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Feb
14
Sat
2015
Commemorate! Creation @ The Bluffs Gallery
Feb 14 @ 13:00 – 16:00

Let you imagination run wild with artist and Art Gallery of Ontario educator Karen Harkins for a day of creating colourful collages and building “Real McCoy” machines from found objects, as inspired by abstract and densely coloured works of African-American artist Alma Thomas, and the revolutionary inventions of Canadian- American inventor and engineer Elijah McCoy.

Feb
17
Tue
2015
Commemorate! Theatre
Feb 17 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Watch and participate as award-winning multi-disciplinary artist, producer, and director Amani animates the Gallery with a series of theatrical and poetic vignettes from her one-woman performance piece, What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You, with exiting interactive elements.

Feb
24
Tue
2015
Commemorate! Music
Feb 24 @ 18:00 – 20:00

Be inspired by professional musician and social activist Archie Alleyne and artist, TV personality, and The Known Unknown Founder Tika Simone – two music icons, both Toronto and internationally, as they engage in candid and insightful conversations about their careers as seasoned musicians and as champions of emerging youth talents.

Caribbean Flair Catering comes back to provide a great sampler of Caribbean cuisine.

Mar
9
Mon
2015
Unsung Sheroes @ Scarborough Arts
Mar 9 @ 10:00 – Mar 31 @ 17:00

Stand up, celebrate and the everyday Sheroe with the launch of our exhibit Unsung Sheroes, a thought provoking and emotional collection of works be Toronto and Scarborough- based artists showcasing a wide spectrum of Sheroeism and the invaluable, often under recognized and under-appreciated ways that women make the world go round.

 

Exhibiting artists include Afsaneh Shafai, Tara Dorey, Dania Ansari, Irit Epstein, Joylyn Chai, Luanne Maskell, Margaret Chown, Marilyn Walsh, Marnie White, Patricia Goudie, Patrice S-B, Samira El- Kassis, Virginia Tran.

Tamla Matthews- Morgan, Curator

Mar
13
Fri
2015
Unsung Sheroes: Lunch and Learn @ The Bluffs Gallery
Mar 13 @ 12:00 – 14:00
Unsung Sheroes: Lunch and Learn @ The Bluffs Gallery | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: Carole Staveley, Author of Not Lying Down: accomplish great things despite insurmountable challenges

Scarborough Arts welcomes author Carole Stavely to share and inspire with her personal wisdom and successes as illustrated in her book Not Lying Down, a motivational story about successfully navigating through chronic pain and significant challenges to accomplish great,sometimes unimaginable things. Catered buffet lunch provided by Caribbean Flair.

During this event, arts & crafts and snacks for school-aged children is available with advance registration.

Apr
1
Wed
2015
Rejuvenation @ Bridgepoint Active Health Centre
Apr 1 @ 00:00 – Jun 30 @ 00:00

Scarborough Arts member David Brandy is featured in the “Rejuvenation” exhibit at the Bridgepoint Active Health Centre.

Located at Gerrard and the Don Valley Parkway, the gallery is in the beautifully restored Don Jail, which is now serving as administrative office space for the hospital.

Check out the show, it runs from April to June!

Apr
7
Tue
2015
Bright Flight – Visual Arts Exhibitions @ The Bluffs Gallery
Apr 7 @ 00:00 – Apr 28 @ 00:00
Bright Flight - Visual Arts Exhibitions @ The Bluffs Gallery | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

Scarborough Arts members will showcase visual arts pieces that illuminate the theme Bright Flight through colour, light, texture, and content. Exhibiting artists include: Craig Caucasian, Margaret Chown, Tiffany Dawe, Shirley Delang, Cheryl Duggan, Shakil Akram Khan, Lowell Lo, Leah Marcoux, Jane Orr Novotny, Rita-Anne Piquet, and Grazyna Grace Stryjek. Sheila Thadani, a long-time Scarborough Arts member, will also have a mini-exhibition of select works as our April Member of the Month.

This exhibition is part of our April event series Bright Flight: An Exploration of Spring and Colour, an exciting and eclectic mix of events that celebrate our members and our anticipation of the spring season.

All month long, The Bluffs Gallery will host a series of free events, including visual arts exhibitions, an opening reception and open mic night, a lunch and learn, and a paint night. We hope to see you at one or all of these events!

Apr
10
Fri
2015
Bright Flight – Opening Reception & Open Mic Night @ The Bluffs Gallery
Apr 10 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Bright Flight - Opening Reception & Open Mic Night @ The Bluffs Gallery | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

Celebrate with us as we welcome the month with an Opening Reception and Open Mic Night hosted by award-winning spoken word artist Patrick de Belen. We will put a spotlight on our exhibiting visual artists as well as on the variety of storytellers, and multi-generational performers who will grace the stage that evening, including classical singer Jonathan Lee; EAST Collective artists Seth Dyer and Jermain Jordan; and Scarborough Seniors Write literary artists Angelina Reyesand Joan Little. Refreshments will be served.

Arts and crafts activities for school-aged children will also be available at this event free of charge with advance registration! Contact Susan at 416-698-7322 or susan [at] scarborougharts [dot] com during regular business hours and let us know how many children you will be bringing.

This exhibition is part of our April event series Bright Flight: An Exploration of Spring and Colour, an exciting and eclectic mix of events that celebrate our members and our anticipation of the spring season.

All month long, The Bluffs Gallery will host a series of free events, including visual arts exhibitions, an opening reception and open mic night, a lunch and learn, and a paint night. We hope to see you at one or all of these events!

Apr
28
Tue
2015
Bright Flight – Paint Night @ The Bluffs Gallery
Apr 28 @ 18:00 – 20:30
Bright Flight - Paint Night @ The Bluffs Gallery | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

Paint your heart out at Paint Night, an unpredictable evening of adventures in painting. We invite painters in oil, gouache, and watercolour of all skill levels to paint their own unique interpretation of the theme, Bright Flight. Special guests for the evening include our host,G5 Canadian Urban’s Jase Cozmic, who will also provide a groovy mix of funk tunes that will make the building vibrate with sound; and Artist Facilitator Andy Fabo who will facilitate the evening’s painting activities. Paint Night is sponsored by Steam Whistle Brewery and Konzelmann Estate Winery. This is a 19+ event. Refreshments will be served and there will be provision for some art materials. Registration for this event is required.

All events are free! Make sure to reserve your spot at these events by contacting Susan at 416-698-7322 or susan [at] scarborougharts [dot] com. For the latest updates on these events, visit our Facebook event page.

This exhibition is part of our April event series Bright Flight: An Exploration of Spring and Colour, an exciting and eclectic mix of events that celebrate our members and our anticipation of the spring season.

All month long, The Bluffs Gallery will host a series of free events, including visual arts exhibitions, an opening reception and open mic night, a lunch and learn, and a paint night. We hope to see you at one or all of these events!

May
22
Fri
2015
Sensory @ Mod Club
May 22 @ 20:00 – May 23 @ 00:00

Scarborough Arts member David Brandy is one of the RAW: Natural Born Artists, hand selected by the international independent arts organization, in the one night event “Sensory”. “Sensory” will showcase independent creatives in visual art, film, fashion, music, hair & makeup, photography, models and performing art.

Tickets for the event are $15 in advance and $20 at the door at the Mod Club (722 College St., Toronto). Event starts at 8:oo pm to 12:00 am.

*Event is 19+ and dress code is cocktail attire*



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