Casting Call by Artword Theatre: Artword Theatre is seeking a male actor between twenty-something and thirty-something for a main role in an immediate upcoming project More »
KRIMA! … what a shame
Hamilton Performance, Sunday March 8
Downtown Arts Centre, 28, Rebecca Street
THINGS happen to good people in unexpected places, suddenly – Just when you least expect it: a drink spills, a window breaks, a siren screams, the world becomes loud…or silent. “KRIMA!….what a shame” we say, in a totally different voice, when the something forces itself deeply into our lives. More »
ACTORS/READERS NEEDED AT ‘BLUE ANGEL GALLERY’
On MONDAY, March 09th, at 7:00 pm, The Blue Angel Gallery will host a script
readings /workshops. Andre Ciere and Christine Whitlock will workshop their children’s Christmas feature film script ‘CROSSING GUARD SANTA’. More »
“Langston Hughes vs. Joe McCarthy”: Artword Theatre presents a cabaret evening to honour Black History Month: Friday February 27, 2009 at 8 pm. $10 at the door.On March 24, 1953, Langston Hughes, renowned poet of the Harlem Renaissance, was summoned before the McCarthy Committee investigating communist subversion in the USA. This dramatic and musical evening interweaves some of his testimony with selected poems. With the election of Barack Obama, it is worth looking back at how things were only a short time ago. With the participation of Andrew Amoah and members of the Artword Theatre Ensemble. Venue: The Pearl Company, 16 Steven Street, Hamilton, 905-524-0606
On Saturday February 28, 2009 at 2:00 and 8:00 pm, the Sixth Annual RevWear (a.k.a. Revolution Wear) fashion show takes over the runway in the name of community action. Two shows this year, at The Pearl, 16 Steven Street. Call 905-524-0606. More »
The Art Gallery of Hamilton’s March Break Mania!, Monday, March 16 to 20, is an engaging week-long Art Camp programme in which children, in three separate progammes, discover art forms through the centuries by participating in hands-on art-making with artist-educators and Gallery exploration.
For children ages 6 to 9 and ages 10 and older, Art Through the Ages uses AGH exhibitions as a starting point, helping children to develop observation and insight into the works of Canadian and international artists. This programme is available in both morning and afternoon sessions. Participants may sign up for one day or for the entire week, with the further option of signing up for half or full days. More »
“Movie Paintings by Mavis Dogblood”
(Paintings by Shelley Niro for her feature film-in-production,
Kissed By Lightning.) One Night Only!
Reception: Friday, Feb 13, 7-10 pm. (James N. Art Crawl Nite)
with appetizers by Wild Orchid (and while you’re down here, walk around the corner for “Behind the Lines’ by Bill Horne and “Bread & Roses” by Claire Kujundzic, and more refreshments at Workers Arts & Heritage Centre 51 Stuart Street. More »
The Ends of the Earth
by Morris Panych
directed by Theresa Cooke
A cast of remarkable characters, a panorama of places, a collision of paranoia and truth: this is the world explored by contemporary Canadian playwright Panych in his award winning, surreal comedy. Join Frank and Walker on their entertaining journey to the Ends of the Earth.
south gallery- ALAN JOSON
Conserve /Condemn a photographic exhibition More »
A mysterious meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1941. Two renowned nuclear scientists, one a Jew, the other a German. The Nazis have occupied Denmark and most of Europe…are poised to take on the world.
What did these men discuss and why, and how close did the Nazis come to creating an atom bomb? What stopped them? A true story about real people. More »
Theatre Aquarius is pleased to present Toronto, Mississippi in a co-production with the Playhouse Theatre Company, Vancouver. Written by Governor General Award-winning playwright Joan MacLeod, this heartfelt family drama is about Jhana, a mentally challenged girl who, like any teenager, tries to decipher a complicated adult world. When Jhana’s father, an Elvis impersonator, returns after a long absence, her unusual family is thrust into action. Beautifully, humorously, and touchingly exploring themes of mental disability, abandonment, love, and lust, Toronto, Mississippi is a Canadian gem. More »
Black Box Fire Presents
Pretty Tough and Alone
A Theatre Double Bill and More
Pretty Tough and Alone is an engaging theatrical triple-header – great for chasing the February blues away! The evening begins with It’s Tough To Be Somebody, a fast-paced comedy demonstrating the latest developments in fame awareness education. Then the winners of Black Box Fire’s first monologue competition will perform, followed by PYG - a one-woman comedy about finding romance without losing yourself. All of this takes place at the Staircase Cafe Theatre, which provides a wonderful opportunity to try out the new Tapistry Bistro which just recently opened there. Reserve online before February 11 and get $2 off the price of each ticket! More »
Return of the Prodigal
We are happy to announce the first talks in our Return of the Prodigal speakers series. This series will feature recent college and university graduates who have majored in fine arts, art history or related programs giving illustrated talks based on their own research or work in the studio. This series is designed to be of special interest to high school students thinking about and/ or in the process of applying to post-secondary art programs. More »
The Hamilton Black History committee is pleased to invite you to one of the largest and most spectacular Black History Month celebrations in the golden horseshoe region… The Rev. John C. Holland Awards.
The 13th Annual Rev. John C. Holland Awards will be held on Saturday, February 7, 2009, at Michelangelo’s Banquet Centre, 1555 Upper Ottawa Street, Hamilton. 6:30 p.m. cocktails, 7:00 p.m. dinner. More »