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Guelph Jazz Festival 2021

We are thrilled to announce our plans to present an in-person live music festival, 14-19 September in Guelph, Ontario. The 2021 Guelph Jazz Festival programming is conceived to offer our audiences a range of exciting musical experiences that can be engaged both safely and festively. It includes three streams of programming, featuring exclusively Canadian talent: 1) Free outdoor concerts…

IF 2021: An All-Day, All-Night, Online Celebration of the Arts

IICSI is thrilled to announce our second annual all-day, all-night, online celebration of improvised arts: IF 2021! Starting on August 14th at midnight UTC (August 13th at 7pm, EDT), join us to experience a full 24-hours featuring innovative artists of all disciplines—music, dance, theatre, poetry, visual arts, and more—showcasing new, improvised works filmed in their homes…

2016 Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium

IICSI, in partnership with the Guelph Jazz Festival and the University of Guelph, presents the colloquium: Improvise Here! Profiles in Practice, taking place September 14-18 as part of the 23rd annual Guelph Jazz Festival.

Open Ears Festival of Music & Sound

Celebrating the Art of Listening, Open Ears aims to go beyond the fixed thinking of fixed seats and represent a diversity of sonic experiences.

Open Ears presents a biennial festival in the Waterloo Region, and targeting programming in between festival years. Active since 1998, it has become one of North America’s premier festivals of creative music and sound. Past guests have included DJ Spooky, Diamanda Galas, Shary Boyle, Frederic Rzewski, Colin Stetson and Ikue Mori.

This is the second festival that has been run in partnership with CAFKA – Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area , which celebrates art in public
spaces.