Friday, November 28 at 9:00 pm: The Real Dixielanders “Swinging Happy Music”
$10 at the door
Saturday, December 6 at 9:30 pm: The Jazz Connection Big Band, a swinging big band, $10. Following Artword Theatre’s performance of You Are What You Do (7:30 to about 9 pm) – separate admission.
Call Barbara at 905-524-0606 for concert info.
You are invited to our 2nd annual holiday event at The Pearl Company!
This weekend Gary Santucci and Barbara Milne will host a “Yule Love Art” Party and Sale
Saturday, November 29, from 7:00 to midnight.
Come join this fun, festive arts salon; meet and greet the artists; be witness to the incredible talent we have in our midst!
There’s always a good time at The Pearl, so by all means invite your friends!
And on Sunday, November 30 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. there will be an Open House.
Thank you to our sponsor for this event: TheZine,(www.thezine.ca)
The Fall 2008 AGH film series screens Imagine the Sound, a documentary on the history of jazz, on Wednesday, November 26 at 7:00 pm at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King Street West, downtown Hamilton.
Special to this evening is the attendance of the filmďż˝s director Ron Mann.
This screening is presented in association with the Hamilton Music Collective and complements the current AGH exhibition Hamilton/New York: Portraits of Sound – Photographs by Jimmy Katz More »
Defacing Our City Hall: A Rally for the Protection of Hamilton’s City Hall
Saturday, November 22, 2008 @ 11am
71 Main St. W. – Directly in front of Hamilton City Hall
Hamilton City Hall, an internationally recognized, and designated, example of the International Style of architecture, is in danger of being defaced – forever. More »
Acclaimed British writer Alan Bennett penned a groundbreaking series of darkly funny monologues, grouped under the title Talking Heads, that were broadcast on BBC-TV starting in 1988, and starred such legendary actors as Julie Walters, Patricia Routledge, Eileen Atkins and Maggie Smith.
Alumnae Theatre is producing three of the series for our stage, directed by Mat Howard. More »
Sunday November 9: 7:00 to 10:00: Ars Mundi Opening in the Art Gallery. Arts of the World! A show of some of Hamilton’s artists from other lands. From Afghanistan to Venezuela, Japan to Iran. Algeria to Sudan. This is a preview of some of the artists who will be showing as part of our Opus Mundi Festival, last week in April, first in May.Gallery hours: 1 to 4, Wednesday through Sunday; 6 to 8 Thursday and Friday evenings. (Also by chance or appointment.)
Next Arts Community Show: November 29 – A Yule Love Art Gala just in time for Christmas!
City of Hamilton Public Health Services & Vicarious Productions proudly presents
Lullaby for Ryan
The History of HIV/AIDS in America
A Musical Comedy written and performed by Jade Esteban Estrada
Doors opens at 7:00, performance 7:30
The Pearl Company, 16 Steven Street
Admission by donation to The AIDS Network
Reserve your ticket by calling (905) 546-3541 More »
Grandmothers of Steel and The Pearl present Faces of Africa: Sat Nov 22, doors open 6:30 pm The Pearl Company, 16 Steven St.
ďż˝ Julie Coultas, Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign Co-ordinator for the Stephen Lewis Foundation
ďż˝ Silent Art Auction of original African portraits by Theresa Randles
ďż˝ An Opus Mundi Festival 2009 production: An evening of theatre, dance and music featuring performances from Yaia Elawad, Said Ben, Bashir Ismail, Gary Santucci and the Congolese Dance Ensemble
dmission: $15 Fair Trade African Crafts Light Refreshments
Sponsored by OPIRG McMaster. Proceeds donated to the Stephen Lewis Foundation and the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign.
Call The Pearl Company 905-524-0606 or Theresa Randles 905 389-1405
Sat Nov 22 at 10 am: CBC Radio GO! with host Brent Bambury (on air 10 am)
Live from The Pearl: “If Hamilton Were A Country Song”
16 Steven Street at King William, second floor
To find out how to book to be in the studio audience, visit the show’s website, upcoming shows: www.cbc.ca/go/
Hamilton Music Awards Festival: The Pearl is one of the venues!
The Pearl Company, 16 Steven Street at King William
Cover $5 (if you haven’t purchased a Festival wristband pass available at www.ticketmaster.ca, Copps Coliseum Box Office, by phone (905) 527-7666 and at The Beat Goes On (Upper James).
Here’s the line-up at The Pearl
Friday, November 14:
Ron Palangio Sextet [8:00PM] Jazz
Shawn Trotter [9:00PM] Finger Style Guitar
The Lowest Lanes [10:00PM] Distinctive repertoire of roots-based material
Santucci & Doumas [11:00PM] Guitar Duo More »
Media Monday: 3rd Monday of every month
November 17, 2008
7 – 9 PM
@ Acclamation Bar & Grill
191 James Street North, Hamilton
FACTORY WORKS SCREENING SERIES: MIGRATION IN THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION
November 14, 2008
Doors open 7 PM Screening starts 7:30 PM
at THE FACTORY: Hamilton Media Arts Centre
126 James Street North, Hamilton, ON
THE MIGRANTS’ JOURNEY
by Terry Asma 2007 13 minutes
Produced by 2020 studios Photographed by Terry Asma More »
The Fall 2008 AGH film series screens the influential silent film Metropolis, newly restored with its original score, on Wednesday, November 19 at 7:00 pm at the Empire Jackson Square 6 Cinemas, 2 King Street West, downtown Hamilton.ďż˝ďż˝Presented in Association with the Hamilton and District Labour Council and 93.3 CFMU
Tickets are $6.00 for AGH Members, $8.00 for students and seniors and $10.00 for general admission.ďż˝ Tickets may be purchased online in advance at www.artgalleryofhamilton.com, in person at the AGHďż˝s Front Desk during Gallery hours or at the venue door the evening of the screening beginning at 6:30 pm. More »
The Art Gallery of Hamilton performance series is pleased to present a vibrant evening of Latin American Contemporary Dance on Friday, November 14 at 8:00 pm at the AGH, 123 King Street West in downtown Hamilton.
An exciting performance features four original contemporary dance works by Latin American choreographers and dancers from Columbia, Brazil, Mexico and Guatemala. Currently living in Canada, the artists include Norma Araiza, Heryka Miranda, and Olga Barrios. Many of the dancers are involved with socially engaged activities while expressing themselves through dance and the visceral medium of movement and exploration of space. Their original dance works are inspired by family, displacement, joy of life, migration, love, bicultural identity, death, and passion. More »
Tree of Life
woodcuts and paintings by DONNA IBING and PATRICIA KOZOWYK
Nov 14 – Dec 7
Opening Reception Friday, Nov 14, 7- 10 pm (James North Art Crawl Nite)
featuring appetizers by Wild Orchid
gallery hours: Wed-Sun, noon-five
you me gallery, 330 James St. North, Hamilton ON (905) 523-7754 www.youmegallery.ca
The next meeting of the Hamilton Storytelling Circle will take place on Monday November 24, 2008 from 7:30 PM to 9 PM, at the usual place (Temple Anshe Sholom, 215 Cline Avenue North, Hamilton).
I hope to see you there.
I’m having an art sale at my studio. Try to come and brings some friends. Hope to see you then.
ART SALE, Carley Art Studios
Nov 29th – Nov. 30th, 1pm to 5pm
30 Bristol Street, Hamilton, Ontario
905 525 8584
Dundas Little Theatre and Dundas Little Theatre Youth Players proudly present “The Dundas Project” a multi-media performance piece created by ten children aged 9 to 14, and directed by local actress Martha Christianson.The Dundas Project celebrates 200 years of Dundas History, including its first settlers, the artists, businesses, scholars, buildings and architecture that beautifully framed this picturesque town. Come and hear the incredible stories of
Ann & Ralph Morden, More »
Come celebrate the Arts this November
Arts Dundas Weekend 2008, November 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th 2008.
Art lovers of all kinds, mark your calendars; that special time of year is approaching!
This year’s Arts Dundas Weekend promises to be a fun filled four-day celebration of Dundas’ thriving arts community. More »
Sat. & Sun., Nov. 1-2, 10:00am – 4:00pm
9 STUDIOS – 27 ARTISTS
Come and talk to our artists as they create in the studio. Find out what inspires them and share in their passion. Beautiful one of a kind pieces will be available for purchase.
Just in time for Christmas. More »
Hamilton Theatre Inc. presents
Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical from November 7 to November 16, 2008
at the Downtown Arts Centre (28 Rebecca Street, Hamilton, ON).
An evocative tale of the epic battle between good and evil, Jekyll & Hyde is based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic story about a brilliant doctor whose experiments with human personality create a murderous counterpart. Convinced the cure for his father’s mental illness lies in the separation of Man’s evil nature from his good, Dr. Henry Jekyll unwittingly unleashes his own dark side, wreaking havoc in the streets of late 19th century London as the savage, maniacal Edward Hyde. More »
AGH film screens a true story of the strength of the human spirit
My Mother’s Courage
in partnership with the Hamilton Jewish Federation for Holocaust Education Week
The Fall 2008 AGH film series screens the award-winning film of one woman’s quiet bravery in the face of Nazi oppression in My Mother’s Courage on Monday, November 3 at 7:00 pm. My Mother’s Courage screens at the Westdale Theatre, 1014 King Street West in Hamilton and is presented in partnership with the Hamilton Jewish Federation for Holocaust Education Week and in commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of Kristallnacht More »
THE PENINSULA PLAYERS COMMUNITY THEATRE OF GRIMSBY (formerly of Smithville)
THE PERILS OF PERSEPHONE
a comedy by Dan Needles More »
da da Dance Weekend: with da da dance and guests: Two nights of innovative and exciting dance works by Hamilton dance artists, presented by Artword Theatre and da da dance
Friday Nov 7 and Saturday Nov 8, 2008 at 8:00 pm
$15 / $10 students/seniors. Call 905-524-0606
Artword @ The Pearl, 16 Steven Street (at King William) More »
RE-ZONEapalooza! On Saturday November 1, 2008, at 8:00 pm, The Pearl Company will host its first ever fundraising party.
We are inviting you – the people who are truly at the heart of what we’re doing – to come out and show your support for everything that The Pearl Company is (and stands to be) for the City of Hamilton.
We will give you a fabulous party with music, art for sale, dancing, great munchies and tons of fun! Admission will be Pay What You Wish with a basic fee of $20 (although if you are one of Hamilton’s starving artists, we will take less…). Bring your friends and perhaps a little extra cash… More »