Media Coverage

MAC in the Press

From the MARTYS, to open mics, art exhibitions and youth showcases, the Mississauga Arts Council is always creating exciting programming to benefit of the local arts community. To view extensive media coverage of some of the Council’s more recent events, please view the links below.

Date Publication Article
June 9, 2015 Mississauga News

Framer Favours Green

May 8, 2015 Mississauga News

Mississauga Arts Council honours city’s best and brightest

May 8, 2015 Mississauga News

Longtime volunteer named Citizen of the Year

May 8, 2015

Polka wśród laureatów artystycznych nagród MARTY

April 24, 2015 Rogers TV

MARTY Nominee Pre-Show

April 25, 2015 Mississauga News

Hard for candidates to make any impression in crowded downtown debate

April 24, 2015 CanIndia

MAC announces headliners for September arts festival

April 19, 2015 Mississauga News

Mississauga Arts Council receives $15K grant for upcoming festival

March 26, 2015 Mississauga News

Nominees named for 2015 MARTYs

March 10, 2015 Mississauga News

Local poet wants to spread the word

March 2, 2015 Rogers Cable 10 MARTYS, MAC and More!
February 2, 2015 Mississauga News Nominations open for 2015 MARTYs
January 17, 2015 Mississauga News Luminaries enshrined at Mississauga Legends Row ceremony
December 11, 2014 Mississauga News New class of Legends Row inductees announced
December 12, 2014 Mississauga News Mississauga writer makes impressive debut
December 1, 2014 Desi News The Art of Giving
October 10, 2014 MississaugaLife Cultural Synergies
September 10, 2014 Mississauga Mayoral Race Heats Up
September 10, 2014 MississaugaLife Letter to the Editor: Mississauga’s Community Organizations Need Grant Giving Powers
September 9, 2014 MississaugaLife Mississauga Arts Council’s Mayoral Debate: Arts, Culture & Heritage
September 12, 2014 Mississauga News Blog: The sound and the fury … signifying … election season
September 9, 2014 Mississauga News First mayors’ debate brings some heat to the race
September 9, 2014 Mississauga News Sibling filmmakers win Media Summit prize
August 25, 2014 Mississauga News ArtBeats Gala Goes to the Circus
July 10 2014 Mississauga News Musicians offer primer on making money in the digital world
June 27, 2014 Mississauga News Plenty to do during Peel Pride Week
May 14, 2014 Mississauga News Second Cup hopes founder’s rags-to-riches tale will inspire young customers
May 14, 2014 Share News Artists honoured at Mississauga Arts Council MARTY awards
May 14, 2014 Mississauga News Second Cup hopes founder’s rags-to-riches tale will inspire young customers
May 13, 2014 MARTYS Celebrate the Great Talent in Mississauga
May 9, 2014 MississaugaLife The 2014 MARTY Awards
May 9, 2014 Mississauga News Arts awards celebrate Mississauga’s best
March 13, 2014 Mississauga News Nominees named for 2014 MARTYS
March 13, 2014 MississaugaLife MAC Announces Nominees for 2014 MARTYS
March 6, 2014 Mississauga News Billy Talent to host youth showcase at Meadowvale Theatre
February 5, 2014 Mississauga News City Eyes Handing Out $3M in 2014 Grants
February 4, 2014 Brampton Guardian Open Mic Helps Launch Black History Month 
January 30, 2014 Mississauga News Co-hosts Announced for MARTY Awards
January 18, 2014 StarBuzzOnline The Mississauga Arts Council’s Art Scene Listings for January 22-29
January 18, 2014 European Times European Times interviews Musician & MAC Member, Yiannis Kapoulas
January 16, 2014 MississaugaLife Get Your Nominations In for the 2014 MARTY Awards
January 14, 2014 My Mississauga Magazine MAC Announces 2014 MARTY Hosts & Main Entertainment
January 14, 2014 Brampton Guardian Try your hand at Cocktails ‘n Canvas
January 10, 2014 Asian Connections Newspaper 2014 MARTY Awards Call for Nominations
January 6, 2014 My Mississauga Magazine 2014 MARTY Awards Call for Nominations
December 30, 2013 Mississauga News Something for everyone around town this New Year’s Eve
December 23, 2013 Brampton Guardian Brampton musician Chris Strazz hosts Mississauga New Year’s Gig 
December 6, 2013 Mississauga News Speaker pumps up Cranberry Breakfast crowd
December 4, 2013 My Mississauga Magazine Join the Mississuaga Arts Council at the festive holiday annual cranberry breakfast!
November 28, 2013 Mississauga News Have a holiday breakfast with MAC
November 27, 2013 Mississauga News Forum confronts need for inclusion in Canadian art
November 19, 2013 Mississauga News Diversity in the arts discussed with public
October 2013 MAC ARTBEATS Carnivale 2013 Promotional Video
October 2013 MAC Highlights from the 2013 Media Summit
October 2013 MAC MAC’s 30th Anniversary Testimonials
October 10, 2013 MississaugaLife MAC preps for ATBEATS Carnivale
October 10, 2013 MississaugaLife Media Funding Workshop aims to help artists launch projects
October 9, 2013 MAC MAC Promotional Video
October 2013 Rogers TV- Access Peel Highlights from the 2013 MARTY Awards
September 2013 Rogers TV Media Summit on the Lenore Terry Show, Rogers TV Peel Region
September 6, 2013 Rogers TV, Access Peel Summer Urban Open Mic
September 1, 2013 MississaugaLife Spotlight: Austin MacDonald
August 21, 2013 MississaugaLife Bollywood Monster Mash Up
August 21, 2013 Bolly Spice 3rd Annual Bollywood Monster Mashup presents unique flavours for musical fun!
August 21, 2013 Mississauga News MAC hosts summit for artists
August 19, 2013 MississaugaLife From Wonderland to Underland
August 15, 2013 Mississauga News WonderFest-West showcases superheroes of art
July 23, 2013 Rogers TV Limelight on the Rock Your true Inner Beauty Show
July 22, 2013 MississaugaLife SingFest Crowns its Winners
July 22, 2013 Mississauga News Singfest winners wow the crowd
July 11, 2013 MississaugaLife Canadian Songstress Honoured with the Freedom of the Song Award
July 11, 2013 Mississauga News Poet slams bullies as they celebrate the summer
July 5, 2013 Mississauga News Get unplugged this summer in the city centre Amphitheatre
July 5, 2013 Mississauga News Accordion player Joe Macerollo appointed to Order of Canada
June 22, 2013 Mississauga News Open Mic Night set to launch in Celebration Square
June 16, 2013 Mississauga News SingFest semi-finalists belt it out at LAC
June 6, 2013 Mississauga News Contestants advance in SingFest
May 28, 2013 Mississauga News Mississauga parenting expert named one of Canada’s top moms
May 22, 2013 Mississauga News Celebration Square the place to be this summer
May 22, 2013 Mississauga News Limber up those vocal cords- its SingFest time again!
May 14, 2013 Mississauga News Gul Nawaz was a leader in local Pakistani community
May 13, 2013 MississaugaLife The MARTY Awards: Celebrating Art Excellence
May 13, 2013 Insauga Mississauga Artists Walk Away with MARTYS
May 10, 2013 Mississauga News Best of city’s arts scene celebrated at MARTYS
May 9, 2013 Mississauga News Teen actor lands Young Artist Award
May 8, 2013 Mississauga News Hazel in the house for the MARTY Awards
May 8, 2013 Mississauga News MAC showcases ‘Rebel Talent’ at Central Library
May 8, 2013 Mississauga News Youngsters step into spotlight at Youth Film Festival
May 7, 2013 Metalworks Institute 2013 MARTY Awards!
May 1, 2013 Mississauga News MARTY sculptor in show in Port Credit
April 10, 2013 Mississauga News Sculptor creates MARTY statuettes
April 9, 2013 Mississauga News MARTY Awards a month away
March 28, 2013 Mississauga News Baby Jesse Documentary Unveiled
March 28, 2013 Blog TO Jesse’s Miracle March Media Arts Mash Up
March 14, 2013 Mississauga News Baby Jesse short film screens at the Grange
March 1, 2013 Mississauga News Artists celebrate Black History Month
February 25, 2013 Insauga Podcast on Rogers TV Peel Interview with Insauga’s Arlene & Khaled
February 21, 2013 El Popular El Programa NYCE del Centro Comunitario DBNC y el Mississauga Arts Council
January 26, 2013 Omni TV 2013 MARTY Awards Call for Nominations Interview on Omni TV’s In [Kultura]

MAC on TV & Radio

The Mississauga Arts Council is frequently featured on Rogers Television, OMNI 1, Breakfast Television, and City Tv. Click the links bellow to view recent coverage of MAC events.

Date Media Link
December 2013 2013 ARTBEATS Coverage
December 2013 2013 Cranberry Breakfast Coverage
December 2012 2012 ARTBEATS Coverage
October 2012 Live from the red carpet at the 2012 ARTBEATS Gala & Reception on October 26, 2012
September 2012 The Mississauga Arts Council’s 30th Anniversary Show Feature
August 2012 Sheldon De Souza’s Tribute to Michael Jackson at MAC’s 30th Anniversary by Producer, Marcos Mendosa, Host of “Your Best Self”
August 2012 MAC celebrates 30th anniversary at Celebration Square
August 2012 RCI- Mississauga Arts Council hosts 30th anniversary event
August 2012 The Mississauga Arts Council Creates, Enjoys & Celebrates at 30th Anniversary Promo Video
July 2012 CBC- Introducing the Jamaican Art Exhibit at the Art Gallery of Mississauga
March 2012 MAC launches its official 30th Anniversary Celebration at the AGM!
March 2012 MAC’s Sandra Cina performing at the launch of Lila Irving’s Con Spirito: Retrospective
February 2012 Launch of the Limelight Association of Young Artists & Open Mic
February 2012 MAC Communications Coordinator reports on MIFF
February 2012 The Mississauga Arts Council reports on the 34th Annual VAM Show!
January 2012 Media Arts Mash Up Networking Event

MAC on Radio

MAC members and staff are frequently featured on Mississauga’s premiere internet radio station, Haze FM. The Haze is a proud supporter of the arts and a strong member of the Mississauga Arts Council. Please click below to listen…


MAC Members on Rogers TV’s, Daytime

Date Media Link
February 2012 Limelight’s Abduljabbar Mahamoud on Daytime
February 2012 Launch of the Youth Writer’s Guild on Daytime
May 2010 MARTY nominee Julia Juhas on Daytime TV
May 2010 Filmmaker Marco Veltri on Daytime TV
Match 2010 MAC Member Jennifer Cortez launches “In the Rain”Segment 2