Talk about bringing together town and gown!
“Our orchestra has a home at last,” announced Christopher Newton to a burst of applause from an enthusiastic late November audience in Partridge Hall, largest of four venues in St. Catharines’ spanking new FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre.
Title: At last, a home for the Niagara Symphony Orchestra.
Section: Entertainment - Music
Date: December 19, 2015
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WHAT THE ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS ABOUT ST. CATHARINES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
The $60-million facility, designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects of Toronto (with Gary McCluskie as lead architect) is a long awaited project of the City of St. Catharines, a sometime industrial centre of close to 130,000 people long in need of downtown revitalization.