Living Arts Centre's New Logo
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Mississauga, Sept 20 (Canadian-Media): During a press conference held at Living Arts Centre (LAC), in Mississauga, Ontario on September 18, 2017 Natalie Lue, CEO of LAC unveiled its new branding to celebrate LAC’S 20th anniversary.
Lue said, “As we celebrate the Living Arts Centre’s 20th Anniversary season…Thanks to the tireless efforts and unwavering support of so many dedicated Board members, staff, volunteers, City officials, sponsors, patrons, and audiences…here we are 20 years later, stronger than ever before, and on the verge of a new chapter-in-the-making of this prominent facility.”
The press conference was attended by approximately between 40 to 50 people including board members, media partners, media and the staff of LAC.
Lue said that it was not simply the LAC’s image that had changed, the Centre itself had succeeded in partnering with a number or arts communities and organizations in the GTA (city of Toronto and its adjoining cities), such as the Canadian Arabic Orchestra, Mississauga Music, Aga Khan Museum and many more and has brought in a variety of new programmes to the 2017-2018 season.
Lue than introduced to the audience the various programs and presentations that would be showcased by LAC. Some of these are: ‘The Basically Basie Big Band: Basie’s Ladies’ directed by Jim Davey that would play in RBC Theatre at 7:30 pm on 30th of September. On the same day in Hammerson Hall there will be the concert: ‘Looking Back Retro Music Concert’.
A Psychological Thriller Live On Stage “Broken Images” would be presented in LAC by ARRA Arts in partnership with the LAC on October 1, 2017 at 4:30 PM & 8:00PM. The play depicts the 21st century as an era of electronic images. From every corner of our daily life we are bombarded with different kinds of images until our private existence seems threatened. World renowned Indian actress, Shabana Azmi, in one of the most challenging roles of her career, plays two sisters and their many images, as they morph into one another.
Shabana Azmi in 'Broken Images'. Image credit: Twitter handle of Living Arts Centre
‘2nd Annual Best of Open Mic Live’ in partnership with Mississauga Arts Council, hosted by Tom Taylor would be held at 7”30 pm at RBC theatre on October 12; 2017.
Mystic India: The World Tour, an internationally-acclaimed Bollywood dance spectacular based on the concept of ancient India’s transition into modern India featuring renowned musicians, brilliant dancers and over 1000 wealthy costumes would be showcased on October 19 & 20, 2017 at Hammerson Hall.
Created by Director Amit Shah and AATMA Performing Arts, Mystic India: The World Tour is an internationally-acclaimed Bollywood dance spectacular based on the concept of ancient India’s transition into modern India.
The show features renowned musicians, brilliant dancers and over 1000 wealthy costumes.
he colorful costumes and elaborate sets have been custom designed by Amit Shah and hand-made in India’s film capital by a team of 40 designers and workers over 4 years.
The team of diverse, trained dancers from the AATMA Performing Arts dance company combines authentic Indian and modern techniques bringing the streets of Mumbai and New York into perfect harmony.
Lue also mentioned about many more concerts and programs to be showcased in 2017 and 2018.
Then followed a small video presentation of Shabana Azmi who introduced her performance in 'Broken Image.'
This was followed by snacks and light refreshments.
The audience then mingled together and the media had a chance to know each other.
(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)