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Take 2: Artists hit the stage at Mississauga Celebration Square for Culture Days

Sep 21, 2011

On Saturday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the City of Mississauga’s Culture Division presents Take 2: Culture Days on the Square, a special showcase of 26 jury-selected musical groups and artists on Mississauga Celebration Square. 

“Take 2 will showcase the rich fabric of Mississauga’s arts and culture community,” said Susan Burt, director, Culture Division.  “More than 20 jury-selected artists will perform on Mississauga Celebration Square with their unique and diverse talents on Culture Days weekend.”

What: Take 2: Culture Days on the Square

When: Saturday, October 1, 2011, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Mississauga Celebration Square

300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, ON L5B 3C1

Cost:  Free

Take 2 offers a wide variety of performers and artists to suit every taste and age group including: Anthony Aigbe, Bridging the Gap, Chris G, Chamber Music Society of Mississauga, Donita Sabater, I Rock With the One, Loco Zydeco, Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble, Elizabeth Gosse,  Group of Three, John Layton, Mississauga Chinese Arts Organization, Mississauga Choral Society, Mississauga Symphony, NARIA, National Ballet of Canada, The Paul Malysa Band, The Polka Maestre Band, Rayandra Hudson, Rob Tardik, SEAM, Shyann featuring Nick Name, Sophy Lee , Unbuttoned, Vandana Vishwas and Youth Troopers for Global Awareness.   In addition to this full program of entertainment, there will be lots of activities for children and a variety of onsite food vendors.

The Take 2 program guide including schedule and artist information is available for download at www.mississauga.ca/culturedays.

About Culture Days

Culture Days is a national event held September 30 to October 2, 2011 to celebrate arts and culture and the role they play in supporting a healthy and stable society. Mississauga is pleased to participate in this important movement with free, interactive activities that invite the public to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators and designers at work in our city.  There are more than 70 free things to see and do in the city during Culture Days 2011, including Take 2, Mississauga Book Fest and Doors Open.

For more information on Take 2, Culture Days and events across the city, visit www.mississauga.ca/culturedays.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money, maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.

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Event Contact:

Paola Poletto

Arts Supervisor, Culture Division

City of Mississauga

905-615-3200 x4063

TTY: 905-896-5151

paola.poletto@mississauga.ca






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