Sears Drama Festival: Third day review

Sears Drama Festival: Third day review

By Danage (this report follows Dan Age’s coverage of the second day of the Sears Drama Festival found here) Derek Robertson brought greetings from The Mayor and his fellow city councillors.”The communities that have the will to support the arts and culture are the ones that grow and prosper” explained Councillor Robertson adding that that The 67th […]

Sears Drama Festival: Second day review

Sears Drama Festival: Second day review

By Danage (this report follows Dan Age’s coverage of the first day of the Sears Drama Festival found here) Tuesday evening we were greeted by three comical representatives of each play; a hysterical girl who can’t stop laughing, a melodramatic Shakespearean, and a grumpy old man. Wayne Fairhead the Executive Director of The Sears Drama Festival […]

Theory of a Deadman tickets on sale

Theory of a Deadman tickets on sale

Theory of a Deadman has just begun another North American headlining tour and Chatham, Ontario will be one of the Canadian stops. They will appear at the Chatham Capitol Theatre on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, April 25 at 10:00 am. Theory of a Deadman released their self-titled […]

Sears Drama Festival reviewed

Sears Drama Festival reviewed

By Danage The 66th Annual Sears Drama Festival is under way and the second tier, the regional level is being held right here in Chatham at The Chatham Cultural Centre. There are 14 plays over 5 nights (Monday April 23 – Friday April 27th) Doors open at 6pm to the general public. Tickets are $10.00 per […]

Capitol Theatre presents MacMaster and Leahy

Capitol Theatre presents MacMaster and Leahy

When two of Canada’s brightest stars wed in late 2002, audiences waited with bated breath for the concert of a lifetime. Donnell Leahy, whose violin virtuosity has astounded audiences from coast to coast and across the world, has headlined the multi-talented band Leahy for over a decade. Natalie MacMaster, the musical face of Atlantic Canada, has […]

Carvapalooza is a cut above

Carvapalooza is a cut above

By Danage Just south of Highgate the Fourth Annual Carvapalooza was held. Robbin Wenzoski the creator of this event sat down to talk with me about his passion for Chainsaw Sculpting and woodworking. He started Carvapalooza in Stratford Ontario but moved to Muirkirk (near Highgate) where the event has been held for three years now. Robbin explained to me […]

76 South surges onto music scene

76 South surges onto music scene

76 South sing live at the Encore Bar in Chatham. Photo CKReview By Greg Holden 76 South is a band you will be hearing more about soon. Although they played their first live gig last July at the Cactus Cattle & Cowboys Western Festival, the members of the band are all experienced performers. Ed Porter has sung […]

Bboyizm street dance comes to Chatham

Bboyizm street dance comes to Chatham

Bboyizm is a dance company dedicated to promoting and preserving the foundation and essence of street dance. The artistic philosophy of the company is based on the idea that a dancer’s self expression is paramount; their motto is “Dance to express! Not to Impress”. According to BBOYIZM’s creator and leader Yvon Soglo (a.k.a Crazy Smooth), “b-boying is a […]

Ridge House Museum summer camp

Ridge House Museum summer camp

The Ridge House Museum is once again offering summer camp for boys and girls, ages 6-11. If you are looking for a cure to summer boredom, come out for crafts, games, and activities on Wednesday afternoons in July and August. This year each week’s activities will be based on our “Colours of the Rainbow” theme. Meet […]

Sears Drama Festival kicks off

Sears Drama Festival kicks off

By Dan Age, danage.com The 66th Annual Sears Drama Festival kicked off tonight with performances from UCC, JMSS and CKSS. There was a large turnout for this year’s opening night, especially since there is only 8 performances this year including two from each UCC and JMSS.  This means there will only be two schools advancing to […]