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Super Crawl Re-Cap!

Ok so first off thanks Super Crawl! Wow what a great weekend of street festivals of Lock and James St North. In case you missed it, the Super Crawl you missed a ton of free music from some legends in music and some amazing art. But instead of talking about it here are some photos……

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acrobatics!

white elephant store front display

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not a very good photo but a amazing window display from White Elephant.

state of the art

State of the art with some amazing art.

 

serbian folk dancers hamilton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some traditional Serbian Folk Dancing.

robert michael photos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Michael Photography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amazing music all day!

 

Keeran silkscreens at the prinstudio, pretty impressive.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slow Hand Motem and Kid Years!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also thanks to Jeremy and the many volutnteers who did stuff like this while we all had fun.

Printstudio’s Becky Katz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Brain‘s facade completely redone with yarn! And finally a great piece by David Hind

 

 

AGH ART SALE!

terraInterested in Art? sick of paying ridiculous prices? Huh? Huh? all kidding aside, this Thursday May4/2011 marks the Art Gallery of Hamilton’s Spring Sale! so everything from these cool hangbags, to art by local artists are for sale. Thursday is Terra Lightfoot in the Joey and Toby Tanenbaum. On the Friday night is Devon Craig from Frathouse doing a vinyl only dj set!


 

Also a nice little video by Terra Lightfoot if you’ve never heard her before

Fast Tube by Casper

Art Crawl This Friday!!!!

SPECIAL EVENT- June 11- Hamilton Artists Inc presents:ARTOPIA MASQUERADE

live music, raffles, prizes, silent auction, bar
masks of all shapes and sizes colours and designs
doors 7pm 242 James St. N. come check out Academica Hall
Drop by the Inc to get your mask today!
Contact- 905.529.3355 or board.hamiltonartistsinc@gmail.com

Location:     Academica Hall- 242 James St. N.

White Elephant-Grand Re-Opening!!!

133 James Street North, Come celebrate their grand opening, super wicked vintage dresses, etsy magical objects!

WPC Party301 James St. N (State of Art)

June 11th will see Wolfpack Creative’s very first group art show @ 301 James St. North. Featuring Hamilton artists and designers such as Busy Maker, Jeremy Kemeny, Krysten Bell, Manny Trinh. and Robert Michael. Music on the night comes courtesy of DJ Realistic and Devon Craig, with a live set by Miramichi. Who knows, we might throw in a couple of surprise guests for good measure.

Art By: Busy Maker, Jeremy Kemeny, Krysten Bell, Manny Trinh, Robert Michael

DJ’s: Realistic, Devon Craig & Friends

Music:Miramichi

Loose Cannon- Cross Contamination

A collaboration of artists-

Dan Brandon + James Lawson
Brigitte Huard + Michelle Doerner
Julie Amlin + Darren Dumas
Lee Bondzio + Laura Marotta

Feat. DJ Norman Bates

Skydragon – Eric Kwiatek -Beyond the Walls

For the last 20 years Eric’s art (paintings , sculptures…) has been shown in Europe and in Canada. His paintings have been an intense study of the basic relations between: Man & nature,
Man & the universe, Man & other people, Man & himself

www.EricKwiatekart.ca

Artword ArtBar- Linda Joyce Ott and Karijn de Jong

Main Gallery: Linda Joyce Ott “Auto Parts: Photo Art
Portfolio and Exhibition” Celebrating a pedestrian’s vision of the
abstract beauty of vintage cars.

Small Gallery: “Nautical Nursery Rhymes”, an installation by Karijn
de Jong

The Factory Presents- screening of Cream of the Crop

In partnership with Inside Out LGBT Film and Video Festival—
This year marks the 20th anniversary at  Inside Out  and we are thrilled to present a selection of films from the 2010 festival program.
The films at this screening are a testament to the quality and caliber of queer cinema we’ve seen emerging locally, regionally and
internationally,  and helped to make this year’s program one of the strongest in  Inside Out  history.  Join us for this special night and help
celebrate and support contemporary queer filmmaking.

You Me Gallery-George Wallace’s EDUCATIONAL EXPERIMENT

a continuing tale in five parts….
Artist and former art professor at University, George Wallace, died in Victoria in 2009.Ten years ago, his 24′ outdoor sculpture “Educational Experiment” (1969) at Mohawk College, was dismantled and placed in storage because of rust problems. The fragments on display are on loan from Mohawk College. Their display marks the beginning of our effort to resurrect the sculpture. Also on exhibit, a selection of Wallace’s graphic works.

Tribal Gallery, 174 James St. N. 905.385.1829

Nomadic, tribal and ethnic jewellery, textiles and artifacts. Featuring paintings by Roger Ferreira and photographs by John Mokrycke and Ken Blackbird.

The Printstudio-Core Images 2

“Core Images 2” is the culminating exhibition from The Print Studio’s two Art Education Programs: Artists in the Schools & Schools in the Studio and ECO Art. These programs bring artists into local schools and bring students into the studio to create
and produce age/stage appropriate print media. Through the use of print practices students express their understanding of the world around them.

The Printstudio Members Gallery-Brad Isaacs and Peter Karuna-The Open
Curated by Ola Wlusek

The Open is an investigation into the natural and conquered worlds by two Hamilton-based artists. Focusing on their personal ethics and individual modes of production, the artists explore psychological and physical notions of human, animal, and time through their black and white photo-based practices.

WAHC-Shift Change Sessions!

The Workers Arts & Heritage Centre embarks on their second edition of the Shift Change Sessions, the UNOFFICIAL afterparty of the James St. North Art Crawl!

Following the success of last years screening of Polydactyl Hearts Collective’s Le Cyc: A Bicycle Graphic Novel. The WAHC has invited the multimedia group back to the centre to perform their latest work, Hello Adventure. The piece feature, a full live band performing alongside evocative graphic images.

Hello Adventure was first screened at this year’s Images Festival in Toronto and even won an award!

But as if this weren’t enough, for all you who missed it or who cant wait to see it again, PHC will perform a second screening of Le Cyc.

Polydactyl Hearts Collective is a multimedia music/art collective based in Guelph, Ontario. The collective is made up of musicians Eihab Boraie (vocals/piano/synthesizer), Claire Whitehead (violin), Martin Eckart (saxophone/clarinet), Dan Paille (percussion), Andra Zommers (vibraphone/vocals), and Brad McInerney
(bass) with artist David Willekes providing the projected visual component.

Doors Open at 10. Show starts promptly at 10:30
Admission: $8

Moveable Feast Gallery Lobby of the Tivoli Theatre

www.hamiltonmovablefeast.info Featuring works by Kareem Abbas (Iraq), Gerardo Mansang (Columbia), and Eric Ranveau (France).

Downtown Bike Hounds- Karen Suk

6 Cannon St. E.905-525-9497 • www.bikehounds.ca After a winter hiatus from the Crawl, Bikehounds will be open again and featuring fresh work from local artist Karen Suk

Mixed Media-The Portable Library Project

June sees The Portable Library Project makes its Hamilton debut. What is The Portable Library Project you ask? Well – it’s a mail-art/book-making project involving the creation of small works exploring ideas surrounding archiving, journaling, libraries, ephemera, and incorporating an art practice into everyday life. It’s currently touring cities around Canada and we are very happy to help bring this to Hamilton..

History and Heritage -Bill. My Brother My Hero

The tragic soty of a remarkable boy from Hamilton’s north end. As told by brother Ed Stewart and photographs by Bill Stewart.

Socald Studio Gallery 244 James St. N. 905.934.7690

Featuring the work of Bill Sherwood.

Blue Angel- Continuing Art from Various Artists

The Clay Studio 175 James St. N.

Featuring the work of Grazyna Ziolkowski

Sylvia Nickerson Illustration

126 James St. N. 3rd Flr. 905.730.3288 • www.sylvianickerson.ca

Melaine Gilli- Photography

126 James St N 3rd Floor

The Sonic Unyon Building 22 Wilson St.

Featuring the studios of Jenna Rose • Blackbird Studios • Silver Studio

On Going Events….

Drawing Classes-The Hollywood Sessions

Tuesday evenings starting April 6th in the leopard lounge at Hamilton’s sexiest venue, This Ain’t Hollywood.
7pm to 9pm
$10.00 per session
19+

Bring your own drawings materials – that includes a sketchbook or paper! Get there early to guarantee a spot.

Brought to you by ringleaders Dirty Mac, Ms. Lindsay Coyote, David “The Brains” Lilly and Ms. Amber Delaney.
Personal Interests:
Upcoming guest models include a variety of burlesque performers, musicians, and other worldly folks titillating your pencil in feathers, leather, victorian garb and much much more…

Storyboard themed: Each session tells a story. 6 poses.
This is NOT your average, stuffy life-drawing class…

This Ain’t Hollywood
Location:
345 James St. North
Hamilton, ON
Phone:
905-529-9500

Crafty Mondays at Skydragon

Come join in the fun on Monday nights! Bring your knitting, crocheting, sewing, embroidery, or whatever crafts you enjoy doing. We can knit and bitch, embroider, cross stitch, etc. Learn a new skill and relax doing something you enjoy.
If you want to learn new techniques, host Angelika will be happy to help. You bring the materials, we bring the craftspertise. All are welcome.

27 King William St. – ground floor

For more information: 905-777-8102 or kevin@skydragon.org