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August 2016

Great things to do in the GTA and Region of Durham in August

Please confirm dates before booking
* by performances means matinees

You may find more information on events if you go to our facebook page and look in the EVENTS section!

If you are a PRAC member and participating in an event or performance
- get it listed on our calendar page!

to Aug 18 ~ Latcham Gallery

LatchamThe Amended Landscape
July 6 to Aug 18, 2017
The Latcham Gallery, 6240 Main Street, Stouffville ON 905.640.8954
Gallery hours: Tuesday - Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Saturday 10am - 4pm | latchamgallery.ca

2, 16, 30 ~ Oshawa Civic Band

Oshawa Civic Band

"BRass-flUTE Force" - 7:30 pm
Memorial Park Bandshell
Simcoe St. S., Oshawa
oshawacivicband.ca FACEBOOK EVENT

to Sept. 3 Station Gallery

Station Gallery Station Gallery presents Temporarily Mine, an exhibition of still-life paintings by Whitby-based artist and illustrator David Wysotski, on view from July 8th until September 3rd, 2017. It’s an impressive body of work with meaningful resonance, both personal and collective. The featured still-life paintings explore inherited objects and the fleeting ownership of vintage hand tools; and were meticulously crafted over eight years while onsite in SG’s studios. On Mondays, the gallery hosts Open Studio for SG members, an opportunity for local artists and enthusiasts to create in inspiring, spacious and well-lit studios alongside other practicing artists from the community.
1450 Henry Street | Whitby, L1N 0A8

2- 13 ~ Kawartha Artists' Gallery & Studio

Kawartha Artists' GalleryArt Show: Vintage Steam Trains
Opening Reception: Saturday August 5th from 1-4pm.
An Art Show featuring Charcoals and Mixed Media by local artist Julia Carr-Wilson. The collection Includes Artist Impressions of The Flying Scotsman, Mallard, and the Wolf of Badenoche. FACEBOOK EVENT
420 O'Connell Road, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 4C9

3 ~ Westben

Westben

7:00 PM Lenni Stewart's Social Club
SOCIAL CLUB is a throwback to the supper club era... a sassy, classy and sophisticated night of post-flapper music and glitz featuring songstress Lenni Stewart with jazz guitarist Michael Monis, drummer/percussionist Harry Ellis, Howard Baer onBass, plus special guests. SOCIAL CLUB features classic jazz hits from Hollywood to Broadway, Blues to Bossa Nova... a night that will be sexy, subtle and superb!
The Barn 6688 County Road 30, Campbellford
705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777 www.westben.ca

4 ~ Westben

Westben

7:00 PM Montreal Guitar Trio & California Guitar Trio
Two times the Trio! The Montreal Guitar Trio returns to The Barn, this time with
the California Guitar Trio. Described by the CBC as “the hottest guitar ensemble in Canada” the MG3 leads its audience to a special place where jazz and world music
are entwined with passion and gusto. Having performed with the MG3 since 2009, the California Guitar Trio brings its own whirlwind of instrumental styles fusing classical, rock, blues, jazz, world, progressive, as well as quintessentially Californian surf music.
Add that up!The Barn 6688 County Road 30, Campbellford
705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777 www.westben.ca

4 ~ Westben

Westben

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Capers Tap House

 

5 & 19 ~ RCWP Church

– 4 pm
Pentecost Mass with Rev. Roberta Fuller (ordained RC Woman Priest)
Dunbarton-Fairport United Ch., 1066 Dunbarton Rd., Pickering
dunbartonfairport.on.ca

5 ~ Westben

Westben

2:00 PM Emile-Claire Barlow
Two-time Juno Award Winner, Emilie-Claire Barlow has released 11 albums to date which have included not only fresh and sensitive readings of jazz standards, but daring
and exhilarating takes on French chansons, Brazilian favourites and even 60s po classics. A prominent Canadian jazz singer, arranger, record producer and voice actress, Ms. Barlow has lead bands featuring the finest musicians in Canada. Emilie- Claire will be presenting some of her favourite repertoire in an intimate trio format, featuring Amanda Tosoff (piano) and Jon Maharaj (bass).
The Barn 6688 County Road 30, Campbellford
705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777 www.westben.ca

5 ~ Angie Littlefield Book Talk

Tom Thomson's Fine Kettle of FriendsTom Thomson Roundtable at The Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery
Owen Sound.

 

 

5 ~ Westben

Westben

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Jazz Mains
at Antonia’s Bistro
, Capers & Karma’s and Elsie J’s by Windswept in Campbellford; McGillicafey’s in Hastings; AH! & SOS in Warkworth Too much is barely enough! Following the Emilie-Claire Barlow Trio concert at Westben, the musical magic from The Barn stage bops on down into a number of locations throughout Trent Hills.

5 to26 ~ Scugog Council for the Arts

SCAAnnual Juried Art Show ~ now including sculpture in our most popular exhibit!
181 Perry St., Unit G-1, Port Perry | 905-982-2121
scugogarts.ca

5 ~ Westben

Westben

9:00 pm – 11:00 pm Jazz Jam
ROB PHILLIPS, HOWARD BAER, HARRY ELLIS AND FRIENDS
Drop in to the Clock Tower for a late-night jazz jam. Bring your own instrument and jam with the Band! Be sure of a glass of wine and candlelit jazz at Campbellford’s newest “great room”! at The Clock Tower
705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777 www.westben.ca

5 & 6 Gary Faulkner

Art by the Lighthouse 2017
The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre is pleased to announce the return of its 12th annual, juried, original art show and sale.
August 5th & 6th, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m
247 Ricardo St. NOTL
www.niagarapumphouse.ca

6 ~ Westben

Westben

11:00 am - 1:00 pm Jazz Brunch - BRUNCH WITH AREA JAZZ MUSICIANS
Join area jazz musicians on the sunny side of the street as the Westben Jazz Fringe Festival continues on Sunday morning at selected restaurants in Trent Hills. Then enjoy our season finale at 2:00 pm at The Barn with the Brian Barlow Big Band in Big Band Buddies. at Capers Tap House & I Am Coffee in Campbellford & Our Lucky Stars in Warkworth; Bridgewater Cafe & Pizza in Hastings
705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777 www.westben.ca

6 ~ Westben

Westben

2:00 PM Big Band Buddies with the Brian Barlow Big Band
On the Canadian jazz scene, Brian Barlow has established himself as a first-call studio musician, arranger, producer, drummer, and percussionist. In addition to his duties as the Artistic Director of the Prince Edward County Jazz Festival, Brian leads the Brian Barlow Big Band which includes several of the top big band players in Canada. This joyful big band bonanza features the hits of Buddy Rich along with vocal hits of some of Buddy’s favourite guests: Sammy Davis Jr., Mel Tormé and Tony Bennett, interpreted by guest vocalist Alex Samaras.The Barn 6688 County Road 30, Campbellford
For more information please contact Donna Bennett, groups@westben.ca 1-705-653-5508 or 1-877-883-5777
Box Office: 36 Front Street South, Campbellford, ON, K0L 1L0
www.westben.ca FACEBOOK EVENT

8 to Sept 10 ~ Capitol Theatre

Capitol Fine ArtsBeauty and the Beast
20 Queen Street
Port Hope, Ontario L1A 3Z4
toll free 800-434-5092
info@capitoltheatre.com
boxoffice@capitoltheatre.com
http://capitoltheatre.com/

9 ~ Oshawa Art Association

OAAMembership meeting
Location: Arts Resource Centre, 45 Queen St., Oshawa, On L1H 3Z3
Second Wed. of every month except July. Time: 7 pm – 9 pm

10 ~ Whitby Brass Band

Whitby BrassSummer Concerts by the Lake – 7:30
Heydenshore Pavilion
589 Water St., Whitby
whitbybrassband.com

 

10 ~ Station Gallery

Station GalleryWave summer music 7 PM - 10 PM
Station Gallery
1450 Henry Street, Whitby, L1N 0A8

 

10 ~ Lynde House Museum and WARREN General Store

Lynde HouseArtists meeting will take place next week on Thursday, August 10th
at 1:00pm until 4:30pm. Please come and meet with us and if possible
bring samples of your work, brainstorm with us and let's start this project.
Trina Astor-Stewart, Executive Director Whitby Historical Society
Lynde House Museum & Warren General Store
900 Brock Street South, Whitby | 905 665 3131
lyndehousemuseum.com | trina@lyndehousemuseum.com

11, 12 ~ Theatre 3x60

Theatre 3x60Minifest One Act Play Festival
Town Hall 1873, Port Perry
Port PerryFeaturing Peter Paylor’s one-act comedy, The Rosewood Art Society, established 1903,
Details at www.durhamminifest.ca

11 to 13 ~ Stuart Blower | Stone Devil

Demonstrating STONE CARVING. FERGUS HIGHLAND FESTIVAL FACEBOOK

12 ~ Galerie Q

Galerie QOpening Reception for Armand Tatossian: Artist of the Century
Galerie Q
1521 County Road 10, Millbrook
FACEBOOK EVENT

13 ~ Charles Choi

Charles Choi's Transformation solo exhibition artist talk
10 to 12
Gallery A at Robert McLaughlin Gallery
72 Queen Street, Civic Centre, Oshawa

14 & 16, 21 & 23, 28 & 29 ~ Gallery 67

oaa gALLERY 67LIFE DRAWING
Following popular demand, Gallery 67 is pleased to announce life drawng sessions with male and female models.
UNINSTRUCTED ~ MONDAYS 7-9 P.M.
INSTRUCTED ~ WEDNESDAYS 7-9 P.M.
ARTISTS: $20/session CASH ONLY
In both cases... - please bring your own easels, donkeys, and drawing materials
- enter at the Gallery entrance at 67 Simcoe St. N. - parking is free at that time.
Due to the nature of these sessions, PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY AS DOORS WILL BE LOCKED DURING THEM.
We want to accommodate everyone, so poses will be artists’ choice, but probably with a long, say 45 minutes pose at the end of the session, and the usually warm up quickies at the start.
Models will be booked two weeks at a time to enable familiarity and improved second week.
Please direct all Life Drawing enquiries and registrations to: Jeffrey Snape professorsnape@rogers.com Tel: 416-905-8057
Note that IF YOU SAY YES I’m in, PLEASE DO COME as we have to pay booked models and instructor regardless. We need a minimum of 5 artists at each session to cover costs, otherwise we will have to cancel. Sessions start August 14 and August 16, after the Civic Holiday and OAA meetings are out of the way, and will continue until and including Sept. 11 and 13

 

16 ~ Oshawa Civic Band

Oshawa Civic Band"These are a few of our Favourite Tunes"
Summer Concert Series
- 7:30pm
Memorial Park Bandshell
Simcoe St. S., Oshawa FACEBOOK EVENT
oshawacivicband.ca

16 to 29 ~ Kawartha Artists' Gallery & Studio

Kawartha Artists' GalleryArt Show Opens : Faces & Figures
Kawartha Artists' Gallery & Studio
420 O'Connell Road, Peterborough
FACEBOOK EVENT

Aug. 17 to 27 ~ Sculthorpe

Capitol Fine ArtsDisney's Aladdin Jr
20 Queen Street
Port Hope, Ontario L1A 3Z4
toll free 800-434-5092
info@capitoltheatre.com
boxoffice@capitoltheatre.com
http://capitoltheatre.com/

to September 11 ~ Cavan Arts

CavanSummer Happy Days Exhibit and Sale
Featured Artists: Micheal Zarowsky | Lucy Manley
Artists of the Gallery: Dianne Brown Green | Val Carpentier | Linda Patterson | Fran D'Actis | Esperanza Melo | Olga Szarantsky | Valerie Kent
The Gallery is open daily weekdays from 11 - 6 pm, weekends 10 - 6 pm.
1535 County Road 10 in Cavan.

17 ~ Scarborough Music Theatre

Dance Break - August 17 - Big Band
51 Estate Dr, Scarborough
FACEBOOK EVENT

18 19, 20 ~ Buckhorn Art Festival

BuckhornOpening Garden Party Aug. 18
1782 Lakehurst Rd., Buckhorn
Buckhorn Fine Art Festival
PRAC Artists: Bob Thackeray, Cyril Cox, Karen Richardson, Marie Blanchard-Thomas, Stuart Blower (Stone Devil)
The "Good Lovelies" in Concert
www.buckhornfineart.com FACEBOOK EVENTS
1-877-300-9766

19 ~ Uxbridge Studio Tour

Uxbridge Studio TourUxbridge Studio Tour Exhibition Launch Party
The Second Wedge Brewing Co.
14 Victoria Street North, Uxbridge
FACEBOOK EVENT

 

 

19 ~ Visual Arts Centre of Clarington

VACPicasso's Picnic our yearly children's art festival! bringing a wide range of youth arts, performers, workshops, and local arts related businesses to our very own backyard. This is a free family event running from 10-4pm in our backyard garden. Hope to see you there! http://www.picassospicnic.com/

19 & 20 ~ Cottonwood n' canvas

Uxbridge Art in the Park Hanneke Koonstra, Kim Lowes Photography, Dawn Everson

21 ~ Ajax Creative Arts Paint Party

Ajax Creative Arts Paint Party6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Watercolour Flowers! with Janice Brown
August 21 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
22 Sherwood Road, (in the Pickering Village), Ajax
Janice Brown is the teacher-artist!
Cost is $45.00 and includes all supplies.
Paint Parties are held every 3rd Monday of the month
bonnie.paintparty@gmail.com

 

22 to Sept. 3 ~ Ajax Creative Arts

Ajax Creative ArtsDifferent Spaces / Different Palettes
Opening reception ~ Sun., Aug. 27, 1-3pm

August 22 - September 3rd
Papermill Gallery at Todmorden Mills
67 Pottery Road, Toronto
http://www.ajaxcreativearts.ca/
https://www.ajaxcreativearts.ca/event/papermill-art-gallery-show/

24 to 27 ~ Gallery 67 Oil Painting Workshop

oaa gALLERY 67Oil Painting Workshop with Albert Slark
Traditional Fine Art - intense four days with a live model (dressed) August 24-27 (Thursday-Sunday) 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day with an hour lunch break.
Albert will take us from the beginning drawing stages, the under painting, to the finished final painting, in traditional methods of oil painting. Through learning these methods of painting, we can then transfer these skills to still life, animal portraits, landscapes, and even to techniques for plein air painting.
Cost: $550 | Materials list will be emailed. If you wish materials supplied: $150 additional charge.
Contacts: Mary Gartlan - 905-576-7693
or Tricia Van Oostveen – 905-242-4592
Gallery 67 67 Simcoe St. N. 289-991-1067

25 ~ Town of Ajax

AjaxGuinness World Record for the Largest Human Maple Leaf
Help the Town of Ajax Break a World Record
Ajax Community Centre Sports Fields
75 Centennial Rd., Ajax
registration will begin at 5 p.m. with the attempt starting at 7 p.m
The Town will have some large games and activities in the field as well as some food trucks if you would like to purchase dinner or a snack. If you’d like to make a full evening out of it, stay around for Movies in the Park! We’ll be showing “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” (rated PG-13) at approx. 9 p.m. But if you are staying for the movie, don’t forget to bring a chair, blanket, bug spray, etc.
For more info: Robert Gruber B.A., Manager, Community & Cultural Development | Recreation, Culture & Community Development,
robert.gruber@ajax.ca P: 905-619-2529, ext. 7241 | C: 905-999-8901

26 & 27 ~ Jan Pettafor

Bark in the Park at the Orono Fairgrounds
https://www.facebook.com/fromtheheartbyjan/
janfromtheheart@gmail.com

30 ~ Oshawa Civic Band

Oshawa Civic Band "Celtic Journey"- 7:30pm
Memorial Park Bandshell
Simcoe St. S., Oshawa

FACEBOOK EVENT
oshawacivicband.ca

30 ~ STATION GALLERY

Station GalleryStation Gallery invites PRAC artists to our Artist Meet-up event on August 30th, 4pm-6pm. It’ll be an informal evening for artists to get together at the gallery amidst our exhibitions, live music by a guitarist, and a cash bar. Please RSVP to art@stationgallery.ca. FACEBOOK EVENT
1450 Henry Street, Whitby

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Art in Public Places

DENTISTRY ON LIVERPOOL, Pickering

927 Liverpool Road, Pickering

May/June Eileen Myers
July/Aug ~ Kay Hubbard
Sept. & Oct. – Denise Gracias

Reed's Florists, Pickering Town Centre

Mar. & Apr. - Madhuri Bansal
May & Jun. - Margaret Brackley
Jul. & Aug. – Mary Jo Smith
Sept. & Oct. – Janice Brown
Nov. & Dec. Nesrin Bialy
Jan. & Feb. 2018 - Charles Burke

Debbie's Boutique Café, Ajax

94 Harwood Ave. S, Ajax L1S 2H8 | 905 239 6721
http://www.debbiescafe.ca/ across from Ajax Library

Mar/April ~ James Gordaneer
May & June - Brenda Fountain
Jul. & Aug. – Greg Martin
Sept. & Oct. – Gary Faulkner
Nov. & Dec. – Denise Gracias
Jan. & Feb.2018 – Jenny Venette

OPG Info Centre, Pickering

May & June - Nesrin Blair
July & Aug. – Maude Lipsett
Sept. & Oct. – Jennifer & Gordon Ross
Nov. & Dec. – Sharon Janushewski
Jan. & Feb. 2018 – Sharon Steinhaus

McLean Community Centre, Ajax

Feb. 6 - Mar. 20 - Lemonville Group
Mar. 20 - Apr. 24 - Jeanette Hay & Mirek Bialy
Apr. 24 - May 29 - PRAC - JPE
May 29 - June. 26 – ACA – Juried Art Show
Jun. 26 - Aug. 7 - David Robinson & Erum Irtaza
Aug. 7 - Sept. 11 - Kim Johnson & Denise Gracias
Sept. 11 - Oct. 16 - Heather Nicholson & Kay Hubbard
Oct. 17 - Nov. 27 - PRAC - JAS
Nov. 27 - Jan. 8 - Ajax Photo show (not ours)


 

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