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ARTS COUNCIL WINDSOR & REGION
ARTS NOTES

August 9 to August 16, 2017

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Windsor & Region This Week
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  ARTSPEAK GALLERY This Week
  WALKERVILLE BUSKERFEST
  Festival Headquarters from August 8 to August 13
We are proud to be the offical charity partner of the Walkerville Buskerfest! Our ArtSpeak Gallery is being used as the festival headquarters from August 8th to August 13th Come celebrate 3 days of fun in Olde Walkerville with us! ...MORE

EAT YOUR CITY RESTAURANT @ Any Participating Eat Your City Restaurant

August 7 - August 13 @ All Day 
Visit any Eat Your City Restaurant Week participating restaurant and indulge in 3-course meals for lunch or dinner at great value across the county 
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   Eat Your City 

PELEE ISLAND STONE & SKY MUSIC & ART SERIES @ The Quarry

Saturday, August 12 @ 6pm
Jenny Sampirisi, is a literary activist, recipient of the K.M. Hunter Artist Award, and instructor at Ryerson University. Music: Windsor Classic Chorale believes that choral music expresses the deepest parts of our humanity 
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   Stone Sky Poster  

WINDSOR PRIDE FEST @ Starting at Ouellette Ave & Elliot through Downtown Windsor

August 13 @ All Day
Our annual Parade will be held on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 11:00am beginning at Ouellette Avenue & Elliot Avenue and proceeding through Downtown Windsor to the Riverfront Festival Plaza 
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  Windsor Pride Fest

FREE WEEKLY PLEIN AIR PAINT/SKETCH OUT @ Various locations throughout Windsor & Essex County

Monday, August 14 @ 10am 
The Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Society is an active group of like minded artists who regularly meet to paint on location. We are accepting new members. The locations are announced via email, on our Facebook page and group 
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  Plein Air Workshop

CRAFTERNOON WORKSHOP - YARN PARTY @ InTune

Saturday, August 12 @ 1pm - 2:30pm
Weaving, painting, sewing, wrapping, gluing, decorating…who knew yarn could be so fun! Create colourful take-home projects all inspired by these versatile scraps and strands 
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  Yarn Party

ART CAMP WITH ARTIST, APRIL MORRIS @ SB Contemporary Art 

August 2 - 11 @ 9:30am - 12pm 
Artist, April Morris is a fantastic art teacher! She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts, has completed her Bachelor of Education and is currently completing a Masters of Fine Arts at the School of Creative Arts, University of Windsor 
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  Art Camp

ACROSS THRESHOLDS: DENNIS SMITH & VIVIAN CATT @ Gibson Gallery

August 7 - September 3 @ 11am - 5pm 
Fine artists Dennis K. Smith and Vivian Cattaneo present images of doors and entranceways that allow the viewer to go beyond the image and cross over the threshold of imagination 
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  Across Thresholds

IN THE GARDEN SUMMER CAMP @ InTune Windsor

August 14 - August 18 @ 9:30am - 12:30pm 
Kids will love exploring different elements of the garden each day through songs, sounds, instruments, creative movement activities, crafts, and more! The perfect camp to engage your creative little ones 
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  In the Garden Summer Camp

PREGNANCY PACT - A MUSICAL @ The Rondo 

August 14 - August 17 @ 10pm
Come have a drink and watch this talented cast bring to life a Canadian Premiere. This musical is based on the true story of the pregnancy pact made in a Massachusetts high school in 2008 that took the media by storm 
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  Pregnancy Pact

TOAST OPEN MIC POETRY @ Phog Lounge

Tuesday, August 15 @ 9pm - 10pm 
Toast Open Mic Poetry is a collaboration of art, writing, and performance with poets from all different backgrounds. It happens the 3rd Tuesday of every month at Phog Lounge beginning at 9:00 PM 
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  Toast Open Mic

DRAWING 101 WITH ARTIST SASHA OPEIKO @ SB Contemporary Art

(Wednesdays) July 12 - August 16 @ 1 - 3:30pm
Have you always wanted to learn to draw, or you love to draw but are out of practice! Come and join Artist, Sasha Opeiko for this 6 week drawing course this summer. Get your creativity flowing again while learning the basics of drawing, explore new techniques ...MORE

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GRACELAND - THE BANK THEATRE FUNDRAISER@ The Bank Theatre

August 16 - August 20 @ 2pm 
If you can’t go to Memphis come to GRACELAND by Ellen Byron. Graceland is a play about two women wanting to be the first to enter Elvis Presley’s mansion, Graceland, in June 1982 ...MORE

   Graceland 

DRAMA CAMP @ Windsor Light Music Theatre  

August 7 - 18 @ All Day
Our program builds self-confidence, promotes a love for the performing arts, and builds life-long friendships, all through exploration of music, dance, and acting 
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   Drama Camp 
  UPCOMING CALLS, AUDITIONS & JOBS 
WIFF - Call to Film Lovers Aged 13 - 17 | Deadline: August 20, 2017 
DEGROOTS NURSERIES - Call to Artists: Under the Glass Show 
SB CONTEMPORARY ART - Call to Artists: SB Studio Space Available 
WIFF - Call to Filmmakers: WIFF Local '2017' | Deadline: September 5, 2017
WINDSOR ART MARKET - Call to Artists: Windsor Art Market - receiving inquiries on an on-going basis 
CANADIAN CRAFT BIENNIAL - Call to Crafters: Two Day Symposium | Sept 15 - 16, 2017
THEATRE ONTARIO - Call to Artists: Must be a Member of Theatre Ontario. Grant Deadline: Oct 1
ACWR - Call for Participants: Professional Development Survey | On-going
ACWR - Call for Facilitators: Art.WORK Workshop Series 2017 - 2018 | On-going


 
 CURRENT AND ONGOING @ THE GALLERIES

ART GALLERY OF WINDSOR - The Sandwich Project. Exhibitions runs May 27 to October 1
ARTSPEAK GALLERY - Art is Life: Windsor Youth Centre & Stephen Drouin. Reception: July 7
GIBSON GALLERY - White Works | Dennis & Dylan White. Exhibition runs July 10 to Aug 6 
WINDSOR SANDWICH SHOP - Lake Art Studios Gallery Exhibit | Andrea Mercier & Arlene Murphy. Exhibition runs January 16 to December 31


 
ACWR Featured
 art.WORK  
  CALL FOR ARTISTS: ART.WORK WORKSHOP SERIES
2017 - 2018
 
We are currently developing out Art.WORK Professional Development Workshop Series for Fall 2017 – Winter 2018! If you would like to join us as a facilitator for a Professional Development Workshop, please fill out the application form, and email your CV to info@acwr.net ...MORE
 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SURVEY 
  CALL TO PARTICIPATE IN ACWR'S PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SURVEY
 
We need your help! The Arts Council of Windsor & Region is planning our next season of Art.Work Professional Development Workshops and we need to know your professional development needs. Please take 10 minutes to help us make the next Art.Work Workshop series better match the needs of the Windsor/Essex arts community ...MORE
 Walkerville Buskerfest 
  WALKERVILLE BUSKER FEST @ Old Walkerville
 
August 11 - August 13 @ All Day
The Walkerville Buskerfest features busker acts from around the globe, extended restaurant patios, outdoor vendors, interactive children events, big Sunday finale, and much more! 
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