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PRAC Updates September 22, 2020


PRAC Membership taken out between now and December 31 buys you 2021 as well.
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St. Francis Centre


St. Francis Centre 10th Anniversary Virtual Season Launch

Saturday, September 26 @ 7 p.m. 
Virtual Event (Online)

Join celebrity hosts Geri Hall (This Hour has 22 Minutes) and Gary Pearson (The Second City & Mad TV) for a virtual celebration of the amazing line-up of shows as part of the St. Francis Centre’s 10th Anniversary Season.  
Featured performers include The Young Novelists, Avery Raquel, and Twin Flames, plus you’ll also get a glimpse of the other great shows and events coming in 2020/2021. From amazing concerts, live theatre, and comedic variety performances, to fun family programming and thought-provoking films, this season is sure to have it all. So grab your favourite beverage, perhaps some cheese & grapes, or some fancy hors d’oeuvres, and settle in for an amazing show.  Watch online at Facebook.com/myajax or YouTube.com/thetownofajax

Indie Authors Gathered Around Pickering

By Angie Littlefield

Upcoming with more news to follow: Sheila Tucker will host a Zoom book talk and meeting about themes in her memoir Rag Dolls and Rage on October 14 at 7 pm. 
 
And finally, a long Durham reach out to British Columbia! Author Amanda Hale, who usually lives part of the year in Toronto with the authors gathered around Durham (when there’s not an ongoing pandemic). Amanda launched podcasts that have a nexus to her novel The Mad Hatter. Here are links to podcast one and four to pique your interest:  https://www.amandahale.com/project/podcast-one/ and https://www.goodreads.com/author_blog_posts/20240585-podcast-4-nameless-faceless

Experience Ajax


September usually marks the end of summer vacations and the beginning of getting back to a normal routine of school and work. But what does this fall have in store for us given the current state of affairs?
Read more on page 9 of ArtScene HERE.
Victoria County Studio Tour – Kawartha Lakes
Sept.26-27 and Oct. 3-4 from 10am-5pm
www.vcstudiotour.com
705-887-2229
This year, we have 23 artists at 16 studio locations. Covid 19 policies in place. Several of our artists will be open Sept.28-Oct.2 by appointment only.

Upcoming Art Shows and Studio Tours


Annual Arthur Show by the Scarborough Art Guild
Sept. 25 to Oct 25, 2020
Art Guild of Scarborough
The Annual Arthur Show will be here on our Facebook page HERE.

Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery

Soft re-opening, part of the Georgina Studio Tour September 26 & 27
www.gacag.com
  • 149 High St, Sutton

Victoria County Studio Tour – Kawartha Lakes
Sept.26-27 and Oct. 3-4 from 10am-5pm
www.vcstudiotour.com
705-887-2229
This year, we have 23 artists at 16 studio locations. Covid 19 policies in place. Several of our artists will be open Sept.28-Oct.2 by appointment only.

Workshops


Soapstone Carving Workshop with Peter Martin
Saturday, September 26, 2020 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
A Gift of Art
  • 187 King Ave. E., Newcastle
905.987.2264
gallery@agiftof-art.com
https://agiftof-art.com/project/september-26-introduction-to-soapstone-carving-workshop-for-adults-with-peter-martin-ages-13/ 
Arts on Fire Ajax
Session 1 Schedule 2020
  • 172 Harwood Ave S Suite 206, Ajax, ON L1S 2H7
905.903.3675
https://www.artsonfireajax.com

Town of Ajax

Virtual Spirit Walk – Defence Industries Limited (D.I.L)
Join us online September 25 at 8 p.m. and take a step back in time to discover Ajax’s rich history and heritage. Begin the tour through our interactive map from the comfort of your home. ‘Spirits’ will visit participants’ screens and share information about Defence Industries Limited, the largest munition plant in the British Empire.
https://events.ajax.ca/default/Detail/2020-09-25-2000-Virtual-Spirit-Walk-Defence-Industries-Limited-DIL
 

Scugog Arts Hub

Theatre on the Ridge
Presents A Return to Pine Grove Plots
Satuarday, Sept 26 3 to 4 pm
https://culturedays.ca/en/events/4d0ca182-9656-43e3-b579-451a25bb3ced?fbclid=IwAR0WJDZiglDrvEy_gqpSdB6ZxVkO-6boUq6DQ-Rm9rEBWswttJovZLrVlDw

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This image was painted by Ramona Marquez-Ramraj a Durham Region artist and a member of the PineRidge Arts Council. We are looking for people like you who care about their local community and enjoy the arts.

Find out how you can support local artists in Durham Region today.
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