Maple Magic Month, Mill St Lights Out, Super Men!

Hello sweet fans!

I’m excited to announce a few fun shows I’ll be performing at this week!

Maple Magic at Bradley Museum in Mississauga
I perform Thursday March 17th – Sunday March 20th at 1:30pm every day.

Mill St. Lights Out
As part of Earth Hour, Mill Street (yes, the brewery!) has partnered with over 100 venues to showcase live music from 8:30pm – 9:30pm on Saturday March 19th.  I’ll be performing at Jakes on Main 202 Main St., Unionville! I hope you can come!

Super Men w/Arlene Paculan
I hope you’re planning on heading over to Hirut Restaurant (2050 Danforth Ave) this Friday to see some beautiful visual art by Kevin Hunt and hear some wonderful music by me, along with Joseph Bencic, Shaun Bloom, and Sammy Duke!

<3 Happy Wednesday! See you soon!

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You can WIN an ‘I’m Worth It’ T-shirt! Contest Details:

Hello my wonderful fans! You are a winner already – YOU are worth it! However, I’m running a fun contest where you can win an awesome prize pack!
1st prize: House Concert/Dedicated live show in your area, T-Shirt, limited EP of three new songs
2nd prize: T-Shirt, limited EP of three new songs
3rd prize: T-Shirt
Click on the video for more information:

Send your answers to letsmakegoodmail@gmail.com! Contest runs until March 31st, 2016!

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Performance at 120 Diner, Toronto – March 1st, 2016

Hey amazing fans!  I’d love to invite you to my upcoming show at 120 Diner on March 1st, 2016.  I will be sharing new and old originals from 8pm – 9:30pm.  Be sure to make reservations (I have heard their food is fantastic). I am happy to have my band, The Cool Ones, join me with guitarist, Nelson Sobral (from The Celebration Army) and bassist, Wayne Sobers.  I hope to see your wonderful faces soon!

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WIN an “I’m Worth It” T-Shirt!

Hello wonderful fan!
I have new I’m Worth It t-shirts for sale!
Who wants one? Who wants to WIN one? Keep reading!
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I’m Worth It
is a song that I wrote to remind us all to trust and believe that we can achieve whatever we put our minds to! Listen to the song here: https://soundcloud.com/arlene-paculan/im-worth-it

T-shirts go on sale online at the end February – for now, you can grab one at a live show!

Sign up for my mailing list to find out how you can WIN your own t-shirt! To sign up, click here: http://eepurl.com/Iw1dH
If you’re already signed up, stay tuned!

♥ Arlene

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Village Vinyl – Super Bowl Pre Show ;)

Hello dear fans!  I’m pleased announce that I will be performing once again at one of my favourite venues: Village Vinyl on February 7th. Po’Boy Jeffreys will be starting off the afternoon with his really cool bluesy set!

But it’s the Superbowl?  Yeah, I know, however I’m pretty sure we’re performing before the game starts! Think of it as Pre-superbowl entertainment!  And for those that aren’t football fans, I know that you’re music lovers so see you Sunday!

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Super Men, Winter Wonderland, and The Cool Ones

Hey Fans!

Thanks for stopping by today.  I want to give a big THANK YOU to my incredible web designer/social media man/awesome brother, Matthew Paculan, for creating this wonderfulness of a website for you to view what’s going on with me, where I’m playing, and most importantly, my music!

The next couple weeks I have some really fun shows that I’ll be performing in and hosting.

Thursdays, I host LMG ProductionsWonderFest Series at Folly Brewpub!

This Friday, I’m going to be spreading empowerment with some talented Super Men at Hirut Restaurant. Visual art and music will be shared!

12039385_907677882620985_8210051779999440771_nThe last Friday of the month, I perform with my band, The Cool Ones, at Folly Brewpub.  Who are The Cool Ones?  I bet you’re wondering…Well, they are a combination of awesomely talented folk who perform with me and give my songs a whole new life.  Also, I pronounce my last name: Pah-cool-in, so ‘The Cool Ones’ just sounds…well, cool.  😛

12509703_10153872336912328_806442444916433670_nWinter Wonderland at Hirut is starting up again where LMG partners up with Cabaret Noir Productions and showcases music and poetry every month! This show happens Jan 30th at Hirut at 9pm and it’s $PWYC!

See you soon! <3

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Message from Arlene Regarding Ontario Culture Talk

Hello wonderful fans!  I was honoured to be a guest in one of the Ontario Culture Talks last night at the Mississauga Civic Centre in the Great Hall.  I shared how arts and culture has affected my life and some ideas of what I am currently doing to grow the scene in the world around us.  There were many incredible ideas spoken out last night by those that attended (there must have been 140 people!) and YOU also have a chance to put in your ideas by visiting https://talk.ontario.ca/culture/ and filling out the survey.  We can only make a change if we change 🙂
Hope to see you this Friday at Hirut!
<3 Arlene

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NOW’s Best of Toronto Results are in!

It’s me again!  I want to send out a huge THANK YOU to all those that voted for me for Best Songwriter in Now Magazine’s Reader’s Choice Awards.  I received runner-up status after Ron Hawkins of Do Good Assassins! We were up against some songwriting greats like Hayden, Ron Sexsmith, and Emma-Lee!

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Ok, off to my gig at Jam!! <3 Arlene

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CoolEuroUK Session #6 & #7 ~ Message from Arlene!

Hi everyone! It’s Arlene checking in 🙂 I have a couple new CoolEuroUK sessions for you to view – mainly because I want you to see the beauty that I was able to witness during my travels. #6 is from Amsterdam and #7 is from Nice, where I am currently.  I’m using this week to write write write! I made an outrageous goal of creating 50 songs before I go home – aaand I decided to make that goal when I was near the half way mark of my tour. Whoops. Sooo, I’ve cut it down to 25 songs.  I have written 14 so far.  I like to give myself outrageous goals sometimes! You should try it, you can surprise yourself!

CoolEuroUK Session #7: Nice Beach

Funny fact: I was singing the song “Belle” (from the musical Beauty and the Beast) in my head on my way out the door.  That movie took place in France, didn’t it?  And! The streets here are just like you see in the movies: narrow, scooters and motorbikes making their way through and clothes hanging to dry outside the windows.  Yes, I was amused!

CoolEuroUK Session # 6: de Ruyschkamer (<–Make sure you visit that venue when you go! What a great place!)

This was fun.  I wish I stayed in Amsterdam a little longer, but I can always come back.  The cyclists have it made here.  Not only do they have their own paths, but they have their own traffic lights and they pretty much dominate the roads.  I think I would be really nervous being a cyclist here.
Ok! See you when I get back to Canada!! Check out my tour dates for when I’m performing in the GTA!
<3 Arlene

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