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In historic Heliconian Hall, at 35 Hazelton Avenue, a group of seven photographic artists will join together with professional dancers, poets, and musicians to present an afternoon of visual art and performances in response to the photographs presented.
The photographic artists whose works are being presented are: Linda Briskin, Simone Creed, Sue Ennis, Kye Marshall, Mary Perdue, Jana Skarecky, and Patricia Stamp.
Performances will start at 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm and feature Jasmine D’Costa, Angela Blumberg, Kye Marshall, and Yui Ugai.
“Encounters with Light” runs from May 1 to 22.
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.
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!
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*