Events



MAR 24 – MAR 26
2:00pm - 2:00pm

Quinte Film Alternative streams LES NOTRES

Featuring a mesmerizing performance from Émilie Bierre portraying a teen girl trapped in a complex adult dynamic. Magalie lives in a small Quebec town concealing both social power and deception. Trust is at a premium in her relation ship with her mother and her friend, a foster child of the mayor. Much effort is devoted to maintaining the sunny surface.

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APR 1 – APR 1
2:30PM - 5:30PM

Quinte Ballet Auditions & Open House

On April 1st, students are invited to join us at Quinte Ballet School to take a class with the Professional Training Program to audition for Summer Dance Intensive in July 2021. To register visit quinteballetschool.com

Quinte Ballet School

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APR 7 – APR 9
2:00pm - 2:00pm

Quinte Film Alternative streams DEAR COMRADES

DEAR COMRADES , filmed in stark 4x3, black and white film, reflects the events we see today. Liudmila is a Party executive and devout communist located in the Soviet industrial city of Novocherkassk. She is certain that her contribution will create a fair and sharing communist society. Until workers strike at the local electromotive factory. Director Andrei Konchalovsky is only apparently telling us a story from 60 years ago.

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APR 12 – APR 12
- 5pm

Ontario Creates Interactive Digital Media (IDM) Fund

The Ontario Creates Interactive Digital Media (IDM) Fund Concept Definition and Production programs provide IDM content creators with funding for high quality, original interactive digital media content projects that make a positive contribution to the Ontario economy. Concept Definition - support for early-stage activities that will assist the applicant company in moving towards the production of a market-ready content project. Production - support for the creation of a market-ready content project that will be released to end users.

Ontario Creates

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APR 15 – APR 15

BRIDGES FESTIVAL 2022 APPLICATION CALL

Bridges Festival organized by Crane Creations Theatre Company in Mississauga, Ontario invites puppeteers and puppet theatres to send their shows in for consideration for the 3rd annual Bridges Festival scheduled for March 2022. Bridges Festival presents Canadian and international puppet shows, for adults and children, of at least 30 minutes in length.

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APR 17 – APR 17
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The New Orford String Quartet

“Welcome to Westben’s Digital Concerts at The Barn. It is the magic of Concerts at The Barn, straight from The Barn, but without audiences! An exciting array of guest artists are creatively united with the natural beauty of The Barn setting into a series of engaging, online concert experiences. Watch as nature and music come alive in each other’s company. Hear the birds sing along with the music! Concerts will be premiered each month on Westben’s NEW interactive Digital Venue, a new website that features an interactive representation of the Westben farm where you can let your curiosity roam free! You can even visit The Milk Shed.

http://www.westben.ca or Westben YouTube Channel

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APR 21 – APR 23
2:00pm - 2:00pm

Quinte Film Alternative streams MY SALINGER YEAR

Idealistic Joanna quits Grad School to become a published poet. First stop is New York and assistant to the Literary Agent who represents the reclusive J.D. Salinger. As her life alternates between her cold water flat and the upscale world of author representation, she is captured by the numerous fan letters Salinger is ignoring. Some cry out to be answered. MY SALINGER YEAR, directed by Philippe Falardeau, features the work of Sigourney Weaver, Margaret Qualley and Colm Feore.

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MAY 5 – MAY 7
2:00pm - 2:00pm

Quinte Film Alternative streams TWO OF US (D’EUX)

From everybody's point of view pensioners Nina and Madeleine are simply two neighbours living on the top floor of their building. They come and go between their two apartments, sharing the tender delights of everyday life together in a small French city. Until the day their relationship is turned upside down by the intervention of life followed by Nina's daughter. Directed by Filippo Meneghetti and starring Barbara Sukowa, Martine Chevallier and Léa Drucker.

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MAY 6 – JUN 3
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Expressions Biennial Juried Show and Sale

The Quinte Arts Council's Expressions biennial juried show and sale features artists and artisans from throughout the Quinte region. The show features artists working in any media, including: potters, weavers, glassblowers, quilters, painters, photographers, woodworkers, carvers, sculptors, jewellers, metal workers, textile artists, folk artists, mixed media arts, and more. The theme for 2021 is "Re-Imagine." Show runs from May 6 to June 3 and will be hosted by the J.M. Parrott Gallery in Belleville, Ontario. Please note: Show dates are open to change depending on provincial guidelines/protocols regarding the COVID19 pandemic. While we hope this is a live in-person show, if the province is in lockdown and/or public health deems it unsafe to host shows in person, the show will go virtual.

J.M. Parrott Gallery

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MAY 15 – MAY 15
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Ken Tizzard & Friends

“Welcome to Westben’s Digital Concerts at The Barn. It is the magic of Concerts at The Barn, straight from The Barn, but without audiences! An exciting array of guest artists are creatively united with the natural beauty of The Barn setting into a series of engaging, online concert experiences. Watch as nature and music come alive in each other’s company. Hear the birds sing along with the music! Concerts will be premiered each month on Westben’s NEW interactive Digital Venue, a new website that features an interactive representation of the Westben farm where you can let your curiosity roam free! You can even visit The Milk Shed.

http://www.westben.ca or Westben YouTube Channel

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