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Hollerado plays the Geneva Event Centre Friday night as part of Roots North Music Festival. Submitted

Hollerado takes the stage at Roots North

On Good Friday, Hollerado released their third official record, Born Yesterday. The day before, lead singer Menno Versteeg was about as calm and collected as he possibly could be.

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Art imitates life, that imitates art

I spent part of Saturday driving on the QEW going to and from Grimsby. When I got to the Opera House in time to see Mariposa Arts Theatre’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, I joked that this better be funny after what I’ve been through.

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Playing up the jazz fest

Paul James is playing Saturday night at the Geneva Event Centre, and he's bringing some baggage with him - a historic career.

Power up

A powerful addition has been made to the inaugural Orillia Comic-Con.

Sign up to speak up

The week after next, a public meeting regarding the Huronia Regional Centre will happen at city hall.

Alyssa Wright brings her one-woman show, Music for the Changing Voice: My Grandfather’s Cello and All the Little Pieces, to Barrie this weekend. Showtime is 7 p.m. on Sunday at the Mady Centre for the Performing Arts in downtown Barrie. PETER STRANKS/PHOTO

Show premieres Sunday

Alyssa Wright can be seen performing classical programs for the concert stage or rounding out the pit band for musical theatre shows among other music ventures, but this is a first.

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Winter Carnival kicks off this weekend

First, congratulations to Cole and Taylor Perkins and Mike Vandyk, otherwise known as Bleeker. They have just been nominated as Breakthrough Group of the Year for this year’s Junos.

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