The Hamil­ton Chair, just in time for Art Crawl

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Valen­tine Love Notes with a Twist. The­atre An­caster and Splen­dor in the Brass. Feb. 11, 8 p.m. Feb. 12, 2 p.m. Fea­tur­ing: spe­cial guest Lind­say Crox­all, horn band mu­sic, wine and laugh­ter. The Old Fire­hall Arts Cen­tre, 334 Wil­son St. E., An­caster. Tick­ets: $27, $24 se­niors, $12 stu­dents. TheatreAn­ or 905-304-7469

Play­ing with Fire: The Theo Fleury Story. Based on the book “Play­ing with Fire,” the story about how a 5’6” Métis from Man­i­toba beat all chal­lenges to be­come an NHL star. To Feb. 11. The­atre Aquarius, 190 King Wil­liam St. Tick­ets: 905-522-7529

It’s Only A Play. Play­ers’ Guild of Hamil­ton Inc. Com­edy based on an af­fec­tion­ate look at the nar­cis­sism, am­bi­tion, child­ish­ness and ir­ra­tional­ity that in­fuse life in the the­atre. Feb. 9, 10, 11 16, 17, 18, 8 p.m. Mati­nees: 2 p.m. Feb. 11 and 18.

Play­ers’ Guild of Hamil­ton, 80 Queen St. S. Tick­ets: $25, Thurs­days only: $20. 905-529-0284 or info@play­ers­

The Train of Thought. The­atre of the awak­en­ing mind. Four trav­ellers em­bark on a jour­ney to face the ul­ti­mate con­se­quences of their be­liefs. Feb. 9, 10, 11, 8 p.m. Tick­ets: $20, $15. The Pearl Com­pany, 16 Steven St. 905-524-0606 or the­p­earl­com­

Pa­pers. A com­edy about the lives and loves of those in the halls of higher ed­u­ca­tion. Feb. 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 8 p.m. Mati­nee: Feb. 12. The­atre Burling­ton Drama Cen­tre, 2311 New St., Burling­ton. Tick­ets: $25, se­niors $22, stu­dents $15. 905-639-7700 or the­atre­burling­

Mem­o­ries. Cel­e­brat­ing 60 years of the HTI. Feb. 10, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 8 p.m. Mati­nees: 2 p.m. Feb. 11, 19. Hamil­ton The­atre Inc., 140 MacNab St. N. Tick­ets: $22 to $27. 905-522-3032 or hamil­tonthe­ [Ti­tle of the Show] the Mu­si­cal. Ham­mer En­ter­tain­ment presents the Broad­way hit. A hi­lar­i­ous in­side look at just how you go from blank pa­per to a full orig­i­nal mu­si­cal. Feb. 9, 10, 11 8 p.m. Ci­tadel The­atre, 28 Rebecca St. Tick­ets: $25, $20 stu­dents/se­niors. 905-379-6520 tick­ets@ham­mer­enter­tain­

How We First Met. An im­pro­vised cel­e­bra­tion of love by Jill Bourque, Feb. 10, 11, 14, 8 p.m. Tick­ets: $15 each or $25 cou­ple. The Stair­case, 27 Dun­durn St. N. 905-529-3000 or info@stair­ Langston Hughes vs Joe McCarthy. Art­word The­atre presents a dra­matic read­ing of the in­ter­ro­ga­tion of poet Langston Hughes in 1953 as part of Black His­tory Month with Learie McNi­colls and Howard Jerome. Feb. 15 and 16, 8 p.m. Tick­ets: $10. Art­word Art­bar, 15 Col­bourne St. 905-543-8512 art­­bar James and the Gi­ant Peach Jr. The­atre An­caster Stage 2. Feb. 21, 2 and 7 p.m. the The­atre Au­di­to­rium, An­caster High School, 374 Jerseyville Rd. Tick­ets: $15, se­niors $12, stu­dents $10. 905-304-7469 or TheatreAn­

Frost Bites. Hamil­ton Fringe presents Frost Bites, Feb. 16 to 19. Each com­pany per­forms mul­ti­ple times dur­ing the fes­ti­val mak­ing 30 per­for­mances with the short­est show be­ing three min­utes and long­est 20 min­utes. Art Gallery of Hamil­ton, 123 King St. W. Tick­ets: sin­gle ticket $25 (en­try into as many shows in a sin­gle day); Kids un­der 12 $15; Fre­quent Frost pass $40. Avail­able on­line and at the door. hamil­ton­

Night Jour­ney. Dance show­case fea­tur­ing two new works by Learie McNi­colls. Art­word The­atre, Feb. 22 and 23, 8 p.m. Tick­ets: $10. Art­word Art­bar, 15 Col­bourne St. 905-543-8512 art­­bar


Feb. 9

The Acous­tics, 8 p.m. Art­word Art­bar, 15 Col­bourne St. Tick­ets: $10. 905-543-8512 or art­­bar Feb. 10

Bill Lutes and The Art Crawlers, 8 p.m. Art­word Art­bar, 15 Col­bourne St. Tip jar. 905-543-8512 or art­­bar Feb. 11 Hamil­ton Phil­har­monic Or­ches­tra, A Hamil­ton Bea­tles, 7:30 p.m. Hamil­ton Place. Tick­ets: 905-526-7756 or Burling­ton Civic Cho­rale Singers, 7:30 p.m. St. Christo­pher’s Church, 662 Guelph Line, Burling­ton. Tick­ets: $20 ad­vance, $25 at the door. 905-577-2425

Beg to Dif­fer Trio, blues, jazz, funk, 8 p.m. Art­word Art­bar, 15 Col­bourne St. Tip jar. 905-543-8512 or art­­bar

The Cam­era­man, 1928 silent film star­ring Buster Keaton with live piano score by com­poser Robert Bruce, 8 p.m. The­atre Aquarius Stu­dio, 190 King Wil­liam St. Tick­ets: $20. the­atreaquar­ or 522-7529

Mu­sic at St. Luke’s, 12/4 Swing Or­ches­tra, a trib­ute to Frank Si­na­tra Part II, 6 p.m. Fea­tur­ing Jim Heaslip

and Tony Sciara. Tick­ets: $35 in­clude din­ner. St. Luke’s Parish Hall, 1382 On­tario St., Burling­ton. 905-632-2918 or hlen­nard@co­ Feb. 12 Love Is …, Musikay, 3 p.m. St. John’s United Church, 262 Ran­dall St., Oakville. Tick­ets: $15 to $35 fam­ily and group rates avail­able. The Shari Van­der­molen Quar­tet, 7:30 p.m. The Pearl Com­pany, 16 Steven St. tick­ets: $20, $15 stu­dents, se­niors. 905-524-0606 or the­p­earl­com­ Feb. 14 Azu­line Duo, Ro­manza, Mu­sic of Spain and South Amer­ica, 7:30 p.m. Valen­tine’s Day con­cert with Emma Rush, clas­si­cal gui­tar and Sara Traf­i­cante, flute. Richard Owen Stu­dio, 170 John St. S. Tick­ets at the door: $25, re­fresh­ments in­cluded. Lim­ited seat­ing re­serve: 807-4792 or azu­line­ Feb. 15 Hamil­ton Phil­har­monic Or­ches­tra, free con­cert, 7:30 p.m. at the Art Gallery of Burling­ton, 1333 Lakeshore Rd., Burling­ton. Feb. 16 and 17 Blue Rodeo, with spe­cial guests The Sadies, 8 p.m. Hamil­ton Place. Tick­ets: Tick­et­mas­ or 905-546-4040 Dead­line for Get­ting Out sub­mis­sions is 1 p.m. the Fri­day be­fore Thurs­day pub­li­ca­tion citylife@thes­ • Com­piled by Linda Ric­cia­rdi

The Hamil­ton Chair, by artist Ellen Irv­ing, is at The Hamil­ton Store, 165 James St. N., dur­ing Art Crawl Fri­day.

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