The first of Artword @ The Pearl’s Saturday Night Concerts. An evening of jazz with The Ron Palangio Sextet. Noted Hamilton-based jazz, guitarist Ron Palangio fronts his six-piece jazz band. This impressive sextet includes sax, trombone, trumpet, bass and drums.
Admission $15. at the door.
Artword @ The Pearl, 16 Steven Street, Hamilton
The Pearl Coffee House kicks off with featured artist Danny Bakan, an award-winning visionary songwriter and a darn fine banjo player from Toronto. Danny weaves old time music into compelling original songs to create a truly fresh and unique sound. His masterful clawhammer banjo and guitar playing supports his poignant, thoughtful, and often humorous songs. www.dannybakan.com
Admission $10 at the door.
Artword @ The Pearl, 16 Steven Street, Hamilton 905-524-0606
NAKED VISION Gala Finale
Saturday, September 27, 2008 @ 7:30 PM
1) Android Metamorphosis by James Anthony Usas 6:08 min. 2007
Android Metamorphosis deconstructs the sex binary by illustrating the fluidity of biology as abstract human forms merge and morph into one another. Android Metamorphosis resists the assumption that one’s body marks one’s sex or gender by denying the audience visual evidence that sex can be used as an identifying tool. More »
National Film Board of Canada out-of-the-vault selections as chosen by Cutler & Landry. A tasty offering to savour from the vast vaults of Canada’s cultural memory. A two thumbs up experience from the Hammer’s own Siskel and Ebert, the pre-legends known as Cutler & Landry. Two films by Donald Brittain:
Henry Ford’s America
Saul Alinsky Went to War
(Note from Ron Weihs: These are brilliant films. If you haven’t seen them, do so!) More »
Thursday, September 25, 2008 @ 7:30pm
Facilitated by experienced instructor, caricaturist and animator, Harold Duckett, this FREE introductory two hour workshop provides instruction in a series of hands-on exercises, to result in a DVD in basic drawing, cartooning and animation. More »
“A Day on James Street South”
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 @ 7:30pm
FREE screening showcasing a World Premiere of several documentaries featuring “The District” of James Street South. Shot, produced, and edited by media artist Members of the Factory. To be preceded by Member and Factory produced “A Day on James Street North” (2007). More »
I hope you had a pleasant summer.
Our first meeting of the 08/09 storytelling will begin on September 22, from
7:30 to 9 in the usual place (Temple Anshe Sholom, 215 Cline Avenue North, Hamilton).
I hope to see you all there.
The Factory: Hamilton Media Arts Centre is a non-profit resource centre that provides community groups and individuals access, training, and mentorships to media production facilities in innovative ways and at an affordable price.
The Factory’s Media Monday has a new home just down the street from us. More »
Oakville Galleries Fall Exhibitions & Public Programmes
Deirdre Logue: Beyond Her Usual Limits
Opening reception for upcoming exhibitions: Friday 12 September 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. More »
Written by Marcus Lloyd
Directed by Jared Lenover
When Michael takes on a one night job helping a wheelchair-bound playwright with her script he thinks it will be a simple way to make some quick money. But the evening quickly becomes anything but simple as he’s faced with a series of strange coincidences and psychological twists which leave him confused and disoriented. Suddenly Michael is faced with the consequences of a moment from his past he hardly remembers. Is it fate, or are things anything but certain? More »
Two screenings of animated shorts exploring different styles, techniques and innovation in animation by Independent artists. More »
hi da da dance fans!
we will be presenting another informal living sculpture exhibit at the next artcrawl, sept. 12th. we will be stationed outside of acclamation bar&grill at the corner of james street north and mulberry street (right across from the armory). find us there from appx. 7:30pm onward.
Cottage Studio Art Show and Sale
Friday, September 12, 2008, Time: 3-7 pm
The Cottage Studio is a visual arts studio and gallery supported by the Hamilton Program for Schizophrenia in partnership with the Ontario Trillium Foundation, HPS Family Association and other mental health service providers that promotes mental health through creative art. More »
The 2008 Special General Meeting & Community Forum of The Factory: Hamilton Media Arts Centre will take place on Tuesday September 22, 2008 @ 7:30 PM to be held at The Factory: Hamilton Media Arts Centre, 126 James Street North, Hamilton ON L8R 2K7. More »
See the new second floor space!
We’ll have previews of the theatre season, including a sneak peak at Charly Chiarelli’s new play Sonamabeech, and a sampling from Tobacco Troubadour, a new play with songs by J.P. Riemens and script by Ronald Weihs. The cast will give you a taste of the musical play You Are What You Do, coming in October, and lots more …. Come and celebrate with us!
$12 advance, $15 at door! Call The Pearl Company 905-524-0606 to reserve
MAKER’S MARKET: Third Saturday of every month
June 21, July 19, Aug 16, Sept 20, Oct 18, 2008: 10 am to 3 pm
Join us on the historic grounds of Christ’s Church Cathedral on James St. North for our monthly Makers’ Market!
Featuring UNIQUE items: • local art, pottery, photography, jewellery & fashion • vintage antiques, furniture, collectables, books & vinyl • local, organic and delicious farm-fresh foods The Makers’ Market also features: • free tours of the Cathedral • free walking tours of historic James North • entertainment, music and buskers throughout the Market
Makers’ Market 252 James St. N. Hamilton, ON L8R 2L3 P: 905.529.2323