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Get Your Groove On at HipFest!

Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 03:12 PM

Outdoor concerts are not only a pleasant entertainment, they are as necessary to summer as sunshine and days at the beach. So, bring your dance moves to Harmony Square for an amazing free concert showcasing two Canadian music legends.

Taking the stage at 7 p.m. is the Summer of ’69 Bryan Adams tribute band. Enjoy the sound, energy and excitement this band brings as they passionately reproduce hits like ‘Run to You’, ‘Summer of ‘69’ and ‘Everything I Do’.  At 8:30 p.m. the Practically Hip  will...

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BTW Presents Johnny Cash in Eagle Place

Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 09:40 AM

Johnny Cash is coming to Brant Theatre Workshops in Eagle Place at the Bell Homestead National Historic Site, located at 94 Tutela Heights Rd, Brantford.

The outdoor shows can be watched on Friday, July 29th, Saturday, July 30th, Friday, August 5th and Saturday, August 6th at 7:30p.m. Or, they can be watched on Sunday, July 31st or Sunday, August 7th, at 2:00p.m.

The show is pay what you can, recommended $15 for adult and $10 for children.

Bring a blanket, the family,...

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Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest

Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2022 11:38 AM

Calling all food lovers! The event of the year, The Kinsmen Annual Ribfest, is back after 2 long years! 

For the past 11 years, Brantford has come alive with the smell of BBQ ribs, fantastic food vendors and family entertainment. The Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest has brought fun for all ages and the thrill of BBQ competition together for three days of entertainment and amazing food. North America’s greatest rib teams have come to Brantford to compete for top awards including Best Ribs, Best...

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Recovery Fund for Heritage Organizations — Museums Assistance Program

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 02:05 PM

On June 27, 2022, Canadian Heritage announced details of the new Canada Arts and Culture Recovery Program (CACRP) which continues the Department’s targeted support for organizations that are still facing significant financial challenges in the third year of the pandemic.

As proposed in Budget 2022, the Government of Canada is investing $50 million in 2022-2023 to provide additional targeted support measure to compensate Canadian arts, culture, and heritage organizations for revenue losses due to...

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Arts Census Aims to Understand the State of the Arts in Brantford/Brant

Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 09:51 AM

The Arts Ecology of Brantford/Brant, in coordination with local arts and creative institutions and practitioners, is conducting an Arts Census throughout the summer. The Arts Census aims to document the state of the arts in Brantford and the County of Brant. The Arts Census offers our artists and creatives an opportunity to provide their honest views, opinions, and suggestions about the state of the arts in Brantford/Brant, how this influences their work and its outcomes, and their visions for the...