Category: What’s New?

July 12, 2018

An accompanying text by Sarah Blondin on Florence Yee’s exhibition But really, where are you from? There are moments when entering a space curated by someone can feel like a revelation. In that instant, we have an idea of what their childhood was like. The way our eyes scan a room, we have a stereotypical mindset…

July 9, 2018

This Is Art   Ontario Culture Days has partnered with Ontarians for the Arts to produce a two-part digital vignette series called “This Is Art.” We encourage you to ‘like’, re-tweet and share with your networks! Thank you to Raymond Helkio for creating and editing the video, and Stewart Borden for the accompanying music. You…

July 9, 2018

Dozens of artworks across the country are showcasing unsung talent and providing an important insight into the Indigenous experience. Billboards across Canada have been plastered with color and drama this summer as a bold new project makes a powerful statement about the Indigenous experience. Resilience, The National Billboard Exhibition Project is a monumental installation from Winnipeg-based…

July 5, 2018

Sudbury Theatre Centre is inviting submissions from writers to take part inThe PlayMine, a new initiative for theatre artists living in, or writing about, Northern Ontario. STC is thrilled to be bringing Northern Ontario theatre back into the building during its 2018.2019 season. A collaboration with Pat the Dog Theatre Creation, The PlayMine will be a series…

June 27, 2018

Celebrating its tenth anniversary with international and local musicians, the Jazz Sudbury Festival is pleased to announce its lineup for the 2018 Festival, September 5-9. Bringing worldly and refined sounds to Sudbury’s unique venues, the Jazz Sudbury Festival is Northern Ontario’s premier destination for live jazz. This year’s tenth anniversary festival will host multiple events…

June 21, 2018

Deanna Nebenionquit is an emerging Indigenous curator from Atikameksheng Anishnawbek, formerly known as Whitefish Lake First Nation. She wrote an accompanying text for Caroline Monnet’s exhibition Wanderlust, which has been presented at the GNO this spring. Excerpt: As soon as you walk into the space, you’re struck by an extremely long wall, perhaps 35 feet or…

June 21, 2018

June 1st to June 30th, 2018 Through a subversion of everyday objects that makes them non-functional, Florence Yee illustrates the challenges faced by members of ethno-cultural communities as they navigate between their identity, which is contemporary North American, and a sort of authenticity that Canadian society seems to expect. In contrast to commoditized Cantonese culture crystallized…

June 18, 2018

President Pierre Robillard is pleased to announce that the Summer Concert Series for Rayside Balfour will be one of the best. The event kicks off on Thursday June 21 with a barbeque at Cambrian Insurance (Azilda Mall) at 11:00am-3:00pm with live entertainment by Les Compagnons. And for your evening pleasure we have the Tremonics at…

June 14, 2018

It’s with heavy hearts that we announce, that for reasons beyond our control we will not be hosting the Northern Ontario Fiddle and Stepdance Championships this year. In the spirit of promoting fiddle and stepdance, we will however be hosting an evening of shows including a children’s fiddle and stepdance exhibition and the ever unique…

June 14, 2018

Local Artists Monique Legault was the winner in the third and final Art Battle contest held at Cambrian College on Wednesday June 13.  Monique won over 8 other contestants who created the best work they could in just 20 minutes.  As they work, patrons move around the easels, closely watching the creative process. The medium…