Sept 24, 2006

More than 10,000 athletes from around the world participated in this years Marathon. Cre8iv80studio, togather with Canadian Community Arts Initiative organized "Little India Pavillion", one of 10 cheering booths on the marathon route. Little India was located at Lakeshore Road and Leslie Street in Toronto. Free breakfast and snacks were served. Thanks to our sponsors Subaru and Tim Hortons.

Loomis Children's Arts & Crafts Workshops
Aug 18 - Sept 4, 2006

Close to 6,000 children attended this year's workshops sponsored by Loomis Art Stores. This was our fourth consecutive year at the Ex. This year's novelty was addition of the Loomis Sales Counter to the workshops. Special discounts were offered on Back to School and other arts and crafts supplies and materials to the visitors of the Ex.

July 27 - 30, 2006

Children" Arts & Crafts Workshops

"Five Yards of My Soul", Interactive On-site Textile Art Show, curated by Asma Arshad Mahmood featuring Susan Anderson, Mona Kamal,
Raf Zawistowski and Shawn Grey

"Home Away from Homeland" Photographic Exhibition by Tushar Unadkat

"MOSAIC" The first South Asian Heritage Festival of Mississauga 
May 20 - 21, 2006

Mosaic opened on April 28th with "Into, Out of and Away..." multi-arts installation project curated by Samantha Pawley and co-curated by Asma Arshad Mahmood. The exhibition at Laidlaw Hall Galleries continued until May 28th, 2006.

Mosaic showcased performers representing Afghanistan, Iran, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka. The mainstage presented more than 22 non stop performers from 12 noon to 11 at night.

"Rock The Coliseum" The youth bands concert at the Amphitheatre presented 10 bands from Mississauga and surrounding GTA. Bushra Mahmood coordinated this segment of Mosaic.

Literary portion of Mosaic took place in Mississauga Library where Journalists of South Asian origin appeared in a discussion panel.

A major attraction was full length concerts by music maestro Sohail Rana and Juno Award winner Kiran Ahluwalia at RBC Theatre in the Living Arts Centre.

10 reputed restaurants from GTA offered south asian cuisine and 27 vendors and 10 non for profit organizations occupied the Marketplace and Community Area.

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