Category Arts

Freegal: Free Music for Library Cardholders

The Mississauga Library System has recently launched Freegal, an internet-based music service free for all library system cardholders to use. Freegal allows cardholders to search, stream and download music at no charge. Cardholders are able to download three MP3 files… Continue Reading →

35th Anniversary Celebration Continues for the Mississauga Potters’ Guild!

Now the guild is preparing to offer the community an opportunity to purchase from a selection of their 75+ members work at their upcoming 35th Anniversary Sale. The sale will be open to the public from November 22 to November… Continue Reading →

Slow Fashion: Quality versus Quantity

“Slow fashion is not a seasonal trend that comes and goes like animal print, but a sustainable fashion movement that is gaining momentum.” Slow Fashion provides an alternative to mass-produced clothing. Initially, the Slow Clothing Movement was intended to reject… Continue Reading →

2014 MARTY Award Winners

Last night the Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) celebrated exceptional artists in the city at the 2014 MARTY awards at the Living Arts Centre. “The MARTYs are a celebration of the arts in all their forms in Mississauga,” said Bohdan Shulakewych,… Continue Reading →

MP Lizon Announces Government Funding for the Living Arts Centre

On February 11, MP Wladyslaw Lizon joined special guests and Living Arts Centre (LAC) staff in announcing funding from the Government of Canada to support improvements to the LAC through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund. With the $580,000 provided, the… Continue Reading →

The Cult @ the LAC

Mississauga’s Living Arts Centre may seem like a slightly odd choice of venue to host bombastic UK rockers The Cult, who first made a name for themselves in the ‘80s with infectious hard-rock hits. But as the nearly sold-out crowd… Continue Reading →

Auditions for MSO’s Mississauga Symphony Youth Orchestra

The MSYO will be divided into two ensembles: a chamber strings group and a full symphony orchestra. All MSYO members will perform four concerts annually. Auditions for the MSYO will be held at the LAC on May 12, 26 and… Continue Reading →

Culture Days 2014: Interactive Map

Culture Days | Doors Open is back September 26-28 with free events across Mississauga exploring arts, culture and heritage! A number of artists and arts, culture and heritage groups will be hosting workshops, performances and interactive displays and tours for… Continue Reading →

AGM Auction Preview: Is Your Sofa Lonely?

What better way to countdown to the Auction than by previewing some of the artworks up for sale? Each day, Spirit of the City will be posting a collection of images from the AGM’s Double Up! catalogue, arranged thematically to best fit… Continue Reading →

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