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The cast of Dancing at Lughnasa, which opened at the Shaw Festival's Royal George Theatre Friday PHOTO: David Cooper / Shaw Festival

Shaw Festival review: Dancing at Lughnasa

Contrary to what its title may promise, Brian Friel's Dancing at Lughnasa isn't a musical. There also isn't much dancing. Audiences expecting a footloose night at the Shaw Festival's Royal George Theatre may want to brush up on their Friel – he didn't do feel-gooders.

Authorities inspect an area near the speakers before Tuesday's concert at Artpark in Lewiston, New York, after two bomb-sniffing dogs smelled something in the same area. The concert by Randy Bachman and 54-40 was delayed by about two hours. PHOTO: Joel Naphin / Special to Niagara Falls Review

Bomb scare delays Artpark concert

Things got tense at Artpark Tuesday night when two separate bomb-sniffing dogs were alerted to a speaker near the main stage, delaying a show by Randy Bachman and 54-40 for about two hours.

Patricia Vanstone directs all three shows of The Foster Festival's second season, which opens this weekend at the FirtstOntario Performing Arts Centre. PHOTO: John Law / Niagara Falls Review

Another season of Norm Foster begins

What to do when you’re a company devoted to the work of Canadian playwright Norm Foster … and seemingly every community theatre in Canada is also doing Norm Foster? Plan on doing him better than anyone else.

 Niagara Falls' Ceara Heidebrecht, alias The Painted Punk, sells her handpainted patches during the 10th Rock 'n Swap vendors market Saturday. The event moved to The Geekery restaurant on McLeod Road after operating on Queen Street since the start. About 15 vendors filled the space, selling artwork, music memorabilia and vintage clothing. PHOTO: John Law / Niagara Falls Review

Rockin' & Swappin'

Niagara Falls' Ceara Heidebrecht, alias The Painted Punk, sells her handpainted patches during the 10th Rock 'n Swap vendors market Saturday.