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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Theatre

This musical road trip is anything but a drag

The Australian outback isn’t the only wild part of the decidedly atypical road trip we take with a cast of colourful characters in the...

EDSS drama production heading to regionals

The EDSS drama team put on quite a good show at the Waterloo District National Theatre School Drama Festival – or rather, a pair...

A man out of time has to tie up loose threads

Take a journey through the centuries in Elmira Theatre Company’s production of The Gentleman Clothier, written by famed Canadian playwright Norm Foster. The dramedy centres...

Here there be manic pixie dream girls

As played by Natalie Portman in Zach Braff’s 2004 film Garden State, Sam was not the first manic pixie dream girl to grace the...

Taking liberties, Lloyd Webber musical draws on biblical stories

Given that they’re sporting bright and brilliant costumes, boogie-woogie dance moves, hip thrusts and go-go boots, it’s fair to say that this version of...

Celebrating 200 years of Silent Night

A local Christmas service this year will give some little-known background knowledge about the popular Christmas carol Silent Night, composed 200 years ago. The...

Theatrical production wishes you A Very Leila Christmas

In the 1954 classic White Christmas, Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye dress up as women to help the Haynes sisters out of a jam...

There’s Jack. There’s a beanstalk. And a whole bunch more besides

Fee-fi-fo-fum,giants in St. Jacobs are running amok. Playing for an extended run until the first week of January at the St. Jacobs...

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Uridil, Marie Zdenka

1941 – 2020Peacefully at Hospice Wellington on Sunday May 31, 2020 at the age of 78 years....

Weber, Kaysen Gabriel

April 28, 2020 – May 30, 2020Passed away peacefully after a strong and courageous fight at McMaster...

Bowman, Lucinda

Passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2020 at her residence, RR 1, Linwood, at the age of...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

STRAUS, Larry Jacob

Larry Jacob Straus 1942 - 2020Passed away on Sunday May 24, 2020, at...

Kraemer, Angelica Faith

Passed away peacefully on the day she was born, Friday, May 29, 2020 at Mount Sinai Hospital,...

As spread of COVID-19 slows, health officials continue to urge caution

There have been just a couple of new cases each day, and no additional fatalities this week,...

A little pizzazz for the village

To help people rediscover St. Jacobs and aid in rebranding the village, the Business Improvement Association tasked...