Thursday, May 29, 2008

CRAFTY HAPPENING: spOtlight: Ontario's first Celebrate Our Artists weekend festival

Thanks to Natalie and Elena for bringing this event to our attention...

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about spOtlight:
Details about spOtlight: Ontario's first Celebrate Our Artists weekend festival, Friday June 6 to Sunday June 8, 2008 are now available at or through the Ontario Arts Council website at More than 100 free arts activities will take place in Cambridge, Guelph, Kitchener, Stratford and Waterloo.

festival launch:
Join us for the festival kick-off at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 6, in Kitchener's Victoria Park.

Aileen Carroll, Minister of Culture, will launch the spOtlight: weekend. Carl Zehr, Mayor of Kitchener will unveil and dedicate The Luggage Project by artist Ernest Daetwyler.

There will also be special opening welcome by Dan Secord, Anishnabe from the Mississauga Nation of New Credit, a performance by Blue Stone Cloud Drum group, followed by performances from Our World Festival of Music.

Throughout the weekend, experience the arts, learn more about the creative process, and meet the artists and arts organizations that make these communities and their neighbourhoods thrive.

Go to for details. Please note that some events have limited seating, pre-registration may be required.


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