Many artists in Durham Region will know Rory Taillon. He has been a regular performer at Slow City art events for the past few years and he is wonderful. He has moved to Ottawa but tours and he will be playing the Wave event at the Station Gallery Thursday Aug. 10.
Photographer Leif Petersen is having a solo exhibit at the Kent Farndale Gallery in Port Perry opening Aug. 26. It runs to Sept. 28, 2017. Leif is a real interesting chap with a great eye and I have worked with him in the past. It’s sometime away yet but mark it in your calendar.
Slowcity.ca is planning to stretch beyond the digital into the physical. A Slow City Folk Club is in the works and we are also re-entering the world of print. (Some of you may know SlowCity.ca began as an arts magazine). The print idea came from Chris Wunderlich who has been doing some cool video work for us. More details as we figure them out. If you are “comic-con” fan and interested in contributing or know someone we would love to have you involved.
Durham Shoestring Performers have announced their upcoming season; In (Roles We) Play in November, The Other Place in January and Girl in a Goldfish Bowl in March. Shows take place at the Arts Resource Centre in Oshawa.
Saturday Sep 9 Mary Walsh (This Hour Has 22 Minutes) will be at the Uxbridge Music Hall. Terry Fallis will be interviewing Walsh about her novel “Crying for the Moon”. This is a Blue Heron presentation as part of the Uxbridge Celebration of the Arts.
Mike and Betty McGowan will be exhibiting as part of FIXATE, presented by RAW: Toronto. Over 60 artists, fashion designers and musicians will be taking part at the event at the Mod Club Aug 17 and 18.
Annemarie Greenwood: Six mixed media works on display at Rawlicious restaurant, 120 Dundas St. W., Whitby.