July 12 to July 19
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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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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…


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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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Hinterbrook Winery is releasing its newest white wine, “Stardust”, and wants you to help design a label! In partnership with the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre, they invite you to drop in at 247 Ricardo Street, NOTL on Friday, July 13 between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to paint stars and swirls on labels which will then be put on wine bottles.…


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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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Make your own succulent arrangement and enjoy a fun evening of DIY, wine, snacks and good company.  $50 includes all materials; cash bar.  Reservations required.


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Friday, July 13, 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/ConcertsOnTheCanal.asp www.Downtownwelland.…


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Get ready for an old-time stringband with bluegrass chops that plays really good music. This seasoned trio connects to the heart and ear through their shared love of Appalachian mountain music. With haunting melodies, buzzing vocal harmonies and driving rhythm, you’ll soon be drawn into the groove of the Lonesome Ace Stringband!


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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. NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO TOUR ON SEPTEMBER 8TH, 2018


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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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Taylor Made (Taylor Swift Tribute) Saturday, July 14, 2018 @ 2pm 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/Concer…



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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! Performing the classics from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s! The Retro Ramblers perform the music of your life time, the best of the oldies, delivered in 4 part harmony! Timeless.


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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. 21 JAN: The Mitfords 18 FEB: Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran 18 MAR: General Paul von Lettowvorbeck 15 APR: Nancy Langhorn Astor 20 MAY: Eliza Fenwick (Biography of a H…


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Top international prize winner, pianist extraordinaire Victoria Kogan returns to Music Niagara, along with the Gould String Quartet, in a program of Liszt, Wagner and Schumann. Russian born Kogan is one of the most significant pianists of our time


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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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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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On view: July 17 to September 2 Opening Reception: July 17, 5:45 to 6:30 pm First Ontario Performing Arts Centre, Film House Lobby 250 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines, ON Join us at the opening of this exhibition of art made by 16 to 18 year old youth who will work with Brock University Assistant Professor of Visual Art Amy Friend to create origi…


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The Clarion Quartet shines a light on the music of composers whom political oppression has kept from a deserved place in the chamber music repertoire. It is a clarion call, giving voice to works of genius. Featuring the music of Mieczyslaw Weinberg , Viktor Ullmann, and Erwin Schulhoff. The Clarion Quartet is dedicated to providing renewal, hope, a…


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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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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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Prestigious international competition winners Natalia Khoma (cello) and Volodymyr Vynnytsky (piano) dazzle audiences with their diverse and entertaining repertoire from Bach to Rachmaninoff.


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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 unique story of Camp Kosciuszko, the Polish training camp in NOTL during the First World War. • March 15 | Piotr Wrobel - A Long Way to Freedom: Poland Before 1918 • April 19 | Paul Valasek - Halle…


July 12 to July 19