Welcome, Fringers! For ten days from Thursday July 15 to Sunday July 25, Artword Artbar has special hours for the Fringe — we’ll open daily from noon to midnight, during the run of the Hamilton Fringe Festival, the 11-day unjuried theatre festival. Hang-out with us pre-show, post-show. Music most nights, all-day lunch, free wireless internet access. http://www.hamiltonfringe.ca/ (Theatre venues are at Theatre Aquarius and Downtown Arts Centre, a short walk away from Artword Artbar.)
July 2 to August 1, 2010: €œArcangles€ Holly Briesmaster and Janice Jackson, a two-person collaborative exhibition of fans and constructions that explores the arc form.
Friday July 9, artists present 7-10 pm for James North Art Crawl
Sunday July 18, 2-5 pm, reception and poetry reading, artists present. Readers include: Jim Slominski (from the Niagara area); Sonia Di Placido (Toronto area); Adam Getty (Hamilton); Linda Frank (Hamilton); Allan Briesmaster (Thornhill); Chris Pannell (Hamilton). Read more…
The Infringement Festival, Hamilton, runs from July 8 to 18, at various venues (including This Ain’t Hollywood, Artword Artbar, The Blue Angel & The Intolerant Gallery). The Infringement Festival, 2010 Hamilton . “Infringement” events at Artword include:
Saturday July 10 at 3:00 pm, $10, at Artword Artbar. TRIBAL INTRIGUE, an American Tribal Style Bellydance showcase, presented by Tribe Maya Fire (BellyUp’s American Tribal Style Dance Group) and Shades of Araby. Guest performers include: Jackie Pullar and company of Wild Orchid Belly Dance in Hamilton, Tribal Fushion soloist Mandala Danannce from Toronto, and the American Tribal Style duet Euphraxia from Buffalo.
Saturday July 10 at 7:00 pm, Richard Lahmy – singer/chansonnier from Montreal.
Saturday July 17 at 5 pm and Sun July 18 at 7 pm; Erin Welsh, young singer-songwriter from Buffalo. A review from 2009: ”The precocious singer/songwriter Erin Sydney Welsh shared her brand of Tracy Chapman-ish folk, which featured some impressive lyrical twists for a 13-year-old.” www.myspace.com/erinsydneywelsh