Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Play a little Euchre

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Originally posted on March 20th, 11:30 am


Deadline: March 31, 2012. Send the Brampton Library your short story, poem or artwork for Inspirations: Brampton Library’s Journal of Youth Writing and Artwork. Authors and artists selected for publication will receive recognition at a special ceremony. The published Journal will be available at all Brampton Library locations. GRADES 1 to 8, contact Monika Conduit, mconduit@bramlib.on.ca, 905-793-4636 ext. 4325. GRADES 9 to 12, contact Surita Dey, sdey@bramlib.on.ca, 905-793-4636 ext.4354.

Originally posted on March 22, 2012.

Express Yourself Media Arts Contest

March 26 - May 1, 2012, coinciding with National Youth Week (May 1-7). The Express Yourself Media Arts Contest asks youth to use poetry, song, art, photography or video to answer one of the following two questions: How does youth violence impact you? OR What can be done to prevent youth violence? There will be 9 prizes awarded to youth within three age categories. 12-15; 16-19; 20 – 24. For additional information, please contact:  Lindy Greenhalgh, 905 874-5321

Next Brampton Folk Club Meeting...

April 2, 7 - 9 PM in rehearsal Studio (Lower Level), Bramalea Civic Centre    Bring your instrument to this informal and relaxed setting. www.bramptonfolk.ca


VENDOR CALL - Looking for creative thinkers and "outside the box" types to join Brampton Art Fair Sat, July 21 for the Learnapalooza Festival!
Learnapalooza is a community-wide, all-ages, brain-stretching weekend of fun for the whole family! BAF will have events all throughout the city - some for free and some for a fee, but BAF is sure you'll be able to find something you'd love to learn about! Join as a vendor at the Learnapalooza Festival! This is open to all who have something to offer learning in. You could showcase your TaiChi group, demonstrate and sell your "better mousetraps", demo your cake decorating at your booth, explain what reiki is and so much more! For all the deets, visit http://www.bramptonartfair.com/

Green Cup extends an invitation to artists

Looking for a venue for your event, concert, exhibitions, meetings, etc.? Located at 15 Main St N in the heart of downtown Brampton, Green Cup Roastery heartily invites those within the arts community to seek out the Green Cup as a performance space. http://www.greencuproastery.com/ Call Gary or John at 905-451-3798 or info@greencuproastery.com

Originally posted on March 22nd, 3:14 pm.


@ The Art Workshop! TAW is always looking to add new courses and fun instructors to classes and workshops. If you're a clever bunny and wanna teach others, then tell TAW about your gift! For a list of courses/workshops already running, visit at www.TheArtWorkshop.ca. As always TAW is LOOKING FOR STUDENTS too!

Thursday, March 22, 2012

BAC's Dan McVeigh's band & solo

North of 49 trio is back at Lucy's Seafood Kitchen this Friday night, March 23 at 8 PM. It's located at 6905 Millcreek Dr near Derry Rd in Mississauga.

Then on Saturday night, Mar 24, Dan's one man band show returns to Tracks which is located behind the Rose Theatre, at 60 Queen St E in Brampton. This show starts at 9 PM.


job opportunity

4 Summer Jobs are currently available from Swar Sadhana. Check out http://www.swarsadhana.ca/eventdetail.php?id=40&catid=33 for more information.

ORMTA Greater Toronto Area Zone Competitions

DEADLINE: April 30th, 2012. The ORMTA Greater Toronto Area Zone Competitions is an annual event featuring some of the most talented advanced music students in the GTA. Advanced students of ORMTA members can compete in one of five competitions by first qualifying at their local branch audition. Winners of a Level A or B zone competition qualify to represent the GTA in the ORMTA Provincial Competition. For more info: http://www.ormtatoronto.org/competitions/index.html

The Write Class

Have you got a manuscript in your desk drawer? An idea in your mind that won't go away? An outline for a television script? Well, this is the write class for you. Led by Catherine Astolfo, author of the award-winning series The Emily Taylor Mysteries, participants will take those ideas from the drawer to the page. 4 Wednesdays, beginning April 4, from 7-9 p.m. Register at: http://www.theartworkshop.ca

Upcoming classes/workshops at The Art Workshop

Classes on Basketweaving, Creative Writing, Sewing 101, Learn to Crochet, Drawing Level 1, Parents 'n Kids Creativity, Glass Etching, Photography on Location  and so much more! Visit http://www.theartworkshop.ca, division of Brampton Art Fair.

Originally posted on March 22, 2012 @ 2:41 pm

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Learnapalooza Brampton!

July 21 & 22. Call for vendors/ teachers/ demos/ classes/ Open Houses!
Join Brampton Art Fair Sat & Sun July 21 & 22 for a fun filled weekend of learning across the city! Right now, we're looking for participants for BAF's Learnapalooza Festival, held July 21. Details and more can be found on http://bramptonartfair.com/

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Spring Break Music Camp

March 12 – 16, 10 am – 4 pm. Spring Break Music Camp. Register before March 6. Making breaks! Making friends! Making memories! For a Lifetime! At 42 Scott St. Higher Ground Neighbourhood Outreach. Register web.me.com/carlmerenick/Site/REGISTRATION.html

The Art Workshop

Cake Decorating 4 week course - $100. Starts Tuesday, March 6th from 7-9pm. Learn the basics and eat your results! The Art Workshop (division of Brampton Art Fair) starts the first class with a killer cupcake theme. In following weeks they’ll cover cakes, structure, fondants, sugar flowers, recipe variations and more. (NOTE: This class may require addt'l costs for ingredients, etc. for homework projects.) http://www.theartworkshop.ca/

Creative Writing 4 week course - $100 Starts Thursday March 8, 2012 from 7-9pm and runs to March 29th. Ready to write the next great murder mystery but don't know where to start? Start right here! Simple tips and tricks to bring out the creative writer in you! This course is presented by Catherine Astolfo, Author of The Emily Taylor Series. Purpose: to encourage fledgling writers to put their words on paper in a way that will have shape and promise!

Wed, March 14 from 7-9pm -OR- Sat March 17 from 10am – noon. TWO dates to choose from. NEW! The Art Workshop, division of the Brampton Fair offers the workshop Wire Wrapped Rings. Create a beautiful keepsake ring, just for you! Using aluminum wire (which is easy to work with and won't tarnish), to create a one-of-a-kind hand made wire wrapped ring, with your choice of focal bead (you can even bring a favourite bead of your own to make into a ring if you prefer!). You'll learn the techniques, how to use jewellers tools, correct finishing practices and you'll take home at least one completed project. Includes materials! $30. http://www.theartworkshop.ca/

NEW! Stained Glass Painting workshop - $35 Join TAW Saturday, March 17 from 10am - 12:30pm and learn how to imitate the look of stained glass with Vitrail paint! Finish a beautiful Morning Glory on glass and take it home with you. All materials supplied.

Photography Basics Workshop $25 Saturday, March 24th from 10am - 12noon
It's not about the expensive camera and equipment, it's about you, what you see, your technique and using your camera. It doesn't matter whether you use a point & shoot, an iPhone or a Blackberry, in our Photography Basics Workshop we will teach you how to use your camer, how to understand its functions and most importantly how you can take better photos!


DEADLINE: March 19, 2012. 12 NOON. March 24 & 25. Bird Entertainment is currently having auditions for a September show of Hairspray. The auditions are at Chinguacousy Park Ski Chalet, 9050 Bramalea Rd. Call backs are in mid April at the same location. For your audition, prepare a verse and chorus (a cappella) from a Broadway show for the audition. For the call backs you will be given a character specific side to prepare. You will also be teaching a short dance segment. For more info or to register, http://www.birdent.com/auditions.html

Next NSAI meeting

Mar 20, 7; 30 pm. Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) meeting in Brampton, 24A Alexander St at the Brampton Arts Council building. http://www.nsaitoronto.com/NSAI_toronto_workshops.htm

Buddys n Bows presents . . .

May 5th, 2012, 6 pm. Buddys ‘n Bows Foundation present 5th Anniversary Celebration and BBQ at Bramalea Lions Hall, 45 Avondale Blvd. Come and join B & B for an evening of fun and entertainment. $35. Live entertainment from contemporary artist Alyssa Delerey. Karaoke contest hosted by Tina Rowe of TNT Karaoke. Karaoke Fee: $5. If you or anyone you know would like to help sponsor this event, please contact Virgina: 416-407-4719


Deadline: May 22, 2012. CALL FOR ARTISTS/ARTISANS. The Brampton Arts Council is calling for artists and artisans at our annual outdoor show and market Art in the Open, a feature of the local Farmers’ Market. PART-TIME and FULL-TIME vendor positions are available for creators of hand-crafted, original works. Art in the Open takes place every Saturday, 7 am – 1 pm in downtown Brampton on the north-east corner of Main & Queen from June to October. Find out why 75, 000 people attended the Farmers’ Market in 2011. For more info, (905) 874-2919 or kelly@artsbrampton.ca. Please note there is limited jeweller space. www.artsbrampton.ca/aito.asp Please remember to pass the word on.

Originally posted on 2/28/12 at 11:34 AM

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Synergy Music Rising Star Talent Show Auditions

When: March 2. 2012. Synergy Music is searching for the best performers that Brampton has to offer! Registration begins January 16, 2012, followed by two months of auditions in Brampton, Mississauga and Toronto; time will vary depending on how many acts enter the competition. The final leg of the competition will see five contestants battle for top prize and the esteemed Synergy Music Rising Star Trophy at Lester B. Pearson Theatre in Brampton, Ontario.
Where: Audition, Frank McKechnie Community Centre, 310 Bristol Road East Mississauga, ON Cost: $ 25 Registration
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