PERFORMANCE ART & PRINTMAKING ENGAGE IN BATTLE AT OPEN STUDIO
Snowball: Kyle Bravo, Jenny LeBlanc & Claire Rau
March 5 – 28, 2009
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 5, 6 pm-9 pm (artists will be present)
Open Studio is pleased to present Snowball, a print-based performance project and â€œprintstallationâ€ by American artists Kyle Bravo, Jenny LeBlanc and Claire Rau from March 5 to 28, 2009. As Toronto-based writer and artist Andy Fabo points out, performance art often incorporates other traditional visual art media such as sculpture or drawing, but it is rare that printmaking and performance art intersect. More »
Sara Diamond, President of the Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD), welcomes Dr. Marie Battiste as the third keynote speaker in the Presidentâ€™s Speaker Series, on Thursday, March 5 at 6:45 p.m. Admission is free.
Battiste, a Miâ€™kmaq educator from Potloâ€™tek First Nations of Unamaâ€™kik, Nova Scotia, has worked actively with First Nations schools and communities as an administrator, teacher, consultant, and curriculum developer, advancing Aboriginal epistemology, languages, pedagogy, and research. More »
Two-time Dora Award winner, Anusree Roy, is back with a new work: Letters to my Grandma.
Following the overwhelming success of Pyaasa, Theatre Jones Roy returns with a new play, Letters to my Grandma. This unforgettable one-woman show weaves together the journeys of two women, a grandmother and her granddaughter, through post-millennium Toronto and Second World War India. More »
ThÃ©Ã¢tre franÃ§ais de Toronto (TfT) is proud to present Une maison face au nord (A North-Facing House) by Jean-Rock Gaudreault in a remarkable co-production of ThÃ©Ã¢tre la Rubrique from Saguenay, ThÃ©Ã¢tre Tandem from Rouyn-Noranda, and ThÃ©Ã¢tre franÃ§ais de Toronto. This dramatic comedy runs at the Berkeley Street Theatre from February 25 to March 8, 2009 and will have four English surtitled performances. More »