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Community mourns tragic loss of arts patrons

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Community mourns tragic loss of arts patrons

Niagara is mourning the loss of Joe and Anita Robertson and their daughter Laura Robertson who died in a plane crash Monday July 30/2018. They were the only occupants of a twin-engine private aircraft which crashed on approach at an airport in Greenville, Maine around 11 a.m. They had taken off from Pembroke, ON and […]

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Exterior renovations of Roselawn revealed

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Exterior renovations of Roselawn revealed

The exterior face lift of the historic Roselawn mansion at the Roselawn Centre for the Arts in Port Colborne was revealed in a small ceremony Tuesday July 24/2018. Phase one of the project which dealt with the exterior is complete. The first phase involved replacing shingle roofing, replace built in gutters and downspouts, installing new […]

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Mayor Sendzik presents Key to the City to Norm Foster

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Mayor Sendzik presents Key to the City to Norm Foster

Mayor Walter Sendzik presented the Key to the City to internationally renowned playwright Norm Foster at the world premiere of a new Foster play at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre on Friday, July 20/2018. “The Key to the City is presented to individuals whose contributions in their career reflect positively on our city – an […]

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Exploring family history through art

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Exploring family history through art

Brock University press release – Old family photos were given new life during a special Brock workshop held last week. Fifteen young artists from St. Catharines spent the week working with Visual Arts Professor Amy Friend to explore their family history and create new works of art. During the workshop organized by Rodman Hall Art […]

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Brock Chancellor launches Indigenous film festival

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Brock Chancellor launches Indigenous film festival

Brock University press release – A strong lineup of films from around the world will highlight a new Indigenous-focused event this weekend on Manitoulin Island. The Weengushk International Film Festival (WIFF), a joint venture between Weengushk Film Institute (WFI) and Brock University, was created to highlight Indigenous talent including actors, writers, directors and filmmakers from […]

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Auditions for Brock’s new Women’s Choir open to the public

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Auditions for Brock’s new Women’s Choir open to the public

Brock University press release – Voices from the Brock and wider Niagara community will come together in harmony this fall as the Department of Music launches a new Women’s Choir. The all-female ensemble will be open by audition to Brock students as well as the general public. “I am hoping that this choir brings together […]

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