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Da mic is on

da mic is on*
*amplifying voices that need to be heard in a time when everything is recorded. 🎤
As the world comes to terms with systemic racism and increasing calls for major change at all levels of society, Harbourfront Centre is proud to present da mic is on, curated and hosted by Trey Anthony and Ashley McKenzie-Barnes.
Starting June 30, da mic is on is a free online series of panels, comedy, spoken word and art focused on the Black experience, including discussions of love and pride, the use of new and emerging platforms in activism, and what it means to be Black and/or a person of colour in these times.
Register now and learn how you can join in: #damicison
Pride + Activism: Lessons in Love Part 1
Tuesday, June 30
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
Pride + Activism: Lessons in Love Part 2
Saturday, July 4
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
ARTivism: Allyship in the Canadian Contemporary Art
and Culture Space
Thursday, July 9
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
Raising our Black Sons: White + Black Mothers Speak
Saturday, July 11
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
ARTivism: In Conversation with Shawn Theodore
Tuesday, July 14
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
ARTivism: Part 3
Saturday, July 18
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
Now this is Saturday Night. Live.
Saturday, July 25
7:30 pm–8:30 pm


HempFest Cannabis Expo Hamilton



Live glass blowing artists will be on the floor throughout the day, creating bongs and pipes right before your eyes! This mesmerizing art form transforms simple tubes of glass into functional art. Watch a bong come to life and lay claim to it, or get the artists to create something special just for you!

Demos will be held throughout the day at the


HIGH TIMES are on the horizon for the Canadian cannabis industry. With the recent legalization of cannabis, permitting adult recreational use, Canada is at the forefront of a global revolution aimed towards a truly free, open and accepted cannabis industry.

The HempFest Cannabis Expo provides an environment for industry pioneers, as well as new and existing consumers to learn more about one of North America’s fastest growing industries, and one of the world’s most valuable plants. Come to connect with fellow consumers, patients, industry members, entrepreneurs, job seekers and local leaders. Leave with new relationships built, stories shared, the latest innovative products, and a ton of new knowledge on how the cannabis plant can benefit you and your community.

The Expo will feature presentations from, and discussions with top industry leaders. Exhibitors will showcase industry-related products and services, which includes licensed producers, ACMPR licensed producers, dispensaries, cannabis paraphernalia retailers, nutrient and soil companies, hydroponics manufacturers, medical clinics and health and wellness providers, to name a few.

HempFest Cannabis Expo welcomes exhibitors and guests, from across Canada and beyond, to join us at one of our Canadian Expos and be a part of the cannabis revolution!

Saturday 1st 12pm-6pm
Sunday 2nd 12pm-5pm
(Overnight security provided)
**This is a 19+ Event** (ID Required)

420 Music and Arts Festival 2019


420 Music & Arts Festival brings Crobot, Great Electric Quest, Valley of the Sun and Disenchanter to Calgary

February 27, 2019
Jon Roe – Calgary Herald
The local 420 Music & Arts Festival announced the lineup for the third edition of its festival.

For all news about 420 Music & Arts Festival events, please visit the following links:

Official Website:
Travel Alberta:
Festival Facebook Event:
Pinball Tournament Event:

Puff Pass Paint Pour


Take your new art experience to a HIGHER LEVEL, get creative in a real gallery environment full of inspiration and relaxation. Now that it’s legal, let’s puff, paint, and party.

$100 per ticket, space is limited so reserve your space early. It is sure to be a sell out event.

Puff, Pass, Paint and Pour, is a fun way of creating fantastic piece of poured paint art in a cannabis-friendly all-inclusive adventure. Acrylic pouring is a painting technique where acrylic paint is mixed with some type of pouring medium and then poured onto a surface in a variety ways. Sometimes colors are poured directly from individual cups, and other times multiple colors are combined into one cup and poured together.

Our event came about the need to provide canna enthusiast and canna tourist with a safe intimate environment to enjoy creating art and enjoy marijuana. This will be a guided experience of colour on canvas with art instructors that love art and are cannabis friendly as well. It’s a paint pouring class for all levels , cannabis users, and non-cannabis users of all levels are welcome.

What to expect at your session? We will set you up with your paint kit, and get you acquainted with the instructors, and then you will get a chance to mingle and sample edible products from some of our generous sponsors and canna culinary experts. Hors d’oeuvres, cookies, and buttered popcorn! You will be able to use a vaporiser within the gallery or smoke rolled joints just outside in the designated area. There will be snacks and refreshments served.

This is an alcohol free event. Everyone must be 18 or over and ticket must have been purchased to enter the premises, ID will be required and must be show. Upon entering you will be greeted by our hosts, and you will sign your waiver regarding what you can do in the class and GET LIT!

Book your spot today, come get creative among people who also enjoy art and the art of relaxation.

We do not sell cannabis; under no circumstances is the sale of cannabis, or cannabis products permitted.

Happenings 12: Whimsy and Play


Happenings 12 at Arts Commons is a FREE art party filled with new exhibitions, installations, live performances, and musical projects in celebration of our current visual art exhibitors. The theme for Happenings 12, “Whimsy and Play”, inspires conversations about youth and family, as well as experimental art collisions. If you love the art of lines, analog photograph, urban design, and sculpture, then come to Happenings – where art is never flat!

We are celebrating the following artists: Jillian Daschuk (Ledge Gallery), Darija S. Radakovic, Carrie Phillips Kieser, Mikhail Miller and Rachel Zirada, Anna Burger Martindale (Window Galleries), Scott Portingale, Melanie Kloetzel and John Osborne (Broadcast Lab), Kristine Zingeler and Scott Ross Molyneux (Lightbox Studio) and Tona Ohama (+15 Soundscape)