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Educational programs abound in Cultural Centre’s 2018-2019 season

October 12, 2018   ·   0 Comments

Whether you’re a teen looking to play the ukulele for the first time, or an adult looking to flex some long-resting creative muscles, the Aurora Cultural Centre’s Educational Programs offer something for everyone.

Apparitions abound as artist Hourie and Cultural Centre dive into macabre

Award-winning artist Troy Hourie creates a world of wonder. Whether it unfolds on the stage, within a small cabinet, or in the palm of the hand, he focuses on creating awe and advancing the form of “spectatorship” into an experience that is wholly immersive – and sometimes a bit spooky.

Cultural Centre lifts curtain on “Transformative & Bold” season By Brock Weir

As they approach their tenth anniversary, the Aurora Cultural Centre has established itself as a hub for the full artistic experience, but now they are kicking things up a notch, unveiling a new season they can only describe as “Transformative and Bold.”

Small-town Girl, Big-time Dream: Winner Announced for Magna Hoedown Showdown

Schomberg musician Vicki Biersteker is the winner of the 2018 Magna Hoedown Showdown. The finals took place on September 14 at the Magna Tent in Aurora. Biersteker, 22, competed onstage against nine other up-and-coming country artists...

Play #OnBeat at Aurora Public Library!

Immerse yourself in a symphony of artistic expression as APL plays #OnBeat this Culture Days with immersive experiences through music, writing, art and dance. On Saturday, September 29 from 1.30 – 4.15 p.m., enjoy performances, workshops and interactive activities that invite you to create, participate and share.

To See, or Not to See: “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [revised]”

A Review By Scott Johnston To see, or not to see? That is the question. If the subject of that question is Theatre Aurora’s season ...

These Boots Were Made For Rockin’: Magna Hoedown Showdown names its Top 10

There’s no better way to end summer than with a community-wide festival full of ribs, sweet treats, and of course, country music. The Magna Hoedown Showdown semi-finals took place on Aug. 25 at this year’s annual Aurora Ribfest.

Theatre Aurora kicks off 60th season tackling the complete Shakespeare – all at once

Tackling Shakespeare is a rite of passage for any high school student, not to mention any actor who ever hopes to be on stage, but how about tackling all of Shakespeare’s nearly-40 plays all in one go? It’s no sweat for Theatre Aurora, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.

The AFM is “On Beat” with Soup Fest this Culture Days!

The Aurora Farmers’ Market and Artisan Fair will be celebrating Culture Days with their popular “Soup Fest” which has become a much-anticipated annual tradition.

Hillary House Victory Ball presents a Century to Celebrate

It’s been 100 years since the first World War finally came to an close on what is now known as Armistice Day. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the Aurora Historical Society chose to name this year’s annual gala, the Hillary House Victory Ball.

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