Arts & Entertainment

Rock Island Lodge Presents – Leo Lepiano

Rock Island Lodge is winding down its concert season for 2019 – but tonight they are featuring Wawa resident Leo Lepiano. Leo will be playing a free concert tonight, although attendees are asked to bring a food item for the Wawa Community Food bank. Concert hosts explain, “Leo lives in Wawa and sings to the trees and unsuspecting wedding guests. ...

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Les artistes de l’école Saint-Joseph affichent leurs talents

  Les artistes inscrits au cours d’arts médiatiques de la 10e année à l’école secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont tenu tout récemment leur première exposition holographique. Deux projets étaient à l’honneur: la combinaison siamoise alors que le second projet mettait en vedette la vie qui tient par un bout de laine. Ces projets furent dirigés par l’enseignante Mme Valérie Lévesque. Les élèves ...

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Saint-Joseph students showcase artistic talent

  The artists in the grade 10 Media Arts class at École secondaire Saint-Joseph (Wawa) had the great honour of hosting their first holographic art exhibition. Two projects, directed by their teacher Mme Valérie Lévesque, were showcased: the Siamese combination while the second project featured life held by a string of wool. Students took pride in sharing the originality of ...

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Rock Island Lodge House Concert with Jean-Paul De Roover

  Jean-Paul De Roover, who hails from Thunder Bay is much more than just a solo artist. He creates a performance with the live looping of guitars and a voice used as an instrument to construct songs piece by piece before your eyes. Beginning in silence his performance could lead anywhere as he builds it live, inviting his audience to become ...

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Double Fundraiser Benefit – Saturday Night

There is a fundraising benefit for Nick Wiwchairyk and the Dwyer family planned for Saturday Night. There is live music, door prizes and lots of fun. Two youth, Abrielle will be singing and Ezekiel will be playing accordian. Organizers say “We are holding this benefit to show our community that no family has to go through their battles alone. They’re ...

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Time to go to the Soo – Pete is performing!

Best to order your tickets immediately – Pete Zedlacher will be performing at Soo Blaster on Friday, November 8th! Premium Comedy and Soo Blaster are proud to present one of Canada’s most sought after comedians Pete Zedlacher performing live Friday, November 8, 9 p.m. at Soo Blaster located at 345 Queen St. E. Pete is a graduate of the prestigious ...

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Rock Island Lodge House Concert & Dinner with Mary Fraser

  Mary trained in classical violin for the first decade and a half of her life, but has now moved into traditional music, she’s travelled to many places with rich fiddle traditions, immersing in the tunes and styles of Ireland, Scotland, Appalachia and New England.  Mary says “I love the fun of ragtime tunes and sappy waltzes from the 20s, as well as haunting ...

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Rock Island House Concert and Dinner with Tragedy Ann

  The award-winning music of Guelph folk duo Tragedy Ann inspires chills, provokes smiles, and reminds you to breathe. With the occasional nod to alt. blues and handshake with contemporary folk-rock, Liv Cazzola and Braden Phelan intertwine the storytelling power of Tom Waits with the musical nuance of Mandolin Orange, crafting something simultaneously familiar and fresh. Rooted in passionate vocal ...

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Rock Island House Concert and Dinner with David Archibald – August 9

  If the Northern Nationals are not your thing – perhaps enjoying Judy’s cooking and an evening with David Archibald should be on your list. David Archibald played his first guitar in Spain, and you can still find the warmth of the Andalusian sunshine in his music. His work on Great Lakes marine heritage Spirit of the Inland Sea has ...

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Where Oh Where Is Hayley Cramer?

Good question, as we were supposed to have a phone interview to promote the upcoming Kewadin show with Pop Evil and Buckcherry this Saturday, but she was a no show, no call ha ha ha ; but I was ready, my phone app was on, my questions were carefully in order and tic tok tic tok is all I heard. ...

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AU’s Great Lakes International Summer Music Institute Hosts Summer Concert Series

In its inaugural year, Algoma University’s Great Lakes International Summer Music Institute is hosting a Summer Concert Series July 25, Aug. 1 and 2. The series will feature performances by some of Canada’s top classical musicians, including Corey Gemmell, Simon Fryer, Robert Uchida, Elizabeth McDonald, resident musicians Ed and Anne Louise-Turgeon, as well as special guests Katherine Wheatley and Wendell ...

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Rhythm & Grace to Visit Wawa

  Fiddles, keyboard, Irish whistle, accordion, bass, guitar, and step-dancing will all be a part of the dynamic, faith-filled shows on the upcoming tour by Rhythm and Grace, a Celtic-Gospel group comprised of Alex and Miriam Duketow and their nine talented children. From Ontario to BC, Rhythm and Grace will share their inspirational Celtic-Gospel and folk songs which capture stories ...

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Rock Island Lodge Presents – Crystal Journey

      Rock Island Lodge presents Crystal Journey in a House Concert on Wednesday, June 26th! Crystal Journey and David Hickey perform with 8-12 Paiste Planet, Symphonic and Sound Creation Gongs. Every Gong features a strong fundamental note tuned to represent a natural harmonic series based on the orbital properties of the Sun, the Earth, the Moon and the ...

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Rock Island Dinner and House Concert – June 23

  Rose-Erin Stokes will be visiting Rock Island Lodge tomorrow night, and Judy is once again planning a delicious meal. From Rose-Erin’s website. ” When listening to the hauntingly beautiful melodies on Wherever I Go, the debut full-length album by Rose-Erin Stokes, you can’t help but be transfixed by every lilting note, every phrase and every plucked string. There is ...

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The LDHC Foundation’s 2019 Summer Wine Tasting Event Is Fast Approaching!

This year the Summer Wine Tasting Event is being held at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre on Saturday, June 22 from 8:00 – 10:30 pm. To celebrate the Foundation’s 10th anniversary, an extra special evening has been planned. With wines and beers to taste, delicious appetizers to sample, live music to listen to and commemorative goblets to buy it promises ...

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