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Impact, KOI & Word on Street

This Week in Entertainment:



KOI Music Festival

  • Various Locations Downtown Kitchener: September 25 – September 27th 
    • From their event page: KOI Music Festival 2015 will be taking place from Friday September 25th until Sunday September 27th, 2015 throughout Downtown Kitchener! Be sure to use the hashtag: #KOIFest15

Some of the Featured artists: 

    • Rich Aucoin
    • The Royal Streets
    • Carousel Kings
    • August Burns Red
    • letlive
    • The Ataris
    • I See Stars
    • illScarlett
    • Hawthorne Heights Acoustic Brunch


KOI Music Festival Kick Off Show 

  • Thursday @ Maxwells Concerts & Events
    • Grand Format & Texas King


JoJo Worthington 

  • Thursday @ Café Pyrus


Jon Gomm & Christen Latham

  • Friday @ Cork Hall
    • Jon Gomm performs alongside guitarist Don Ross and local songstress Christen Latham


Stephen Fearing, Juno Award winning singer/songwriter 

  • Friday @ First United Church Waterloo



Brewday in support of Testicular Cancer Canada

  • Saturday @ Waterloo Public Square
    • From their event page: 13 Ontario craft brewers will be pouring smooth beverages, 4 local food trucks creating a ‘ball’ themed menu, Live music will be serving up a good time all afternoon!
      Testicular Cancer is the most common form of cancer in men between the ages of 15 and 34. Testicular Cancer Canada is dedicated to giving men the tools to catch this cancer early, while acting as a support community for those who are and have been affected through our awareness and education programs.


Impact 15 – International Theatre Festival

  • Various indoor and outdoor venues across Downtown Kitchener today through the 27th
    • From their event page: MT Space is proud to present IMPACT 15–our fourth biennial international theatre festival which will inhabit multiple indoor and outdoor venues in downtown Kitchener.
    • IMPACT 15 will present cutting-edge stories, text-rich plays, physical theatre and dance from Australia, Iraq, Morocco, the creations of Canadian collectives both nationally and locally, and presentations of raw works-in-progress. 


Word on the Street

  • Saturday @ Kitchener City Hall and the Kitchener Market
    • From their event page: The Word on the Street is an annual one-day national book and magazine family festival celebrating literacy and the written arts. The Word on the Street promotes the importance of literacy with free performances and hands-on activities.


Mural Painting with Chilean Reknown Artist 

  • Saturday & Sunday at the Button Factory
    • From their event page: Mural Painting with Chilean Reknown Artist Alejandro “MONO” Gonzalez during “Culture Days” for professional and aspiring artists’
    • Waterloo, Ontario 2015. The historical muralist, founder of the iconic “Brigada Ramona Parra” of Chile, Alejandro “Mono” Gonzalez will share his brushes and mural painting experience in the “Culture Week” that will take place took place in Waterloo, Ontario.


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~ Care Finch