The Fall Arts Guide

Welcome to the 2016 edition of the Fall Arts Guide, Planet S’ awesome annual list of every freaking concert, book launch, play, art show and other stuff we could find information on (thankyew, Internet! This was a nightmare in ye olde fax-and-phone-call days). Keep these pages handy to get a general sense of what’s going, and when, in the city arts scene. And then? Get out there and see stuff and do things. And after? Drinks! NOW GO. /Stephen Whitworth


BOOKS & IDEAS

SEPTEMBER

Sunday 18

THE WORD ON THE STREET This annual festival celebrating books and magazines features over 50 authors and exhibitors, including David Suzuki, Bif Naked, Yann Martel, Robert Sawyer, Gail Bowen, Drew Hayden Taylor and Carmen Aguirre. Downtown Saskatoon at 23rd St. and 4th Ave., 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. See thewordonthestreet.ca.

Monday 19

A CONVERSATION WITH DAVID SUZUKI Includes an introductory presentation by Ian Mauro, followed by a presentation on climate change and humanity’s impact on the planet. Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan, 1:30 p.m. See usask.ca.

Tuesday 20

LA TROUPE DE JOUR IN CONVERSATION Artistic director Dennis Rouleau and performer Marie-Claire Marcotte discuss the French translation of Hayley McGee’s Oh My Irma which the troupe is performing Sept. 22-Oct. 2. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

Wednesday 21

2016 AMERICAN ELECTION: IS THIS ANY WAY FOR A DEMOCRACY TO CHOOSE A LEADER? American academic Paul Finkelman discusses the evolution of the U.S. primary system, electoral college and two-party state. Presented by Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy. Prairie Room, Diefenbaker Centre, University of Saskatchewan, 10:30 a.m.-noon. See schoolofpublicpolicy.sk.ca.

NATIVE PRAIRIE SPEAKER SERIES Tom Harrison of South of the Divide Conservation Program presents a free noon-hour webinar on habitat conservation and species at risk. Register at: attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8832530113825923841.

PAUL HARDISTY: THE EVOLUTION OF FEAR Canadian author reads from his espionage thriller. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

Thursday 22

BROOKS MCMULLIN: ALWAYS AFTERNOON Author reads from his novel about a down-and-out man trying to find redemption. Features musical accompaniment by Ben Schenstead. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

Saturday 24

JENNIFER WELSH: CBC MASSEY LECTURE The Saskatchewan born international affairs expert discusses recent global developments in The Return of History: Conflict, Migration and Geopolitics in the 21st Century. Broadway Theatre, 7 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

Monday 26

RITA MCLEOD: SOMEONE MADE A MISTAKE SO I AM HERE NOW Author reads from the translation of her mother’s memoir about life in Europe before, during and after World War II. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

Thursday 29

SEARCHING FOR THE ORIGINS OF MIND IN OUR CLOSEST PRIMATE COUSINS Presentation by psychology instructor Carla Krachun on studies she’s undertaken on the mental capacity of chimpanzees. Arts153, University of Saskatchewan, 3 p.m. See usask.ca.

ANTHONY BIDULKA: ALWAYS AFTERNOON Author reads from his latest mystery about a young female journalist investigating the kidnapping of a renowned author in Morocco. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

Friday 30

CULTURE DAYS Weekend celebration of culture, includes open houses, performances, exhibitions, workshops and other activities. Highlights include a Creating A Welcoming Community workshop at Saskatoon Open Door Society on Sept. 30 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Buzz on Broadway at Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery Oct. 1 from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; and Remai Modern Art Reach at Friendship Inn Oct. 2 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 2. See culturedays.ca (search for Saskatoon events).

HENRY BEISSEL: SIGHTLINES Author reads from his collection of essays inspired by various locations and experiences that have touched his life. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

SASKATCHEWAN SPORTS HALL OF FAME: 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA This event is being held at Queensbury Centre in Regina and will feature hot-stove panels with football, hockey and Olympic inductees including Gerry James, Glenn Hall, Diane Jones-Konihowski and Mike Mintenko. See sasksportshalloffame.com.

OCTOBER

Saturday 1

AVENTURE HOMESTEAD ADVENTURE Day-long celebration of Fransaskois history and culture with puppet shows, storytellers, nature hikes, traditional settler trades, a Francophone market and more. Motherwell Homestead near Fort Qu’Appelle, starts at 10:30 a.m. Free admission. See histoiresk.ca or call 306-565-0052.

CARMEN ROBERTSON: MYTHOLOGIZING NORVAL MORRISSEAU: ART AND THE COLONIAL NARRATIVE IN THE CANADIAN MEDIA Art historian reads from her biography of famed Anishinaabe artist Norval Morrisseau. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

Monday 3

ADRIENNE GRUBER: BUOYANCY CONTROL Poet reads from her latest collection which explores sexuality and sexual identity. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

Wednesday 5

RETHINK RESEARCH This two-day conference features a keynote address, workshops and social gatherings to explore ways of improving research methods and networking in the social sciences and beyond. Registration is free, with events at the University of Saskatchewan campus. See ssrl.usask.ca.

IGNITE! Third annual science fair hosted by the Saskatchewan Science Centre in Regina to encourage creativity and innovation in Saskatchewan. Includes a career fair Oct. 5, family maker day Oct. 7 and exhibitor showcase Oct. 8. See sasksciencecentre.com.

SYLVIA LEGRIS: THE HIDEOUS HIDDEN Poet reads from her latest collection inspired by historical investigations and meditations on human anatomy. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

Wednesday 12

FRANCES BOYLE & MONTY REID: LIGHT CARVED PASSAGES & MEDITATIO PLACENTAE Poets read from their latest collections of work. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

WICIHITOWIN ABORIGINAL ENGAGEMENT CONFERENCE This two-day conference will provide community organizations, government and business the chance to learn about inclusive representation of Aboriginal people as employees, volunteers and decision makers with the goal of respectful engagement and inclusion. TCU Place, Oct. 12-13. See unitedwaysaskatoon.ca.

Thursday 13

MARION MUTALA: UKRAINIAN DAUGHTER’S DANCE Poet reads from her latest collection which explores Ukrainian-Canadian identity. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

Friday 14

SHOWCASE 2016 Includes a mix of performing arts, visual art exhibits and concerts, along with workshops and a trade show. The host hotel is the Saskatoon Inn and Convention Centre, and the performance venue is the Broadway Theatre. Presented by the Organization of Saskatchewan Arts Councils. Oct. 14-16. See osac.ca.

COURTNEY BATES-HARDY: HOUSE OF MYSTERY Poet reads from her latest collection inspired by dark readings of fairy tales. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

THE TRC CALLS CHURCHES TO ACTION:  BUILDING CAPACITY FOR RESTORATIVE SOLIDARITY This three-day lecture and learning series sponsored by the Bartimaeus Institute explores how the TRC Report impacts Indigenous/Settler relations and the role of churches in improving relations. St. Andrew’s College, U of S campus, Oct. 14-16.

Sunday 16

SASKATCHEWAN LIBRARY WEEK To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Saskatchewan Library Week local libraries will host a variety of events on the theme “Explore and Discover Saskatchewan Libraries”. Oct. 16-22. See saskla.ca.

ROLLI: KABUNGO Regina author reads from his children’s book about a 10-year old girl with an imaginary friend. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.     

Tuesday 18

SASKATCHEWAN ARTS AWARDS Gala held to celebrate artistic excellence in Saskatchewan with awards for individuals and organizations in seven categories. Presented by the Saskatchewan Arts Board at Casino Regina in Regina with host Jeffery Straker and entertainment by Rah Rah, Prairie Puppet Underground, InfoRed and a film by Heather Benning, 6:30 p.m. See saskartsboard.ca.

JUDY MCCROSKY: LIFTING WEIGHTS Author reads from her latest collection of short stories. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

Wednesday 19

MARIA BOEHM: DATING TOM, DICK AND HARRY Author reads from her memoir about her search for love as a teacher in a small town. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

Thursday 20

KATHERENA VERMETTE: THE BREAK Author reads from her mystery set in a Métis neighbourhood in Winnipeg’s north end. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

Friday 21

SWG FALL CONFERENCE/ÂNSKOHK ABORIGINAL LITERATURE FESTIVAL Hosted by Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild. Includes presentations and workshops on the theme 20/20 Vision related to artistic vision and realizing your creative potential. Opening night events are at Station 20 West (1120 20th St. W.), remaining two days at Saskatoon Inn (2002 Airport Dr.). Oct. 20-22. See skwriter.com.

Monday 24

FAULT LINES: BOOK LAUNCH With text by Emily Eaton and photographs by Valerie Zink, this book explores the impact of the oil boom on Saskatchewan people and the land. The Stand (615 Main St.), 7 p.m. See uofmpress.ca.

Thursday 27

BOHDAN S. KORDAN: NO FREE MAN Academic reads from his latest book about Canadian settlers of East European descent who were interned during World War I. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

NOVEMBER

Wednesday 2

KARLYNN JOHNSTON: FLAPPER PIE AND A BLUE PRAIRIE SKY The author will be joined at this cookbook launch by Prairie Ink Restaurant’s Head Chef Clint Flamand. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

Friday 4

JSGS LECTURE: CANADA’S ARCTIC FUTURE Canadian academic Michael Byers discusses the opportunities and challenges that await should Canada decide to embrace the Arctic as a new frontier. Prairie Room, Diefenbaker Centre, University of Saskatchewan, 2-3:30 p.m. See schoolofpublicpolicy.sk.ca.

Tuesday 15

SASKATOON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MUSIC TALK SSO maestro Eric Petkau and pianists Godwin Friesen and Thomas Yu discuss the upcoming Masters Series concert on Nov. 19 featuring Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.

Monday 21

LAWRENCE HILL: THE ILLEGAL Free author talk including discussion of Hill’s 2015 novel The Illegal. Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan campus, 1-3:30 p.m. See artsandscience.usask.ca.

LAWRENCE HILL: MY WRITING LIFE A free public talk and book signing by this award-winning author of The Book of Negroes and The Illegal. Convocation Hall, U of S campus, 7:30 p.m. See artsandscience.usask.ca.

Wednesday 23

FIRST NATIONS LANGUAGE KEEPERS CONFERENCE The theme of this 11th annual conference is Celebrating Youth: Our Future Language Keepers. Hosted by Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre. Saskatoon Inn, 7:30 a.m. See sicc.sk.ca.

KATE SUTHERLAND: HOW TO DRAW A RHINOCEROUS Poet reads from her collection inspired by early encounters of European and North American explorers with the exotic mammal which is native to Africa and South Asia. McNally Robinson, 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com.


FILM

SEPTEMBER

Tuesday 20

QUEER CITY CINEMA & PERFORMATORIUM Annual Regina-based festival devoted to film, video and performance art that explores issues related to sexuality, gender and identity. The theme this year is “Expose”, and screenings and performances will be held at Central Library and other off-site locations from Sept. 20-24. See queercitycinema.ca.

Tuesday 27

RADICAL REELS Screening of action sports films from around the world that were previously show at the Banff Mountain Film Festival. Broadway Theatre, 7 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

Thursday 29

THE MESSENGER Screening of a documentary by Su Rynard followed by a discussion with biology professor Christy Morrissey and local experts on the mass depletion of songbirds and the implication for our planet. Neatby-Timlin Theatre (Arts 241), University of Saskatchewan, 7 p.m. See artsandscience.usask.ca.

OCTOBER

Monday 3

STICKS AND STONES:  THE BATTLE FOR THE SOUL OF CURLING Film screening and discussion with Vera Pezer, four-time Canadian women’s curling champion. Grace Westminster United Church, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday 6

INTERNATIONAL HOME MOVIE DAY Paved Arts kicks off a month-long salute to home movies with a screening of Random Acts of Legacy about a Chinese-American family in post-World War II Chicago at the Frances Morrison Library Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. That will be followed by an opportunity to view your own home movies on Paved’s equipment from Oct. 11-28, with a wind-up screening on Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. See pavedarts.ca.

Wednesday 19

SASKATOON FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL Seventh annual festival devoted to boundary pushing films in a variety of genres from documentary and feature to animation and shorts. Broadway Theatre, Oct. 19-22. See skfilmfest.com.

NOVEMBER

Wednesday 2

MEET IN THE MIDDLE: STATIONS OF MIGRATION AND MEMORY BETWEEN ART AND FILM This four-day symposium in Regina features international artists, curators and scholars. Events include an Armenian Film Series; the opening of Atom Egoyan’s installation Steenbeckett; and panels addressing project themes of migration, memory and trauma at the intersection of art and film. MacKenzie Gallery and Dunlop Gallery, Nov. 2–5. See mitmproject.info.

Thursday 24

SASKATCHEWAN INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS Hosted by the Saskatchewan Filmpool in Regina, this salute to independent film in the province includes screenings and an awards ceremony. The event includes awards in five categories: Best Feature, Best Short, Best Student Film, Best Acting and Audience Choice Award. Artesian, 7 p.m. See filmpool.ca.


LIVE MUSIC

SEPTEMBER

Thursday 29

SNFU at Louis’ Pub.

ROYAL WOOD at Broadway Theatre, 8 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

PATRICK ALEXANDRE at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

BASIC NATURE at Vangelis.

JORDAN WELLBOURNE at Buds.

DITCHBANGERS at Crackers.

Friday 30

DIXIE CHICKS with Elle King at SaskTel Centre, 7:30 p.m. See sasktelcentre.com.

ALFIE ZAPPACOSTA at Village Guitar & Amp.

SINGULARITY with Forsaken Rite and Violent Betty at Vangelis.

COCO LOVE ALCORN at the Bassment, 9 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

GABRIEL VALENTI at Prairie Ink, 8 p.m.

WHERE’S MY MULLET with Studio 54 in The Red Party at Capitol Music Club.

ANDINO SUNS with Oral Fuentes and The Whiskey Jerks (CFCR FM-Phasis Fundraiser) at Amigos. See amigoscantina.com.

PIANO FRIDAYS with David Fong at the Bassment, 4:30 p.m.

THE NIGHTRAIN at Buds.

BAD DOG at Piggy’s.

RIDGE RYDER at Stan’s Place.

CROOKED TIMBER with Kirby Criddle at Underground Cafe.

OCTOBER

Saturday 1

TILLY & THE BILLYGOATS at Village Guitar & Amp.

KONGOS at Louis’ Pub.

ALBERT VILA QUARTET at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

SONS OF DJANGO at Prairie Ink, 8 p.m.

FNEZ REUNION PARTY TOUR at Capitol Music Club.

THE STEADIES with VBRTR at Capitol Music Club.

THE SHEEPDOGS (CFCR FM-Phasis Fundraiser) at Amigos.

THE NIGHTRAIN at Buds.

THE OLD COUNTRY LADS at Danceland near Watrous.

CALL ME MILDY at Piggy’s.

RIDGE RYDER at Stan’s Place.

Sunday 2

HATEBREED with Devil Driver and Devil You Know at Saskatoon Event Centre. See saskatooneventcentre.com.

FRED EAGLESMITH at Amigos. See amigoscantina.com.

JOHN STETCH at the Bassment, 7:30 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

Monday 3

THE ABRAMS at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

BRENT JOHNSON at Buds.

Tuesday 4

THE PROCLAIMERS at Broadway Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

HAWKING AND NOAH DERKESEN with open stage guests at Capitol Music Club.

BRENT JOHNSON at Buds.

Wednesday 5

JAMES ARMSTRONG at Buds.

BRIAN MCAREAVEY at Piggy’s.

SANDER VAN DOORN at Saskatoon Event Centre.

Thursday 6

BASIA BULAT with Oh Pep! at Broadway Theatre, 8 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

SASKATOON MUSICIANS ASSOCIATION GALA with Eileen Laverty, Neil Currie, Gillian Snyder, Johnny McCuaig, Codie Prevost, Starry Night String Quartet, Jen Lane and John Antoniuk at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

JAMES ARMSTRONG at Buds.

SPECTACLE at Crackers.

Friday 7

I MOTHER EARTH at O’Brians. See obrianseventscentre.ca.

ANDY SHAUF with Scattered Clouds at Broadway Theatre, 8 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

JAY AYMAR at the Bassment, 9 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

B.D. GIUSEPPE & FRIENDS at Prairie Ink, 8 p.m.

KEVIN ROY (CD release tour) at the Underground Café, 8 p.m.

SOUL MATES (album release show) with The Avulsions and Blessed (CFCR FM-Phasis Fundraiser) at Amigos.

WONDERLAND at Buds.

TWO MAN GROUP at Piggy’s.

NORTHERN REBELS at Stan’s Place.

THE JOLTS with The Real Sickies, Herd of Wasters, Speedhammers and Xembreyos at Vangelis.

Saturday 8

LOS LOBOS at Dakota Dunes Casino. See dakotadunescasino.com.

ROYAL CANOE at Capitol Music Club.

WORST POP BAND EVER at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

WIRES & WOODS at Prairie Ink, 8 p.m.

THE SADIES with Heatscores (CFCR FM-Phasis Fundraiser) at Amigos.

WONDERLAND at Buds.

LEN GADICA at Danceland near Watrous.

TWO MAN GROUP at Piggy’s.

NORTHERN REBELS at Stan’s Place.

Sunday 9

BELVEDERE with Me The Guts and Tickle Trunk at Louis’ Pub.

BORN RUFFIANS with Ponteix (FM-Phasis 2016 Fundraiser) at Amigos. See amigoscantina.com.

Monday 10

LA COKA NOSTRA at Saskatoon Event Centre.

Tuesday 11

CARRIE UNDERWOOD: THE STORY TELLER TOUR at SaskTel Centre 7 p.m. See sasktelcentre.com.

Wednesday 12

DAVID VEST at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

THE SMALL GLORIES at Village Guitar & Amp.

THE MOTOR LEAGUE with Highkicks at Capitol Music Club.

TANYA TUCKER at Dakota Dunes Casino.

EDDIE ROBERTSON ELECTRIC BLUES at Piggy’s.

Thursday 13

BREAKOUT WEST 2016 This annual celebration of music from B.C. Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, along with Yukon and the Northwest Territories, is being held in Regina this year. Includes showcases at local clubs, along with workshops, and a gala at Casino Regina on Oct. 13 where the Western Canadian Music Awards will be presented. Oct. 13-16. See breakoutwest.ca.

A NIGHT WITH SINATRA featuring Rick Michel and a seven-piece orchestra at TCU Place, 7:30 p.m. See tcuplace.ca.

STEPHEN FEARING at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

INCOGNITO at Crackers.

Friday 14

JUSTICE DER at Prairie Ink, 8 p.m.

ORAL FUENTES at Capitol Music Club.

THE GARRYS with Man Meat, Quinzee Town and Sad Buckets (CFCR FM-Phasis Fundraiser) at Amigos.

UNION DUKE at the Bassment, 9 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

AN EVENING WITH NESTOR PISTOR with The Wrights at Piggy’s.

COUNTRY ROCK COMPANY at Stan’s Place.

WALSHY FIRE at Saskatoon Event Centre.

Saturday 15

THE KLEIN SISTERS at Prairie Ink, 8 p.m.

LEAGUE OF WOLVES with Public Animal and The Buzzardline (CFCR FM-Phasis Fundraiser) at Amigos.

UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN JAZZ ENSEMBLE at the Bassment, 9 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

WILLIAM & THE SHADOWS at Danceland near Watrous.

AN EVENING WITH NESTOR PISTOR with The Wrights at Piggy’s.

COUNTRY ROCK COMPANY at Stan’s Place.

Sunday 16

ZACHARY LUCKY at Village Guitar & Amp.

LAILA BIALI TRIO at the Bassment, 2 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

Monday 17

HARPDOG BROWN at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

Tuesday 18

TERRI CLARK: BACK TO MY ROOTS (solo acoustic) at TCU Place, 7:30 p.m. See tcuplace.com.

MATTHEW BARBER AND JILL BARBER at Broadway Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

YOUNGBLOOD with open stage guests at Capitol Music Club.

Wednesday 19

THE LOVELOCKS at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

Thursday 20

BLACK MASTIFF with Bad Guys at Capitol Music Club.

TONE CRUISERS at Crackers.

Friday 21

STEVE VAI at O’Brians. See obrianseventscentre.ca.

ALEXA & KATELYN at Prairie Ink, 8 p.m.

NEW JACOBIN CLUB 20th Anniversary Show at Amigos. See amigoscantina.com.

DONNY PARENTEAU at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

FERNY TURNBULL at Piggy’s.

IDLE RAINS at Stan’s Place.

Saturday 22

BANJO & FRIENDS at Prairie Ink, 8 p.m.

TWO PIANO TORNADO at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

THE DECADES at Danceland near Watrous.

FERNY TURNBULL at Piggy’s.

IDLE RAINS at Stan’s Place.

Sunday 23

LUNCH AT ALLEN’S featuring Murray McLauchlin, Cindy Church, Marc Jordan and Ian Thomas at Broadway Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

STIFF LITTLE FINGERS with The Extroverts at Louis’ Pub.

Monday 24

BOY AND BEAR with Cobi at Broadway Theatre, 8 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

KOO KOO KANGA ROO at Louis’ Pub.

Wednesday 26

POST MALONE with Jazz Cartier and Larry June at O’Brians. See obrianseventscentre.ca.

Thursday 27

RORY LAWFORD at Crackers.

Friday 28

NATALIE STRUCK & RYAN LAHODA at Prairie Ink, 8 p.m.

THE VIVANTS at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

ROCK DR. at Piggy’s.

Saturday 29

MAJOR MILLIE at Prairie Ink, 8 p.m.

BIG STUFF (Halloween In The Village Show) at Village Guitar & Amp.

SCREAMFEST at Louis’ Pub.

HOT CLUB SASKATOON at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

THE DEVONSHIRES: A TRIBUTE TO CLASSIC ROCK at Dakota Dunes Casino.

HOT TAMALES at Danceland near Watrous.

ROCK DR. at Piggy’s.

Sunday 30

DANNY MICHEL at Village Guitar & Amp.

PETER KATZ at the Bassment, 7:30 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

NOVEMBER

Thursday 3

JADEA KELLY with Sweet Alibi at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

PONY BOYS at Crackers.

Friday 4

DEORRO with guests at O’Brians. See obrianseventscentre.ca.

THE WHISKEY JERKS with Fabian Minnema at the Bassment, 9 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

FREDDIE & THE AXEMEN at Piggy’s.

Saturday 5

AVI GRANITE at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

FREDDIE & THE AXEMEN at Piggy’s.

Sunday 6

FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE with Granger Smith and Chris Lane at SaskTel Centre, time t.b.a. See sasktelcentre.com.

APRIL VERCH at the Bassment, 7:30 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

Tuesday 8

GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS with Megan Bonnell at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

Wednesday 9

JAYME STONE’S LOMAX PROJECT at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

Thursday 10

MARIANAS TRENCH & THE LAST CRUSADE TOUR at SaskTel Centre, time t.b.a. See sasktelcentre.com.

ELLEN FROESE at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

EARNEST ERNIE’S PAN-FRIED BLUES at Crackers.

Friday 11

EPICA with Fleshgod Apocalypse, Arkona and The Agonist at Saskatoon Event Centre. See saskatooneventcentre.com.

DESTROYER with Kacy & Clayton at Amigos. See amigoscantina.com.

EVERYTHING FITZ at the Bassment, 9 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

WALTER OSTANEK at Danceland near Watrous.

UNDERCOVER PIRATES at Piggy’s.

Saturday 12

THE MAVERICKS at Dakota Dunes Casino. See dakotadunescasino.com.

CHIXDIGGIT 25TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW at Amigos. See amigoscantina.com.

TJR with Arioso, VBRTR and more at Saskatoon Event Centre. See saskatooneventcentre.com.

JAN JANOVSKY at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

WALTER OSTANEK at Danceland near Watrous.

UNDERCOVER PIRATES at Piggy’s.

Tuesday 15

ROGER HODGSON at SaskTel Centre, 7:30 p.m. See sasktelcentre.com.

SULTANS OF STRING at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

Wednesday 16

DONOVAN WOODS with Joey Landreth at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

Thursday 17

WHISKEY ON A SUNDAY at Crackers.

Friday 18

CHUCKIE at O’Brians. See obrianseventcentre.ca.

TRANSCONTINENTAL BLUES BAND at Piggy’s.

Saturday 19

TORY LANEZ with Jacquees, Kranium and Veecee at O’Brians. See obrianseventscentre.ca.

MICHAEL OCCHIPINTI AND THE SICILIAN PROJECT featuring Pilar at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

TRANSCONTINENTAL BLUES BAND at Piggy’s.

Sunday 20

ANIMALS AS LEADERS at O’Brians. See obrianseventcentre.ca.

Thursday 24

ONE EYED CAT at Crackers.

Friday 25

THE TREWS at O’Brians.

EINSTEIN OF NINE at Piggy’s.

Saturday 26

PUP with Meat Wave at Amigos. See amigoscantina.com.

Sunday 27

BARRA MACNEILS CHRISTMAS TOUR at Broadway Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

Wednesday 30

BRANDI DISTERHEFT TRIO at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca.

DECEMBER

Thursday 1

THE BAND WAGON at Crackers.

A TRIBE CALLED RED at O’Brians. See obrianseventcentre.ca.

Friday 2

EDDY ROBERTSON ELECTRIC BLUES at Piggy’s.

Saturday 3

DUOTANG with The Garrys at Amigos.

THE ROTATIONS at Piggy’s.

Tuesday 6

JULY TALK with guests at Louis’ Pub.

Wednesday 7

GOOD LOVELIES CHRISTMAS SHOW at Broadway Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

Thursday 8

UNDERCOVER PIRATES at Crackers.

Friday 9

THE MUDD BROTHERS at Piggy’s.

Saturday 10

THE MUDD BROTHERS at Piggy’s.

Thursday 15

BACK OF THE BUS at Crackers.

Friday 16

17 SECONDS OF FUEL at Piggy’s.

Saturday 17

17 SECONDS OF FUEL at Piggy’s.

Saturday 31

BRIAN SKLAR & THE WESTERN SENATORS New Years Eve Gala at Danceland near Watrous.


PERFORMING ARTS

SEPTEMBER

Friday 23

MENAGERIE BURLESQUE: BIG SHINY BOOBS Bawdy burlesque show by local troupe. The BackStage Stage, Sept 23-24 at 8 p.m. See persephonetheatre.org for tickets.

Friday 30

UKRAINIAN CANADIAN TRIENNIAL CONGRESS: GALA SHOWCASE Held in conjunction with a three-day conference on Ukrainian-Canadian history and culture in Regina, this showcase will feature musicians and dance groups from across Canada. Conexus Arts Centre, banquet at 6 p.m. followed by the gala at 8 p.m. See congress.ucc.ca.

GABRIEL IGLESIAS: FLUFFY BREAKS EVEN TOUR Stand-up comedy by popular California comic. TCU Place, 8 p.m. See tcuplace.com.

OCTOBER

Saturday 1

REVEEN: THE SUPERCONSCIOUS EXPERIENCE IS BACK Performance by the son of the famed mentalist. Broadway Theatre, 8 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

RED GREEN Comedian Steve Smith brings his well-known handyman character to the stage in the “I’m Not Old, I’m Ripe” North American Tour. TCU Place, 7 p.m. See tcuplace.com.

Sunday 2

UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN AMATI QUARTET: CD LAUNCH The acclaimed classical music group launches its latest CD Passions of Haydn. Prairie Ink, 1 p.m. See amatiquartet.usask.ca.

 Wednesday 5

BRUCE MCCULLOCH Spoken word and comedy by former Kids in the Hall star who has gone on to have a solid career in TV and movies. Broadway Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

Saturday 8

THE MET: LIVE IN HD Broadcast of Wagner’s opera Tristan und Isolde. Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre, 10 a.m. See cineplex.com.

LES BALLET JAZZ DE MONTREAL The troupe is performing Danse 2 which features duos and trios created by choreographers Benjamin Millepied, Cayetano Soto, Barak Marshall and Wen Wei Wang. Co-presented with Dance Saskatchewan. Broadway Theatre, 8 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

STOP PODCASTING YOURSELF Live appearance by Graham Clark and Dave Shumka, hosts of the weekly Vancouver-based comic podcast. The Refinery, 8 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

Monday 10

AMATI QUARTET presents its fourth annual Thanksgiving Day concert with contributions from several young Saskatoon musicians and a program which features works by Mozart, Grieg, Glass, Pärt and more. Knox United Church, 2 and 7:30 p.m. See amatiquartet.usask.ca.

Saturday 15

SSO POPS CONCERT Features guest artists the Fireside Singers under director Marilyn Whitehead, with a program consisting of works from Broadway musicals such as Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, The Sound of Music, Oklahoma and Carousel. TCU Place, 7:30 p.m. See saskatoonsymphony.org.

Saturday 22

THE MET: LIVE IN HD Broadcast of Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni. Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre, 10:55 a.m. See cineplex.com.

Friday 28

SSO BAROQUE SERIES Features guest artists Julia Wedman (violin), Chelsea Mahan (soprano) and Spencer McKnight (tenor), with a program consisting of works by JS Bach (Cantata BWV 140 “Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme” and Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041), Handel (Let thy hand be strengthened, Coronation Anthem) and Jocelyn Morlock (Solace). Knox United Church, 7:30 p.m. See saskatoonsymphony.org.

ICE AGE ON ICE Figure-skating show inspired by the popular children’s movie franchise. SaskTel Centre, 7 p.m.; Oct. 29 at 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m.; Oct. 30 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. See sasktel.com.

NOVEMBER

Sunday 2

SASKATOON JAZZ ORCHESTRA featuring pianist/bassist Ron Paley and vocalist Elly Thorn. Broadway Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

Saturday 5

AMATI QUARTET presents its second concert of the 2016-17 season with a program featuring works by Haydn, Beethoven and Glass. Knox United Church, 2 and 7:30 p.m. See amatiquartet.usask.ca.

Sunday 6

GYORGY KURTAG:  KAFKA FRAGMENTS One of the greatest works of this Hungarian composer performed by University of Regina soprano Helen Pridmore and Moncton violinist Nadia Francavilla. Gustin House (512 10th St. E.), 3 p.m. See gustinhouse.ca.

Tuesday 15

FOUR BY FOUR A tribute to the music of the Beach Boys, The Beatles, The Bee Gees and Motown. TCU Place, 7 p.m. See tcuplace.ca.

Saturday 19

SSO MASTERWORKS CONCERT Features guest artists Godwin Friesen and Thomas Yu (piano), with a program consisting of works by Ravel (Mother Goose Suite), Saint-Saens (Carnival of Animals) and Stravinsky (Firebird Suite). TCU Place, 7:30 p.m. See saskatoonsymphony.org.

Sunday 20

GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER The Moscow Ballet presents their version of Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic. TCU Place, 2 p.m. See tcuplace.ca.

Thursday 24

PUPPETRY OF THE PENIS Comic performance in which two unclothed Aussie males create genital origami. Broadway Theatre, 7 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

Sunday 27

GREYSTONE SINGERS: FALL CONCERT Features contributions from Side-By-Side and the University Chorus. Knox United Church, 3 p.m. See artsandscience.usask.ca.

DECEMBER

Thursday 1

CELTIC THUNDER: LEGACY Touring show where a group of male singers pay homage to the rich heritage of Celtic music. TCU Place, 7:30 p.m. See tcuplace.ca.

Friday 2

UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN CONCERT BAND Student performance. Quance Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See artsandscience.usask.ca.

Saturday 3

SSO POPS CONCERT This family-friendly concert features selections from Charlie Brown’s Christmas, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas and other holiday classics. TCU Place, 7:30 p.m. See saskatoonsymphony.org.

Friday 9

SSO BAROQUE SERIES Features guest artists Danika Loren (soprano), Lisa Hornung (alto),
Spencer McKnight (tenor), Matthew Pauls (bass) and the Saskatoon Symphony Chorus under conductor Duff Warkentin performing Handel’s Messiah. Knox United Church, 7:30 p.m. See saskatoonsymphony.org.

Saturday 10

THE MET: LIVE IN HD Broadcast of Kaija Saariaho’s opera L’Amour de Loin which is set in the 12th century and tells the story of a long distance love affair. Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre, 11:55 a.m. See cineplex.com.

SSO BAROQUE SERIES Features guest artists Danika Loren (soprano), Lisa Hornung (alto),
Spencer McKnight (tenor), Matthew Pauls (bass) and the Saskatoon Symphony Chorus under conductor Duff Warkentin performing a sing-a-long version of Handel’s Messiah. Knox United Church, 2 p.m. See saskatoonsymphony.org.

Saturday 17

SASKATOON FIRESIDE SINGERS: CHRISTMAS Local choral group performs holiday classics. TCU Place, Dec. 17-18, 7:30 p.m. See tcuplace.ca.

Sunday 18

SASKATOON JAZZ ORCHESTRA: PETER AND THE WOLF A LA SWING Swing-flavoured performance of Prokofiev’s classic score with narration by University of Saskatchewan president Peter Stoicheff along with some holiday big band classics. Broadway Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

Friday 30

SALUTE TO VIENNA Touring show featuring soloists, dancers and orchestral musicians who will evoke the atmosphere of the Viennese court during the time of Strauss. TCU Place, 7:30 p.m. See tcuplace.ca.


THEATRE

SEPTEMBER

THE PINK UNICORN Written by Elise Forier Edie, this drama tells the story of a mother (Kristi Friday) coming to grips with her daughter’s decision to attend high school as “gender neutral”. Produced by Fire In The Hole Productions as part of Live Five Independent Theatre. The Refinery, Sept. 22-24 and Sept. 29-Oct. 1 at 8 p.m., Sept. 25 and Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. See livefive.ca.

MA IRMA French language production of Hayley McGee’s dark comedy Oh My Irma which stars Marie-Claire Marcotte stars as a young woman who sets out to investigate an unexplained act of violence. Presented by La Troupe du Jour Studio. 914 (914, 20th St. W.), Sept. 22-24 and Sept. 29-Oct. 1 at 8 p.m., and Sept. 25 and Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. English surtitles available for select performances. See ltdj.dreamhosters.com.

THE NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE Broadcast from London of Arthur Miller’s 1950s era New York drama A View From the Bridge. Cineplex Odeon, Sept. 24 at 12:30 p.m. See cineplex.com.

SASKATOON & AREA THEATRE AWARDS Held since 2008, this event salutes excellence in the performance and staging of professional theatre in the Saskatoon region. The 2016 gala will be held at Persephone Theatre (100 Spadina Cres. E.) on Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m. See satawards.ca.

THE LAST FIVE YEARS Local performance of a musical by Jason Robert Brown that charts the trials and tribulations of a romance between a rising novelist (Matt LaPointe) and struggling actor (Kelsey Stone). Presented by PPL R PPL Productions. The BackStage Stage, Sept 29-Oct. 1 at 8 p.m. See persephonetheatre.org for tickets.

OCTOBER

THE GOLDEN AGE Written in 1985 by Australian playwright Louis Nowra, this drama tells the story of a group of feral people who were found in the wilds of Tasmania in 1939. This production is directed by Dwayne Brenna and Carol Greyeyes. Greystone Theatre, Oct. 12-22. See artsandscience.usask.ca.

SOULPEPPER’S ALLIGATOR PIE Created by Ins Choi, Raquel Duffy, Ken MacKenzie, Gregory Prest and Mike Ross, this child-friendly musical is based on the poems of Dennis Lee. Presented by Persephone Theatre. Rawlco Radio Hall. Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. See persephonetheatre.org.

BLIND DATE Conceived and performed by Rebecca Northan, this performance piece incorporates clown, and sees Northan pluck a different man out of the audience each night to go on a “blind date”. Presented by Persephone Theatre. Rawlco Radio Hall. Oct. 19-Nov. 2, 8 p.m., with select matinee performances at 2 p.m. See persephonetheatre.org.

IN CARE This four-character drama by Cree playwright Kenneth T. Williams sees a mother with a troubled past but promising future try to get her three daughters out of foster care. Presented by Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin Theatre. Studio 914 (914 20th St. W.), Oct. 20-30, 8 p.m. See gtnt.ca.

POTTED POTTER Billed as the unauthorized Harry experience, this parody condenses J.K. Rowling’s seven novels down to a 70-minute play. Broadway Theatre. Oct. 25-27, 7:30 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

THE NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE Broadcast from London of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein directed by Danny Boyle and starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Cineplex Odeon, Oct. 29 at 12:30 p.m. See cineplex.com.

NOVEMBER

CHARLIE BROWN Broadway musical based on Charles Schultz’s beloved comic strip. Presented by Saskatoon Summer Players. Broadway Theatre. Nov. 3-6, 7:30 p.m.; and Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

APPLE Written by Vern Thiessen, this drama tells the story of a man facing personal and professional crises who must decide whether to tough it out or flee his problems with a woman he barely knows. Produced by Orchard Creative as part of Live Five Independent Theatre. The Refinery, Nov. 3-5 and 10-12 at 8 p.m., Nov. 6 and 13 at 2 p.m. See livefive.ca.

STRAIGHT JACKET WINTER French language production of Esther Duquette and Gilles Poulin-Denis’ drama where a francophone couple tries to keep their romance alive following a move from Montreal to Vancouver. Joining Duquette and Poulin-Denis on stage are Frédéric Lemay and Julie Trépanier. Presented by La Troupe du Jour. Studio 914 (914, 20th St. W.), Nov. 4 at 8:30 p.m., Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. English surtitles available for select performances. See ltdj.dreamhosters.com.

THE NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE Broadcast from London of Shakespeare’s Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Cineplex Odeon, Nov. 5 at 12:30 p.m. See cineplex.com.

NEIGHBOURHOOD 3: REQUISITION OF DOOM Written by Jennifer Haley, this family-friendly play seems ripped from today’s headlines with the Pokemon Go craze, as an online video game where players hunt down zombies creates upheaval in a previously quiet (and orderly) neighbourhood. Presented by Persephone Theatre. The Backstage Stage. Nov. 17-19, and 24-25. See persephonetheatre.org.

THEATREONE This is a competitive theatre event hosted by Theatre Saskatchewan that will showcase Saskatchewan theatre companies. Performances will be held at the Artesian in Regina, Nov. 17-19. See theatresaskatchewan.com.

THE SWAN Family-friendly French language production of a puppet play based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Ugly Duckling. Directed and performed by Louis-Philippe Paulhaus. Presented by La Troupe du Jour. Studio 914 (914, 20th St. W.), Nov. 18 at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Nov. 19 at 1 and 3 p.m. See ltdj.dreamhosters.com.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL This adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic story by Michael Shamata remains faithful to the spirit of the original tale. Presented by Persephone Theatre. Rawlco Radio Hall. Nov. 23-Dec. 7, 8 p.m., with select matinee performances at 2 p.m. See persephonetheatre.org.

BRONTË Written by Polly Teale, this play is set in the Yorkshire moors of England in 1845, and tells the story of the three unmarried Brontë sisters who went on to win literary acclaim with their fiction. This production is directed by Natasha Martina. Greystone Theatre, Nov. 23-Dec. 3. See artsandscience.usask.ca.

DECEMBER

THE NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE Broadcast from London of Nick Stafford’s adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s World War I drama War Horse. Cineplex Odeon, Dec. 3 at 12:30 p.m. See cineplex.com.

KOHKUMS IN TOYLAND This play by Curtis Peeteetuce sees two characters go in search of the perfect Christmas gift at a discount toy store just north of their home reserve. Presented by Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin Theatre, Kohkums In Toyland will tour Saskatchewan from Nov. 21-Dec. 2 before winding up at Studio 914 (914 20th St. W.) in Saskatoon. Dec. 14-17, times t.b.a. See gtnt.ca.


VISUAL ART

SEPTEMBER

Murray Library, University of Saskatchewan

THE ARTWORK OF ROBERT HURLEY Exhibit of art and artifacts tied to the career of British-born Saskatchewan painter Robert Hurley (1894-1980). (Runs until Oct. 28.)

Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan

THOMAS HIRSCHHORN: SELF-PIXEL This is a web commission in which the artist questions the politics of pixilation in which digital images can be altered for reasons of censorship or self-censorship. It’s available at remaimodern.org until Sept. 30, and Hirschhorn will speak on his work at Frances Morrison Gallery on Sept. 27 at 6:30 p.m.

OCTOBER

Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery

CONTINUOUS Installation of large-scale linocut prints by Monique Martin. (Oct. 7-Nov. 19, with an artist talk Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. and a reception Oct. 21 from 7-9 p.m.)

College Art Gallery 1 & 2

TAMMI CAMPBELL: MONO/CHROMATIC Exhibition of monochromatic paintings with surfaces that mimic other materials to create a trompe l’oeil effect. Curated by Leah Taylor. (Opening reception Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m., runs until Dec. 16.)

Frances Morrison Gallery

  1. ELIZABETH MUIRHEAD: BIG, FLAT AND BEAUTIFUL: AN UNAPOLOGETIC ODE TO THE PRAIRIES Exhibition of needle felt works which celebrate the beauty and grandeur of the prairies. (Opens Oct. 26, runs until Nov. 24.)

Gordon Snelgrove Gallery

JESSICA MORGUN: NEGATIVE OBJECT / APOPHATIC GESTURE Exhibition which explores concepts of absence and loss in relation to everyday objects. (Oct. 11-21.)

ANDREI FEHEREGYHAZI (Oct. 24-Nov. 4.)

Kenderdine Gallery

LEAH ROSENBERG: MONO/CHROMATIC Curated by Leah Taylor, this exhibition will see the artist spend a month in the gallery creating a site-specific painting installation. (Opening reception Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m., runs until Dec. 16, also includes an artist talk by Rosenberg at the Gordon Snelgrove Gallery Sept. 22 at noon.)

Rouge Gallery

PAUL CONSTABLE (Oct. 15-Nov. 6.)

SCYAP Art Centre

KENTON DOUPE (Oct. 3-21.)

Wanuskewin Heritage Park

ITWE COLLECTIVE: MANIFESTIPI The Itwe collective is Sébastien Aubin (Cree/Métis), Kevin Lee Burton (Swampy Cree) and Caroline Monnet (Anishnabe/French), and this exhibition explores the cultural significance of gathering as a way to exchange information and promote understanding. (Opening reception and artist talk Oct. 6 at 6 p.m., runs into December.)

JAMIE BLACK: CONVERSATIONS WITH THE LAND Exhibition of photographs in which the artist explores the body/land as a site of historical and cultural knowledge. (Opening reception and artist talk Oct. 6 at 6 p.m., runs into December.)

NOVEMBER

AKA Gallery

ZACHARI LOGAN & JANE BUYERS: HANG UPON TOMORROW AND LOSE TODAY Dual exhibition of drawings that incorporate elements of surrealism. (Opening reception Nov. 4 at 8 p.m., runs until Dec. 3.)

Artisan Fine Craft Market

Annual show and sale of fine crafts. German Cultural Club. (Nov. 4.)

Frances Morrison Gallery

NORM DALLIN: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL Exhibition of paintings in which the artist explores people and places that are part of their life. (Opens Nov. 30, runs until Dec. 29.)

Itty Bitty Crafts in the City

Hosted by the Flock and Gather Collective, a group of local artists focused on building the local craft community, this show and sale features crafts for pint-sized makers. Saskatoon Farmers’ Market. (Nov. 6.)

Paved Art & New Media

ERNST LOGAR: OIL/TAR SANDS Following a visit to northern Alberta to document extraction activity, the artist creates work which examines the social and environmental impact of the oil industry. Curated by David LaRiviere. (Nov. 4-Dec. 10.)

Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery

TRIADICA Exhibition of jewellery and hollowware by Mary Lynn Podiluk, Joan Thomson and Jenny-Lyn Fife. Curated by Tom Ferrero.  (Nov. 25-Jan. 7, with a reception Dec. 2 at 7 p.m.)

The Eye Gallery

JANNIK PLAETNER Exhibition of nature and wildlife photographs. (November-December.)

The Studio

OPEN STUDIO SHOW AND SALE Annual exhibition featuring recent paintings by artists Bridget Aitken, Nicki Ault, Kathy Bradshaw, Jan Corcoran, Ann Donald, Jane Harington, Miranda Jones, Brenda Kennedy, Karen Maguire, Amira Wasfy and Carol Wylie (Nov. 27, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.)

DECEMBER

Frances Morrison Gallery

NORM DALLIN: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL Exhibition of paintings in which the artist explores people and places that are part of his life. (Opens Nov. 30, runs until Dec. 29.)

Gordon Snelgrove Gallery

SILENCE! (Dec. 5-9.)

Rouge Gallery

KEVIN BOYLE (Dec. 1-31.)

Winter Wonders Handmade Market

Annual show and sale hosted by Flock and Gather Collective, a group of local artists focused on building the local craft community. St. Joseph’s Parish Hall. (Dec. 2-3.)