Author Archives: Silence

Keep Hope Alive Festival: Unexpected Convergences/New Connections Live @ Silence May 5-8, 2022 MORE INFO & TICKETS

Volunteer with Silence!

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Beginning April 9th, Silence will be locked in a Feedback Loop, a two-month installation and soundscape created in partnership with the University of Guelph’s 2021-2022 Critical Studies In Improvisation class. Feedback Loop begins on Market Day, April 9 at Silence, 46 Essex Street. Doors open at 11:00. Artists from the Critical Studies in Improvisation program present a live collaborative performance at 12:00. We’re living in a circular apocalypse—locked down by the pandemic, let down by political systems and worn down by an army of influencers forecasting the latest end of the world as we know it. Feedback Loop is our take on a society that has changed beyond all recognition—and not in a nice way. Join us as we spin music and art in contemplation of lives lived in continual, universal frustration. We have 200 questions about the future. We don’t have the answers. This is no student revolution. We’re going to improvise. And we want you in the Loop.

Second Friday of the month – 8pm

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April 23, 2022 – $15 – Doors 7:30pm – Show 8pm

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April 8, 2022 – 7pm show.- $10 tickets at the door

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March 30, 2022 – 7:30pm – $20

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March 31, 2022 – Doors 7:30pm – Show 8:00pm – Tickets $15

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ON NOW: A new exhibition with works from Lewis Melville’s series Cabinet of Curiosities: The (Non-Essential) Dance of Life and Jane Bowen’s Hemispheres and other works. All works for sale in the gallery or online by emailing info@silencesounds.ca This exhibition is accompanied by the Winter Carnival Concert Series. If you’d like to book an appointment to view the gallery email info@silencesounds.ca    

Silence and Backyard Concerts are thrilled to announce a series of pop-up concerts on Saturday Mornings at Silence this Winter. Each event will begin at 10am, so hit up the farmer’s market and come on down to take in the show. JANUARY 8TH SCHEDULE CHANGE: LIVESTREAM WILL BEGIN AT 11AM Due to COVID-19 seating will be limited so we are asking folks to reserve seating in advance. We will also accept walk-ins on a rotating 20-minute basis as long as we are under capacity. Proof of full vaccination is required for entry and masks must be worn at all times. Artists will be announced the week of each show. LIVE STREAMS WILL BE AVAILABLE VIA BACKYARD CONCERTS’ FACEBOOK PAGE Featured artists will include: Tannis Slimmon and Lewis Melville (hosts) Banjo Mechanics Allison Lupton and Tony McManus Preetam Sengupta Hoofbeats Annie Sumi and Travis Knapp Shannon Kingsbury and Sophie Brown Dave Clark Ken Morris Students from…

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