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Donald Stuart marks 50 years of creative excellence with a retrospective show at the Simcoe County Museum. SUSAN DOOLAN/SPECIAL TO THE EXAMINER

Artist celebrates 50 years with retrospective

Donald (Don) Stuart marks 50 years of creative excellence with a retrospective show at the Simcoe County Museum. It will include a variety of work -- 174 pieces in all -- ranging from commission work for individuals and corporations, a mix of jewelry and holloware (anything that isn't jewelry) and Homage, a 40-piece collection of necklaces inspired

A humorous adventure

Friday night started with a bit of humour perpetrated by me, on me. It was the annual Leacock Medal for Humour soiree, operating under a new name - Laugh With Leacock - and I discovered when I set my autopilot for the Leacock Museum, where it's been held for at least 20 years, it has a new venue. I didn't think the wedding party rehearsal was the e

Denise Santos struck a contorted pose for the crowd.

It’s a circus in there

The circus came to town – twice. The Super Circus Spectacular put on two shows for Orillia audiences Wednesday at Rotary Place. Each show featured multiple acts and performances, as families filled the hockey arena to take in the travelling spectacle.

Expect the unexpected

St. Paul’s Centre is the venue for Somniatis: Stained Glass Interpreted Friday and Saturday and the Orillia Vocal Ensemble’s (OVE) Canadian Choral Panorama Sunday.

Garnet Rogers (photo submitted)

Duo takes the stage

Garnet Rogers and Peter Paul Van Camp are taking the stage at the Midland Cultural Centre on May 14 at 7 p.m.

Poison front man Bret Michaels belts out some of the group's most popular songs during a performance featuring the band's original lineup at Casino Rama on Thursday night. PETER TURCHET PHOTOGRAPHY

Poison rocks Casino Rama

Poison front man Bret Michaels belts out some of the group's most popular songs during a performance featuring the band's original lineup at Casino Rama on Thursday night.

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Concert band switches it up

I hustled back to town Saturday in time to see the Orillia Concert Band's St. Paul's Centre concert. They were just starting O Canada and it appeared I beat everyone to their feet.

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