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Concert: Lionel Lodge, April 30

March 22nd, 2010
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Lionel_Lodge.jpgFriday April 30 at 8:00 pm at Artword Artbar 15 Colbourne Street. Tickets $10. Lionel Lodge, a singer-songwriter originally from Port Dover has been hanging out in Vienna for over ten years. He’s back around these parts and will be playing with John Loucks on mandolin, and others. LionelLodge_Peter_Beinhofer_Gernot_Feldner.jpgThat pesky volcanic ash has kept Lionel’s band members Peter Beinhofer (accordion) and Gernot Feldner (guitar/harmonica/piano) back in Vienna, Austria (originally scheduled to visit and play).
Lionel writes “My first time playing in Hamilton in a very long time. Should be a very nice eve in a special venue.” http://www.myspace.com/lionellodgemusic   Quotes about Lionel’s CD: “Lionel’s “It’s Not My Fault” CD is a gem.”
“…a stunning blend of country, rock, rhythm’n’blues and something else too.”

Event, Music

Poetry Reading: Quattro Books, Sun Apr 25, 2 pm

March 22nd, 2010
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quattro_books_logo.pngSunday April 25, at 2 pm, at Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne Street — Nine poets connected with Quattro Books celebrate National Poetry Month €“ with thanks to the League of Canadian Poets. This year€™s theme is Climate Changes. As a society we continue to change: politically, ecologically, culturally and economically. In a wide variety of voices the poets will address the issue of how changing climates affect them, their community, and the larger communities of Canada…and the world. Readers include:  Gregory Betts, Allan Briesmaster, Rocco de Giacomo, Caroline Morgan Di Giovanni, Luciano Iacobelli, Barbara Landry, Gianna Patriarca, Rob Rolfe, Paul Zemokhol. http://www.quattrobooks.ca/

For biographies of the poets, click more Read more…

Event, Literary, Spoken Word

Concert: The Acoustics world/ roots concert, April 24

March 22nd, 2010
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The_Acoustics_09_09B_600.jpgSaturday, April 24, 8:00 pm at Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. Tickets $10. The Acoustics are a lively six-piece instrumental ensemble playing world/roots music Gary_Santucci_1_c.jpgwith a  Mediterranean and Latin sound. Alfonso Spoto accordion; Enzo Spoto, lead guitar; Sam Spoto rhythm guitar; Brian Ropcean, percussion; Bonnie Krenciglowa, violin; Andrew Eckart, double bass.
with special guest set by flamenco-classical guitarist Gary SantucciRead more…

Event, Music

PoeMagic, spoken word w. Klyde Broox, Mar 26, Apr 23

March 22nd, 2010
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Klyde_Broox_3.jpg*Friday, March 26 at 8 pm: “PoeMagic”, spoken word event hosted by dub poet Klyde Broox. Tonight it’s a dub poetry Tribute to Women. PWYC at the door.
poemagic_poster_broox_allen_c.jpg*Friday April 23 at 8 pm: “PoeMagic” with special guest noted dub poet Lillian Allen
(4th Friday of the month) See “More” for Klyde’s bio… Read more…

Event, Literary, Spoken Word

Concert: Dan Medakovic, Sat April 17

March 22nd, 2010
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Dan_Medakovic.jpgDan_Medakovic_artbar_poster630.jpgSaturday, April 17 at 8 pm, $10. Concert by Dan Medakovic, one of Hamilton’s premier singer-songwriters, and a very fine guitarist. He’s bringing Matt Coleman on fiddle and Jeff Griffith on drums. Dan’s wonderful songs range from folk and folk/rock to storytelling and social commentary. Dan comes regularly to Wednesday Artshare evenings, and we are looking forward to a full evening of his music.

Event, Music

Music: Peter Sisk, singer-guitarist, April 16

March 15th, 2010
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PeterSisk.jpgFriday April 16, 8 pm, $5: concert by Peter Sisk, singer-songwriter-guitarist-bass-player. Pete’s influences are country and roots, with some bluegrass. (He has just returned from his tour in Europe playing upright bass with bluegrass legends The Good Brothers.) At Artword, he will be accompanied by Ron Weihs on fiddle.

Event, Music

meeting: John Wilbur / Stephen Jenkinson, Apr 13

March 15th, 2010
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John Wilbur is hosting the following event:  “Meet Stephen Jenkinson in Hamilton Tuesday Apr 13. Stephen is coming to meet the people who are willing to work to bring him here for 6 days of teachings and film screenings this coming November. We will meet at Artword Artbar at 7 pm. After brief introductions and discussion we will screen the NFB film: Griefwalker. Following the screening Stephen would like to talk to us about his work and about bringing Orphan Wisdom to Hamilton.”  http://www.griefwalker.info/

Event, Special event

Ken & Ron’s Kitchen Party w. Tom & Jennifer jazz

March 15th, 2010
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Thursday April 15, Jennifer Lockman piano and Tom Shea guitar play jazz as special guests during  Ken & Ron’s kitchen party, from 7:00 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. Sometimes before and after special events on Thursdays. No cover.

Event, Music

Gallery: Gilda Mekler, April 1-May 1

March 13th, 2010
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Gilda_Mekler_watercolour_800.jpgApril 1 – May 2: Gilda Mekler: “Meditations and Landscapes” an exhibition of paintings on paper in watercolour, ink, and gouache by the late Gilda Mekler, curated by James Deahl and Judith Sandiford
Sunday April 11 from 2-5 pm, opening reception with the curators, and a poetry reading by James Deahl. James will also be present during the Friday April 9 James North Art Crawl from 7 to 10 pm. 

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Artword Gallery, Event, Literary, Spoken Word

Concert: Kori Pop & Friends, Apr 10, 8 pm

March 10th, 2010
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Kori_Pop_Artword_April10_poster_640.jpgKori_Pop_vid.jpgSaturday April 10 at 8 pm, tickets $10. Singer-songwriter Kori Pop in concert with her special guests Bill Majoros of The Foreign Films and  artist/musician extraordinaire Dave Hind. Kori will be playing our baby grand piano. Kori has been working for the past while on her new CD “From the Outskirts”, soon to be released. http://www.koripop.com/   http://www.theforeignfilms.com/ 
http://www.davehind.com/  Click more for Kori’s “trailer” Read more…

Event, Music

Art Crawl, EcoFest films 7 pm, Kauffey-McNeil-Rutter 10 pm

March 2nd, 2010
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Friday April 9, 7 pm to midnight: Artword Artbar is part of the James North Art Crawl, second Friday of every month. Good things all evening long.
In the Gallery: 7-10 pm, James Deahl with watercolours and drawings by the late Gilda Mekler
EcoFest_logo.jpgIn Artword Artbar: 7-10 pm, short films from ECO Film & Arts Festival in rotation. http://www.ecofilmartsfestival.com/index.php

Mo_Mark_Duane.jpg10:30 or so – 11:30/midnight: post-crawl performance: Mo Kauffey, Mark McNeil, Duane Rutter, a roots-country set by three dynamite singer-songwriter-guitarists. (What a night it was — a guitar summit!

Artword Gallery, Event, James North events

Music: Ken & Ron’s kitchen party, Thursdays

March 2nd, 2010
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RonWeihs_KenSteffler.jpgThursdays Ken & Ron’s kitchen party, from 7:00 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. Sometimes before and after special events on Thursdays. No cover.

Event, Music

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.

Event, Music, Wednesday Artshare (archive)

Movie Tuesdays, April 6, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18

March 2nd, 2010
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Movies on our new “big screen”. Every Tuesday 8 pm. Each evening hosted by a fan of the film (“Why I chose this movie”). Enjoy the film, a glass of something, and a conversation with the movie’s host. Free! April 6, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18

Event, Film

Fri Apr 2 & Sat Apr 3, Kitchen Party, films & open mic 7:30

March 2nd, 2010
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Friday April 2 and Saturday April 3, Artword Artbar is open from noon to 11 pm. Lunch from noon to 3 pm. Both evenings non-stop music with Ron Weihs, fiddler, and Ken Steffler, singer/guitarist, hosting their Kitchen Party. Open mic. No cover. We’ll also be showing some music films in between music sessions.

Event

Telling Our Stories, creative writing gatherings, alt Thurs

February 8th, 2010
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Martyn_Kendrick.jpgTelling Our Stories: (alternate Thursdays) Thurs March 4, 18, April 1, 15, final session April 29.  7-9 pm, at Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St., creative writing gatherings facilitated by Martyn Kendrick. These sessions will introduce novice and seasoned writers to a remarkable tool that triggers highly creative writing.  Read more…

Event, Literary, Spoken Word, Storytelling

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