September 20 to September 27
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Feb. 11, 2017 to Feb. 3, 2018 Dance serves many functions, from simple pleasure in movement to religious devotion and ritual. This exhibition, drawn from the permanent collection at RiverBrink, includes artists’ renderings of dancers and dances in various forms. Among the Canadian examples include early folk dance and Indigenous performances rec…


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February 11, 2017 to February 3, 2018 William Pars’ Portrait of the Young Simcoe (1770-75) is showcased alongside watercolours by Elizabeth Simcoe in this exhibition which celebrates the 1783 Act Against Slavery.  The Act was an important step toward limiting slavery in the Canadas and is considered Simcoe’s most important achievement…


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Opening Spring 2017 The 2003 donation of this portfolio of prints significantly increased the number of works by members of the Group in the RiverBrink collection. The photolithographs, published by Rous & Mann in 1925, were an early project in the history of reproductions of work by Group members in Canada. Image detail: Lawren Harris, Moun…


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September 14 2017 to January 20 2018 The opening of the Welland Ship Canal in 1932 represented the culmination of more than one hundred years of construction of increasingly complex technical and engineering marvels. This exhibition allows visitors to experience the history of canal-building in Niagara as captured by artists working in printmaking…


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A business owner (Jim Broadbent) reunites with his first love (Charlotte Rampling) after a letter and a diary force him to confront the past. BUFS screens Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at the Landmark Theatre, Pen Centre. Tickets are available at the BUFS Box Office Table in the theatre lobby after 6 p.m. on screening nights (cash/cheque only). 



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On display May 15 to October 31, 2017 An exhibition exploring settlement, immigration and refuge in Niagara-on-the-Lake for Canada’s 150th. Topics include: First Nations, Loyalists, Black History, Irish immigration, Niagara-on-the-Lake as a Confederate refuge, Home Children, Mennonites, Polish soldiers and more.


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On Thursday, September 21st, 2017 from 6pm-10pm, the city of Niagara Falls will be holding its 6th annual Niagara Falls Night of Art! The event will take place at the Niagara Falls Farmers Market, within the Niagara Falls History Museum, and the surrounding Main and Ferry Street area. The event focuses on bringing together contemporary art, music,…


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The Niagara Historical Society celebrates Canada’s 150 with a series of talks exploring settlement, immigration and refuge in Niagara-on-the-Lake. MARCH 16 | RICK HILL | First Nations APRIL 20 | ALF REDEKOPP | Mennonites in Niagara: history and contributions MAY 18 | NATASHA HENRY | Tracing Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Black History Roots J…


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Uncover cryptic tales, truths and local lore buried beneath the ancient trees of St. Mark’s Cemetery in Niagara-on-the-Lake.  Can there be life after death?  The answer may yet be found… in stories of saints, sinners and long-lost heroes revived.  Participants will meet several “spirits” throughout the cemetery who…


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Seeing the world instead of numbly recognizing it: Witnessing and representation in applied theatre. Professor Saxton, Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Education and Social Work from the University of Victoria and honorary professor from the University of Sydney, Australia, gives a lecture on the arts in education, more specifically the drama a…


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The historic Seneca Queen Theatre continues its programming of comedy and popular musical acts. The schedule: Sept. 16, 8 pm – 11 pm: Katmandu in a Tribute to Bob Seger Sept. 22, 8 pm – 11 pm: The Ring of Fire: A Johnny Cash Experience Wed Sep 27, 6 pm - 8 pm: Treehouse Presents: Splash’N Boots Big Yellow Tunes! Sept. 29, 8 pm – 11 pm:: 2…


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Walking tours of historic Niagara-on-the-Lake Saturdays and Sundays from June through September. Participants meet at the gazebo in Queen’s Royal Park (at the end of King Street) for an hour long walk through town. Tickets are $10 and include admission to the Niagara Historical Museum.


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An exhibition specifically related to the Celebration of Nations Events. A story of one women’s journey to empower and support Indigenous arts in Canada and Globally through a collection of paintings, mixed media, sculpture, and personal objects. Never before exhibited original works including: Norval Morrisseau, Daphne Odjig, Carl Beam, Roy Thom…


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Our past is overture to a glorious future. Celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2017-18, the NSO honours a vibrant history while embarking on our next decades with renewed passion and commitment to the Niagara community. To launch this exceptional season, the NSO presents audience favourite Stewart Goodyear, the NSO’s first Artist in Residence, an…


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Joe Passion and Kathy Thompson star in this tribute to Barry Manilow and Bette Midler. Hear your favourite Manilow and Midler songs: Mandy, Copacabana, Wind beneath my Wings, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, and more.


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COME ENJOY AN EXCITING NIGHT OF POSITIVE MUSIC FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! 1st ANNUAL iGNiTE! NIGARA “Positive Music Concert Series” featuring from Winnipeg, Manitoba 4x award winner rock/pop band THE COLOR. **NON-PERISHBLE FOOD DONATION IS REQUESTED** FOOD & BEVERAGES AVAILABLE This event is a community outreach to inspire you…


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Steve and Rob sample the restaurants and hotels of the Spanish coastline, trading jokes and impressions over their lunches. BUFS screens Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at the Landmark Theatre, Pen Centre. Tickets are available at the BUFS Box Office Table in the theatre lobby after 6 p.m. on screening nights (cash/cheque only). 


September 20 to September 27