Sideshow and Cumberland Gallery Team Up for ‘Surreal Estate’

surreal estate 2Sideshow @ Actors Bridge – fresh from producing the highly acclaimed third annual Sideshow Fringe Festival – is back this Thursday with an exciting new collaboration with Cumberland Gallery that is certain to spark Halloween spirit! Surreal Estate is a special Artober celebration that pairs original, site-specific, live performance by Sideshow members with the stunning visual art of Cumberland Gallery’s “Unique Visions” exhibit that runs through Nov. 23.

For one night only audiences will have the opportunity to take embark on a guided tour through the beautiful and the bizarre as live action scenes weave together a tale that brings the gallery’s collection to life that in a truly unique open house. The Surreal Estate tour is written and directed by Sideshow member Matthew Marcum. There are opportunities to see this event at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m on Thursday. The Cumberland Gallery is located at 4107 Hillsboro Circle; admission to the Sideshow-Cumberland Gallery collaboration is free.

Artober is a city-wide celebration of the arts featuring events in nearly every neighborhood across the city. Learn more and view the calendar of events.


*Photo of Marcus Kenney’s ‘Double Vision’ (2010), mixed-media on canvas, on view in the ‘Unique Visions‘ courtesy Cumberland Gallery and Sideshow at Actors Bridge.

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