NEWS - Saskatchewan Arts Board Events Listing
July 19 to September 28, 2008
Dunlop Art Gallery (Sherwood branch) presents Garden Folk curated by Amanda Cachia
September 3 to October 11, 2008
Art Gallery of Regina presents Wendy Peart’s ARK
This exhibition features a set of three sculptural suites that cross-examine our sense of ownership and stewardship of the animal kingdom within a technologically and industrially encumbered world.
Artist talk Wednesday, October 1, 7:30 pm
Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre, Elphinstone St. and 15th Ave. www.artgalleryofregina.ca/
September 4 to October 31, 2008
Neutral Ground's New Media Symposium: The Ecology of Self-Replicating Systems
Virutorium by artists Robert Saucier and KIT is an interactive New Media installation that explores the notion of viral culture and seeks to highlight how far viral systems and models are influencing bodily and computer based communication systems, modes of capitalism and socio-sexual relations.
For more information, visit http://www.neutralground.sk.ca or phone Brenda Cleniuk, Director; or Anna Scott, Coordinator, at (306) 522-7166.
September 3 to November 28, 2008
Mysteria Gallery presents Dioramas.
Join us for a show of three-dimensional constructions including found objects and video by
Sylvia Ziemann and Chad Jacklin.
Mysteria Gallery, 2706 13th Avenue. (306) 522 0080. www.mysteria.ca
September 5-27, 2008
McIntyre Gallery presents Aaron MacLean’s exhibition China: When Work is Life
2347 McIntyre Street. (306) 757-4323. www.mcintyregallery.com
September 15 to January 18, 2009
Common Weal Community Arts Inc.’s The Dewdney Avenue Project
This is a multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary art project that engaged individuals and organizations housed within the neighborhood of North Central Regina in discussion and interaction around the notions of site, circumstance and voice, in relation to the history of the geographical space now known as the City of Regina.
September 15 to October 9 – City-wide bus interiors show work of Edward Poitras & Terrance Houle.
Bus shelters on 12th Avenue at Rose Street, Scarth, Street, and Smith Street; and on Dewdney Avenue at Angus Road and Wascana Street will show work of Terrance Houle.
September 20 to January 18 – Exhibit at MacKenzie Art Gallery; Second Look: Bobbie Taylor Resource Area and Creative Response Area. Audio by Cheryl L’Hirondelle, and video by Terrance Houle and Edward Poitras.
September 19, 2008 to January 18, 2009
MacKenzie Art Gallery presents the exhibition Bob Boyer: His Life’s Work
This touring exhibition and the accompanying publication are a celebration of the art, life and critical contribution of this influential artist. Sixty paintings in diverse media trace his career from 1968 to 2004.
September 19 – November 9, 2008
Dunlop Art Gallery presents Coming-to-Presence: Works by Saskatchewan Aboriginal/Metis Artists
Central Gallery. Presented in partnership with the MacKenzie Art Gallery and the Regina Public Library. http://www.dunlopartgallery.org/
September 20 to November 9, 2008
Dunlop Art Gallery presents Coming-to-Presence: Works by Saskatchewan Aboriginal/Métis Artists. Guest curator Adrian Stimson.
September 25 and 26, 2008 8 pm
Regina Summer Stage presents Past To Present - 25 Years Of Regina Summer Stage.
Regina Performing Arts Centre (1077 Angus St. at 4th Avenue).
Directed by Ryan Hicks, with pianist Bill Sgrazzutti, the Musical Revue will feature music of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Gilbert and Sullivan, Lerner and Loewe, Stephen Sondheim and other great musical theatre composers.
Tickets $20 for adults, $10 for students/children (plus box office fees) may be purchased at the Regina Performing Arts Centre, by phone (779-2277), or at the door.
Seating is non-reserved. http://www.reginasummerstage.com/
Saturday, September 27, 2008 10 am to 4 pm
Saskatchewan Writers Guild is offering a workshop by Donna Caruso called Funny Bones: The Comedy Within Us.
Saskatchewan Writers Guild Board Room, #207—2314 11th Avenue.
$70 for SWG members and $80 for non-members. Fees do include lunch.
Registration deadline: 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 24.
For full details see http://www.skwriter.com/Description.asp?id=212
September 27 at 7:30 pm, & September 28 at 2 pm
Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents Peter Pan at the Conexus Arts Centre.
Call 525-9999 or 1-800-667-8497 for tickets, visit CBO locations, or www.conexusartscentre.ca. www.rwb.org
September 27, 2008 7:30 pm
Regina Musical Club and Prairie Debut present Les Boréades de Montreal
Baroque music ensemble Les Boréades de Montréal imparts a rare sense of vivaciousness and freedom to every piece it performs. Founded by Francis Colpron (recorder, baroque flute) in 1991, Les Boréades plays on period instruments using period techniques. Programme will feature music by Bach, Handel, and Vivaldi. Tickets at the door are $20 for adults, $14 for seniors and students.
Riddell Centre, University of Regina. www.prairiedebut.com
September 27 & 28, 2008
Mark Wihak’s award-winning, Saskatchewan-made film River.
Regina Public Library Film Theatre, Lorne Street. Sept. 27 at 7 pm, Sept. 28 at 9 pm.
For more information, email email@example.com, phone (306) 337-2233.
To download a press kit or stills from the film, go to www.riverthemovie.com.
Sunday, September 28, 2008, noon to 5 pm
MacKenzie Art Gallery presents Powwow to Honour the Artwork of the Late Bob Boyer Sr. and MacKenzie Art Gallery Fall Open House Celebration
There will be a powwow in the meadow behind the T.C Douglas Building. This event includes dance competitions, food vendors, tours of Bob Boyer: His Life’s Work and an artist workshop led by artist and educator Danette Exner in the studio and a graffiti art workshop out in the Meadow, led by local hip hop and graphic artist Josh Goff.
Sunday, September 28, 2008 1-3 pm
MacKenzie Art Gallery presents Up Against a Wall: Graffiti As Art
The second event of the Flatland Scratch Seminar/Workshop series, co-presented by the MAG and Interactive Media and Performance (IMP), is a graffiti workshop led by graffiti artist Josh Goffaka Truthheld in conjunction with the Powwow to celebrate the life and work of Bob Boyer, in the meadow behind the Mackenzie Art Gallery. All materials will be supplied.
http://www.mackenzieartgallery.ca/ or www.interactivemediaandperformance.com
Thursday, October 2, 2008 7-10 pm
Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame and Museum presents Bling It On! A Collection of Saskatchewan Sport Art, Reception and Auction.
2205 Victoria Avenue. Admission $10. For tickets, call (306) 780-9232. www.sshfm.com
Saturday, October 4, 2008
“Shawn und der Wolf” concert featuring musicians Shawn Grocott on trombone, Wolfgang Meyer-Johanning on guitar, and vocalist April Johnson.
Musical genres include contemporary, jazz, pop, rock, and more.
All proceeds to the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Victoria Club, 1300 Victoria Avenue.
Advance tickets only, $25, meal included. Call 543-8936 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Doors at 6 pm, entertainment at 6:30.
October 4, 2008, to January 4, 2009
Dunlop Art Gallery presents Speaking Pictures: Voices from the Next Generation
Sherwood Village Branch Library, 6121 Rochdale Boulevard.
Curator Jeff Nye and Winston Knoll Collegiate’s Grade 11 Art Class
Opening reception Saturday, October 4 at 2 pm. http://www.dunlopartgallery.org/
October 4, 2008 to January 25, 2009
MacKenzie Art Gallery presents Double Space by Timothy Long, MacKenzie Art Gallery Head Curator.
In Double Space, the second exhibition of the Mirror Series, attention turns from literal mirrors and their representations to a more subtle form of mirroring: the doubling of space in side-by-side video projections. Featuring recent work by three Canadian artists—Romeo Gongora, Bettina Hoffmann and Rachelle Viader Knowles—the exhibition takes stock of an important direction in recent video installation work.
Opening Reception and Panel Friday, October 3, 2008, 7:30 pm
Artists Panel moderated by MacKenzie Head Curator Timothy Long. Reception to follow.
Monday, October 6, 2008 8 pm
Playwrights Reading Series presents a reading by Daniel MacIvor.
Shu-Box Theatre, Riddell Centre, University of Regina.
Admission is free. For more information please call Mary Blackstone at 585-5517.
Friday, October 10, 2008 7 pm to 3 am
Inner Circle Management presents Art Grateful!, a Thanksgiving celebration of the arts in Regina. Net proceeds from this event are going to capital costs associated with renovations of the Loggie’s Building and the establishment of a creative cluster in Regina’s downtown.
Royal Canadian Legion building, 1820 Cornwall Street
The evening will feature performances by Eileen Laverty, Canadian icon Sue Medley and other musical guests, a fashion show featuring designs by a new fashion collective, a special performance by Fada Dance, and a silent auction of artworks by many local talents. The second half of the evening will include performances by folk punksters Westport Murders, and dj’s Hardtoe and MateMota.
Advance tickets are $15, available at the Crushed Grape, Roca Jacks on 13th, and at the second floor renovation site above Loggie’s Shoes at 1843 Hamilton Street. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $20.
For more information, contact Marian Donnelly at Inner Circle Management, phone
546-5565 or by email at email@example.com . Check out www.innercirclemanagement.ca/events for additional information.
Saturday, October 11, 2008 8 pm
Regina Symphony Orchestra presents Big Bands to Broadway
Guest Artists: Leora Joy Godden, Kaitlyn Semple, and Jeff Pufahl.
Conexus Arts Centre. http://www.reginasymphony.com/
October 15 to November 1, 2008
Globe Theatre presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare.
Directed by Ruth Smillie.
IPSCO Main Stage at Globe Theatre, 1801 Scarth Street.
October 17-19, 2008
Art Gallery of Regina presents Color Lab A Watercolor Workshop with Donna Kriekle
Registration fee $150 for members, $175 for non members + $4 materials charge. Deadline October 10. Contact the gallery at 522-5940. http://www.artgalleryofregina.ca/
October 17-19, 2008
New Dance Horizons presents The Remembrance Trilogy by Karen Rose.
These works are a testament to women in times of war, the victims and the survivors. The underlying theme resonates with the power of hope, resilience, defiance and perseverance.
October 18 at 8 pm, & October 19 at 3 pm, 2008
Regina Symphony Chamber Players present Grand Trio
Programme: Reineke’s Octet and Tchaikowsky’s Grand Trio
Government House, Henry Newlands Ballroom. http://www.reginasymphony.com/
Monday, October 20, 2008 7:30 pm
Dunlop Art Gallery presents UnScripted: A Harvest of Cultural Ideas
Is It Art? Who Decides?
Regina Public Library Film Theatre.
The guest panelists and audience will be shown images of things that have been called art and things that haven’t (at least, not yet). The primary goal of Unscripted is to provide ongoing opportunities for various key players in Saskatchewan’s artistic and cultural realm to talk directly with the public about their work and their ideas. Podcasts featuring these and former UnScripted conversations will be available on the Dunlop’s new website: http://www.dunlopartgallery.org/
Thursday, October 23, 2008 7:30 pm
MacKenzie Art Gallery presents “Winnetou, The German Indian VS the Hollywood Indian: Kitsch and Stereotype in Film” Film Screening and Conversation with Dr. Carmen Robertson.
Come out for an evening of film, conversation and snacks with Art Historian Dr. Carmen Robertson. Join Robertson in a consideration of how Winnetou, Karl May’s stereotypical Apache character does battle with Hollywood Indian in a screening and discussion of both German and Hollywood Westerns. The late Bob Boyer’s interest in German novelist Karl May’s Winnetou character sparked Robertson’s investigation into this topic.
October 23 to November 1, 2008
Globe Theatre’s Shumiatcher Sandbox Series presents Tales from the Gap
By Joel Fafard.
The gap that’s what they call us, the space where there is nothing to see. Well, as you know, the joke is on them. Stories, songs and tunes by award winning guitarist Joel Fafard.
Globe Theatre, 1801 Scarth Street. http://www.globetheatrelive.com/
October 24-26, 2008
SaskCulture’s 2008 Gathering and AGM, Engaging Cultures: Sharing the Seeds of Success
This year’s Gathering will feature a Showcase of Success featuring examples of successful cultural diversity initiatives. Activities include an intriguing line-up of informative presenters and talented performers. If registered by Monday, October 6, the early bird registration rate for the all-inclusive Gathering is $140 for members and $170 for non-members.
For more information and registration details visit www.saskculture.sk.ca/events or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (306) 780-9284.
July 11 to October 3, 2008
University of Saskatchewan College Building Galleries present 18 Illuminations, curated by Carla Garnet & Corinna Ghaznavi. Circulated by the Tom Thomson Art Gallery.
August 8 to September 28, 2008
Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery presents Kaija Sanelma Harris: Colour Maps
New works representing the culmination of her remarkable career as one of Canada’s finest textile artists. Curator: Cathryn Miller.
SCC Gallery, 813 Broadway Avenue. www.saskcraftcouncil.org
September 4 to November 1, 2008
STM Gallery presents Artists Eclectic – Expanding Horizons
2nd floor, St. Thomas More College, 1437 College Dr. www.stmcollege.ca/artgallery/
September 12 to October 23, 2008
PAVED Arts and AKA Gallery
Coincidence Engines, a project by Montreal collectiveThe User.
A series of installation works conceived in homage to the Poème Symphonique of 20th Century Hungarian composer György Ligeti. Employing clocks and timepieces orchestrated and modulated in real time as sound and light events, this exhibition explores and develops ideas about regimentation, imperfection, entropy, and the passage of time.
424 - 20th Street West. www.pavedarts.ca www.coincidence-engines.net
September 13 to October 2, 2008
The Gallery / art placement inc presents an exhibition by Nancy Lowry, Landmarks.
This new body of work continues her eccentric paint-filled exploration into the landscape.
223 Third Ave. S., “down the alley” downtown between 3rd and 4th Ave. and 20th and 21st St.
September 25-28, 2008
Flicks International Film Festival for Young People
Saturday, September 27, 2008
Saskatoon Jazz Society presents A Starry Night: A Fall Gala
Adam Ballroom, Delta Bessborough Hotel
Dinner and dance. Metro Big Band with Carol Melsman. Tickets $100. Proceeds to creating a new home for jazz. www.saskatoonjazzsociety.com (306) 683-2277
September 27 to October 9, 2008
SNTC presents Bye Bye Beneshe (Music Theatre). Written by Alanis King in collaboration with the 2008 COV Participants. Ukrainian Orthodox Auditorium
The story of an inner city drama group dealing with highly personal issues as they work to mount a Cree version of Bye Bye Birdie. The play examines self-identity and social attitudes while learning about the history and magic of ‘2-spirit peoples’. Matinees: M/W/F. Dark: Sundays www.sntc.ca/
Monday, September 29, 2008 7:30 pm
Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old Tyme Music Society presents John Reischman and the Jaybirds with special guest James Steele
Redeemer Lutheran Church, 812 Preston Avenue. Tickets $22 ($20 for Society members).
Saturday, September 27, 11 am to 1 pm
Workshop with Reischman and the Jaybirds. Long & McQuade.
www.northernlightsbluegrass.ca Phone (306) 373-4190.
September 30 and October 1, 2008
Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents Peter Pan at TCU Place.
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 7:30pm
Coteau Books presents Fictionistas
Bonnie Dunlop, Carnival Glass; A.S.Penne, Reckoning; Joan Thomas, Reading by Lightning; Britt Holmström, Claudia.
McNally Robinson Booksellers, 3130 8th Street.
Saturday, October 4, 2008 7:30pm
Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra Chamber Orchestra Concert
Third Avenue United Church
• J.C. Bach’s Symphony Op. 6, No.6 g minor
• W.F. Bach’s Sinfonia in F
• Carl Philip Emmanuel Bach’s Symphony, H663 in D Major
• Alessandro Marcello’s Oboe concerto in c minor
• Igor Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite
October 4-23, 2008
The Gallery / art placement inc presents an exhibition by Kim Ennis, By the River.
This exhibition focuses on paintings completed over the last six months, each work painted in reference to the South Saskatchewan River.
223 Third Ave. S., “down the alley” downtown between 3rd and 4th Ave. and 20th and 21st St.
October 7-9, 2008 10 am and 1:15 pm each day
ISC Persephone Theatre Youth Series presents Kindness by Dennis Foon.
From Hurricane Katrina to everyday encounters with the school bully, this play offers an unforgettable lesson in compassion. For Grades 3-8.
Persephone Theatre’s Rawlco Radio Hall. www.persephonetheatre.org
Call (306) 384-7727 for tickets.
October 9-12, 16-19, 2008
La Troupe du Jour presents Unity: mil neuf cent dix-huit de Kevin Kerr. Une traduction de Paul Lefebvre. Mise en scène de David Granger.
Presented with English subtitles. http://www.latroupedujour.ca/
October 9-11 at 8 pm, October 12 at 2 pm, October 16-18 at 8 pm, and October 19 at 2 pm.
October 16-26, 2008
Persephone Theatre presents Bite the Hand by Mansel Robinson as part of The Deep End series.
Guns, drugs, booze, border patrols, and dangerous women – just a normal road trip for two Saskatchewan writers. Bite the Hand is a satirical take on playwrights, critics, friendship, and moose.
Friday, October 17, 2008 6 pm
The Global Gathering Place presents Bringing the World Together, Celebrating 10 Years, A Feast of Food and Entertainment.
Multicultural entertainment and cuisine. Recognition of supporting volunteers and organizations. 241 Second Avenue South.
Tickets $40/person or $300 for a table of 8. Call (306) 665-0268 for tickets.
Monday, October 20, 2008 7:30 pm
Northern Lights Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Society presents Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands
Redeemer Lutheran Church, 812 Preston Avenue. Tickets $22 ($20 for Society members). www.northernlightsbluegrass.ca Phone (306) 373-4190.
OTHER CITIES & TOWNS
August and September 2008
Estevan Art Gallery & Museum presents the exhibition Grounded by Filamenta featuring artists Dawna Dey Harrish, Margo Fiddes, Sharon Willas Rubuliak, and Cathy Tomm.
Reception on Saturday, September 27, 2-4 pm. All are welcome.
August to October 13, 2008
The Art Gallery of Prince Albert presents the exhibition Urbanisms by 13 Saskatchewan artists, curated by Judy McNaughton and Michel Boutin.
Main Gallery, 142 – 12th Street West. Closing reception October 10, 7 pm.
August 7 to September 30, 2008
Estevan Art Gallery & Museum presents an exhibition by Bill Epp
Reception on Saturday, September 27, 2-4 pm. http://estevanartgallery.com/
August 16 to September 30, 2008
The Hand Wave Gallery presents TRANSITIONS, an exhibition of raku clay, paintings and photographs by Richard Lamartine of Meacham , SK.
The Hand Wave Gallery, Meacham, SK. (306) 376-2221. www.handwave.ca
September 5 to October 15, 2008
The Art Gallery of Prince Albert presents Northern Image Photographers
Curated by Brenda Barry Byrne. In the Fringe Gallery of AGPA, 142 – 12th Street West.
September 6 to October 9, 2008
Art Gallery of Swift Current presents …Here and There…
This exhibition consists of large-format digital images on stretched canvas and a DVD called Urban Buddha. Images become enlarged and then blurred, focusing on the pervasive influence of mass media culture and spread of global imaging systems that circumvent international borders and cultures. Curated by Holly Hildebrand of the Chapel Gallery in Battleford.
September 8 to October 31, 2008
Godfrey Dean Art Gallery presents an exhibition of paintings by David Garneau, Along the Carlton Trail.
49 Smith Street East.
To read the complete Artist Statement or listen to a podcast interview with David and gallery director Donald Stein please go to the Dean website at www.deangallery.ca.
OSAC’s Concerts for Kids series presents Missoula Children's Theatre.
A tour team arrives in a given town with a set, lights, costumes, props and make-up, everything it takes to put on a play...except the cast. The team holds an open audition and casts 50-60 local students to perform in the production. All MCT shows are original adaptations of classic children’s stories and fairytales. www.mctinc.org
27 September 2008, 2 and 7 pm - Assiniboia Arts Council, 7th Avenue School
4 October 2008, 7 pm - Yorkton Arts Council, Anne Portnuff Theatre, Yorkton Regional High School.
September 23 to November 2, 2008
Chapel Gallery presents Mixed Messages: Fragmented Stories by Holly Hildebrand.
This exhibition will feature the current works of mixed media artist, Holly Hildebrand who explores the notion of how we take a story and shape it and transform it with our own preconceived images. These works will use a variety of media paralleling the storytellers’ tales of their histories.
Chapel Gallery, 891 – 99th Street, North Battleford.
September 26, 2008 7 :30 pm
Prairie Debut presents Les Boréades de Montreal
Baroque music ensemble Les Boréades de Montréal was founded by Francis Colpron (recorder, baroque flute) in 1991, Les Boréades plays on period instruments using period techniques.
Station Arts Centre, Rosthern.
OSAC’s Stars for Saskatchewan Series presents The Magic of Ireland
Evoking a time and place steeped in legend, lore and enchantment, The Magic of Ireland offers the most authentic Irish cultural experience of any production anywhere. The show is all live, featuring the finest award-winning artists performing today. Experience a spectacular evening of traditional Irish dance, music and song enhanced by stunning costumes, lighting and sound.
29 September 2008, 8 PM - Swift Current Comprehensive High School.
30 September 2008, 8 PM - Anne Portnuff Theatre, Yorkton Regional High School.
September 26 and 27, 2008 Doors at 8 pm, music at 9 pm
Art Gallery of Swift Current’s Blenders Concert Series presents the Tim Vaughn Band.
Tim Vaughn is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter based in Saskatoon. His style is derived from a range of genres, including Funk, Soul/R&B, Blues, Nu-Jazz, Rock and Reggae.
Advance tickets $20, available at the Art Gallery of Swift Current and Pharmasave.
On Saturday afternoon, Tim and his band will be conducting a “Getting Your Groove Together” workshop. The workshop will deal with elements of performance, improvisation and band leadership. $20 per person. 1:00 pm at the Art Gallery of Swift Current. Pre-register by calling Shann Gowan at 778-2686. www.artgalleryofswiftcurrent.org/
September 29 to October 29, 2008
OSAC presents Carrie Catherine: The Songs of Prairie Kids! Songwriting Residency tours to 11 Saskatchewan Schools in Bengough, Southey, Goodsoil, Dorintosh, Edam, Lipton, Cupar, Indian Head, Yorkton, Carnduff, and Weyburn.
October 1-23, 2008
OSAC presents On Hallowed Ground
Curated by Aaron Clarke from the Saskatchewan Arts Board Permanent Collection
Featuring artists Dennia Bruce, Diana Chabros, Chuck Crate, David Dreher, Lloyd Dubois, Don Hall, Iris Hauser, McGregor Hone, Edit Ivan, Brian James, Ernest Lindner, Arthur McKay, Brenda Pelkey, Russell Yuristy, Debbi Wozniak-Bonk
La Ronge Arts Council, Mistasinik Place
Wednesday, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and November 5, 2008 7–9 pm
Writing Radio Plays with Donna Caruso
Learn the format used for radio drama whether old time or modern, and then get down to the business of storytelling on radio.
Parkland Regional College, 740 Sioux Avenue, Fort Qu’Appelle
$95. Call Jill at 332-5416 to register or drop by the college at 740 Sioux Ave. S, Treaty Four Governance Centre.
Thursday, October 2, 2008
Mark Wihak’s award-winning, Saskatchewan-made film River. Starring Swift Current’s Adam Budd. Lyric Theatre in Swift Current.
For more information, email email@example.com, or phone (306) 337-2233.
To download a press kit or stills from the film, go to www.riverthemovie.com.
Thursday, October 2, 2008 7:30 pm
Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery presents Chair-ity Auction, an auction of chairs designed by local artists.
Performing Arts Theatre at Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery, 461 Langdon Crescent.
Refreshments will be served. Doors at 7:30 pm. Proceeds will go to operational funding at MJMAG and Hunger in Moose Jaw.
October, 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2008 7 to 9 pm
This class helps participants understand the structure of stories, understanding where to begin, how to talk about what happens in the story, and how to wind things up at the end. Topics will be assigned, worked on in class, and discussed with direction for re-write and polish.
$75. Parkland Regional College, 740 Sioux Avenue, Fort Qu’Appelle.
October 4 to November 7, 2008
The Hand Wave Gallery presents Doorways and Passages – an Opening to New Directions
Mixed Media by Gallery Artists. Meacham.
For more info, call 306-376-2221 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 6, 2008 7 pm
OSAC and Redvers & District Arts Council present Sylvia Chave as part of the Koncerts for Kids series. Redvers Arts Centre.
Sylvia's songs move from the sandbox to the jungle, from bedtime to playtime and everything in between. They take a kid's-eye view at the really interesting things in life. Sylvia's offbeat characters and unbridled love of performing weave a special magic that creates an amazing rapport with children. www.singingwithsylvia.com
October 9, 2008 7 pm
OSAC and Estevan Arts Council present SWARM.
SWARM presents musical and theatrical shows of invented instruments, experimental world music and intense physical choreography. The performers jump and spin about the stage twirling large-scale industrial drum sculptures.
Estevan Comprehensive High School. www.swarmweb.com
October 10 and 11, 2008
Art Gallery of Swift Current’s Blenders Concert Series presents the Highwater Jug Band
Laced with a foot stompin’ good-time groove, the Highwater Jug Band perform with an array of instruments including ukuleles, guitars, banjos, mandolins, clarinet, washboard, kazoo, harmonica, musical saw, tambourine, drums, bells, whistles, toys, a home made wash tub bass contraption called a “muck-bucket” and yes jugs.
Doors open at 8 pm, performance at 9 pm. Advance tickets $20, available at Art Gallery of Swift Current or Pharmasave. Call Shann at (306) 778-2686 for more info.
OSAC’s Stars for Saskatchewan Series presents John Gracie
This maritime troubadour who grew up in Cape Breton on the Atlantic Ocean will bring you his original music of the sea and his music of everyday people, the fisherman, the auto mechanic and the folks that have to leave home to find work. In concert, his audience will also enjoy his selections of love songs, Canadiana favourites and country classics.
October 14, 7:30 pm – Weyburn, Weyburn Comprehensive High School
October 15, 7:30 pm – Assiniboia, Prince of Wales Cultural & Recreation Centre
October 16, 7:30 pm – Leader, Leader Community Centre
October 17, 7:30 pm – Biggar, Majestic Theatre
October 18, 7:30 pm – Tisdale, Maurice Taylor Performing Arts Theatre / RecPlex
October 15, 2008, 7:30 pm
OSAC’s Stars for Saskatchewan Series and Whitehawk Arts Council present Skye Sterling and the Legend Singers.
This show will be a spectacular new multimedia extravaganza including hits from Broadway or songs from the war years, to country music or a Baby Boomer Bash.
Preeceville Legion Hall
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 7:30 pm
Festival of Words Performers Café featuring author Jerry Haigh, African adventurer and veterinarian.
October 18 to November 20, 2008
Art Gallery of Swift Current presents THE PIT (and the pursuit of happiness)
A solo exhibition of colour photography and installation by Bob Siemens of Rush Lake, SK. A series of figurative colour photographs were made with performance artist Leanne Lloyd as model. Siemens is speaking about depression through this series.
Coffeehouse on November 8 at 7:30 pm. Admission $5. Concession and bar.
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For a listing of events presented by the Humanities Research Institute, University of Regina, visit www.uregina.ca/hri
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