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The Community section lists the latest news, events, jobs, auditions, calls for submissions, funding opportunities, workshops, classified listings, and more from our members and the arts community.

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CREATIVITY COACHING PROGRAM

Thu 01 Sep, 2016 - Member News

CREATIVITY COACHING PROGRAM:

Whether you're just starting out in the arts or already a seasoned painter, writer or performer, you're likely grappling with lack of time, survival issues, creative blocks or other concerns - on top of everything else that life throws at you. A creativity coach can help you work through these obstacles in pursuit of a meaningful, productive life in the arts.

I'm offering free creativity coaching sessions this fall, via email or by phone, as part of my certification training through the Creativity Coaching Association. You can choose what we focus on, with the option of including any of the topics listed below.

If you'd like to register, please email me at clare.thorbes@gmail.com. I'd love to work with you!

September 19, 2016: Six weeks of coaching for writers. Resistance to writing; picking and protecting your writing space; craft; who's who in publishing.

October 31: Six weeks of coaching for visual artists. Artist's identity; rekindling desire; mindfully dealing with circumstances; subject matter and meaning; art-making as calling; art marketplace relationships.

December 12: Four weeks of coaching for dancers, actors, comics. Identifying as a performer; turning ordinary situations into performances; types of performances; performers and criticism; handling performance anxiety; performers' relationships.

ABOUT THE COACH: I am an exhibiting visual artist who has performed as an amateur musician, studied dance and explored creative writing. I worked as a journalist, editor, librarian and job coach before returning to painting full-time.

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the lawn chair soirée

Start Date: Thu 15 Sep, 2016
End Date: Thu 15 Sep, 2016

Community Events

the lawn chair soirée

@ Chez Boris 5151 av. Parc
19h - 21h

Join us for an evening of words and laughter (and tantalizing doughnuts - and other delicious food)

Brad MacDonald, Guest MC / maître de cérémonie invitée

Invited Guests / Invitees: Paule Guérard, Leigh Kotsilidis, Joshua Levy, Jeffrey Mackie

Joignez-nous pour une soirée de mots et de rire (et des beignets alléchants)

Micro Overt / Open Mic
For more information: Jan - lawnchairsoiree@gmail.com
a Face Book event

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MWOS Auditions 2016

Tue 30 Aug, 2016 - Calls for Submissions


The Montreal West-End Operatic Society will spice up your life with its musical revues beginning with ‘Around the World in 80 Minutes’. This coming year, MWOS will showcase local talent in a series of concerts. Songs from opera to Broadway (including selections from our Gilbert & Sullivan repertoire) will be presented. Funds raised will be used for our next fully-staged production.
AUDITIONS for all voices, soloists and choristers: throughout September 2016. For an appointment: 514-990-8813 x3; casting@mwos.org. www.mwos.org

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Artists in Their Environment Studio Tour - Chelsea to Wakefield

Start Date: Sat 24 Sep, 2016
End Date: Sun 02 Oct, 2016

Artistic Events

18 artists exhibit in 15 studio locations from Chelsea to Wakefield.

Two weekends in a row - Sept 24 - 25 and Oct. 1- 2.

Come and see the beautiful art in funky studios and drink in the gorgeous colours of the Gatineau valley.

Our 28th year - not a 'Johnny-Come-Lately' event - serious cool.
Check out Rob Snikkar's musical synaesthesia paintings.

Google - Artists in Their Environment Studio Tour for website and f/b

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MACES Creative Workshops

Fri 26 Aug, 2016 - Workshops

Dear students,

 

MACES is excited to announce a NEW opening for the Creative Workshops in September. Each workshop is 15 hours over 5 weeks (12 hours in class + 3 hours Final Project).

 

These creative workshops are open with a reduced price to maces students 130$ per workshop, and is also open to non-maces students - the cost will be 170$. All materials (computer, program, exercise etc.) are provided and the workshops will take place at maces building: 3437 Peel Street.

 

 

Photoshop Basics + Professional Photo Retouching

Two Workshops:

- Starting Saturday September 24, 2016. 10 AM - 1 PM

- Starting Monday September 26, 2016. 6 - 9 PM

 

Illustrator Basics + Logo Design and Typography

Two Workshops:

- Starting Sunday September 25, 2016. 10 AM – 1 PM

- Starting Tuesday September 27, 2016. 6 – 9 PM

 

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