Songs, music included with art, photographs

Singing and musical performances will accompany some art and photography displays at Red Deer’s First Friday gallery openings for November.

Singing and musical performances will accompany some art and photography displays at Red Deer’s First Friday gallery openings for November.

Former Red Deer resident Donna Durand, an acclaimed singer-songwriter now living in the Edmonton area, will make a return visit to the city to perform with singer/guitarist Elvin Berthiaume at The Hub on Ross on Nov. 1.

The 7 p.m. concert costs $15 a person or $30 a family at the door (cash only).

Those who come earlier to The Hub can attend a free First Friday reception for the artists of Ochre Inc.

Barbara Vander Leek, Mary Joan Pyper and Linda Siebenga are exhibiting some of their oil-painted landscapes and floral designs.

The reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at 4936 Ross St.

Musical entertainment will also be featured at the Kiwanis Gallery at the Red Deer Public Library.

The Red Deer Arts Council and the library are hosting Rooted in the Arts II: The Alberta Foundation for the Arts Collection.

These paintings, prints and ceramics are by Central Alberta artists, past and present. The show runs to Dec. 1.

A reception with some artists and musical performers in attendance will be held on Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Private Moments, photos by Arto Djerdjerian, is an exhibit in the Corridor Community Gallery at the Recreation Centre’s lower level until Dec. 13.

A reception will be held Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at 4501 47th Ave.

The works of artist Harvey Brink will be shown at Cafe Pichilingue on Ross Street from Nov. 1 to 30.

And artist Sandy Proseillo will show her creations at the Velvet Olive Lounge for the month of November.

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