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David Goldbloom and Friends: In Conversation with Michael Bromwich
In a series of candid conversations among old friends, former Chair of the Stratford Festival Board of Governors and Senior Medical Advisor of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health David Goldbloom sits down with some leading advocates of our time to discuss their work and their lives, and maybe to reminisce a little about their university years.
In Conversation with Michael Bromwich is today's feature topic. Michael R. Bromwich has been a federal prosecutor, a special prosecutor and Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Justice, along with many other prominent positions. He has been called on countless times - by public corporations, private companies, and senior government executives, including President Obama - to deal with issues and problems of the greatest private and public significance. He recently served as one of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers in the confirmation hearing of Justice Kavanaugh. His greatest achievement may have been surviving David as a roommate.
Summer Exhibition at Agora Gallery
Agora Gallery's popular Summer Exhibition includes paintings, drawings, sculpture, prints and photography by some of Stratford's finest artists, including: Marion Anderson, Susan Benson, Patsy Berton, Linda Brine, Tom Campbell, Allan Davey, Mary Anne Dente, Scott Fillier, Renata Fitzgerald, Luc Forsyth, Kathryn Friis, Jacob Grodzinski, Antony John, Paul Johnston, Gloria Kagawa, Chris Klein, Antonie Los, Tanya Lyons, Terry Manzo, John Pennoyer, Kathi Posliff, Stacey Stuart, Elizabeth Van Den Broeck, Lesley Walker-Fitzpatrick and more. The exhibition will evolve throughout the summer: as pieces are sold, new artworks will be put on display, so visit often to see more work by your favourite Stratford artists.
Join us Sundays @ 11am to hear exhibiting artists talk about their work.
Stratford's Slow Food Sunday Market
Featuring Perth County's local produce, meats, breads, cheese, coffee, pastries, preserves, prepared foods, handmade artisanal products, gluten free and vegan options. From May to mid-November, the market is outdoors. From mid-November to the end of April, the market is indoors.
Traverse the picturesque parklands of Stratford and take in the scenery at your own pace when you rent a bike. Light lunches are available on the patio. Bicycle rentals include helmet and lock. Great rates for 2 or more days, please enquire.
Gemstone Entertainment presents Karaoke Party!
No cover and must be 19 years or older.
Stories of Stratford Guided Tour
Come and join us on a guided tour walking around some of Stratford’s beloved landmarks, and be acquainted with some of Stratford’s most interesting stories. Take pictures and ask questions as you delve into the beginnings of Stratford’s history, and explore some of the oldest sites that Stratford has to offer.
Photo credit to the Stratford Perth Archives.
Avon Boat Rentals
Paddleboat not for you, then how about a canoe?
Canoes have been on the river for over 135 years - why not see why with a quiet paddle down the Avon River?
More adventurous than a paddleboat or a canoe, why not then try one of our kayaks?
When: Open Daily from May. 18th to Sep. 15th, 2019
Where: Avon Boat Rentals, Stratford
Cost: $24/hr/Paddleboats, $25/hr/Canoes, $16/hr/Kayaks, $40/1.5 hours/Rowboats (Includes all equipment and taxes)
Wild and Sacred Places: An Exhibition of New Work by Top Canadian Artists
All Summer Long, Mountain Galleries East will be celebrating Summer New Arrivals by top Canadian Artists, and showcasing historic work from the Private Estate Inventory of the Late Doris McCarthy (1910-2010).
Featured Artists: Linda Wilder (AB), Brent Lynch (BC), Kate Taylor, (ON), Doria Mood (BC), Andrew Benyei (ON), Charlie Easton (BC), Bev Rodin (ON), Randy Hayashi (AB), Rod Prouse (ON), and MORE…
Juliet III Cruise Boat Tours
The Tour Boat, running every half hour, is a great way to spend the afternoon on the River.
There have been a few tour boats over the years spanning from the mid 1800's up to today. Officially their has been the Juliet I, II, and now III, but predating this there has also been a Juliet tour Boat back in the mid 1800's as pictured below. Countless tours have taken place over the years and proudly for more than 50 years the Herr family has carried on this tradition. Come enjoy a relaxing ride down the river and discover why this has been a tradition for many year and many more to come.
When: Open Daily from May. 18th to Sep. 7th, 2019
Where: Avon Boat Rentals, Stratford
Cost: $8.50/A, $7.50/SR, $3.50/CH (12 and under), $5.50/Youth (13-18 years)
Little Shop of Horrors
IT’S FUNNY HOW LOVE CAN GROW
Skid Row florist’s clerk Seymour Krelborn is too shy to declare his love for his co-worker Audrey – until a mysterious exotic plant brings him unexpected fame and fortune. There’s just one problem: the plant has ambitions of its own, and it thrives on only one food – human blood.