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Silence is proud to present a collaboration with the Guelph Black Heritage Society and the Art Gallery of Guelph. Click here for more information.

 


IN THE NEWS!

The Crossings Project in Guelph includes street parade
May 22, 2018 – Guelph Mercury Tribune
Heritage HallA street parade is part of The Crossings Project music event this weekend in Guelph.
Silence, in collaboration with the Guelph Black Heritage Society (GBHS) and the Art Gallery of Guelph (AGG), is presenting The Crossings Project – Exile, Exodus, and Transformation on May 26, from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The event begins at Silence (46 Essex St.) and ends at Heritage Hall (83 Essex St.), with a street parade in between.
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Upcoming Music Highlights

The Young Novelists
May 31, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Doors at 7:30 PM
Concert at 8:00 PM

$10/PWYC General Admission

The Young Novelists are a Toronto-based band fronted by husband and wife Graydon James and Laura Spink. Since the band’s inception in 2009, they have played stages across the U.S. and Canada, released three full-length albums, won numerous awards and continuous praise for their unmatched, effortless harmonies. Their last record “made us strangers” landed them a Canadian Folk Music Award for New/Emerging Artist, a nomination for Vocal Group of the Year, and reached top 20 on both !earshot and Stingray Music (formerly Galaxie) folk charts. With a sound that has been compared to everyone from The Band to ‘pre-weirdness’ Wilco, the band’s personal mission is to create sad songs for happy people — whether that means a nostalgic ballad or an upbeat anthem, The Young Novelists’ ability to tell familiar stories with a modern folk edge make them, and their songs, instant classics.
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Art Highlights

Sona Mincoff
May 23 – June 14, 2018 

Sona is a visual artist based in Guelph, Ontario, Canada exhibiting work for the past thirty years. Her self-taught technique is expressed through the media of oil paint and dry pastels. She has a keen interest in spiritual and visionary encounters with landscape and aims to reveal the mystery of the land. Sona’s aim is to further explore a way to find the underlying beauty in the seemingly mundane world and to develop a deeper connection to the otherworldly aspects of what surrounds us.

Join us for the opening reception on June 1, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, free of charge.

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