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127 Hours: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Apr
29
6:00 PM
"There is no force more powerful than the will to live," explains Aron Ralston, who faced an unimaginable challenge with his life-or-death decision. An ordinary man who was pushed to the extreme, he demonstrates the human capacity for the extraordinary, proving anyone can survive the most grueling circumstances. A talented storyteller, Ralston recounts his ordeal, shedding new light on the meaning of sacrifice, and on what is truly important.
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Canadian Brass

Apr
30
8:00 PM
Canadian Brass is made up of five extraordinary talents: visionary founder, tuba legend and business specialist Chuck Daellenbach plus four of the next generation’s top brass stars—Caleb Hudson, Christopher Coletti, Achilles Liarmakopoulos, and Bernhard Scully.
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Cozy Music (Cosima Grunsky)

May
02
11:00 AM
Cosima creates a warm-hearted environment that makes children feel ‘cozy’ and very much a part of the delight and creativity of music. Come share the music and maybe a teddy or two will join in for a song!
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Comedy Fest Canada Presents: Sebastian Maniscalco

May
02
7:30 PM
Sebastian Maniscalco is a stand-up comic who recently sold a half-hour pitch based on his life to NBC, to be written and executive produced by Austen Earl with Greg Garcia attached to produce and show-run. Sebastian can most recently be seen in his hilarious new special AREN’T YOU EMBARRASSED?, which aired on Showtime. Sebastian has had comedy specials on Showtime and Comedy Central (SEBASTIAN MANISCALCO: WHAT’S WRONG WITH PEOPLE? and SEBASTIAN LIVE!, respectively). He has also appeared as a regular correspondent on THE TONIGHT SHOW, as well as on THE LATE, LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FURGUSON; LOPEZ TONIGHT; Tim Meadows’ THE VERY FUNNY SHOW; Comedy Central’s PREMIUM BLEND; Showtime’s COMICS WITHOUT BORDERS; COMICS UNLEASHED; and HOLLYWOOD UNCENSORED.
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Cecilia String Quartet (CSQ)

May
03
11:45 AM
Taking their name from St. Cecilia, the patron saint of music, the Cecilia String Quartet continues to win praise following their 2010 First Prize at the Banff International String Quartet Competition (BISQC). The CSQ now perform for leading presenters in Canada, the United States, and Europe.
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Gloria (Symphony on the Bay)

May
03
3:00 PM
We are so pleased to welcome Masterworks of Oakville and Charlene Santoni, soprano as our guests to bring you the beautiful Poulenc, Gloria.
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Pedal Punk (Cirque Mechanics)

May
06
7:30 PM
Gather the family to see this one-of-a-kind performance – a rowdy modern circus where the mischief is on wheels! In Pedal Punk you’ll encounter unicycles that fly, wheel acrobats that hover, cyclists that whirl, pole climbers that soar and trapeze artists that float.
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The Burlington Concert Band proudly presents "An Enchanted Evening"

May
08
8:00 PM
The Burlington Concert Band proudly presents "An Enchanted Evening". Directed by Zoltan Kalman. Featuring a special performance by Zoltan Kalman of Philip Sparke's "Clarinet Concerto".
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Montreal Guitar Trio (MG3) : Der Prinz

May
09
7:30 PM
MG3 is coming back to Burlington to give yet another stellar performance! When it comes to bridging diverse genres of music, the MG3, which CBC described as “the hottest guitar ensemble in Canada,” has quickly established itself as a force to be reckoned with.
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Harbourtown Sound presents "Road Trip"

May
09
7:30 PM
Harbourtown Sound presents " Road Trip". On Saturday, May 9, 2015, we are delighted to share our wonderful music with you and your family. Our award winning men’s a cappella chorus and guests will present a variety of music to arouse your senses, both sight and sound.
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"Elvis" - Live at Madison Square Garden

May
14
8:00 PM
Live: Madison Square Garden - The “KING CONCERT SERIES”, featuring Steve Michaels, is the newest edition to the TVB Productions family of stage productions dedicated to the memory of the Elvis Presley. “Live: As Recorded at Madison Square Garden” faithfully recreates Elvis Presley’s magnificent return to New York City in staggering musical detail. An event not to be missed!
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Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

May
20
8:00 PM
SPONSORED BY: MICHAEL O'SULLIVAN. For 17 years, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet has consisted of top global choreographers, distinctive groundbreaking and accessible works, and virtuoso dancers, soaring to both popular and critical acclaim.
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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Burlington Student Theatre)

May
22
10:30 AM
May
22
7:30 PM
With lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, this is one of the most enduring musicals of all time. The story is based on Joseph’s "coat of many colors.” Joseph encounters and overcomes many obstacles on his journey. Catchy music and a universal storyline will have the whole audience cheering, “Go, Go, Go, Joseph!”
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The Orchestra for Kids (Symphony on the Bay)

May
23
11:00 AM
An interactive program for children ages 3 – 11. Small ensembles from the orchestra will demonstrate their instruments, perform short pieces and educate children in an interesting and interactive program. The highlight of the event is the rotating hands-on activity where children will try a variety of musical instruments and become the musicians themselves.
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Cinderella: Burlington Ballet Theatre

May
24
2:00 PM
A Prince? Ugly Stepsisters? It Must Be ...Well, You Know...Quick, name this ballet. Its narrative is created by an onstage storyteller sitting on the moon, who enlists the help of a young assistant to ply his leading character. A handsome prince makes his grand entrance sliding down a marble balustrade...followed by the mysterious young woman with whom he will fall in love ... followed by her two mean and ugly stepsisters. Come join the Burlington Ballet Theatre on May 24, 2015 for an afternoon of magic with CINDERELLA to a beautiful score of Sergei Prokofiev's music. BBT is a not-for-profit ballet organization synonymous in the community for quality and integrity of training over the past 26 years. The company's mission is to introduce audiences to the beauty and artistry of Ballet world through the involvement of local children, teens and adults.
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