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Call for artists at Doors Open Burlington event

Deadline: May 12, 2017

Burlington artists and cultural groups from all disciplines that would like to perform at one of the Doors Open Burlington sites on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. are invited to submit a proposal for consideration by May 12, 2017.

The events may include, but are not limited to: craft, dance, literary arts-spoken word, media arts-film, music, theatre, visual arts and performance art. Artists and performers must be Burlington-based. An honorarium will be provided for each selected proposal.

Doors Open Burlington is part of the eighth annual Culture Days weekend which will take place Sept. 29 to Oct 1, 2017. The event will promote free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate behind the scenes to discover the world of artists, performers, historians, architects, curators, designers and other creative individuals in Burlington.

For more information about Doors Open Burlington, Culture Days and the proposal, please visit Burlington.ca/culturedays or contact Adam Belovari at 905-335-7600, ext. 7335 or adam.belovari@burlington.ca.

Written by Marianne Meed Ward

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