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Dennis Tourbin Members Gallery at NAC

Reception Sat 13 Dec 2014 2PM-4PM

The work in the show looks back at the past two decades of my art making. The primary focus is on the intricate yet intertwined relationship we have with nature. It also includes several works that feature architectural reliefs from buildings in St. Catharines.

The materials in the pieces include: clay, black & white photography, gum bichromate, cyanotype, oil pastels and mixed media.

– Julie Aubin


NAC’s Annual General Meeting
Sunday 14 December 2014 at 3pm
At the Niagara Artists Centre

It’s a potluck!

Don’t look back–OK make it quick, then let’s eat. Also the election of the board directors, and the presentation of the prestigious volunteer of the year award.


Saturday 13 December 2014 11AM – 5 PM
3 Bond Street (middle door), downtown St. Catharines

Please join me and my apartment-mates for our annual studio sale at 3 Bond Street in downtown St. Catharines. Drawings by Ernest Harris Jr., print work by Stephen Remus, and customized leather goods by Mike Todd will be for sale alongside some of my latest paintings. Everyone participating in the sale is a resident of 3 Bond Street.

Check out Mike’s leather wares: HERE

I’ll post my paintings a few days before the show (I’m still working on them!): HERE

Bev will be bringing her baking and Steve will be mixing up rum and egg nog. We promise there’ll be NO Xmas music!

– Melanie MacDonald


International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Wed 17 Dec 5PM at NAC


This event will provide a space for sex workers to share their experiences, including responses to Bill C-36. There will also be a collaborative discussion including allies about what can be done to end violence against sex workers.

Naomi Sayers is a sex work activist and Indigenous feminist. She is the creator of and founder of Southwestern Ontario Sex Workers. She is currently attending the common law program at the University of Ottawa. More details on the other two speakers to come!

Sarah M is a sex worker activist, student, and writer. Her work can be found in The Hamilton Spectator, Briarpatch, and on her blog at

Alex T is a sex worker, a student, and a cabaret performer. She has been active in the sex workers rights movement for more than 20 years.

Join the Facebook Event here

Donations will be accepted.
Please consider socks, underwear, chapstick, gloves, and Tim Horton’s gift cards.

Event sponsored by CUPE 4207, The Social Justice Research Institute, Sociology at Brock, Labour Studies at Brock, Women and Gender Studies at Brock, and Social Justice and Equity Studies at Brock.