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October 2016

2nd Annual Roy’s Harvest Concert in Aid of the Food Bank Network

October 16, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street
$10

Upbeat acoustic folk and contemporary songs from the 60s to the present day. Proceeds in aid of the Food Bank Network in memory of Roy Reid, who loved gardening, food and music, and sharing these with friends and family. TICKETS $10, available in advance from Allen' Road Trio - Jan Reid, Lisa Reid, Tom Boland - and at the door.  Door opens 1:30 pm. Cash & food donations will also be gratefully accepted on site by The Food Bank Network of the Bay of Islands…

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November 2016

Wetlands Watercolour Workshop

November 19, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

The Rotary Arts Centre in conjunction with Ducks Unlimited are happy to present our next workshop "Wetlands in Watercolour". Learn the basics of watercolour with local artist Chris Short, using Corner Brooks own wetlands as inspiration! Saturday November 19th 1:30 - 4:30 at the Rotary Arts Centre $15.00 Supplies included, bring your own camera recommended. Workshop includes a tour of Corner Brook Marsh, so dress appropriately. RSVP to e_bocking@ducks.ca to register. Space is limited.

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January 2017

Wintertide Music Festival – Lute Trio

January 5, 2017
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

January 5th, 7:30pm Rotary Arts Centre Tickets at the Arts & Culture Centre Box Office, Rotary Arts Centre Box Office, wintertidefestival.com or 634-8168

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Wintertide Music Festival – Lute Solo

January 6, 2017
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

January 6th, 7:30pm Rotary Arts Centre Tickets at the Arts & Culture Centre Box Office, Rotary Arts Centre Box Office, wintertidefestival.com or 634-8168

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April 2017

The Allison Crowe Show

April 22, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Corner Brook’s international recording and touring sensation Allison Crowe (http://allisoncrowe.com) is hyper-active this season – clearing snow, writing a book of prose poetry, “Fluttering,” and composing songs for a new album, “Rare Birds” (her 22nd release on Rubenesque Records). Allison (vocals, piano, guitar, fiddle, bodhran), joins Sarah White (mandolin, guitar, vocals), Keelan Purchase (accordion, 12-string guitar) & Greg House (percussion) to make a thrilling hybrid of Canadiana, Celtic, jazz, roots, folk, soul and original rock. Allison Crowe and Band together…

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August 2017

Mintze and Charlie

August 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

  Taiwanese violinist Mintze Wu, and Newfoundland accordion player, Charlie Payne have been enthralling audiences with their joyous presentation of traditional music for years.

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Hardtack

August 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Hardtack: Nick Hamlyn, Tom Brennan, and Stephen Rose return to GMSM’s summer season with three unique tribute shows. Back by popular demand, they’ll be performing an updated version of last years hit show “A Tribute to Ron Hynes and Stan Rogers” as well as two brand new tributes highlighting old-time country music, and singer-songwriters from all eras of music.

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September 2017

Introducing: Allison Crowe and Band

September 22, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

In league now, Allison Crowe (vocals, piano, guitar, fiddle, bodhran), Céline Sawchuk (cello, vocals), Sarah White (mandolin, ukulele, bouzouki, vocals), Dave Baird (bass, vocals) and Keelan Purchase (accordion, 12-string guitar, bodhran, harmonica, vocals) delight and thrill concert-goers in Corner Brook this month. "Soulful. Alive. Joyous. Grievous. Real, true, music is what I want to make," says bandleader Allison. And that’s just what happens. "No matter where Allison Crowe is in this world, that voice, that conviction, it crosses all borders.…

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October 2017

A Tribute to John Prine

October 6, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

John Prine truly is your favorite songwriter's favorite songwriter. Join Nick Hamlyn, Dan Hiltz, and Tom Brennan as they put their own twist on some of your favorite John Prine classics.

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Patrick Murray

October 7, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Retired Military Veteran turned Chanteur and Dreamer who traded his rifle and uniform for a guitar and songs. Who now travels the world converting hearts and minds through his music. Released his first professional EP album “Losing Sight of Shore” in 2013 while still actively serving in the military on deployment for counter drug enforcement operations in Caribbean. He will be releasing his first LP album this year with multi-instrumentalist and award winning musician JP Cormier producing. Mental Health Advocate…

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Roy’s Harvest Concert

October 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Join the folk group Allen's Road for a foot stompin' hand clapp' good time with all proceeds being donated to the Food Band Network.

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Monday Night Movie: Churchill

October 16, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Churchill is a 2017 British historical war drama film directed by Jonathan Teplitzky about the actions of Winston Churchill in the hours leading up to D-Day. The film stars Brian Cox as the titular character with Miranda Richardson and John Slattery in supporting roles.

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Pamala Morgan

October 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

For 19 years, Pamela Morgan was lead singer, guitarist, and arranger for Canada’s pioneering “Celtic” band, Newfoundland’s Figgy Duff, who brought the traditional music of Newfoundland to the world stage. Since then, Pamela has been spearheading her own independent record label, Amber Music, producing music for NL's finest roots artists, including four of her own solo CDs, and licensing tracks to various labels worldwide. As solo artist she has graced stages in England, Canada, the US and Europe, and overseen…

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Debut Atlantic

October 24, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Two extraordinary Atlantic Canadians join forces to bring their musical gifts back home! Debut Atlantic has teamed up Prince Edward Island violinist Christina Bouey and New Brunswick pianist Pierre-André Doucet for a special program sure to lift your spirits. Two musical powerhouses, this duo is sure to ignite the stage!

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Matthew Byrne

October 25, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Matthew Byrne releases his highly-anticipated third album - Horizon Lines - on August 11, 2017. This newest collection of traditional material explores a unique repertoire of songs from both sides of the Atlantic and continues Byrne’s journey through his own unique musical lineage. A guest appearance by Matthew’s dad (Joe Byrne) makes for a particularly special moment on this recording. Another highlight is an original ballad by Byrne, penned after discovering a fascinating family connection to a beautiful love story…

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Tragically Hip Tribute and Movie

October 28, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Please join us at the Rotary Arts Centre in celebrating the career of The Tragically Hip with a performance from local Hip Tribute Band "Day for Night" featuring Mark Smallwood (vocals), Paul Lockyer (drums), Ford Burden (lead guitar), Reg Flynn (guitars), and Rick Waterman (bass). This will be followed by a viewing of the Tragically Hip's award winning 2016 Tour Documentary Long Time Running.  

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November 2017

Let’s Duet feat. Nick Hamyln and Kacie Callahan

November 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Nick and Kacie perform your favorite duets throughout the years.

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Roxeen & Dalrymple

November 10, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

A modern take on traditional music featuring classical guitar and mandolin.

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Being Alive-Songs of the Stage

November 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Wendy Woodland accompanied by Jennifer Mathews will perform some of your favorite song form the stage.

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Debut Atlantic

November 13, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Wayne Weng, an award winning piano soloist will perform on the Rotary Arts Centre stage.

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Allen’s Road

November 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Jan Reid, Lisa Reid,Tom Boland and Mike McHugh will have your toes a tappin' and your fingers a snappin' with their upbeat harmonies. This will be a new format for the group as they play 4 songs from 6 different artists. Come out on the 18th to hear Allen's Road's take on The Beatles, Neil Young, Simon and Garfunkel, Johnny Cash, Blue Rodeo, and Creedence Clearwater Revival.

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Monday Night Movie: Lucky

November 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Lucky is an old US Navy veteran of rigid habits and attitudes in a small town. When his routine is interrupted by a sudden collapse at home, Lucky finds himself realizing that his remarkably healthy old age is going to face an inevitable decline and he has to accept it. In that difficult reassessment, Lucky must face up to what he believes in and how much it compares to his neighbors' priorities. In doing so, Lucky finds that his life…

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December 2017

A Tribute to Tom Petty

December 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Join Nick Hamlyn, Emma Peckford, Bridget and Dahlia, Dan Hiltz, Kacie Callahan, and Mark Bragg as they pay tribute to the late Tom Petty.  

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Tidings: Allison Crowe’s Music for the Season & All-Time

December 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - December 9, 2017 @ 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Canada's amazing Allison Crowe (vocals, piano, guitar, fiddle & bodhran) is joined by surprise musical guests to bring “Tidings” – music for the season & all-time. Tidings delivers comforts and joys – stirring together traditional Christmas and holiday favourites with an organic blend of rock, jazz, folk, Celtic, roots and soul. Two nights – December 8 & 9, 2017 – at the RAC! Allison Crowe regularly travels from her Corner Brook home to delight audiences across Europe and North America.…

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January 2018

Monday Movie: The Mighty Ducks

January 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street
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Reminiscences

January 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

A night to look back at the history of hockey in the province and the city of Corner Brook hosted by Stephen Brunt and Randall Maggs

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The HeART of Hockey

January 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Join us at the RAC as we celebrate Hockey Day In Canada with a hockey themed show with performances from The Graham Academy, Dance Studio West, Wendy Woodland, Randy Maggs, Nick Hamlyn, and The Tragically Hip Tribute Band- Days for Night. Tickets are available online, at the Box Office open Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm, or by phone at (709) 630 0012.

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Dear Leonard Cohen

January 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Year two of the powerful tribute concert to Canada's famous son, the wonderfully versatile Leonard Cohen. Local and "imported" artists will pay tribute through his music, his prose and his poetry. Featuring performances from Allison Crowe, Len O'Neil, Mark Bragg, Bridget & Dahlia, Emma Peckford and many more!

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Dear Leonard Cohen

January 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Year two of the powerful tribute concert to Canada's famous son, the wonderfully versatile Leonard Cohen. Local and "imported" artists will pay tribute through his music, his prose and his poetry. Featuring performances from Allison Crowe, Len O'Neil, Mark Bragg, Bridget & Dahlia, Emma Peckford and many more!

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February 2018

Lost but not Forgotten

February 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Nick Hamlyn, Lloyd Gardner, Darryl Parrett, Daniel Hiltz perform the songs of those we have lost in 2017. Featuring the music of Tom Petty/Gord Downie/Chuck Berry/David Cassidy/Fats Domino/Malcolm Young/J Geils/Chris Cornell/Don Williams/Gregg Allman.

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Rube & Rake

February 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

The two members, Josh Sandu (vocals/guitar/banjo) and Andrew Laite (vocals/guitar), have been honing their craft for the better part of four years, playing all across Canada. In the midst of releasing their debut album “Back and Forth”, the two are primed to have a busy year. They have recently appeared on CBC television as a feature artist on “Absolutely Canadian”, played multiple summer festivals in Newfoundland and Labrador, and are currently planning to tour their album across the country. Join…

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Kellie Loder

February 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Kellie Loder is a Juno Nominated singer / songwriter from Newfoundland & Labrador, and very much a part of the vibrant artistic community she grew up in. Loder has a voice, which the NL Telegram describes as “so powerful, yet serene and soulful”. Loder is quickly becoming recognized as one of the province’s most prolific songwriters bringing honest, dynamic feeling and lyrically driven content to each song. Her melodies never fail to get stuck in the heads of her audience,…

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Debut Atlantic-VC2 Cello Duo

February 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

VC2 seeks to take a place at the forefront of the Canadian chamber music world, bringing their unique brand of cello-fueled music coast-to-coast. The duo recently returned from the soundSCAPE performance and composition exchange in Maccagno, Italy bringing home with them a number of new works by emerging international composers. In February 2018, VC2 will embark on a tour of Atlantic Canada, presented by Debut Atlantic

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From Broadway with Love

February 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

An evening of love from the pens of some of Broadways best known composers and lyricists. Wendy and Jennifer will bring you to tears and laughter as they sing their way through many old favourites and some we bet you've never heard before.

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The Noah Hamilton Trio

February 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

The Noah Hamilton Trio consists of Noah on keys,guitar and vocals, Noah Thomas on Bass and Harry Callanhan on Drums. Join them as they perform Jazz Standards as well as some original material.

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Monday Movie: The Florida Project

February 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.

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March 2018

The Cuddle Bed Project

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

The Cuddle Bed Project is a fundraiser to buy the first cuddle bed for the Palliative Care Unit at Western Memorial Regional Hospital in Corner Brook. A cuddle bed is a larger sized hospital bed that can comfortably fit two people. It allows a loved one to lay with a patient during their end of life care. The Cuddle Bed Concert and Auction will feature talented local performers Emma Peckford and duo Bridget and Dahlia, as well as Mark Bragg…

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A Tribute to Johnny Cash

March 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Join us at the RAC as Tom Boland and his Band will pay tribute to the late great Man in Black himself Johnny Cash. Joining Tom will be Darren Vincent (guitar), Scott Sheppard (Double Bass), Mike Moulton (Drums) as well as special guest performers Darren Osmond Jan Reid, Lisa Reid, and Lori Lee Pike.

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April 2018

Monday Movie: I, Tonya

April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

I, Tonya is a 2017 American black comedy biographical film directed by Craig Gillespie and written by Steven Rogers. It follows the life of figure skater Tonya Harding and her connection to the 1994 attack on her rival Nancy Kerrigan. It features interviews with the characters in mockumentary-style set in the modern day, as well as fourth wall breaking. Margot Robbie (who also produced) stars as Harding, Sebastian Stan plays Harding's husband Jeff Gillooly, and Allison Janney plays Harding's mother…

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Mark Bragg CD Release

April 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Join Mark as he is set to release his latest record "Winter".

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A Tribute to Bob Dylan

April 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Join Nick Hamlyn, Scott Sheppard, and Mike Moulton as they pay tribute to the career of one of the world greatest song writers Bob Dylan.

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Jordan Harnum

April 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Join Jordan as he brings his own brand of tradition Newfoundland music to the Rotary Arts Centre Stage.

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From Broadway with Love with Wendy Woodland and Jennifer Mathews

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Join Jennifer and Wendy as they perform many of your favorite love songs from the Broadway stage.

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Monday Movie: Darkest Hour

April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and…

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June 2018

Little Shop of Horrors

June 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names "Audrey II" - after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as as he keeps feeding it BLOOD. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II's out of this world origins and intent towards global domination. Presented by The Graham Academy, featuring Senior Company.

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Little Shop of Horrors

June 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names "Audrey II" - after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as as he keeps feeding it BLOOD. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II's out of this world origins and intent towards global domination. Presented by The Graham Academy, featuring Senior Company.  

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Little Shop of Horrors

June 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names "Audrey II" - after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as as he keeps feeding it BLOOD. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II's out of this world origins and intent towards global domination. Presented by The Graham Academy, featuring Senior Company.

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July 2018

The Drawer Boy

July 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Miles, an aspiring actor from Toronto, has relocated to rural Ontario. The actor’s theatre company is there to research country life with the hopes of developing a play. During an extended visit with two farmers, Miles discovers the challenges of manual labor and inadvertently stumbles upon a secret that has been held for decades. The Drawer Boy is a show about the stories we tell ourselves and how they shape the world around us. Featuring Ian Locke, Jordan Stringer, and…

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I Do! I Do!

July 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

  The story of a marriage is at the center of I Do! I Do!, an intimate and nostalgic work by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones (The Fantasticks). Written as a star vehicle for theatre legends, Mary Martin and Robert Preston, the original Broadway production received seven Tony Award nominations. Featuring Tracy Michailidis, and Jonathan Monro. This intimate musical follows one couple through fifty years of love, quarrels and marriage.

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I Do! I Do!

July 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

  The story of a marriage is at the center of I Do! I Do!, an intimate and nostalgic work by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones (The Fantasticks). Written as a star vehicle for theatre legends, Mary Martin and Robert Preston, the original Broadway production received seven Tony Award nominations. Featuring Tracy Michailidis and Jonathan Monro. This intimate musical follows one couple through fifty years of love, quarrels and marriage.

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East Valley Special

July 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

  Come get folked up! East Valley Special is a 3-piece band comprised of Nick Hamlyn (guitar, vocals), Sarah White (mandolin, vocals) and Tom Brennan (violin, vocals). Hailing from Corner Brook, East Valley Special is happy to join GMSM’s lineup of Trad Artists. Covering a wide array of songs, an evening with these musicians will take you through various eras and artists, but always with their own folk-inspired flavor for good measure. Come hear some old favorites, and perhaps gain…

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I Do! I Do!

July 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

The story of a marriage is at the center of I Do! I Do!, an intimate and nostalgic work by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones (The Fantasticks). Written as a star vehicle for theatre legends, Mary Martin and Robert Preston, the original Broadway production received seven Tony Award nominations. Featuring Tracy Michailidis and Jonathan Monro. This intimate musical follows one couple through fifty years of love, quarrels and marriage.

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I Do! I Do!

July 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

The story of a marriage is at the center of I Do! I Do!, an intimate and nostalgic work by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones (The Fantasticks). Written as a star vehicle for theatre legends, Mary Martin and Robert Preston, the original Broadway production received seven Tony Award nominations. Featuring Tracy Michailidis and Jonathan Monro. This intimate musical follows one couple through fifty years of love, quarrels and marriage.

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King of Broadway

July 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

After a nearly sold-out run last season, King of Broadway is back again! Based on the book King of Broadway by Charles Foster, this show features an original script and songs by Jody Richardson telling the story of Donald Brian, a Newfoundlander who became one of the biggest stars on Broadway at the turn of the 20th century. Starring Jody Richardson, Wendy Woodland, Ian Locke, and Robert Humber, this show captures the hearts of the audience with the story of…

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King of Broadway

July 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

After a nearly sold-out run last season, King of Broadway is back again! Based on the book King of Broadway by Charles Foster, this show features an original script and songs by Jody Richardson telling the story of Donald Brian, a Newfoundlander who became one of the biggest stars on Broadway at the turn of the 20th century. Starring Jody Richardson, Wendy Woodland, Ian Locke, and Robert Humber, this show captures the hearts of the audience with the story of…

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August 2018

Rum Ragged

August 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Few traditional Newfoundland bands have risen as quickly in the ranks as Rum Ragged. Formed by singer/guitarist Mark Manning and singer/accordion player Aaron Collis along with Anthony Chafe on bodhran and Michael Boone on bass and banjo. Rum Ragged has garnered respect from a loyal, ever-growing fan base as well as their musical peers. From spirited instrumentals to heartfelt ballads, they pay homage to the greats that came before them while carving out a fresh, unique sound of their own.

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An Evening with Jody Richardson and Friends

August 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

One of Newfoundland's most accomplished musicians, frontman Jody Richardson gathers some of your favorite GMSM musicians - Diederik, Sarah, Robert, and Michael, for a musical adventure like no other. Featuring Jody Richardson, Robert Humber, Michael Moulton, Diederik van Dijk, and Sarah Newell.

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King of Broadway

August 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

  After a nearly sold-out run last season, King of Broadway is back again! Based on the book King of Broadway by Charles Foster, this show features an original script and songs by Jody Richardson telling the story of Donald Brian, a Newfoundlander who became one of the biggest stars on Broadway at the turn of the 20th century. Starring Jody Richardson, Wendy Woodland, Ian Locke, and Robert Humber, this show captures the hearts of the audience with the story…

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King of Broadway

August 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

  After a nearly sold-out run last season, King of Broadway is back again! Based on the book King of Broadway by Charles Foster, this show features an original script and songs by Jody Richardson telling the story of Donald Brian, a Newfoundlander who became one of the biggest stars on Broadway at the turn of the 20th century. Starring Jody Richardson, Wendy Woodland, Ian Locke, and Robert Humber, this show captures the hearts of the audience with the story…

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Ramblin’ Rovers

August 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

  The Ramblin' Rovers are Tom Boland and Darren Osmond. They have been performing their unique blend of Irish / Newfoundland / Folk music for the past 6 years. They've been known to put a traditional twist on some classic rock songs as well. They always guarantee a fun show, with lots of toe-tapping, rollicking tunes.

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Hillsburn with Hunting Winter

August 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

  Indie rock band from Halifax, "Hillsburn" will be performing at the Rotary Arts Centre on September 8th at 8pm. They will be accompanied by local artist Hunting Winter (Justin Mahoney).

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Point of Origin – Opening Reception

August 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Point of Origin, a solo exhibition by Lauren Brinson, will be on display at the Tina Dolter Gallery from August 10th to September 4th. Join us on Friday, August 10th from 5:00 - 6:30pm for the Opening Reception!

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Bohemians in Brooklyn

August 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Bohemians in Brooklyn is something between cabaret, storytelling, chamber music and musical theatre. It tells the story of the remarkable collection of artists that lived together at 7 Middagh Street in Brooklyn, New York from 1939 until the building’s demolition in 1945. Among them were: the poet WH Auden; composer Benjamin Britten and his life­ partner the tenor Peter Pears; the southern writer Carson McCullers; the burlesque star turned author Gypsy Rose Lee; composer and author Paul Bowles and his wife, the author Jane Bowles; composer,…

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Nick Hamlyn and The Mayhem

August 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

  Familiar to many stages on Newfoundland’s west coast, the Mayhem are coming to the GMSM stage for a performance of the band’s favorite songs. Playing everything from beloved Newfoundland tunes to some of Canada’s best-known songwriters, this show is sure to have something for everyone!

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September 2018

Hank Williams Tribute

September 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

A grand interpretation of the one and only Hank Williams performed by the one and only Nick Hamlyn!

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Ensemble Made in Canada and Angela Park

September 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

The Mosaic Project coupled with a Brahms Piano Quartet promises to make a night to remember. https://www.ensemblemadeincanada.com/mosaique-project/about-the-project/ http://www.angelapark.com/

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Jesse Hackett

September 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

  Join Jesse as he performs some of his favorite country tunes as well as some of his own

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Movies at the RAC-Hearts Beat Loud

September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Widower and aging Brooklyn hipster Frank (Nick Offerman) starts a band with his teenage daughter Sam (Kiersey Clemons) just before she leaves home to attend college in California. When a song of theirs finds success online, it complicates Frank’s attempts to let go of his dreams of stardom and allow his daughter to find her own path in life. Ted Danson, Sasha Lane, Blythe Danner, and Toni Collette co-star. Directed by Brett Haley.

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David Smallwood

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

This book is a biography. It starts with the author's life in a small English village during and after WW2. It then describes his early training in London, and since 1963 his Medical experiences in Newfoundland. Ian has had a very interesting career, and has experienced cases that are far from ordinary. There is no cost to attend this event.

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Story@Eleven

September 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Join Story@Eleven as they perform they're favorite folk, country, pop, and light rock songs.

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October 2018

Allison Crowe Brings It On Home to You

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Corner Brook’s Allison Crowe creates music here at home on the west coast – and performs concerts solo & with her band across Europe and North America. Acclaimed internationally as an original songwriter and interpreter, Allison has "a voice to fall in love with," says Record of the Day (UK). Following release of “Welcome to Us: Acts 1 & 2”, a live double-album (her 22nd recording on Rubenesque Records) Allison’s written a book of prose poetry titled “Fluttering”. This Summer…

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November 2018

Hank Williams Tribute

November 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

  Ryan Cook IS Hank Williams. Ryan and his band will performer many of Hank's greatest and most memorable tunes.

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Daniel and Stephiane Payne

November 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street
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Quote the Raven

November 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

MusicNL Award nominated folk duo. Fantastic tune and stellar harmonies will leave you breathless.

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Movie Night at the RAC

November 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

After moving to Paris, author Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette agrees to ghostwrite a semi-autobiographical novel for her husband. Its success soon inspires her to fight for creative ownership and overcome the societal constraints of the early 20th century.

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Debut Atlantic – Classical Guitar Duo

November 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Debut Atlantic presents Classical Guitar Duo Cowan and Cicchillitti.

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An Acoustic Tribute to Neil Young

November 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Join Nick Hamlyn and Daniel Hiltz as they pay tribute to the acoustic songs of Neil Young.

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December 2018

A Celtic Christmas with the Ramblin’ Rovers

December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Celebrate the season Celtic style with the Ramblin’ Rovers at the RAC! Tom Boland, Darren Osmond, and special guests Jan Reid, Lori Lee Pike and Lucas Osmond will jump start your Christmas Spirit with their harmony-rich rhythmic acoustic rendering of Newfoundland and Celtic Christmas classics, popular Christmas songs and Christmas carols cherished through the ages. Sing along as you welcome the peace and joy of the season. Reserve your tickets now, and wrap yourself in the familiar warmth and laughter…

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Sound of Music Sing-a-long-a

December 9 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Our annual Sound of Music Sing-a-Long. Come in costume or come as yourself. There will be treats for the kiddos and prizes for best costumes

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A Rum Ragged Christmas

December 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Join the boys from Rum Ragged as they perform songs new and old with a few seasonal classics thrown in for good measure.

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Penning the Carol

December 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

The play, adapted and performed by Aiden Flynn is a one-actor version of the Dickens Classic, A Christmas Carol. It's a retelling of "The Carol" that supposes Scrooge and the accompanying cast of characters are created in a session of intense writing and storytelling on Christmas Eve, 1843.

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A Very Nick Hamlyn Christmas

December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Arts Centre, 5 Park Street

Join Nick Hamlyn as he helps us all get in the holiday mood with some of the lesser known holiday classics that will have you laughing and clapping and stomping along with Nick as he entertains you as only he can. As usual Nick will also be bringing along some very special surprise guests.

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