Community Messages

Thursday, October 17
09:00 AM

Bookfest Windsor 2019

Thursday, October 17 to Friday, October 18
09:00 AM — 12:00 AM

Exciting literary events with authors from all over Canada and the US! Featuring a joint tribute with WIFF October 17 to honour Toni Morrison, Detroit Writers’ Guild artists and friends on October 18, a day of panels with headliner Lindsay Wong on October 19, Brunch to celebrate Black Moss Press’ 50th Anniversary on October 20, followed by francophone events and more! Located October 17 – 19 at SoCA (The Armouries) and St. Clair Centre for the Arts (Fourth Floor) on October 21. Full schedule and details at bookfestwindsor.comBookFest/Salon du livre Windsor 2019

Location/Venue Name
School of Creative Arts

  • University of Windsor School of Creative Arts Armouries Building 37 University Ave. E. Windsor, ON, Canada N9A 1E4, Windsor, N9A1E4
Friday, October 18
08:00 AM

Bookfest Windsor 2019

Friday, October 18 to Saturday, October 19
08:00 AM — 12:00 AM

Exciting literary events with authors from all over Canada and the US! Featuring a joint tribute with WIFF October 17 to honour Toni Morrison, Detroit Writers’ Guild artists and friends on October 18, a day of panels with headliner Lindsay Wong on October 19, Brunch to celebrate Black Moss Press’ 50th Anniversary on October 20, followed by francophone events and more! Located October 17 – 19 at SoCA (The Armouries) and St. Clair Centre for the Arts (Fourth Floor) on October 21. Full schedule and details at bookfestwindsor.comBookFest/Salon du livre Windsor 2019

Location/Venue Name
School of Creative Arts

  • University of Windsor School of Creative Arts Armouries Building 37 University Ave. E. Windsor, ON, Canada N9A 1E4, Windsor, N9A1E4
10:00 PM

ARA 41st Annual Art Exhibition, Oct.18 to Nov.10, Windsor Crossing Mall

Friday, October 18 to Saturday, October 19
10:00 PM — 08:59 PM

The Association of Representational Artists, Windsor-Essex. We are a non-profit association since 1978 ARA’s 40th Annual Art Show , Oct.18th to Nov.10th at Windsor Crossing, 1555 Talbot Rd. N9H 2N2 35 local artists with over 150 original artworks.  &  the Juried competition with cash prizes. This year’s theme; WATER. The Association of Representational Artist annual show opens Friday Oct.18th at 10 am Free admission The Opening Reception is Friday October 18th starting at 7 pm till 9 pm  The Juried competition winners 1st, 2nd & 3rd will be announced at the reception and cash prizes given out. Support your local artists.    contact: Mariano Klimowicz at 519-977-0729  or 226-347-7404 ARA Vice-Chair & show chair.   

Location/Venue Name
Windsor Crossing Premium Outlet Mall

  • 1555 Talbot Rd., LaSalle, N9H 2N2
Saturday, October 19
08:00 AM

Bookfest Windsor 2019

Saturday, October 19 to Sunday, October 20
08:00 AM — 12:00 AM

Exciting literary events with authors from all over Canada and the US! Featuring a joint tribute with WIFF October 17 to honour Toni Morrison, Detroit Writers’ Guild artists and friends on October 18, a day of panels with headliner Lindsay Wong on October 19, Brunch to celebrate Black Moss Press’ 50th Anniversary on October 20, followed by francophone events and more! Located October 17 – 19 at SoCA (The Armouries) and St. Clair Centre for the Arts (Fourth Floor) on October 21. Full schedule and details at bookfestwindsor.comBookFest/Salon du livre Windsor 2019

Location/Venue Name
School of Creative Arts

  • University of Windsor School of Creative Arts Armouries Building 37 University Ave. E. Windsor, ON, Canada N9A 1E4, Windsor, N9A1E4
Sunday, October 20
03:00 PM

Greater Windsor Concert Band presents A Concert of Harvest Dances

03:00 PM — 04:30 PM

The Greater Windsor Concert Band under the direction of Ric Moor performs "A Concert of Harvest Dances" featuring songs like Begin the Beguine, Blue Tango, Mambo, Thunder and Lightning, Dublin Dances...and more! Sunday October 20, 3pm. Banwell Community Church. 2400 Banwell Rd. Tickets: $15, $10 student/senior, $35 family rate 519-995-0727 or visit www.greaterwindsorconcertband.ca

Location/Venue Name
Banwell Community Church

  • 2400 Banwell Rd, Windsor , N8P 1X9
Tuesday, October 22
07:30 PM

Windsor Poetry Slam Presents the I See You Tour

07:30 PM — 10:00 PM

Windsor Poetry Slam, League of Canadian Poets and the Canadian Council for the Arts are excited to bring the ‘I See You” Tour to Windsor! Please, join us on Tuesday, October 22nd as Nisha Patel and BiCurious George grace the stage at Phog Lounge for a double feature!   Nisha Patel is an award-winning Indo-Canadian poet & artist. She is the City of Edmonton’s Poet Laureate, and the 2019 Canadian Individual Slam Champion. She is a recipient of the Edmonton Artists’ Trust Fund Award. She is also the Executive Director of the Edmonton Poetry Festival. Nisha is a graduate of the Alberta School of Business, working to further her goal of building a stronger artistic community through living in her truth. You can find out more about her at nishapatel.ca. Writer, poet, filmmaker and spoken word artist, Liana Cusmano (Luca/BiCurious George) is the 2018 and 2019 Montreal Slam Champion and the runner up in the 2019 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Championship. Their poems and short stories have been published in short story collections, anthologies and literary magazines, and they have performed their work in English, French and Italian in North America, Europe, and Asia. With work that touches on love, pain, queerness and belonging, their aim is to help others feel both seen and safe.  Doors will be open at 7:30 pm, show starts at 8 pm. If you want to slam please be there by 7:45 pm at the latest to sign up. As always, two rounds of three-minute poems, along with an open mic portion and a couple sacrifices! We’ll see you there!

Location/Venue Name
Phog Lounge

  • 157 University Ave W , Windsor, N9A 5P4
Thursday, November 7
All day

5 Years of ACT

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

Arts Collective Theatre invites you to an evening of food, entertainment and awards in celebration of 5 years of social justice, education, training, and community building using the theatrical arts. Join ACT Windsor on November 7, 6-10pm at Fogolar Furlan Windsor, 1800 North Service Rd. E. Individual tickets $50. For info, actwindsor.com or info@actwindsor.com

Location/Venue Name
Fogolar Furlan Windsor

  • 1800 North Service Rd. E., Windsor, N8W 1Y3