Month: September 2017

What would you like Brampton to be?

City planners are looking to residents to help map Brampton’s future. With a population forecast to grow from 600,000 to upwards of one million in the next 20 to 25 years, the idea is to transform the municipality into a world-class city. And, until October 31, you can have your say. “It’s about building a plan by the people and for the people,” city planning and development services commissioner Rob Elliott told The Review. “It’s taking what we have and building on it in a way that’s going to lead to a city that’s seizing all the opportunities that...

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Carl Palmer ELP legacy lives on

Carl Palmer is a drummer’s drummer. A consummate professional, a brilliant technician and a dynamic showman, he has thrilled listeners and audiences alike for nearly four decades with some of music’s most memorable bands including Atomic Rooster, The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, Asia and Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Along the way, his dazzling speed and mastery of the drums, combined with his infectious stage personality, have secured for him a respected place in history as one of Rock and Roll’s greatest drummers. Coming from a family of talented musicians, Palmer was given a set of drums when he...

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Jann Arden performs at Rose Theatre on Oct. 11

Jann Arden is a Canadian born, singer, songwriter, broadcaster and author.  The much-celebrated multi-platinum, award winning-artist catapulted onto the Canadian music scene in 1993 with the release of her debut album “Time For Mercy” featuring the hit single, I Would Die For You.  A year later with “Living Under June”, she would have her career breakout hit Insensitive that would solidify her position in the music world. To date, Arden has released 11 albums with 19 top ten singles.  Her most recent recording is Uncover Me2 – a broad spectrum collection of songs, produced by award-winning Hall of Fame...

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Fire Prevention Week

Preventing fires is everybody’s business and Fire Prevention week is a good time for some simple safety reminders. This year from October 8 to 14, local firefighters will be helping drive home some fire prevention tips. This year’s theme for Fire Prevention week is “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!”. This serves as a reminder to always have and practice your home escape plan; this can save you and your children’s lives in the event of an emergency. Before making an escape plan, ensure that you have working smoke alarms on every level of your home and working...

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Two Canadian jazz icons perform at LAC

This extraordinary concert event is a gala celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday and the Living Arts Centre’s 20th anniversary. It honours the tremendous contributions and ongoing legacy of two Canadian jazz icons, Oscar Peterson (who was a resident of Mississauga for many years) and Oliver Jones, who will be receiving the first-ever Living Arts Centre Excellence in The Arts Award.   The project is curated and produced by Frank Francis of Caliban Arts Theatre with musical direction by Ron Westray. The lineup of piano luminaries includes legendary jazz giant and icon Monty Alexander (Harlem Kingston Express; Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy...

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Calendar of Events

  1. What’s for Dinner?

    November 25, 2017 - November 25, 2018

    March 2 - June 3
  3. Alton Mill Heritage Exhibit

    March 2 - December 31
  4. Voices from the Engraver

    March 2 - May 24

    March 7 - June 3