The Green Red Door, highlighting sustainability, with information & displays by local environmental groups — celebrate Earth Week with us!
April 26, 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM More »
The Canadian Ballet Youth Ensemble and the Pearl Company feel strongly about creating more opportunities for dance in the Greater Hamilton Area. We have banded together in the past to support this end and we are supporting and sponsoring each other now for both the Opus Mundi Festival and the production of Hansel & Gretel which is happening for one show only at Hamilton Place this Sunday, April 27 at 2:00. Please see the attached poster; it will be a marvelous show featuring the impeccable and creative National Ballet of Cuba.
We are offering a five-day film festival during Earth Week 2008. The launch will take place on April 22nd, and feature films will be screened at various locations in the downtown core. Please verify the schedule of events and times. The week will conclude with a wrap-up celebration party at the SkyDragon Centre on April 26th.
Click on poster image for details.
Oakville Galleries presents New Models for Better Living? , a round-table discussion featuring architects Chris Hardwicke (Sweeny Sterling Finlayson & Co. Architects), Andy Thomson (Altius Architecture Inc. and Sustain Design), along with Oakville Town Planner Kirk Biggar. Their dialogue will be moderated by Lisa Rochon, architecture critic for the Globe and Mail. Sunday, April 27 from 2:30 to 4:30pm at Town Hall (Oakville and Trafalgar Rooms) More »
Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, School of Animation
Arts & Design; Studio exhibitions, demonstrations and a student & alumni craft sale.
Saturday April 26 from 10am to 5pm. No admission fees or parking costs.
1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville. 905-845-9430
For more details and a full schedule of events please visit artsfestival.sheridaninstitute.ca
April 11: This ‘Second’ Friday we will visit 270 Sherman at which time we will take in the exciting new T H & B Collective’s current exhibition as well as the artist’s studios of the Imperial Cotton Centre for the Arts. We will then wend our way to the James North Art Crawl and now that his renovations are completed, Bill Powell’s Studio Gallery where we will see the marvelously changed studio space and gallery of the Tiger Group. More »
T H & B: Resuscitating the common name of the defunct Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo Railway, which operated out of Hamilton from 1895-1987, 21 visual artists respond to the post-industrial context of the 3rd floor at 270 Sherman, a former textile mill located in the industrial heart of Hamilton.
270 Sherman is North of Barton Street at Lansdowne Avenue
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 12 @ 8:00 pm More »
SUMMA 2008 Opening Reception: Saturday April 12th 2-4pm
SUMMA Artist Talk: Tuesday April 15th-12:30-1:30pm
Art in Engineering/Engineering in Art Artist Talk, Wednesday April 16th-12:30-1:30pm
All events take place at the McMaster Museum of Art. More »
Art Gallery of Hamilton T.N.T. (Thursday Night Talks) presents Local Media: Voice of the Few or Mouthpiece for the Masses?
Join in an engaging panel discussion of the importance of local media as Art Gallery of Hamilton’s T.N.T. (Thursday Night Talks) presents Local Media: Voice of the Few or Mouthpiece for the Masses? on Thursday, April 17 at 7:00 pm at the AGH, 123 King Street West, Hamilton. More »
The Winter 2008 AGH film series welcomes special guest Piers Handling, Director of the Toronto International Film Festival, as he introduces a screening of Jean-Luc Godard’s classic Two or Three Things I Know About Her, with a post-screening question and answer period on Wednesday, April 16 at 7:00 pm at the Empire Jackson Square 6 Cinemas, 2 King Street West, downtown Hamilton. More »
FIXT POINT THEATRE presents…
Hamilton Artists in Schools and Communities
Facilitation Workshop for Theatre Artists and Educators
led by Lisa Marie DiLiberto, Sean Frey and Treasa Levasseur,
Three Saturdays: April 12, 19, 26. 10am – 6pm
at Hamilton’s URBAN THEATRE (Jackson Square) More »
Village Theatre (Waterdown) collected over 40 stories from local immigrants. Leaving Home, Coming Home is the result. This theatrical event recounts these histories in a collage of music, drama, comedy, poetry and dance. Created by Village Theatre Waterdown, directed by Lisbie Rae, conceived by Michael Rae. Performed at Memorial Hall, 317 Dundas St. (Hwy 5), Waterdown. April 25, 26, May 1, 2, 3, 8*, 9, 10 at 8:00 p.m., May 3 at 2:00 p.m. More »
From April 3 to April 6, Hamilton will be treated to a vibrant and eclectic mix of readings and workshops starring 28 award-winning Canadian writers, local authors and edgy new talent. gritLIT offers a literary event for every age, every taste in literary genre, and every budget (some events are free!).
For a detailed schedule go to the gritLIT website
Most events at Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King Street West
Saturday Family events: at Terryberry Library, 100 Mohawk Road West
At Sky Dragon Centre, 27 King William Street: Saturday 9:30 pm Festival Party, and Sunday 7:30, closing event — Short Story Contest Winner and “literature from the edge” readings. More »
Triage, 2004, 30 min, colour
by Carl Brown and Michael Snow. A unique 16mm dual projection collaboration between Michael Snowand Carl Brown, with an audio collage by John Kamevaar. More »
Come celebrate the awesome power of industrial civilization to rule over this puny living planet!
Do you love the smell of carbon monoxide in the morning? Do you long for the day when all the greenspace is gone, and there is nothing left but sweet grey concrete? Do you wish that all those pesky environmentalists would just burn up (like the atmosphere)? Then you should join us, the United Fools for Fossil Fuels, next Tuesday, April 1st, for a celebration of Fossil Fools Day! More »
1. March 26. Storytelling Concert at Guelph Civic Museum. “By Word of Mouth”
2. March 27. World Storytelling Day in Cambridge. “Awake and Dreaming.”
3. March 28 – April 6. Toronto Storytelling Festival.
4. April 11. Old Masters Concert by Voyageur Storytelling. Conservatory for the Arts in Hamilton. More »
The Guild’s biennial juried exhibition. This Biennial is juried by Steven Heinemann and Kasumi Lampitoc. It runs April 4th to 27th at the Carnegie Gallery, 10 King Street, Dundas, Ontario. More »
Urban Strategist Glen Murray to Kick Off 2008 BCN Speaker Series.
April 3, 7 – 9 pm, Brantford & District Civic Centre. Glen Murray is a powerful speaker & long time urban advocate. More »
Hamilton’s own Crooked Cowboy will be playing the Great Hall at Hamilton Place. Thurs April 3 starting at 8pm. Joined on stage by some of Canada’s finest Musicians Shawn will touch your heart with his moving original music.
He is a performer you will never forget. Tickets available though Hamilton Place box office or from Ticket master. Visit Shawn on line at www.shawnbrush.com
Chordelle is a new strain of performing art, a fusion of storytelling, classical music especially opera, and authentic northern Canadian spirit. It is anatomically complex, performed from the heart and articulated with becoming clarity while keeping the tongue firmly planted in the cheek. More »
presented by HALF THE SKY FEMINIST THEATRE
April 18, 19, 24, 25, 26
Robinson Theatre, McMaster University, Sterling Street entrance
Individual tickets $15.00, un/under employed $10.00, Tickets bought in groups of eight: $10.00 each
It is Half The Sky”s 25th Anniversary and just for grins we are breaking with tradition to present a mystery farce.. More »
There are still seats for this Friday’s bus.March 14: We will be visiting the Imperial Cotton Centre for the Arts, then for something completely different, we will check out the shows at the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre (A Woman’s Place is Everywhere, and Kareem Ferreira’s show, The Dream). As always, we will then take in the many and exciting galleries on the James North Art Crawl. Our regular end-of-the-evening visit to Bill Powell’s Studio Gallery has been cancelled because of major renovations. More »