Sponsorship Opportunities – Deadline Feb 2nd 2015

Sistema Mississauga is looking for local Mississauga businesses to help sponsor our worthy cause.  Sponsors will help us to match a $1250 grant we received from ArtsVest Mississauga.  If you own or know of a local business that would be interested in becoming a sponsor please contact Meghan Gardner at fundraising@sistemamississauga.com


Volunteer Positions

There are a number of volunteer positions available with Sistema Mississauga.



Blues & Roots Radio launches branded UK website, 

to launch Blues & Roots Radio UK  www.BluesandRootsRadio.co.uk and the face and voice to do it with was that of Michael Williams.

Michael will take on the role of solidifying BRR’s growing reputation within the UK and Europe, he has a background in media, music and corporate team building.

Stevie Connor,  CEO Global Operations is truly excited by this next step for Blues and Roots Radio
and welcomes the UK to the Blues and Roots Radio worldwide family.

Blues & Roots Radio announces partnership with Fatea Magazine

Within days of launching the Blues and Roots Radio (BRR) Global website and a new UK branded website, Mississauga, Ontario based BRR announces a partnership with Fatea magazine, which will broaden the scope of their online presence, the cross promotion of the stations artists and offerings as well as that of Fatea magazine.

BRR with their eyes on the growing listening base have their finger on the pulse of what is next and partnering with Fatea is an exciting venture.

Funding Professional Theatre Mentorships 

Do you need financial support for professional development or a “change of direction” in your career?

The next deadline to apply for our Professional Theatre Training Program (PTTP) is March 2.

The Professional Theatre Training Program offers financial support for unique and flexible training with a chosen mentor in any theatrical discipline (except performance.)

Applicants must have at least two years of professional experience following their formal education.

This program is funded by the Ontario Arts Council, an agency of the Government of Ontario.

Apply to Theatre Ontario’s Professional Theatre Training Program


Roveena wrote a song and the video was her concept as it reveals a battle that she struggles with and is now sharing with her fans.

I released a new video that is touching on the subject of self-image and it’s causing a wave of interest because of the participants that I had included in the video.

All women who have battled self-image issues.




Changes to the Trade-marks Act!

If you own a trade-mark or use an unregistered trade-mark in your business, here are a few things you should know about the upcoming changes to the Trade-marks Act. – See more at: http://www.pallettvalo.com/news-centre/newsletters/dramatic-changes-ahead-for-the-trade-marks-act#sthash.H8zXn4xa.dpuf


Sunday Morning Soul 

Offers for purchase any one of these CD’s….These are the most listened to releases that we received this year. We do not make it a numbered list, just the best 40 or so albums that we liked the best!

You can listen to all of the best of shows(as we repeat it in the New Year Jan 2 & 9) and then we come back with our Maple Blues award shows….with the winners show being on Jan 30….You can listen on our syndicated show on our partner stations :

www.thehazefm.caHunter’s Bay Radio 88.7 (www.muskokaonline.com) – 97.7 The Beach FM (www.977thebeach.ca) – CHLY 101.7FM (www.chly.cawww.kconlineradio.com – www.haltonradio.com – www.4cornersradio.ca – www.ahib.uswww.bluenorthradio.com – www.mixcloud.com/sundaymorningsoul – (soon)www.dawgfm.com – (soon) www.bluesradiocanada.com

In the new Year we will be part of a brand new station called Blues Radio Canada, an all Blues radio station bringing you the finest in  Blues music brought to you by some of the best radio programs in the country…stay tuned for more news….


Perspectives of Nature and The City Exhibit

Come see the latest exhibit Perspectives of Nature and the City by Nate Shepherd and Angeles F. Hernandez at the Central Library – Art Wall.

The exhibit runs until January 31, 2015.

Annette Seip showcased at Port 1 Cafe

Annette Seip has her spectacular photos of local scenes hanging at Port 1 Cafe, 1 Hurontario, Port Credit.
Drop in for a great cup of coffee and enjoy these images presenting Port Credit and the surrounding area throughout the seasons.

More information about Annette and her work can be found at www.aseipphotography.com



Which works from the Permanent Art Collection do you want to see in the Gallery this Spring? The decision is yours!

Stay tuned to the AGM Facebook and Twitter accounts in January for the launch of #CurateAGM, the Gallery’s first ever social media-based public curation initiative. Your votes will decide the 10 works from our Collection that will be displayed in the Gallery alongside some recent acquisitions, from February 26 – April 12, and artwork labels will acknowledge some of the comments from social media. Voting begins online and in-gallery mid-January. Information

More info: www.livingartscentre.ca


The City of Mississauga’s Culture Division is interested in receiving your feedback regarding public art in Mississauga.

We would appreciate a few minutes of your time to complete the following survey: http://www.keysurvey.com/votingmodule/s180/f/687017/c84e/

The survey will remain active until January 29th, 2015. Your participation in this survey is completely voluntary and anonymous.

The process involves completing the online survey that will take approximately 5 minutes of your time. At the end of the survey, you may wish to share your e-mail address with the City of Mississauga to receive updates regarding Culture Division related news and events.

This survey is open to everyone so please feel free to forward this on to whoever may find this of interest.

The Culture Division is currently working on developing a Public Art Master Plan (PAMP). The overall goal of the PAMP is to establish a design outline which will guide the City’s public art plan for the next five (5) years for both permanent and temporary public art installations. The Public Art Master Plan will build upon existing planning, development, and revitalization initiatives within Mississauga. The results of this survey will be compiled into a report that will be used to inform the City of Mississauga Public Art Master Plan. Once fully completed, the Plan will be posted publicly.

If you should have any questions about this survey of the City of Mississauga Public Art Program, please contact: public.art@mississauga.ca


Ontario Arts Council


The Mississauga Symphony has announced the launch of a brand new youth orchestra for Mississauga:  the Mississauga Symphony Youth Orchestra, to be led by MSO Music Director and conductor Denis Mastromonaco.

The new group will consist of a string ensemble for youth ages 9-12 and a full symphonic orchestra for “mature young adults.”, and rehearsals and all four concerts this season will take place in the impressive facilities of Mississauga’s Living Arts Centre.

Members of both groups will be mentored by the professional principal core players of the MSO.

Speaking about his goals for the new group, Mr. Mastromonaco says, “the MSYO will provide some of the best learning and performance opportunities for dedicated young musicians in the Greater Toronto Area.”


Sulman Husain has a new video!

It’s a cover to Taylor Swift’s new single, Blank Space.



Armish has launched a podcast!

Here’s the first episode:

Iphone: http://bit.ly/1u6iDSU

Android: http://bit.ly/1xgFZ9k


The Halton Mississauga Youth Orchestra is highlighted on the front page of ORCHESTRAS CANADA’s latest national edition of “Orchestra News”: orchestrascanada.org


Global Radio Station streaming 24/7 from Port Credit, Mississauga – Blues and Roots Radio brings you the very best in Blues, Soul, Celtic, Folk, and Roots music streaming from Port Credit, Mississauga, across Canada and around the world playing the best music from independent local, regional and international artists streaming 24 /7  BluesandRootsRadio.com  We encourage local artists to get in touch for music submissions and interviews.


Ongoing – The Kendall Hurley Collection: (St. David’s Bench Room & Paul Bosc Tasting Room). Chateau Des Charmes Wines, 1025 York Road, Niagara-On-The-Lake. Open to the public Monday to Sunday from 10:00am – 5:00pm.

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