Lots going on province-wide!
Birthday celebrations, a new client case study and more. Read on and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter or find us on Facebook to stay absolutely up to date!
Happy 450th, Will!!
The Stratford Festival is celebrating William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with an enhanced line-up of productions four Shakespeare plays and one adaptation of Shakespeare are part of the 2014 season. It launched in Toronto with a grand celebration on Shakespeare’s birthday and continues throughout the season – click here for festival information (and 2-for-1 Tuesdays and Thursdays)!
Experience Perth through the Ages!
The Classic Theatre Festival is Ottawa Valley’s only professional theatre company, located in Perth, Ontario. “Perth through the Ages” is an interactive theatrical walking tour throughout Perth that will run four days a week (Wednesday to Saturday) between 11am and 12:30pm. It will take place in a series of venues both indoors (such as at the Matheson House Museum) as well as in significant outdoor locations of historical value. Visit www.classictheatre.ca for more information.
Markham, Music, May!
The Markham Contemporary Music Festival takes place May 15-21, 2014 with expanded venues and activities with contemporary jazz music, contemporary music from France and the United States and light classics added to the Festival’s core programming of contemporary chamber and orchestral music from the 20th and 21st centuries. Additional programming this year includes pre-concert chats, intermission discussions, post-concert receptions, lectures in French and English, and open visit of the World Musical Instruments Collection at the International Music Academy, and composers workshops. Click here for schedules and information.
Simon Brault named as new Director of the Canada Council for the Arts
Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover today announced the appointment of Simon Brault as Director of the Canada Council for the Arts for a term of five years, effective June 26, 2014. Click here for full details.