Category: Entertainment

Legendary Pop Singer Tiffany at BPAC



Where:
The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust Street, Burlington
When: November 14, 2019
Cost: Tickets are $69.50 and can be purchased online at burlingtonpac.ca, by calling 905.681.6000 or in person.

Details: American pop star and 80’s teen icon Tiffany rose to fame with such hits as Could’ve Been and her famous cover of Tommy James and The Shondells’ I Think We’re Alone Now. Tiffany has sold over 15 million albums, cementing her status in the industry as a powerhouse hit maker and go-to songwriter. Her most recent album, Pieces of Me, shows the deep soul of this dynamic pop star.

It all started in 1987 when her iconic number one hit single I Think We’re Alone Now captured the heart of a nation and catapulted her to pop superstardom. Tiffany earned two US number one hit singles and set a record as the youngest female artist to top the Billboard charts with her debut album.

With a career spanning over 30 years, ten studio albums, and a devoted fan base, Tiffany isn’t afraid to take risks. Fusing elements of rock and pop, Tiffany’s live performances showcase her trademark energy, remarkable voice and big radio friendly hits.


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Mariachi Herencia de México at BPAC


Where:
The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust Street, Burlington
When: November 9, 2019 @8pm
Cost: Tickets are $49.50 and can be purchased online at burlingtonPAC.ca or by calling 
905.681.6000 or in person.

Details: Mariachi Herencia de México, an ensemble of student musicians from Chicago’s Mexican-American barrios, will visit Burlington to promote their second album Herencia De La Tierra Mía (The Heritage Of My Land), which has landed the No. 2 spot on the Latin Billboard charts! The self-released 14-track album was produced by world music figure and multiple award winner Javier Limón.

Nobody could have anticipated the success of their first album, Nuestra Herencia (Our Heritage) in 2017. The album received a Latin GRAMMY nomination, attracted local and national news coverage, and created new demand for appearances around the world.

Since then, Mariachi Herencia de México has performed in major mariachi festivals in Chicago, Orlando, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Guadalajara, Mexico’s mariachi capital and has made debut performances at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC and Joe’s Pub in New York City.

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SNAP – A South Korean Magic Show for All Ages at BPAC

 


Where:
The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust Street, Burlington
When: November 5 & 6, 2019 @7 :30pm
Cost: Tickets: $69.50 for adults, $35 for youth. Tickets can be purchased online at burlingtonpac.ca, by calling by 905.681.6000 or in person.

Details: Playing with space, time and the otherworldly, this eclectic ensemble of South Korean illusionists will boggle minds with their impressive powers. Mixing dexterous sleight of hand, Chaplin-esque vaudevillian comedy and ingenious visual effects, SNAP conjures a marvelous, magical cabaret for the whole family.

SNAP opens with a number of tricksters with strange abilities discovering a locked door that transcends all of space and time. Once they open it, they find themselves entering a series of different realities which include a metal hoop being turned into a seemingly endless stream of sand, illusions, lightning costume changes, and shadow puppets. Skillfully using objects of art, light, music, modern art and technology, SNAP is full of brilliantly spectacular scenes.

The terrifically talented company, which formed in 2010, brings together Korea’s most illustrious illusionists to produce unbelievable productions and make some seriously funny magic.

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Mary Wilson of The Supremes at BPAC


Motown legend Mary Wilson


Where:
The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust Street, Burlington
When: October 24, 2019 @8pm
Cost: Tickets are $69.50 and can be purchased online at burlingtonpac.ca, or call 905.681.6000 or in person.

Details: Motown legend Mary Wilson is a founding member and the longest member of The Supremes, one of the most successful female singing groups in recording history. Mary will treat Burlington audiences to an intimate selection of standards and easy-listening tunes that showcase her smoky voice and vocal prowess including Stop In The Name of Love and Baby Love.

Mary Wilson has released three solo albums, five singles and two best-selling autobiographies, Dreamgirl: My Life As a Supreme, and Supreme Faith: Someday We’ll Be Together. Mary has continued a successful career as a concert performer, and she still performs with the same passion she did while recording her twelve #1 hits.

A singer, a best-selling author, motivational speaker, businesswoman, former U.S. Cultural Ambassador, wife, mother, and grandmother, the legendary Mary Wilson continues to make great strides on her inevitable journey to greatness.

More Info: burlingtonpac.ca

Flamenco Legends by Javier Limón: The Paco de Lucía Project


Where:
George Weston Recital Hall, Meridian Arts Centre, 5040 Yonge Street
When: October 17, 2019 @ 8pm
Cost: All tickets $35 (Additional service fees and facility fees, plus order/delivery fees may apply). Tickets are now on sale and available online at ticketmaster.ca, by calling 1.855.985.ARTS (2787), or in person at select TO Live box offices.

Details: Created by 10-time Latin Grammy winner Javier Limón, The Paco de Lucía Project reassembles the original band that toured with the legendary flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucía for the last 10 years of his career. The Paco de Lucía Project is part of TO Live’s Jazz at the George Series for is one performance only.

Paco de Lucía was widely considered to be the world’s premier flamenco guitarist and by many to be Spain’s greatest musical export.  He has had a revolutionary influence on flamenco music both as a composer and legendary performer. Throughout his 50 year career, he performed and recorded with musical legends such as Eric Clapton, Chick Corea, Carlos Santana and Al Di Meola among many others.

The acclaimed sextet features Paco’s nephew Antonio Sánchez (guitar), Israel Suárez “Piraña” (percussion), Alain Pérez (bass), Antonio Serrano (harmonica), David de Jacoba (vocals) and Antonio Fernández Montoya “Farruco” (dance).  The talented, combustible mix of wisdom and power was best captured in the 2010 double CD Paco de Lucía En Vivo – Conciertos: Live in Spain. Paco de Lucía died unexpectedly of a heart attack in Mexico on February 25, 2014. He was 66.

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