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Students use music to raise awareness of immigration issues

February 14, 2018   ·   0 Comments


If/Then explores the “What if?” at Theatre Aurora

Have you ever wondered what would have happened if you went the other direction when you came to a fork in the road? Of course you have, we all have, but, for most of us, it is a question that will always be unanswered. The possibilities, however, are fun to explore and that is just what Theatre Aurora will do when the curtain rises on If/Then next Thursday, January 25.

Countdown is on for 2018 Aurora Winter Blues Festival

Temperatures may have plummeted again after a midweek warm spell, but heat will soon be in the air.


“Magical” evening in store for fathers and daughters at Snowflake Ball

It’s winter and there’s magic in the air – but not necessarily in the great outdoors. This Saturday, for local girls, and their fathers, uncles, and brothers, the magic will be found indoors in the showroom of Highland Automotive.


Strangers with the Same Dream explores important ideas of identity

“Reading.” It was Alison Pick’s answer to this writer’s question, “Where do you find your inspiration?” and an answer she freely admits “might sound like a boring response” but that is often the case for the Man Booker Prize nominated author.


Memories of the Old Library: 56 Victoria Street comes down

Starting Thursday, Demolition crews made fast work of the former home of the Aurora Public Library at 56 Victoria Street.


Wave of “silence breakers” inspire new life for century-old project

Public auditions for landmark theatrical revival set to begin Saturday at Cultural Centre


Upcoming grads putting finishing touches on Mayor’s Celebration of Youth Arts

Whether they are in the dark room, furiously wielding their paint brush, or limbering up their fingers for a few finishing touches on a sculpture, local Grade 12 students are gearing up to showcase their creativity for the community at large in the Mayor’s Celebration of Youth Arts.


“Strangers with the Same Dream” selected for One Book One Aurora 2018

Acclaimed novel by Allison Pick looks at early foundations of modern Israel


Temple of Fame will once again harness the power of local women – 100 years on

A century ago, Aurora women were looking to their heroines. It was a dark time in our history. World War One was still raging, thousands of Canadians had died, and suffrage was still something being fought for. But where there is darkness, there is also light. By breathing life to their heroines – women who led empires, changed the world through the written word, or exercised everyday heroism in the raising of their children at home – they too were determined to shine a light onto the world around them.

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