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OPEN MIC Artshare evenings, Wed Oct 27 and Dec 1

September 3rd, 2010
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microphone_c_36.jpgOPEN MIC Artshare on some Wednesdays, hosted by Artword Artbar.
Next dates Oct 27 and December 1, at 8 pm, no cover. (Nov 3 rescheduled for “Fringe Night”.
We welcome all genres of music (and poetry). It’s a great chance to get to know us, and vice versa. You can try out new stuff, old stuff, different stuff. And our baby grand piano is always available!
For more info, call 905-543-8512 or email artword@artword.net

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Literary Artshare, Wed Oct 20 & Nov 17

August 31st, 2010
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open_book2.jpgLiterary Artshare at Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne Street, hosted by poet James Deahl.
Wednesday Oct 20 at 7:30: featured authors Michael Mirolla, Karen Shenfeld and Tim Quinn. Also reading: Gertrude Olga Down, G.W. Down, David Haskins, Shane Neilson.

Wednesday November 17 at 7:30 pm: “The Dream Catcher” evening, featuring authors published in the Canadian writing issue of  The Dream Catcher, a British literary anthology.  Featured readers: Paul Sutherland and Afifa Emutallah Sutherland. Also reading: James Deahl, Kate Marshall Flaherty, Cornelia Hoogland, David Haskins, Donna Langevin

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NEW: Wed Fringe Nights, Sep 22, Nov 3, Nov 24

August 3rd, 2010
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NEW! The Fringe Festival in partnership with Artword Artbar announces a new monthly event, Fringe Nights. Luke Brown of the Hamilton Fringe Festival hosts a series of theatrically inspired evenings of fun, drama, revelation and “lies?”  Dates this fall:
LAUNCH Wed Sept 22 at 8 pm: Theme “Lies I’ve Told” Come hear a variety of people share their experiences through storytelling, song and scenes.
Wed Nov 3 at 8 pm: “The Paranormal and Me”, theatrical storytelling of close encounters with ghosts, poltergeists and …?. (rescheduled from Oct 27)
Wed Nov 24 at 8 pm: theme TBA
To be a participant, contact Luke Brown  lbrown@theatreaquarius.org
To enjoy the fun as audience, just come on down. Free admission!

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Literary Artshare: Crime Night, Wed Sep 15

July 29th, 2010
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CrimeWriters_logo_225.jpgWednesday September 15 at 7:30 pm – It’s Crime Night at Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. Hamilton. This month’s Arts Hamilton Literary Artshare features readings by Crime Writers of Canada authors in the Hamilton and Niagara area: Cathy Astolfo “Victim”, Jean Rae Baxter “A Twist of Malice”, Melodie Campbell “The Goddaughter”, Michael McPherson “Railroaded”, Lynda Simmons “Getting Rid of Rosy”, Alison Bruce “Carmedy and Garrett”. http://www.crimewriterscanada.com/  For bios of the authors, … Read more…

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World-beat jam session & open mic, Wed Sep 8, Oct 13, Nov 10

July 25th, 2010
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NEW this fall! World-beat Music jam sessions & open mic,  second Wednesday of the month: Sep 8, Oct 13, Nov 10 at 8 pm, no cover. Hosted from October on by Rawle Skeete. Call 905-543-8512 for more information.

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OPEN MIC Artshare, Wed Sep 1, Sep 29, Oct 6

July 21st, 2010
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microphone_c_36.jpgNEW this fall! OPEN MIC on the first Wednesday of the month, hosted by Artword Artbar, part of our Arts Hamilton Artshare Wednesdays.
Fall dates are Sept. 1, Oct 6, at 8 pm, no cover.
Sal_Crow_Sept252010_phJanetRymal.jpg**Special extra Open Mic on Sept 29 (a fifth Wednesday!) — plus a fundraiser for costs of paints for Sal Crow and his crew The Bomb Squad (out at Supercrawl and Open Streets with guest appearance by punk band Bacon doing a rare acoustic set!
We welcome all genres of music (and poetry). It’s a great chance to get to know us, and vice versa. You can try out new stuff, old stuff, different stuff. And our baby grand piano is always available!
For more info, call 905-543-8512 or email artword@artword.net

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Arts Hamilton singer-songwriter Artshare, Wed July 28, Aug 25

June 16th, 2010
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Fourth Wednesday of the month at 8:00 pm, the Arts Hamilton Artshare is musician and singer-songwriter night, at Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne Street. Some of the finest musicians in Hamilton gather to share their songs, new works-in-progress, or old favourites.
Wednesday July 28 at 8:00 pm
Wednesday August 25 at 8:00 pm.

To get involved with an Artshare evening contact Judith Sandiford at artword@artword.net

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Arts Hamilton Literary Artshare, Wed July 21, Wed Aug 18

June 13th, 2010
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open_book2.jpgThird Wednesday of month at 7:30 pm at Artword Artbar: Arts Hamilton Literary Artshare evenings, hosted by poet James Deahl, and the Arts Hamilton Literary Committee.
Wednesday, July 21  –  featured reader  John B. Lee. Also reading: Becky D. Alexander, James Deahl, David Haskins, Ellen S. Jaffe, OmahaRisinG, Chris Pannell, Jeff Seffinga
Wednesday, August 18    – featured readers:  Robert Lima and Norma West Linder.  Also reading: Becky D. Alexander, James Deahl, Andreas Gripp, OmahaRisinG, Jeff Seffinga, Stan White
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Music: Artshare: Ken & Ron’s kitchen party, Wed July 7 & 14, Thur July 22 & 29

June 5th, 2010
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Ken_Steffler_Ron_Weihs_buskercrawl_stevep.jpgKen & Ron take over two Arts Hamilton Artshare evenings on Wed July 7 and Wed July 14, from 7:30 for an open jam of folk and country music.  (Because we have concerts on Thurs July 8 and Thur July 15.)

Back to Thursday for July 22 and 29: Ken & Ron’s kitchen party, from 7:30 pm or so, to 11 or so. Pickin’ and singin’ with Ken Steffler and Ron Weihs, guitar and fiddle. Come on down and bring your ax. No cover.

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Arts Hamilton Artshare: June 30 “Fringe” samplers

May 17th, 2010
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Wed June 30 at 8 pm, “Focus on the Fringe” host TBA . Local Fringe participants — bring in a scene or a song or whatever you like, to try “on its feet” in a kind of a theatrical “open mic” if you will. Tempt us to come and see your show in the Fringe from July15 to 25.   http://www.hamiltonfringe.ca/

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Arts Hamilton Artshare: June 23 AGM, plus music host Dave Pomfret

May 13th, 2010
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arts_hamilton_logo.gifArts Hamilton Artshare:
Wed June 23, 6:30-8:30 Arts Hamilton Annual General Meeting,
followed at 8:30 by Artshare music and poetry sharing hosted by singer-songwriter Dave Pomfret.

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Arts Hamilton Artshare: June 16 Literary Special

May 12th, 2010
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arts_hamilton_logo.gifArts Hamilton Artshare:
Wed June 16 at 7:30 pm Literary Special, hosted by poet James Deahl, and the Arts Hamilton Literary Committee. Fiction & Poetry by:
Jean Rae Baxter, Conrad DiDiodato, George Down, Ellen S. Jaffe, Eileen Lampard, Shane Neilson, Chris Pannell, Stella Mazur Preda, Violeta San Juan, Wilma Seville, Marianne Vespry, Stan White

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Arts Hamilton Artshare, host Dave Pomfret, Wed at 8 pm

March 2nd, 2010
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DavePomfret_adj.jpgWednesday at 8:00 pm, Arts Hamilton’s Artshare, hosted by singer-songwriter Dave Pomfret, at Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne Street. Wonderful evenings where musicians, poets, comedians, playwrights and artists of all disciplines get to share, perform, discuss, cross-pollinate their work, in a friendly listening environment.
Wed March 24, 31, Apr 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26.
From June 2 onwards, Artshare evenings continue, with a different focus for each one. See our calendar on this site for details. Dave will continue to host special Artshare evenings about once a month. His next one is June 23 at 8:30.
To get involved with an Artshare evening contact Judith Sandiford at artword@artword.net.

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Arts Hamilton Artshare, host Dave Pomfret, Weds at 8 pm

January 9th, 2010
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DavePomfretbyRRosenblum_ArtwordArtbar_c.jpgEvery Wednesday at 8:00 pm, Arts Hamilton’s Artshare, hosted by Dave Pomfret, at Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne Street. Wonderful evenings where musicians, poets, comedians, playwrights and artists of all disciplines get to share, perform, discuss, cross-pollinate their work, in a friendly listening environment. To participate, contact Dave Pomfret at salsadave@greatcanadiansalsa.ca.
Wed Jan 27, Wed Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17. 24, 31

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Artshare is back, Wed Jan 13, 20 at 8:30 pm

January 2nd, 2010
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Arts Hamilton’s Artshare, hosted by Dave Pomfret, is back starting Wed. January 13 at 8:30 pm, every Wednesday at Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne Street. Wonderful evenings where musicians, poets, comedians, playwrights and artists of all disciplines get to share, perform, discuss, cross-pollinate their work, in a friendly listening environment. To participate, contact Dave Pomfret at salsadave@greatcanadiansalsa.ca. We also plan to add a multicultural component to the mix.

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Artshare special Design Hope fundraiser Dec 16, 9 pm

November 22nd, 2009
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DH_logo.jpgArts Hamilton Artshare, with host Dave Pomfret, has a special evening of music from the talented Hamilton singer/songwriters who contributed to this year’s Design Hope cd. All proceeds from the sale of the cd, and donations, go the Hamilton’s Out of the Cold Program, a city-wide initiative in a number of churches that offers hot meals and shelter to the city’s homeless from November to March.
Here is a link to an image version of the press release for Design Hope Songwriters Project new cd — Design Hope Vol 4: Love is Everythinghttp://www.designhope.ca/media.html  Read more…

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“Journey of Peace” Artshare, Wed Dec 9 at 7:30

November 12th, 2009
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JourneyofPeace_Artword.jpgNew_Life_by_Yar_Taraky.jpgA special Arts Hamilton Artshare evening Wed Dec 9, earlier start 7:30 pm:
Journey of Peace presents an Evening of Music introducing Mist the Mistrykidd and Jehangir Khan.  PWYC. 
A Journey of Peace: Stories of hope and healing for those who live with war.  http://www.journeyofpeace.ca/

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Dave Pomfret hosts Arts Hamilton’s Artshare, every Wed

October 4th, 2009
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“Arts Hamilton’s Artshare at Artword Artbar” is a weekly performance/networking event held every Wednesday evening at 8:00 pm at Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St.
Meet and mix with area artists in all disciplines and enjoy musicians, poets, writers, actors, and playwrights performing from their work.
Wed Oct 7, Oct 14, Oct 21, Oct 28 ,
Nov 4, Nov 11 (special “Remembering 316 Lounge”), Nov 18, Nov 25,
Dec 2, Dec 9 and Dec 16
Programming by musician Dave Pomfret. Here’s his Facebook contact.
Or contact Arts Hamilton, 905-481-3218  or email: artshamilton@artshamilton.ca
Sponsored by Artword Artbar.

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