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From art exhibits to theatrical and musical performances, here are GoodLife's highlights for the Mississauga area.



Now until February 3

Follies

Meadowvale Theatre
Call: 905.615.4720
mississauga.ca

A groundbreaking show and winner of seven Tony Awards, this show defined musical theatre for a generation. Past and present, dreams and reality collide for one triumphant and haunting night when former members of the “Weismann’s Follies” reunite on the eve of their theatre’s demolition.


Now until February 10

Love Train
Love Train

Stage West Theatre
Call: 905.238.0042
www.stagewest.com

Love Train, a Motown musical revue celebrates the music from such influential labels as Staxx, Phil Specter’s “Wall of Sound” and Atlantic Record’s. This show pays tribute to such stars as Aretha Franklin, Chuck Berry, The Drifters, Etta James, James Brown, Ike and Tina Turner and Percy Sledge to name just a few.


Now until March 2

VAM Annual Juried Show
Visual Arts Mississauga Annual Juried Show

Art Gallery of Mississauga
Call: 905.896.5088
www.visualartsmississauga.com
www.artgalleryofmississauga.com

The 35th annual Juried Art Show bringing hundreds of submissions from working artists across Ontario. Survey a variety of practices by artists who range from graduating students to senior members of the visual arts community.


February 8    9

Celtic Harmony

The Great Hall
Time: 8pm
Tickets: $30
Call: 905.338.5702
windmilltheatre.com

This blend of traditional Scottish and Irish music is decked in tartan and heeding the call of pipers. This is a traditional music concert Steeped in nostalgia to stimulate those most cherished memories of home. Concerts are presented in Cabaret format with complimentary snacks and cash bar.



February 14

Shawn Desman
Shawn Desman Live in Concert
Living Arts Centre
Time: 8pm
Tickets: $25-$50
Call: 905.306.6000
livingartscentre.ca

Spend Valentine’s Day with Canadian music sensation Shawn Desman. Leading up to the release of his upcoming 4th studio album ALIVE which features hit singles “Nobody Does It Like You” and “Dum Da Dum,” this JUNO award winning artist will be headlining his first national tour with special guest Anjulie.


February 14 – April 21

Fiddler on the Roof

Stage West Theatre
Call: 905.238.0042
www.stagewest.com

Set in a village on the eve of the Russian revolution, this is the story of dairyman, Teyve who tries to maintain and instil the simplicities of traditional Jewish life into his five daughters.


February 15 – 24

Crazy For You
Crazy For You

Meadowvale Theatre
Times: 2pm & 8pm
Call: 905.615.4720
mississauga.ca

The 1992 Tony award-winning Broadway musical follows the story of Bobby Child, a stage-struck New York playboy. He’s begrudgingly sent to Dreadlock Nevada to close down a local theatre, but finds true love and personal success instead. This high energy comedy includes mistaken identity, plot twist, fabulous dance numbers and classic Gershwin tunes.


February 16, March 11, 12, 13

Stars of Pop
Stars of Pop

Stage West Theatre
Call: 905.238.0042
stagewest.com

Tribute to Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Britney Spears.



February 18

Family Day Events
Museums of Mississauga
Time: 1pm - 5pm
mississauga.ca

Celebrate Family Day at Bradley Museum, Benares Historic House and Leslie Log House, with guided tours, historic demonstrations, crafts and more. Purchase a Family Day pass and enjoy a variety of drop in activities across the City of Mississauga.


March 6

Air Supply Live in Concert
Living Arts Centre
Time: 8pm
Tickets: $55-$95
Call: 905.306.6000
livingartscentre.ca

The trademark sound of Russell Hitchcock’s soaring tenor voice and Graham Russell’s simple yet majestic songs created a unique sound that would forever be known as Air Supply. Lost in Love was named Song of the Year in 1980, and, with the other singles, sold more than 10 million copies.


March 9 – 19

Maple Syrup Festival
Maple Magic: Maple Syrup Festival

Bradley Museum
mississauga.ca

The annual Maple Syrup Festival returns to the Bradley Museum. Bring the family out for a day of horse drawn wagon rides, pancakes at the Log Cabin, historic tours, crafts and more.


March 12 & 13

The Berenstain Bears Live!
The Berenstain Bears Live! in Family Matters

Living Arts Centre
Tickets: $15-$20
Time: 1pm & 4pm
Call: 905.306.6000
livingartscentre.ca

As always, Bear Country is not without its complication: Brother Bear’s grades are slipping, Sister Bear still has a few things to learn about making new friends, and Papa Bear just can’t stop eating junk food. Thankfully, we can always depend on Mama Bear and her loving patience to help set things right. Bring your family out for a thrilling theatrical experience!


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