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Niagara College graphic grad students strut their designs

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Niagara College graphic grad students strut their designs

Graduates of Niagara College’s (NC) three-year Graphic Design program will celebrate the end of the year by staging two separate shows of their impressive work this weekend. The event – Niagara College Graphic Design (G)Rad Show – will start on Friday, April 21 at the TAG Art Gallery, downtown St. Catharines. Industry representatives from the […]

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Arts in Medicine program unites creativity and caring

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Arts in Medicine program unites creativity and caring

Gift of $40,000 funds art program at Walker Family Cancer Centre In February, Niagara Health’s Walker Family Cancer Centre officially launched a new program called Arts in Medicine thanks to a donation of $40,000 gifted by Val Fleming. The program aims to positively engage with patients and caregivers by providing the opportunity to explore creativity […]

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TD Niagara Jazz Festival kicks off their Canada 150 Celebration

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TD Niagara Jazz Festival kicks off their Canada 150 Celebration

On Thursday, April 6th, the TD Niagara Jazz Festival launches its 4th season early with a Canada 150 Celebration kick off. The initiative is called: LIVE LEARN JAZZ: A Canadiana Suite. The LIVE LEARN JAZZ Program is a satellite project of the TD Niagara Jazz Festival that was started as a lead up to the […]

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Canadian Author Series hosting Giller Prize finalist Zoe Whittall

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Canadian Author Series hosting Giller Prize finalist Zoe Whittall

The next author to take the stage at Roselawn Centre for the Arts in Port Colborne is the 2016 Giller Prize finalist Zoe Whittall. She will be showcasing her new book The Best Kind of People Thursday March 30 at the popular author series. A press release from the Canadian Author Series said “Whittall’s contemporary, […]

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Niagara Jazz Festival wins Best New Festival in Ontario Award

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Niagara Jazz Festival wins Best New Festival in Ontario Award

At the March 2017 conference of Festival and Events Ontario, TD Niagara Jazz Festival was awarded the Best New Festival in Ontario Award for organizations with budgets of $100,000 to $500,000. Festival co-creators Juliet Dunn and Peter Shea proudly accepted the award handed out by the provincial association that recognizes industry festival and events leaders […]

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Author Craig Davidson comes to Port Colborne Thursday

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Author Craig Davidson comes to Port Colborne Thursday

The Canadian Authors Series continues on February 23rd with Craig Davidson presenting Precious Cargo, a heartfelt, funny and surprising memoir about one year spent driving a bus full of children with special needs. With his last novel, Cataract City, Davidson was nominated for the Giller Prize and established himself as one of Canada’s most talented […]

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