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Can't-miss for May: Buskers, blondes and stunt ventriloquist

Planning your calendar for next month? Come on out to enjoy 'Arts in the Soo'
Stunt ventriloquist Tim Holland performs May 12.

Hunting for some fun distractions in May? Here's a list of seven options for you to try, courtesty of a news release from "Arts in the Soo."

The Sault's Longest Garage Sale is looking for buskers to take part in the downtown event May 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Spring Sidewalk Sale features deals from stores and restaurants along Queen Street. There will be family entertainment in the Bruce Street. block and the Borderline on the March Street Stage.

The Musical Comedy Guild features Legally Blonde the Musical May 1-4 at the Sault Community Theatre Centre.

The Algoma Festival Choir presents Sing, Sing, Sing May 3 at the Machine Shop at 7:30 p.m. Special guests will be the Korahsters from Korah C &VS and students from Tarentorus P.S.

For Karin | Joseph Kargi | Live At The Loft is Sunday May 5  at 7 p.m. Joseph Kargi, pianist and singer-songwriter returning to play his hometown for the first time since 2015, is set to perform at a benefit concert fueled by a deeply personal mission. Inspired by his close friend Karin Beith’s courageous battle with terminal breast cancer, Joseph aims to alleviate some of the financial burden weighing on her and her family. 

Stunt Ventriloquist Tim Holland is performing at Korah Collegiate & Vocational School May 12 at p.m. This is part of the Over the Rainbow Children’s Entertainment Series staged by international entertainers. There are five shows in this year's series.

On May 15 it will be time for Soo Sings for Kids. For over 10 years Soo Sings has been bringing together local businesses to raise funds for local children’s charities through a fun workplace glee competition. Since 2013, Soo Sings has raised more than $120,000. This year there are eight teams who - with great enthusiasm, dedication, and excitement - have prepared a song and dance for the show. Curtain goes up at the Soo Community Theatre.

And May 16 Brian Tremblay presents The Neighbourhood. Tremblay will be treating his audience to acoustic jams inspired by his neighbourhood, sharing memories and photos of growing up here in the Sault. The show begins at 6:30 p.m. at the North Branch Library.

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