Drama at Festival of the Arts, Festival of the Arts Oct 24-26, Northumberland Hills, Poetry at the Festival of the Arts Oct 25 and 26 2019, Port Hope Friends of Music, Spirit of the Hills, Visual Arts at the Festival, Workshops at FOTA

FESTIVAL EVENTS — ALL IN ONE PLACE!

IT’S A FABULOUS LINEUP!

A taste of the Festival of the Arts, and the schedule, all in one place. 

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OCTOBER 24 TO 26 IN COBOURG

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETED EVENTS.

SEE BELOW  OR HERE FOR FREE ADMISSION EVENTS.

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GREAT MUSIC

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Jazz violinist San Murata
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Blues musician Kim Doolittle
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Singer-Guitarist Marie-Lynn Hammond

EXCITING 10-MINUTE PLAYS

Blog Photo - FOTA Ron Mackay Rehearsal Einstein's Fridge Albert Einstein and Lisbeth Feist

Blog Photo - FOTA Play Rehearsal

Blog Photo - FOTA Drama Rehearsal 2 (Park Bench)

Above images: Scenes from Rehearsals of Einstein’s Fridge, Mouse and Love on a Park Bench Playing on October 24 and 25 at FOTA

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Playwright, Plan X – Katie Hoogendam
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Playwright of Einstein’s Fridge, Ronald Mackay

POETRY THAT PROVOKES

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Poet Wally Keeler
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Poet Dane Swan
Blog Photo - FOTA Ted Amsden
Cobourg’s Poet-Laureate Emeritus Ted Amsden
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Poet Anne-Marie Burrus
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Cobourg Poet Laureate Jessica Outram

ART THAT EXCITES 

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Enroute by Victoria Terry
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CUBE by Mary Weilandt
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Mosaic by Anja Hertle
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Fibre art by Beth Willoughby
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Clay art by Lorelyn Morgan

BOOKS THAT CAPTIVATE

Blog Photo - SOTH FOTA Hill Spirits IV COVER

Blog Photo - FOTA Dane Swan book cover Tuesday

Blog Photo - SOTH Kim Aubrey Book Cover What We Hold

Blog Photo - FOTA Shane Joseph Book Cover Milltown

Blog Photo - FOTA Janet Stobie Elizabeth-Gets-Her-Wings-cover-

Blog Photo - FOTA Susan Statham book The Painter's Craft

Blog Photo - FOTA Michael Croucher Bravo eBook cover from Magdalene

Blog Photo - FOTA Allan Briesmaster ATFOS - Book cover

Blog Photo - FOTA Michael Topa book cover

DANCE THAT ENTERTAINS

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Blog Photo - FOTA Allison Bellydancing with Pink shawl

ALL AT THE GREAT HALL – ST PETER’S CHURCH

240 College Street, Cobourg

Blog Photo - FOTA Great Hall St. Peter's

In beautiful Northumberland County, east of Toronto
Blog Photo - FOTA Patricia Calder - Fields and Farm in Autumn

HERE’S THE SCHEDULE

THURSDAY OCTOBER 24, 7:15 PM TO 10:00 PM

DRAMA AND DANCE, NIGHT 1 

Tickets: $25 

4 Short plays by Spirit of the Hills playwrights 

LOVE ON A PARK BENCH – Christopher Black

MOUSE – Marie-Lynn Hammond

PLAN X – Katie Hoogendam

EINSTEIN’S FRIDGE – Ronald Mackay

DANCE PERFORMANCES

BELLY DANCING by Allison Townsend

FLAMENCO with Lesley and Michael Daly

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FRIDAY OCTOBER 25, 1:00 PM TO 10:00 PM 

ART SHOW, BOOK FAIR, ARTISAN DISPLAY — 1:00 PM to 6 PM

ALL ARE FREE ADMISSION

The Square Foot show and sale: 12″x12″ creations, all priced at $75 at the ART SHOW.

 

Blog Photo - FOTA Helen van Poorten
Painting by Helene van Poorten
Blue Hour at West Beach
“Blue Hour at West Beach” Painting by Ian Davis

And Books—everyone’s favourite gift, starting at $5 at the BOOK FAIR. Presented and signed by local authors.

Blog Photo - FOTA Diane Taylor Gift of Memoir

Blog Photo - FOTA Patricia Calder - ROADBLOCK Book Cover

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Blog Photo - FOTA Eric Wright - Riptide Book Cover

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POETRY WORKSHOP – 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

FREE ADMISSION

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DRAMA AND DANCE, NIGHT 2 —  7:15 to 10 PM

A repeat of Night 1

TICKETS: $25

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SATURDAY OCTOBER 26,  9:30 AM to 9:15 PM 

ART SHOW, ARTISAN DISPLAY AND BOOK FAIR, DAY 2:  9:30 AM to 5 PM

FREE ADMISSION

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ARTS WORKSHOPS : 2 Hours each 

TICKETS: $25 each — REGISTER IN ADVANCE

MORNING WORKSHOPS: 9:30 a.m.

TRADITIONAL RUG HOOKING with Jessica Charnock and Madeleine Thibault Smith

Blog Photo - Jessica & Madeleine with Frames

THE HEART AND THE ART OF THE SONG with David Newland

Blog Photo - FOTA DavidNewland with guitar by PeterCroal

THE CAPTIVE MOMENT Ekphrastic writing inspired by the paintings of Alex Colville with K.D. Miller

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WRITING A MEMOIR  with Cynthia Reyes and Ronald Mackay

Photo - Cynthia without makeup

Blog Photo - FOTA Ronald Mackay MCU

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS: 2 PM

BEGINNER BELLYDANCE WORKSHOP with Allison Townsend

POSITIVE RISK TAKING with Reva Nelson

SELF-PUBLISHING BASICS with Jennifer Bogart

Blog Photo - FOTA Jennifer B

Blog Photo - Jennifer Book Cover Hot Dogs

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 “WORDS ON A WIRE” – MULTI-MEDIA POETRY, VIDEO, MUSIC

SATURDAY 2 PM – 4 PM

TICKETS: $10

Videos, music, poetry readings, performance poetry, choral performance, visiting writers and Port Hope’s Critical Mass star in an outstanding multi-media mash-up. 

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Poet Dane Swan 
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Cobourg Poet Laureate Jessica Outram

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Author & Poet Felicity Sidnell Reid

 

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Author & Poet Kim Aubrey
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Poet Allan Briesmaster

PANEL: LUNCH-TIME SATURDAY

FREE ADMISSION

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Author Alan Bland – Moderator of the panel

David Newland, K.D Miller, Christopher Cameron, Dane Swan and moderator Alan Bland debate/discuss with each other and the audience the opportunities and challenges in “Sharing Across the Arts”.

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EVENING CONCERT & LAUNCH OF HILL SPIRITS IV: 7:15 PM

SUPPORTED BY PORT HOPE FRIENDS OF MUSIC

TICKETS: $25 INCLUDES FREE COPY, HILL SPIRITS IV

It’s a concert and book launch in one fabulous event!

Blog Photo - FOTA Kim Doolittle

The concert and launch features blues singer-guitarist Kim Doolittle; a jazz combo (San Murata, jazz violin, Howard Baer, bass, and Michael Monis, on guitar); The Arcadian Duo; singer-emcee Shane Joseph and singer-guitarist Marie-Lynn Hammond.

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The Arcadian Duo

READINGS BY AUTHORS

Blog Photo - SOTH FOTA Hill Spirits IV COVER

“Spirit of the Hills – Uniting the community and sharing the arts”

*TICKETS ON SALE *

You can buy tickets online or at Let’s Talk Books in Cobourg.

Full Brochure, Printable:

https://spiritofthehills.files.wordpress.com/2019/07/fota-2019-soth-festival-brochure-final.pdf

Images above are the property of the Spirit of the Hills or the artists who created them and may not be used without written permission.

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