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Kim Cayer has been a successful entertainer for the past four decades and an author of fictional novels including Lights! Camera! Dissatisfaction... (2014) and No Fire Escape In Hell (2016). She just released her latest novel Kitty Casino (2022), which is a funny, feel-good touching story of a child who is spoiled into adulthood and refuses to be a parent to her own kids, only to find herself the mother to a band of four rock stars and her real mother, Kitty Casino, who was pretty much a saint all her life. 
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Happy Monday!

I hope you all had a great weekend.

The pattern of lots of events to check out continues this week!

In visual art, check out Museums of Mississauga's Unearth Uncover exhibition on now!

In professional development - explore our TD Culture Lab Workshop series! Visual artists, get your tickets now for our first workshop - Digitizing Your Visual Art Portfolio taking place on October 11th!

In live music, don't miss Mississauga Symphony Orchestra's first concert of the 2022/2023 season - Beethoven & Brahms on October 15th!

There is so much to do and experience so make sure to stay up-to-date by scrolling below!

Have a creative week,
  Sherri Murray   
  Communications Producer, MAC
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MAC Update
It’s back and better than ever – MACsquerade Glam Ball ’22! 

MAC is pleased to announce the triumphant return of our gala fundraiser, the MACsquerade Glam Ball ‘22 on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at Le Treport! Join Mayor Bonnie Crombie, and the City’s distinguished leaders for an unforgettable celebration of the arts. Glam up for 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.

EARLY BIRD tickets are on sale until October 26 at 11:59 PM! Learn more and get tickets here.
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Event Listings

 🖼 Exhibitions, Art Show & Sales

  • 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.

  • PAMA presents Peter Powning: A Retrospective | July 2nd - October 30th
    📍Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)
    Join Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) for their latest art exhibition, Peter Powning: A Retrospective. This major retrospective of New Brunswick ceramist and sculptor Peter Powning covers a remarkable 50-year career, from his early functional pottery to his exploration of a wide variety of materials such as glass, clay, cast bronze, stone and steel.
    Click here to learn more.
  • AGM presents Second Annual Juried Show of Visual Arts | September 13th - October 23
    📍Art Gallery of Mississauga
    Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM) presents their Second Annual Juried Show of Visual Arts. Experience the 42 incredible artists works accepted into this year's show!
    Click here to learn more.
  • An Indigenous Art Exhibition presented by Eagle Spirits of the Great Waters | September 28th - October 13th
    📍Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB)
    Join Eagle Spirits of the Great Waters for An Indigenous Art Exhibition! Happening September 28 - October 13 at Small Arms Inspection Building, this show will feature new works by a number of Indigenous artists in a variety of media. 
    Click here to learn more.
  • Hispanic/Latin American Heritage Month 2022: Latin American Women's Art Show | October 17th - 30th, Opening reception October 21st at 7 PM
    📍Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM)
    Hispanic Canadian Arts & Cultural Association is hosting an art show featuring the work of Latin women artists as part of our Hispanic/Latin American Heritage Month programming! The exhibit will feature work from three local artists: Adriana Rosselli, Ana Lopez, and Maria “Feru” Ibarra. Opening reception will be on October 21 at 7pm, but you can enjoy the exhibit from October 17-30 at Visual Arts Mississauga. Admission is FREE! 
    Click here to learn more.
  • Lakeshore Art Trail  | October 22nd & 23rd
    📍Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB)
    The Lakeshore Art Trail is back for another year! Join all the artists in one location over 2 days. Happening October 22, 11 AM - 5 PM, and October 23, 10 AM - 4 PM at Small Arms Inspection Building. This show of juried works was first established in 1999 as a collective of local artists exhibiting from their studios, and has since grown into a community celebration of art.
    Click here to learn more.

👥 Professional Development

  • TD Culture Lab Workshop - Digitizing Your Visual Art Portfolio | October 11 
    📍Mindshare Workspace
    More than ever, Visual Artists need to be able to navigate digital applications and submissions. Join MAC on Tuesday, October 11, 7-9 PM at MindShare Workspace to learn how to digitize your physical artwork with multi-craftual artist Sandra Clarke who will explore strategies and technology for visual artists to digitize their artwork for submissions or to explore new mediums. Jacqueline Mak, MAC’s Creative Director & Strategist, joins the conversation. Tickets are $10. Space is limited!
    Click here to learn more and get tickets.

  • TD Culture Lab Workshop - Pitching Your Next Film/Script  | October 18
    📍Mindshare Workspace
    A great pitch can connect you with partners, sponsors, and get your film into festivals, but it isn’t always as intuitive as it seems. Join MAC on Tuesday, October 18, 7-9 PM at MindShare Workspace to learn how to successfully pitch films and scripts with industry expert Cathleen MacDonald (Motion Picture Enterprises). Plus, meet Wendy Donnan (Oakville Festival of Film and Art) for insight into the film festival scene. Tickets are $10. Space is limited! 
    Click here to learn more and get tickets.
  • Professional Practise & Group Exhibition - taught by Francine Facciponte and presented by VAM | Runs October 19 - December 7
    📍Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM)
    Be part of an upcoming group exhibition this January 2023! This course is designed for you to advance your art practice and focus on your professional skills that culminate in a group exhibition at VAM. Over an 9-week period, you will clarify your goals as an artist, define your career vision and develop a working plan that is unique to you. You will understand the importance of support material, learn how to document your artwork, explore exhibition venues, identify themes in your work, and gain insight and confidence into exhibition layout and promoting yourself. The class will regroup on January 25th with their artwork to prepare for the exhibition.
    Click here to learn more and register.
  • TD Culture Lab Workshop - Music Industry Panel | October 25
    📍Mindshare Workspace
    Learn from the experts about when and how to grow your music admin team. Taking place Tuesday, October 25, 7-9 PM at MindShare Workspace, this engaging panel, led by Demetrius Nath (Mississauga Music) will introduce you to key players in the music industry and their roles, and answer all of your questions about the non-musical players. Panelists: Lincoln Blache (Made In Sauga), Melissa Johnston (Metalworks), Mark “Pesci” Rodenhizer (The Rec Room). Tickets are $10. Space is limited! 
    Click here to learn more and get tickets. 

🎶 Music 

  • Beethoven & Brahms presented by Mississauga Symphony Orchestra | October 15th
    📍Hammerson Hall - Living Arts Centre
    Don't miss the first concert of Mississauga Symphony Orchestra's 2022/23 season! On October 15, 8 PM at LAC's Hammerson Hall, celebrate two of the greatest composers in the history of classical music - Beethoven and Brahms! Beethoven's spirited Seventh Symphony anchors an exciting program that will feature a performance of Brahms' magnificent violin concerto by MSO concertmaster, Corey Gemmell, and the Egmont Overture - Beethoven's bold, instantly recognizable programmatic overture written during the peak of the Napoleonic Wars. Regularly priced tickets start at $40. 
    Click here to get tickets.

  •  Hispanic/Latin American Heritage Month 2022 Concert | October 22nd
    📍Living Arts Centre
    Join the Hispanic Canadian Arts & Cultural Association for their Hispanic/Latin American Heritage Month 2022 Concert! Taking place October 22nd at Living Arts Centre! Attendees will enjoy live entertainment by top performers such as Giovanni Ruiz and his Colombian Band Sabor a Café, Latin Jazz trumpet virtuoso Alexander Brown, and Indigenous Ecuadorian Band, Imbayakunas, one of Canada’s most popular bands. FREE admission!
    Click here to learn more and reserve your ticket.
  • Stella Jurgen and the Jazz Plazma - Lakeview Farmers Market | October 23rd
    📍Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB)
    Stella Jurgen and Jazz Plazma will be busking at the Lakeview Farmers' Market in the Small Arms Inspection Building on Sunday, October 23 from 10 AM - 1 PM. The local band has been raising funds to help save lives in Ukraine, 50% of the donations will be donated to buy medical supplies for hospitals. Almost $1,000 was raised to date with busking performances at the Port Credit Marina. Join them for some music and fresh produce at the Lakeview Farmers' Market and help with cash donations for a good cause.
    Click here to learn more.
  • 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.

🎭 Theatre 

  • Play Date presented by Crane Creations Theatre Company | October 20th
    Join Crane Creations for this month's Play Date! Play Date is an online monthly play reading club by Crane Creations Theatre Company where you can read or listen to a play, live on Zoom. Play Date is a great activity to practice English, read great plays from around the world, or connect with other people. This month, they are reading Familiar written by Danai Gurira on October 20, 7-9:30 PM. 
    Click here to learn more and register.

  • 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.

📖 Literary

  • Fall Writing Circle with Andrew Gaboury presented by Frog In Hand | 8-week writing class every Tuesday, Oct 25th - Dec 13th
    Put pen to paper, fingers to keys with a this Fall Writing Circle with Andrew Gaboury presented by Frog In Hand! Taking place every Tuesday, 7 PM - 9 PM, October 25 - December 13, in this writing class you will embrace stream of consciousness and write with abandon to escape the clutches of your inner critic. You will acknowledge and discover your natural creativity. As you define a healthy writing practice, you will explore various writing forms to help widen your creative vision. This class will touch upon fiction, poetry and playwriting. As the course progresses there will be time set aside for sharing and feedback.  
    Click here to learn more and register.

  • Mississauga Writers Group: Quarterly 2022 Write On E-Zine! | Summer 2022
    Mississauga Writers Group has launched their Summer 2022 Write On E-Zine! Published seasonally, check out the collection of prose and poetry written by talented local authors. Details of their 2022 Writing Contests are also featured.
    Read it here.

🎨 Creative Activities

  • Art Night Out - VAM | Oct 28, Nov 18, Dec 9
    📍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 Oct 28, Nov 18 and Dec 9
    Click here to learn more and register.

  • Hispanic/Latin American Heritage Month 2022:  Latin Arts and Crafts for Kids | Oct 8th, Oct 15th, Oct 22th, October 29th
    📍Mississauga Valley Community Centre Library
     Hispanic Canadian Arts and Cultural Association returns to the Mississauga Valley Community Centre in honour of Hispanic Heritage Month to host their popular Latin Art and Crafts workshops for kids! Join them to create fun crafts with instruction in both English and Spanish. This is a perfect event for families who want to create art and be immersed in Hispanic and Latin American culture. This is a FREE event!
    Click here to 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.

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