15 projects, 30 events, 63 sites and the most spectacular audiences yet!

Thanks to everyone who took part in Artsweek 2018: artists, audiences, sponsors, and partners. It was an incredible festival, and all of you made it possible. See you in 2020!

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Accessibility/Relaxed Performances Info here:

Between the Water and the Sky Relaxed Performance Visual Story Sept. 20

Victoria Park The Wailing Visual Story Sept. 20


Past ArtsWeek Events

Tootah in Town

Date: September 25, 2018

Time: 11am - 1pm

Location: Millenium Park, 130 King Street

Tootah is an open-hearted, family-friendly, red-nosed Clown who likes to keep busy. Whether collecting garbage, trying to understand Bineshiinyag (the Birds), or joyfully interacting with passersby, Tootah is always tending to something important.

Tootah in Town

Date: September 25, 2018

Time: 3pm - 5pm

Location: Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (300 Water Street)

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Tootah is an open-hearted, family-friendly, red-nosed Clown who likes to keep busy. Whether collecting garbage, trying to understand Bineshiinyag (the Birds), or joyfully interacting with passersby, Tootah is always tending to something important.

Divergent Dances Peterborough: Open Rehearsal

Date: September 25, 2018

Time: 12 pm – 1 pm and 5 pm – 6 pm

Location: Peterborough Square, 360 George St N, Corner of George and Simcoe

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Divergent Dances Peterborough is an outdoor aerial performance created by Brandy Leary of Anandam Dancetheatre. It features local dance artists Erin Ball, Opal Elchuk, Nikola Steer, and Thomas Vaccaro in performance on an exterior wall of Peterborough Square. The performances will be prefaced by a series of open rehearsals scheduled throughout the week. Divergent Dances Peterborough explores themes of listening, non-spectacle, and how bodies move in public space.

Sorry about what happened at the mall

Start date: September 25, 2018 - End date: September 26, 2018

Time: 8pm - 8:45pm

Location: Peterborough Square, 360 George St N

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Sorry about what happened at the mall is a site-specific contemporary dance work set in Peterborough Square. Choreographed in three parts by Victoria Mohr-Blakeney, Kate Story, and Ryan Kerr, the piece investigates themes of late capitalist decay and the creative possibilities of unexpected spaces.

Drop in Salsa Dance – New Visions/Old Land: On Hospitality

Date: September 25, 2018

Time: 12:30pm - 2:30 pm

Location: The Theatre on King, 171 King St.

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The Electric City Culture Council is proud to present the Downtown Artists in Residence Project: On Hospitality. Curated by Leslie Menagh.

Six local artists have been selected to take part in the residency and have been invited to contemplate the theme of hospitality. A cross-cultural value, hospitality can be expressed, understood, and interpreted in diverse ways. The Indigenous, settler, and newcomer artists taking part will share their unique perspectives on the subject as well as their diverse artistic practices.

Featuring Brad Brackenridge, Kelly O’Neill, Nick Ferrio, Rodney Fuentes, Mayelin Lovet, and Alice Williams

Take-Out Poetry Cart – Cart Session

Date: September 24, 2018

Time: 4:30pm-7pm

Location: Confederation Square, 499 George St. N (Food Not Bombs)

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What do you do when you have a craving and don’t want to cook it yourself? You order take-out of course! Step right up to the handmade, bicycle-pulled Poetry Cart, where gracious servers will offer you a menu of poetic options. Check off the style, mood, and theme you’re after and an array of talented writers will create an instant work of original poetry just for you, tapping it out on a classic typewriter.

Between the Lines – The Door That You Walk Through

Start date: September 24, 2018 - End date: September 29, 2018

Time: 7pm - 9:30pm

Location: behind The Only Café, 216 Hunter St. W

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Showing of The Door That You Walk Through by Daniel Crawford

An outdoor exhibition of sculpture, animated film, and performance, Between the Lines responds to the questions posed and opportunities presented by “in-between” spaces. Featuring Carolyn Code, Daniel Crawford and Anne White. Curated by Hannah Keating.

Between the Lines – Lookout

Date: September 24, 2018

Time: 12:30pm - 1pm

Location: Confederation Square, 499 George St. N

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Performance of Lookout by Anne White

An outdoor exhibition of sculpture, animated film, and performance, Between the Lines responds to the questions posed and opportunities presented by “in-between” spaces. Featuring Carolyn Code, Daniel Crawford and Anne White. Curated by Hannah Keating.

Sorry about what happened at the mall

Date: September 24, 2018

Time: 4pm-4:45pm

Location: Peterborough Square, 360 George St N

sorrytriangle

Sorry about what happened at the mall is a site-specific contemporary dance work set in Peterborough Square. Choreographed in three parts by Victoria Mohr-Blakeney, Kate Story, and Ryan Kerr, the piece investigates themes of late capitalist decay and the creative possibilities of unexpected spaces.

Collecting Sound – New Visions/Old Land: On Hospitality

Date: September 24, 2018

Time: 12:30pm - 2:30 pm

Location: ünicity, 418 George St.

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The Electric City Culture Council is proud to present the Downtown Artists in Residence Project: On Hospitality. Curated by Leslie Menagh.

Six local artists have been selected to take part in the residency and have been invited to contemplate the theme of hospitality. A cross-cultural value, hospitality can be expressed, understood, and interpreted in diverse ways. The Indigenous, settler, and newcomer artists taking part will share their unique perspectives on the subject as well as their diverse artistic practices.

Featuring Brad Brackenridge, Kelly O’Neill, Nick Ferrio, Rodney Fuentes, Mayelin Lovet, and Alice Williams

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