Nominations Open for the Edson and Area Arts Awards

Posted by on Jul 3, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Creative Campus and the Community Arts Network Of Edson (CANOE) invite nominations for the inaugural Edson and Area Arts Awards. These awards will be presented at Arts On Fire on Friday, September 28, 2012 during Culture Days (formerly Arts Days). Four diverse award categories will recognize a variety of contributions to the Edson and area arts community: Artist for the Arts, Arts Champion, Cultural Pillar, and Young Artist. Nomination forms are available online at...

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Chautauqua’s AGM and upcoming season

Chautauqua’s AGM and upcoming season

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

The back room of Ernie O’s (it’s not as shady as it sounds) was filled with familiar faces this evening. Nearly all the Chautauqua board members were able to come out for the AGM. We reflected on a very successful 35th season and continued the discussion and planning of the 2013–or 36th–season. Doug is very excited about bringing Jake’s Gift to Edson. If you were at last year’s Season Ticket Launch, he might have shown you a...

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Programs Folded & Ready

Posted by on Feb 18, 2012 in Blog | 2 comments

Trying find motivation this Saturday afternoon to cross some more items off the ‘to-do’ list. Instead, found the ideal source of procrastination lying in a pile of unfolded programs for this evening’s performance. Half an hour later and about 6 tracks from Motörhead (file that under an increasingly eclectic musical library) equates a completed pile of folded programs. Another fine looking set of programs, if I do say so myself. Good job again, Shari....

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TorQ Percussion Quartet

Posted by on Jan 29, 2012 in Blog | 1 comment

The 2012 Chautauqua season started last night with a bang–and a crash and a boom and some rolls. Toronto-based TorQ Percussion Quartet performed a diverse program for an enthusiastic audience. Richard, Adam, Jamie, and Daniel entertained both with their expert playing and their humourous anecdotes. The show began when the musicians walked onstage with rattles, tambourine, doumbek, and cahon and broke into The Bright Side by Ken Shorley. The rest of the first half...

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Welcome!

Posted by on Nov 13, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

To help celebrate our 30th season, we’re excited to unveil our new website. Within, you’ll find a comprehensive guide of future and past performances we’ve hosted. Browse through the ‘Upcoming Events’ calendar to find all the performances you want to attend, the use the ‘Ticket Shop’ to reserve your tickets today. You’ll also find information about Chautauqua itself, as well as the people who bring everything to life....

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