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Wed September 28 2016
The Self Made Showcase Tour: Guelph
6:30 pm
Doors at 6:30, Music 7:30-11.

Facebook event info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1606834409634406/

Chase Henna closes the night!


[46 essex]
Fri September 30 2016
Pearle Harbour - One Act Play (Sara Bortolon-Vettor)
7:00 pm
[46 essex]
Sat October 1 2016
Saturday Morning Gathering
9:00 am
Saturday Morning Gathering 

We invite you to join us in creating and celebrating art and music as a community each Saturday. Whether you're a bike ride, walking downtown to check out some sweet sales, or on your way home from the Farmer's Market, feel free to stop in at Silence for a cold Kombucha, to make some music or art and have some conversation with this community we have been loving and nurturing.

When: Every Saturday starting on July 9, 2016, from 9am to 12pm 
Where: in Silence's main space and, weather permitting, out front
Why: to celebrate the day together, ground ourselves in the community, and share stories, music and art.

[46 essex]
Pearle Harbour - One Act Play (Sara Bortolon-Vettor)
7:00 pm
[46 essex]
Mon October 3 2016
morning music
9:30 am
please join us every monday morning at 9:30 for an invigorating morning session of improvisation.
coffee and tea are offered.
$5 or free with a breakfast food contribution.
[46 essex]
West African Drum class (beginner)
7:00 pm
with Tom Wolf.
$20.
Stay for both sessions if you'd like.
[46 essex]
West African Drum class (intermediate)
8:00 pm
with Tom Wolf.
$20
[46 Essex]
Wed October 5 2016
Town Hall: Nestle discussions
12:00 am
[46 essex]
Thu October 6 2016
Nomad
8:00 pm
Nomad's music weaves in and out of crisp structure, improvisational jungles, and simple melody. Formed in 2012, the Montreal sextet is a fixture at Resonance Cafe and has performed in the Maritimes, at the Toronto Jazz Festival and under the tallest tree in Parc Jarry. Produced with support from the Canada Council for the Arts, 'As We Are' was recorded at Breakglass Studios in Montreal and captures the spontaneity and energy of the group's live performances.

http://www.nomadmtl.bandcamp.com
http://www.nomadmusic.ca

[46 essex]
Fri October 7 2016
Silence Presents: The Limerence Quartet
8:00 pm
Consisting of some of Canada's most talented musicians, The Limerence Quartet offers a poignant and lyrical experience. Drawing upon a multitude of genres, including jazz, rock, folk, and free improvisation, Jonathan Lindhorst's original music lives between many worlds. Also consisting of Ryan Butler on guitar, Dan Fortin on bass, and Nico Dann on drums, the strength of the band comes from the long-standing relationships the musicians all share, creating a level of trust, comfort, and humour on stage that engages the audience and draws them into the music.

Watch their performance from last summer in Montreal at Cafe Resonance:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cs2dXifwAPY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZD67HPcI9A

$10/PWYC
8pm

[46 essex]
Sat October 8 2016
Saturday Morning Gathering
9:00 am
Saturday Morning Gathering 

We invite you to join us in creating and celebrating art and music as a community each Saturday. Whether you're a bike ride, walking downtown to check out some sweet sales, or on your way home from the Farmer's Market, feel free to stop in at Silence for a cold Kombucha, to make some music or art and have some conversation with this community we have been loving and nurturing.

When: Every Saturday starting on July 9, 2016, from 9am to 12pm 
Where: in Silence's main space and, weather permitting, out front
Why: to celebrate the day together, ground ourselves in the community, and share stories, music and art.

[46 essex]
Fundraiser for Local Employment in Haiti
6:00 pm
Visit us at 46 Essex Street anytime between 6 and 9 p.m, Saturday October 8th to see and hear a white woman's perspective on ghetto life in Port au Prince, Haiti.
The evening will include storytelling from Kate Danvers, live music, a silent auction, wine, cheese, coffee and tea.

$10/PWYC at the door - all proceeds go towards practical employment opportunities in this Haitian slum.

[46 essex]
Mon October 10 2016
morning music
9:30 am
please join us every monday morning at 9:30 for an invigorating morning session of improvisation.
coffee and tea are offered.
$5 or free with a breakfast food contribution.
[46 essex]
Wed October 12 2016
Emily Millard
8:00 pm
[46 essex]
Thu October 13 2016
Guelph Fringe Festival
5:00 pm
[46 essex]
Fri October 14 2016
Guelph Fringe Festival
5:00 pm
[46 essex]
Sat October 15 2016
Guelph Fringe Festival
9:00 am
[46 essex]
Saturday Morning Gathering
9:00 am
Saturday Morning Gathering 

We invite you to join us in creating and celebrating art and music as a community each Saturday. Whether you're a bike ride, walking downtown to check out some sweet sales, or on your way home from the Farmer's Market, feel free to stop in at Silence for a cold Kombucha, to make some music or art and have some conversation with this community we have been loving and nurturing.

When: Every Saturday starting on July 9, 2016, from 9am to 12pm 
Where: in Silence's main space and, weather permitting, out front
Why: to celebrate the day together, ground ourselves in the community, and share stories, music and art.

[46 essex]
Peter Light CD Release
8:00 pm
[46 essex]
Sun October 16 2016
Vocal Workshop with Laur Fugere
12:00 pm
Gary Diggins welcomes Laur Fugere from Montreal to present a vocal workshop at Silence.

[46 essex]
Guelph Fringe Festival
5:00 pm
[46 essex]
Mon October 17 2016
morning music
9:30 am
please join us every monday morning at 9:30 for an invigorating morning session of improvisation.
coffee and tea are offered.
$5 or free with a breakfast food contribution.
[46 essex]
West African Drum class (beginner)
7:00 pm
with Tom Wolf.
$20.
Stay for both sessions if you'd like.
[46 essex]
West African Drum class (intermediate)
8:00 pm
with Tom Wolf.
$20
[46 Essex]
Thu October 20 2016
Silence Presents: Sonic Perfume
8:00 pm
$10/PWYC
8pm

Sonic Perfume is an adventurous quartet that spans across the lines and borders of jazz as well as geographical locations. Splitting members between Canada and Michigan, Patrick Booth (saxes), Jonathan Taylor(Drumset etc), Phill Albert(bass&effects), and Patrick O'Reilly (gtr &effects) continue to push music forward by exploring compositions intended for improvisation, drawing on the diverse history of modern jazz traditions. The group toured Michigan in 2014, recording its first EP, and will be recording its first full length during this tour.

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/sonicperfumemusic/tracks
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sonicperfumemusic/
Twitter: twitter.com/sonic_perfume ( @sonic_perfume )
Bandcamp: https://patrickbooth.bandcamp.com/album/sonic-perfume
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yy9aW2pgSOA

[46 Essex]
Fri October 21 2016
Silence Presents: Danielle Fricke
8:00 pm
$10/PWYC
8pm

VIDEOS:
Dizzy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uk5aGQ_cxk8
Cicadas - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrYjcsrZGSY
The Well - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zX_1RX6d1Q

SOUNDCLOUD:
Don't Dance (Behaving Cover) https://soundcloud.com/frickedanielle/dont-dance-danielle-fricke-behaving-cover

BIO:
Danielle Fricke is a musician and visual artist from London Ontario. With a tendency to stay away from busy streets and to close up indoors, Fricke spent some years alone in her bedroom writing, recording and mixing all of her own music. This lead to her independent EP releases; “If Only In My Dreams” (Christmas 2014) and sold out handmade limited editions of “Burrow” (2015). Shortly after, owner and operator of Seattle’s Porchlight Records, Zack Bolotin discovered Fricke through their mutual friend Keaton Henson, and helped with the release of her debut full length album “Moon” during the winter months of 2015.
Danielle Fricke is an active artist in the London music scene, playing local shows and festivals such as Winter Spectacular, and Dundas Street Festival, as well as filming music videos for other local artists like WHOOP-Szo, Lonnie in the Garden, UNBLOOM, and Yessica Woahneil. Fricke frequently collaborates with artists around the world, recently creating a score for UK filmmaker Emily Diana Ruth’s short film entitled “Cold”, as well as mixing Keaton Henson’s classical release “Romantic Works”. Fricke also participated in a tape compilation for the blog Wake the Deaf fundraising effort called Quiet, Constant Friends; a literary themed compilation in support of global literacy charity Worldreader.

Danielle Fricke’s work dances around tales of anxiety, loss, distance and lust. Her distinctive, haunting voice moves between hushed whispers and soaring wails, while dreamlike guitars mingle with ambient electronic elements and lo-fi keys.

Danielle is currently working on writing and recording her second full length album, as well as an experimental EP.


PRESS QUOTES AND AWARDS:

Annual CHRW Awards: Jury Pick for Album of the year (Moon, 2015)

“As soon as we listened to the first recordings of “Moon”, we were floored. This album is full of orchestral and electronic elements accompanying Danielle’s haunting vocals through expansive soundscapes and pop influence laced with loss, anxiety, distance and lust not far from the likes of Julianna Barwick or Zola Jesus.” - Zack Bolotin, Porchlight Records

“Let’s just say that you should listen at least three times, really listen. At some pivotal point in between you and ‘Moon’, you will feel its raw visceral intensity beyond the bleakness. The right words are written there.” - Trevor Elkin, Gold Flake Paint

“So while the narrator is trapped, they never submit to the vacuous silence of space. Hopes are still hoped and dreams are still dreamed and wishes are cast from cold, cupped hands, skywards.” - Jon Doyle, Wake the Deaf

[46 essex]
Sat October 22 2016
Saturday Morning Gathering
9:00 am
Saturday Morning Gathering 

We invite you to join us in creating and celebrating art and music as a community each Saturday. Whether you're a bike ride, walking downtown to check out some sweet sales, or on your way home from the Farmer's Market, feel free to stop in at Silence for a cold Kombucha, to make some music or art and have some conversation with this community we have been loving and nurturing.

When: Every Saturday starting on July 9, 2016, from 9am to 12pm 
Where: in Silence's main space and, weather permitting, out front
Why: to celebrate the day together, ground ourselves in the community, and share stories, music and art.

[46 essex]
Silence Presents: What is Future?
8:00 pm
"What Is Future?" with Bill Gilliam on piano & prepared piano, Glen Hall (woodwinds & electro acoustics), David Story (percussion & keyboard), Glenda Roman (actor) and Mario Romano (actor).

Here is a demo video of their April 2016 performance at Gallery 345 in Toronto:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3a0nEDxH0kU

$10/PWYC
8pm

[46 essex]
Mon October 24 2016
morning music
9:30 am
please join us every monday morning at 9:30 for an invigorating morning session of improvisation.
coffee and tea are offered.
$5 or free with a breakfast food contribution.
[46 essex]
Wed October 26 2016
SILENCE AGM
7:00 pm
[46 essex]
Thu October 27 2016
Littlefolk / Jackson Reed / Inna Powell
8:00 pm
[46 essex]

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