The Lindsay Dance Studio presents “Showtime 2017”
June 9 @ 7:00PM
June 10 @ 2:00PM
June 10 @ 7:00PM
June 11 @ 2:00PM
Tickets are $12. Rated PG.
Our third TIFF film this year is an Irish-Canadian production that tells the true story of the remarkable Maud Lewis, who overcame the physical challenge of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis to become one of Canada’s premier folk artists. The wonderful character actors Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke are perfect for director Aisling Walsh’s focus on character, drawing performances of emotional complexity and great physical detail from her leads. At the same time, cinematographer Guy Godfree fills the screen with majestic images of maritime landscape and light.
Maud Lewis is among the most inspiring figures in Canadian art. Afflicted with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, she spent her early life dismissed for what was presumed to be her limited ability. But Lewis' colourful paintings, made on surfaces ranging from beaverboard to cookie sheets, established her as an internationally recognized folk artist. What better film to present today than one that tells the tale of a woman asserting herself as a generator of both art and commerce, revealing the power of creativity to transform a life and touch the soul.
Tickets are $39.50. Presented by the WOLF FM! ZED is Canada's Foremost Tribute to the music of LED ZEPPELIN. This all Canadian multi-talented five member band hails from London, ON which, like Lindsay, is a 'hot bed' for quality musicians and entertainment. Opening for ZED are local musicians Gerald Van Halteren and Larry Shepherd playing an acoustic salute to the Legendary Neil Young. Leading ZED in their first ever visit to the Kawarthas is the incomparable Shaun Sanders, performing as Robert Plant. Backing, note for note, are Mike Bonnell (keyboards/acoustic guitar), Ryan Spong (bass guitar/mandolin), Rob MacEachern (drums/percussion) and making his hometown Lindsay debut is Dwayne Errington on guitars. ZED's song list includes Heartbreaker, Kashmir, Fool In The Rain, Stairway To Heaven, Whole Lotta Love and many more.
Tickets are $12.00. Rated 14A
Whiskey Jack: Songs and Stories of Stompin’ Tom Connors
August 11 @ 8:00PM
We’ll select TIFF films #5 and #6 later in the season, to ensure we bring current titles to our audience. Please check back later this season!
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