July 05 to July 12
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This exhibit focuses on a new source of twinning: artists and their muses. It juxtaposes the works of artists from St. Catharines and from Port of Spain, Trinidad who have used similar muses. While both cities have changed in their own ways their art and people remain complementary. Although 50 years have gone by it is apparent that the idea that i…


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An exhibition of selected items from the permanent collection presenting local artists of national significance whose works recall local history, culture, and geography. Curated by Visual Arts Alumna, Emma German. Exhibition: Saturday Jan. 27, 2018 - Sunday Jan. 20, 2019 Gallery Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 10 am to 5 pm Thursday: 10 a…


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Opening March 14 2018 This exhibition explores the eclectic visual history of Niagara Falls, centered on images and representations of the iconic site as an early, and widely-depicted, tourist destination. The works on display showcase various media – paintings, prints, etchings, guidebooks, and some early photography – spanning from the nine…


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As an enduring and popular subject for European-trained artists, depictions of First Peoples convey the world view of the colonizers. The artworks on display in this exhibition provide insight into European attitudes and perceptions of Indigenous people. The Samuel E. Weir Collection includes many such representations, and even some rare works by I…


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“A thin membrane of fabric is stretched over an armature; such is a tent. A simple yet ingenious architectural form, it appears across countless centuries and virtually every culture. It is an ancient shelter that has protected both royalty and the homeless.” This is how John Notten starts his artist’s statement for The Tent Project,…


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Brock University Students in VISA 2F05 Sculpture class will show work on view July 4 until July 21, 2018. Opening on July 4, 3 to 6 pm In a consumer-centric society, there seems to be a common mentality of ‘spending, not mending’. This leads to the destruction of resources and over- full landfills. In the art world, it is important to conside…


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How can things which begin so right end up so wrong? Four years after their divorce, Norah and Marty meet by chance in a big-city restaurant. Overcoming the awkwardness of the situation, they decide to have lunch together. Despite very different backgrounds, or maybe because of it, they once were deeply in love and maybe still are…Wrong For Each…


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Moonlight Flicks is returning to Niagara this summer bigger and better than before! Join us on Thursday nights in July and August at Rennie Park in Port Dalhousie for FREE outdoor family movies and festivities. Movies are PG rated, start at dusk and are dependent on weather. July 5: Despicable Me 3 July 12: Spy Kids No movie July 19 July 26: Car…


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Poetry Takes the Nite 2018 Located at The Black Sheep Lounge in Welland Come listen to some amazing poetry from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. the last Saturday of every month! On from January 27th to November 24th!


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Fresh Horses (Garth Brooks Tribute) Friday, July 6, 2018, 7pm Enjoy free concerts on the floating stage at Merritt Park this summer. All concerts are on Friday nights and begin at 7pm, unless otherwise noted. Happening at the Merritt Amphitheatre, 151 King St, Welland, ON Find more information online : www.welland.ca/Leisure/eventsinfo/ConcertsO…


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Haunting tales echo off the walls of the old stone fort. Old Fort Erie is Canada’s bloodiest battlefield, so what better place to experience a chilling ghost tour? Tours start at 9 p.m. in the Welcome Centre with doors opening at 8:30 p.m. Admission is $7.50, no reservations required.


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Join our guides for a walk through town, Saturdays & Sundays at 11 am beginning at the gazebo in Queen’s Royal Park.  Tickets are $10 and include Museum admission.  


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CARRY FORWARD Curated by Lisa Myers Organized and circulated by Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery Maria Thereza Alves, Marjorie Beaucage, Deanna Bowen, Dana Claxton, Brenda Draney, John Hampton, Jamelie Hassan, Mike MacDonald, Nadia Myre, Krista Belle Stewart, Maika’i Tubbs May 25 to September 2, 2018 Opening Reception: Thursday, May 24, 7 pm Rema…


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Canada’s finest brass ensemble presents an evening of light classics, jazz and old-time favourites. The HSSB is Toronto’s award-winning professional brass band and Resident Company of Toronto’s St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts. “…one of the leading lights in North American banding as well as the Canadian scene in general” British Band…


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Sunday, July 8, 2018 from 10:30 am - 1 pm Join us for a morning of fun, history, and furry friends! The picnic will feature a look inside the historic mill and home on the property, a craft, games, lunch and more! There will even be a nurse’s station for the minor repair of special friends, so make sure to bring your favourite teddy bear…


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Please join us Thursday, July 5, from 7-9 p.m. as we celebrate the opening of Nature’s Jewels by Marilyn Cochrane. The exhibit will be on display from July 3-30, 2018. The inspiration for this show is the beautiful, bountiful landscape of Niagara-on-the-Lake centering around three themes - Grapes on the vine, glorious Peonies, and the Ech…


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Join us in the park for another free noontime concert. Bring a picnic and a lawn chair and enjoy! The legendary ‘Folk Revival’ of the Sixties happened over 50 years ago but the songs of hope and social justice that defined it, still resonate today. Toronto folk roots duo ‘Sue and Dwight’ have created a series called ‘Where Have All The F…


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FREE Community Event, All Are Welcome! Located in the Walker Botanical Garden at Rodman Hall. SUNDAY July 8th, 2018 2pm-4pm Stripping back the layers of history from DJ and rave culture, one is left with the elements of communal experience and sound. This event is an invitation for our community to gather and enjoy Rodman Hall’s Walker Botanica…



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Sun-Jul-08, 6pm At Mahtay Café & Lounge - 241 Saint Paul Street, St. Catharines L2R 3M7 $10 in advance (use link below) https://stcatharines.snapd.com/#/events/view/1159603 $15 at the door $8 for musicians and arts workers (at the door) $5 for students (at the door) Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/174086313266912/ TD Niagara…


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Based on the legends of Don Juan, a fictional libertine and seducer, this masterpiece of the operatic repertoire blends comedy, melodrama and supernatural elements. Featuring acclaimed British-Canadian baritone Alexander Dobson in the title role, supported by fantastic young Canadian talent


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The Museum is Open Late until 8 p.m. on Tuesdays between May 22 and Oct. 2, 2018. Come explore and discover the Museum in a new light. 2018 Open Late programs will stretch your mind and imagination all while discovering our City’s expansive history. Programs include Out of the Vault, Canal-Side Creations, 4Cats Art Studio: Clay Creations,…


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Actor, director, author and Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal recipient, Michael Bawtree captures the full range of surprise, bafflement, laughter and dismay of this 1881 novel. His public readings have been acclaimed in Canada, the USA and the UK. He first performed ‘Three Men In A Boat’ at the Atlantic Theatre Festival in 2007, then bef…


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Enjoy the sounds of local musicians Wednesday nights in July. Montebello Park will be filled with music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Bring your blanket or lawn chair and come enjoy the evening air. Summer Concerts are from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 4 - Country Night   6 p.m. - Corey Cruise 7 p.m. - Elton Lammie Band Wednesday, July 11 -…


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Sopranos Kira Braun and Melissa-Marie Shriner present a Programme of Duets with selections of Art Song, Oratorio, and Opera Favourites. Composers will range from Faure, Vivaldi, Mozart, Handel, Mendelssohn, Bellini and more. The two light lyric coloratura Sopranos will be joined by acclaimed Collaborative Pianist Brahm Goldhamer. In concert on Wedn…


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Mykola Suk (piano) Atis Bankas (violin) Jonathan Tortolano (cello)  play Mozart, Beethoven and Liszt. Suk has been described as “the greatest present-day Liszt pianist”. The European Piano Teacher’s Journal wrote that Mykola Suk is “..surely the most towering and volcanic talent to have come out of Russia since Anton Rubinstein.”


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Socialize at the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre Gallery chatting with friends new and old, or break away to step into the Walker Room for 45 minutes to participate in the evening’s chat. You do not need ID to enter, the paint stains on your clothes or other unintended evidence of your artistic endeavours will be proof enough. The event is op…

July 05 to July 12