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Bandaloop

BANDALOOP

Thursday & Friday, September 17-18 at 8pm

Stewart Theatre

 

A pioneer in vertical dance performance, BANDALOOP seamlessly weaves dynamic physicality, intricate choreography and the art of climbing to turn the dance floor on its side.

 

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Backbird, Fly

Blackbird, Fly

Tuesday & Wednesday, September 22-23 at 8pm

Titmus Theatre

 

In a concert for voice, body, and strings, Blackbird, Fly weaves together an enduring tapestry of movement, narrative, music and Haitian folklore to engage audiences in dialog about critical questions of our time. Marc Bamuthi Joseph, spoken word; Daniel Bernard Roumain, violin, piano.

 

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Kenny Baron

Kenny Barron

Saturday, October 24 at 8pm

Stewart Theatre

 

NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron has an unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant piano playing, sensitive melodies and infectious rhythms.

 

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Emel Mathlouthi

Emel Mathlouthi

Thursday, October 29 at 8pm

Stewart Theatre

 

Tunisian singer, songwriter, guitarist and composer Emel Mathlouthi gained world attention when her 2007 song Kelmti Horra (My Word is Free) was adopted by the Arab Spring revolutionaries on the streets of Tunis and by yearning youth around the Arab world, earning her the nickname “the voice of Tunisian Revolution.” Her gorgeous, intricate sound moves between rock, trip-hop and electronica, all interlaced with classical Arabic tradition.

 

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Gravity & Other Myths

A Simple Space by Gravity & Other Myths

Thursday, November 5 at 8pm
Friday, November 6 at 8pm
Saturday, November 7 at 3pm & 8pm

Stewart Theatre

 

Gravity & Other Myths is one of the most exciting circus ensembles in Australia, creating work that is highly physical, innovative and unique. A Simple Space is a dizzying collection of works in new circus: raw, frantic and honest, performed on a stripped-back stage where seven acrobats are pushed to their physical limits.

 

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Art of Time Ensemble

Art of Time Ensemble
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Saturday, November 14 at 8pm
Stewart Theatre

 

Led by internationally-renowned concert pianist Andrew Burashko, Steven Page (founder and former lead of the iconic band Barenaked Ladies) joins an ensemble of singers including Andy Maize (Skydiggers), Glen Phillips (Toad the Wet Sprocket) and Craig Northey (The Odds) in a re-imagining of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album, accompanied by Art of Time's world class orchestra.

 

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The Swingles

The Swingles

Thursday, December 10 at 8pm

Stewart Theatre

 

Today’s London-based Swingles are an international a cappella phenomenon – seven young and versatile voices who deliver folk ballads, funk jams and fugues with equal precision and passion.

 

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John Pizzarelli

John Pizzarelli

Saturday, February 6 at 8pm
Stewart Theatre

 

John Pizzarelli has established himself as one of the prime interpreters of the Great American Songbook and beyond, bringing to his work the cool jazz flavor of his brilliant guitar playing and singing.

 

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Yamato

Yamato – The Drummers of Japan

Saturday, February 20 at 8pm
Stewart Theatre

 

Dazzling taiko! "The Yamato show is a genuinely theatrical experience, delivered with balletic grace and infectious humour." – Times Online (UK)

 

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Kellylee Evans

Kellylee Evans

Saturday, February 27 at 5pm & 8pm
Titmus Theatre

 

Rising star singer/songwriter Kellylee Evans will immediately draw you in with her naturally magnetic charm and compelling vocal stylings. With a voice that conjures the spirit of Nina Simone, and a modern take on jazz that is effortlessly of-the-moment, this delightful Canadian artist continues to awe and impress audiences around the world.

 

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Cameron Carpenter

Cameron Carpenter

Saturday, March 19 at 8pm
Stewart Theatre

 

Cameron Carpenter is having a ball smashing the stereotypes of organists and organ music, all the while generating worldwide acclaim. He will perform using his International Touring Organ – a monumental digital organ of his own design, playable throughout the world. This organ was officially introduced with two Lincoln Center concerts in March 2014.

 

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Contra-Tiemp

Contra-Tiempo | Urban Latin Dance Theatre

Saturday, April 9 at 8pm

Stewart Theatre

 

A bold and multilingual Los Angeles-based dance company, dedicated to transforming the world through dance.

 

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Acoustic Africa

Acoustic Africa

Saturday, April 16 at 8pm
Stewart Theatre

 

The fourth installment of Acoustic Africa’s exhilarating journey focuses on the richness of the African traditions of voice and song, featuring two beloved singers, Habib Koité and Vusi Mahlasela.

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Skippyjon Jones

Skippyjon Jones

Saturday, October 17 at 3pm
Stewart Theatre

 

Based on the book by Judy Schachner, Skippyjon Jones is an enchanting TheatreworksUSA musical about unleashing your powerful imagination and following your dreams.

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Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites

Sunday, April 3 at 3pm
Stewart Theatre

 

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia will bring a delightful and imaginative black light adaptation of three of Eric Carle’s beloved books: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud and The Mixed-Up Chameleon.

 

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