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The Washboard Union

Sanderson Centre Presents Washboard Union on April 28

Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2022 03:29 PM

The Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts is pleased to present The Washboard Union on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.

With over 30 awards under their belts, a JUNO Breakthrough Group of the Year Award, three Gold Records and three time reigning CCMA Group/Duo of the Year, The Washboard Union are among Canada’s preeminent country bands, with a growing following all over the world.

Led by step-brothers Aaron Grain and Chris Duncombe and their best friend David John Roberts, The Washboard...

Bill Minnery

April Featured Artist, Bill Minnery

Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2022 11:44 AM

April’s Featured Artist is Bill Minnery, a musician from Brantford. Bill’s musical background ranges from early 1940s to Eminem, but he loves playing progressive metal more than anything. His bands frequently play at local establishments, including: Frankie’s Tavern, Two Doors Down, Manny’s Place, and Harmony Square.

Bill has been hooked on playing guitar ever since seeing Marty McFly play his Johnny B. Good guitar solo in Back to the Future and after seeing “the king of guitar”, Eddie van Halen,...

Hands typing on a keyboard. A mug of tea and a cellphone are nearby.

April 2022 Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2022 04:24 PM

Welcome to our April 2022 roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. Looking to join a monthly, recurring networking group? Scroll to the bottom of this blog to learn about local groups and when they meet.

Do you have any great training or networking opportunities to share with us? Comment below, or send your suggestions to Please note that these lists are compiled at the beginning of the previous month, and curated...

The Mush Hole

Sanderson Centre Presents: The Mush Hole

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 10:28 AM

The Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts is excited to welcome The Mush Hole to the theatre stage on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

Created and produced by Santee Smith and tour remount by Kaha:wi Dance Theatre, The Mush Hole is a theatrical dance performance about the truths of Canada’s first Indian Residential School – The Mohawk Institute. From 1828-1970, State and Church attempted to forcefully assimilate children from Six Nations and surrounding First Nations into Euro-Christian...

New murals installed in the children's section at the Brantford Public Library

Brantford Public Library unveils murals in children’s section

Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 10:39 AM

The Brantford Public Library (Main Branch) was pleased to unveil two beautiful new murals in their newly redeveloped children’s section in 2021. This gorgeous installation was a long time coming, with renovations in the children’s area beginning in January 2019 and the Call for Artists for the murals posted in January 2020. The artists, Betony Coons and Katie Flindall, were selected through a juried competition held in March 2020. The project suffered many delays as result of the ongoing pandemic.