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February Featured Artist: Carol Ann King

February Featured Artist: Carol Ann King

February’s Featured Artist is C.A. (Carol Ann) King, a Brantford-based award-winning and bestselling author with over 40 books available across multiple fantasy subgenres. King was diagnosed with clinical depression after losing her mother, father and spouse over a three year period. Her feelings of stress, grief and loss created walls of sadness around her and left a strong mark on her psyche. By redirecting her emotions, she found a new passion in writing that helped her as well as her ...
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Inhale, Exhale at Brantford’s Spa!

Inhale, Exhale at Brantford’s Spa!

Escape the ordinary and treat your senses to a luxuriously ‘grand’ experience without leaving the city limits. Grand Wellness is Brantford’s premiere spa destination, situated along the picturesque Grand River.  The busyness of Christmas is behind us, the charcuterie boards are finally tucked away, and the weather isn’t about to get nicer anytime soon.  It’s the perfect time of year to schedule some much-needed self-care. In addition to their regular spa ...
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Live Music & Lunch at Beckett Centre

Live Music & Lunch at Beckett Centre

Don’t miss the Beckett Adult Leisure Centre’s special Friday series for $10 lunch and live music! Each month, the Beckett Centre, located at 219 Colborne Street, offers live music by local performers as well as a full lunch, including an entrée, side potato, vegetable, roll, dessert and coffee.  Limited seating is available for each event, so make sure to get your ticket(s) at the Beckett Adult Health Centre before they sell out. The registration deadline is the Wednesday...
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Is your 2020 Resolution Musical?

Is your 2020 Resolution Musical?

Start the New Year out right by learning a new skill that will keep you busy and fulfilled for a lifetime. If you started the New Year with the hope to learn a new musical instrument, Brantford Music Centre is the place to start.  Located at 422 Colborne Street in Brantford, the Brantford Music Centre is a family-run full-service music store serving southwestern Ontario for over 40 years. Not only does this incredible local shop sell (and rent) the industry’s top brand name products,...
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January Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

January Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our January roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly Arts & Culture e-newsletter to get these opportunities delivered straight to your email inbox so you don’t miss a thing.  Looking to join a monthly, recurring networking group? Scroll to the bottom of this blog to learn about local groups and when they meet. Do you have any great training or networking opportunities to...
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January Featured Artist: Dean Ellis

January Featured Artist: Dean Ellis

Our first Featured Artist of 2020 is Dean Ellis, an event photographer and mixed media artist who works with pen and ink, oil painting, sculpture, the occasional written piece, and anything else that “strikes [his] fancy.”  Dean has been surrounded by art and artists since he was a child – he’s a fourth generation artist – so it was no surprise that he ended up with the talent and passion for the arts. His mother was a painter and singer, and his grandmother w...
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Discover January 2020 Events in Brantford

Discover January 2020 Events in Brantford

Winter Class Registration Opens Brantford Potters Guild, 111 Sherwood dr Wednesday, January 1, 2020 All Day Admission: Free Registration Begins to sign up for winter classes for pottery making. Brantford Potters Guild website   24th Annual Mayor’s Levee Brantford and District Civic Centre, 79 Market St S. Wednesday, January 1, 2020 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Admission: Free Join Mayor Kevin Davis as Brantford welcomes 2020! Enjoy lunch with a free community skate from 12:00 ...
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