First Friday, November 4th

Curved Light Exhibition by Susan Perry and A Time for Giving Members Exhibition Opening 6 – 9 PM at the Lawrence House

“Carved Light: A Rural Perspective” is a lino print exhibition by Susan Perry, two and half years in the making. Using on-the-spot drawings as reference, Susan carved the lino blocks and hand printed the images on Japanese rice paper. “A Time for Giving” exhibition features work by the talented members of the Centre in a variety of media. Exhibition openings 6 – 9 PM with the artists present. The exhibitions continue through Friday, November 25th. The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts 127 Christina St. S. 519-337-0507 https://lawrencehouse.ca/ https://shop.lawrencehouse.ca/ Open Monday – Friday 11 AM – 4 PM, until 9

Elemental Arts Collective, Featuring Josh Douwes at the Downtown Market 6 – 9 PM

Elemental Arts Collective is featuring Tattoo Artist Josh Douwes with a collection of original paintings and prints available for purchase. Josh will be live painting and will have his books open for appointments. Live music TBA Other artisans include local tattoo artist, Kiara Tonolo; Conjouring Copper with handmade crystal jewellery from London, ON., Visual artists, Rob & Aibhne, MaryAnn – vibrational healer; Forest Witchery, Breece & Taryn Elizabeth. Visit our Instagram page for updates & details about each artisan: https://www.instagram.com/elemental.arts.collective/ Thank you, we are excited to see you all again~ Downtown Market 140 Christina St. N.

Documentary Filmmaking Workshop at 9 AM at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Caitlin Durlak will lead a workshop on the art and craft of documentary filmmaking that will introduce participants to various approaches to portraying and working with real-life stories and subjects. Free to attend! Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScglYiHkVi61B-jQoKq3HduMsFdcTa8e-WxyN7uyza_az30ZQ/viewform

Directing & Acting Workshop 9 AM at the Sarnia Library Theatre

A free and interactive workshop on directing and acting that simulates an on-set environment led by acclaimed filmmaker/actors Joey Klein & Star Slade. Friday November 4th @ 9:00am Sarnia Public Library Presented by the DGC Ontario Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScglYiHkVi61B-jQoKq3HduMsFdcTa8e-WxyN7uyza_az30ZQ/viewform

Riceboy Sleeps 8:30 PM at the Imperial Theatre

Join us for RICEBOY SLEEPS, this year’s winner of TIFF’s Platform competition and the Best Canadian Feature award at VIFF! Set in the 90s, a Korean single mother raises her young son in the suburbs of Canada determined to provide a better life for him than the one she left behind. Friday November 4th 8:30PM @ Imperial Theatre Tickets: https://www.swiff.ca/swiff8-film-listing-riceboy-sleeps

Special Godard Tribute Screening: BREATHLESS 3:30 PM at the Imperial Theatre

Join us as we pay tribute to Jean-Luc Godard (1930-2022) with a special screening of BREATHLESS, his feature debut that changed movies forever Friday November 4th | 3:30PM | Imperial Theatre Tickets: https://www.swiff.ca/swiff8-film-listing-breathless “There are precious few titles in the history of cinema that can truly be called ‘revolutionary,’ and Godard’s Breathless is one of those few.” – Martin Scorsese

I Like Movies with Live Q&A! 6 PM at the Imperial Theatre

A funny and touching look at a film-obsessed teenager pursuing his dreams and testing personal connections set in a Blockbuster-like video store in early-2000s suburban Ontario. Featuring an in-person introduction and Q&A with writer-director Chandler Levack! Friday November 4th 6:00pm @ Imperial Theatre Tickets: https://www.swiff.ca/swiff8-film-listing-i-like-movies

Re View Exhibition Opening until 9 PM

Re View is a series of exhibitions which act as an extended celebration of the 10 year anniversary of the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery. The first exhibit in the series pulls visitors into the past to trace the building’s history and offers an opportunity to celebrate the artist that built the block, J.S. Thom. Original Thom photographs are brought together with artifacts of the era to reconstruct the feeling of his historic photography studio. The first of many audio tours, scripted and voiced by gallery volunteers, will also be released to accompany the painting In Celebration of the