Thursday July 21 at 8 pm, tickets $15 / $10 students. Sophia Perlman - Voice; Adrean Farrugia - Piano. Join this remarkable duo for an evening of music from the American songbook and beyond! Vocalist Sophia Perlman has made a name for herself as one of Canada’s most promising young vocalists, impressing audiences and seasoned musicians alike with her musical maturity and her impressive ability as an improviser. Multi-award winning pianist and composer Adrean Farrugia is one of Canada’s most distinct voices on the piano. Fusing many diverse musical influences he has forged a personal sound which generates a uniquely individual creative statement. Read more…
Saturday July 16 at 8 pm, $10. Jazz with the “Hands Together Trio”: Aaron Zukewich on piano, Jon Tuyp drums, Joel Banks bass, debuting new and old originals, classic jazz standards and putting a new spin on their favorite pop covers.
Plus a farewell set by “Bow Tie” (songwriters Steven Winnall and Allison Smith, guitar, vocals, piano) who are off to Australia for a year (pic right). A full evening of music!
Friday July 15 at 8 pm, pwyc ($20 donation gets you a CD). Duane Rutter is currently touring his new album of heartfelt North-Americana “Never Bet The Devil Your Head”. And playing an opening set is up and coming singer-songwriter Felicia McMinn.
Haunting melodies and soul searching words matched against Merle Travis style country-blues make NBTDYH already finding a place among the indie stations and fans around the globe. http://www.duanerutter.com/ Read more…
Thursday July 14 at 8 pm. Another wonderful Alt Music Night with host Tom Dusome. This will be a PWYC show and all proceeds go to support new artists. Line-up: Trench Foot; Slender Loris http://www.slenderloris.bandcamp.com/; Anthony Damiao www.myspace.com/anthonydamiao; Tom Dusome www.myspace.com/tomdusomeband and A Yellow Field http://www.ayellowfield.com/
Anthony and the folks in A Yellow Field will be coming in from Waterloo to grace the stage on July 14th. They will be supported by also newcomers to hamilton Michael Stec of Trench Foot and Kevin Fraser of Slender Loris.
Love what you support and support what you love. Find out what you love Thursday July 14th at the Artword Artbar with your host Tom Dusome.
Wednesday July 13 at 8 pm, $5. Summer Jazz at Artword Artbar: Improvisational jazz with ”The Sextet”– Corey McBride – tenor saxophone; Jacob Sinclair - guitar; Ruthie Pytka-Jones – vocals; Victor Vrankulj – bass; Josh Smiley – piano; Mike Rajna – drums. Composed of Mohawk Music students, “The Sextet” is a collaboration of young musicians from Hamilton, Stoney Creek, and as far as Brampton. This dynamic group explores improvisational jazz in a variety of styles, giving old classics fresh interpretations.
Saturday July 9 at 8:30 pm, free — Filmmakers Night at Artword Artbar: An Evening of Short Film Screenings. Participants so far: Alex Szatmary (“Voodoo” and “Ocean-view”), Brent Ross (“Canadian Priaires”), … more coming…
Submission Information for filmmakers:
- Format must be digital and able to run on a laptop on standard media player software. We have the laptop and the digital projector in place.
- Running time under 10 minutes, preferred.
- All genres welcome. – No limits about previous screenings.
- No fee to participate, but pre-registration is requested.
- To register, please send an email to Judith Sandiford firstname.lastname@example.org
Please provide: your name, title of film, running time of film, a brief description, all the film credits, date made and other background of the film.
James North Art Crawl, Friday July 8, from 8 pm to midnight, tip jar. Jazz at Artword Artbar — The Aubrey Wilson Quartet with Aubrey Wilson on vocals, Sean Dowhaniuk on guitar, Sean Bruce Parker on drums, and Ethan Tilbury on bass. We’re delighted to have this dynamic hi-energy band back. They will be playing a variety of jazz standards, some originals and a few surprises.
Thursday July 7 at 8 pm, pwyc. Behind the Kiln #9, thrilling and unpredictable evenings of real-time collaborations between dancers, musicians and visual artists. Organized by dancer-choreographer Tanis MacArthur and video-jammer Judith Sandiford. Participants Tanis MacArthur, Liz Bates, Grace Loney, Victoria Slager, Jennifer Lockman, Tom Shea, & more tba.
Photo above: BtK June 11 with Eugene Martynec, Nobuo Kubota, dancers Victoria Slager and Tanis MacArthur, plus a Steel Image by Shane Turcott manipulated by Judith Sandiford.
What is “Behind the Kiln”? Read more…
Wednesday July 6, 5:30 pm. The Hamilton Friendship Association with Cuba proudly presents a Fundraiser for Pastors for Peace Cuba Caravan (http://www.ifconews.org/CubaCaravan), on their Hamilton stop. The evening features a theatrical performance by actor Brian Gordon Sinclair’s of his new work IN DEADLY ERNEST, part of his Hemingway on Stage series. With guest speaker Reverend Thomas Smith of Pastors for Peace.
Wednesday, July 6 / Doors: 5:30pm – Performance: 6:00pm
General Admission: $15.00/ Student and Senior Rate: $10.00/ 12 and under: $8.00. Pay what you can, no one refused entry!
Tickets at the door or by contact email@example.com Read more…
OPEN MIC and music jams every Wednesday — are taking a summer break. We have special events on Wed July 6, July 13 and July 20. Then Artword Artbar will be closed until Aug 11 We will post updates for August later. For more info, call 905-543-8512 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesdays at 8 pm, free. Artword Theatre hosts “Theatre Tuesdays” — readings from new plays, works-in-progress, favourite plays, and/or short theatrical presentations, films about theatre, etc. To get involved, as a writer, reader, presenter, actor, listener… contact us: email@example.com
July 5, 7-9 pm, a recital of musical theatre songs by students of Patricia Scafield of the Theatre Mice School of Performing Arts.
July 12, 8 pm, a reading by the cast of “59 Minutes in the Maxwell Suite“, a play by John Bandler, directed by Tom Mackan, coming to the Hamilton Fringe Theatre Festival 2011 July 14-24. Link to the show’s webpage: www.bandler.com/act
July 19, Fringe Festival drop-in and hang-out evening.
“Theatre Tuesday” takes a break after this. We’ll let you know about starting up again at end of August.
Friday June 24 at 8 pm, pwyc. “PoeMagic”, an evening of spoken word, hosted by dub poet Klyde Broox, usually fourth Friday of the month.
SPECIAL Mid-July Wed July 20, 8 pm. Since June 24 was such a blast, we are getting in another PoeMagic before August.
All genres of spoken word poets welcome. Contact Klyde at firstname.lastname@example.org. ”Steeped in oral traditions, Broox’s gesture-enabled, dance and song-oriented, performances are consistently pitched to engage, entertain, and invite audiences to experience poetry as social communion. … “ Read more…