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Crafting Your Way Through a Rainy Day: A DIY Itinerary

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 11:55 AM

It's raining again! Rainy days can be the perfect opportunity to get creative and try some DIY craft activities at home. In this blog post, we'll provide a DIY itinerary for a rainy day in Brantford, highlighting some of the local craft stores and project ideas.

Crock A Doodle 299 Wayne Gretzky Pkwy

Where you can paint and personalize your own pottery piece. They have a variety of pottery items to choose from, including mugs, plates, and figurines. Spend a few hours getting lost in your creativity...

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Lights, Camera, Brantford! Record-Breaking Film and TV Production

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 02:01 PM

Brantford has earned a reputation as more than just the "Telephone City" - it's also a thriving hub for film and television production in Ontario. In 2022, Ontario's film and television industry had a record-breaking year, with over $3 billion in production spending. Brantford played a key role in this success, attracting film and television crews from across the province to film in its unique locations.

According to a recent report by Ontario Creates, the film and television industry in Ontario saw...

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Hockey Stick Sculpture: Call for Artists to Create Tribute to Walter Gretzky

Posted on Monday, April 03, 2023 03:41 PM

Glenhyrst Art Gallery is calling for proposals to create a sculpture to commemorate the Walter Gretzky parking spot at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre. The selected artist(s) will be awarded $10,000 (including HST, if applicable) and the sculpture will become the property of The Corporation of the City of Brantford.

This is an excellent opportunity for artists to showcase their skills and contribute to the growing public art collection of the city. The selection process will involve a partner-led...

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Brantford Arts & Multimedia Fund: Empowering Community Creativity

Posted on Monday, March 27, 2023 10:31 AM

The zBTFD community is proud to announce the launch of the Brantford Arts & Multimedia Fund (BAMF), an exciting new program designed to highlight grassroots artists, designers, writers, and creators in and around the Brantford & the County of Brant area.

The BAMF is a monthly prize of $1,000 awarded to a community initiative, project, event, or artist. The fund is available to any community-minded individual or impactful event/project as long as it is rooted in creativity and culture. We believe...

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Call for Submissions: 10-Minute Play for Grand River Arts Festival

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 09:38 AM

The Grand River Arts Festival, which is set to take place on September 16, 2023, is now accepting submissions for its 10-Minute Play Competition. This competition invites playwrights to submit their plays for consideration, with selected entries given the opportunity to compete for cash prizes. The festival is looking for plays that are 10 minutes or less and feature no more than four actors.

To participate in the competition, playwrights need to submit their plays for consideration by May 1. If...