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The Tribal Gallery presents Tony Bird, Sat Oct 29

September 17th, 2011
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Tony_Bird_11_enc2.jpgSaturday, October 29, 2011 at 8 pm, tickets $15 (advance), $20 (door). The Tribal Gallery presents, in concert at Artword Artbar, the legendary singer-songwriter Tony Bird. With a truly unique voice, vision, guitar style and theatrical persona, this passionate Malawi-born song man, hailed as “The Father of African Folk-Rock,” delivers a far-ranging repertoire of exotic travelogues, love songs, topical and historical commentary and the moving, searching anthems of a mature poet. He’s an inventive, passionate, theatrical performer who delivers the moving, searching anthems of a mature poet. The extraordinary experience of a Bird concert is not to be missed.  “The finest, most impressive folk poet in years” – The Village Voice  http://www.mangotime.net/
Advance tickets on sale at The Tribal Gallery, 174 James St. N.  905-395-1829 Read more…

Event, Music, Tribal Gallery presents

PoeMagic, spoken word, host Klyde Broox, Fri Oct 28, Fri Nov 25

September 16th, 2011
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Klyde_Broox_3c.jpgFriday October 28 at 8 pm, pwyc.
Friday November 25 at 8 pm, pwyc.
PoeMagic“, an evening of spoken word, hosted by dub poet Klyde Broox.
About Klyde: “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.   … “ Contact Klyde at   kbroox@porchlight.ca.

Event, Literary, Spoken Word

Concert: Solstice, music from Latin America, Thurs Oct 27

September 16th, 2011
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Solstice Photo 2_enc.jpgThursday October 27 at 8 pm, $15 (includes CD), $8 concert only. Concert of Latin American music.  Join Solstice for an evening in the tropic islands as they share with you their Lil_Acevedo_America.jpgCuban, Brazilian,and Spanish music. With special guest vocalist Lil America (from El Salvador via Cuba). 
Solstice was recently formed by four veteran musicians:
Javier Martinez: Singer, and former musical entertainment director, Hotel las Brisas Guardalavca , Cuba.
Julian Reynolds: bass player from Buenos Aires and a veteran of many cruise tours with Argentina’s top pianist.
Dave Aldham: bongos, congas, one of Ontario’s top percussionists for last 40 years, performed in Cuba for the last 10 years.
George Kairy: studied with Justin Perchin, one of Cuba’s top jazz guitarists and Miguel la Batistde, North Americas top flamengo guitarist and performed internationally for many years.
After having just completed a cd recording at Niagara’s famous Barn Window Studio, this diverse group is looking forward to releasing another cd soon featuring more original songs to keep you dancing.

Event, Music, Special event

The Tribal Gallery presents George Sawa, Sat Oct 22

September 15th, 2011
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GeorgeSawa2.jpgSaturday September, 2011, at 8 pm, $10 adv, $15 at door, at Artword Artbar 15 Colbourne St. The Tribal Gallery presents a special concert with the renowned Egyptian musician George Sawa, virtuoso master of the qanun (Egyptian psaltery). He plays traditional Arabic music, accompanied by Suzanne Meyers Sawa. Listen to sample tracks from their Juno-nominated two-vol CD. http://www.georgedimitrisawa.com/media.html
Advance tickets at The Tribal Gallery 174 James St. N, 905-385-1829. Read more…

Event, Music, Tribal Gallery presents

Jazz Concert: Brian Browne Duo, Friday Oct 21

September 14th, 2011
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Browne_Brian_8027Large_c.jpgFriday October 21 at 8 pm $15. The renowned jazz pianist Brian Browne, with bassist Sean Browne, are back at Artword Artbar! With a musical career that spans over thirty years, Brian Browne has gained a reputation as a true Canadian jazz legend. His distinctive, bluesy piano style swings with traces of Art Tatum, Oscar Peterson, Errol Garner and Bill Evans, yet the sound is unmistakably his own. He is partnered with Sean’s soulful bass offerings, with a ferocious dexterity and complete musicality. http://www.brianbrowne.com/

Event, Music-Jazz

Film: “Free To Learn”, host Tom Dusome, Thur Oct 20 7:30 pm

September 13th, 2011
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Tom_Dusome_ScreeningPoster1_650en.jpgThursday October 20, 7:30 pm,  Tom Dusome is hosting a film night.
“Dear Freeskool Friendlies, We are planning a get together for everyone who’s interested in talking about how we learn in our society… Film: “Free To Learn” (Albany, NY Free School – 2007). We will view the film, and follow up with discussion regarding learning, education and how these processes are played out in our society. We encourage one and all to come along and join in on the discussion, share your thoughts and experiences, and together we will envision the future of learning… Love, Hamilton Freeskool” www.HamiltonFreeskool.org
For information on the documentary, visit: http://www.freeschoolmovie.com/menu1.htm

Event, Film