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March 2019

Great events in the Region of Durham and the GTA in March

Please confirm dates before booking
* by performances means matinees

1 ~ Happy Commonwealth Day

Early BirdMarch, 2020 Early Bird Listings

4 ~ PINERIDGE ARTS COUNCIL

PRACMONTHLY MEETING – 7:15 pm
Pickering Recreation Complex
1867 Valley Farm Rd. Room #1
Pickering
905-509-3855

7 ~ St. Francis Centre

St. FrancisExplore the Impossible starring Sheldon Casavant
Saturday, March 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm $30
http://stfranciscentre.ca/event/explore-the-impossible-starring-sheldon-casavant/
78 Church St., Ajax
stfranciscentre.ca
905-619-2529 x 2787

 

14 ~ Ontario Philharmonic

Ontario PhilharmonicBarry Canning Sings Neil Diamond Hits
SAINT PATRICK’S CELEBRATION
PROGRAM 4 -World Music Series - Celtic Chapter
Irish reels “Molly on the Shore” and “Temple Hill”, Gems of Ireland and Fantasia on "Greensleeves" are befitting works for the ancient Irish holy celebration.
Regent Theatre
50 King Street E
Oshawa, ON L1H 1B3
905.721.3399 x2
https://tickets.regenttheatre.ca

Fri. Mar. 27, Sat. Mar. 28, Wed. Apr. 1, Thurs. Apr. 2, Fri. Apr. 3, Sat. Apr. 4, 2020 ~ DSPDurham Shoestring

Goodness
by Michael Redhill
Directed by Phil Ireland
Stage Managed by Michele LaPointe
“Love just changes some people for the worse.”
An evil is lived. The story is told. Something even greater is heard. Michael, a writer searching for witnesses to a family tragedy, meets Althea, whose vivid past compels Michael to question what and whom he should trust. Althea remembers the alleged war criminal she was supposed to protect, his loving daughter and the prosecutor who seeks his conviction. Does failing memory absolve responsibility? Is love an enemy of justice? Past and present are drawn to each other just as evil and goodness are threaded through all we do.
Performances Fri. Mar. 27, Sat. Mar. 28, Wed.Apr. 1, Thurs. Apr. 2, Fri. Apr. 3, Sat. Apr. 4, 2020, 8 pm
Arts Resource Centre
45 Queen St.
Oshawa, L1H 3Z3
www.durhamshoestring.org
www.facebook.com/DurhamShoestring
www.twitter.com/ShoestringDSP
www.instagram.com/durhamshoestringperformers
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbqdIXNQpeipj8hcsLWR2Gg

28 ~ St. Francis Centre

St. Francis

Nina Simone: A Tribute
starring Faith Amour
Saturday, March 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm $30
http://stfranciscentre.ca/event/nina-simone-a-tribute-starring-faith-amour/
78 Church St., Ajax
stfranciscentre.ca
905-619-2529 x 2787

 

 

March 2019

Latcham Art Centre ~ Ongoing Saturdays

Latcham SaturdaysLatcham Saturdays
Ongoing
Join us each week for Latcham Saturdays! Free and low-cost art events for the community. Events include hands-on art activities, art demonstrations, opening receptions, artist talks, tours, performances and more.
Visit www.latchamartcentre.ca for details.
Age: 7 - 11
Date: Saturday, January 19, 2019 to Saturday, April 13, 2019
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
March 16 ~ Make A Bookmark FACEBOOK
Budding Artists PM for ages 7 – 11 years. Students will do a variety of projects and media in this creative class, building confidence and skills along the way! Pre-registration is required.
12 sessions | $225
LATCHAM ART CENTRE
2 Park Drive, Stouffville, ON, L4A 4K1

January 20 – November 17, 2019 ~ Visual Arts Centre of Clarington

VACTrans/mission: Barley-Corn-Maize, an installation by Ron Benner
Ron Benner is an internationally recognized, London (ON) based artist who has been producing mixed media/photographic installations, which visually investigate the history and political economy of food cultures for over four decades. For its very first iteration of annual commissions, the VAC has invited Ron Benner to create a yearlong site-specific installation that responds to the gallery and its unique space.
Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, 143 Simpson Avenue, Bowmanville, ON, L1C 3K8 (Hwy 401 to Liberty Street, Liberty to Baseline, E to Simpson, N to Soper Creek Park)
Opening hours: Tues / Wed / Thurs 10 - 9pm, Fri-Sun, 10 - 4pm.
905-623-5831
E: communications@vac.ca
W: www.vac.ca

to March 24 ~ Station Gallery

Station GalleryWish Them Well
Join Station Gallery in opening our newest exhibition featuring works by Catherine Lane, T.J Brown and Passmore Mashaya. Wish Them Well is a trilogy that plays out in three galleries. In the Coppa space, the idea of a wish being something that is longed for or desired. Deeper in the heritage space, Lane will conjure them - the two William Stones involved in a historic cold case murder tale that clings to the station building. The plot thickens further in the far gallery space, centering around a well. Wish Them Well invites viewers to create unique narratives from drawn and constructed fragments offered by Lane. Deep contrasts and dramatic tension dominates T.J Brown's work in Occultatum. His psychologically charged pictorial spaces take cues from film noir and cinematic thriller narratives. He takes great interest in what remains obscured, treading into areas which are better left untouched. In exploring these spaces, we are left with wondering who is trespassing upon whom. As a child, Zimbabwe artist Passmore Mashaya was surrounded by beautiful scenery. His adaption to this great natural beauty of the town of Nyanga significantly influenced his artistic passion for telling stories through stone. Wish Them Well, Occultatum, and Dreaming Through Stone are on at Station Gallery from
February 1 ~ Exhibition Opening Reception: Lane, Brown and Mashaya
7:00pm - 9:00pm
1450 Henry St, Whitby
L1N 0A8
Event Website https://www.stationgallery.ca/
Phone Number: (905) 668-4185

 

March 1 ~ St. Francis Centre

St. FrancisTIFF Ajax Film Circuit presents “Colette”
Based on the life of Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Kiera Knightley), the film follows Colette through her marriage to Henry Gauthier-Villars (Dominic West), who quickly whisks Colette away from her quiet and humble life in the countryside to live in the bustling and lively Paris.
Friday, March 1, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
78 Church Street South, Ajax
stfranciscentre@ajax.ca
905.619.2529 x 2787

1 to 23 ~ Herongate Barn Dinner Theatre

HerongateBeyond Therapy – 6:00 pm
2885 Altona Rd., Pickering
herongate.com 905.472.3085

March 2, 2019 ~ Latcham Art Centre

Latcham Art CentreSave the Date: Big Night Out: 40th Anniversary!
Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 7pm
Mark your calendars for Latcham Art Centre’s annual fundraising party, Big Night Out. Help us celebrate our 40th anniversary with an evening of sparkling conversation, signature cocktails, and savoury hors-d’oeuvres. Take home an original artwork from the art auction or bid on exciting experiences in the silent auction. Big Night Out is Latcham Art Centre’s biggest party of the year and is a meaningful way to support the work we do.
LATCHAM ART CENTRE
2 Park Drive, Stouffville, ON, L4A 4K1
Hours: Tues-Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4. T: 905 640 8954
Admission: FREE. www.latchamartcentre.ca

2 ~ Ontario Philharmonic Orchestra

Ontario PhilharmonicPROGRAM 4 • MARCH 2019 • Baroque Masters Series
Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 8pm | Regent Theatre (Oshawa)
BOLD BEAUTIFUL BACH • J.S. BACH SUPER HITS • Guest Conductor, James LIU | Etsuko KIMURA, violin | Mercedes CHEUNG, violin
An entire program of Beloved Johann Sebastian BACH conducted by Guest Conductor, James Liu of Wuhan, China.  Etsuko KIMURA shines as OP’s Concertmaster and as violin soloist. Later, the KIMURA/CHEUNG duo combines brilliance and sophistication in one of Bach's dazzling pages of the violin repertoire.
Concerto for Two Violins, BWV 1043
Regent Theatre UOIT
50 King St E, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1B3
tickets.regenttheatre.ca | http://www.ontariophil.ca

2 ~ Durham Youth Orchestra

Durham Youth OrchestraWinter Concert – 7:30 pm
Salvation Army Temple, Oshawa
dyomusic.com

2 ~ St. Francis Centre

St. FrancisDueling Magicians 7 pm
Mike D’Urzo and Ray Chance square off in a magic show designed to challenge each other and mystify audiences!
http://stfranciscentre.ca/event/dueling-magicians/
78 Church Street South, Ajax
stfranciscentre@ajax.ca
905.619.2529 x 2787

3 to April 7 ~ Georgina Arts Centre @Gallery

GeorginaReflections from the Artist's Garde
Opening Reception

Meet the artist Ellen Dawne
Sunday, March 3 at 1 to 3 pm
149 High Street
Sutton, L0E 1R0
gacag.com/events.html
905-722-9587
curator@gacag.com

March 3, 2019 ~ Durham Chamber Orchestra

Durham Chamber OrchestraYoung SingersClassics: Past and Present
Paul Alexander, Royce Rich and Young Singers
at 3 pm
.
This is a concert with the standard “old” favourites and then some great “newer” compositions. You will hear the renowned youth choir The Young Singers sing “Lean On Me” as one of the numbers they have planned, and British Columbia violinist Royce Rich will thrill the audience with the beautiful “Romance in F” by Beethoven. You will be the first to hear the Canadian premiere of “Peggy's Medicine” by Canadian composer Paul Alexander! The orchestra has also lined up some beautiful pieces from the past by composers Grieg and Bizet to complete the wonderful choices for this concert.
Ticket price $20.00 per person (children under 12 free with paying adult)
Visit www.DurhamChamberOrchestra.com
Forest Brook Community Church
60 Kearney Drive, Ajax L1T 2T8 
http://www.durhamchamberorchestra.com/

3 ~ St. Francis Centre

St. Francis

Be amazed by the illusions and magic tricks performed by the Dueling Magicians
Be amazed as renowned magicians and St. Francis Centre fan favourites Mike D'Urzo and Ray Chance square off in a magic show designed to challenge each other and mystify audiences!
St. Francis Centre
78 Church Street South, Ajax
stfranciscentre@ajax.ca
905.619.2529 x 2787

March 5 ~ Call For Submissions: 2019 Annual Juried Exhibition

Latcham Art CentreSubmission drop off is MONday, March 4 between 11am and 8pm
Don’t miss your chance to be included in this anticipated group exhibition! Latcham Art Centre is looking for submissions in all media for our Annual Juried Exhibition.  Open to artists living and working in Ontario. A maximum of two recent original artworks (2017-2019) may be submitted by each artist and must be dropped off in person at Latcham Art Centre on Monday, March 4 between 11am and 8pm.  Visit www.latchamartcentre.ca to download the Entry Form and see complete details.  Submissions will be assessed and selected by an esteemed jury panel of three art professionals: Sandy Saad, Curator of Exhibitions and Education, Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, Renée van der Avoird, Assistant Curator of Canadian Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario and Matthew Varey, Artist and Head of Contemporary Art at Etobicoke School of the Arts.  $1000 in juror’s awards will be presented at the opening reception for the exhibition on Saturday, March 9th at 1pm.  The exhibition runs until April 27th, 2019.

LATCHAM ART CENTRE
2 Park Drive, Stouffville, ON, L4A 4K1
Hours: Tues-Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4. T: 905 640 8954
Admission: FREE. www.latchamartcentre.ca

6 ~ PINERIDGE ARTS COUNCIL

PRACMONTHLY MEETING – 7:15 pm
Pickering Recreation Complex
1867 Valley Farm Rd., Rm. 1
pineridgearts.org
905-509-3855

7 ~ Betty McGowan ~

"Evolving"
CORK & BEAN
8 Simcoe St N
Oshawa, Ontario L1G 4R8
FACEBOOK EVENT

8 ~ Whitevale Arts & Culture

Poetry Reading - Tony Di Nardo reads from his latest poetry book
475 Whitevale Road
FACEBOOK EVENT

9 ~ Cathedral Bluffs Orchestra

Concert #4 – 8:00 pm
P.C. Ho Theatre
5183 Sheppard Ave. E
Scarborough.
cathedralbluffs.com
416-879-5566

March 9 ~ St. Francis Centre

St. Francis

Music by the Bay Live presents Duke Robillard
Saturday, March 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Duke Robillard is a Grammy nominated blues guitarist and singer. Robillard was a founding member of blues and swing band Roomful of Blues, a member of The Fabulous Thunderbirds (replacing Jimmie Vaughan) and has released over 30 albums under his own moniker.
78 Church Street South, Ajax
stfranciscentre@ajax.ca

9 ~ Visual Arts Centre of Clarington

VACStorytelling by Jane Eccles & musical performance by Anne Walker
Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 11 AM – 4 PM
Visual Arts Centre of Clarington
143 Simpson Avenue, Bowmanville, Ontario L1C 3K8
FACEBOOK

12 ~ Pickering Township Historical Society

PTHS“Courage, Sacrifice and Betrayal - The Story of the Victoria Rifles of Canada, 60th Battalion in the First World War” with Richard Pyves
Local author, Richard Pyves, will deliver a detailed account of the day-to-day operations of the Victoria Rifles of Canada, 60th Battalion, in the First World War. This story is a microcosm of the countless sad, heroic and everyday experiences of Canadian front line battalions that fought in WWI. The 60th Battalion was only one of four Canadian battalions with front line experience, which was disbanded before war’s end in April 1917.
Meetings start at 7 pm at the Pickering Central Library Auditorium

13 ~ Shuttlebug HandWeaving & Spinning Guild

Monthly Meeting – 1:00 pm
Greenwood Rec. Bldg. 3551 Greenwood Road, Greenwood
shuttlebugguild.blogspot.com
905-649-5550

13 ~ Oshawa Art Association

OAAThe OAA Inc’s Annual General Meeting followed by guest speaker Patty Kingsley
All starting at 7 pm – 2nd Wed. of every month except July.
Arts Resource Centre, 45 Queen St., Oshawa
https://www.oshawaartassociation.com

March 15 ~ St. Francis Centre

St. FrancisTIFF Ajax 2nd Reel presents “The Silent Revolution”
An entire classroom of twelfth graders in the Communist-controlled German Democratic Republic is traumatized when they discover what is really happening during the Hungarian Uprising of 1956.
Friday, March 15, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
78 Church Street South, Ajax
stfranciscentre@ajax.ca
905.619.2529 x 2787

March 15, 2019 ~ Oshawa Art Association

OAAThe deadline for submissions is March 15, 2019.

OAA members and residents of Durham Region are invited to submit 2 pieces of artwork to our Juried competition. This highly supported event will take place at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery between Apr 18, 2019 to May 5, 2019. It will be juried by a panel of three esteemed artists.
Please see the guidelines on our website for full details and complete the entry form to submit your work.

16 to April 8 ~ SPARK

SPARKPICKERING PUBLIC LIBRARY
Spark! is an annual Juried Art Show for children in Kindergarten to Grade 8. We encourage all types of mediums including pen, pencil, paint, crayon, pastel and markers or an even a combination. Submitted works will be organized in three categories based on current grade level of the artist.
PineRidge Arts Council is a proud partner with Pickering Public Library
Download entry form HERE
Drop off work Between
March 16th and March 30th
by 4 pm at front (no exceptions)
Awards Reception Saturday, April 6th, 2 pm
Pick up artwork Between April 8th and 20th during open hours

16 ~ Scugog Council for the Arts

SCAKirsty Naray has been a glass bead maker since 1992 and in the past few years has been working with fibre as well. She often combines weaving, felted fibre, embroidery and hand-made glass into gorgeous vessels and wall pieces. Her whimsical work celebrates the joy of colour.
Colin Whitebread ~ Artist's Reception: Sunflowers & Vases: Paintings, Fibre & Glass
Colin Whitebread has been painting since a young age and then starting in 2000 made yearly trips to Cuernavaca, Mexico, and fell in love with the colourful and passionate art of the south. Colour and acrylics become a dominant aspect of his work. Kirsty Naray has been a glass bead maker since 1992 and in the past few years has been working with fibre as well. She often combines weaving, felted fibre, embroidery and hand-made glass into gorgeous vessels and wall pieces. Her whimsical work celebrates the joy of colour

March 17, 2019 ~ Visual Arts Centre of Clarington

VACIn These Threads
For over 35 years Bowmanville based artists, Jane Eccles has devoted her artistic practice to painting and performance. In These Threads is an exhibition that explores Eccles practice of painting dresses lent to her by women from all walks of life. The exhibition will explore the notion of the dress as an object and its relationship to memory and narratives related to women living in Bowmanville and beyond.
Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, 143 Simpson Avenue, Bowmanville, ON, L1C 3K8 (Hwy 401 to Liberty Street, Liberty to Baseline, E to Simpson, N to Soper Creek Park)
Opening hours: Tues-Thurs 10 - 9pm, Fri-Sun, 10 - 4pm.
905-623-5831
E: communications@vac.ca
W: www.vac.ca

March 17 ~ Angie Litttlefield

Tom Thomson's Fine Kettle of FriendsBook Talk Tom Thomson
Scugog Shores Museum Village & Archives
Angie will highlight her research for Tom Thomson’s Fine Kettle of Friends: Biography, History, Art & Food, as well as the research for her upcoming book on the women in Tom Thomson’s life. She’ll briefly deviate to Rody Kenny Courtice of Port Perry, a friend to the female artists Tom Thomson knew in his lifetime. There will be a visit as well to the life of Thomas Henry Oake Marten, who visited the Lake Scugog area with Tom Thomson. The focus of this talk will be on all the things people normally DO NOT KNOW about Canada’s most famous artist, Tom Thomson. The talk will take place in the schoolhouse at the Scugog Shores Museum Village, 16210 Island Road, Port Perry, starting at 1:00 pm. Admission is $5/person. For more information on the author please go to www.angielittlefield.com
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
16210 Island Road
Port Perry, Ontario
905-985-8698
scugog.ca/museum

20 ~ DEADLINE

ArtSceneMAY/JUNE ~ ARTSCENE
editor@pineridgearts.org
905-509-3855

21 ~ Station Gallery

Station GalleryART TALK: The Lives of Brian
We’ll take an arbitrary look at artistic (Pythonesque) notions of “Brian.” During this hour we’ll glimpse into the SG permanent collection for fitting examples and explore works made by creative Brians around the world. Join us tonight for another humorous and informative Art Talk presented by Curator Olex Wlasenko
1450 Henry St, Whitby
L1N 0A8

March 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30 2019 ~ Durham Shoestring Performers

Durham ShoestringTomcat
“Are you one of those people who watch me through the mirror?”
A futuristic drama set not too far from now in a society optimistic that people can be the best version of ourselves. Mandatory screening has eliminated most genetic disorders, but one particularly troubling case remains: Jessie, the 12-year-old daughter of a long-dead murderous psychopathic parent. She has been under close clinical observation for years. Is she dangerous? Is she evil? And what do you do with the material when the study ends? DSP is proud to present the North American premiere of an important story.
2018-2019 the 45th Season performances at 8 pm
Durham Shoestring Performers
Arts Resource Centre
second floor 45 Queen St., Oshawa, L1H 3Z2
905-725-9256 | dsp@durhamshoestring.org
durhamshoestring.org

19 to April 23 ~ Allan O'Marra

15 Reasons to LiveFifteen Reasons to Live
Opening Reception
March 22, 7-9 pm
Artist participants: Cheryl Bannister, Marjatta Beasley, Laurie Benson, Ilija Blanusa, Jayshree Mina Daya, Georgia Fullerto, Ruth Greenlaw, Cheryl Helferty, Angela Hennessey, Diane Huson, Errol Knight, Susan Lindo, Maureen Lowry, Vera Malitskaya, Mike McGowan, Betty McGowan, Emily O'Marra, Ruth Smith, Marissa Sweet, Daniel Wedderburn, Denise Wilkins
McLean Community Centre, 95 Magill Drive, Ajax
PRAC is a proud psartner of this show

23 ~ Oshaw Civic Band

Oshawa Civic BandOCB presents "March Celebrations"
Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Ritson Road Alliance Church
605 Ritson Road N, Oshawa, Ontario L1G 5R5
FACEBOOK EVENT

24 ~ Georgina ARTS Centre & Gallery

GeorginaMarch 24 & April 28
Pen Mic Sessions 2 to 5 pm
149 High Street, Box 1455
Sutton, L0E 1R0
905.722.9587
E. reception@gacag.com

27 & 28 ~ Karen Richardson

Annual Spring Open Studio – 1 pm
271 Angeline St., S. Lindsay
705.324.4881

March 28 ~ St. Francis Centre

St. FrancisTIFF Ajax Film Circuit presents “Nothing Like a Dame”
78 Church Street South, Ajax
stfranciscentre@ajax.ca
905.619.2529 x 2787

29 to May 11 ~ Herongate Barn Dinner Theatre

HerongateDo Not Disturb – 6:00 pm
2885 Altona Rd., Pickering
herongate.com 905-472-3085

29 to April 21 ~ VAC

VACArt From the High Schools
Opening Reception: Friday, March 29, 2019, 6-8pm
Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, 143 Simpson Avenue, Bowmanville, ON, L1C 3K8 (Hwy 401 to Liberty Street, Liberty to Baseline, E to Simpson, N to Soper Creek Park)
Opening hours: Tues / Wed / Thurs 10 - 9pm,
Fri-Sun, 10 - 4pm.
Tel: 905-623-5831
E: communications@vac.ca
W: www.vac.ca

29 ~ A Gift of Art

A Gift of ArtThe grand finale of the Living Stories Project culminates in the play entitled “Time Changes…”, opening Friday, March 29, 2019 in the Newcastle Community Hall, doors open at 7:00 p.m. This play shows just how much time has changed the way we live in one short life time.
Funded by a grant from the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program, it has been a year-long event starting with classes teaching seniors to write their memoirs, filming the reading of those stories and finally this play which combines local youth with the senior participants.
Adam Wilkinson, play’s author, director and lead of A Gift of Art’s Drama group will offer the First Nations statement.
The play is being filmed by Lee Foster and DVD’s will be available for purchase.
Donations are accepted at the door to assist with the costs of staging this production.
Newcastle Community Hall
20 King Ave W, Newcastle, ON L1B 1H7

30 ~ Young Singers

Young SingersSongs of Ages Vol 2
Toronto Northern Lights,
2013 World Champion Barbershop Chorus and Young Singers, one of Ontario’s premier children’s choirs present Songs of Ages Vol.2
Saturday, March 30, 2019, 1:30 pm at Forest Brook Community Church, 60 Kearney Drive, Ajax, ON. All tickets $25.00. Free parking. Visitsongsofagesvol2.eventbrite.com for tickets.
FACEBOOK EVENT

30 ~ SPARK ~ Ajax Library

2019 Ajax SPARKChildren’s Juried Art Show – 2 pm
Awards Presentation
Art drop-off: Saturday, Feb 23 @ 12-4 pm | Main Branch
Thanks to Jurors: Rola Jaber, Esther Forde and Don Hightower  PRAC is a proud sponsor of this show
Art Show and Reception: Saturday, March 30 @ 1:30–3 pm | Main Branch.
55 Harwood Ave., S. Ajax
PHOTOS HERE

30 ~ Latcham Art Centre

Latcham Art CentreJuror’s Talk:  Annual Juried Exhibition

Want to learn more about the jury process and look more closely at the selected artworks in the juried exhibition?  Join us at Latcham Art Centre on Saturday, March 30 at 1pm where Juror Sandy Saad, Curator of Exhibitions from the Visual Arts Centre of Clarington will share her insights and experiences from her role on this year’s jury panel.  Exhibiting artists in attendance will be invited to say a few words about their work on display and there will be an opportunity to ask questions and join the conversation.  Refreshments will be served and a $5 donation is suggested.
LATCHAM ART CENTRE
2 Park Drive, Stouffville, ON, L4A 4K1
Hours: Tues-Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4. T: 905 640 8954
Admission: FREE. www.latchamartcentre.ca

30 ~ St. Francis Centre

St. FrancisAlysha Brilla will impress you with her real and unique sound
Three-time Juno nominee and Oktoberfest Woman of the Year Award recipient Alysha Brilla is a critically acclaimed Indo-Tanzanian Canadian artist, producer and community organizer. Her new music draws on the influences of her unique background, blending Indian and East African sound with an original soul-folk sound, which has been featured on stages internationally. Her art aims to unite people through the Canadian cultural kaleidoscope and to bring light to various social issues.
St. Francis Centre
78 Church Street South, Ajax
stfranciscentre@ajax.ca
905.619.2529 x 2787

30 & 31 ~ The Art Guild of Scarborough

Art Guild of ScarAnnual Spring Show and Sale
Awards & Official Opening: Saturday, March 30, 10 am
Admission, parking and refreshments are free!
Centennial Community & Recreation Centre
1967 Ellesmere Road (between Markham & Bellamy) Scarborough, ON M1H 2W5
http://www.theartguildofscarborough.com

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speaker's series AND art TALKS

Please check our members' websites and PRAC's facebook event listings.

A Gift of Art | Station Gallery



ArtScene deadlines HERE

Art in Public PlacesOPG Info Centre, Pickering

  • Nov. & Dec.2018 – David Reid
    2019
    Jan. & Feb. – Nesrin Blair
    Mar. and April – Mary Jo Smith

    May and June – Jelena Zivkovic
    July and August – Charles Burke

McLean Community Centre, Ajax

2019
Jan. 7 to Mar. 18 – Allan’s Artists
Mar.18 - Apr. 15 - Allan O'Mara 15 Reasons to Live
Apr. 15 - May 26 - PRAC - JPE
May 27 - Jul.8 - ACA Juried Show
Jul. 8 - Aug.12 - Kay Hubbard
Aug.12- Sept.9 - Angela Wong and Shirley Huang
Sept.9-Oct. 21 - Janice Brown & Jayshree Daya
Oct. 21 - Nov.24- PRAC Juried Art Show
Nov. 25 - Jan 6/20 - Ajax Photo Show


ArtfestRegistration details soon on-line for Artfest 2019
and start looking for signage for your outdoor art show tents.

 

 


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