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October 09, 2008 07:00 ET

BOWFIRE "Live in Concert" on the Big Screen Canadian Film Premiere Exclusively at Cineplex Entertainment Theatres Across Canada Wednesday, October 29, 2008

http://www.bowfire.com "BOWFIRE is enormously entertaining." The Washington Post

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 9, 2008) - Bowfire Productions LLC announces the Canadian premiere of BOWFIRE "Live in Concert" opening exclusively in Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN) theatres across the country.

The film captures the worldwide critically acclaimed musical and theatrically staged BOWFIRE concert. This "all star" show presents the finest lineup of fiddle and violin virtuosos ever assembled on one stage. It's an amazing show for all generations of music lovers. BOWFIRE "Live in Concert" opens in wide release at participating Cineplex Entertainment theatres on Wednesday, October 29th. Advance tickets can be purchased online at www.cineplex.com and at participating Cineplex Entertainment theatres, beginning Friday, October 17th.

Cineplex Entertainment will present Bowfire at the following select theatres throughout Canada:



BRITISH COLUMBIA
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SilverCity Coquitlam Cinemas SilverCity Riverport Cinemas
170 Schoolhouse Street 14211 Entertainment Way
Coquitlam, BC Richmond, BC

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SilverCity Victoria Cinemas Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver
3130 Tillicom Road 900 Burrard Street
Victoria, BC Vancouver, BC
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Galaxy Cinemas Nanaimo Colossus Langley Cinemas
213-4750 Rutherford Road 20090 91A Avenue
Nanaimo, BC Langley, BC
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Cineplex Odeon Aberdeen Cineplex Odeon Strawberry Hill
Mall Cinemas Cinemas
700-1320 Trans Canada Highway 12161 72nd Avenue
Kamloops, BC Surrey, BC

SilverCity Metropolis Cinemas Famous Players 7 Cinemas
4700 Kingsway Ave 275-2306 Coldstream Road
Burnaby, BC Vernon, BC
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ALBERTA
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Cineplex Odeon North Cineplex Odeon South
Edmonton Cinemas Edmonton Cinemas
14231-137 Avenue 1525-99th Street
Edmonton, AB Edmonton, AB

Scotiabank Theatre Chinook Galaxy Cinemas Lethbridge
6455 MacLeod Trail SW 501-1st Avenue SW
Calgary, AB Lethbridge, AB

Cineplex Odeon Crowfoot Galaxy Cinemas Red Deer
Crossings Cinemas 357-374000 Highway #2
91 Crowfoot Terrace NW Red Deer, AB
Calgary, AB

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MANITOBA
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SilverCity Polo Park Cinemas
815 St. James Street
Winnipeg, MB
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SASKATCHEWAN
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Galaxy Cinemas Regina Galaxy Cinemas Saskatoon
420 McCarthy Boulevard N 347 2nd Avenue
Regina, SK Saskatoon, SK
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ONTARIO
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Scotiabank Theatre Toronto Cineplex Odeon Queensway
259 Richmond St. W Cinemas
Toronto, ON 1025 The Queensway
Etobicoke, ON
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SilverCity Brampton Cinemas Cineplex Odeon Sheppard-
50 Great Lake Drive Grande Cinemas
Brampton, ON 4861 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

Coliseum Mississauga Colossus Vaughan Cinemas
Cinemas 3555 Highway 7
309 Rathburn Road West Vaughan, ON
Mississauga, ON

Coliseum Scarborough SilverCity Richmond Hill
Cinemas Cinemas
300 Borough Drive 8725 Yonge Street
Scarborough, ON Richmond Hill, ON

SilverCity Burlington Cinemas SilverCity Yonge-Eglinton
1250 Brant Street Cinemas
Burlington, ON 2300 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON
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Cineplex Odeon Oshawa Cineplex Odeon Niagara Square
Cinemas Cinemas
1351 Grandview Street N 7555 Montrose Road
Oshawa, ON Niagara Falls, ON
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Cineplex Odeon Gardiners SilverCity Oakville Cinemas
Road Cinemas 3531 Wyecroft Road
626 Gardiners Road Oakville, ON
Kingston, ON
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SilverCity Ancaster Cinemas Famous Players Lambton 9
771 Golf Link Road Cinemas
Ancaster, ON 1450 London Road
Sarnia, ON

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SilverCity Newmarket SilverCity Thunder Bay
Cinemas Cinemas
18151 Yonge Street 850 North May Street
Newmarket, ON Thunder Bay, ON
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SilverCity London Cinemas Galaxy Cinemas Waterloo
1680 Richmond Street, 550 King Street N
London, ON Waterloo, ON
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Galaxy Cinemas Barrie Galaxy Cinemas Guelph
72 Commerce Park Drive 485 Woodlawn Road West
Barrie, ON Guelph, ON
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Galaxy Cinemas Peterborough Galaxy Cinemas Sault Ste.
320 Water Street Marie
Peterborough, ON 293 Bay Street
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
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SilverCity Sudbury Cinemas SilverCity Gloucester Cinemas
355 Barrydowne Road 2385 City Park Drive
Sudbury, ON Gloucester, ON
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SilverCity Windsor Cinemas
4611 Walker Road
Windsor, ON
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QUEBEC
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Cineplex Odeon Brossard Cineplex Odeon Ste. Foy
Cinemas Cinemas
9350, boul. Leduc 1200 Boul. Duplessis
Brossard, PQ Ste. Foy, PQ
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Colossus Laval Cinemas Scotiabank Theatre Montreal
2800 rue Cosmodome 977 Ste-Catherine West
Laval, PQ Montreal, PQ
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Coliseum Kirkland Cinemas Galaxy Cinemas Sherbrooke
3200 Rue Jean Yves 4202 Bertrand
Kirkland, PQ Rock Forest, PQ
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StarCite Montreal Cinemas Galaxy Fleur-de-Lys Cinemas
4825 Avenue Pierre De Coubertin 4520, boul. Des Recollets
Montreal, PQ Trois Rivieres, PQ

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The concept of BOWFIRE is the realization of a dream from creator and artistic director, violinist Lenny Solomon. Recorded May 2007 at Centre in the Square in Kitchener, Ontario, this sizzling concert is shot in high definition with multiple cameras, wrapped around a fast-paced show with first class production values that include great sound, choreography, dramatic lighting, set design and costumes. Executive Producer Barry Avrich (The Last Mogul) has created a high-energy musical experience translated onto the big screen, capturing the live performance of the total string experience.

Formed in June 2000, BOWFIRE made its debut performance the following month at the 2000 World Exposition in Hannover, Germany. Audience response was wildly enthusiastic, and the group was subsequently invited to perform on the Governor General's Award telecast. This diverse music ensemble has been blazing international sold out venues ever since.

The film takes its audiences on a musical journey that moves seamlessly from jazz, classical, bluegrass, Celtic, rock, gypsy, world to Texas Swing, Ottawa Valley, Cape Breton styles and then combines incredible step, tap dancing and a beautiful voice.

The BOWFIRE company is composed of leading Canadian string virtuosos who are at the forefront of their respective styles: Lenny Solomon - George Gao - Jon Pilatzke - Bogdan Djukic - Raymond Legere - Shane Cook - Kelli Trottier -Yi-Jia Susanne Hou - Stephane Allard - Stephanie Cadman combined with equally gifted and respected ensemble musicians: Bill Bridges, guitars - Bernie Senensky, piano & synthesizer - Lew Mele, acoustic & electric bass - Wendy Solomon, acoustic & electric cello - Benjamin Riley, drums & percussion. Fiddlers in the company are world-class step dancers and tap dancers.

BOWFIRE "Live In Concert" will be released November 4th on CD and DVD in Dolby Digital, Dolby 5.1, Dolby Stereo, DTS Digital Surround™ formats across Canada. Kicking off 2009, Bowfire "Live In Concert" airs on Bravo! and Canadian concert dates will be announced for their spring tour.

A production of Bowfire Productions LLC. Creator and Artistic Director: Lenny Solomon, Executive Producer: Barry Avrich.

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Contact Information

  • For media information or to arrange interviews,
    please contact: Planet3 Communications Ltd.
    Joanne Smale / Marli Bennett
    (647) 346-4101
    Email: info@planet3com.net
    or
    For theatre information, contact: Cineplex Entertainment
    Pat Marshall, Vice President,
    Communications and Investor Relations
    (416) 323-6648
    Email: pat.marshall@cineplex.com
    or
    Cineplex Entertainment
    Georgia Sourtzis, Manager, Communications
    (416) 323-6728
    Email: georgia.sourtzis@cineplex.com
    Website: www.cineplex.com