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The ‘Event’ Category

JAZZ JAM host Chris Bruder etc. Wed Sept 21, Oct 26

August 10th, 2011
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JAZZ JAM, hosted by Mohawk jazz students Chris Bruder piano, Ruthie Pytka-Jones vocals, Victor Vrankulj bass. All welcome. No cover.
Wednesday September 21 at 8 pm
Wednesday October 26 at 8 pm

Event, Music-Jazz, Open Mic and Jam

Open Mic for Open Streets Festival, Sunday Sept 18

August 3rd, 2011
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OpenStreetssept_2011_poster_1_white650.jpgSunday September 18, we’ll be open and on the street (from 11 am to 4 pm) for the Open Streets Festival. James Street will be closed (10 am to 5 pm) to cars and open to bicyclists, walkers, rollers, boarders, cartwheelers… http://openstreetshamilton.ca/
Ron the Fiddler hosts Artword Artbar’s Open Mic for Open Streets stage at Colbourne and James. Roll on by and sing a song, play a tune, join a jam.
Also a special installation on the street (you can walk on it) by Bruce Parsons, our artist of the month at Artword Gallery.

Event, James North events, Special event

Concert: Red-hot Bluegrass w. Randal Hill & Friends, Sat Sept 17

August 2nd, 2011
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RandalHill_Sep17_2011_650.jpgSaturday September 17 at 8 pm, at Artword Artbar. Tickets $15. An evening of dynamite bluegrass music with virtuoso mandolin player Randal Hill (mandolin and vocals).  On guitar and vocals, the rock-steady Johnny Frame. On stand-up bass and vocals,  John McNaughton. On banjo, one of the finest blue grass banjoists on the planet, Charlie Street.

Event, Music

Concert: Richard Garvey + Bookends + A Yellow Field, Fri Sept 16

August 1st, 2011
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Richard_Garvey_en.jpgFriday September 16 at 8 pm, $5. An evening of upbeat folk music, featuring Richard Garvey, a roots and folk musician from Kitchener, Ontario (songwriter, guitar, banjo, ulele, vocals), on tour with his new cd “To Grow”.  http://www.richardgarvey.ca/
With guests Bookends – Kyle Reid, and Patrick Main. PJ’s lyrical pop-folk songwriting style contrasts with Kyle emotionally charged electronic influences to create a genre unto itself. www.facebook.com/bookendsmusic
and A Yellow Field http://www.ayellowfield.com/   Read more…

Event, Music

Behind the Kiln #11, multi-media performance, Thur Sept 15

July 30th, 2011
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September Kiln_Liz_Jenny_sm.jpgThursday September 15 at 8 pm, pwyc. Behind the Kiln #11. Always thrilling and unpredictable, our  evenings of real-time collaborations between dancers, musicians and visual artists, are a treat. Organized by dancer-choreographer Tanis MacArthur and video-jammer Judith Sandiford. Movers and sounders: Jenny Rae (via skype from Thailand), Liz Bates, Rose Gowling, Paula Grove, Tanis MacArthur, Jennifer Lockman, Ron Weihs, Orange McFarland. Image left: Sept 15:  live realtime duet Jenny Rae (in Thailand) and Liz Bates (in Artword Artbar), via skype and a web-cam. Wow! We did it! (photo Anne Milne)

Dance, Event, Film, Literary, Spoken Word, Music

Theatre: “In the Belly”, a radical play on tour, Sun Sept 11

July 25th, 2011
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InsurgentTheatre_IntheBelly650.jpgSunday September 11 at 8 pm. At Artword Artbar 15 Colbourne St, for one night only.  Touring theatre company Insurgent Theatre brings their most recent work “In the Belly”, their experimental play about the US prison industrial complex. Created in workshop by Weslie Coleman, Kate Pleuss, and Ben Turk, with assistance from Harmony Bench and Rebecca Riley. “This show contains nudity, violence and other sad realities of the US prison system.” http://insurgenttheatre.org/   Read more…

Event, Special event, Theatre