This Week in Fredericton (July 6-12)

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A quick run through some events happening this week in the world of art, music and community.

Peter Hansen plays Charlotte Street Arts Centre | July 9
photo: facebook.com/petehansenmusic.ca

Wednesday

UNB Art Centre presents Design Works Wednesdays: Create at Home Series. Join the UNB Art Centre on Facebook for a series of live workshops each Wednesday from 10-11am.

Instructor will be Meghan Loch. She is an early elementary teacher and a former Design Works instructor, who also teaches music and art. Meghan believes that anyone can be an artist. She loves to lead students in whimsical, colourful arts and crafts projects that combine art fundamentals and imagination.

This pre-recorded workshop will be posted at 10am (ADT) on UNB Art Centre’s Facebook page. Join Meghan this week for her workshop: Teeny People.

Thursday

Peter Hansen and Andrew Kenney Live at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre.  The CSAC invites you to an evening of live entertainment with musical artists Peter Hansen & Andrew Kenney, 7pm-10pm in the Jim Myles Auditorium. All precautions have been considered during this unprecedented time to ensure safety and great times for all patrons. Seats are limited. More information and tickets available HERE.

Saturday

Connor Fox at The Tipsy Muse Café. Future guitar legend Connor Fox (The Hypochondriacs) will perform at The Muse as part of the Mellow Yellow concert series. Tickets available in person in very limited quantities.

Hard Charger and The Tasty Wangs Live from Maniac Mansion. Two live streamed performances from Fredericton’s legendary DIY venue. The action begins at 9 p.m. Learn more HERE.

Sunday

Theatre New Brunswick presents A Heist pride Takeover. DJ! Drag Performances! Dancing! Lip Sync Roulette! Costumes! Prizes! Join us for a Takeover Party in a Zoom room and find some Queer community within your distancing! Full details and ticket info available HERE.

Open Mic at York County Cider. Come on down to York County Cider and showcase your talent. Greg Perry is the host for this event. No preregistration necessary, just come on down, put your name on the sign up list and let us see you shine! 2-5 p.m.

Ongoing:

Summer Programs at the TNB Theatre School. The TNB Theatre School has announced plans for limited summer programming, beginning at the end of June and running through until August. The programs offered this summer include Junior Acting, Junior Musical Theatre, Intermediate Musical Theatre, Intermediate Senior Acting and Intermediate Senior Acting for the Camera with returning instructors Arianna Martinez and Gordon Mihan. Learn more. 

Fredericton al Fresco Now in Operation. A partnership between the City of Fredericton, Downtown Fredericton and Business Fredericton North Inc. and part of the #SupportFredLocal initiative, Fredericton al Fresco launched on June 4. In support of local artists, the City will offer cultural initiatives as part of the Fredericton al Fresco effort, including low-key musical performances by local musicians beginning next week. A local art installation in Phoenix Square mid-June will also add a sense of Fredericton’s cultural flair to the dining area. More information, including how COVID-19 physical distancing measures will be carried out during Fredericton al fresco can be found HERE.

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery wants to see Your Art on Their Walls! Art can bring together a community, and provide a way to respond to and process current events. This community has been through a lot in recent weeks and months, so the BAG wants to see your messages of hope and inspiration on their walls (outside, of course). They’ve started a chalk mural on the outside courtyard walls, and want you to add more! Bring your own chalk and draw some inspiration for passers-by. Please be kind and respectful of others; hate speech of any kind will not be tolerated.

The Calithumpians’ Act Now Drama Camps. Act Now and sign up for the Calithumpians’ Act Now Drama Camps. Registration for the 2020 summer season is now open. It’s a fun week of singing, dancing, and theatre for youth ages 6 to 14. Your child will have the opportunity to experience the creative process of writing and performing their own play under the guidance of the Calithumpians. Camps run through July to Labour Day weekend. Learn more.

UNB Online Music Camps: July 2020 via Zoom. UNB Centre for Musical Arts is thrilled to be able to offer quality music instruction for a variety of ages and interests online! Each camp is specially tailored to its age group and subject matter. They’re using a combination of virtual MasterClasses, pre-recorded activities, and virtual projects to provide the best experience possible. Learn more.

Virtual Exhibitions:

New Work on Display at Gallery 78. This month at Gallery 78, enjoy an exhibition of work by Nova Scotia artist Monika Wright, a group exhibition dedicated to Fredericton and an exhibition of new work created by NBCCD’s 2020 Advanced Studio Practice graduates. Lots to see. Visit in person on line at gallery78.com

Pigment of Your Imagination: Virtual Exhibition of Second Year NBCCD Photography Students. The photography department of the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design would like to invite you to view the online virtual exhibition Pigment of Your Imagination, featuring the work of second year photography students Blake Baxter, Kayla Dormer, Gabrielle Gionet, Korry Hill, and Katherine Murray. View this Exhibition.

Fredericton Society of Artists’ First Online Exhibition. The Fredericton Society of Artists has held its Annual Spring Exhibition since 1949 and, this year, they are very pleased and excited to welcome you to an online showcase of our work.  View this Exhibition.

Several Exhibitions from the New Brunswick Museum. Explore a little New Brunswick history with these nine exhibitions. View these exhibitions.

This Week in Fredericton is created in part with notes from the Fredericton Arts Alliance‘s weekly newsletter as well as Music Runs Through It‘s weekly Fredericton music update. We encourage you to visit both these valuable community resources for more detailed information on these and other events happening This Week in Fredericton

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