Dance, mu­sic and com­edy in Lowville

The Hamilton Spectator - - A & E - THE HAMILTON SPEC­TA­TOR

BURLING­TON — The Sec­ond City Com­edy Troupe, Liona Boyd and Mo­tus O Dance Theatre’s “Alice” will be fea­tured this week­end at the third an­nual Lowville Fes­ti­val in north Burling­ton.

The fes­ti­val gets un­der­way Fri­day, May 26, with a con­cert by Boyd, an in­ter­na­tion­ally renowned clas­si­cal gui­tarist now writ­ing and singing her own songs. Ac­com­pa­nied by fel­low gui­tarist An­drew Dol­son, Boyd per­forms at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Ge­orge’s Par­ish Hall, 7051 Guelph Line.

Also per­form­ing Fri­day night is the Lowville Fes­ti­val Choir, un­der the di­rec­tion of Wayne Strong­man. A lim­ited num­ber of tick­ets are still avail­able at $35.

There are still a few tick­ets avail­able for Boyd for $35 at A Dif­fer­ent Drum­mer Books, 513 Lo­cust St., Burling­ton, or on­line through lowville­fes­ti­val.com.

Sec­ond City per­forms its “Canada: The Think­ing Man’s Amer­ica” show on Satur­day, May 27, at 7:30 p.m. un­der the fes­ti­val tent at Lowville Park on Guelph Line, north of Brit­ta­nia Road. Ad­mis­sion is $45.

On Satur­day, from 1 to 4 p.m., the fes­ti­val will also fea­ture “Sights and Sounds in the Es­carp­ment,” in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Art Gallery of Burling­ton, at the Lowville United Church, 5800 Guelph Line. Ad­mis­sion is free.

The fes­ti­val wraps up Sun­day at 7:30 p.m. un­der the Lowville Park fes­ti­val tent with the Mo­tus O Dance Theatre’s pro­duc­tion of “Alice,” in­spired by both “Alice in Won­der­land” and “Alice Through the Look­ing Glass.” Ad­mis­sion is $20.

For de­tails and ad­vance tick­ets, visit lowville­fes­ti­val.com. Tick­ets are also avail­able at A Dif­fer­ent Drum­mer Books.

SEC­OND CITY

Sec­ond City Com­edy Troupe per­forms Satur­day at the Lowville Fes­ti­val. From left, Josh Mur­ray, Na­dine Djoury and Shar­jil Ra­sool.

Liona Boyd per­forms Fri­day, May 26 as part of the Lowville Fes­ti­val.

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