The Battle Rages On!

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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  When the Station Gallery at Brantford train station closed about a year ago, we lost a great space here in Brantford for things like art exhibitions, music events, poetry readings and book launches.  Mike Tutt who was the owner and operator at The Station is trying to fill the void with some pop up
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It’s not a crime – but Brantford has a way of attracting unique and interesting talent. Theresa Noon-Hunter is the Director of There’s A Production (10 points to your house if you caught the word play in the company name), based in Hamilton, but she has quickly discovered that Brantford is a pretty cool little town,
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