Author: Jeff Jones

Celebrate the holiday season at the Rose!!

The holiday season is upon us. With it comes time off from school and work, celebrations with friends and family, and more than a little extra time at the mall. While certainly joyous for most, it is sometimes difficult to avoid the feeling of being overwhelmed. It might be a good idea to find a fun and relaxed way to sit back and enjoy the season! The Rose Theatre has put together a whole month of entertainment designed to deck the halls and keep your spirits bright. Starting the month off on December 1st, Elvis’ Wonderful World of Christmas:...

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Muslim Canadians celebrated in exhibition

It’s an exhibit that may break down barriers, and show how the Islamic community has made great strides in Canada. The Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives (PAMA) is presenting 150 Muslim Contributions to Canada: A Mixed-Media Exhibit, to showcase the rich heritage and growth the Muslim community has added to Peel Region and across Canada. The exhibit is made up of works across several media, by Muslim artists. “The only requirement was that the pieces portray stories of action, small or big, that a Canadian Muslim has taken, that impacted not only their community, but others as well,”...

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Cultural roots and modernity collide at PAMA

Groove-oriented hip hop beats and fusions of classical ragas will fill PAMA with South Asian flair. This fall sees the opening of Blue God and the Serpents, a brand new multi-media exhibition by Brampton-based collaborative artists.  Singer, storyteller and writer, Indo-Canadian Sharada K. Eswar has firmly established her place as one of the most creative artists to emerge from the South Asian community. With a mesmerizing voice, she captures her listeners with stories and songs from her Indian roots. Eswar and her collaborative team, scenographer Sonja C. Rainey and musician/producer Rup Sidhu set out to build on and expand...

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Calendar of Events

  1. Black Enslavement in Upper Canada

    November 10, 2017 - April 15, 2018
  2. The Black Community in Peel in the Late 19th Century

    November 10, 2017 - April 15, 2018
  3. A Thread and a Story

    November 10, 2017 - February 25, 2018
  4. What’s for Dinner?

    November 25, 2017 - November 25, 2018
  5. Skate on the Square

    December 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 16, 2018 @ 10:30 pm