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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Music

Community choir to perform Handel’s Messiah

Looking to repeat the charitable aspects of the first performance of Handel’s classic oratorio, a local community choir will perform Messiah at three upcoming...

KW Symphony concerts coming to Elmira

A series of concerts for young audiences at Elmira’s WMC is part of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony’s recently announced 2019-20 season. The WMC will play host...

As many sounds as a piano has keys

A guy and a piano. Simple enough. Well, not if Mark Payne can help it – and he can, putting the instrument to work...

Jazzing things up in the midst of the February blahs

We’ve already had the seasonal part in spades, but this weekend the musical portion of the Winter Jazz Festival gets underway. The combo offers...

Many voices make for a big, joyful noise

Accompanied by a symphony orchestra, some 100 young performers will be belting out classic pop songs next week at a pair of KW Glee...

A world of musical options for the holidays

While the day after Halloween may have been too soon for the Christmas music – early and often works for retailers – we’re probably...

The key to being folk royalty is to maintain the common touch

Tom Paxton is enjoying life on the road again. The folk icon thought about hanging up his touring shoes a few years ago, but...

This Canadian icon keeps Stompin’ along

Charles Thomas Connors may have passed away in 2013, but Stompin’ Tom lives on as an icon of Canadian country and folk music. His tunes,...

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Brown, John ‘Jack’

March 23, 1933 - July 7, 2020 Passed away peacefully at Columbia Forest,...

Four-way stop OK’d to improve safety at Wellesley intersection

A four-way stop is planned for the intersection of Queens Bush and Nafziger roads in Wellesley, township...

Brubacher, Paul B.

Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at his home, RR 3, Wallenstein, at the age...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

Looking for a previous edition of The Observer? Our online archives extend back to 2008.

Sikandar Shah

It is with profound sadness that the Shah Family announces the passing...

John Sanders

June 27, 2019 Love Lives OnThose we love remain with usfor love...

McGuire, John

July 2, 2019 In Memory of a...