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Ornette: Made in America
Film Screening & Discussion with David Lee
Author of The Battle of the Five Spot

Thomas Craig Oliver Rooftop Terrace
Thursday 30 July 2015 / Doors at 8:30PM / Screening at 9PM
PWYC (suggested $10)

David Lee presents the new edition of his acclaimed book on Ornette Coleman, The Battle of the Five Spot. His talk will be followed by a showing of the newly remastered Shirley Clarke film Ornette: Made in America.

Ornette: Made in America (1985)
Directed by Shirley Clarke
85 minutes

Far From Ordinary:
A Series of Dreamscapes Made with Very Precise Slices

By Emily Andrews
Dennis Tourbin Members Gallery at NAC
Saturday 8 August 7PM

Local multimedia artist, Emily Andrews will be showcasing her most recent exhibition, Far From Ordinary at Niagara Artists Centre in St. Catharines on Saturday, August 8, 2015. Emily Andrews is a Niagara Falls based visual artist, actress, and musician who has been involved in various artistic projects in the community over the past six years. A graduate of Brock University with a BA in visual arts, Andrews was one of the artists in residence chosen by the Ontario Trillium Foundation in 2012 and was last year’s recipient of the Allister Young Arts & Culture Endowment Fund.

Far From Ordinary: A Series of Dreamscapes Made with Very Precise Slices, is the second solo exhibition for Andrews and includes a collection of surrealistic scenes in the form of hand-cut photo collages.  These intricately crafted pieces explore a whole new level of phantasmagoria that balances on the line of reality and imagination.  Far From Ordinary will be on display at the Niagara Artists Centre from 8 August to 21 August. The opening reception will be on Saturday 8 August at Niagara Artists Centre (354 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines), beginning at 7pm. Local musicians, Ethereal Wildlife, Thunderclap!, and Joel van Vliet will provide live entertainment.

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Catherine Street Park Mural Project
Deadline: Monday 17 August 4PM

The City of St. Catharines invites Niagara based artists and artist-led teams to submit an original design for a new community mural project to be completed as a Culture Days activity at Catherine Street Park. The successful design will be executed by the artist along with community members and will be maintained by the City of St. Catharines for a minimum of five years


For more information, please contact:
Jennifer Tupling, Culture Coordinator
Parks, Recreation and Culture Department
320 Geneva St.
St. Catharines, ON L2N 2G6
Tel: 905.688.5601 x5244