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In the Roxy’s Griffin Gallery – Artist Louise Moore

 

Louise Moore

The Roxy Theatre – Griffin Gallery 

June 1 to August 31, 2017

 

Louise Moore is a local painter and writer. Her work usually focuses on children and their place in the world. She is interested in children’s feelings of aloneness and relationship to their environment. Vintage photographs and childhood memories inspire her work, particularly memories related to the culture and ritual of her childhood exposure to Catholicism in rural Québec. Louise is also inspired by the local landscape which is similar in many ways to the Portneuf area on the Saint-Lawrence, west of Québec city.

Louise Moore’s work has been shown in Montreal and Toronto and can be found in private collections. Her portrait of Tom Thomson as a child titled The Shape of Things to Come is in the permanent collection of the Tom Thomson Art Gallery. Her historical rendition of the Children’s Aid Society of the County of Grey is on display in the lobby of the Child and Family Services of Grey Bruce building in Owen Sound. Louise Moore’s work can also be seen at the Southampton Art Gallery in Southampton ON.

 

The Griffin Gallery is open to the public during box office hours.

 

 

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June 1 to August 31, 2017
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Goldilocks & the Three Bears

Directed by Christy Taylor

On trial for her crimes, Goldilocks looks like a sweet little innocent who’d give us her last sweetie. Could she really be the brazen crook who stole the porridge from under the snouts of the harmless Bears? The Jury will decide, but who will have the last laugh? Roxy summer camp students will delight in their presentation of this children’s classic with a twist from Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes series.

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Friday, July 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm & 6:00 pm
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Speakers Forum with Lawrence Hill

Spend an evening with internationally-renowned author Lawrence Hill, whose most recent novels are The Illegal, The Book of Negroes and Any Known Blood. Lawrence Hill is part of the 155th Owen Sound Emancipation Festival’s Speaker’s Forum. Join us as he tells us about his research, his writing and his personal interpretation of world events. With special guest Bobby Dean Blackburn.

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Friday, August 4, 2017 at 6:30 pm
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No Sugar Tonight

Hats Off to Canada’s 150th
Presented by The Roxy & Bayshore Broadcasting

No Sugar Tonight
A tribute to The Guess Who & BTO
Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 7pm

No Sugar Tonight is a tribute to the iconic 60s & 70s band The Guess Who. The close harmonies of Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings are captured by No Sugar Tonight in this concert that features all the hits: American Woman, No Sugar Tonight, Taking Care of Business, Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet, No Time, Stand Tall, and more.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm
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Gas Head Willy

Adapted and Directed by Bill Murphy
Book by Richard Thomas
September 22-23, 2017 at 7:30 pm

The Roxy will stage the fast-paced detective novel, Gas Head Willy, in a live radio-style broadcast that brings to life the fictional past of Grey County’s prohibition-era boozers, bootleggers and brawlers.

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September 22 & 23, 2017 at 7:30 pm
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Solomon

by Mark Vigneux
Directed by Riel Warrilow
September 26 & 27, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Solomon is a wag and a warrior, a friend and a philosopher. He is irreverent and playful. He is a muse, and helps his people through some of their most difficult times. Solomon is defined by love and loyalty, and for him it’s all about family. And fun. A slightly offbeat, human comedy to warm your heart.

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September 26 & 27, 2017 at 7:30 pm
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RPR

Hats Off to Canada’s 150th
Presented by The Roxy & Bayshore Broadcasting

RPR
Thursday September 28, 2017 at 7pm

A powerhouse band with an international reputation for celebrating the breadth and depth of Canadiana, RPR is Rob Ritchie, Al Parrish and Steve Ritchie, along with percussionist/singer/songwriter Beaker Granger. “They sing raucously and passionately with big stirring harmonies … at times with roaring vigour, at others with sparse intensity, creating many moods.” The Beat Magazine, London

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Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm
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ABBA Magic

ABBA Magic! features outstanding musical performances that celebrate all of ABBA’s top hits, combined with dazzling 1970’s style costumes and choreography. This fun-filled, audience-interactive performance will have you singing and dancing along to all your ABBA favourites, including “Mama Mia”, “Knowing Me, Knowing You” , “SOS”, “Waterloo” and of course, “Dancing Queen” amongst the many classics.

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Friday, September 29, 2017 at 8:00 pm
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In Concert with Sean McCann

Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Newfoundland-born Séan McCann won over audiences from coast to coast and around the world as a founding member of Great Big Sea. After selling millions of albums, countless hit songs, and 20 years of touring around the world, McCann is now a solo artist. His most recent recording, Help Your Self (produced by Joel Plaskett), tells of his struggles with addiction and the power of song. McCann is now touring intimate venues where he can connect with his audience to inspire peace, love and happiness.

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Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 7:30 pm
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Splash’N Boots – Big Yellow Tunes Tour!

Hey Owen Sound – it’s time to get your Yellow and Blue dancing boots on, because Splash’N Boots “Big Yellow Tunes Tour” is coming to your backyard!

Recently nominated for their 4th Juno award for Children’s Album Of The Year, Splash and Boots “Big Yellow Tunes Tour” includes the entire Big Yellow Boot family! Dance along with Charlie and Keys, get ready to shake it with Jumping Jack Granny…and stay tuned for a premiere appearance from Chef Brock Lee!

VIP tickets (first 6 rows) include a meet and great after the show and a special gift. $42.00
Regular tickets $28.50

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 6:00 pm
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Canadian Xsports

Hats Off to Canada’s 150th
Presented by The Roxy & Bayshore Broadcasting

Canadian Rocks – Canadian Xsports
Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 7pm

The Canadian Xsports are the ultimate tribute to Canada’s most-famous hit songs and its most-beloved game, hockey. Keyboardist Gregg Dechert, formerly of Bad Company and bass player David G. Rose, formerly of the David Wilcox Band, lead the band through song-after-song that you’ll know and love. With hockey stick microphone stands, goalie nets, a rink as the backdrop & a giant jersey, the stage is set for what can only be a great show.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm
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Peter, Paul & Mary: The Legends of Folk Tribute

Peter, Paul & Mary: The Legends of Folk Tribute celebrates the greatest hits from Folk music history, combining live musical performances with interesting stories about the songs and the folk artists who made them famous. Get ready to sing and clap along during this audience-interactive “Hootenanny”, which features music from Peter, Paul & Mary, the Kingston Trio, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen and many more folk legends. Song highlights include: “Blowin’ in the Wind” “Leavin’ on a Jet Plane” “Tom Dooley” “Hallelujah” “Four Strong Winds” and of course, “This Land Is Your Land” amongst the many favourites.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm
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Ballet Jörgen – Bouffonia

Ballet & Contemporary Dance – Bouffonia
By Canada’s Ballet Jörgen
Saturday, October 14, 2017

“A very stylish program of contemporary ballet.” The Globe and Mail
Join us for an evening of contemporary ballet and theatre as The Roxy presents Bouffonia, by Ballet Jörgen and acclaimed choreographer Robert Desrosiers. Bouffonia, a play on the French word for clown or jester, draws on 16th-century commedia dell’arte, 18th-century European opera and early 20th-century silent movies to present a feast for the eyes with professional ballet dancers, fantastical sets, props and costumes.

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Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 7:30 pm
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Monty Python’s Spamalot

57th Annual Owen Sound Little Theatre Playbill

Directed by Kathleen Cassidy
Book & Lyrics by Eric Idle
Music by John du Prez & Eric Idle
Based on the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Nov. 9-11, 15-18, 21-25, 2017

England 932 A.D. A Kingdom divided. To the West the Anglo-Saxons, to the East the French. Above nothing but Celts and some people from Scotland. Lovingly ripped off from the comedy film classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot won the 2005 Tony for Best Musical for its tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. Featuring flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen, and show-stopping musical numbers like Always Look on the Bright Side of Life, Spamalot raises silliness to an art form.

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November 9-11, 15-18 & 21-25, 2017 at 7:30 pm
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A True Country Christmas

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 7pm

The Roxy Theatre and Bognor Jam Productions bring you the second annual True Country Christmas Concert, featuring the Grey County’s own True Country Show Band and guests. Sway the night away to country classics and seasonal hits.

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Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 7:00 pm
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The Slocan Ramblers

Canadian Bluegrass
Friday, December 1, 2017 at 7:30pm

The Slocan Ramblers are four-piece bluegrass band on the rise. Fearlessly creative and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The Slocans (2015 Edmonton Folk Fest Emerging Artist Award), have become a leading light on Canada’s roots music scene with their reputation for energetic live shows and impeccable musicianship.

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Friday, December 1, 2017 at 7:30 pm
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Singing Legends

SINGING LEGENDS Celebrity Hosts & Comedians hits the Jackpot! Las Vegas Singing Impressionist Houston MacPherson, Canadian Country Hall of Fame’s Marie Bottrell, Atlantic City’s Jackie Grainge team up for an unforgettable evening of dynamite impersonations. You’ll experience a buffet of over 35 legendary singers performing amazing tributes to Reba, Patsy, Dolly, Brenda Lee, Cash, Diamond, Elvis, The Rat Pack PLUS celebrity hosts with hilarious spot-on impressions from Jack Nicholson, George Burns, Ed Sullivan, Rodney Dangerfield, President Clinton. Standing ovations are the norm for this wonderfully-paced production backed by the hot band VEGAS TO NASHVILLE

Discounted tickets available for groups of 8 or more. Please contact the Roxy Box Office for group bookings. (519) 371-2833

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Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 8:00 pm
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Coco Love Alcorn – Wonderland Tour

Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 8pm

Coco Love Alcorn has always followed her spirit, but never so literally as with her latest album, Wonderland. This project features a collection of original songs that are being sung by choirs across Canada and beyond. “The ultimate musical spark plug…I have never seen another performer able to bring people together like Coco does.” – James Keelaghan. Coco will perform with her band and a pop-up community choir.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 8:00 pm
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A Swingin’ Christmas with Toronto All Star Big Band

Much More Than a Christmas Concert!

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year Big Band Style with swinging renditions of seasonal as well as all time favorites from the Golden Age of Swing. This vibrant exciting young band revives the spirit, style, and sound of the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s, capturing the warmth, joy, and magic of the holiday season.
A genuine time capsule that is sure to put you in the holiday spirit. Not to be missed!

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Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm
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A Charlie Brown Christmas

The Roxy Young Company
presents
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 7:00pm

The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation, in which Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts Gang discover the true meaning of Christmas.

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Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm
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Beckett Family New Years

The Beckett Family is sure to get your toes tappin’ with their arrangements of traditional country music and old time fiddling.  Their show captures the corners of country music from western swing to bluegrass, includes exhilarating step dancing, down home humor and special guests.  Their New Years Eve celebration has become a local tradition that is sure to entertain all ages.  Be sure to get your tickets early and come join the fun!!

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Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm
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The Children’s Hour

57th Annual Owen Sound Little Theatre Playbill

TThe Children’s Hour
Directed by Corry Lapointe
By Lillian Hellman
Dramatists Play Service
Feb. 1-3, 7-10, 2018

A drama set in an all-girls New England boarding school run by two women, Karen and Martha, this play shows the power words hold after a malicious young girl starts a rumor about the women that quickly turns to scandal. As the girl watches what she started grow out of control, she sticks by her story, a move that precipitates tragedy for Karen and Martha. The Children’s Hour is an incredible story of intolerance, injustice, life and loss.

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February 1-3 & 7-10, 2018 at 7:30 pm
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Johnny Gems and the Red Hot Bananas

Johnny Gems and the Red Hot Bananas brings back to life every major hit, from every major artist, from the Rock ‘n’ Roll era of the 50s and 60s. They are a 5 piece band with an array of concerts behind them collectively performing for 30 years on the theater stage.

You’ll hear hits by Elvis, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Fats Domino, Bo Diddley and Bill Haley and the Comets! Also included are the Rockabilly classics by Eddie Cochrane, Gene Vincent and Buddy Holly.

The Doo Wop era with groups like The Diamonds, The Del Vikings and Dion and the Belmonts! Into the 1960s with The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Herman’s Hermits, The Animals, Gerry and the Pacemakers and many others from the British Invasion!

And also including American Pop artists like the Beach Boys, The Young Rascals and the Motown and Soul sound of The Four Tops, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye and Smokey Robinson and the Miracles!

Johnny Gems and the Red Hot Bananas are fast becoming one of the most sought after nostalgia groups which brings fun and life back to the Rock and Roll stage. Rock and Roll is Here to Stay!

We invite you to join us for Elsie’s Diner, Twin Bill “Flashback to the 50’s!

Take a trip back in time with a great meal at Elsie’s followed by a concert at the Roxy! The 50’s 60’s Era was truly a cherished era. You can still enjoy the essence of those times and travel down the memory lane by attending Johnny & The Red Hot Bananas “The Story of Rock & Roll” OR Jersey Seasons tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons & Jersey Boys, or both! Each concert is dedicated to golden years of music.

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Friday, March 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm
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Take It Easy: the Story of The Eagles

Take It Easy: The Story of The Eagles celebrates the music of legendary 1970s group “The Eagles”. Filled with some of Canada’s leading session musicians, they perform the legendary hits from the Eagles extensive career with soaring vocal harmonies and sizzling hot guitar solos. The first half of the evening features all the songs from the multi-million selling album “Eagles Greatest Hits 1971-1975.” The second half features classic hits from the later years, including solo hits by Don Henley and Joe Walsh. Don’t miss your favourites including “One of These Nights,” “Desperado,” “Heartache Tonight” and of course, “Hotel California”!

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Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 8:00 pm
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The Ghost Island Light

57th Annual Owen Sound Little Theatre Playbill

The Ghost Island Light
Directed by Kevin Haxell
By Peter Colley
April 5-7, 11-14, 2018

From the writer of The Donnellys and I’ll Be Back Before Midnight!, Peter Colley gives us his latest comedy-thriller about a new lighthouse keeper, Josiah, and his beautiful, and much-younger society wife, Rowena. Joining them in the isolated lighthouse on a windswept rock is Brandon, a handsome young assistant, as well as restless spirits, ghoulish apparitions and the mournful sounds of a smashed pipe organ that still plays after dark. Be prepared for laughter, suspense and more than a few things that go bump in the night. OSLT is proud to be one of the first community theatres to present this new (2015) play by one of Canada’s most produced playwrights.

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April 5-7 & 11-14, 2018 at 7:30 pm
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Jersey Seasons

Recently, the Broadway musical Jersey Boys became an international hit and brought attention to the hits from the 1960s especially The Four Seasons. Twenty two year old Gavan Rousseau expresses the vocal quality of a young Frankie Valli that is reminiscent of his

 

appearance on the Ed Sullivan show in 1962. Close your eyes and it’s Frankie Valli. Backed by the fabulous Gem Tones and incorporating the look, instrumentation, and harmonies of the original Four Seasons, this group will bring back memories and songs like

Sherry Baby, Walk Like a Man, Dawn, Rag Doll and Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You with ease and the nostalgic flair of those years gone by.

We invite you to join us for Elsie’s Diner, Twin Bill “Flashback to the 50’s!

Take a trip back in time with a great meal at Elsie’s followed by a concert at the Roxy! The 50’s 60’s Era was truly a cherished era. You can still enjoy the essence of those times and travel down the memory lane by attending Johnny & The Red Hot Bananas “The Story of Rock & Roll” OR Jersey Seasons tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons & Jersey Boys, or both! Each concert is dedicated to golden years of music.

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Friday, April 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm
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Motown Gold

Motown Gold celebrates the legendary record label from Detroit that launched careers for The Temptations, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson and more! “Motown Gold” features outstanding live musical performances with soulful lead vocalists backed by the renowned Rudy & The Angels band. This amazing show will have you singing, clapping and even dancing to the infectious Motown groove! Song highlights include “My Girl” “Stop! In the Name of Love” “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” “I Can’t Help Myself” and of course, the amazing duet “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”.

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Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 8:00 pm
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Buddy Holly’s Rockin’ Dance Party

Buddy Holly’s Rockin’ Dance Party is an incredible performance starring international tribute artist Jeff Giles. Best known for his leading role in “The Buddy Holly Story” across the globe, Giles captures the look, sound and energy of Buddy Holly live in concert. You’ll hear all of Buddy’s biggest hits including, “Peggy Sue”, “That’ll Be the Day” “It’s So Easy” “Oh Boy” and more! As a special bonus this “Rockin’ Dance Party” also features hits from Ritchie Valens “Oh Donna”, “La Bamba”, Dion and the Belmonts “Why Must I Be a Teenager in Love” and many more 1950’s favourites.

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Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm
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Rabbit Hole

57th Annual Owen Sound Little Theatre Playbill

Rabbit Hole
Directed by Carol LeNestour
By David Lindsay-Abaire
Dramatist Play Service
May 31, June 1-2, 6-9, 2018

Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places, and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rabbit Hole is a surprisingly funny and heart-rending portrait of one family’s tragedy and the trials of navigating the unimaginable.

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May 31 - June 2 & June 6-9, 2018 at 7:30 pm
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