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Issue #3 Release Party
Saturday 17 May 9PM
Dennis Tourbin Members Gallery at NAC

Crewzine is Canada’s Own Skateboard Newspaper. Celebrating the release of Crewzine’s third issue, this event will be a multimedia mashup event. The event will be a newspaper release party, a video premier, an art show, & a photo show, all in one. The Art & Photo shows will be put on by the same people involved with the Newspaper. Jeffery Coopman from St.Catharines & Niagara Fall’s own, Trevor Rivard will have their new age, tattoo, skateboarding, hardcore inspired art on display. Also, Lee Superka and Mike Graveline’s Photography will be on display, feature photography from their past year’s travels around North America.

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Soirée des Refusés 

Sunday 25 May 2014 8PM-10PM
Niagara Artists Centre – free event

An off-site local cultural event featuring a diverse array of poets from across the country. Hosted by Gregory Betts (Brock) and Tanis MacDonald (Wilfrid Laurier). All are welcome to attend and hear some boundary-breaking readings. Niagara Artists Centre, 354 St. Paul Street, in downtown St. Catharines. Sunday 25 May 8pm-10pm. No Cover.
Gregory Betts and Tanis MacDonald
Nathan Dueck
Natalee Caple
Charmaine Cadeau
Peter Midgley 
Shannon Maguire
Phoebe Wang
James O’Sullivan 
Andy Weaver
Colin Martin
Eric Schmaltz
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aMUSE Collected – the 1970s

Presented by the St.Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre
Saturday 24 May at 7PM at Mahtay Café & Lounge, 241 St. Paul Street
Suggested donation $5

The St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre is pleased to announce that the second season of the aMUSE event series will begin on Saturday 24 May at Mahtay Café and Lounge.

There will be four installments of aMUSE in 2014. The second event is scheduled for 21 June, while the third and fourth events will take place on 1 and 29 November, all at Mahtay. The pop-up exhibits will feature artifacts collected by the Museum during a specific time period, hence this year’s theme: collected.

Artifacts collected by the Museum in the 1970’s will be on display at the May 24 event, while items collected in the 1980’s and 1990’s will be the focus of the June 21 and November 1 events. Objects collected by the Museum in the 21st century will be on display at the final event on November 29. Each exhibit will also include photographs of happenings in the City drawn from the St. Catharines Standard Collection.

“Our pop-up exhibits are a new, innovative way to see and interact with the St. Catharines Museum’s collection” says Kathleen Powell, Curator and Supervisor of Historical Services for the City of St. Catharines. “The new, social museum experience is another way of connecting the public with the resources that the museum houses and protects.”

The 2014 season of aMUSE also features musical performances by local artists. Our superb line-up features Fox Trail (24 May), Aaron Berger and the Blue Stars (21 June), Whiney Pea (1 November) and Brittany Brooks (29 November). Anchoring the music for our entire series this year is the quintessentially cool DJ Marinko, who will be spinning at every event.

Doors open for each event at 7PM. There is a suggested donation of $5 at the door and space is limited. For more information, check out aMUSE’s Facebook page or visit us on the web at www.stcatharines/amuse

aMUSE is a new and innovative, one night only, pop-up museum experience
presented by the St. Catharines Museum & Welland Canals Centre. aMUSE brings items from the collection out into a social atmosphere where the public can view, discuss, interact and share their stories about the items in the museum’s collection.