January 22, 2004  
Volume 97, Issue 62  

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

IN BRIEFS

UWO Symphony Orchestra
goes north

For their third show of the season, the UWO Symphony Orchestra, led by Jerome Summers, will present songs from those cool, northern countries in a program entitled From the Top of the World: Music of the North. The set will include pieces by the great Norweigian Edvard Grieg, Danish Carl Nielsen and Canada’s own Tomas Dusatko, and will be performed on Sunday, Feb. 1 at 3 p.m. in Alumni Hall. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors, and will be available at the door. For more information, call 661-3767.

JLC among
Top 40 venues of 2003

According to Pollstar magazine, the John Labatt Centre ranks as the 38th top ticket-selling venue in 2003, a list that consists of venues around the worldl, including the United States and England. In the past year, the arena has been home to the London Knights hockey team, in addition to being the site of concert entertainment like Jane’s Addiction and John Mayer. Though the JLC is a mid-size venue, the Pollstar rankings include venues of all sizes. In Canada, our beloved JLC is the country’s third top-selling venue, behind the almighty Bell Centre in Montreal and the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

Let’s get drunk
— at Museum London!

Museum London hosts The Art of Wine Show on Thursday, Feb. 19 from 7 to 10 p.m.. This is your chance to taste some delicious, award-winning wines from Ontario and around the world, as well as plenty of hors d’oeuvres. There will also be musical entertainment, so you don’t have to eat and drink in silence. Tickets for the event are $75 advance, $80 at the door, and proceeds go to the Museum. Call 661-0333 for tickets or more information.

—Brian Wong

 

 

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