FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

Us and Everything: Carl Beam

Carl Beam: Us and Everything is a selection of works by one of the most significant Indigenous artists of the later 20th century, on display at the Performing Arts Centre through the work of St. Catharines Culture and Justus Duntsch.

Melissa-Marie Shriner’s Holiday Concert Comes From Her Heart

When talking with Niagara soprano vocalist Melissa-Marie Shriner, she brought up two defining memories that…

Songs of Life Demonstrates What It’s Like To Be Human

“Creation, destruction and transformation resonate as connective themes of human expression,” reads as the tagline…

Christine Fellows Unleashes her Seventh Album

In 2001 Christine Fellows quit her day job. For the past 17 years, she’s been…

Damn It Feels Good That He’s Back

On October 26, former Q host, and current Hip Hop Evolution host Shad released his…

Gord’s Legacy

It’s been almost a year since Canada lost one of our most beloved musical icons.…

Blood Lightning: One Man’s Journey to Find Himself

In our predominantly Western culture the concept of identity/identities have become very important as concepts…

Celebration of Nations: An Inclusive Indigenous Gathering

The FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre and Kakekalanicks Indigenous Arts & Consultancy present the second annual…

Hear! Here! Returns For Another Year

For those unaware of Mark Lalama, he is a bonifide Niagara talent. Born in Welland,…

The Tale of a Town: Canada

Ten years ago, Fixt Point started working on their The Tale of a Town production…