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The Tragically Hip's frontman Gord Downie is seen on a screen in Springer Market Square in downtown Kingston. The Hip's concert at the KRock Centre in the Kingston on Saturday, Aug. 20 was broadcast nationally on CBC. Elliot Ferguson/The Whig-Standard

The Hip knows how to put on a show

If you didn’t get it before, you probably do now, this whole celebration of The Tragically Hip thing that the rest of the country’s been busy doing all summer.

Dusting off the outdoor stage for Passion Play

The show went on in Oak Valley despite heavy clouds and a brief drizzle of rain during the first of two weekends for the annual Passion Play. The play, which follows the biblical story of Jesus from the manger to resurrection, is in its 17th year.“I know that our actors see this [as] more than an acting experience,” Belita Jorge Sanders, who has sa