Brantford Jazz Festival Starts with a Blast!

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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Seven bonfires and a native drum circle marked the end of the second annual Day on the Grand Festival took place on Saturday September 8 in and around Brant’s Crossing.  Events took place throughout the afternoon beginning at 3pm with artists, music, nature walks and theatre. This local event brought out some of Brantford and
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It’s the tenth year for Brantford’s Downtown Jazz Festival (September 14 – 16) and Frank and Nancy DeFelice show no signs of slowing down any time soon.  What began as the couple’s dream quickly turned into an annual fixture that attracts crowds from all over and bands from around America and around the globe and
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Its been a few years since the Brantford Arts Block had a physical location, but Gerry Lafleur, who was an integral part of the group, has been instrumental in keeping the spirit alive online and in real life – by organizing A Day on the Grand Festival, September 8, 3 – 11pm at Brants Crossing
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Location: North Park Street Incident: On Friday August 17, 2018 Brantford Police Service received a report of a theft from a motor vehicle. The victim had parked her vehicle at a business on North park Street. The vehicle was broken into and a number of items were taken, including the victims credit card. The suspect
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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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