Join us this Friday from 5–11 for a major building-wide Halloween-themed event organized by artists and organizations at Artscape Youngplace, including TYPOLOGY. See below for all the amazing stuff we have in store for all ages.
Our faithful mailing list subscribers receive 50% off advance tickets with the discount code “DARK” on the Eventbrite page!
THE ART OF DARKNESS
An Evening of Frightful Fun at Artscape Youngplace
Friday, October 30, 2015 from 5–11 pm
Get into the Halloween spirit with the artists at Artscape Youngplace. On Friday, October 30th, we’ll fill the building with activities and events that reflect the mysterious, the shocking, the haunted, and the bizarre. Join us for peculiar performances, mind-bending music, otherworldly art installations, fantastical films, and so much more. It will be an artfully dark and frightfully fun evening for a good cause, with proceeds supporting participating artists and organizations that call Artscape Youngplace home.
Come early for family-friendly activities, stay later for more grownup fun; we promise something for everyone, including:
Live Music • Haunted Rooms • Amazing Hypnotist • Treasure Hunt • Pumpkin Carving • Spooky Movies • Creepy Crafts • Mystic Oracle • DJs! Dancing! • Immersive Installations • Participatory Performances • and much more! Plus a Fall Arts Market • PWYC Bake Sale • Seasonal Food • Delicious Drinks • Decadent Desserts • Treats for Costumes (while they last)
Tickets available now — big discount with advance purchase
$10 in advance via Eventbrite, $15 at the door; $5 kids 2–12, under 2 free; $30 family (up to 2 adults and 3 kids), $25 family advance (mailing list subscribers use discount code “DARK” to get an additional 50% off!)
Ticket price includes all activities, performances, films, and interactive installations, plus a chance to win goods, services, and gift certificates from AYP artists, organizations, and supporters including: Paperhouse, Eve Egoyan, TYPOLOGY, Inspirit Foundation, 3Delta, Graven Feather, Angel Ness Ho, Midi Onodera, Stephanie Avery, Coffee Pub, Lucky Penny, Koffler Gallery, Miriam Grenville, Catherine Marrion Expressive Arts Therapy, Wendy Coles/Fun with Music Together, Magic Languages, The Smart Cookie Club, Theatre Passe Muraille, Amelia Ehrhardt, and more.
Activities and Events included with ticket price:
in concert with visuals at Small World Music Centre
BRIDLE OF THE SENSES
participatory shows by lo bil, Man Made Hill, Ashley Thornton, Linus lp, and Clayton Lee
THE EMPTY CHAIR
immersive installation by Paperhouse Outreach Collective in collaboration with Andrew Domingues Frade and Angela Blumberg
FREAK OUT! Dance Party
dance the evening away with early (family-friendly) and late (freak-friendly!) sets by amazing DJs Mary Mac and Katie Kotler
TURN AND FACE THE STRANGE
short performances including Thin(k) Blank Human Metamorphosis by Lisa Anita Wegner and Ray Cammaert, Dave McKay as Trefor, The Sketchy Clown, and more
DARK ARTS ROOM
durational sound and video installation by Holly Timperer, Jack Bride, James Wallace Gagné
MOVING RIGHT ALONG into the FUTURE OF THE PAST
site-specific installation by Nicolas Fleming with The Foundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov audio environment at TYPOLOGY
OLD TIMEY SPOOKY MOVIES and TOONS
nostalgic cartoons and groundbreaking films from the golden age of cinema served up with hot buttered popcorn
INSTANT HALLWAY HYPNOSIS
Amanda-Mazing takes consenting participants on a fascinating inner journey — prepare to be amazed!
TRICK OR TREAT TREASURE HUNT
kid-friendly building-wide treasure hunt by Stephanie Avery
THE MYSTIC ORACLE and Rakkii the Fortune Telling Puppet
interactive video for adults and live fortune telling for kids by Midi Onodera
Kid-friendly HAUNTED ROOM
immersive environment for kids up to age 12 by Eve Egoyan and friends
PUMPKIN CARVING the Paperhouse Way
artist-led pumpkin carving and decorating with Emily Cook and Paperhouse friends
CREEPY CRAFTS for prizes
make a Halloween or fall-themed work of art from the provided materials and win a prize
multimedia art installation by Shawn Martel
LATE-BREAKING acts and SURPRISE performances
through all the halls, all evening long
instant photos of you and your friends anywhere in the building for just $2 a snap. Come in costume for extra effect!
HALL OF FALL SEASONAL ARTS MARKET
and PWYC Bake Sale featuring locally handmade goods and treats
DINNER, DESSERT, DRINKS, & LATE-NIGHT SNACKS
by the Coffee Pub — open late and in costume!
Proceeds benefit participating AYP artists and organizations including: Earwitness Studio • Intergalactic Arts Collective • Midi Onodera • Paperhouse Studio • Small World Music Centre • 3Delta Studio • TYPOLOGY Projects
With huge thanks to: Artscape Youngplace • Coffee Pub • Inspirit Foundation • Koffler Gallery and all of the participating artists and volunteers for their generous support of this event
Hope to see you there!