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MAKERmatic: Custom Maker Kits Designed for You

MAKERmatic

Custom Maker Kits Designed for You

In the spirit of our popular MAKER MAKER workshop series, we are excited to launch MAKERmatic, a personalized Maker Kit Quiz.

Since we cannot gather and share in making together, we’re packaging up small art experiences for you to do at home, in your dorm room with your favourite tunes, or on a virtual craft night with friends.

Whether you are looking for an end-of-term study break or a weekend project, we’ve got you covered. Are you a pen and paper person, or is needle and thread more your thing? Let us know and we’ll gather everything you’ll need to make something awesome.

How it works:

1. Take the quiz at: owensartgallery.outgrow.us/makermatic

2. Find your Maker Kit match

3. We will prepare a custom Maker Kit just for you and email you when it’s ready

4. Stop by the Owens for safe curbside pick-up

Maker Kits are for anyone looking for a creative outlet during these unprecedented days. Unfortunately, while we would love to, we are not able to send Maker Kits by mail. If you live outside Sackville, we encourage you to take the quiz and create your own kit. Feel free to be in touch if you would like tips on getting started or advice on finding supplies.

When you receive notification that your Maker Kit is ready, come by the Owens for safe curb-side pick-up. Kits can be picked-up any weekday between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm. Please ring the doorbell at the entrance closest to the turning circle next to the Chapel and stand six feet back from the door. Community masks are mandatory for picking up kits.

Follow the hashtags #OwensArtGallery and #OwensMakerMatic to see what everyone else is making and to share your own creations.

Maker Kits are free and available until December 11.

The Owens Art Gallery acknowledges the generous support of all its funders, including Mount Allison University, the Canada Council for the Arts, the New Brunswick Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, the Town of Sackville, and the Friends of the Owens.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the physical spaces of the Owens Art Gallery and Colville House are currently closed to the public. To find out more about our online, onscreen, and off-site programs, please visit mta.ca/owens and umbrellaprojects.ca.

Music in NB 🎊 Musique au NB: 25 NOV 2020

MID: 7 DEC // DIM: 7 DEC

★ EMERGING ARTIST ★ ARTISTE EN DÉBUT DE CARRIÈRE
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★ LIVE PERFORMANCE ★ ACTIVITÉS SCÉNIQUES
More info: tinyurl.com/MNBPerformance
Plus d’infos : tinyurl.com/MNBSceniques

★ MARKETING & PROMOTION 
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Surveying the needs of the Trans Community

MusicOntario and Music Publishers Canada are surveying the professional needs of the Trans community in Canada’s music industry. We are doing this in order to develop community led, low-barrier programming that will build skills, resources, networks, and opportunities and for non-cis creators and professionals in Canada’s music industry at all levels in their careers. +++ info 

KEYCHANGE PLEDGE  

Music/Musique NB is proud to have signed the Keychange pledge, committing to take positive action for a representative music industry. Keychange is a global network and movement working towards a total restructure of the music industry in reaching full gender equality. +++ info >

Méga spectacle virtuel UN BEAU JOUR

Le spectacle virtuel UN BEAU JOUR, animé par Monique Poirier, réunira de grandes pointures de la musique acadienne sur la scène le jeudi 26 novembre dès 19 h 30. Kit Goguen et Ventus Machina, Troiselle, Cy et Sirène et Matelot fouleront la scène virtuelle de la FrancoFête en Acadie; ils seront rejoints par des invités spéciaux qui feront une apparition tout au long de la soirée dont : Bleu Jeans Bleu, Laurie LeBlanc, Les Fils du Facteur, Céleste Godin, Luc LeBlanc, Stef Paquetteet bien d’autres! +++ info >

Wolf Castle + Connected Music Series

MNB Member Wolf Castle has been selected to take part in a the new Connected Music Series. Curated by Canada’s Music Incubator, the concert series showcases Black, Indigenous and South Asian music performers and content creators at culturally significant spaces across Canada. Check out the Connected Music Series YouTube channel from November 19 to December 20. +++ info >

Triple lancement de disques pour le Grenier musique

C’est le vendredi 4 décembre 2020 que trois jeunes artistes acadiens, Matt Boudreau, Émilie Landry et Chloé Breault, s’installeront sur la scène de la Caserne du Centre des arts et de la culture de Dieppe pour y présenter chacun une partie de leurs nouvelles chansons. Trois façons d’assister au spectacle: Tous les détails ici.

Saint John String Quartet

From their sixth recording Canadian Hits: Unplugged, the Saint John String Quartet takes us on a visual journey through Stan Rogers iconic “Northwest Passage”. Through the depths of a lush forest canopy to the cliffs overlooking the Bay of Fundy, video director Lauchlan Ough highlights the beauty of New Brunswick, Canada perfectly while SJSQ effortlessly serenades us with one of Canada’s best-known folk songs. +++ info >

Winter is coming

Winter is here and so is the new Denzel Subban release.
Hockey Player Money features longtime collaborators Arthur Comeau & Michael Saulnier

PK Subban smile
Evander Kane phone
If you dont know…google it +++ info >

Kylie Fox: Green Release Concert

Join Kylie Fox with bandmates Kelly Waterhouse, Camilo Villamizar, Dillon Anthony, Sean Hutchins and Ryan Barrie as they perform Kylie’s latest album release, Green. Enjoy some socially distanced live music at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre December 17th, or in Saint John at the Kent Theatre December 18th.  +++ info >

Go, Homeboy’s New Video

Hip hop artist Go, Homeboy just released a video for The Tale of the Mixtape, a video for the title track to their upcoming album. Known to many on the Canadian east and west coast music scenes as Matt Walls, from Fredericton, N.B., Go, Homeboy! combines warm, down-tempo beats, with a unique style of clever, tongue-in-cheek, yet heartfelt lyricism, to create his own brand of wordplay based Hip Hop. +++ infos >

Matt Boudreau lance deux chansons de Noël

Noël # 1, un très mini album de deux chansons de Matt Boudreau qui paraît chez Le Grenier musique, est disponible à travers toutes les plateformes numériques. Écrire des chansons de Noël est une première pour l’artiste originaire de Petit-Rocher. Noël # 1, c’est donc un petit cadeau de deux chansons originales : «Amoureux» et «Tempête saisonnière». +++ infos >

Paul Wilfred on Facebook Live

Moncton based Singer/Songwriter Paul Wilfred will be performing on Facebook Live Friday November 27th for an 8pm start. You can expect songs from his 2 albums and his latest single Surviving. For more info: +++ info >

Émilie Landry lance «Bouillir d’la misère»

L’artiste Émilie Landry lance un vidéoclip de la chanson «Bouillir d’la misère» et, par le fait même, elle propose cette chanson aux radios comme prochain extrait. La chanson est un clin d’œil humoristique à ceux et celles qui ont tendance à se mettre des bâtons dans les roues. Ainsi que l’illustre le vidéoclip tourné à Moncton cet automne et réalisé par le vidéaste Louis-Philippe Chiasson, on voit Émilie qui essaie, tant bien que mal, de cuisiner un simple pain. +++ info >

La pandémie casse la tradition du spectacle Noël en Acadie

Le virus aura eu droit au spectacle annuel Noël en Acadie qui devait avoir lieu ce samedi 28 novembre 2020 au Centre Weslyan de Moncton, NB. C’est avec beaucoup de peine que Laurie LeBlanc et son équipe ont dû annoncer aux 1,500 détenteurs de billet que le spectacle a dû être reporté au vendredi 26 novembre 2021.  +++ info >

East Track Mind wants you to #listenlocal

Businesses in Moncton are switching to local music with the help of new company East Track Mind. Spotify playlists were curated and organized by province and genre making it easy to participate. The initiative includes a #listenlocal challenge asking the public to listen exclusively to East Coast Music for 3 weeks beginning November 16. The program will expand to include Atlantic Canada after the initial campaign. The goal is to create momentum for East Coast Music, a neglected branch of the “support local” movement.+++ info >

Studio Session Live

Live off the floor and live on Facebook, Kill Chicago will be recording brand new songs at Outreach Productions studios to give you an inside look at a live recording session. Come behind the scenes and see how an Outreach Studio Session is produced. Whether you’re a musician, a producer, a technology buff, or simply a music fan, you’ll love this behind the scenes look into what happens when the record light comes on. +++ info >

Mandy Silk’s White Christmas

From Mandy Silk: “I am happy to share a cover of one of my favourite Christmas songs, White Christmas, to help get everyone into the holiday spirit. Special thanks to Olivier LeBlanc for his production assistance! For more info on my music, check out www.mandysilk.com.”

Sunnyside Uppers New Single and Video

A new kind of sunlight shimmers through the Port City haze. The Sunnyside Uppers are back to remind us that triumph and despair really aren’t that far apart. That we can all overcome, with a little help from our friends. The new single “If All Is Lost” is available wherever you stream music. +++ info >

Sound Drown’s first full length release

Sound Drown is a pop-punk band proudly hailing from Saint John, New Brunswick. With the release of their EP, “Dino Droppings”, in 2017, Sound Drown have continued to hone their craft and have focused on writing and recording their new full-length record ‘Selfish Reasons’. Over the course of 2018-2020 they took some time off from playing live to focus on their families and continue writing and collaborating together. +++ info >

New Album from One8tea

November 27th Hiphop veteran One8tea is back with his 5th project Ventilation 2. This project features guest appearances from Canadian talent such as Fresh IE (MB), Scribe Music (BC), Kent Carter (NB), SNT DVD (NB), Keonte Beals (NS), Jake (MB) and more. V2 also includes production from Skosha Muzik (NS) and Frost Gamble (MB). This project covers topics of race, poverty, faith and more. +++ info >

Sarah Jones | Launching SP2: North End

SARAH JONES SURVEY PROJECT 2 | NORTH END

SP2 continues Sarah Jones’ survey of Saint John’s urban and industrial landscape in one hundred paintings. SP2 focuses on Saint John’s North End, beginning with the harbour and Cheslea Drive, then moving to Reversing Falls, the Saint John Power Boat Club and Marina, Victoria Square and through the streets of the ONE.

The entire project and all one hundred paintings will be exhibited at Jones Gallery in November 2021.

Like before, you can claim one of these paintings by pre-purchasing a number at a savings of $200!

FAQS

WHY AGAIN?

Sarah finished the paintings in SP1 and then, kept painting. Northward.

HOW DO I PRE-PURCHASE A PAINTING?

Each numbered painting (Painting No. 1, Painting No. 2, etc.) are available for PRE-PURCHASE for $500 (plus hst) until November 17 2021. Once the paintings are revealed in the 2021 exhibition, the price returns to the regular 12”x12” rate of $700.

CAN I GIVE THIS AS A GIFT?

Yes. Upon pre-purchase, customers will be mailed a package with information on the project and a special invitation to the 2021 exhibition. It’s nice and very gift-appropriate, we promise. Please always let us know if you have any additional gifting instructions

Holiday Shop Feature

ArtsLink NB knows it’s been a very difficult year for everyone, and the arts community has been especially hard-hit by all the cancellations due to COVID-19. Our staff have been panic buying local since the beginning of the pandemic, and we want to encourage our audience to buy from local artists as well.

To that end, we’re running an online artist shop promotion in advance of Christmas. If you’re an artist and have an online shop you’d like us to feature, please send an email to info@artslinknb.com with a short description and a link to your shop. If you’ve got a discount code for us, feel free to add that as well. We’ll be collecting links until Monday and we will start featuring them all through December.

In the meantime, check out the fantastic gift guide put together by our friends over at NB Made: https://nbmade.ca/pages/2020-holiday-gift-guide

Happy holidays!

$20,000 Signature Grant Awarded to Textile Museum of Canada

SHMF is happy to announce a $20,000 grant to the Textile Museum of Canada in support of a national touring exhibition and publication of the exhibition Anna Torma: Permanent Danger. This signature grant is given in recognition of the career achievements of Ms. Torma and in appreciation of the value of critical discourse in the Visual Arts. The exhibition is on view at the Textile Museum of Canada until March 20, 2021.

Since being chosen to receive the Strathbutler Award in 2008, New Brunswick Lieutenant Governor’s High Achievement in Visual Art Award in 2018 and the Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts – Saidye Bronfman Award in 2020. Ms.Torma has continued her innovative work in contemporary embroidery from her home studio in Baie Verte, New Brunswick. Permanent Danger flows from a residency in Italy and France funded through the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation’s International Residency Program. The exhibition features 14 large embroideries that Sarah Quinton, Curatorial Director of the Textile Museum of Canada, characterizes as “complex expressions of Torma’s experiences of family, immigration, joy and the act of creation.” A full-colour publication cataloguing this significant national exhibition will be launched in 2021.

Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation is proud to be a Supporting Sponsor of Permanent Danger which will tour widely, including an exhibition at the University of Guelph in Spring 2021, and the Owens Art Gallery in Fall 2021.

Kathryn McCarroll
Executive Director
Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation
Phone: 506 693 5647
sheilahughmackay.ca

Music in NB 🎈 Musique au NB: 18 NOV 2020

FOLK UNLOCKED AT FAI  

The ECMA, Music/Musique NB, MusicNL, Music NS, and Music PEI are pleased to be presenting the “Canadian Music. East Coast Style.” virtual showcase spotlight at the 2021 edition of Folk Alliance International (Feb 22 – 25). The showcase will feature eight export-ready artists from Atlantic Canada with two acts from each province. Deadline for submissions: Monday, November 23rd, 5 PM AST/ 5:30 PM NDT

KEYCHANGE PLEDGE  

Music/Musique NB is proud to have signed the Keychange pledge, committing to take positive action for a representative music industry. Keychange is a global network and movement working towards a total restructure of the music industry in reaching full gender equality. +++ info >

FIND THAT WEBINAR! TROUVEZ CE WEBINAIRE!  

So much to learn, so little time! We’ve started a list of upcoming and past (but still available) music industry webinars. Perfect for those days where you want to feel productive but don’t want to talk to anyone! // Tellement de nouvelles choses à apprendre et si peu de temps! On a commencé une liste de webinaires liés à l’industrie de la musique (à venir et déjà passés mais toujours dispo). C’est parfait pour les journées où vous voulez être productive mais où vous ne voulez pas parler à personne! +++ info >

NEXT SAVVY SESSION // PROCHAINE SESSION SENSÉE  

Grant Writing // Rédaction de subventions

  • 18 NOV (19h00): Grant Writing with FACTOR (English)
  • 19 NOV (19h00): Demande de subvention avec Musicaction (Français)

 +++ info >

East Track Mind wants you to #listenlocal

Businesses in Moncton are switching to local music with the help of new company East Track Mind. Spotify playlists were curated and organized by province and genre making it easy to participate. The initiative includes a #listenlocal challenge asking the public to listen exclusively to East Coast Music for 3 weeks beginning November 16. The program will expand to include Atlantic Canada after the initial campaign. The goal is to create momentum for East Coast Music, a neglected branch of the “support local” movement.+++ info >

Studio Session Live

Live off the floor and live on Facebook, Kill Chicago will be recording brand new songs at Outreach Productions studios to give you an inside look at a live recording session. Come behind the scenes and see how an Outreach Studio Session is produced. Whether you’re a musician, a producer, a technology buff, or simply a music fan, you’ll love this behind the scenes look into what happens when the record light comes on. +++ info >

Mandy Silk’s White Christmas

From Mandy Silk: “I am happy to share a cover of one of my favourite Christmas songs, White Christmas, to help get everyone into the holiday spirit. Special thanks to Olivier LeBlanc for his production assistance! For more info on my music, check out www.mandysilk.com.”

Sunnyside Uppers New Single and Video

A new kind of sunlight shimmers through the Port City haze. The Sunnyside Uppers are back to remind us that triumph and despair really aren’t that far apart. That we can all overcome, with a little help from our friends. The new single “If All Is Lost” is available wherever you stream music. +++ info >

Songwriters Circle at Ducky’s

Songwriters showcase happening in Sackville at Ducky’s on Sunday Nov 22. Presented by Life Bait Theatre and New Works Festival Performing songwriters are: Alex Madsen, Jason Haywood and Kenny James. Book ahead at 536-2248 +++ info >

Sound Drown’s first full length release

Sound Drown is a pop-punk band proudly hailing from Saint John, New Brunswick. With the release of their EP, “Dino Droppings”, in 2017, Sound Drown have continued to hone their craft and have focused on writing and recording their new full-length record ‘Selfish Reasons’. Over the course of 2018-2020 they took some time off from playing live to focus on their families and continue writing and collaborating together. +++ info >

New Album from One8tea

November 27th Hiphop veteran One8tea is back with his 5th project Ventilation 2. This project features guest appearances from Canadian talent such as Fresh IE (MB), Scribe Music (BC), Kent Carter (NB), SNT DVD (NB), Keonte Beals (NS), Jake (MB) and more. V2 also includes production from Skosha Muzik (NS) and Frost Gamble (MB). This project covers topics of race, poverty, faith and more. +++ info >

Camerata Concert: Autumn Leaves

With guest conductor: Nadège Foofat and violin soloist Danielle Sametz
November 18, 7:30 PM Imperial Theatre, Saint John
November 21, 7:30 PM The Playhouse, Fredericton
November 22, 2 PM Capitol Theatre, Moncton +++ info >

Nouveau video de Sandra Le Couteur

Une jeune serveuse en 1974 pense à une rencontre frivole mais qui laisse une marque dans son cœur. Nous sommes tantôt dans un «  un diner » en Acadie, et tantôt  à Buenos Aires, et sommes envoûté par ce texte riche de Gilles Bélanger et la musique de Pierre Flynn. Sandra nous offre ce texte avec sa voix  chargée d’émotions sensuels. +++ info >

SADIE’S POPCORN

Saint John-based musician Sadie released a new single “Popcorn” on Bandcamp + all streaming platforms through Saint John’s Monopolized Records. This grungy power ballad reflects on uncertainty, nostalgia, and distrust while conjuring familiar pleasures.You can catch Sadie performing her debut single, opening for indie-folk trio The Olympic Symphonium on November 20 in Fredericton at Charlotte Street Art Centre. +++ info

Charlotte Glencross Scholarship

The Charlotte Street Arts Centre is currently accepting applications for the Charlotte Glencross Scholarship for 2020!!   The Charlotte Glencross Scholarship is now a $2000 scholarship offered every other year to an artist who is progressing in their professional development through classes, workshops, school or another professional endeavour. DEADLINE is DECEMBER 4th, 2020.  FIND MORE INFORMATION HERE

FMZ 2020 HOLIDAY DRUMMER RAFFLE

The FMZ 2020 Holiday Drummer Raffle was created in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Many Canadian drummers have lost work through cancelled tours, gigs, clinics, sessions and many other ways they earn their living. All net proceeds from the raffle will go directly to Canadian drummers who have been adversly affected by the pandemic.   +++ info >

LAZERMORTIS NEW RELEASE

On October 31st, 2020, Lazermortis released a single called Crossing Over from her upcoming EP Autonetic Afterlife! The EP is an exploration of life, death and artificial intelligence. Crossing Over takes you on a journey of what an android might feel upon death and rebirth in the afterlife. Find it on Bandcamp and all other streaming platforms now!  +++ info >

ADAM MOORE UPCOMING SINGLE

Saint John based Singer/Song-Writer Adam Moore is a man on a mission, a mission to entertain. Over the years Adam has gained respect from both the public and music community alike for his versatile musicianship and high energy shows. Adam is set to release a new track “Maybe”.   +++ info >

LAURIE LEBLANC LANCE ‘JUGE-MOI PAS’

L’artiste country acadien Laurie LeBlanc lance son premier titre francophone en 2020.  Juge-moi pas sera le prochain extrait à tourner dans les radios francophones au pays.  Cette chanson fait partie de son 6e disque Couleurs qui fut en nomination au Gala de l’Adisq, au Gala country francophone du Canada, au Prix Musique NB et au Josie Music Awards à Tennessee.  +++ info >

NOUVEAUTÉ DE CÉDRIC VIENO

Cedric Vieno revient en force avec «Laisse Tomber», le premier extrait de son quatrième album intitulé Maltempête. Ce dernier prend racine dans un village mi-fictif mi-réel où évolue des personnages un brin surréalistes. On y retrouve notamment le bûcheron qui travaille à la lampe frontale lors de ses nuits d’insomnie, rêvant de tuer la mort, la robuste drag queen du village qui travaille à l’usine de poisson ou encore Fifille, une dominatrice au volant d’une fusée-bécane qui enferme ses amants dans sa cave. +++ info >

TOMATO/TOMATO’S BETTER AT LEAVING

From Tomato/Tomato: “In anticipation of our fifth album release, “It’ll Come Around”, we released a brand new single last week! This one is all about the groove. Funky drums and bass, stereo guitars, and Motown-inspired strings keep “Better At Leaving” feeling good from beginning to end. We’d love for you to take a listen wherever you listen and as always, feel free to add it to your playlists and share! We can’t believe how close it is to album release time! Eeeeep!!!”

SHMF supports Acadian art restoration project

Signature Grant Announcement

SHMF supports Acadian art restoration project

The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation Signature Grant Program provides an opportunity for the Board of Directors to invest in unique needs, opportunities and challenges in New Brunswick. The foundation is pleased to announce a $ 7,500 grant to Nation Prospère in support of a major art restoration project.

Under the direction of Nation Prospère, a significant work by the renowned Acadian artist Édouard Gautreau is destined for permanent exhibition at the Musée de Kent.  Le Rideau de scène de la Déportation is a large canvas that was commissioned by the late Msgr. Camille-André LeBlanc in 1931 while he served as parish priest in Shemogue, near the Village of Cap-Pelé.

Parish churches and congregations of sisters played a leading role in the support of cultural life in French communities of the Maritimes between the late 1800’s and the 1970’s. The Shemogue parish theatre hall was one these cultural centres that served its local community well until it fell into disrepair in the 1960’s. The building was subsequently sold and was ravaged by fire in the 1970’s, thankfully sparing the theatre curtain. In the ensuing years the canvas became increasingly damaged until it was rescued by the late Father Maurice Léger in 1979 and put in the care of the Société Historique de la Mer Rouge.

The protected artwork remained dormant for 40 years in the basement of the Louis-J.-Robichaud High School in Shediac until its ownership was transferred to the Nation Prospère Acadie charity in May 2020, with the promise of restoring and showcasing the painting. The Musée de Kent in Bouctouche accepted the challenge and an ambitious restoration project was begun in July 2020.

Through the efforts of many, the canvas has been saved and an initial cleaning has been done of what is believed to be the largest painting in Acadie, measuring 10 feet high by 18 feet long (3 by 5.5 metres).  The partially restored canvas was displayed to the public in August 2020 for the first time in 50 years and will now enter a deeper phase of conservation.  SHMF is proud to support this conservation effort, involving the New Brunswick Conservator and Fine Art Restoration Specialist, Alena MacAlasdair. 

“It has been an inspiring and rewarding experience to see this significant piece of Acadian heritage come to life and we are truly grateful to the many benefactors who have made this possible thus far,” says Pierre Cormier, President of the Kent Museum in Bouctouche. “We look forward to the day of being able to complete the project and having it displayed on a permanent basis in our museum,” he added.

“I wish to express our deepest gratitude to the Sheila Hugh MacKay Foundation for their interest in this epic project and their generous contribution towards this endeavour,” commented Daniel LeBlanc, Executive Director of Nation Prospère Acadie. “We are committed to completing the restoration work on this unique work of Acadian and New Brunswick artistic heritage and to preserve it for future generations,” he concluded.

Kathryn McCarroll
Executive Director
Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation
Phone: 506 693 5647
sheilahughmackay.ca

Music in NB ☀ Musique au NB: NOV 11 2020

KEYCHANGE PLEDGE 

Music/Musique NB is proud to have signed the Keychange pledge, committing to take positive action for a representative music industry. Keychange is a global network and movement working towards a total restructure of the music industry in reaching full gender equality. +++ info >

FIND THAT WEBINAR! TROUVEZ CE WEBINAIRE! 

So much to learn, so little time! We’ve started a list of upcoming and past (but still available) music industry webinars. Perfect for those days where you want to feel productive but don’t want to talk to anyone! // Tellement de nouvelles choses à apprendre et si peu de temps! On a commencé une liste de webinaires liés à l’industrie de la musique (à venir et déjà passés mais toujours dispo). C’est parfait pour les journées où vous voulez être productive mais où vous ne voulez pas parler à personne! +++ info >

NEXT SAVVY SESSION // PROCHAINE SESSION SENSÉE  Grant Writing // Rédaction de subventions

  • 18 NOV (19h00): Grant Writing with FACTOR (English)
  • 19 NOV (19h00): Demande de subvention avec Musicaction (Français)

JURY APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

Are you a musician or industry professional looking to have a direct impact on the success of 2021 Award & Showcasing Applicants?  Each year, the East Coast Music Association (ECMA) solicits help from its membership and industry professionals on a regional, national and international level to build its roster of qualified musicians and industry professionals who act as jurors.  +++ info >

Sound Drown’s first full length release

Sound Drown is a pop-punk band proudly hailing from Saint John, New Brunswick. With the release of their EP, “Dino Droppings”, in 2017, Sound Drown have continued to hone their craft and have focused on writing and recording their new full-length record ‘Selfish Reasons’. Over the course of 2018-2020 they took some time off from playing live to focus on their families and continue writing and collaborating together. +++ info >

New Album from One8tea

November 27th Hiphop veteran One8tea is back with his 5th project Ventilation 2. This project features guest appearances from Canadian talent such as Fresh IE (MB), Scribe Music (BC), Kent Carter (NB), SNT DVD (NB), Keonte Beals (NS), Jake (MB) and more. V2 also includes production from Skosha Muzik (NS) and Frost Gamble (MB). This project covers topics of race, poverty, faith and more. +++ info >

Camerata Concert: Autumn Leaves

With guest conductor: Nadège Foofat and violin soloist Danielle Sametz

November 18, 7:30 PM Imperial Theatre, Saint John
November 21, 7:30 PM The Playhouse, Fredericton
November 22, 2 PM Capitol Theatre, Moncton +++ info >

Nouveau video de Sandra Le Couteur

Une jeune serveuse en 1974 pense à une rencontre frivole mais qui laisse une marque dans son cœur. Nous sommes tantôt dans un «  un diner » en Acadie, et tantôt  à Buenos Aires, et sommes envoûté par ce texte riche de Gilles Bélanger et la musique de Pierre Flynn. Sandra nous offre ce texte avec sa voix  chargée d’émotions sensuels. +++ info >

SADIE’S POPCORN

Saint John-based musician Sadie released a new single “Popcorn” on Bandcamp + all streaming platforms through Saint John’s Monopolized Records. This grungy power ballad reflects on uncertainty, nostalgia, and distrust while conjuring familiar pleasures. You can catch Sadie performing her debut single, opening for indie-folk trio The Olympic Symphonium on November 20 in Fredericton at Charlotte Street Art Centre. +++ info >

Charlotte Glencross Scholarship

The Charlotte Street Arts Centre is currently accepting applications for the Charlotte Glencross Scholarship for 2020!!   The Charlotte Glencross Scholarship is now a $2000 scholarship offered every other year to an artist who is progressing in their professional development through classes, workshops, school or another professional endeavour. DEADLINE is DECEMBER 4th, 2020.  FIND MORE INFORMATION HERE

FMZ 2020 HOLIDAY DRUMMER RAFFLE

The FMZ 2020 Holiday Drummer Raffle was created in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Many Canadian drummers have lost work through cancelled tours, gigs, clinics, sessions and many other ways they earn their living. All net proceeds from the raffle will go directly to Canadian drummers who have been adversly affected by the pandemic.   +++ info >

RE:FLUX 16 Appel(s) de dossiers // Call(s) for submissions

NOUVELLE DATE DE TOMBÉE • NEW DEADLINE! 13 NOV 2020 // Le festival de musique expérimentale et d’art sonore RE:FLUX lance son appel de propositions aux artistes, groupes et collectifs oeuvrant en musique expérimentale et en art sonore pour la programmation de sa 16e édition qui aura lieu du 24 au 30 mai 2021 à Moncton, au Nouveau-Brunswick.   +++ info >

LAZERMORTIS NEW RELEASE

On October 31st, 2020, Lazermortis released a single called Crossing Over from her upcoming EP Autonetic Afterlife! The EP is an exploration of life, death and artificial intelligence. Crossing Over takes you on a journey of what an android might feel upon death and rebirth in the afterlife. Find it on Bandcamp and all other streaming platforms now!  +++ info >

ADAM MOORE UPCOMING SINGLE


Saint John based Singer/Song-Writer Adam Moore is a man on a mission, a mission to entertain. Over the years Adam has gained respect from both the public and music community alike for his versatile musicianship and high energy shows. Adam is set to release a new track “Maybe”.   +++ info >

LAURIE LEBLANC LANCE ‘JUGE-MOI PAS’

L’artiste country acadien Laurie LeBlanc lance son premier titre francophone en 2020.  Juge-moi pas sera le prochain extrait à tourner dans les radios francophones au pays.  Cette chanson fait partie de son 6e disque Couleurs qui fut en nomination au Gala de l’Adisq, au Gala country francophone du Canada, au Prix Musique NB et au Josie Music Awards à Tennessee.  +++ info >

NOUVEAUTÉ DE CÉDRIC VIENO

Cedric Vieno revient en force avec «Laisse Tomber», le premier extrait de son quatrième album intitulé Maltempête. Ce dernier prend racine dans un village mi-fictif mi-réel où évolue des personnages un brin surréalistes. On y retrouve notamment le bûcheron qui travaille à la lampe frontale lors de ses nuits d’insomnie, rêvant de tuer la mort, la robuste drag queen du village qui travaille à l’usine de poisson ou encore Fifille, une dominatrice au volant d’une fusée-bécane qui enferme ses amants dans sa cave. +++ info >

TOMATO/TOMATO’S BETTER AT LEAVING

From Tomato/Tomato: “In anticipation of our fifth album release, “It’ll Come Around”, we released a brand new single last week! This one is all about the groove. Funky drums and bass, stereo guitars, and Motown-inspired strings keep “Better At Leaving” feeling good from beginning to end. We’d love for you to take a listen wherever you listen and as always, feel free to add it to your playlists and share! We can’t believe how close it is to album release time! Eeeeep!!!”

@ THE CAP

FRI, 13 NOV AT 19:00
Villages with Michelle Morrison November 13th at Charlotte Street Arts Center
MON, 16 NOV AT 20:00
Cavedweller with A Lucid Nightmare // Nov. 16 // The Cap
WED, 18 NOV AT 20:00 
Heat $heets with Quinn Bonnell Band // Nov. 18 // The Cap

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Théâtre Capitol Theatre

NOV 14 AT 20:00 
Bon Jovi // Bryan Adams Tribute 
NOV 15
Neon Dreams
NOV 20
Saltwater Songs

DEC 4
Thane Dunn Christmas with the King
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CENTRE DES ARTS D’EDMUNDSTON

Le quintette à vent VENTUS MACHINA présente ENVOL, un concert de musique classique avec l’ornithologue invité ALAIN CLAVETTE. Basé sur la liberté, le vol et le chant de nos amis ailés, le programme est composé d’oeuvres inspirées du chant des oiseaux et des arrangements originaux de chansons des Beatles et de Leonard Cohen. Les magnifiques photographies, les histoires touchantes et la personnalité colorée d’Alain Clavette ajouteront un aspect unique au concert et promettent de vous faire voyager. // 23 janvier 2021 – 19 h 00  +++ info >

SSI SOUNDSTAGE


Sound Specialists Inc. (SSI) is partnering with bands to provide an avenue for bands to play together in a safe and social distance manner.  Full audio, video and lighting production is provided to stream live on Facebook.  For more information or booking availability please contact us on all our social media or click the “Book Today” button on our website.  +++ info >

Seventh Annual Atlantic Jewish Film Festival Opens Virtually

(Halifax, NS) Due to COVID-19, this year’s Atlantic Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) has made the leap to an online viewing experience.  Movies from Israel, Russia, Brazil and the United States make their Atlantic debut as the Atlantic Jewish Council presents the seventh Atlantic Jewish Film Festival from November 19-22, with ten films screening on the Cineplex Cinemas’ platform, for everyone in Atlantic Canada to access. A Festival Pass is available for $44.99 (plus tax), with General Tickets $10.99 (plus tax). Each film purchased an be viewed once only with an Atlantic IP address. All films can be viewed at your leisure on your own schedule during the five days of the AJFF.

This year’s films range from Fiddler:  A Miracle of Miracles (USA, 2019), the first in-depth documentary about  turning the iconic musical into a film, to The Humorist, Michael Idov’s social satire set in the midst of the collapsing USSR.

AJFF Committee Chair Lynn Rotin commented, “We’ve selected comedies, dramas and documentaries that will sweep you away from present realities.  Now everyone in Atlantic Canada can watch the movies when they want from the comfort of home, and there’s something for every taste.”

The much-anticipated 2020 film version of Judith Kerr’s novel, When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit, about a young girl in 1930’s Nazi Germany screens this year, as does Back to Maracana, a comedy-drama about three generations who make a trip to Brazil to attend the World Cup.

Film fans can watch the AJFF films on their TVs, computers, tablets, phones and on Apple TV by creating or logging into their Cineplex account. All the details on how to watch are available on the Festival’s website, www.ajff.ca.

A “bonus” film by Haligonian Lynda Medjuck Suissa can be screened free with any ticket purchase.  Camp Kadimah:  The Story of our Lives, pays tribute to the Jewish communities of Atlantic Canada, who founded the children’s summer camp on the shores of Lake William, Nova Scotia.  

The Atlantic Jewish Council (AJC) has been the cornerstone of Jewish life in Atlantic Canada since 1975, acting as the organized Jewish community’s representative and program/service provider for non-religious matters.  The AJC has been a strong voice for Israel and the Canadian Jewish community.  

The Atlantic Jewish Film Festival is supported by the HRM’s Regional Event grant, The Azrieli Foundation and many private donors and sponsors.

Information:  
Peggy Walt (902) 422-5403, peggy@culturalaffairs.ca, (902) 476-1096 (cell)
 
2020 AJFF MOVIES AT A GLANCE:
 
FIDDLER:  A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES  (English) Documentary
USA, 2019
 
DIVORCE DENIED (Hebrew with English subtitles) Documentary
Israel, 2019
 
A JEW WALKS INTO A BAR  (English) Documentary short
USA, 2018
 
ART OF WAITING  (Hebrew with English subtitles) Romantic drama/comedy
Israel, 2019
 
BACK TO MARACANA (Hebrew and Portuguese with English subtitles), Family drama/comedy
Brazil, Israel, 2019
 
MY WAR HERO UNCLE (Hebrew with English subtitles) Debut documentary
Israel, 2018
 
DEAR GOD  (Hebrew with English subtitles) Short/Romantic drama
Israel, 2014
 
THE HUMORIST (Russian with English subtitles) Drama/social satire
Russia, Latvia, Czech Republic, 2019
 
WHEN HITLER STOLE PINK RABBIT (German with English subtitles), Drama
Adapted from Judith Kerr’s semi-autobiography
Germany, Switzerland, 2020
 
CAMP KADIMAH:  THE STORY OF OUR LIVES (English) Documentary
Canada, 2019
 
AJFF.ca for more details/information and to book tickets

Music in NB 💫 Musique au NB: NOV 4 2020

FIND THAT WEBINAR! TROUVEZ CE WEBINAIRE! 

 So much to learn, so little time! We’ve started a list of upcoming and past (but still available) music industry webinars. Perfect for those days where you want to feel productive but don’t want to talk to anyone! // Tellement de nouvelles choses à apprendre et si peu de temps! On a commencé une liste de webinaires liés à l’industrie de la musique (à venir et déjà passés mais toujours dispo). C’est parfait pour les journées où vous voulez être productive mais où vous ne voulez pas parler à personne! +++ info >

NEXT SAVVY SESSION // PROCHAINE SESSION SENSÉE  

Grant Writing // Rédaction de subventions

  • 18 NOV (19h00): Grant Writing with FACTOR (English)
  • 19 NOV (19h00): Demande de subvention avec Musicaction (Français)

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JURY APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

Are you a musician or industry professional looking to have a direct impact on the success of 2021 Award & Showcasing Applicants?  Each year, the East Coast Music Association (ECMA) solicits help from its membership and industry professionals on a regional, national and international level to build its roster of qualified musicians and industry professionals who act as jurors.  +++ info >

FMZ 2020 HOLIDAY DRUMMER RAFFLE

The FMZ 2020 Holiday Drummer Raffle was created in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Many Canadian drummers have lost work through cancelled tours, gigs, clinics, sessions and many other ways they earn their living. All net proceeds from the raffle will go directly to Canadian drummers who have been adversly affected by the pandemic.   +++ info >

RE:FLUX 16 Appel(s) de dossiers // Call(s) for submissions

NOUVELLE DATE DE TOMBÉE • NEW DEADLINE! 13 NOV 2020 // Le festival de musique expérimentale et d’art sonore RE:FLUX lance son appel de propositions aux artistes, groupes et collectifs oeuvrant en musique expérimentale et en art sonore pour la programmation de sa 16e édition qui aura lieu du 24 au 30 mai 2021 à Moncton, au Nouveau-Brunswick.   +++ info >

LAZERMORTIS NEW RELEASE

On October 31st, 2020, Lazermortis released a single called Crossing Over from her upcoming EP Autonetic Afterlife! The EP is an exploration of life, death and artificial intelligence. Crossing Over takes you on a journey of what an android might feel upon death and rebirth in the afterlife. Find it on Bandcamp and all other streaming platforms now!  +++ info >

ADAM MOORE UPCOMING SINGLE

Saint John based Singer/Song-Writer Adam Moore is a man on a mission, a mission to entertain. Over the years Adam has gained respect from both the public and music community alike for his versatile musicianship and high energy shows. Adam is set to release a new track “Maybe”.   +++ info >

LAURIE LEBLANC LANCE ‘JUGE-MOI PAS’

L’artiste country acadien Laurie LeBlanc lance son premier titre francophone en 2020.  Juge-moi pas sera le prochain extrait à tourner dans les radios francophones au pays.  Cette chanson fait partie de son 6e disque Couleurs qui fut en nomination au Gala de l’Adisq, au Gala country francophone du Canada, au Prix Musique NB et au Josie Music Awards à Tennessee.  +++ info >

NOUVEAUTÉ DE CÉDRIC VIENO

Cedric Vieno revient en force avec «Laisse Tomber», le premier extrait de son quatrième album intitulé Maltempête. Ce dernier prend racine dans un village mi-fictif mi-réel où évolue des personnages un brin surréalistes. On y retrouve notamment le bûcheron qui travaille à la lampe frontale lors de ses nuits d’insomnie, rêvant de tuer la mort, la robuste drag queen du village qui travaille à l’usine de poisson ou encore Fifille, une dominatrice au volant d’une fusée-bécane qui enferme ses amants dans sa cave. +++ info >

NEW TOMATO/TOMATO SINGLE

From Tomato/Tomato: “The first single off of our upcoming album, “It’ll Come Around” just dropped this week! It’s called “Chasing Rainbows” and we’d love for you to give it a listen wherever you listen to music! Just click right HERE and feel free to add to your faves and playlists! We also whipped up a little lyric video and would love for you to check it out! First time ever attempting one of those! 🙈 It’s on our YouTube channel HERE.”

Christine Melanson lance un nouvel extrait

L’auteure-compositeure-interprète acadienne Christine Melanson lance son deuxième extrait intitulé Crois-tu qu’on pourrait s’aimer, tiré de son 2e album Cent millions d’années. L’extrait est présentement disponible pour achat en format numérique et en streaming sur les plates-formes comme Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play et autres. +++ info >

SHORT FOR ARTHUR FIRST VIDEO

Short for Arthur just released their first official music video, ‘Hanging Paintings’. “Hanging Paintings” brings famous art pieces to life. Proving that everything in life is art itself and there’s more than what meets the eye if we choose to take a closer look. See if you can spot all of the famous art references! +++ info >

RICHIE YOUNG’S PULL IT IN DRIVE

Richie Young is back at it again with his new rock and roll single “Pull it in Drive”, available on YouTube. The video is a creation by Richie Young using the elements of green screen and camera work, the song is a new song not yet released on any albums but is a great addition to the one man bands repertoire.   +++ info >

NEW DENMOTHER VIDEO

Singer-songwriter DenMother is releasing a video on October 31. The new music video for “Is It Greener?”, produced and directed by Jordan Anthony Greer, plays with the intricate layers of loss woven across timelines. Grief feels less permanent within a limitless universe. It was shot on location at beautiful King’s Landing.  +++ info >

ALIVE FOREVER

Local Moncton-based band We Left As Lions has a new track coming out Oct 30, 2020 called “Alive Forever”. We are excited to have this single come together and a lot of hard work has been put into the songwriting, including having it professionally mixed, and then mastered by 2 time grammy award winner Andres Mayo. We have also created a video for the track here – To be released officially Oct 30, 2020!   +++ info >

@ THE CAP

Scumlord as support for
Neighbourhood Watch
Saturday, November 7th
Charlotte Street Arts Centre
Doors 6:30PM // Show 7PM

Villages (with TBA)
Friday, November 13th
Charlotte Street Arts Centre
Doors 6PM // Show 7PM

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Théâtre Capitol Theatre

NOV 14
Bon Jovi // Bryan Adams Tribute Capitol Theatre 
NOV 15
Neon Dreams
NOV 20
Saltwater Songs
DEC 4
Thane Dunn Christmas with the King
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NEW MUSIC FROM MICHAEL J. FOXX

Moncton’s Michael J. Foxx creates innovative sonic landscapes, wildly satisfying beats, & compelling lyrics that soar when paired with Sydey Sexton’s commanding vocal presence resulting in moments of sheer delight including songs ‘Just Give It A Moment’ and the Album’s Debut Single/Music Video ‘Your Love Is The Drug’. The entire album perfectly punctuates everyday life from the comfort of your personal listening device. +++ info >

CROSS POINT DE ANANAS

La mélancolie habite un peu les membres du groupe Ananas. En passant du jaune à l’orange, l’ouverture et la fermeture du pont John Van Horne à Campbellton, il y a des habitudes qui sont perturbées. Tel qu’aller se chercher de la bière à Cross Point (Pointe-à-la-Croix.) Il semblerait que l’achat de bières par des mineurs (au Nouveau-Brunswick et qui ont légalement le droit d’en faire l’achat au Québec) ne fasse pas parti des services essentiels de la région. +++ info >

CROSS POINT DE ANANAS

La mélancolie habite un peu les membres du groupe Ananas. En passant du jaune à l’orange, l’ouverture et la fermeture du pont John Van Horne à Campbellton, il y a des habitudes qui sont perturbées. Tel qu’aller se chercher de la bière à Cross Point (Pointe-à-la-Croix.) Il semblerait que l’achat de bières par des mineurs (au Nouveau-Brunswick et qui ont légalement le droit d’en faire l’achat au Québec) ne fasse pas parti des services essentiels de la région. +++ info >

NBYO launches NBYO LIVE

The show must go on! On October 31, the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra will launch its new season with the first of five concerts set to take place through to April 2021. The shows will be livestreamed over the Internet, and promise to connect musicians and viewers in ways not possible before. In addition to up-close coverage of the musical performances, the ‘NBYO LIVE’ concerts will go behind-the-scenes for interviews and will offer a real-time Q&A session with the audience.  +++ info >