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MEDIA RELEASE: Voices Chez Nous -- Sudbury Artists Interpret Sudbury Stories

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MEDIA RELEASE: Voices Chez Nous -- Sudbury Artists Interpret Sudbury Stories

You are invited – Voices Chez Nous art opening and exhibit

Local artists interpret local stories

 

For Immediate Release

 

Sudbury, October 14, 2014

We all have stories to tell. What would those stories look like transformed through art? Find out at Voices Chez Nous!

Myths and Mirrors Community Arts and Coalition for a Liveable Sudbury invite you to Voices Chez Nous at Cambrian’s College’s Open Studio, 93 Cedar St. (suite 303), downtown.

Opening: Saturday, October 25, 9:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Join us for refreshments & community art.

Exhibit: October 25 – November 7. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays: noon – 3:00 p.m.

Wednesdays: 5:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. Join us to enjoy the exhibit and add to it if you choose.

Closing: Wednesday, November 5, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us in celebrating the full exhibit.

Admission is free, but donations are welcome and will go towards supporting local artists and local grassroots community projects.

“Many people have generously shared their thoughts, stories and dreams about our community. Now we will see some of these take new life, as they are expressed through art,” says Naomi Grant of Coalition for a Liveable Sudbury.

Local artists will come together for two days of creation at the Open Studio, inspired by local voices collected during Coalition for a Liveable Sudbury’s Chez Nous on the Rocks project, and facilitated by Sarah King Gold of Myths and Mirrors. Special thanks go to Cambrian College’s Open Studio.

About Myths and Mirrors Community Arts - Myths and Mirrors helps to build community and gives people a voice through collaborative art making, story sharing and infusing art into our everyday lives. Find out more on their website at: http://mythsandmirrors.wordpress.com/

About Coalition for a Liveable Sudbury – CLS is a grassroots network of citizen groups and individuals who share a vision of Sudbury as a green, healthy and engaged community.

For more information on Coalition for a Liveable Sudbury’s Chez Nous on the Rocks video project: http://www.liveablesudbury.org/videoproject.html.

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