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October 24, 2016 - 9:59 AM

Wilf Perrealut: “Ruelle d’Amour – A Journey of Love”

This exhibition features a singular work of art, five feet high and 150 feet wide, forming a wrap-around panorama in tribute to Wilf’s late wife, Sandi.  It features significant sites from the couple’s life, including alleys where they grew up, vacationed and raised their family together.

Brian Johnson: "Mirror Moves”
Director, cinematographer and visual artist, Brian Johnson, uses synchronized films, stop-motion photography and dance choreographies to provide social commentary and provoke reflection and discussion.

Annual Mental Health Art Exhibition: “What Words Still Cannot Say”
In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct 2-8), the Mental Wellness Centre of Penticton has once again organized an exhibition of art created by people who struggle with mental health issues.

Kitchen Stove Film Series
This series is organized by the Penticton Art Gallery, and all films are screened at the Landmark Cinema, Penticton.  Showtimes are 4 pm and 7 pm.  Tickets are $13 if purchased in advance at the Penticton Art Gallery (open Tues-Fri 10-5 and Sat & Sun 11-4), or $15 at the door on the day of the show.

November 17: “Our Little Sister” (JPN, subtitled, NR)
January 19: “Marguerite” (FRA, CZR, BEL, subtitled, NR)

Topics & Tea Speaker Series
On the last Wednesday of each month from 2-3 pm, the Gallery hosts a speaker series to which the public is invited.  Admission is free, the Gallery pulls out its best tea cups, and baked goods are provided courtesy of The Bench Artisan Market. 

Topics & Tea Speakers:
October 26 – Rene Mehrer  “Eastern Anatolia’s Cultural Treasures and Hidden Wonders – Culture in Conflict”
November 30 – Gary Doi “The Hope Project”
December 14 – Jim Kalnin “The Spirituality of Art”

First Fridays Open Microphone Night

November 4th – Bring your poetry, stories or songs to this evening hosted by Laurel Burnham.  Free admission, tea and goodies will be  available by donation.  Doors open at 7:30 pm

Soup Bowls 2016

November 10th and 12th - This event became so popular that in 2015 the PAG added a second Soup Bowls night and BOTH were well attended.  Tickets $40/$45 for non-members, or if you wish to attend both nights $70/$80 for non-members.  Your ticket entitles you to a locally-made bowl that is yours to keep, and the opportunity to taste many soups made by local restaurants all vying for the title of Master Soup-Maker 2016.  Cash bar and live music.

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