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Arcady Presents Voices of Summer on September 18

Posted on Friday, August 27, 2021 04:01 PM

Arcady Ensemble is pleased to announce their live performance of Voices of Summer on September 18, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at the Central Presbyterian Church in Brantford.

The evening will feature an exciting array of vocal gems written by Arcady’s Artistic Director, Ronald Beckett, and a team of emerging artist composers, performed in the heart of Brantford’s downtown by Canada’s finest young musicians. Voices of Summer will celebrate the winners of Arcady’s Emerging Artist Awards and Emerging...

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September Featured Artist - Nicole Alexander

Posted on Friday, August 27, 2021 03:11 PM

September’s Featured Artist is Nicole Alexander, a self-taught Visual Artist from Brantford, who specializes in the mediums of oil, acrylic and watercolour that reflect a unique Afro-Caribbean vibe.

Alexander grew up in the two-island nation of Trinidad and Tobago drawing on walls and doodling all over her school notes. She came to Canada for many visits during the summer months, eventually moving here at the age of 16 to complete her grade 13 and later her Bachelor of Science degree at York University.

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September 2021 Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Posted on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 04:36 PM

Welcome to our September 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 culture@brantford.ca. Please note that these lists are compiled at the beginning of the previous month, and curated specifically...

 INDISPOSABLE: A Devised Theatre Exploration into Brantford’s Opioid Epidemic.

Grandview Theatre Presents INDISPOSABLE

Posted on Friday, August 13, 2021 10:00 AM

In honour of International Overdose Awareness Day, Grandview Theatre Company will be presenting INDISPOSABLE: A Devised Theatre Exploration into Brantford’s Opioid Epidemic.

The approximately 40-minute production is a newly developed work in progress, based on recorded interviews with locals who have lived experience with substance abuse. It will be presented for the first time, live on Zoom, on Saturday, August 28, Sunday, August 29, and Tuesday, August 31 (International Overdose Awareness Day)...

August Featured Artist, Victoria Hudson Muir

August Featured Artist, Victoria Hudson-Muir

Posted on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 09:44 AM

August’s Featured Artist is a Brantford-based theatre artist and arts manager named Victoria Hudson-Muir. Victoria holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Language & Literature from Wilfrid Laurier University, a Graduate Certificate from Humber College’s Arts Administration & Cultural Management Program, a Certificate in Shakespearean Acting from London, UK’s prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and has also completed the Hamilton Fringe’s Artistic Leadership & Entrepreneurial...