The last week of November is upon us, the Grey Cup is over, and Black Friday is coming up this weekend. I was in Loblaws Sunday night at the Christmas music has started already. ‘Tis the season I suppose!
This week is INSANE with concerts and live performances so instead of my usual format, I am just going to list them:
Monday – City and Colour, Soolking
Tuesday – Allan Rayman
Wednesday – Prozzak (yeah….for real, and they have more than one song?!!)
Thursday – Bobby Bazini
Friday – Big Wreck, The Commotions
Saturday – Current Swell, Jim Cuddy
Sunday – Gordon Lightfoot, Trailer Park Boys
In the theatre world, the Orpheus production of Matilda, The Musical based on the classic book by Roald Dahl continues it’s run at Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe. The Pheonix Players presentation of Wrong for Each Other continues until November 30th at The Gladstone Theatre, and new this week, you can see Cottagers and Indians at the GCTC! This Tarragon Theatre Production by Drew Hayden will be running until December 15th.
At the Algonquin Commons Theatre, Menopause: The Musical has three shows on Thursday through Saturday. For the kids, Paw Patrol has five different shows divided between Saturday and Sunday at the Canadian Tire Centre.
There are three hockey games in town this week. The Ottawa Senators host the Boston Bruins this Wednesday night at the Canadian Tire Centre. The Ottawa 67’s have two home games this week; the Oshawa Generals are in town on Saturday afternoon, and the North Bay Battalion are here on Sunday afternoon.
On Saturday, Gordie Tentrees and Jaxon Haldane are performing at Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts. This is the latest in a series of amazing shows put on by Harmony Concerts. Check out their website for full details on all their shows!
On Sunday, the Canadian Showtime Chorus his hosting their annual Holiday Gala to raise money for the group’s various endeavours! This gala looks like an incredible night so get your tickets quickly while supplies last. The event announcement can be seen here!
Where will I be?
As usual, I haven’t planned out my life fully yet, but I do have some concrete plans. First, on Thursday night, I’ll be at the GCTC to see Cottagers and Indians so stay tuned for a review to follow! Saturday night, we’re out checking out a restaurant to begin to expand our horizons, then Sunday I’ve got the monthly sports card and comic show at the Jim Durrell Centre.
I attended Matilda: The Musical last week, and what an amazing show! You can read the review here!
*Photo by Alan Dean Photography