Archive for February, 2008

Political Cartoons at the Pearl: Opening February 15

Hozhber_Shinwary_cartoons_poster.jpegThe Political Cartoons of Hozhaber Shinwary

The Immigrant Culture and Art Association (ICAA) and The Pearl Company are pleased to present an exhibition of political cartoons by well-known Afghan-Canadian Cartoonist Hozhaber Shinwary.

The exhibition will run for three weeks.

Opening reception: Friday, February 15, 2008, 6:30 to 10:00 pm.

Family Day at AGH: February 18

Please note that the Art Gallery of Hamilton will be open Family Day -
Monday, February 18 – from 12 noon to 5 pm.

Gallery Level One ticketed exhibitions:  TD Waterhouse Great Masters Series:
Munkacsy’s Epic Christ before Pilate, Atelier: Ora Markstein, Two Artists
Time Forgot: Frances Jones (Bannerman) and Margaret Campbell and Cheap Meat
Dreams and Acorns: Ken Gregory.

Gallery Level Two exhibitions with FREE admission courtesy of Orlick
Industries:  The Word Made Flesh: Images of Devotion, Domestic Poetry,
Edward Steichen Portraits, Carnival: Scenes from a Spectacle, and
Bruegel-Bosch Bus.

Art Gallery of Hamilton is located at 123 King Street West, downtown

Artword Theatre, If Cows Could Fly: Hamilton, February 15, 16

IfCowsCouldFly_Hamilton_Artword.jpgArtword Theatre’s production of

If Cows Could Fly

If Cows Could Fly, an Artword Theatre production, is coming to Ottawa for the first time. Just before the Ottawa run, the show is playing in Hamilton, where Artword Theatre is now based.

at the DAC Downtown Arts Centre, 28 Rebecca Street, Hamilton,
Two nights only: February 15 and 16 at 8 pm,
Tickets $15 and $10. Call 905-543-8512 for ticket information.

Artword Theatre produced Merovitz’s If Cows Could Fly in Toronto in 2000 and again in 2001, when it also toured Winnipeg. Reviewer Avril Benoit, Metro Morning, CBC Radio said, “The stories are great … a lovely heartwarming evening for the whole family,” while Paula Citron of Classical 98 called Merovitz “a gamin-like, energetic, charming performer.” More »

Breakfast with Scot Q&A: February 20

AGH film series presents a post-screening Q&A with director Laurie Lynd


Presented in partnership with the Hamilton Film and Television Office

The Winter 2008 AGH film series is pleased to screen Breakfast with Scot,
filmed partially in Hamilton, on Wednesday, February 20 at 7:00 pm at the
Empire Jackson Square 6 Cinemas, 2 King Street West, downtown Hamilton.

Director Laurie Lynd will be in attendance for a post-screening question and
answer session.  This film, partially filmed in Hamilton, is presented in
partnership with the Hamilton Film and Television Office. More »

Oakville Galleries – 2 Exhibition Openings: February 8

Patrick Faigenbaum, 'Pantijelew<br /> Family', 1997, collection of Oakville GalleriesPlease join us at Oakville Galleries on Friday, 8 February for two exhibition openings

Opening reception for both exhibitions: Friday 8 February from 7:30 to 8:30 pm at Centennial Square. A reception sponsored by Whole Foods Market will follow from 8:30 to 10 pm in Gairloch Gardens.

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AGH film series – Syndromes and a Century: February 6

AGH film series presents the mysterious and mesmerizing


The Winter 2008 AGH film series continues with the screening of Syndromes
and a Century on Wednesday, February 6 at 7:00 pm at the Empire Jackson
Square 6 Cinemas, 2 King Street West, downtown Hamilton.

Tickets are $6.00 for AGH Members, $8.00 for students and seniors and $10.00
for general admission. Tickets may be purchased online in advance at, in
person at the AGH’s Front Desk during Gallery hours or at the venue door the
evening of the screening beginning at 6:30 pm. More »

The Mercer Duo, concert Feb 2

the mercer duo
saturday february 2, 3pm
first unitarian church, 170 dundurn st south, hamilton

violinist Akemi Mercer, cellist Rachel Mercer
haydn, ravel, kodaly, handel-halvorsen
admission free

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If Cows Could Fly, a musical play, Feb 15 & 16, 2008

IfCowsCouldFly_Hamilton_Artword.jpgAllan Merovitz’s musical play If Cows Could Fly lands in Hamilton for two nights on its way to Ottawa. Artword Theatre is pleased to announce that their revival production of Allan Merovitz’s If Cows Could Fly, about growing up Jewish in the Ottawa Valley, will debut in Hamilton. Two public performances will be held at the DAC (Downtown Arts Centre, 28 Rebecca Street) Friday and Saturday February 15 and 16, 2008 at 8 pm. Tickets are $15 and $10 for students.

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Hamilton Storytelling Circle: Jan 28, Feb 25

Hamilton Storytelling Circle

The Storytelling Group consists of people who love telling and listening to stories. The group is open to anyone who has this interest.

We usually meet on the third Monday of each month, from 730 p.m. to 9 p.m.We meet at Temple Anshe Sholom, 215 Cline Avenue North, Hamilton. However, in January and February, 2008, we will be meeting on the fourth Monday - January 28 and February 25.  More »

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