ART FOR AWARENESS

High Quality Art Promoting Important Social Issues


Dec
17
to Dec 18

AFA's Big Band Christmas

Celebrate the holidays with AFA’s Big Band Christmas!

Art for Awareness is proud to present the Kawartha Jazz Ensemble, featuring 20 musicians!  Hosted by Danny Bronson, this evening of holiday music is sure to entertain. Guest singers include Beau Dixon, Kate Suhr, Geoff Bemrose, Paul Crough, Kate Brioux & Marsala Lukianchuk.

Partial proceeds go to the Salvation Army’s Christmas Hamper fund.

Tickets available at the Market Hall box office (click here!)

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Sep
24
to Sep 27

Hedwig & The Angry Inch

 

An exciting, witty, trashy, tuneful, and emotional rock musical in the vein of David Bowie, Lou Reed, & Rocky Horror, Hedwig & The Angry Inch is a story about love, redemption, navigating life, and finding your other half. Directed by Shannon Oliver.

Tickets available online by clicking here!

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May
15
7:30 PM19:30

Erasing the Stigma Remount

 To see photos from the original production, visit the  Erasing the Stigma gallery page .

To see photos from the original production, visit the Erasing the Stigma gallery page.

ONE NIGHT ONLY!

AFA & The Peterborough Dance Collective, in collaboration with the Canadian Mental Health Association and Human Services and Justice Coordinating Committee are proud to announce a special remounting of Erasing the Stigma at Showplace Performance Centre in Peterborough.

Originally produced in October of 2013, Erasing the Stigma seeks to normalize the stories of ordinary Canadians living with a variety of mental health issues. Combining live music, dance, and video projections, Erasing the Stigma is a one-of-a-kind theatrical spectacle.

Tickets are available at the Showplace Box Office (705-742-7469).

Adults $15, Students $10

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Mar
22
8:00 PM20:00

AFA Performs with Clara Hughes Big Bike Ride for Mental Health Awareness

 For more information on Clara's Big Ride,  click here.

For more information on Clara's Big Ride, click here.

Art for Awareness is proud to announce a condensed performance of Erasing the Stigma to coincide with Clara Hughes Big Bike Ride for Mental Health Awareness on Saturday March 22, 2014 at Sir Sandford Fleming College in Peterborough.

Clara Hughes is a six-time Olympic medallist and the national spokesperson for the Bell Let's Talk mental health initiative. On March 14, 2014, Clara will begin Clara’s Big Ride for Bell Let’s Talk to help end the stigma around mental illness.

  • 12,000 km
  • 110 days
  • 95 community visits

It is an incredible honour to have Peterborough included as a stop on this national tour, and we hope you'll join us!

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