Juried and Hung! Glenhyrst Juried Exhibition 2018

The juried show happens once every two years at Glenhyrst and this year saw 360 entries from 135 artists. Acceptance was narrowed down to 59 individual works that the jurors felt best embodied the spirit of the exhibition they envisioned.  It opened on July 28 and runs until September 23. “For me, the most exciting
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Experience local art and enjoy summer weather with friends and family at Art in the Park.  “Everyone is welcome to come, and everyone is welcome to participate in the 3rd annual Art in the Park on August 4,” local artist Dara Vucetic, organizer of the Garden Party – Art in the Park said. The event
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Brantford, specifically The Rope Factory, will once again be hosting  Art Battle®  on Thursday, July 5th for the Southwestern Ontario Finals! Presented by Murky Productions, Paint-Club and The Rope Factory, Art Battle Brantford has had 3 previous battles over the past year. During the course of the evening, twelve Painters create the best work they can across
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They call themselves “The Waistliners STOMPtastic Nashville Experience” as 17 Dancers join Joan Minnery on a road trip tour to Nashville in July. Dancers between the ages of 40 – 83 from Brant and surrounding areas (along with some friends and family) will be heading on a Luxury Coach for Nashville, Tennessee with the ultimate
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When I was very young my parents and I immigrated to Canada from Europe.  It was 1967 and the whole country was celebrating the centennial.  Everything was adorned with the centennial logo of a maple leaf.  This meant nothing to me as I couldn’t fathom the importance of this celebration – I was just in
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You would think that such a significant milestone for Downtown Brantford would be a happy-happy event. BUT… the 10th Anniversary of the opening of Harmony Square began with cries screamed and echoed across the square, from balconies and businesses! Our Town Crier, David McKee, and his wife Betty Jean brought all these loud people to
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This will be the second year for the Breath of Fresh Air talent show at the Sanderson Centre, brought to you by The Crew Real Estate in association with Murky Productions. The sponsors of the show are all local, as is the talent.  Acts auditioned by sending in videos of their performances which were then
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It’s 10pm on a Thursday evening and although downtown is pretty quiet, outside the Sanderson Centre there are numerous trucks loading and unloading movie equipment.  Inside the centre all is dark except for the stage where, behind drawn curtains, footage is being filmed for a ‘play within a play’ scene in a new independent film
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Culture is defined as the characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people, encompassing language, religion, cuisine, social habits, music and arts. … The word “culture” derives from a French term, which in turn derives from the Latin “colere,” which means to tend to the earth and grow. Exposing our children to the arts is
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This time it’s a good kind of flood – Many of the folks living in this lovely part of our city have noticed that we have a great crop of creative types sprouted up all over the neighbourhood.  We arent sure if it’s the proximity to the river, the older neighbourhood, or perhaps the climate
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