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The Hamilton Spectator - - A&E - Paul Tem­ple­ton

Theatre — Lo­cal

It’s Only A Play. Play­ers’ Guild of Hamil­ton Inc. Witty, hi­lar­i­ous com­edy based on an af­fec­tion­ate look at the nar­cis­sism, am­bi­tion, child­ish­ness and ir­ra­tional­ity that in­fuse life in the theatre. Feb. 16, 17, 18, 8 p.m. Mati­nee: 2 p.m. Feb. 18. The Play­ers’ Guild of Hamil­ton, 80 Queen St. S. Tick­ets: $25, Thurs­days only: $20. 905-529-0284 or info@play­ers­guild.org

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

Mem­o­ries. A cel­e­bra­tion of 60 years of HTI. Feb. 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 8 p.m. Mati­nee: 2 p.m. Feb. 19. Hamil­ton Theatre Inc., 140 MacNab St. N. Tick­ets: $22 to $27. 905-522-3032 or hamil­tonthe­atre.com 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. 16, 8 p.m. Tick­ets: $10. Art­word Art­bar, 15 Col­bourne St. 905-543-8512 art­word.net/art­bar

Frost Bites. Feb. 16 to 19. Hamil­ton Fringe presents Frost Bites, a se­ries of plays rang­ing from three to 20 min­utes in length. 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. hamil­ton­fringe.ca

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, art­word.net/art­bar

In­fin­ity. By Hannah Moscov­itch, a drama in­fused with sci­ence and clas­si­cal mu­sic, shock­ing, funny and rev­e­la­tory. Feb. 23, 24, 25, 7:30 p.m. Mati­nee: 2 p.m. Feb. 25. Tick­ets $40. Burlington Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, 440 Lo­cust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000 or bpac@burlington.ca

Con­certs/Shows

Feb. 17

The Tea Party, with spe­cial guests The Road Heavy, 8 p.m. Sanderson Cen­tre for the Per­form­ing Arts, 88 Dal­housie St., Brant­ford. Tick­ets: $49, $39. 1-800-265-0710 or sander­son­cen­tre.ca

The Kirk­endolls, new lo­cal band, 8 p.m. Mu­sic is a mix of soul­ful blues and jazzy re­arrange­ments. Tick­ets: pay what you can. Art­word Art­bar, 15 Col­bourne St. 905-543-8512 art­word.net/art­bar

Sarah MacDougall, 7:30 p.m. Burlington Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, 440 Lo­cust St., Burlington. Tick­ets: $47. 905-681-6000 or bpac@burlington.ca Feb. 18

The Dirty Blues Band, Acous­tic Blend Café, 86 Home­wood, 8 p.m. Tick­ets at the door: $15 Hamil­ton Phil­har­monic Orches­tra, Songs and Sto­ries of Canada, Marz Homes Fam­ily Con­cert Ex­pe­ri­ence, pre-con­cert ac­tiv­i­ties, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. con­cert: 2 p.m. McIn­tyre Per­form­ing Arts, Mo­hawk Col­lege, 135 Fen­nell Ave. W. Tick­ets: 905-526-7756 or hpo.org

The Ault Sis­ters, vo­cal trio, 8 p.m. Tick­ets: $15, $10 stu­dents. Art­word Art­bar, 15 Col­bourne St. 905-543-8512 art­word.net/art­bar

Bri­tish Leg­ends, Adele, David Bowie, John Len­non, Paul McCart­ney, The Bee Gees, 8 p.m. Burlington Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, 440 Lo­cust St., Burlington. Tick­ets: $49, $39 se­niors. 905-681-6000 or bpac@burlington.ca

For Ge­orge 2017, a cel­e­bra­tion of the mu­sic of Ge­orge Harrison, 8 p.m. The Pearl Com­pany, 16 Steven St. Tick­ets: $20 or pay as you wish. Pro­ceeds to Gra­cenotes and the Deb­bie Clause Record­ing Fund, for lo­cal in­de­pen­dent mu­sic projects in Hamil­ton. 905-524-0606 or the­p­earl­com­pany.ca

Ham­mer baroque, Capella In­tima, with Mag­dalena Tom­sin­ska, lute, per­form Ital­ian and English madri­gals, 4 p.m. The Rock on Locke, St. John the Evan­ge­list Church, 320 Charl­ton St. W. Sug­gested do­na­tion: $15. Ham­merBaroque.com Feb. 19 Sym­phony on the Bay, Ro­mance and Pas­sion that Rocks the Soul, 3 p.m. Burlington Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, 440 Lo­cust St., Burlington. Tick­ets: $39.50, $33.50 se­niors, $22.50 ages 18 to 29 and un­der 18 $11. 905-681-6000 or bpac@burlington.ca Health Liv­ing in Com­edy, 8 p.m. the Cas­bah, 306 King St. W. Fea­tur­ing: Mike Rita, Reese Turner, Lawrence Cor­ber and Chris Ven­ditto, hosted by Wal­ter J. Lyng. Tick­ets: $15. brown­pa­pertick­ets.com/event/ 2729392 Suzanne Van Trigt-Jones Memo­rial

Ben­e­fit Con­cert, 2 to 6 p.m. Car­ri­gan Arms, 2025 Up­per Mid­dle Rd., Burlington. Rob Kirkham and Neon Rain plus spe­cial guests. Food drive to ben­e­fit Hal­ton Women’s Place. 905-332-6163

CD re­lease, “Old Chrome.” Open­ing for Paul, Kevin Ma­clean. Doors, 7 p.m., show 7:30

p.m. Mar­shall Memo­rial Church, 20 Gil­bert Ave., An­caster. $20 in­cludes CD. Tem­ple­ton will be backed by Carl Jen­nings and Tim Jen­nings from Free­dom Train, blues gui­tarist Mike Bran­ton and Tim Al­lard of Hamil­ton’s Red Hill Val­leys. Duet Club of Hamil­ton, Michael Geryk Memo­rial Pi­ano Com­pe­ti­tion, 2:30 p.m. Mel­rose United Church, 86 Home­wood Ave. Tick­ets at the door: $18, $15 se­niors/stu­dents, chil­dren un­der 12 ad­mit­ted free. duet­club.ca Feb. 21 Colin James, with Tami Neil­son, 7:30 p.m. Hamil­ton Place. Tick­ets: Tick­et­mas­ter.ca or 905-546-4040 Feb. 23 I Love Wel­come Inn Ben­e­fit Con­cert, 7 p.m. Tick­ets: $20. The Pearl Com­pany, 16 Steven St. 905-524-0606 or the­p­earl­com­pany.ca

To get your events into this list­ing, log on to thes­pec.com/hamil­ton-events 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

FILE PHOTO

Hamil­ton jazz singer and re­cent Juno nom­i­nee Diana Pan­ton is at the Burlington Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m., 440 Lo­cust St., Burlington. Tick­ets: $47. 905-681-6000 or bpac@burlington.ca

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