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 ARTS NOTES
 July 29 to August 5 2014
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  ARTSPEAK GALLERY This Week
 
FAVOURED OBJECTS BY SASHA OPEIKO AND MARTIN STEVENS
  Exhibition Runs: July 28 to August 4, 2014
Reception: Saturday, August 2 @ 7:30pm 

What is a favoured object? How do we decide that some piece of junk should be brought to the other for inspection
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Windsor&Region This Week

TRACING THE BODY @ one ten park: A Working Space 


July 11 to August 24 @ 6pm to 8pm
Upcoming Performances: August 7th and August 14th (4-7pm)
Tracing the Body is a series of performances by artist Collette Broeders that map the body through mark making exploring the physical boundaries of the space it fills ...MORE
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JUST ME | BEVERLEE WILLIAMS @ Mudpuppy Gallery

 
Exhibition runs: July 30 to August 31
Reception: Sunday, August 10 - 2pm to 4pm

Gallery open Wednesday to Sunday. Mudpuppy Gallery is an
artist co-op style gallery which offers an opportunity for local artists to showcase their own artwork ...MORE
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THE ART OF MARY KENDRICK @ Mudpuppy Gallery 

Exhibition runs: July 30 to August 31
Reception: Sunday, August 10 - 2pm to 4pm
Gallery open Wednesday to Sunday. Mudpuppy Gallery is an
artist co-op style gallery which offers an opportunity for local artists to showcase their own artwork ...MORE
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AUGUST ART EXTRAVAGANZA @ Mudpuppy Gallery

Exhibition runs: July 31 to August 31 
This month is Mudpuppy Gallery’s August Art Extravaganza. This is an open exhibit that includes both artwork and hand-crafted pieces by numerous artists and crafters 
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WWE'S HARDCORE LEGEND MICK FOLEY  @ The Comedy Quarry 

Thursday, July 31 @ 7:00pm
The Comedy Quarry in Windsor, ON welcomes WWE’s Hardcore Legend, Mick Foley. His multi-faceted career has seen Foley turn from 3-time WWE champion to 2-time New York Times #1 best-selling author ...MORE  

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THE ISLAND UNPLUGGED MUSIC FESTIVAL @ Pelee Island

August 2 and 3 @ 1pm to 11pm
The Island Unplugged is a family friendly music and arts festival-taking place in the heart of rural Pelee Island ...MORE

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PELEE ISLAND MUSIC SERIES @ The Quarry
 
Sunday, August 3 @ 5:30pm to 7:15pm
Acclarion are amazing. The duet consists of accordion & clarinet & they do their own arrangements of the classics with a deep perception of the timbre of their instruments 
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BLOOMFIELD HOUSE FUNDRAISER: BEATUY AND THE BEATS @ Mackenzie Hall

Sunday, August 3 @ 12:30pm - 4:00pm
The Bloomfield House is hosting a fun fundraiser that will feature many talented artists including belly dancers, drummers and poets 
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INTUNE MUSIC + ART SUMMER CAMP #2: IN THE GARDEN | AGES 4-6 @ InTune

Camp Runs: August 4 to August 8

REGISTER NOW!
This week is all about the plants and critters that thrive in the garden! Kids will have the opportunity to get musical and crafty with various instruments and art materials as we explore different elements of the garden each day 
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SCRIPTED COTTAGE CITY KIDS PRESENTS: VIDEO PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP @Artspeak Gallery 

Camp runs: August 5 to August 8
Join Media Performance Artist Christie Nelson for 4 days of fun, August 5th to 8th at ArtSpeak Gallery located at 1942 Wyandotte Street 9am to 4pm. Boys and girls age 5 to 14
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DOWNTOWN WINDSOR FARMERS MARKET @ Charles Clark Square

Every Saturday starting May 31 to October 11 2014
Our focus is locally grown produce, hand-made products, delicious prepared foods and fantastic live music 
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FORD CITY FARMERS MARKET @ 1168 Drouillard Road

Every Sunday until September 21
The Ford City Market will feature a variety of products including produce, flea market items, artisan wears, and live entertainment 
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  UPCOMING CALLS, AUDITIONS & JOBS 
HARVESTING THE FAM FESTIVALCall for artists, musicians, and designers | Deadline August 16, 2014
NEIGHBOURHOOD SPACES SYMPOSIUM - Call for submissions: papers, presentations, proposals | Deadline: September 1, 2014
ART GALIA -  Call to artists for its tenth Anniversary Festivities (Oct 4) | Deadline September 12 2014
EYE 4 ARTCall for submissions | Deadline September 22 and September 23 
2014 RBC AWARD FOR GLASS & WINIFRED SHANTZ AWARD FOR CERAMICS -Call for submissions | Deadline: October 3 2014
CITY OF WINDSOR - For Sale: Theatre Stage Extension | Deadline October 7, 2014 
WALKERVILLE ARTIST COOP - Attention Local Musicians and Published Authors - sell your books and CDs at Walkerville Artist Coop
OPTIMISTE COMMUNITY CENTRE - Call for specialty Art Instructor 
CITY OF WINDSOR - Our Space -  Call for Appllcations   
GIBSON GALLERY - Call for Exhibition Submissions 2015 season 
  CURRENT AND ONGOING @ THE GALLERIES
AGW - David Thauberger: Road Trips & Other Diversions and We Won't Compete. Exhibition runs June 28 to September 21 2014
ARTCITE - "anwemaythink" | Scott Carruthers & "CAPUT MORTUUM" | Sasha Opeiko. Exhibition runs June 6 to August 2 2014.
ARTSPEAK GALLERY Favoured Objects | Sasha Opeiko and Martin Stevens. Exhibition runs July 28 to August 4
GIBSON GALLERY - INsideOUT | Lori Comerford. Exhibition runs July 7 to August 3, 2014
LEAMINGTON ARTS CENTRE - Stan Begeron | W.F. Stidworth and Nature's Wonders | eScapes Photography/Vicki McKay. Exhibitions run July 2 to August 2, 2014
MUDPUPPY GALLERY - The Art of Mary Kendrick, Just Me | Beverlee Williams, and August Art Extravaganza. Exhibitions run July 30 to August 31 
WALKERVILLE ARTISTS' COOP - Photographic Exhibition | Jamie Baxter. Exhibition runs July 24-31 (reception July 25 at 7:00pm)

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  WALKERVILLE'S BIG DIG!
 

Notice to all ArtSpeak Gallery artists, visitors, participants, community members etc!
Walkerville is undergoing a face-lift! The blocks of Wyandotte Street East from Argyle Rd to Lincoln Rd will be under construction for the next few months with completion in October 2014 ...MORE 
 
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  NEIGHBOURHOOD SPACES SYMPOSIUM
 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Neighbourhood Spaces is excited to announce a call for submissions of papers, and panel topics for the upcoming Neighbourhood Spaces Symposium. The Symposium will take place Nov 14, 15,16  of 2014, in Windsor, ON, Canada 
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  AVAILABLE WEEK @ ARTSPEAK GALLERY
 

Looking for a space? ArtSpeak Gallery is now available August 17-24 2014
Our 570 square foot space with street access is available for weekly or daily rental for exhibitions, readings, screenings, concerts and meetings 
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  ACWR IN-OFFICE RESOURCE LIBRARY LAUNCH
 

Arts Council Windsor & Region has officially launched a brand new In-Office Resource Library!
The In-Office Library offers free handouts to the community at large & larger publications available for sign-out by ACWR smART Card holders 
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