I'm back from my vacation, in case you couldn't tell, so that means you have help to plan your weekends, pretties. Let's do this thing.
Artguise Gallery is pleased to be hosting "Portraits of Bluesfest", a one night silent auction benefiting the "Blues In The Schools" program.
The event; curated by Peter Simpson, The Ottawa Citizen's Arts and entertainment Editor-at-Large, features original pieces executed and donated by thirteen regional artists. All of the pieces being exhibited are derived and inspired by the artist's individual experiences at the 2009 Ottawa Bluesfest. The format for the evening will be a silent auction. The pieces in the exhibition will be bid upon between 7:30pm and 9:30pm. Vying parties interested in bidding on the works will pay five dollars upon entering the exhibition space. The bidder is then given a number enabling discreet / silent bids to be placed on each painting in increments of twenty dollars. The purchased pieces shall be available to the winning bidders to take away the night of the show. All payments for the purchased artwork should be made payable by cheque to : Blues in the Schools. Please join us Friday night as this evening promises to be an exciting, talent rich affair benefiting a worthwhile community cause in our fair city. All are welcome! For more information please contact Brandon McVittie or Jason Vaughan at 613 238 3803 or
Installation ouverte au public
Au StudiÕ de DAÏMÕN, 80, rue Hanson
Du 26 au 29 août et du 2 au 4 septembre 2009
De 12h à 17h
L'installation interactive de Louis Cummins, réalisée à DAÏMÕN au
cours de la dernière année, vise à reconstituer, dans le parcours d'un
espace physique et matériel, l'espace/temps de l'imaginaire associatif
du rêve. La mise en place de l'ensemble des composantes de
l'installation vise à recréer une séquence onirique, avec son climat
particulier, ses transitions brusques, ses associations surprenantes,
et les effets de dessaisissement qu'expérimente le rêveur.
L'installation cherche à reconstituer un état d'angoisse et une
a perfect end of summer; a poetry reading at the carleton tavern
by Stephen Cain (Toronto)
rob mclennan (Ottawa)
& Nicholas Lea (Ottawa)
Friday, August 28th, 2009
at The Carleton Tavern (upstairs)
223 Armstrong (at Parkdale), Ottawa
doors 7pm, reading 7:30pm
Director Laura Astwood and the OTTAWA STILT UNION presents, "THE GIRL WHO WAS EATEN BY THE DARK" SATURDAY, AUGUST 29TH, 11:30 A.M. at REMIC RAPIDS PARK with balanced rock sculptures created by local artist, John Félice Ceprano. The performance is free and open to the public, and all ages are invited for an exciting and fun experience.
La Petite Mort Gallery's owner & director Guy Berube will be hosting for its SIXTH consecutive year the infamous party of all parties...
HOLY F**K SIX
PARTY: Saturday August 29, 2008 / 8 - midnite
$15 at the door or in advance at La Petite Mort Gallery / 18+
All proceeds from the event will benefit the lives of people affected
with Alzheimers' & Dementia.
The Ottawa School of Speech & Drama, Ottawa's pre-eminent theatre school for children, youth and adults, is hosting an Open House in their studios in Westboro. The school's state-of-the-art rehearsal and performance studios are the site of the annual Open House on Sunday August 30, 10:00 - 5:00.
Two artists to meet at Lafrenière & Pai Gallery (13 Murray St.) this Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m.: Susie Osler and Patrycja Zwierzynska, whose Mylar Slice Necklace is pictured.
Annual Riverfest returns to Pinhey's Point Historic Site
Residents are invited to enjoy the last days of summer at Riverfest, the annual celebration of the Ottawa River at Pinhey's Point Historic Site on Sunday, August 30, 2009.Music, entertainers and exhibitors are sure to make splash for kids and adults alike. Celebrated Canadian singer-songwriter Ian Tamblyn will charm audiences with his musical talent, while the Ottawa Stilts Union presents their new hair-raising play, The Girl Who Was Eaten By the Dark.
Date: Sunday, August 30
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Pinhey's Point Historic Site, 270 Pinhey's Point Rd, Dunrobin
Admission: $7 per person, $11 per couple, or $18 per family
Any time you like!
Integrated Processes Class Exhibition
August 27 to September 11, 2009
This exhibition exhibits work produced by students of Farouk Kaspaules in his class, Integrated Processes, a third year course in the OSA's Fine Arts diploma program. The course is designed to take an interdisciplinary approach to art production. Students print with silkscreen, Cyanotype and Van Dyke Brown, and experiment with using these techniques, alone and in combination, with other mediums.