The New Gal(lery) in Town!

Aliki Mikulich

Aliki Mikulich

I am a local artist with a passion for all the artsy stuff going on in our community! Got something cool going on? Tell me about it!

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The New Gal(lery) in Town!

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The definition of Bohemian, when googled, comes up as ‘unconventional,  nonconformist,  unorthodox,  avant-garde,  offbeat, off-center,  irregular,  original,  alternative,  experimental,  artistic,  idiosyncratic, eccentric, arty, arty-farty, way-out, off the wall, oddball.’  These are all descriptions that Katherine Pickering, owner and curator of the new Paris Bohemian Gallery doesnt mind at all.  In fact, her intent with opening this cool new space
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An enormous new art project is being created by Brantford’s Dave Hind and the Aluminum Quilting Society (AQS). “Between the Two Rows” is a community mural that examines personal identity, cultural boundaries, and the importance of building relationships between cultures through communication and collaboration.  The central composition and imagery is based on the symbolism of
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Bowled Over – at the Brantford Potters Guild Christmas Sale!

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Mermaid vessel by Lisa Marcus                     On November 30, December 1 and 2 the Brantford Potters Guild Annual Christmas Sale will  showcase the works of  more than 35 potters, each with their unique talent and perspective reflected in their work. A variety of styles and pots to choose
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Santa Comes to Ho Ho Holmedale Artisan Market!

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The Holmedale Art Crawl, together with the Holmedale Neighbourhood Association, are offering their first ever Artisan Market on November 17 at TB Costain/SC Johnson Community Centre, 16 Morrell St., 10am – 4pm….and Santa will be there! Offerings will include over 30 artists and artisans with their one-of-a-kind and hand made, local goods. They will have everything
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Battling it out at the Rope Factory!

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Mark your calendars and be there when The Rope Factory, in Brantford will once again be hosting  Art Battle®  on Thursday, October 25 – presented by Murky Productions, Paint-Club and The Rope Factory!     During the course of the evening, twelve Painters create the best work they can across three 20 minute rounds and as they work,
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Lawren Harris, a member of the Massey-Harris families, was founding member of the Group of Seven artists. Without his financial backing, the group would not have been able to ascend to their importance in the art world.  Harris was born and resided for his first 9 years in Brantford.  Two years ago with the assistance
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The Power of Her – Art Exhibition

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When an upcoming exhibition at Glenhyrst Gallery recently had to be postponed, the staff at Glenhyrst had to pull together something that they had been planning, a bit earlier than anticipated.  What they had been envisioning was a show that featured stand out women artists in a time in history where the #metoo movement, and
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Let the Shows Begin! Glenhyrst’s Coach House Gets a Makeover

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On Saturday September 29, as part of Culture Days,  Glenhyrst Gallery on Ava Rd. will host the grand opening celebration of their newly renovated Coach House. The event will feature their first Live Music event of the fall with Licentia and 30 Dollar Weekend performing. This small performance space/classroom space with a capacity of 70, has
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Brantford Jazz Festival Ends with a Blast!

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    Many thanks to Frank and Nancy DeFelice for bringing us another amazing jazz festival!

Brantford Jazz Festival Starts with a Blast!

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The kick off for the Brantford Jazz Festival was Friday night with two bands, the X-Statics and then Power House, filling Harmony Square with wonderful sounds under a starlit sky.   A large crowd gathered on a warm late summer night to dance, clap and get into the music. With a full three-piece horn section, five-piece
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