Find out what films are playing locally near Canton this weekend, and come back and tell us what movie you saw, what you thought about it and how many stars out of five you would give the film.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Friday, May 10, 2013
Riverside Theatre Works will present the Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray beginning May 10 and running through May 19. Canton resident Shannon Milewski is featured as LouAnn in the production.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Patch sat down with Canton resident Mike Rubin, who created the Group Ensemble Program at the Stoughton Music Center, to find out more about the classes and his ensemble group.
The Stoughton Music School located in the Stoughton Music Center on Washington Street in Stoughton will give you the opportunity to experience what it's like to be a performing artist. Music lessons, voice lessons and performance techniques are available to all ages and skill levels. The business, owned by Robert Tarchara, has been open since 1988. One of the more popular classes at the Stoughton Music School is the Group Ensemble program. Patch sat down with Canton resident Mike Rubin, who created the Group Ensemble Program, to find out more about the classes and his ensemble group. Patch: What is your background in music? Rubin: I graduated Northeastern University in 1996 where I studied music. I've played guitar for over 30 years…
Friday, April 19, 2013
Find out what films are playing locally.
TELL US: Patch wants your movie reviews! Come back and tell us in comments the movie you saw, what you thought about it and how many stars out of five you would give the film.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Show to take place April 26, 27 and 28 at Easton Middle School.
A musical adaptation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will be performed by area youths, including Canton's own Nino Ruggeri and Mattheew Gilmore later this month. The show will take place Friday, April 26, 7 p.m., Saturday, April 27, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 28, 2 p.m. in the Easton Middle School, located at 98 Columbus Ave. The story is a version of the original Shakespeare play, using modernized language and with the addition of song and dance. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is frequently the first play by Shakespeare that young students are asked to read. This version is an introduction to the basic story and is entertaining to all ages. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, one of Shakespeare's most beloved and hilarious comedies, is …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Have a great photo, painting or drawing that you think will be a perfect cover photo for our Facebook page? Upload it now!
As part of our Facebook Cover Photo project, we're asking our readers to send us their best winter photos to put into our weekly rotation of our Facebook Cover Photo. Each Monday, we'll use a new photo submitted by a reader. We want to continue to highlight Canton's artistic talent as the seasons change on our Facebook page. Whether it's a photo of a historic building, the harbor or people just going about their day, we want to see your take on Canton. Be creative and try to capture the essence of the city to represent Canton on Facebook. There's no age requirement to submit: You just have to be a Canton Patch user and be able to create a 100 percent original piece of work owned by you for us to use. You agree to grant Patch the royalty …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Trailer hosted a children's television show in the 1950s.
Rex Trailer, a Boston TV icon who had been recovering from pneumonia recently, died on Jan. 9, according to his website. “Rex Trailer left this earth peacefully last night surrounded in love and song by his family. Rex had been in Florida for the holidays when he became ill into the New Year. While everyone’s prayers and support have been of great comfort to Rex, he decided it was time to go home. Rex and family thank all of you and love you,” a statement on his website reads. Trailer hosted “Boomtown” a children’s show with a western theme on WBZ-TV from 1956-1974, according to WBZ-TV. Trailer was 84. A funeral is being planned, but no date has been set yet, according to his website. Share your memories of Trailer and his show in the …
Sunday, December 30, 2012
A look back at this year's best and most memorable photos.
Here's a look back at some of the best moments captured on camera in 2012. But Canton Patch couldn't be everywhere this year, and that's where our readers come in! Show us your favorite photos from 2012 by adding to our gallery. To add a photo, click the "Upload Photos and Videos" tab. Just make sure you're a registered user.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Share your Thanksgiving memories.
The holidays are all about family, traditions and memories. It’s a chance to reconnect with family and friends whether through a card, email, phone call or catching up over dinner. Thanksgiving doesn’t have the cache of Christmas. There are no gifts or commercialism to distract us and because of this Thanksgiving is many people’s favorite holiday. Every family has its own traditions and memories that bring a smile. That favorite memory might be a big football game, but most likely it’s a special moment you shared with a loved one -- possibly someone who has since passed away. Patch wants to know: What is your favorite Thanksgiving memory? Let us know in the comment section. Happy Thanksgiving!
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The event will be held on Saturday at the Canton Public Library.
The Canton Art Association will host it's Annual Sacrifice Sale at the Canton Public Library on Saturday, Nov. 24, from 2-4 p.m. Artists from Canton and surrounding towns will be selling their work at a fraction of their original cost. One of this years featured artists is Laura Zanghetti who recently won the People's Choice Award at the Patriot Place Art Gallery for her painting, "Shoe Shopping." Canton Patch: What inspires you as an artist Laura? Laura Zanghetti: I'd have to say it changes all the time, I'm not happy painting the same subjects like some artists are. I need variation in my subjects and in the style in which I paint them. If you were to look at my work from the past 10 years you'd see more beach and boating scenes than …