ARTBEATS CIRCUS GALA (In Support Of The Mississauga Arts Council – Sat. Sept.13th, 2014@Croatian Parish Rec.Park)


The ARTBEATS CIRCUS GALA took place under The Big Top at the Croatian Parish Recreational Park in Mississauga.

The theme this year were the classic attractions of the  “Ringing Bros.and Barnum Bailey Circus”.

Bohdan Shulakewych, President of the Board for Mississauga Arts Council was on hand to start the festivities.

Master of Ceremonies, Nick Farrow “The Ring Master” kept the festivities moving along, introducing a cavalcade of circus standards: from Fire Breathers, Stilt Walkers, Illusionists , psychics, live band- Sophisticated Funk and continued with the beats of D.J. Turner Silverthorne who had the audience dancing under the Big Top.

The evening featured a silent auction with items such as hotel stays, sports memorabilla, gift certificates  and art.

Catering was generously supplied by: Boston Pizza, Earl’s, Milestones, West 50, Panera Bread and Jack Astor’s Beverages, Steam Whistle Brewery, Wyborowa Polish Vodka, Fireball Whiskey, Rubicon Exotic Juices, Colio Estate Wines and T by Daniel.

The circus theme continues with The Social Cupcake and Maureen Gordon, serving carnival treats such as popcorn, cotton candy and candy apples.

All proceeds from the event went towards M.A.C., which supports and promotes the activities of more than 180 arts organizations and over 600 individual artists in Mississauga.

A big thank you goes out to Cheryl Stone-Communications Coordinator for The Mississauga Arts Council for the invite and hospitality.