Saint John Arts Centre Celebrates 10th Anniversary and National Culture Days on Saturday, September 28th.
Saturday, Sept. 28th to celebrate both Culture Days activities and SJAC’s 10th year as Greater Saint John’s
community arts centre.
Culture Days is an annually celebrated collaborative pan-Canadian volunteer movement to raise the awareness,
accessibility, participation and engagement of all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities.
All Culture Days activities at Saint John Arts Centre are free, appropriate for all ages, and wheelchair
Artist Herzl Kashetsky will be signing prints from his edition of etchings, the very first edition pulled from Saint
John Arts Centre’s brand new professional printmaking facility, which just hosted its first workshop this month.
Activities include musical events: at 11AM, dynamic young pianist and composer, Wen Gao presents original
piano transcriptions of Hollywood movie music and popular Asian songs. At 12:30PM, singer/songwriter and
recent Saint John Idol runner-up Sadie Donahue is joined in vocal harmony by Jerry-Faye Flatt. At 1:30PM,
Master Hammer Dulcimer player Wenmei Li performs an eclectic concert experience featuring interpretations
of traditional Chinese compositions plus western classics and folk music.
Other celebrations include free birthday cake and refreshments for visitors, and tours of the Arts Centre’s
galleries and studios.
Executive Director, Saint John Arts Centre