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January 31 to February 7, 2018

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Windsor&Region This Week
 AWAITING 
  ARTSPEAK GALLERY This Week
  AWAITING: ART & MEDIA WORKS BY WALKERVILLE COLLEGIATE
 
This exhibitions run from Jan., 29 - Feb., 2
Closing Reception: Feb., 2 @ 5pm - 8pm
The students of Walkerville Collegiate Institute share recent art and media works in an exhibition entitled “Awaiting.” Come check out their work at the ArtSpeak Gallery, and join us for a closing reception on February 2nd @ 5pm - 8pm 
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FOLLOW YOUR H'ART @ Town of Kingsville

February 1 - February 28 @ All Day
In this month-long collaboration with businesses and restaurants, local artists and artisans will create novel displays across town to celebrate Valentine’s month and raise awareness about heart research through the Heart & Stroke Foundation ...MORE

   H'ART 

UNIVERSITY PLAYERS PRESENTS... DESSERTS & DISCUSSIONS @ Hatch Studio Theatre (University of Windsor)

Friday, February 2 @ 6:30pm
Prior to University Players’ opening of Les Belles Soeurs, Dr. Michelle MacArthur will facilitate a panel discussion featuring Dr. Emmanuelle Richez and Dr. Guillaume Teasdale, to answer those very questions. And if that wasn’t enough to get you out of the house, we’ll be serving some tempting, soul-comforting desserts! ...MORE

  UNIVERITY PLAYERS

JOURNEYS - OPENING RECEPTION @ Amherstburg Freedom Museum

Friday, February 2 @ 7pm - 9pm
Amherstburg Freedom Museum in partnership with the Artists of Colour will host the exhibit opening for “Journeys”, featuring 14 works of art from a group of local Black artists who form the committee of the Artists of Colour ...MORE

  JOURNEY

UNIVERSITY PLAYERS PRESENS... 'LES BELLES SOEURS' @ Essex Hall Theatre

February 2 - February 11 @ 8pm & 2pm
Germaine Lauzon has won a million trading stamps and recruits her sisters, friends and neighbours to help her paste them into books so she can claim her prizes. As they stick, the women reveal deeply moving truths about their relationships to each other, the men in their lives, their children, their Church, and their society ...MORE

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BOOKBINDING CLASS: COPTIC @ Levigator Press

Saturday, February 3 @ 1pm - 4pm
Coptic binding is an ancient bookbinding method in which folded sections of paper are sewn together between rigid covers to create a decorative chain stitch across the exposed spine. In this introductory class you will create a book using cover boards that have been prepared in advance ...MORE

  COPTIC

"ATONEMENT" ART SHOW @ MacKenzie Hall

February 3 - February 13 @ 7pm - 9pm
This exhibition is an opportunity for artists to share their thoughts on social justice and the legal system, and encourage dialogue. The exhibit will explore historical and contemporary social and political issues, including ecological destruction, poverty, discrimination and the effect institutions and the legal system have had on marginalized communities through the medium of art. Opening Reception: Feb., 3 @ 7pm - 9pm ...MORE

   ATONEMENT 

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO @ The Capitol Theatre

Saturday, February 3 @ 8pm
Experience the remarkable marriage of beautiful music, social commentary, deviousness, and delight. The performance features a stellar cast in a concert version of Mozart’s beloved comedic opera ...MORE

   FIGARO 

AFROFEST 2018 - ART HUB @ University of Windsor

Monday, February 5 @ 6pm - 8pm 
Come out and create! We will be having clay making; where you can make clay structures and continue the African art form! We will be having a poetry station; where you can write poetry and submit it anonymously (for an art piece). We will also be having remix painting, where people will be remixing the black power fist by painting it however you would like! ...MORE

   AFROFEST 

EMERGE - CREATIVE WORKS BY VICTORIA STREHLAU @ ArtSpeak Gallery

February 5 - February 10 @ 1pm - 5pm
Proceeds of postcard and book sales will go towards supporting the Victoria Strehlau Memorial Scholarship Fund. Closing Reception: Saturday, February 10th @ 5pm - 9pm ...MORE

   EMERGE 
  UPCOMING CALLS, AUDITIONS & JOBS 

WINDSOR ART MARKET - Call to Artists: Windsor Art Market - receiving inquiries on an on-going basis
ACWR - Call for Facilitators: Art.WORK Workshop Series 2017 - 2018 | On-going
NAISA (South River, ON) - Artist Residency Space Available 
SIP N' SWIRL - Job Opportunity: Part-Time
KORDAZONE - Open Auditions: The Dracula Spectacula (Ages 12 - 21) 
ARTSCAPE GIBRALTAR POINT - Luminous Bodies: Programmed Art Residency | Deadline: Feb., 2, 2018
CKA (Hamilton, ON) - Job Opportunity: Artist Educators | Deadline: Feb., 17, 2018
NUIT ROSE - Call for Submission & Expressions of Interest | Deadline: Monday, Feb., 19, 2018
LAC - Breaking Barriers: Group Exhibition | Deadline: Feb., 24 @ 5pm
WAC - 2018 Revitalized Sculpture Contest Entry | Deadline: Feb., 28
WINDUP2018 - Nominate a Local Business Now | Deadline: Feb., 28 @ 5pm
TORONTO OUTDOOR ART - Call for Submission | Deadline: March 6th, 2018
CARDINAL MUSIC PRODUCTIONS - Les Miserables Audition Notice. Anyone auditioning must be 18 y/o or younger | Audition Dates: March 23 & 24. Callbacks: March 26
LAC - 20th Annual Juried Student Art Show | Deadline: March 31 @ 5pm
NATURE OF CITIES - Call for Submissions: Stories of The Nature of Cities, 2099 | Deadline: April 15, 2018 @ 11:59pm

  CURRENT AND ONGOING @ THE GALLERIES

ART GALLERY OF WINDSOR - Look Again Collections.
MacKenzie Hall - "Atonement" Art Show | Opening Reception: Feb., 3 @ 7pm - 9pm. Runs from Feb., 3 - Feb., 13
ARTCITE - "Fountain Mist" by Juan Ortiz-Apuy (Montreal, QC) | Exhibition Runs: Jan., 19, 2018 - Feb., 20, 2018
SB CONTEMPORARY - Ken Giles - "Urbus: Located in the Urban" | Exhibition Runs: Jan., 13 - Feb., 10
AMHERSTBURG FREEDOM MUSEUM - "Journeys" | Opening Reception: Friday, February 2 @ 7pm - 9pm. Exhibit Runs: February 2 - April 1. 

  MUSIC LISTINGS
Brian Burke Quartet - Live Jazz @ Phog Lounge | Feb., 1 @ 8pm
Andrew Macleod @ Rino's Kitchen | Feb., 2 @ 7pm
Bad Habits @ The Back Stage | Feb., 3 @ 10pm
Polar Opposite Fest @ Windsor Beer Exchange | Feb., 3 @ 7pm
Thy Kingdom Slum @ The Back Stage | Feb., 17 @ 7pm
LEV3L x Nightenjin: The Blackout - Long Weekend Edition @ Level 3 Vodka Emporium | Feb., 18 @ 10pm
Lychi, James OL & The Villains, and Crissi Cochrane @ Phog Lounge | Feb., 24 @ 9pm
The Brass w/ Reckless Upstarts, Disco Assault, Bare Bones @ the Windsor Beer Exchange | March 10 @ 9pm
The Foreign Resort, Beautiful Nothing, The Feedbacks, Bobby Sproat @ Phog Lounge | March 23 @ 8pm

 
ACWR Featured
 WIDE AWAKE 
  AABIZIINGWASHI: WIDE AWAKE FILM SERIES - SOUVENIR & THIS RIVER
  Thursday, February 15th @ 7pm - 9pm @ E.D Lumley Centre
Souvenir: Series of four films by First Nations filmmakers that remix archival footage to address Indigenous identity and representation, reframing Canadian history through a contemporary lens
This River (dir., Erika MacPherson & Katherena Vermette): This short documentary offers an Indigenous perspective on the devastating experience of searching for a loved one who has disappeared
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 STEPHEN 
  ACWR ART.WORK WORKSHOP: TAXES FOR ARTISTS WITH FACILIATOR STEPHEN LUTVAK         
  Thursday, February 28th @ 7pm - 9pm @ ArtSpeak Gallery
This workshop will cover a wide range of topics to assist artists through this years tax preparations. Whether you are employed, self-employed or registered as a small business, this workshop is an opportunity for you to check your facts, ask questions and share experiences as it relates to the business of art
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 SURVEY 
  ARTS COUNCIL WINDSOR & REGION - MEMBER SURVEY 2018
  *This survey is to be completed by current members of the ACWR only.*
The Arts Council Windsor & Region (ACWR) wants to hear your thoughts and creative ideas! Please participate in our short survey. The information you provide will help guide how we prioritize our resources and engage with our community. We want to know how we can we best serve you in 2018 and beyond. Complete the survey
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