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THE LIVING ARTS CENTRE presents BOOM

Friday, September 16, 2016 @ 8 PM Hammerson Hall I Tickets $45 & up

“This is your story told brilliantly. GO. NOW! SEE IT.” – CBC Radio

KDOONS and WYRD Productions blend cutting-edge multimedia, unforgettable characters and tour-de-force storytelling in a stunningly staged production. From the creative team behind MacHomer and Bigger Than Jesus, comes an explosive solo performance that documents the music, culture and politics that shaped the Baby Boom generation. BOOM gives voice to over 100 influential politicians, activists and musicians. Continue reading THE LIVING ARTS CENTRE presents BOOM

THE LIVING ARTS CENTRE presents The Australian Pink Floyd Show

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 @ 8 PM Hammerson Hall I Tickets $45 & up

The Australian Pink Floyd Show is rightfully hailed as one of the leading concert performances known today, described by The Times as “The Gold Standard”. Formed in 1988 during a wave of Australian tribute band popularity, TAPFS gradually refined their show throughout the 1990s and developed a solid reputation on the live music circuit. After playing at bigger and more prestigious venues (including the Royal Albert Hall in 2003) the band embarked on its arena tour in 2004 performing in Europe and North America. Continue reading THE LIVING ARTS CENTRE presents The Australian Pink Floyd Show

ITALIAN SENSATIONS I CUGINI DI CAMPAGNA TO HEADLINE MISSISSAUGA ITALFEST™ 2016

ENTERTAINMENT LINE-UP INCLUDES MORE THAN A DOZEN PERFORMERS –

Organizers of Mississauga ITALFEST™ – Ferragosto in the City – are excited to announce details of the 4th annual festival including a headline performance by renowned Italian pop group I Cugini di Campagna.  Presented by Solmar Development Corp, the festival will take over Mississauga’s Celebration Square on Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 12:00pm to 11:00pm offering attendees a taste of Italian arts, culture and heritage.

“We are thrilled to bring I Cugini di Campagna – one of Italy’s most glamorous bands from the 70s – to Mississauga ITALFEST™,” said the Co-Chairs of the event, Tina Cole and Patti Jannetta. “Every year, we strive to provide our audience – young and old – with an exceptional entertainment lineup. Thanks to our headline entertainment sponsor CHIN Radio, we are able to do that and have the privilege this year to present a band direct from Italy in their first Canadian performance in several years.”

Along with I Cugini di Campagna, this year’s line-up includes a variety of family-oriented entertainment including: international stand-up comedians Frank Spadone and Pino Pirillo as well as local favourite Riccardo Backyardo; vocalists Antonella Vizzini and Enzo Gusman; violinist Daniele Monticelli; dance band Frankie Cole and The Four Wanderers; Las Vegas style performer Al Ross; singer songwriter Mary Panacci; organetto player Enzo DiPalma; father daughter duo Alessandro and Roberta Battaglia; the Children’s Folk Choir; classical crossover soprano Alessandra Paonessa; and IT Dance Factory, spanning all areas of music, comedy, and dance. Tickets to access a limited quantity of reserved seating in front of the stage and in the VIP lounge will be made available for purchase in the coming weeks through the festival website at www.mississaugaitalfest.com. Continue reading ITALIAN SENSATIONS I CUGINI DI CAMPAGNA TO HEADLINE MISSISSAUGA ITALFEST™ 2016

Independent Movie Night at Celebration Square

Mississauga filmmakers now have the chance to show their creations at Mississauga’s biggest outdoor screens during Independent Movie Night – part of Art on the Screen at Mississauga Celebration Square.

Who:  Fresca Films in partnership with Mississauga Celebration Square

What:  Calling for submissions from Mississauga-area filmmakers for a short program movie night.  All genres of film from comedy to horror are welcome.  Films to be one to 40 minutesin length and must be rated PG or be appropriate for a general audience.

Deadline for Submissions:      Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 12 midnight Continue reading Independent Movie Night at Celebration Square

Mayor Crombie Welcomes New LAC CEO Natalie Lue

Mississauga – On behalf of Members of Council I would like to congratulate Natalie Lue on being selected as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Living Arts Centre (LAC), Mayor Bonnie Crombie said today during the official announcement.

“This recruitment process for a new CEO was an exhaustive process but the hard work has paid off,” Mayor Crombie said. “Needless to say, we have a new star among us.”

Natalie Lue’s extensive resume and professional experience includes her most recent tenure as Vice President Production and Visitor Experience at the Toronto International Film Festival Group – the world renowned TIFF. Continue reading Mayor Crombie Welcomes New LAC CEO Natalie Lue