Murray McLauchlan "Getting Out of Here Alive"

Murray McLauchlan "Getting Out of Here Alive"

Artist Speaker Series - main lobby
Date: Thu Jan 17 8:00 PM
Pricing Info:

$29.00

Artist in Conversation Series price $60.00 for all three events.


Thirty odd years after his first foray into music, Murray has eighteen albums to his credit. His songs  have been covered by many other artists and he has now played in every major hall in Canada.  The recipient of many awards including 11 Junos he was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 2016. 

ABOUT THE ARTISTS IN CONVERSATION SERIES

An up close and personal encounter with 3 of Canada’s distinguished artists.  Each night will include them telling the story of their careers with the use of video, still photos, readings and/or an interview segment with host, Cameron Smillie.  Each night will feature an extra element such as sharing a personal memento or a musical surprise. And, each evening will offer a chance for a question period - all in an informal setting in the main lobby of the Sanderson Centre. Meet these stars up close. 


Cameron wears many hats with over 25 years experience in both the corporate world and in the performing arts world. In 1993 he co-founded the company – Live at the Hippo Pool Events Inc. with his partner Carolynn for the purposes of presenting performing arts across southwestern Ontario. Hippo Pool Events has the distinction of having presented more of Canada’s Ballet Jorgen engagements than any other presenter, over 30 at last count. In addition, Live at the Hippo Pool Events expanded its mandate to provide consulting services across Canada to a range of clients including the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, Elora Community Theatre; Ballet Jorgen Canada, Brampton Arts Council, Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Alberta Ballet, Menaka Thakkar Dance Company and Ballet Kelowna. Cameron has held corporate marketing positions with companies as varied as the Eastern Ontario Travel Association, Cadillac Fairview and Ascolectric limited. Cameron holds a B.A.Sc. in Consumer Studies from the University of Guelph. In addition he is consulting with a roster of performing artists, theatres and arts organizations on an ongoing basis providing expertise and coaching. This includes the following current positions: Executive Producer for Tompkinsville (Go Fly A Kyte Productions) and Business Manager for Jake’s Gift (Juno Productions) He has received a total of 5 nominations from BC Touring and CAPACOA as Agent/Manager of the Year, winning in 2015 in BC. Also in 2015 he was host of the Ontario Contact conference in London Ontario, winning the bid in 2013. In 2016 he conducted 2 webinars through Ontario Presents on the subject of Sponsorship. His volunteer roles include 5 years on the Board of CCI (now Ontario Presents) ending in 2014 and 25 years on the Management Board of the Sanderson Centre in Brantford, Ontario, ending in 2014 when the Board was dissolved by the City of Brantford. Cameron holds current membership with Theatre Ontario, the Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta, Ontario Presents, CAPACOA, BCTC and Arts Consultants Canada. 

The Sanderson Centre and the James Hillier Foundation present An Evening With Dr. Jane Goodall

Thu Sep 27 7:00 PM

Dr. Jane Goodall first set foot in what is now known as Gombe Stream National Park in 1960 when she launched her pioneering research with wild chimpanzees. She was only 26 years old. Her research project was unlike any other and has taught us so much about our closest cousins in the animal kingdom. In 1977, Jane founded the Jane Goodall Institute, which continues to support the research at Gombe.  In 1991, after meeting with a group of Tanzanian teenagers to discuss community problems, Jane created Roots & Shoots.  This program is dedicated to inspiring and supporting young people to take action for sustainable communities. Roots & Shoots groups are active in nearly 100 countries with approximately 150,000 youth participating. 

Pricing Info:

$65.00/$50.00

Student: $50.00/$35.00

Serena Ryder

Tue Oct 9 8:00 PM

Serena Ryder is bringing the best of her music in its purest form to the Sanderson Centre. Join her for a memorable stripped-down performance on October 9. 
 
A six-time Juno Award winner, Ryder has achieved gold certifications for her albums “If Your Memory Serves You Well” and “Is It O.K” as well as platinum status for “Harmony”, leading her to stardom along with her smash hits “Stompa”, “What I Wouldn’t Do” & “Got Your Number".  Her most recent album “Utopia” was released in 2017.

Pricing Info:

$64.00/$54.00

Fatty Legs

Mon Oct 15 1:00 PM

This show uses music, dance, and narration to tell the story of one little girl’s experience in “Indian” Residential School. Based on a true story, it brings to light great suffering while celebrating the deep strength of a child who refused to be broken by her experiences.  Performed by Xara Choral Theatre and Sarain Carson-Fox. Based on Fatty Legs by Margaret Pokiak- Fenton and Christy Jordan-Fenton, artwork by Liz Amini-Holmes, published by Annick Press.

Pricing Info:

$12.00

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