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Great Big Sea founder's about-face saved his life, inspired tour

Great Big Sea founder's about-face saved his life, inspired tour

Séan McCann has been sober for eight years and relishes his new solo career; He will perform in Clarksburg at the Marsh Street Centre on Aug. 30
Looking for something to do this long weekend? Look no further!

Looking for something to do this long weekend? Look no further!

Couchiching Beach Park is the place to be this weekend for the annual Rotary/Lions Funfest, says arts and entertainment columnist
Local bands rock Geneva at Strings for Students show <b>(6 photos)</b>

Local bands rock Geneva at Strings for Students show (6 photos)

Bleeker, Danny Webster and Doug Trucker Band raise $4,000 to purchase 16 new guitars for PF; 'It's just a great town,' says Bleeker singer
Elvis tribute artists are singing, gyrating and hoping for a golden ticket

Elvis tribute artists are singing, gyrating and hoping for a golden ticket

Whoever wins Collingwood Elvis Festival gets a chance to compete in Graceland for title of ultimate champion
Leacock Museum 'excited' about new Artist in Residence program

Leacock Museum 'excited' about new Artist in Residence program

Featured artist Craig Mainprize will host two-day workshop at historic Leacock Boathouse, which is soon to celebrate 25th anniversary of its rebirth
Kempenfest support helps nurture homegrown talent

Kempenfest support helps nurture homegrown talent

RBC throwing support behind festival’s emerging musicians showcase of Simcoe County talent at popular festival
Downtown Orillia will be hopping Friday night, Saturday

Downtown Orillia will be hopping Friday night, Saturday

Art, sidewalk sales, buskers, entertainment, kids' activities ... lots happening at Summer Block Party, says arts and entertainment columnist
So You Think You Can Dance tour stepping into Casino Rama

So You Think You Can Dance tour stepping into Casino Rama

The show that renewed a fascination with dance is heading out on tour; People as young as 12 can attend casino shows as of Sept. 1
Scottish Festival will kick off another busy weekend in Orillia

Scottish Festival will kick off another busy weekend in Orillia

Big Sky, Yuk Yuks, Nelson's Gift, Annie ... there's something for everyone this weekend, says arts and entertainment columnist
After successful folk fest, there's still plenty to do this weekend in the area

After successful folk fest, there's still plenty to do this weekend in the area

From exhibits and concerts to escape rooms and fundraisers, our arts and entertainment column tells us there's no shortage of events