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    Music in St. Catharines

    St. Catharines. Ontario city, incorporated 1876, situated on the south shore of Lake Ontario. Known informally as "the Garden City," it was centred on the earliest of the four Welland canals. The present canal runs along the city's eastern limits.

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    Music in St John's

    The capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador, situated on the northeastern arm of the Avalon peninsula. St John's claims to be the oldest settled and continuously occupied European community in North America.

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    Music in Stratford

    Ontario town (Little Thames until 1831) located on the Avon River 75 kilometres west of Hamilton, in Perth County, and incorporated as a city in 1885. It was the site of railway shops ca. 1871-1964 and became the home of the Stratford Festival in 1953.

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    The Stratford Festival

    The Stratford Festival is one of the world’s premier festivals of classical and contemporary theatre.

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    Music in Sudbury

    Sudbury, Ont. Mining community in northern Ontario. Settled in 1883 and incorporated as city in 1930, Sudbury by 1986 had a population of 88,717 from a variety of national origins.

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    The Carlu

    The Carlu (Eaton Auditorium 1931-76). Concert hall and special events facility located on the top (seventh) floor of the former Eaton's College Street store in Toronto.

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    The Crest Theatre

    The Crest Theatre was founded in 1953 by Donald and Murray DAVIS with the support of their sister, Barbara CHILCOTT. As students, in the late 1940s, Donald and Murray had studied theatre under Robert Gill at the University of Toronto's Hart House Theatre.

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    The Ed Mirvish Theatre

    The Toronto theatre at 244 Victoria Street was renamed The Ed Mirvish Theatre in December 2011.

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    The Hermitage/L'Ermitage

    Ermitage. Hall located in a Collège de Montréal building at the corner of Côte-des-Neiges and Docteur-Penfield Ave. Built by architect Joseph Alfred-Hector Lapierre (1859-1932) between 1911 and 1913 to provide needed space for the college, it was first used for student productions and recreation.

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    The Huron-Wendat Museum

    Located in the heart of Québec City on the Wendake Reserve along the Akiawenrahk (Saint-Charles) River, the Huron-Wendat Museum highlights the history and culture of the Huron-Wendat nation.

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    The Montréal Theatre

    English-language theatre in the Province of Québec in the late 18th and early 19th centuries was not confined to ALLEN'S COMPANY OF COMEDIANS. Other troupes, whose members came from theatre traditions in Britain and the continent, travelled to Québec via Albany or Boston in the United States.

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    The Winnipeg Art Gallery

    The Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) was established in 1912 in two rented rooms in the city's old Federal Building at the corner of Main and Water Streets.

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    Théâtre de La Licorne et Théâtre de la Manufacture

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    Théâtre de Quat'Sous

    Founded in 1955, the Théâtre de Quat'Sous is one of Montréal's oldest theatre companies after the Théâtre du Rideau Vert and the Théâtre du Nouveau Monde. The smallest of the grand theatres, with 170 seats, has been home to several decisive moments of creativity and daring in Quebec's cultural landscape, making it an almost mythic place. The old building housing the theatre was demolished in 2008, to give way to a new one, inaugurated in 2009.

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    Theatre Passe Muraille

    Theatre Passe Muraille (meaning “theatre beyond walls”) was the first alternative theatre in Toronto. It focused on breaking down barriers and exploring new ideas and methods of storytelling. Despite financial crises over the years, it has maintained its alternative roots as a producer of provocative and groundbreaking Canadian theatre, as well as a launching pad for emerging companies and artists.

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