Rhythm and Beat to take over the Art Gallery during the launch of Culture Days in Burlington

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September 12th, 2018

BURLINGTON, ON

 

The Arts and Culture Council of Burlington (ACCOB), in collaboration with the City of Burlington and the Art Gallery of Burlington, is presenting a celebration of the City’s rich artistic and multicultural tapestry at the Art Gallery of Burlington on Friday September 29th, 2019 from 6:30- 9 pm.

This free event, which is open to everyone young and old, will feature some of the city’s finest performing and visual artists in various spaces within the AGB.

True to the theme of the 2018 Culture Days, RHYTHM AND BEAT- an exploration of drumming and rhythm- the event will feature a number of examples of drumming from Indigenous, Asian and Caribbean groups within the city. In addition, the Gallery will be humming with a wide variety of musicians, dancers, singers, poets, choirs, orchestras, theatre and opera companies, as well as numerous visual artists from various genres.

This celebration marks the launch of Burlington’s Culture Days festivities, which will take place throughout the weekend of September 28th- 30th.

Culture days - Burlington markCulture Days is a national initiative that was founded in 2010, that aims to raise awareness, provide accessibility and encourage participation and engagement in the arts and cultural life of the country. It is taking place in communities across Canada.

A variety of performances, workshops and demonstrations will take place at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre throughout Saturday and Saturday. Saturday from 10 am – 4 pm, the Museums of Burlington will host Doors Open, a province-wide event that celebrates heritage sites, noteworthy buildings and places of interest through the City.

Culture day dancer

Denise-Delilah McQuabbie was Miss Shawanaga First Nation. She will perform at the ACCOB Culture Days event at the Art Gallery

A variety of special activities will be taking place in a number of these locations. All of these activities offer free admission.

The Arts and Culture Council of Burlington was incorporated in 2017 with the express purpose of increasing public understanding, knowledge and appreciation of arts and culture in Burlington and region; to be a catalyst to inspire, engage, connect and advocate on behalf of members of the artistic and cultural communities; and to promote and foster artistic and cultural development in the city.
More details about artists and performances on September 28th will follow shortly.

RHYTHM AND BEAT: BURLINGTON CULTURE DAYS LAUNCH
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 28TH, 2018
6:30- 9 PM
ART GALLERY OF BURLINGTON
1333 LAKESHORE ROAD, BURLINGTON
FREE ADMISSION

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1 comment to Rhythm and Beat to take over the Art Gallery during the launch of Culture Days in Burlington

  • Robert Missen

    Many thanks, as always, for your support of our ACCOB initiatives. We are very excited to be presenting some of our City’s finest performers and visual artists in various rooms in our Art Gallery.

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