Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

We feel the impacts of the global arms trade in our community. We have an arms manufacturer in our local economy, we are host to refugees and refugee claimants fleeing countries of violent conflict. The arms trade is globalized, no doubt. But its impacts are affecting communities worldwide. Project Ploughshares and the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies present […]


Not only my blogging drought, but the OPERA drought. These crazy towns of KW-C haven’t seen an opera production in a long long time. Anyways this Saturday at 7p.m. is Opera Kitchener’s production of Don Giovanni. Tickets are a steal at $25-30!! A sample of music from the show. This is one of the duets […]


Just saw this going south on King. Amusing. Opera Kitchener performing La bohème at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga this Friday at 7:30pm. Guaranteed to be fantastic show, since I’m in it, as Townsfolk #3. Seats are about 80% sold out, so don’t drive to Missusaga without first purchasing a ticket online.


I implore all my readers to take Friday off or call in sick, and have an extra long weekend. Canada Day weekend marks the official official official start of summer. Starting now you should be having lazy days, weekends at the cottage or by some body of water, barbeques, cold beverages with dinner, and overall […]


Instead of trying to avoid the madness of the G20 in Toronto this weekend, I spent some time in downtown. I was not there as a protester, but as a spectator. I witnessed a police car on fire, and police in riot gear standing firm in the face of taunting protesters. It was frustrating to […]


There aren’t too many chances to see the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony left this season, but one lucky reader will win a pair of tickets one of the concerts remaining this season. To enter, comment below, telling us which concert are you most looking forward to in the 2010/2011 KWS Season. That’s NEXT SEASON people. Entry must […]


If you were at the Kitchener Market this morning, you may have been caught in the middle of the flash mob that formed to sing Orff’s O Fortuna. The event was to promote the KWSymphony’s upcoming show Carmina Burana, featuring the Grand Philharmonic Choir. Cultural, social, fun, local and epic. What more could you ask […]