Behind the Scenes: Connecting in Lockdown

Live at the Apollo: Cinema turned concert venue engages community with exclusive performance by local band, Excuse Me. 

By Rachel Hickey

four people from the band 'Excuse Me' playing their instruments and performing, black backdrop , with spots of red lights
On Saturday March 6, Apollo Cinema in Kitchener transformed into a concert venue for event Live at the Apollo as Guelph alternative rock band Excuse Me. took the stage for an exclusive one hour performance, produced and broadcast live by Good Company Productions.

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Jaguar Sun x Ahmri Vandeborne collaboration creates sensory dreamscape for live virtual show

By Rachel Hickey

Jesse Maranger and Chris Minielly performing and playing their guitars, purple, yellow, red, orange and pink lights flash and project in the background
Many may think that there is no common point of reference between music and arts, but the latest Live @ 44 collaborative show featuring musician Jaguar Sun and interdisciplinary artist Ahmri Vandeborne proved otherwise. 

In layering environmental factors such as light, colour, brightness or darkness, and mapping these factors to the sounds of the show, the art acted as a catalyst to trigger varying emotions and feelings within audience members. Much like Minielly’s music, Vandeborne’s artwork was layered, reflective and warm.

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Recap: Artist Roundtable

By Jenna Aquino

A screenshot of a zoom call, many different men and women on the call in their respective squares, local musicians, local movers, local shakers

Good Company Productions’ mission has always been about supporting artists and connecting people through music. Even under these challenging circumstances, our top priorities haven’t changed — we’re just having to experiment with different ways of going about them and we know everyone else is doing the same. That’s why, when it comes to pursuing a music career during a global pandemic, we want to make it easier for us all to lean on one another and navigate this ‘new normal’ together. 

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