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Purple Hill calling in the talent for two-day Festival of Rural Living

Celebrate Canada’s 148th birthday July 4-5 near Thorndale

Photo courtesy of the Stratford Festival

Festival announces 2016 season

With the world marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare in 2016, Stratford Festival artistic director Antoni Cimolino has planned a number of projects in honour of the occasion

David Hou photo

Like a tossed ship at sea, Pericles sees highs and lows

The Adventures of Pericles is a condensed, linear, swashbuckling tale that, in this respect, may remind viewers somewhat of the Festival’s 2013 production of The Three Musketeers.

Chet Greason photo

Siblings embody Grand in words and images

Brother and sister Gerard Brender à Brandis and Marianne Brandis recently completed their 12th collaboration together

The Book shelf – July 2

New children’s offerings at Stratford Public Library

Shelf Life – July 2

What’s new at Stratford Public Library

Chet Greason photo

Music past and present at Blues and Ribfest

There were ribs and tunes aplenty, but one small group got to hear a firsthand account of a piece of music history.

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Liona Boyd to perform new music in Elmira

Liona Boyd still loves performing

Photography by David Hou

Carousel addresses domestic violence via nuanced performances

The pomp and circumstance is all still there; plenty of splashy sets, virtuoso performances, dancing bears, and men on stilts to keep audiences enthralled

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Wilcox at Blues & Ribfest

The veteran entertainer recently took a break while recording his new album in Toronto to speak with the Stratford Gazette about his connections to Stratford, the George Washington Bridge, and what makes Canadian audiences the best in the world.

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