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Junia-T is a producer, musician and DJ. He is noted for his album Studio Monk, which was longlisted for a 2020 Polaris Music Prize. Whether it’s touring the world with Jessie Reyez as her live DJ and longtime creative collaborator, or busy in the studio cooking up tracks with the who’s who of the up and coming global Hip Hop and R&B scenes, Junia-T’s incredible creative influence and contagious positive vibes are instantaneously winning people over and building his name.
Click here to learn more about him.

Don't miss Junia-T as the host of Sauga Music NOW: Live at Metalworks - an online showcase of Rap, Hip Hop and RnB artists all from Sauga City, performing LIVE from Metalworks Studios! Catch the premiere on MAC's YouTube Channel, Thursday, November 3, 8:30 PM! Watch the show here.
Happy Monday!

I hope you had a great weekend and Happy Halloween! 🎃

This week there are lots of different kinds of events to check out:

In professional development, join me to get tips and tricks on how to get your stories noticed by the press at our TD Culture Lab - Media Masterclass taking place TOMORROW!

In music, tune into MAC's YouTube channel on Thursday to enjoy a talented line-up of Rap, Hip Hop and RnB artists from across the city at the premiere of Sauga Music NOW: Live at Metalworks!

In awards, also happening this Thursday, come celebrate Mississauga's arts and cultural heritage at The Credits Awards presented by Heritage Mississauga!

In literary, get your tickets for Stories of Resilience - Inspiring Stories that Transform Lives, taking place this Friday.

In visual art, get your holiday gift shopping done early at Artworks presented by Arts on the Credit taking place this weekend!

Explore these events and more by scrolling below.

Have a creative week,
  Sherri Murray   
  Communications Producer, MAC
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MAC Update

Early bird tickets for the MACsquerade Ball end TONIGHT at 11:59 PM! 📣

Join Honourary Chair Mayor Bonnie Crombie and the city’s distinguished leaders for an unforgettable celebration of the arts. Enjoy spectacular live performances, a delicious gourmet dinner, live and silent auctions, the Arts for Mental Health Award presentation, and lots of dancing in support of the Mississauga arts community.

Glam up for MAC's fabulous gala fundraiser, the MACsquerade Glam Ball ‘22, on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at Le Treport.
Learn more and get tickets!
Event Listings

👥 Professional Development

  • TD Culture Lab Workshop - Media Masterclass | November 1st
    📍MindShare Workspace
    Not sure where to begin on writing a press release? Need some help with your next social media campaign? Join MAC on Tuesday, November 1, 7-9 PM at MindShare Workspace as we sit down with a panel of experts to find out how to write press releases, and get your engaging stories noticed by the press in our TD Culture Lab - Media Masterclass workshop! Panel discussion led by MAC’s Communications Producer Sherri Murray featuring Jay Kana (Modern Mississauga Media) and Paige Williams (City of Mississauga ). Tickets are $10. Space is limited! 
    Click here to learn more and get tickets

🎶 Music 

  • Sauga Music NOW: Live at Metalworks | November 3rd
    Sauga Music NOW: Live at Metalworks is bringing you an impressive line-up of Rap, Hip Hop and RnB artists all from Sauga City, performing LIVE from Metalworks Studios. Tune in for new music, interviews, and a musical cyper! Hosted by Junia-T, featuring SDotGoods, RUNXGUN, iaamSaam, MDRA, and introducing Metalworks Institute graduates Lolia and Recca. Catch the premiere on November 3, 8:30 PM on MAC's YouTube channel!
    Click here to learn more.

  • Deep Ganguly presents Bird Flutes: The Communication of our Birds - Riverwood Conservancy | November 17th
    📍The Riverwood Conservancy
    Join Deep Ganguly, Bird Flute expert, to explore the communication of birds through handmade bamboo flutes on November 17, 3 - 4:30 PM at Riverwood Conservancy. Have you ever wondered what birds are saying to each other? Why do they make certain sounds? Come and discover the exciting bird sounds, songs, calls, chatters, and trills. Followed by a walk around Riverwood to explore some of these sounds organically.
    Click here to learn more and get your ticket.
  • Mississauga Symphony Orchestra - 2022/2023 | Various dates and times
    📍Living Arts Centre
    The Mississauga Symphony Orchestra have launched their 2022/2023 concert season! Enjoy incredible music by Beethoven, Rossini, Bach, Haydn, Williams, Holst, and more. For significant savings on concert tickets, consider purchasing a "flex" pack for a discount of up to 50%! To purchase single tickets, visit To purchase a "flex" pack, call the Living Arts Centre box office at: 905-306-6000. 
    Click here to view the full schedule.

🏆 Awards 

  • The Credits Awards presented by Heritage Mississauga | November 3rd
    📍Mississauga Grand Banquet & Event Centre
    Celebrate Mississauga's arts and cultural heritage at The Credits Awards Show! Presented by Heritage Mississauga, The Credits Awards gala supports, acknowledges and honours those who preserve Mississauga's Cultural Heritage. Join them at Mississauga Grand Banquet & Event Centre on November 3rd, 2022, for a celebration like no other! 
    Click here to learn more and get tickets

📚 Literary 

  • Stories of Resilence - Inspiring Stories that Transform Lives | November 4th 
    📍Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB)
    Canadian authors Barry Gilbert, Barbara Dickson, Dr. Robyn Bourgeois, share stories of Resilience linked to Residential Schools, World War II and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. The speakers will honour the Resilience of these very different peoples who have often been overlooked and/or discounted. Taking place November 4th, 7 PM at Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB).
    Click here to learn more and get tickets

  • Mississauga Library - Author Talks | Various date and times
    Mississauga Library’s Author Talk series features a wide range of talented writers. Hear authors read from their books, ask questions, learn about the writing process, and find out more about their craft of telling captivating stories. 
    Click here to learn more and view the authors featured.
  • Mississauga Writers Group: Quarterly 2022 Write On E-Zine! | Fall 2022
    Mississauga Writers Group has launched their Fall 2022 Write On E-Zine! Published seasonally, check out the collection of prose and poetry written by talented local authors. 
    Read it here.

 🖼 Exhibitions, Art Show & Sales, Artisan Markets

  • Artworks presented by Arts on the Credit | November 5th & 6th
    📍The Waterside Inn
    Arts on the Credit’s ArtWorks show is excited to return to the Waterside Inn for another season to showcase fabulous art from local artists! Join them November 5 & 6, 11 AM – 5 PM for this fine art show which includes all forms of original work, paintings, sculpture, textiles, wearables and even some sparkle with some wonderful new jewellery. The event is free to attend! Get your holiday gift shopping done early! 
    Click here to learn more.

  • Unearth Uncover presented by Museums of Mississauga | September 22nd - November 6th
    📍Bradley Museum
    Check out Museums of Mississauga's Unearth Uncover, an exhibition to bring attention to Black Canadian History. This exhibit formed a social justice program for students in partnership with Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)'s Unearth Uncover Historical Plaque Projects. Students in the Black Student Association and Social Justice classes at Cawthra Park Secondary School were asked to create a visual art response to the project, and these submissions are on for viewing from Sept 22 - Nov 6 at the Bradley Museum.    
    Click here to learn more
  • Festive Fair - Aritsan Market presented by Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga | November 12
    📍84 South Service Road, Port Credit
    Enjoy the Festive Fair - Artisan Market presented by Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga on November 12th, 9 AM - 3 PM - admission is only $2! It will feature numerous artisans, home baked goods, silent auction, a cozy cafe and more!
    Click here to learn more.

👥 Community Event

  • Living Arts Centre 25th Anniversary | November 13
    📍Living Arts Centre
    Come celebrate 25 years of arts and entertainment at the Living Arts Centre's 25th Anniversary event on November 13th, 1 PM - 4:30 PM. Enjoy musical entertainment and performances throughout the afternoon, participate in crafts, demos, art exhibits and more! Join them as their stage comes to life!
    Click here to learn more.

🎨 Creative Activities

  • Frog in Hand's Fall Classes | Various dates and times
    📍Online and In-Person (AN1 Studios)
    Want to discover new facets of storytelling? Brush up on your writing? Join Frog in Hand for 4 courses this fall! Join their second-ever World Building for Choreographers class, their Dance on Film course, their Grant Writing Basics course, or their Writing Circle course all running throughout the Fall 2022 season.
    Click here to learn more and register.

  • Art Night Out - VAM | Nov 18th, Dec 9th
    📍Visual Arts Mississauga
    Plan a creative date night with your significant other or friends! Art Night Out at VAM is a fun and social way to end your work week. Each event offers the opportunity to meet new people, make art and enjoy learning from a different instructor. No previous art experience required. After the workshop, enjoy a refreshment and open mic performance from a local Amphitheatre All-Star performers from the Amphitheatre Unplugged Open Mic Series (run by Mississauga Arts Council and Mississauga Celebration Square) in the Barn. Taking place on Nov 18 and Dec 9.
    Click here to learn more and register.
  • VAM - Fall Registration | Multiple event dates and times
    📍Visual Arts Mississauga
    VAM has just announced their Fall registration is now open! They are excited to offer new and returning courses for adults, teens and kids this season. Choose from watercolours, acrylics, drawing, ceramics, mixed media and more. Experiment with a new medium dive into your favourite. 
    Click here to explore their programming.

🎭 Theatre 

  • Encore Series presented by Music Theatre Mississauga | Various dates and times
    📍Meadowvale Theatre
    Meadowvale Theatre has reopened and Music Theatre Mississauga - The Encore Series is back! Get ready for 5 stellar musicals and plays presented by some of Mississauga's best theatre groups. Enjoy 42nd Street presented by Etobicoke Musical Productions, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella by Clarkson Music Theatre, Matilda by Meadowvale Music Theatre, the Hunchback of Notre Dame by City Centre Musical Productions, and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Theatre Unlimited Performing Arts! Their 5 show Subscription Series is on sale NOW!
    Click here to learn more and purchase a subscription.

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