Events for May 25, 2019
Written by Hannah Moscovitch With songs by Ben Caplan & Christian Barry Toronto premiere A humourously dark folktale woven together with a high-energy concert. This genre-bending music-theatre hybrid starring Klezmer folk sensation Ben Caplan is inspired by the real life story of Moscovitch’s Romanian-Jewish great-grandparents who immigrated to Canada in 1908. It’s about how to … Continued
Photography exhibition by Don Dixon They are celebrated groundbreakers, remarkable heroes and one-of-a-kind renegades. The Canadian Icons Project celebrates our generation’s most inspiring originals – artists, entrepreneurs, scientists, politicians, community leaders and athletes – who have transformed the Canadian experience, at home and abroad, over the past 50 years. This groundbreaking, multi-media exhibit features a curated … Continued
Presented by the Grand River Jazz Society. Doors open at 7:00 P.M. Come for dinner; stay for music! Show starts at 8:30 P.M. Ends at 11:30 P.M. Cover Charge: $20.00 / person. (Free to annual pass holders.) Visit www.kwjazzroom.com and click on the desired concert’s listing to get additional information and to purchase advance tickets.
Grammy-nominated Kenny Garrett is renowned as one of the greatest jazz saxophonists performing today. Throughout his career, Garrett has explored a vast spectrum of music. His muscular, melodic playing can be heard on the recordings by artists as definitive and diverse as jazz legends Art Blakey, Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis. TWO SHOWS! 6pm Doors … Continued