An Evening of Shakespeare – In Words & Music

Shakespeare Church of the Ascension

In this celebratory year, marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth and death, come to a unique evening of theatre and music, inspired by the bard, presented by classically trained theatre students and friends. THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Anglican Church of the Ascension 266 North Street, Port Perry Free Will Offering (includes refreshments) ALL […]

Warm up to winter concert

Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 3:00 pm: Arts at the Ascension presents a “warm up to winter” concert, featuring Oshawa-based Nuance Vocal Ensemble, directed by Eric Collins. Come hear the ensemble’s amazingly diverse musical styles in this afternoon of music and fellowship. Tickets are $15.00 per person and can be purchased at the Church of […]

Begin Advent with the magnificent Magnificat

The Uxbridge Chamber Choir will perform the Magnificat, this Sunday at 3 p.m. at Uxbridge Trinity. The Magnificat is the song of Mary; she sung it to her cousin Elizabeth, praising God when Mary learned that Elizabeth was pregnant with John the Baptist. It’s the beginning of the infancy story in the Bible, therefore the beginning of […]

Arts at the Ascension goes to the theatre

Arts at the Ascension’s newest event? A group price to see the Pulitzer- and Tony-award winning play “Doubt: A Parable” at Port Perry Town Hall on October 17 at 8:00 p.m. The 90-minute play by John Patrick Shanley speaks to our time convictions, faith and beliefs — or lack of them. It’s a play for […]

Arts at the Ascension presents…

Celebrate spring with a song in your heart

Like the first robin of the season, it’s a sure sign of spring — an April concert at Church of the Ascension. This year’s concert features Port Perry Children’s Chorus, with special guest artists Sarah Pollard on the flute, and soloists Maggie Anderson and Melinda Delorme. Join us as we sing in spring, thanks to […]

Missed Renovations? Here’s your second chance!

Did you miss the staged reading of Graeme Powell’s Renovations at Ascension? It’s a play full of laughter and fun. The reworked version (partly based on feedback from the reading at Ascension) is on stage at the Uxbridge Music Hall from November 28 to December 6. Tickets are just $20 each — less than the […]

How can a cup of coffee help North House?

All you have to do is spend a chilly fall evening inside the warmth of Ascension church — complete with great music for everyone, coffee house treats and great conversation. Sounds easy? That’s all there is to it! Arts at the Ascension is hosting this coffee house with a purpose on Friday, November 7. All […]

Art showcase: Tamara Izsak

Wax cross

Arts at the Ascension recently featured a show of paintings by Uxbridge artist Tamara Izsak. Tamara creates paintings using oil, collage, wax, tar and found objects. Often her paintings include embedded items contain personal memories, or isolated elements of nature. Many of Tamara’s pieces reflect her memories and experiences. The show concluded with a visit […]

Renovations – an Arts @ the Ascension event

Brent and Jenny have just bought their first home. It’s a Victorian fixer-upper in a small Ontario town, with everything they’ve dreamed of… and more! Not only dilapidated walls and sketchy electrical wiring, but nosy neighbours, a self-declared handyman, a dotty elderly woman, and the house even has its own mysterious past.  Brent already thinks […]

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