Arts Days 2014

Lethbridge Arts Days

 

Thanks to everyone who participated and supported the 2014 Lethbridge Arts Days!

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Events included:

 


The Word On The Street: National Book & Magazine Festival

Sunday September 21
Lethbridge Public Library Downtown Branch

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Alberta Society of Artists & CARFAC present a Professional Workshop - Writing for Visual Thinkers

Tuesday  September 23, 7pm
Casa ATB Financial Community Room

As part of this year's Arts Days, Visual Arts Alberta is presenting a free writing workshop: Writing for Visual Thinkers on Tuesday, September 23. Join artist and instructor Bruce Watson for an opportunity to tone up on your writing skills.

If you are interested, please register by September 19 by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Prairie Tales 16

Wednesday September 24, 7pm
Casa ATB Financial Community Room

Prairie Tales is an annual touring collection of short films and videos made by Alberta artists. For 16 years Prairie Tales has offered a selection of some of the yearʼs best short films and videos made by Alberta media artists in a feature-length compilation. This anthology showcasing work from the shining lights of the Alberta media arts scene is distributed and screened across Alberta (and beyond).  For a list of films, click here.


Live in Lethbridge: A Community Cabaret hosted by DramaNutz

Thursday September 25, 8pm
Casa ATB Financial Community Room

Talented local performers take the stage at Casa. An evening of improv, skits, comedy, dance, musical theatre, and much more! Not your everyday variety show, but a showcase of some of the best live performers in Lethbridge. Hosted by local improv troupe Drama Nutz.  Tickets $5, available at the door.

 

Inhabited directed by Erinn Watson

Thursday September 25 – Saturday September 27: 8pm& Saturday September 28: 2pm
U of L Penny Building; 324 5 St S
Performers and designers co-create a piece that looks at the transformative nature of theatre through the use of voice, movement and mask.  Tickets available at the University of Lethbridge Box office 403.329.2616 or visit www.uleth.ca/tickets

 

M:ST Performative Art Festival Lethbridge

Various times & locations, downtown Lethbridge
Alberta’s only biennial of performative art, M:ST celebrates innovative and critically engaged performative art in the southern Alberta region.

For a full festival lineup, visit:
mstfestival.org/festival/

 

Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra: Chamber Series I

Friday September 28: 8pm
Casa ATB Financial Community Room
Doors: 7:30pm, rush seating, Performance, 8pm
Tickets $35, available at the LSO Box office (424 7 St S, 403.328.6808) or at the door.

Musaeus opens the Lethbridge Symphony season with a generous serving of paprika in a program that evokes the passion and play of Eastern European folk music. Czardas melodies fill the air, gypsy lullabies soothe the soul, and fiery country-dances ring out thanks to the inspired voices of spectacular composers inspired by this remarkable tradition.

Arts Days @ SAAG

Saturday September 27
9-11am: Pancake Breakfast
9am - 5pm Family Friendly Fun
11am - 3pm - Writer's Workshop
8 - 10pm- Opening Reception

 

11th Annual ArtWalk

Friday September 26 & Saturday September 27: 10am-5pm
Downtown Lethbridge
Join other Art-Walkers for this laid back, self-guided tour of art in downtown Lethbridge. Downtown businesses and galleries will open their doors to host an eclectic mix of art displays and demonstrations. There’s something for everyone! With over 40 exhibits showcasing everything from photography to textiles, painting to sculpture as well as busking musicians and street performers along the way, our downtown will be alive with art!

 

On the Streets: Live Street Performers

Friday September 26 & Saturday September 27: 10am-5pm
Casa, SAAG, Esquires, Blueprint Entertainment, Drunken Sailor

Local musicians, dancers and performers will delight crowds in Downtown Lethbridge during ArtWalk.

 


Artisan Market

Saturday September 27: 10am-5pm & Sunday September 28: 12pm-4pm
Casa ATB Financial Community Room

Join Lethbridge's artists and artisans for a display and sale of unique, handmade art including painting, drawing, pottery, photography, jewelry, textiles and more!

 

Gallery Stroll

Saturday September 27: 6:30pm-10:00pm
6:30: Casa: The Cedar Tavern Singers: Art is all Over, current exhibitions by Maria Madacky & Troy Nickle, enjoy the "Silent Treatment" film fest on the outdoor screen
8:00: SAAG: Opening receptions by Raphaelle de Groot & An Te Liu
9:00: Trianon & Le Petit Trianon: Work by Nick Wade, Corinne Thiessen Hepher & Amy Modahl

A whirlwind tour of three of Lethbridge's galleries to enjoy opening receptions and exhibitions.  Many artists will be in attendance and there will entertainment along the way!

 

The Silent Treatment: A Festival of Shorts

Friday, September 26 & Saturday September 27: 8 - 10pm
Casa Digital Gallery (outdoor screen)

This festival of silent shorts asked artists to respond to Casa's large outdoor monitor, a highly visual but silent exhibition venue.  Sixteen media artists explored different approaches to video, from the narrative to the abstract.


 

 

Family Affair on the Square

Sunday September 28: 12pm-4pm
Casa Rotary Square

Gather at the Casa Rotary Square to wrap up Arts Days with live music, performance and art activities for families.

Chalk painting on the square, live music, community painting hosted by Burning Ground artists, open workshop dance with Troyanda Ukrainian Dance, Art activities led by the Lethbridge Artists Club

 

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