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September

@ the Museum Thursday night presents: Exhibition Opening/Niagara Night of Art

Back for its third year, the Niagara Falls Night of Art is a wonderful way to explore your city, meet local artists and find out what is going on in the local culture scene. The Museum will be the hub for most of the activities, however installations, visual artists and performing artists will be around the Main and Ferry neighbourhood on this great night.

Join us on September 18th and check out Niagara Falls Culture starting at 6 p.m. and going until 10 p.m. A great night out for all ages.



Mayor's Healthy Lunch and United Way Kick-Off

A healthy lunch provided by Commisso's Fresh Foods served at Oakes Park on Friday, September 19th from 12noon- 2 pm. Tickets available for $20 in advance at the mayor's office and United Way office in Niagara Falls. This kick-off event helps to bring community awareness to the United Way campaign and the support from around the City for healthy living!


Date:
Friday, September 19, 2014
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

6th ANNUAL HOEDOWN

Free Admission

Rain or Shine!

Live country music, Children's western costume contest

Train Rides, crafts, obstacle course, Home Depot Build workshop

Battle of the Titans Dinosaur table, Last Chance Pony meet and greet,

Rainbow Squares Dance demonstration, Raffles, BBQ and more


Date:
Saturday, September 20, 2014
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

@ the Museum Thursday night presents: Conversation with Joan Nicks, Watching Movies, Seeing Culture

A talk by Joan Nicks in preparation for the film series The Money Game. A friendly forum and opportunity for discussion about film as an expression of culture.



WALKER CULTURAL LEADER SERIES 2014-15: Brett Polegato, Baritone

WALKER CULTURAL LEADER SERIES 2014-15

The Walker Cultural Leader series brings leading artists, performers, practitioners and academics to the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts at Brock University. Engaging, lively and erudite, these sessions celebrate professional achievement, artistic endeavour and the indelible role of culture in our society. This educational program is generously funded by Marilyn I. Walker.

Brett Polegato, Baritone An Evening of Song

September 26, 2014; 7:30 p.m.

Renowned Canadian baritone and native of Niagara, Brett Polegato, will give master classes to voice students from the studio of Brock University Music instructor Deborah Linton. During this homecoming visit, the highly sought-after vocalist will also present a special, one-night recital, enchanting listeners with his rich and nuanced voice.

"Mr. Polegato, simply put, [is] a musical poet The Examiner

Held at the Sean O'Sullivan Theatre, Brock University

Tickets: $15.04 (+ HST) adults, $8.85 (+HST) seniors/students; $5 eyeGo high school program. Available from the Centre for the Arts Box Office, 905-688-5550 x3257 or visit: brocku.ca/music

For more information, contact: Prof. Karin Di Bella, Music, kdibella@brocku.ca



RBC Foundation Music@Noon - September 2014

Faculty Recital: Vera Alekseeva (violin), Gordon Cleland (cello), and Erika Reiman (piano)

Sean O'Sullivan Theatre, Brock University

Free community event


Date:
Friday, September 26, 2014
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Violin Concert...Free will offering...support for the Box Run continues

Sonny Xu will peform a variety of classic, pop and traditional pieces on the violin.



October

Stuart McLean: The Vinyl Cafe - Live on Stage

Celebrating 20 years of The Vinyl Cafe, one of Canada's most beloved storytellers and authors brings two all-new 'Dave and Morley' stories to our stage. The show also features live and recorded music by great, hand-picked Canadian musicians.

"one of the biggest stars that radio has ever produced in this country." The Toronto Star


Date:
Thursday, October 02, 2014 until Friday, October 03, 2014
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Voca People

Full of energy and bursting with fun, this hit production features over 70 a cappella and beat box versions of the most popular songs on Earth, from Madonna to Mozart.

Vocally dazzling, visually stunning and hilarious, this fun and award-winning interactive sensation is not to be missed.

"The eight talented noisemakerssix singers, one scratcher and one beat-boxerare impressive when they're just doing their thing, careening through medleys filled with famous melodies by everyone from Mozart to Michael Jackson." Time Out New York

"The coolest show ever!" Jimmy Fallon


Date:
Saturday, October 04, 2014
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

12th Annual PumpkinFest

Rain or Shine! Something for Everyone!

Preserve Tables; Crafts & boutiques; Baked goods; Gift baskets; Costume Jewelery; Previously enjoyed paper back books; Supervised childrens' activities; Re-gifted table; Outdoor BBQ; Indoor tea room; Pumpkin Pies; Pumpkin Pie contest (open to all); Silent auction amazing items, gifts and services good deals to be had. Firefighters and fire truck; Giant pumpkin guess.


Date:
Saturday, October 04, 2014
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Dan Aykroyd, Judith Belushi and music director Paul Shaffer present the Official BLUES BROTHERS Revue

This authentic concert experience pays homage to Chicago's rich history of blues, soul and gospel. The talented Wayne Catania and Kieron Lafferty, starring as Jake and Elwood, plus a high-energy eight-piece band, perform with the passion, precision and humour of the original Blues Brothers.

"Infectious and unbridled energy.... it blows the roof off." The Chicago Sun Times



Manteca

In 34 years of playing, these Juno winners have sold over 100,000 records and shared stages with the likes of Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald and Van Morrison. The nine-member artist collective based in Toronto has created a unique and enduring sound with building blocks from jazz, world, funk, folk and contemporary orchestral music.

"Manteca has comfortably been Canada's calling card for wicked instrumental vibes. They are everything that one should want jazz to be. Collaborative, energized, moving forward Jazz FM


Date:
Friday, October 17, 2014
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

MoMondays Niagara Falls

MoMondays is like an open mic for professional speakers & other people like you with a great story and life lessons to share. Each show, you experience six people who tell a few personal stories. Some are funny, some are thought-provoking, all are motivating. So grab a mic and come speak or grab some friends and get your fix of heart, humour and happiness. You'll wish every day were MoMonday!


Date:
Monday, October 20, 2014
5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Classic Albums Live: The Beatles - Abbey Road

Back by popular demand, The Beatles' legendary final recording will be recreated live on stage, note for note.

Plus a surprise second set will be dedicated to even more of the Beatles' greatest hits. No costumes or impersonations, just impeccable musicianship and attention to detail.

"From "Come Together" through "Her Majesty," the musicians strove to do justice to the classic hits on Abbey Road by reanimating them note-by-note. The group took the stage dressed in black, armed only with their instruments to allow the audience to concentrate on the mastery of The Beatles' music without the distraction of costumes or elaborate impersonations." Citizens Voice


Date:
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Randy Bachman's Vinyl Tap Tour: Every Song Tells A Story

In a rare and intimate setting, Randy Bachman weaves together the iconic hits of The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive with the often-humorous stories that brought the songs to life. Inspired by his award-winning radio program, Vinyl Tap.

"He painted the picture 'Monday morning at 10 o'clock, Haight Ashbury' on a stage that was a sepia-toned picture itself suggestive of an old-time radio studio with lights kept dim to juice the mood." The Toronto Star

"Bachman pours his years of experience and anecdotes into weekly themed shows, playing music and telling backstage stories on topics from everything to girls' names to transportation." National Post


Date:
Thursday, October 23, 2014 until Friday, October 24, 2014
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

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