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Elmira, Ontario, Canada
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Making more than rain out at the ranch

Set on a Depression-era ranch were a family struggles with a seemingly endless drought, The Rainmaker certainly has drama, but despite the circumstances there...

Real weapons call for real training for Elmira battle

Actors starring in the Robin in the Hood Medieval Festival have been training since February to perfect their stage combat ability. The educational and...

Birds & the Bees aren’t the only wildlife at play

Having grown up on a farm in southwestern Ontario, playwright Mark Crawford knows a thing or two about rural living. And, clearly, about the...

The arts do abound for young performers

Music and drama are sure to abound this month as the young actors of Arts Abound will be staging a series of musicals at...

Pack your load down the road and come to Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn, the 1942 film starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire, is essential viewing every time the yuletide season rolls around. It’s certainly not...

The verdict is … plenty of riveting drama

It’s been more than six decades since Reginald Rose penned 12 Angry Men, but the play’s message of prejudice and judgment are no less...

Park Manor students grapple with big questions

What would we say when we’ve reached the end of our lives, and are granted one last look back? Do we react with remorse...

It’s never too late for an Old Love … or a...

It’s now spring, the season of new beginnings and fresh starts; blooming flowers, blooming relationships, a time of rebirth. And yet what is new...

Students on an Odyssey of their own

A special performance of the Elmira District Secondary School’s award-winning adaption of The Odyssey will be running Friday night. After winning an Outstanding Production...

A work of fiction based on a whole lot of fact

Universal issues such as losing an elderly parent and the ramifications to the family are something to which many people can relate. They’re also...