July 18 to July 25
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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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Shaver Bennett has lived a rather solitary life as a logger in the woods of northern New Brunswick. One day he arrives at the doorstep of his estranged sister’s daughter, whom he hasn’t seen in 20 years. The niece, Bonnie Doyle and her wife Liv Arsenault welcome him into their lives in this sweetly moving tale. Set in Saint John, New Brunswick,…


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Held on the Third Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm.  $10 or free for Niagara Historical Society Members. This year’s series focuses on the history of clothing and fashion. • March 21 • April 18 • May 16 • June 20 • July 18 • August 15 • September 19 Seating limited so call for reservations. Generously sponsored by Geoff…



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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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Practically Hip (Tragically Hip Tribute) Friday, July 20, 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/C…


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A night of jazz by the river with rising stars, the Harry Bartlett Trio. Featuring three young emerging artists on the Canadian Jazz Scene: guitarist Harry Bartlett, bassist Caleb Klager, and drummer Harry Vetro. Fundamentally rooted in the jazz tradition, this group explores original compositions, folk music, and selections from the Great America…


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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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Recently named ‘Best New Festival in Ontario’ the TD Niagara Jazz Festival is an exciting jazz festival dedicated to celebrating the art form of jazz in the Niagara Region. Inspiring, educating & developing future jazz audiences while combining live jazz with a Niagara experience – food, wine, culture & natural wonders. Festival even…


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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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FREE! Live music, children’s activities, food trucks, wine, craft beer and artisan vendors Various Artists: ALYSHA-BRILLA SINA BATHAIE(Iran/Toronto), HISAKA LATIN-VINTAGE-ORCHESTRA(South America / Hamilton), ZEYNEP-OZBILEN C.O.M. Reggae Band, Caribbean Club Trio (Columbia/Niagara), P-K Hummingbird Steel Band (Niagara), Various other World M…




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Enjoy the sounds of local musicians select Sunday nights in the summer. Montebello Park will be filled with music, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bring your chair or blanket and enjoy the show. Performers will play in the bandshell and the pavilion will be available for dancing. Seating throughout the park is encouraged. Make a night of it. Feel free to br…


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Come enjoy a rare recital by Canadian violinist Juliette Kang, in a romantic program of English and French music from the early 1900s. Kang is celebrated internationally for her interpretive insight, beautiful tone and astonishing technical mastery. She will be accompanied by Xak Bjerken


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Students of the Music Niagara Performance Academy. Now in its fifth year, the Music Niagara Performance Academy offers a unique artist development program for exceptional young musicians. Witness the future of classical music in this showcase of their endearing vitality and exciting talent. Your donations to this free concert will be used in supp…


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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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“The Gesualdo Six have everything going for them – talent, youth, stamina, confidence and years of experience of singing the most difficult vocal polyphony in the repertoire.” – The Tablet, 2016 The Gesualdo Six is a vocal consort comprised of some of the UK’s finest young consort singers, some of whom have performed previously at Music…


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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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For over fifty years, NYO has enjoyed an iconic reputation as Canada’s orchestral finishing school for our country’s best young classical musicians. Tickets from $35 + HST NYO Canada’s primary focus is to provide world-class training to Canada’s best young orchestral musicians.  More performers in Canada’s professional orchestras a…


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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…

July 18 to July 25