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To pee or not to pee? That's the question in Urinetown

To pee or not to pee? That's the question in Urinetown

Mariposa Arts Theatre production features 'hilarious fun that's about as far away from the Sound of Music as you can get'
Renowned all-female collective will 'bring a slice of Cuba' to Orillia

Renowned all-female collective will 'bring a slice of Cuba' to Orillia

Grammy-nominated Jane Bunnett and Maqueue will perform in Orillia on Nov. 1; The 'Afro-Cuban music has its feet firmly in jazz and world music'
Local students dazzle at Orillia Jazz Festival Showcase <b>(4 photos)</b>

Local students dazzle at Orillia Jazz Festival Showcase (4 photos)

'This is an amazing opportunity for our students and teachers to collaborate and come together to be part of something really amazing,' says music teacher
Lights, camera, action! Curtain lifts tonight on Barrie Film Festival

Lights, camera, action! Curtain lifts tonight on Barrie Film Festival

Environmental series and British art-house horror film among the highlights; other movies will include David Crosby: Remember My Name and Sometimes Always Never
Hey, Orillia. It's time to get all Jazzed up this weekend!

Hey, Orillia. It's time to get all Jazzed up this weekend!

It you need a break from all that jazz, there are three special art openings in the Peter Street Arts District and OMAH is unveiling two new exhibits
Get ready to taste the Fall Flavours of Ontario's Lake Country

Get ready to taste the Fall Flavours of Ontario's Lake Country

Fall Flavours offers a great reason to get out and enjoy local restaurants and taste the various menu items created by local chefs
Singing Soldiers use music to shed light on darkness of PTSD

Singing Soldiers use music to shed light on darkness of PTSD

'Everything we do is about trauma healing through music therapy,' said Graham Trude, of the Singing Soldiers; the band will make a stop in Orillia in November
Author and playwright Dan Needles presents 'Farmer Thinking'

Author and playwright Dan Needles presents 'Farmer Thinking'

Former Leacock Medal of Humour winner and 'Mayor of Mariposa' will take a hilarious look at rural farm life
Silver Band tuning up for benefit concert for Hillcrest Lodge

Silver Band tuning up for benefit concert for Hillcrest Lodge

Oct. 27 event at Opera House will help raise funds for local geared-to-income facility for local vulnerable seniors
Fall in love with art at this weekend's Images Studio Tour

Fall in love with art at this weekend's Images Studio Tour

Deadline for new Orillia Regional Arts and Heritage Awards is coming up fast, says arts and entertainment columnist