Arts & Entertainment

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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Rock Island Presents – Dinner & Concert with Logan McKillop

  Wawa-news is excited to be attending tonight’s dinner and concert at Rock Island Lodge at 6 p.m. It will be an excellent dinner prepared by Wawa’s talented Judy Moore and crew. Dinner features baguette, Greek Salad/Chick Pea Salad. The main course is Porketta with roasted potatoes and a veggie medley. Dessert will be a hard choice between a Strawberry ...

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The LDHC Foundation’s Special Anniversary

  On Saturday, June 22 the LDHC Foundation will host its annual Wine Tasting Event. This year marks the 10thAnniversary for the Foundation and there is so much to celebrate. Cindy Jozin of Green Cabin Pottery has crafted beautiful wine goblets to help celebrate this special occasion. Each goblet is unique in its shape and colouring. Thank you Cindy for ...

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There are no Fakes

The Thunder Bay Art Gallery in collaboration with Magnus Theatre are excited to bring There Are No Fakes, to Thunder Bay for a limited time. The documentary film by award-winning director Jamie Kastner and executive producer Mark Anthony Jacobson, uncovers never-before-heard details about the largest case of art forgery in Canadian history, surrounding the work by Indigenous artist Norval Morrisseau. ...

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A Monster Truck Show is Coming

…to BlaSters (Soo Blaster) on Friday, June 28 at 8 pm (doors open at 7:30). This hard-hitting Canadian act with an energetic stage show hails from Hamilton Ontario. These Canadian rockers have three studio full albums under their belts (Furiosity, 2013, Sittin’ Heavy, 2016 and are currently pushing their latest True Rockers, 2018) The band is loud and is knows ...

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The LDHC Foundation Has Begun Preparations for Annual Wine Tasting

The LDHC Foundation is making preparations for its annual Wine Tasting Event. This year the event promises to be extra special since the Foundation is celebrating its 10thAnniversary. The committee has been working hard to plan an exciting evening for attendees. Wines and local craft beers are being selected as well as accompanying appetizers. Please mark this date on your ...

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It’s pink boa time!

In less than a week, one of Broadway’s longest-running shows, Mamma Mia, will begin a four day run of performances by Superior Heights OnStage, the theatre company at the Community Theatre Centre (White Pines), comprised entirely of students — onstage and backstage.   “It’s such a great story and the music is so catchy, it’s the kind of show you ...

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Karate Tournament Returns to Wawa

Sensei Matt Larrett is hosting the first karate tournament in Wawa in a decade. This small regional tournament will be held at Michipicoten High School, on Sunday, June 2. The doors will open at 9:00 a.m. with the Black Belt Meeting and Warm Up at 9:30 a.m.   Matt explained “I’ll be expanding and aiming for something bigger next year. I’m ...

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Anvil to play SSM’s SooBlaster

SooBlaster will be juggling two heavy metal titans on Sunday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m. Canadian legends Anvil will be headlining the show with Edmonton-based rockers Striker as the main co-host of the event. This will be two metal shows in the past six weeks as SooBlaster has realized there was an appetite for hard rock in the Soo with ...

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Atomic MusicFest is Coming This August

Corey McKenzie of AstroRabbit Entertainment has been working on a Heavy Metal festival for quite some time. Corey’s vision and hard work have caught the interest of many who have been following his story. The festival will be held outdoors from Friday, August 9 until Sunday, August 11, at the Elliot Lake Airport. Corey has the support of the local ...

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