ArtsNotes: Dancing Underground

(WINDSOR, ON) – Check out this week’s ACWR ArtsNotes; your weekly guide to the arts in Windsor and Essex County. Read more about the arts in the area by checking out the Arts Council Windsor and Region website.

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STUDENT EXHIBITION | WALKERVILLE COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE @ ArtSpeak Gallery   

May 16 to May 20

Students from Walkerville Collegiate Institute exhibit work they have created throughout the year …MORE

THE DROP: COMMENCEMENT @ Olde Walkerville Theatre 

Thursday, May 18 @ 7pm to 10pm

Windsor’s New Underground Dance Show Upcoming choreographers and dancers share the stage – for the first time – with professional choreographers and dancers …MORE

ORIGINALS: SONG, DANCE & POETRY @ Sho Art, Spirit & Performance 

Thursday, May 18 @ 7:30pm

A night to celebrate the new work being created in Windsor! Listen to Original music, poetry and monologues written and performed by local artists …MORE

LUV LOCAL MAKERS’ MARKET @ Walkerville Brewery  

May 19 @ 5pm to 9pm & May 20 @ 11am to 5pm

Unique, hip, creative, original, enticing, innovative, eye-catching, breathtaking, useful, fun, exciting, eco-friendly …MORE

AN EXCITING EVENING WITH MARY NEWLAND AND THE BLUE BAYOU BAND @ The Bank Theatre 

May 19 & May 20 @ 7:30pm

Mary Newland and her musical director Richard Baker have assembled a topflight band of musicians who all feel the same way about this material and are eager to share it with anyone …MORE

THE BOLT HOUSE @ Mackenzie Hall 

Show runs May 19 to May 21

The Bolt House begins with Marley’s first day at a new job, where the corporate culture leaves her dumbfounded. Together, she and her new coworkers must find a way to overcome the unique challenges of their environment …MORE

3D Selfie Booth @ Windsor International Aquatic and Training Centre 

Saturday, May 20 @ 12pm – 4pm
Join us for another edition of our 3D selfie booth in celebration of Windsor’s 125th Birthday …MORE

CITY OF WINDSOR 125TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION @ Riverfront Festival Plaza 

Saturday, May 20 @ 12pm to 4pm

To join a Community Committee to help conceive, organize and execute events and activities to celebrate Windsor’s milestone 125th Birthday in 2017 …MORE

12 ARTISTS ONLY 24 HOURS @ ArtSpeak Gallery 

Saturday, May 20 @ 6pm to 8pm

Walkerville Students have 24 hours to completely develop and create a masterpiece …MORE

ZEN O’CLOCK TIMELY GREETINGS IN WORDS & IMAGES ON CARDS AND CANVAS @ ArtSpeak Gallery 

May 22 to May 27 @ 1pm to 5pm

Illustrator Owen Swain’s upcoming show at the A.C.W.R.’s ArtSpeak Gallery will feature the following: never before seen, original illustration pages from his popular …MORE

WINDSOR POETRY SLAM FT. JOHNNY MACRAE @ Phog Lounge 

Tuesday, May 23 @ 7:30pm to 10pm

As always, two rounds of three-minute poems. All work must be original but it can be work you’ve performed before …MORE

PHIL COOPER LIVE @ Phog Lounge 

Tuesday, May 23 @ 10pm to 11:45pm

Phil is a contemporary UK singer/songwriter who has earned excellent reviews from the national press, with his thought provoking songwriting and energetic live performances drawing …MORE

CURRENT AND ONGOING @ THE GALLERIES

ARTCITE INC. –  Walks of Survivance | Lisa Myers & Farrah Miranda. Exhibition runs May 5 to June 10 ART GALLERY OF WINDSOR – Currently installing Summer 2017 Exhibitions …details

ARTSPEAK GALLERY – Student Exhibition | Walkerville Collegiate Institute. Exhibition runs May 16 to May 20 …details

GIBSON GALLERY – Fibre Content | Fibre Art Association of Ontario. Exhibition runs: May 11 to June 11 …details

LEAMINGTON ARTS CENTRE – Reach for the Sky | Group Exhibition. Exhibition runs May 2 to May 27 …details

MUDPUPPY GALLERY – The Whimsical World of Ian Jones | Featured Artist. Exhibition runs May 11 to May 25 …details

WINDSOR SANDWICH SHOP – Lake Art Studios Gallery Exhibit | Andrea Mercier & Arlene Murphy. Exhibition runs January 16 to December 31 …details

UPCOMING CALLS, AUDITIONS & JOBS

ARTS COUNCIL WINDSOR & REGION – Call to artists: Heat – Annual Members’ Exhibition | Submissions accepted: June 27 – 30th & July 4th – 7th, 2017 …details

ARTS COUNCIL WINDSOR & REGION – Job call: Program Assistant. Deadline: Friday, May 26 …details

ARTS COUNCIL WINDSOR & REGION – Call to artists: Neighbourhood Free Space – Self-directed residency | Deadline: May 19 for one ten park …details

ARTS AND CULTURAL ALLIANCE – Call to artists: Open Studio Tour | Deadline: Wednesday, May 31 …details

KINGSVILLE ART SOCIETY – Call to artists: Summer Artisan Market | Event date: July 29 & July 30, 2017 …details

ONE TEN PARK – Call to artists: MAKE: PUBLIC MailArt | Deadline: September 1, 2017 …details

SALT SPRING NATIONAL ART PRIZE – Call for artist submissions | Deadline: May 31, 2017 …details

WINDSOR PUBLIC LIBRARY – Call to artists: Exhibit your work on the WPL Community Art Wall …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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