November 18 to November 25
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Feb. 11, 2017 to Feb. 3, 2018 Dance serves many functions, from simple pleasure in movement to religious devotion and ritual. This exhibition, drawn from the permanent collection at RiverBrink, includes artists’ renderings of dancers and dances in various forms. Among the Canadian examples include early folk dance and Indigenous performances rec…


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February 11, 2017 to February 3, 2018 William Pars’ Portrait of the Young Simcoe (1770-75) is showcased alongside watercolours by Elizabeth Simcoe in this exhibition which celebrates the 1783 Act Against Slavery.  The Act was an important step toward limiting slavery in the Canadas and is considered Simcoe’s most important achievement…


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Opening Spring 2017 The 2003 donation of this portfolio of prints significantly increased the number of works by members of the Group in the RiverBrink collection. The photolithographs, published by Rous & Mann in 1925, were an early project in the history of reproductions of work by Group members in Canada. Image detail: Lawren Harris, Moun…


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September 28 2017 to January 27 2018 The opening of the Welland Ship Canal in 1932 represented the culmination of more than one hundred years of construction of increasingly complex technical and engineering marvels. This exhibition allows visitors to experience the history of canal-building in Niagara as captured by artists working in printmaking…


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Come join us for our Creative Fall Harvest Festival! The Country Christmas Store’s Creative Fall Harvest Festival is approaching its 6th year. We pride ourselves on showcasing Handmade/Handcrafted work only! It is a unique venue where local artists, artisans, designers and crafters have an opportunity to showcase their work that is for sale. If…


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“Our Voices” is a look at the heritage and culture of the First Nations, Métis, Iroquois, and Inuit peoples, featuring the art work of Norval Morrisseau! Our Voices opens September 30th at 2pm Welland Historical Museum 140 King Street Welland, ON L3B 3J3 Canada Nos Voix est une célébration de la culture autochtones mettant en vedette l’…


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Please join us for our Opening Reception on Thursday October 5, 7-9 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The exhibit is on display October 3 - November 27, 2017. Artists’ Statement: Contemporary Realism - my primary subject matter is the land and what goes on around the land; but also what goes on around the farm and house. In the paintings you could…


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Arts Place Art Gallery is celebrating the upcoming 2017 Holiday Season with our exhibit entitled, “Sparkling Stars”. The exhibit of unique gifts and local art showcases the creative spirit from both our members as well as consignment artists and presents work from the smallest of exquisite jewelry to the largest of paintings and 3D spatial scul…


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The world’s greatest operas with the world’s greatest singers. Single or season tickets available on our website. All seats reserved by number. The schedule for 2017-18: Bellini Norma NORM: October 7, 2017 Mozart Die Zauberflőte (The Magic Flute) : October 14, 2017 The Exterminating Angel: November 18, 2017 Tosca: January 27, 2…


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The world’s greatest operas with the world’s greatest singers. Single or season tickets available on our website. All seats reserved by number. The schedule for 2017-18: Bellini Norma NORM: October 7, 2017 Mozart Die Zauberflőte (The Magic Flute) : October 14, 2017 The Exterminating Angel: November 18, 2017 Tosca: January 27, 2018 L’El…


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On display November 11, 2017- November 15, 2018 An exhibition commemorating the 100th anniversary of the opening of Camp Kosciuszko, where thousands of soldiers of Polish descent trained before being shipped off to free Poland from 123 years of occupation. Every community has a First World War story to tell. Most focus on the local soldiers who…


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Vocals + percussion: Juliet Dunn Vocals, percussion + piano: Peter Shea * No cover *


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In partnership with the Niagara Regional Native Centre the museum is presenting workshops and talks on Wampum Belts, Indigenous Beadwork in Niagara and Creation Stories. Led by Rick Hill (Beaver Clan of the Tuscarora Nation) experts share their wisdom and skill, and attendees participate in creating lasting items. November 18: Creation Story Revis…


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Visit Canada’s foremost illumination festival, the Ontario Power Generation Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls, Canada – November 18th, 2017 to January 31st, 2018. This winter the Festival will be celebrating its 35th season! The festivities will kick-off with Opening Ceremonies on Saturday, November 18th in Queen Victoria Park, admis…


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ASL Community of Niagara presents An evening of ASL Literature with Patrick Graybill An evening of storytelling and poetry with grandfather of ASL literature, Patrick Graybill, former professor at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf and veteran of the National Theatre of the Deaf. Ticket sales will fundraise for the AVLIC 2018 conference…


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POWERED BY LOVE: World AIDS Day Benefit Concert Presented by UBUNTU NIAGARA in support of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, for work with community-level organizations that are turning the tide of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.  Come out and enjoy performances by Mari Shantz & Friends, and WomEnchant Chorus & Drummers, Laura Thomas Arti…


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Le Trio Parisien featuring Juliet Dunn Juliet Dunn: Vocals Peter Shea: Piano Neva Tesolin: Accordion Rob McBride: Bass FREE cover with dinner!


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The Viva Voce Choral Series features Brock’s student choral ensembles (men’s, women’s and mixed choruses) as well as Avanti Chamber Singers (avantichambersingers.com), who serve as Ensemble-in-Residence for the Department of Music. Under the direction of conductor Rachel Rensink-Hoff, these excellent choirs perform multiple concerts throughou…


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Thorold Community Theatre presents “Fantasy Appointment” A young, engaged, conservative teacher’s life is changed forever when he comes home to his Toronto apartment one night and finds a magnificent blond stranger naked on his bed. For this production children under the age of 16 are not admitted into the auditorium due to the like…


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NICK MACLEAN QUARTET - St Catharines CD Release feat. Brownman Ali Mahtay Cafe | www.Mahtay.ca St Catharines, ON - 241 St. Paul Street SAT-NOV-18, 8:00pm $10 entry, $15 entry + album :: Nick Maclean - piano :: Brownman Ali - trumpet :: Jesse Dietschi - bass :: Tyler Goertzen - drums The Nick Maclean Quartet celebrates the release of their debut s…


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IndoorShoes Presents THE DEARS | Montreal, QC “The Dears have majored in bristling honesty throughout their 25 year-strong career, and Volume Two is no less candid, with the microscope turned on Lightburn and Yanchak themselves. Fractious early single ‘Of Fisticuffs’ typifies the universal, everyday tightrope of choosing which battles to f…


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MASKER-AID PARTY A Fun-Raiser in benefit of the Niagara Artists Centre Saturday 18 November 2017 / Doors at 9PM Odd Fellows Temple Union Lodge #16 36 James Street / Second Floor STELLAR DJS, EXTRAORDINAY LIBATIONS, PRIZES FOR BEST WEARABLE ART In homage to the days of taking over a warehouse (courtesy of our friends at WS Tyler) and getting dre…


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The world famous Russian ballet in a story ballet from Shakespeare’s comedy. Acclaimed choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot brings out the wit, fast-paced athleticism and vibrancy from the Bolshoi Ballet dancers in Shakespeare’s rowdy comedy. Principals Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov clash, challenge and eventually give themse…


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Join us in the gallery each month for a presentation by a local resident, followed by a lively discussion about the life and times of a famous or infamous person from the past. 15 January - Augustus Edwin John (1878-1961), Welsh painter, draughtsman, etcher of the Post-Impressionist school. 19 February - Catherine the Great (1762-96), Russian Em…


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Our Tuesday Music@Noon series is generously sponsored by the RBC Foundation. This free concert series takes place most Tuesdays at noon throughout the academic year, displaying the artistry and creativity of a wide variety of musicians. Date with performers: Tuesday Nov. 7 - Momentum Choir, and Mendelt Hoekstra (conductor) Tuesday Nov. 14 - Devon…


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Naomi Watts and Sarah Silverman star in this crime/drama/thriller. Single suburban mother Susan Carpenter works as a waitress at a diner, alongside feisty family friend Sheila. Taking care of everyone and everything in his own unique way is Susan’s older son Henry, age 11. Protector to his adoring younger brother and supporter of his often se…


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Book: Volkswagen Blues by Jacques Poulin Books & Brews is the Museum’s book club that pairs books with brews. Our Books & Brews official partners are Mahtay Café & Lounge and Brock University Department of History. In light of Canada 150, the Fall 2017 series of Books & Brews will reflect on Canadian identity and explore what…


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Internationally recognized author and spoken word artist Shane Koyczan shapes and delivers his words in multi mediums from written, video, spoken word, operatic and music.  In 2013, he collaborated with animators to make the anti-bullying viral video “To This Day” which has had over 13 million views. He continues to touch people at their d…


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Celebrate the Holiday Season with Music’s Greatest Icons. For four matinee shows only in the month of November & December, the Greg Frewin Theatre presents world renowned travelling sensations - Music’s Greatest Icons! Music’s Greatest Icons: Holiday Edition is a jam-packed, song-filled tribute show that celebrates the greate…


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IndoorShoes Presents JEREMY FISHER | Hamilton, ON “Despite the fact that Fisher was inspired by albums on wax, The Lemon Squeeze doesn’t have that traditional flow. For this, Jeremy makes no apologies. “I grew up with albums and I feel driven to make albums as an artist. The way we listen to music is changing though and as much as I tried…


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Join us for a day trip to McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg on Thursday, November 23. Trip fee includes: coach bus fare, guided tour, lunch, admission to McMichael permanent collection, taxes & gratuity. While at the McMichael we will have a guided tour of Annie Pootoogook: Cutting Ice & Alex Janvier. Lunch at Aura Café by C…


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In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the First World War, the St. Catharines Public Library will continue to host a variety of exciting historical programs related to the conflict. Please join us for a series of fascinating talks as we commemorate the achievements and sacrifices of Canadians in the Great War. The events that occurred during…


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Annual “Show and Tell” Night For the Historical Society of St. Catharine’s meeting on Thursday, November 23rd, you are invited to bring in interesting artefacts related to the history of St. Catharines and Niagara or related to your family’s personal history—historic photos and documents, tools, military medals, uniforms or weapons, or i…


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Join us in Fenwick for Christmas in the Country - over 15 vendors to browse! Enjoy dinner on Friday night, Lunch on Saturday, or just a coffee/tea with a sweet treat at our Christmas Cafe. Friday, November 24th from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, November 25th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kids can visit with Santa and his merry Elf on Saturday from 11:3…


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2nd Annual BIG BAND FUNDRAISER featuring JIMMY STAHL’S BIG BAND Live Big Band Jazz music, Dancing, Free Dance Lesson, Silent Auction, Live Auction, Door Prizes, Cash Bar and more… 6:30pm - Doors + Silent Auction begins 7:00pm - Free Dance lesson with the Niagara Lindy Hop Club 7:30pm - 1st set (Jimmy Stahl’s Big Band) 8:30p…


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Two films this month. The schedule: November 24: “Dunkirk”: In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be…


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The St. Catharines Museum kicks-off our annual Mitten Tree Campaign in support of Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold and Out of the Cold. We are celebrating the start of the holiday season and giving back to the community with a day of fun, family-friendly activities. Bring your knitting needles and learn how to knit, enjoy our hot choco…


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To celebrate Canada 150 and the stories of the people who make up our country, the St. Catharines Museum is partnering with Junior Creative Writers to provide workshops on creative writing and story-telling. This multi-media workshop guides participants through the process of creating memory pages which honor their family history and traditions.…


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Discover and Dream: A public conversation about the future of Rodman Hall Art Centre This is an opportunity for members of the Niagara community to share their aspirations for Rodman Hall Art Centre either by participating in one of our public conversations or completing a short online survey.   This first step in planning will guide volunt…


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7th Annual Christmas in the Village Concert & A Christmas Love Song CD RELEASE Saturday, November 25 8:00 pm St. Thomas Anglican Church 99 Ontario St, St. Catharines, ON TICKETS: Early Bird:  $17 - concert only; $27 - concert and CD At The Door: $20 - concert only; $35 - concert and CD ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE AT: Ryson’s Music 5…

November 18 to November 25