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April deTour: Membership News & Announcements

The New North Collective is looking to fill dates October 10th and 11th.

NNC is a music and film project from Northern Canada that toured last January in Alberta to 4 communities – Lougheed Performing Arts Centre, The Esplanade, The Arden and Banff Centre.

The New North Collective (NNC) is an ensemble of performing artists from Yukon and Northwest Territories including spoken word artist/bassist Pat Braden and composer/performer Carmen Braden from the NWT; singer/songwriter Diyet from the Kluane First Nation, guitarist/ songwriter Graeme Peters, and percussionist Robert Van Lieshout from the Yukon; with multi- instrumentalist/ producer Jan de Vroede from Greenland bringing a circumpolar element. Together, they explore their ideas of north – from the land to the people; from the traditional to the contemporary. Their shared music focuses on an in-depth look at being a northern person and a northern artist with the impact of change, geography and community on the music they create. The music is diverse and skillful, representative of a multitude of genres include jazz, folk, new music, spoken word, and rock. There is a common goal to discard the stereotypes of the region and the people who live in rural and remote northern communities. This music and media arts event, Outside, is current, traditional, and thought provoking for diverse audiences.

More info about NNC can be found http://maverickcooperative.com/new-north-collective/


 

The Loft Art Gallery & Gift Shop of the Art Society of Strathcona County

IS OPEN ..

Saturdays & Sundays through July 8, 2018 (exc long weekends) noon to 4 pm, at the  Ottewell Centre, 590 Broadmoor Blvd, Sherwood Park.

Check out the artwork of the feature member artist:

Dianna Sapara

As well as new artwork and artist-made gifts from other member artists of the Society.

www.artstrathcona.com   or  artsoc@telus.net

 

 

 

 

 


Membership Renewals, Profiles, & Events

With so many membership renewals coming due we want to refresh everyone on the basics of Membership Renewals, Profile Updates, and How to Upload Events to the calendar.

How do I renew my membership?

  • Login to your account
  • You will be directed to the membership dashboard. Click on the “My Account” button.
  • From the “My Account” dashboard select “My Subscriptions”
  • Click on the “View” button next to your subscription
  • Scroll down to “Related Orders” and next to your current order select “Pay”
  • On the next screen select your preferred method of payment and select “Place Order”

Note: Please follow the above steps even if you plan on paying by cheque so we will know to expect a cheque from you.

How do I update my profile?

  • Login to your account
  • If you haven’t already, renew your account (see: How do I renew my membership?)
  • From the membership dashboard, under the “Membership Dashboard” menu click on “My Profile”
  • You will be redirect to your profile page. Select “Edit”
  • From there you will be able to edit various bits of profile information

How do I add my events to the calendar?

  • Login to your account
  • If you haven’t already, renew your account (see: How do I renew my membership?)
  • From the membership dashboard, under the “Quick Links” menu click on “Add Event”
  • You will be redirect to the event entry form which you can fill out and then submit
    • Don’t forget to add an Event Image
    • Suggested format for Event Titles: (Organization Name) Presents: (Event)

Have additional question about Arts Touring Alliance Membership?

Check out our collection of Frequently Asked Questions


Be Prepared: Supporting Volunteers for Success (for professional presenters)
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 9:00:00 AM MDT – 10:00:00 AM MDT

Be Prepared: Supporting Volunteers for Success (for volunteer presenters)
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 4:30:00 PM MDT – 5:30:00 PM MDT

Volunteers are vital to many arts organizations, but it is important to remember that they are not paid staff with professional training. Volunteers need to be oriented, trained and supported if you expect them to be engaged and active in your organization. What do these terms really mean? What does it take for an organization to get volunteers integrated into the day to day activities where they are so badly needed and necessary? What can you do to ensure that volunteers feel comfortable about their roles and support them in fulfilling your mission? The answer to these questions is the focus of two webinars – one aimed at presenters that are volunteer-run with no staff and the other for presenters with professional staff at the helm. The emphasis is the same on orientation, training and support, but the tools and methods might be different. The end result we hope is the same – well prepared volunteers ready to be ambassadors for the arts!

For more great webinars or to register: https://ontariopresents.ca/webinar-series


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deTour: Member News & Announcements

Membership Renewals, Profiles, & Events

As the year is quickly coming to a close we want to refresh everyone on the basics of Membership Renewals, Profile Updates, and How to Upload Events to the calendar.

How do I renew my membership?

  • Login to your account
  • You will be directed to the membership dashboard. Click on the “My Account” button.
  • From the “My Account” dashboard select “My Subscriptions”
  • Click on the “View” button next to your subscription
  • Scroll down to “Related Orders” and next to your current order select “Pay”
  • On the next screen select your preferred method of payment and select “Place Order”

Note: Please follow the above steps even if you plan on paying by cheque so we will know to expect a cheque from you.

How do I update my profile?

  • Login to your account
  • If you haven’t already, renew your account (see: How do I renew my membership?)
  • From the membership dashboard, under the “Membership Dashboard” menu click on “My Profile”
  • You will be redirect to your profile page. Select “Edit”
  • From there you will be able to edit various bits of profile information

How do I add my events to the calendar?

  • Login to your account
  • If you haven’t already, renew your account (see: How do I renew my membership?)
  • From the membership dashboard, under the “Quick Links” menu click on “Add Event”
  • You will be redirect to the event entry form which you can fill out and then submit
    • Don’t forget to add an Event Image
    • Suggested format for Event Titles: (Organization Name) Presents: (Event)

Have additional question about Arts Touring Alliance Membership?

Check out our collection of Frequently Asked Questions


Member News & Announcements

Rainbow Dance Theatre: Open Tour Dates March 2018

Rainbow Dance Theatre has open dates of March 4th and 5th 2018 en-route between Airdrie and Fort McMurray.

Contact Valerie Bergman, Artistic Director, for more details and to book.

Valerie Bergman, Artistic Director
Rainbow Dance Theatre
15880 Airlie Road, Monmouth, OR 97361
503-623-9320

http://rainbowdancetheatre.org/

Way-To-Go Productions: Sensational Concerts for Audiences of All Ages

Way-To-Go Productions, Canada’s premiere producer of TEN unique and theatrical concerts, is offering THREE sensational shows for the 2018-2019 booking season. What makes Way-To-Go Productions unique? Our concerts tell stories that audiences want to hear, the musicianship is superb and we deliver the highest caliber of entertainment… every single show!

Check out our Across the Pond promo: https://youtu.be/Jx8K1mGV7Mw

For bookings contact: 519-940-5510 or bookings@waytogoproductions.ca
For more information: http://www.waytogoproductions.ca

Catalyst Theatre: Onegin 2-for-1 Deal

Catalyst Theatre launches a new programming initiative, Catalyst Presents, with the hit indie-rock musical, Onegin (on – YEG –  in), the multi-award-winning production that is taking Canada by storm! Winning an unprecedented 10 Jessie Awards (Vancouver), this thrilling new adaptation of Pushkin’s timeless poem and Tchaikovsky’s renowned opera, brings a thoroughly modern sensibility to a romantic Russian classic. This high-energy musical tells a sweeping tale of infatuation, unrequited love, and intrigue.

Onegin tells the story of Eugene Onegin, a wealthy Russian playboy who, bored with seducing women in Moscow, sees a chance for a change when he inherits a country estate. He soon becomes fast friends with his new neighbour, Vladmir, who introduces Onegin to his love, Olga. Olga’s sister, Tatyana, falls madly in love with Onegin, but instead Onegin sets his sights on Olga, rejecting Tatyana. In a jealous rage, Vladimir challenges Onegin to a duel, and what ensues changes everyone’s lives forever.

Promo code: VODKA
780-425-1820
*fees & GST still apply

James & Jamesy Alberta Tour: High Tea

Aaron and Alastair were delighted to present High Tea at Alberta Showcase, and are looking forward to booking dates from Sept 17 – Oct 24, 2018.

The show is 75-80 minutes in duration (no intermission) and follows a single narrative that immerses the audience in a tea-themed nautical epic that blends proneness with absurdity as it mixes Titanic, Jaws, Noah’s Arc, and Water World in a comic farce that is distinctly British.

For more information and to book a show:

Joanna Garfinkel, General Manager
James & Jamesy Productions
joanna@jamesandjamesy.com
C:  604-537-1376


Want to see your news and announcements posted?

Join our membership today and share the details with info@artstouring.com