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The Flato presents Cameron Carpenter

Cameron Carpenter is the world’s most visible organist and the first ever organist nominated for a Grammy Award for a solo album. He is a virtuoso composer-performer who is smashing the stereotypes of organists, organ music and classical music. He has the largest and most diverse repertoire of any organist in the world. Since receiving a master’s degree from the Juilliard School in New York in 2006, he has performed at venues including Royal Albert Hall, the Leipzig Gewandhaus, Melbourne Town Hall, Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, Davies Hall in San Francisco, and many others. He performs regularly with the...

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Unionville Station upgrades planned by GO

A renovated Unionville Station will be part of the work completed during the overhaul of the Stouffville GO Transit Line. The work, expected to begin later this year, is included in the $254.5 million project that has been award to EllisDon Transit Infrastructure (EDTI) by Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx. Substantial completion is expected by the end of 2020. Upgrades to Unionville Station will focus on an additional track, new side platforms with a canopy enclosure and a snow melting system, improved elevators and passenger access tunnels, 300 additional parking spaces, the addition of a bike storage room as...

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Just for Laughs at the Flato

Just For Laughs is bringing more of its funniest alumni to Markham in the 15th anniversary edition of the road show, hosted by Phil Hanley and starring Tone Bell, Sara Schaefer and Steve Simeone. Phil Hanley began stand-up comedy by performing at open mics around Vancouver, BC, often in-between bands at music venues. Since settling in the U.S., Hanley has become a regular at New York City’s renowned Comedy Cellar. He has also appeared on The Pete Holmes Show, John Oliver’s New York Stand-up Show, and twice on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson. In the past year,...

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The Flato presents Ribera and Cuba

Canadian singer/songwriters join together on the Flato stage for an evening of rich music that travels beyond the normal Latin sounds. Alejandra Ribera, has been writing about the unexpected places we find light since the release of her critically acclaimed debut album, La boca. In her sophomore release, This Island, the award-winning songwriter continues her exploration of luminescence – this time leaving the depths of mythological waters and delving firmly into the experience of the human heart. In 2017, Alex Cuba completed his sixth album, Lo Unico Constante, beginning in Spain and passing through Montreal to record a single...

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Branford Marsalis Quartet coming to Markham

Branford Marsalis has stayed the course.  From early acclaim as a saxophonist, bringing new energy and new audiences to jazz, he has refined and expanded his talents and horizons as a musician, composer, bandleader and educator – a 21st-century mainstay of artistic excellence. Growing up in the rich environment of New Orleans, as the oldest son of pianist and educator Ellis Marsalis, Branford was drawn to music along with siblings Wynton, Delfeayo and Jason. A growing fascination with jazz, as he entered college, gave him the basic tools to obtain his first major jobs, with trumpet legend Clark Terry...

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  1. Savour Stouffville

    March 1 - March 31
  2. All In This Together Exhibit

    March 7 - March 28
  3. The Latcham Gallery

    March 10 - April 28
  4. Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area

    March 10 - April 8
  5. 19 on the Park

    March 24