Here’s What’s Happening with Up The Arts and The Fringe Festival This Weekend

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Fringe North

In case you missed it, Up the Arts and The Fringe Festival are back for their second weekend of festivities.

The Arts Council has a stage full of talent coming on Thursday, with their all star jam on the stage. Friday brings some local performances and Saturday, they have a jam packed music extravaganza with Mustang Heart and Crystal Shawanda gracing the stage at the Roberta Bondar Pavilion.

All of these events are completely free and everyone is welcome to come and enjoy.

There’s also a Youth Graffiti contest on Saturday 11a.m. until 5 p.m.

They also have performers on the Norgoma for Kids Fringe (pirate and mermaid) with Digital Creator on board.

We the Arts council is providing a tent for events all week in to assist with Fringe.

There’s also an Art Crawl through out the city throughout the week (locations available here.)

For the #UpTheArts contest, the Arts Council is offering a large prize for the best photo of events at the Arts Councils and Fringes events.  One person with the best photo will receive the prize.

The Fringe Festival schedule looks like this:

THURSDAY AUGUST 16

Arts Crawl . . . . . . . various downtown venues

5:00        Algoma All Star Jam ( all night long !)     On Stage – Roberta Bondar Pavilion

5:30        Moments In Algoma  Ermatinger•Clergue Heritage Discovery Centre

7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.   Refreshment Tent & Food   Roberta Bondar Pavilion

7:00        Katie (Digital Creator) Jam Session         Norgoma

7:00        Building The Wall                                 Windsor Park Ballroom

9:00        Street   ♥                                           Windsor Park Ballroom

 

FRIDAY AUGUST 17

Arts Crawl . . . . . . . various downtown venues

10am     Story Corner With Grup!                      Centennial Library

12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.   Refreshment Tent & Food   Roberta Bondar Pavilion

5:00       Madi Schomogyi Lime                          On Stage – Roberta Bondar Pavilion

6:30        Street   ♥                                           Windsor Park Ballroom

7:00        Karl & The Prodigy                             On Stage – Roberta Bondar Pavilion

7:45        Building The Wall                                Windsor Park Ballroom

8:00        Writer’s Den                                      Windsor Park Lobby

9:00       The Elements                                     On Stage – Roberta Bondar Pavilion

9:45        Placebo Effect                                   Windsor Park Ballroom

SATURDAY AUGUST 18

Arts Crawl . . . . . . . various downtown venues

11am     Stories And Creation With Author Joanne Robertson Sault Ste. Marie Museum

12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.   Refreshment Tent & Food   Roberta Bondar Pavilion

1 pm     Collective author reading                      Windsor Park Lobby

3:00      Placebo Effect                                     Windsor Park Ballroom

3:00      Jeff Hinich                                           On Stage – Roberta Bondar Pavilion

4:00      Britta Wolfert                                      On Stage – Roberta Bondar Pavilion

5:00      Mister Tahti                                        On Stage – Roberta Bondar Pavilion

6:00       Writer’s Den                                      Windsor Park Lobby

6:30      Crystal Shawanda                              On Stage – Roberta Bondar Pavilion

7:30       Life Is Not A Drag                               Windsor Park Ballroom

9:00      Mustang Heart                                   On Stage – Roberta Bondar Pavilion

SUNDAY AUGUST 19

Arts Crawl . . . . . . . various downtown venues

2:00        Wakey Wakey                                     Windsor Park Ballroom

5:00        Jackson Reed                                    On Stage – Roberta Bondar Pavilion

6:00        Corey Marques Poetry                       On Stage – Roberta Bondar Pavilion

7:00        All Star Finale                                    On Stage – Roberta Bondar Pavilion

7:00        Writer’s Den                                      Windsor Park Lobby

8:30        Placebo Effect                                   Windsor Park Ballroom

For more information on the Arts Council, visit www.ssmarts.org

For more information on Fringe, visit www.fringenorth.ca