessible, uniquely Kingston theatre. It's also about sharing new experiences with young people and professional development for aspiring theatre professionals. The Festival team has just announced it's stellar line-up of world-class instructors for an impressive line-up of masterclasses throughout the Festival. The topics include:...

Rick Mercer Live Performs SOLD OUT Show in Support of the John Howard Society of Kingston

Posted: Apr 20th, 2015 - 10:30AM
/ By:
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...

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...

Dinner and Dance Party Soundtracks - David Myles

Posted: Jun 16th, 2014 - 5:35PM
/ By:
Kat Evans
/ In: Kingston, music
Since his 2005 debut record, David Myles’ career has had a few impressive growth spurts. A regular on the winner’s podium at both the Nova Scotia Music Awards and the East Coast Music Awards, the Juno Award podium has begun to call on him as well. In 2013, his collaboration with Classified scored them both a Juno for the Rap Recording of the Year for “Inner Ninja” (the biggest-selling rap single...

Just announced!

Posted: May 22nd, 2014 - 12:01PM
/ By:
Kat Evans
/ In: Kingston, arts
Be in the know, be in the best seats! Today is the day! Grand Theatre Presents Subscriptions are on Sale NOW. Unlike in previous years, we’re changing things up a bit. Instead of us making your choices for you, we’re giving you the power to decide what your subscription looks like. Our Pick 4 or More subscriptions give you the freedom to build your own package – tailored to suit your needs...

Happy World Student Day!

Posted: Nov 18th, 2013 - 3:29PM
/ By:
Julie Fossitt
Kingstonians love their students! We welcome tens of thousands of them from St. Lawrence College, Queen's University and Royal Military College every year. That is why we created our Impact under 30 program. Supported by The Great Waterway, we offer anyone under the age of 30 the chance to see a long list of shows for half price. You can find out more about the program here. Thanks to Naila,...

Three Bills as the Bee Gees

Posted: Nov 15th, 2013 - 2:05PM
/ By:
Stephanie Earp
36 years ago today, the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever was released, and went on to become the best-selling soundtrack of all time - until Whitney Houston's The Bodyguard surpassed it in the 90s. The single Stayin' Alive became one of the Bee Gees most iconic songs - and the band had mixed feelings about it. On the one hand, the song made them incredibly famous, but on the other, it...