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Artifacts: Steve Driscoll, Tammy Salzl, Shumka & more

Tammy Salzl
Tammy Salzl

Steve Driscoll: And a Dark Wind Blows/ Fri, Oct 14 – Sat, Nov 5

The Peter Robertson Gallery will be transformed into a man-made lake in this installation piece created by Toronto-based artist Steve Driscoll. The massive body of water will complement the paintings that explore the themes of evening and nocturnal celestial phenomena. (Peter Robertson Gallery, free)

Tammy Salzl: Tranquility to Unease / Fri, Oct 14 (5 pm)

dc3 Art Projects is presenting local artist Tammy Salzl’s Storyland, featuring a multimedia installation and collaged paintings. By using familiar tropes of children’s stories and fairytales to tell contemporary fables, the artist examines the emotional and psychological complexities of regular life. Salzl will also give a talk as part of MacEwan’s Visiting Artist Series. (dc3 Art Projects [10567 – 111 St], free)

Shumka Dance Centre Grand Opening Gala / Sat, Oct 15 (7 pm)

Ukrainian Shumka Dancers, the Shumka School of Dance and Viter Ukrainian Dancers and Folk Choir have a new home at the Shumka Dance Centre, which is located within blocks of the new Ice District. In celebration of the new facility, Shumka is hosting a grand opening Gala featuring food, refreshments, live music from Trembita, a Shumka performance, and more. All proceeds go towards the new dance centre. Make sure you dress in your best cocktail attire. Visit shumka.com for more information. (Shumka School of Dance [10515 – 111 St], $75)

Whose Live Anyway / Sat, Oct 15 (7 pm)

Take Whose Line Anyway and put it in front of a live audience. What do you get? Whose LIVE Anyway! Audience members will be entertained through 90-minutes of improvisation featuring games, scenes and songs. (River Cree Casino & Resort, $39.50)

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