ArtsNotes: Plein Air And Wind

By Jordan Worsell-Collins

(WINDSOR, ON) – Check out this week’s ACWR ArtsNotes, your weekly guide to arts in Windsor and Essex County.

Read more about the arts in our area by checking out the Arts Council Windsor and Region online.

Submitting to ArtsNotes? Would you like your arts-related event, exhibition, performance, concert to appear in ArtsNotes or the Community Calendar? Submit your event through the Community Calendar by Monday at 5:00 pm.

ZOETIC MONUMENTS: NARRATIVE PORTRAITURE | MELISSA  MARCHANT & LAURA SERVICE @ Artspeak Gallery
April 6 to April 11 @ 1pm to 5pm
Reception: Saturday, April 11 @ 7pm to 10pm
This exhibition experiments with story-telling through painted portraits of fictionalized characters …MORE

METAMORPHOUS – AN EXHIBITION OF LIGHT AND DARKNESS | BRIANA BENORE @ Milk Coffee Bar
Exhibition runs until April 16
Reception: Friday, April 10 @ 7pm
For the next few weeks, the popular downtown cafe Milk Coffee Bar will have its walls festooned with psychedelic colours, popular 60s and 70s icons …MORE

WINDSOR ESSEX PLEIN AIR SOCIETY GROUP EXHIBITION @ Essex County Library
April 1 to May 31
Fourteen artists from the Windsor & Essex County Plein Air Artist group display studio work, sculpture, printmaking, and plein air …MORE

SPRING CHORAL CELEBRATION CONCERT @ Assumption Hall
Wednesday, April 8 @ 7:30pm
University Singers, Prof. Richard Householder, director Assumption Hall, 2nd floor, 400 Huron Church Rd. (former Assumption University Chapel). TICKETS: Adults/Seniors $10; Students (with ID) $5 …MORE

REDUCTIVE WOODCUT CLASS @ Levigator Press
Class runs: April 10, April 17, and April 24 @ 2pm to 5pm
Reductive woodcut is a full colour printing method in which each successive layer of colour is carved and printed from a single sheet of wood. In this three-session class you will design and create an edition of six woodblock prints …MORE

UNIVERSITY WIND ENSEMBLE @ Walkerville Collegiate High School
Friday, April 10 @ 7:30pm
For eight fantastic years JEFF NELSEN toured and recorded as the hornist for world famous Canadian Brass before setting out as a soloist performing concerti with orchestra, and delivering engaging recitals on five continents …MORE

SUDDENLY, LAST SUMMER @ The KordaZone Theatre
Sow runs: April 10 to April 18
A young woman is institutionalized and threatened with lobotomy for revealing the horrifying truths of her Cousin Sebastian’s death. His wealthy, twisted mother resorts to bribery and extortion in order to stop the girl’s “obscene babbling” …MORE

UNIVERSITY PLAYERS PRESENTS: THE NERD @ Essex Hall Theatre
Saturday, March 28 @ 9pm to 2am
In the small town of Terre Haute, Indiana, an aspiring architect is nestled snugly into his normal life. That is, until the day of his 34th birthday, when he receives a visit from a man he’s never met, but who once saved his life in Vietnam …MORE

FEARLESS PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP: MASTER THE MENTAL GAME @ Music Building, University of Windsor
Saturday, April 11 @ 10am to 4pm
Come join me in learning about our fears in performance and in life. All ages – All levels – All instruments are welcome! …MORE

RUSSEL DECARLE TRIO @ The Bank Theatre
Saturday, April 11 @ 7pm
In a first time joint fundraising effort Kingsville Folk Music Festival & The Bank Theatre will present 6 time Juno winner Russell deCarle with his Trio at the beautifully renovated Bank Theatre and Meeting Place …MORE

AND THE KIDS & FUTURE STATE LIVE @ Phog Lounge
Saturday, April 11 @ 9:30pm
Turn to Each Other is more than an album title: it’s a statement of fact for And the Kids, an indie-pop band from Northampton, Mass., whose bond — as musicians, friends and creative foils — is as tight as they come …MORE

CURRENT AND ONGOING @ THE GALLERIES

ART GALLERY OF WINDSOR – Border Cultures: Part Three. Exhibition runs January 31 to May 10 …details

ARTSPEAK GALLERY – Zoetic Monuments: Narrative Portraiture | Melissa Marchant & Laura Service. Exhibition runs April 6 to April 11. Reception: Saturday, April 11 @ 7pm …details

GIBSON GALLERY – Belle Vue and the Reynolds Sisters | Belle Vue Cultural Centre. Exhibition runs March 26 to April 16 …details

LEAMINGTON ARTS CENTRE – You’re the Heart of our Success | Juried Student Art Show. Exhibition runs March 31 to April 25. Receptions: April 9 & April 10 @ 7pm …details

MUDPUPPY GALLERY – Watercolour World. Exhibitions runs April 1 to April 26. Reception: Sunday, April 12 @ 2pm to 4pm …details

MILK COFFEE BAR- 13th Annual Smog Fest Art Exhibition and Silent Auction. Exhibition runs April 1 to April 30 …details

SERBIAN HERITAGE MUSEUM – Winter Art Exhibition | Local Artists of Serbian Heritage. Exhibition runs: February 11 to May 29 …details

UPCOMING CALLS, AUDITIONS & JOBS

ARTS COUNCIL WINDSOR & REGION – Call for Arts Promotional Materials …details

ARTS SOCIETY OF KINGSVILLE – Call to Artists: “Just Ask” Members’ Show | Deadline: Wednesday, April 15 …details

CITY OF WINDSOR – Call for Submissions: Arts, Culture, & Heritage Fund | Deadline: Friday, April 17 …details

DETROIT CONTEMPORARY – Call for Entries: Exhibitions at Detroit Culture Club | Deadline: Monday, April 13 …details

ENCORE PRODUCTIONS – Casting Call: The French Connection Tour …details

FOGOLAR FLEA MARKET- Call for Vendors …details

LEYDAN GALLERY – Call for Submissions: 2015 LeyDan Award | Deadline: Saturday, April 18 @ 10pm …details

NANCY JOHNS GALLERY – Call for Submissions: 16×32 Show | Drop-off dates: May 19 and May 20, 2015 @ 10am to 6pm …details

TECUMSEH BIA – Call for Banner Submissions: A Gallery Without Walls | Deadline: April 17, 2015 …details

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About the Author

Jordan Worsell-Collins
Jordan is passionate about arts and culture as well as community outreach. She is the assistant outreach co-ordinator for the Arts Council Windsor and Region and is currently serving as president of Vanguard: Youth Arts Collective. Email Jordan Worsell-Collins
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