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THE ART OF DARKNESS
THE ART OF DARKNESS
An Evening of Frightful Fun at Artscape Youngplace
Friday, October 30, 2015 from 511 pm
Get into the Halloween spirit with the artists at Artscape Youngplace! On Friday, October 30th, we'll fill the building with activities and events that reflect the mysterious, the shocking, the haunted, and the bizarre.
Join us for peculiar performances, mind-bending music, otherworldly art installations, fantastical films, and so much more. It will be an artfully dark and frightfuly fun evening for a good cause, with proceeds supporting participating artists and organizations that call Artscape Youngplace home.
Come early for family-friendly activities, stay later for more grownup fun; we promise something for everyone, including:
Live Music Haunted Rooms Amazing Hypnotist Treasure Hunt Pumpkin Carving Spooky Movies Mystic Oracle Dance Party Sensory Installations Interactive Performances and much more! Plus a Fall Arts Market PWYC Bake Sale Instant Photos & T-shirt Transfers Seasonal Food Delicious Drinks Decadent Desserts Treats for Costumes while they last
Get your tickets now at the link above reduced price if purchased in advance:
$10 in advance via Eventbrite until Sept 29, $15 at the door; $5 kids 212, under 2 free; $30 family up to 2 adults and 3 kids, $25 family advance
Ticket price includes all activities, performances, films, and interactive installations, plus a chance to win goods, services, and gift certificates from AYP artists, organizations, and supporters including: Paperhouse, Eve Egoyan, TYPOLOGY, Inspirit Foundation, 3Delta, Graven Feather, Angel Ness Ho, Midi Onodera, Stephanie Avery, Coffee Pub, Lucky Penny, Koffler Gallery, Miriam Grenville, Catherine Marrion Expressive Arts Therapy, Wendy Coles/Fun with Music Together, and many more.
Activities and Events included with ticket price:
in concert with visuals at Small World Music Centre
BRIDLE of the SENSES
sensory environment and show by lo bil, Man Made Hill, Ashley Thornton, Linus lp, and Clayton Lee
THE EMPTY CHAIR
immersive installation by Paperhouse Outreach Collective in collaboration with Andrew Domingues Frade and Angela Blumberg
TURN and FACE the STRANGE
dance the evening away with kid-friendly tunes from 68, and serious jams from 9 til late
THINK BLANK HUMAN METAMORPHOSIS, TREFOR the SKETCHY CLOWN, and DAWN RIVER
short performances for adults by Lisa Anita Wegner and Ray Cammaert, Dave McKay, and Mali Rosen
DARK ARTS ROOM
durational sound and video installation by Holly Timperer, Jack Bride, James Wallace Gagn
MOVING RIGHT ALONG into the FUTURE OF THE PAST
site-specific installation at TYPOLOGY by Nicolas Fleming with audio environment The Foundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov
OLD TIMEY SPOOKY MOVIES with Hot Buttered Popcorn!
Buster Keaton's The Haunted House for the kids, plus The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Nosferatu, Metropolis, and more
INSTANT HALLWAY HYPNOSIS
Amanda-Mazing takes consenting participants on a fascinating inner journey prepare to be amazed and delighted
TRICK or TREAT TREASURE HUNT
kid-friendly building-wide treasure hunt by Stephanie Avery
THE MYSTIC ORACLE and RAKKII the Fortune Telling Puppet
interactive video for adults and live fortune telling for kids by Midi Onodera
Kid-friendly HAUNTED ROOM
immersive environment for kids up to age 12 by Eve Egoyan and friends
PUMPKIN CARVING the Paperhouse Way
artist-led pumpkin carving and decorating in the Coffee Pub by Emily Cook and Paperhouse friends
multimedia art installation by Shawn Martel
instant photos of you and your friends anywhere in the building for just $2 a snap. Come in costume for extra effect!
IRON-ON THE FLY
on-the-spot iron-on transfers wherever you want 'em $2 gets you 3 transfers ART OF DARKNESS, moon, and bat, BYO clothing welcome
HALL OF FALL Seasonal Arts Market
and PWYC Bake Sale featuring locally made goods and treats
DINNER, DESSERT, DRINKS, and LATE-NIGHT SNACKS
by the Coffee Pub open late and in costume!
CLICK LINK ABOVE FOR TICKETS
A full map and program is coming soon, with updates as more acts and events are confirmed. Contact Shani K Parsons at email@example.com to receive a copy.
Proceeds benefit participating AYP artists and organizations including: Earwitness Studio Intergalactic Arts Collective Midi Onodera Paperhouse Studio Small World Music Centre 3Delta Studio TYPOLOGY Projects
With thanks for generous support from: Artscape Youngplace Coffee Pub Inspirit Foundation Koffler Gallery and all of the individual artists and volunteers who are donating time, goods, services, space, equipment, and expertise.