Meet the Artist behind some of Guelph’s iconic statues

Guelph Fourth Friday statue Does that sculpture above look familiar? Do you feel like you’ve seen some others like it? If so, then that bell is ringing for the right reason. This particular sculpture stands right outside of city hall. Here’s your chance to find out who created it and what his inspiration was for sculpting it.

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Lethal Weapon, dreams, and printmaking: Novembers events

10 Carden Fourth Friday's Guelph event

Photo Credit: Randy Sutherland

@ Guelph Arts Council (147 Wyndham Street North, 4th Floor): Join us for Richard Donner’s 1998 film, Lethal Weapon 4. Admission is free — feel free to bring snacks and beverages. We will start the movie at 7:30pm sharp so don’t be late. See you there!

@ Whitestone Gallery (80 Norfolk St)“Why Not Dream?” new paintings by Tom Dietrich ( His work explores the dreamscape-landscape with paintings that alternate between harmonious bubbles of coloured light to impassioned impasto frolics. The show runs until November 29.

Crafts 4 U Guelph@ Crafts 4 U (14 Edinburgh Rd S): 5-8pm: Come in to our store and enjoy a whimsical wire art lesson! You will learn how to make a wire bookmark, bubble wand or Christmas ornament. (Contact info: 519-822-5191)

@ Wyndham Art Supplies – Guelph School of Art (125 Wyndham St. N): 6-9pm: Printmaking Demos! See the workings of a baby letterpress with Pam Lobb and how to make lithographic prints with Lydia Nieuwenkamp.

@ Musagetes in Boarding House Arts (6 Dublin Street South): 7 pmMusagetes and Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area (CAFKA) are pleased to announce that Postcommodity will be speaking as part of the Big Ideas in Art & Culture Lecture Series. Postcommodity is an interdisciplinary arts collective comprised of Raven Chacon, Cristóbal Martínez,Kade L. Twist, and Nathan Young. Please join us for a bite of cheese and olives starting at 6:30 PM. The lecture is accessible by wheelchair and admission is free.

@ 10 Carden (10 Carden Street): 7-10pm: Come see the wonderful works of Clive Lewis. A beautiful collection of detailed prints.

@ Guelph Civic Museum (52 Norfolk Street): 5-9 pm: Holiday Season Opener & Special performance by Guelph Youth Dance Company and the Concorde String Ensemble. Performances will be taking place at 7:00, 7:45 and 8:00 pm. Opening of special holiday exhibition “Deck the Halls – A Victorian Christmas”. Free admission.

A Victorian Christmas painting

@ Red Brick Cafe (8 Douglas Street): 8 pm: Tear Away Tusa will be playing at our 8 Douglas street location at 8pm. Free show!

@ Living Yoga & Health (105 Wyndham Street N): 5:30-6:30 pm: Students of all levels are welcome to join in this drop-in yoga class. Focus is on breathing and moving with awareness through specific warm-ups to open the body in preparation for the yoga poses being taught. Benefits of poses and modifications for different abilities will be offered.

This class reflects the yoga teaching on self-less service, and is often referred to as Karma Yoga. Teachers give freely of their time, and all funds raised through the “pay-what-you-can” donations ($5-$10 recommended) are given to support charitable needs within our community. Taught by various teachers.

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