Archive for February, 2012

AGH World Music Celebration: March 2

AGH performance presents
A World Music Celebration
with musicians Wazimbo, Luanda Jones, Arlene Bishop, Brian Melo and Tomi Swick More »

Mohawk Music Fundraiser, Larry Carlton: March 9

Steeltown Friends of Mohawk Music are proud to present guitar legend Larry Carlton, four-time Grammy winner and nineteen-time Grammy nominee, in concert with the Mohawk College Faculty Ensemble on Friday, March 9th at 8 pm in the McIntyre Performing Arts Centre at Mohawk College. More »

The Looking Sea Collective, “Passages”: March 29-31

, the multifaceted piece by The Looking Sea Collective’s three artists (Lesley Loksi Chan, Laura Kappel, Arthur Yeung) who weave dance, film projections and live electronic music into one layered experience, examines our relationships and the act of remembering. Passages was originally developed during Toronto Harbourfront Centre’s unique HATCH development and residency programme in 2011. More »

KooGle Theatre, “An Evening with Friends”: March 5

Evening_with_Friends.jpgKooGle Theatre Company presents “An Evening with Friends”, a cabaret fundraiser in the studio theatre at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Monday March 5, 2012 at 8pm. Join Co-Artistic Directors Leslie and Christopher Gray, as well as a cast of some of their talented professional theatre friends, for an evening of song. Stars of Broadway, Mirvish, Stratford, Theatre Aquarius, Neptune Theatre and Stage West to name a few. More »

GritLIT Edgar Allan Poe Party: February 16

GritLIT 2012 is fast approaching, and we still haven’t told you about who’s coming. The entire committee, in fact, has been sworn to secrecy for months. Here’s why.

On February 16th, we are having a party, and you are all invited. It’s at the fabulous, brand new Baltimore House on King William Street, and we’ll open the doors at 7:00pm. This is where we will be announcing the line-up for gritLIT 2012 – and there are some exciting events to announce! More »

Studio Babette, “Little Fairy Tales”: February 19

Studio_Babette.jpgStudio Babette
Little Fairy Tales for Little People: Little Red Riding Hood, The 3 Little Pigs and Goldilocks & the Three Bears.

Hamilton Children’s Museum, 1072 Main St. East, in Gage Park, Hamilton, Ontario
905-546-4848 More »

Guitar Hamilton, “Girls Night Out”: February 5


Three award-winning young female guitarists performing a dynamic program of music for solo, duo and trio!
Sunday, February 5, 2012 7pm
Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts
126 James St. S.
Tickets ($25/$15) available at, the HCA Box Office or by calling (905) 528-4020.

Valerie Tryon, piano, “A Gershwin Celebration”: February 12

Valerie_Tryon.jpgHCA Piano Series Presents:
Our Love Is Here To Stay: A Gershwin Celebration
with Valerie Tryon, piano
Sunday, February 12, 2012, 2:00 pm
Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts
Recital Hall
126 James St S, Hamilton, ON
Tickets: Regular $27, Senior $22, Student $15 or call 905-528-4020 More »

AGH ilovefilm, “Starbuck”: February 11

starbuck_still.jpgSaturday, February 11
4:00 pm
Director: Ken Scott, 2011, Canada, 103 min. French with English Subtitles. Rated 14A
Westdale Theatre More »

AGH ilovefilm, “Melancholia”: February 11

melancholia_still.jpgSaturday, February 11
1:00 pm
Director: Lars von Trier, 2011, Denmark|Sweden|Germany|France, 136 min.Rated PG
Westdale Theatre More »

Binbrook Little Theatre, “King Artie and the Knights of the Rad Table”: Feb 3-19

King_Artie_Poster.jpgTickets are on sale now for our annual Family Show:
King Artie and the Knights of the Rad Table, Feb. 3-19.
Fridays at 7pm; Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm. All tickets $10.

Lots of singing and dancing in this family friendly, fanciful take on the King Arthur tale. Artie and Gwen are transported to the realm of the Knights of the Rectangular Table. There they meet the “too die for” Lancelot, the wicked Morgan LaFey, bumbling but loyal knights, a tea drinking dragon, and of course the fair maidens and the Black Knight!
Musical fun for the whole family. More »

Theatre Aquarius, Shari Vandermolen, “My Funny Valentine”: Feb 9, 10, 11

My_Funny_Valentine.jpgMY FUNNY VALENTINE
shari vandermolen
in the Studio at Theatre Aquarius
February 9-10-11 @ 8pm
Tickets $18 advance sale / $20 at the door More »

Young People’s Theatre (Ancaster), “Les Miserables School Edition”: Feb 3 & 4

Les_Mis.jpg I am the Program Director of Young People’s Theatre.
We are a local Musical Theatre Program in Ancaster and are in our 9th season producing full scale musicals for young artists.
This year we are presenting Les Miserables School Edition with a full orchestra at The Lincoln Alexander Theatre in Hamilton. More »

Tottering Biped Theatre, MT Space’s “The Last 15 Seconds”

2012 Starts With a Bang in ‘The Last 15 Seconds’

Tottering Biped Theatre has teamed up with Burlington’s Performing Arts Centre to bring the show that was just named top 10 in 2011 by the Toronto Media: MT Space’s ‘The Last 15 Seconds’ More »

Rev. John C. Holland Awards Celebrate Sweet 16: Feb 4

When Rev. John C. Holland was 16 years old, he was singing in the Stewart Memorial choir and helping out at his family’s store—all the while dreaming of college and a bright future as a minister.

Little did he know that some day he would be the first African Canadian to be named a ‘Citizen of the Year’. That he would be posthumously inducted into Hamilton’s Gallery of Distinction, or that his indomitable spirit and gentle heart would inspire an annual awards event in his name. More »

Staircase Improv Opens New Comedy Show on Sundays

The Staircase is putting yet another unique twist on improvisational comedy theatre in the city. Every Sunday at 8 p.m. the simply named improv comedy show will bring a whole new level of improvisation to the Staircase stage. More »

Upcoming NFB Film Nights @ the GPAG: January 20, February 23

Friday January 20th, 2012 at 11am (for KIDS)
Sunday – Animation (9 min 50 s)
Battling his Sunday afternoon boredom, a young boy places a coin on the train tracks and soon witnesses a remarkable transformation.

Oma’s Quilt – Animation (12 min 52 s)
A film about love, life and change. Oma is moving to a senior’s residence where she doesn’t know anyone. Her granddaughter Emily tries to ease the burden of such a momentous change. More »

HCA Piano Concert Series, 2011-2012: Oct 9, Jan 15, Feb 12, March 25

Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts Artistic Director Vitek Wincza is proud to announce the 2011-2012 season of the HCA Piano Concert Series. Now it its fifth year, the HCA Piano Concert Series provides audiences the opportunity to experience performances from nationally and internationally acclaimed artists in the intimate and historic HCA Recital Hall. More »

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