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Sunday, October 13, 2019

Theatre

Music that’s designed to give you a lift

Audiences can expect an authentic atmosphere, soul-stirring ballads, and plenty of interaction with the cast in Drayton Entertainment’s latest offering.Now...

Making the Most of their Art work

These are indeed Happy Days at Drayton Entertainment, which has recruited Don Most to star in the upcoming production at the St. Jacobs Country...

The music of Newfoundland helps tell its story

Taken together, some of the most memorable songs to come out of Newfoundland can tell the not-always-happy story of Canada’s most easterly, and newest,...

Young performers ready to take their place on stage

The Singer’s Theatre draws in talented young actors, both local and from outside the region, for its senior intensive program. This year, the theatre...

Decades later, Eva Peron’s story still resonates

More than 60 years after her death – and more than four decades since her story came to the stage – the saga of...

Beauty and the Beast gets a Drayton spin

­A tale perhaps as old as time, Beauty and the Beast has been told in many versions, with most of us being familiar with...

A little something to tickle every fancy … and funny bone

Jesse Grandmont picked up a violin at the age of three, and he’s been fiddling around ever since. The musical talent he’s honed over...

Extra, extra, read all about it!

Drayton Entertainment’s Newsies will be making headlines this week in Woolwich, telling the classic David-and-Goliath tale loosely based on the newspaper strike of 1899.The...

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Illuminating thoughts to lighten things

If you happen to notice more people walking around these days with white canes, seeing eye dogs and dark...

Chinese likely to use violence against Hong Kong

After the 17th consecutive weekend of increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong, the first protester was wounded by a...

New Face

Helping residents at Maryhill Twin Oaks Nursing Home with their bowlingSince...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Putting the green in the initiative

The woodlot in Elmira's South Parkwood subdivision attracted 35 volunteers who planted 150 trees Oct. 5....

Kitchener-Conestoga too close to call

With less than five percentage points separating the Conservatives and Liberals in the riding, Kitchener-Conestoga has become too close...

WCS expands eligibility for low-income programs

With a new financial benchmark in place, Woolwich Community Services has increased the number of households eligible for...

Police looking for Elmira vandals

A business owner is seeking out those responsible for vandalizing her property, acts that have cost her some...