GET­TING OUT

Your guide to what’s hap­pen­ing in and around the city

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Theatre — Lo­cal

Hamil­ton Fringe Fes­ti­val. July 14 to 24. More than 40 com­pa­nies of­fer­ing mu­si­cals, dance, come­dies, magic shows, dra­mas, and fam­ily en­ter­tain­ment, more than 300 per­for­mances. To see all the times, venues and shows go to hamil­ton­fringe.ca or 289-698-2234, info@hamil­ton­fringe.ca The 25th An­nual Put­nam County

Spell­ing Bee. Com­edy where six young spell­ing cham­pi­ons learn that win­ning and los­ing isn’t ev­ery­thing. July 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 7:30 p.m. Mati­nees: 2 p.m. July 17 and 24. Burlington Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, 440 Lo­cust St., Burlington. Tick­ets: $41.25; se­niors and youth $35.60. 905-681-6000 or bpac@burlington.ca

An­nie Jr. Fire­fly Theatre Acad­emy In­cor­po­rated, youth pro­duc­tion com­pany musical. July 14, 7 p.m. Drury Lane Theatre, 2269 New St., Burlington. Tick­ets at the door: $15. 905-516-3880 Per­fect Wed­ding. Com­edy by Robin Haw­don. Light­house Fes­ti­val Theatre, 247 Main St., Port Dover. Mati­nees: 2 p.m. July 20, 21, 23, 26, 27, 28, 30, Aug. 2,3, 4, and 6. 8 p.m., July 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 28, 30, Aug. 2, 4, 5 and 6. Tick­ets start at $21. 1-888-779-7703 or light­housethe­atre.com

Mur­dered to Death. Vil­lage Theatre Wa­ter­down, Set in a Manor house in the ’30s, an eclec­tic group of char­ac­ters tries to de­ter­mine who mur­dered the owner. July 17, 1 p.m. St. James United Church, 306 Park­side Dr., Wa­ter­down.

Dusk Dances Hamil­ton. Hamil­ton Con­ser­va­tory for the Arts Dance Theatre brings con­tem­po­rary and tra­di­tional dance to pub­lic parks, July 28 to 30. Bayfront Park (Bay St. N. at Har­bourfront Drive), 6 p.m. free dance work­shop. Per­for­mances 7 p.m. Ad­mis­sion: pay what you can, sug­gested do­na­tion $10. hcadancethe­atre.com

In­ter­sec­tion Dance. Free dance events on Burlington Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre’s plaza, 440 Lo­cust St. from 3 to 4:30 p.m. July 30 Learie McNi­cholls and Dancers and Lua Shayenne and Com­pany; Aug. 6 Alain Fai­gal of Hal­ton Dance Net­work. burling­ton­pac.ca

Con­certs/Shows

July 14

Mu­sic on the Waterfront, 7 to 9 p.m. Fea­tur­ing Brenda Brown Jazz Trio. Waterfront Stage, Pier 8. (weather per­mit­ting). Bring a lawn chair, do­na­tions ap­pre­ci­ated.

Mu­sic in the City, free street mu­sic, seven bands along Con­ces­sion Street, 7 to 10 p.m. Gore Park Sum­mer Prom­e­nade, South­bound Soul, noon to 2 p.m. Gore Park July 15 Gore Park Sum­mer Prom­e­nade, Sloppy Jalopy, noon to 2 p.m. Gore Park

Mu­sic in the City, Side­walk Sounds, 7 to 10 p.m. Seven bands play along Con­ces­sion Street July 15 to 17 Hamil­ton World Mu­sic Fes­ti­val, Gage Park. July 15: 4 p.m. Cana­dian Win­ter; 5:30 p.m. Lil Amer­ica; 7 p.m. Kar­eyce Fotso; 8:30 p.m. Mother Tareka; 10 p.m. Card­board Fox. July 16: 4 p.m. Hunter’s Cor­ners; 5:30 p.m. Bu­maranga; 7 p.m. Scan­tily Plaid; 8:30 p.m. Alysha Brilla; 10 p.m. Sounds of Sene­gal with Neeraj Prem, Zal Sis­sokho, Ser­gio Perere, Rid­dim Rid­ers. July 17: 4 p.m. Ever Lovin’ Jug Band; 5:30 p.m. Rid­dim Rid­ers; 7 p.m. Ivan Mazuze and Jay Dan­ley Ethio Jazz Project; 8:30 p.m. Taluna July 17 Con­certs in the Park, Cen­tral Park Band Shell, Burlington, 7:30 p.m. Fea­tur­ing: Now and Then, rock and pop. In the event of in­clement weather con­certs will move inside the Mu­sic Cen­tre Mu­sic at Field­cote, sum­mer con­cert se­ries, 7 p.m. Field­cote Memo­rial Park and Mu­seum, An­caster. Fea­tur­ing: Ge­orge Fox. (Rain lo­ca­tion: St. An­drews Pres­by­te­rian Church, 31 Sul­phur Springs Rd.) Bring a lawn chair or blan­ket July 19 Dun­das Con­cert Band free con­certs in the park, 7:30 p.m. Dun­das Driv­ing Park Band­shell. Rain lo­ca­tion: Dun­das Lions Memo­rial Community Cen­tre. 905-523-9500 or dun­das­con­cert­band.com July 20 Con­certs in the Park, Cen­tral Park Band Shell, Burlington, 7:30 p.m. Fea­tur­ing: So­phis­ti­cated Swing, Burlington-based 19 plus piece Big Band, jazz, dance and vo­cals. In the event of in­clement weather con­certs will move inside the Mu­sic Cen­tre Gore Park Sum­mer Prom­e­nade, Joe’s Garage Band, noon to 2 p.m. Gore Park July 21

Paul McCart­ney, One on One tour, 8 p.m. FirstOn­tario Cen­tre. Clas­sics span­ning his solo, mem­ber of Wings and Bea­tles ca­reer. Tick­et­mas­ter.ca or 905-546-4040Mu­sic on the Waterfront, 7 to 9 p.m. Fea­tur­ing The Per­son­ics. Waterfront Stage, Pier 8. (weather per­mit­ting). Bring a lawn chair, do­na­tions ap­pre­ci­ated Va­ri­ety Show­case, in sup­port of In­ter­val House, 7 p.m. McIntyre Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, Mo­hawk Col­lege, 135 Fen­nell Ave. W. Fea­tured: Dick Joiner, Ti­mothy Drake, Nathaniel Rankin, FFP Laser Sys­tems. Tick­ets: $26, fam­ily dis­counts in ad­vance. 905-662-5503 Gore Park Sum­mer Prom­e­nade, Robin Bene­dict Duo, noon to 2 p.m. Gore Park July 22 Gore Park Sum­mer Prom­e­nade, An­dre Bis­son, noon to 2 p.m. Gore Park July 23 Brott Mu­sic Fes­ti­val, Songs of the Sea­son: Ladies Bar­ber­shop Cho­rus, 12:30 p.m. The Zoetic Theatre, 526 Con­ces­sion St. A 43-mem­ber choral group singing a cap­pella mu­sic in four-part bar­ber­shop style. Tick­ets: $25. 905-525-7664 or brottmu­sic.com

Rock the Hills Mu­sic Fes­ti­val, 3 to 11 p.m. Ge­orge­town Fair­grounds, 1 Park Ave., Hal­ton Hills. Cri­sis Ctrl Club, Northofnowhere, The May­sides, Aviv, Moun­tain and The Wood, Rhyth­mic Man­ner, Erica Knox, Wes Ma­son, Small Towns. Tick­ets: $20. Go to the web­site rock­the­hills.ca

To get your events into this list­ing, log on to thes­pec.com/hamil­ton­events to reg­is­ter and en­ter your con­cert or theatre list­ing. See more event list­ings on thes­pec.com Dead­line for Get­ting Out sub­mis­sions is 1 p.m. the Fri­day be­fore Thurs­day publi­ca­tion citylife@thes­pec.com — Com­piled by Linda Ric­cia­rdi

BOB HATCHER

MAR­RIAGE OF FIGARO: A scene from Tues­day night’s dress re­hearsal for the opera “Mar­riage of Figaro.” Full per­for­mance takes place at 7:30 p.m. on Thurs­day, July 14, in the McIntyre Theatre at Mo­hawk Col­lege, fea­tur­ing the Na­tional Acad­emy Orches­tra con­ducted by Boris Brott. Tick­ets at the door, brottmu­sic.com or 905-525-7664.

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