City turns the Performing Arts Centre over to the community and serves cupcakes to keep everyone happy.


By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 23, 2012 It was a lovely fall afternoon; people were out and about – and hundreds, close to 1000 […]

Great deal for children on HALOWEEN – Ireland House is going to become creepy


BURLINGTON, ON October 20, 2011 – Halloween can break the bank and there is more taking on the part of the kids than giving. Burlington’s […]

On the second date she still looked good but I noticed she wasn’t exactly perfect. Would she mind if I commented?

Pep head tilted

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 16, 2011 A second look at the newest gem in the city – the Burlington Performing Arts Centre. We […]

Show time for the Mayor and an interesting approach to fund raising for the city.

Young talent image

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 15, 2011 – The Mayor has gotten into show business and in the process changed one of the major […]

Mayor spreading his wings and getting into show business; about to become an Impresario.

BPAC full front

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 7, 2011 – Well, talk about being proactive and putting your money where your mouth is – Mayor Rick Goldring […]

Tickets sales up , Centre is working but the relationship between the city and the BPAC Board needs some work.

BPAC full front

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 5, 2011 – It was going to be all nicey, nicey; they were going to be friends and everyone […]

More than $37 million later and there is a performer on the stage and wine and cheese in the BPAC Family Room.

Royal wood

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 2, 2011 The opening piece made you feel like taking the missus into your arms and dancing away. Royal […]

Popular jazz vocalist at the Alexander Barn of the Halton Museum in Kelso. Take in the fall colours as well.

Blankley Terry

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 29, 2011 Gary Carr, the Chief Cheese over at the Region wants you to know that “Fall is the perfect […]

City hall staff romp on Brant Street, raise $3300. of their $60,000 target for United Way.

UW 2011 CH event

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 23, 2010 The city kicked off it’s part of the United Way Campaign with a great romp out on […]

It was part of the soft opening of the Burlington Performing Arts Centre – however, nothing soft about the applause.

BPAC at night

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 23, 2011 And there it was, a theatre slowly filling up with people and dead ahead a rich, crimson […]

Performing Arts Centre donours to be recognized at two seperate events. Invitation Only for very special people.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 20, 2011 The folks that put up the big bucks – and there were $11 million of those dollars put […]

What have we been up to? Growing like crazy and adding contributors. Casey Cosgrove starts later this week.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 19, 2011 We will soon have a year of operation under our belts – time to bring you up […]

Creative Burlington runs out of options and decides to cease operations.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 8, 2011 An organization that has fostered, nurtured and developed creative talent in Burlington announced yesterday that it will cease […]

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