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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.

When...

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Momoko Snacks Land

Posted on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 04:19 PM

Momoko Snacks Land, located at 75 Dalhousie St. Unit 104 in Harmony Square, sells a variety of products from Japan, Korea and China, including: limited edition and seasonal snacks, drinks, beauty products and stationary items.  

Momoko Snacks Land opened in 2019 and has quickly become a destination in downtown Brantford for visitors and students to shop for Pokémon cards and accessories, Funko POP figures and delicious snacks from around the world. Check out their selection of...

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Grand Opening of Ascension Climbing Centre

Posted on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 11:17 AM

Brantford’s newest outdoor recreational activity is ready to help you reach great heights. Ascension Climbing Centre's Grand Opening is this Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00p.m. RSVP to attend their Grand Opening.

Located behind Access Storage Sports and Entertainment Complex at 101 Wayne Gretzky Pkwy., Ascension Climbing Centre is built from two stacked, 40ft shipping containers with climbing routes reaching 15’ above the mats. Ascension will introduce beginner climbers to the basics...

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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...