Stories of ice addiction & recovery A Tuggeranong Arts Centre project 7 to 30 November 2019
On Thin Ice is a multi-media exhibition produced by social justice journalist/author Ginger Gorman, photographers Hilary Wardhaugh and Martin Ollman, sculptor Tom Buckland and printmaker Jess Higgins, made in collaboration with members of our community recovering from or living with addiction to crystal methamphetamine (ice).
Part of the ‘Piece of Mind’ series 19-29 November 2019, Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm Opening celebration 5:30pm Tuesday 19 November 2019
mixed media exhibition by participants of the Belconnen Community Service Open
Community Services Open Studio Groups are a supportive place to find
inspiration, learn art techniques, experiment with materials and explore individual
creative tracks. Beginners to experienced artists are all welcome.
Thursday 21 November 2019 at 7pm Albert Hall, Yarralumla
of Europe’s leading virtuosos, daring Bavarian-Japanese violinist, Midori
Seiler, makes her Australian debut, performing a concerto double-bill and
leading the Australian Haydn Ensemble in a program of mercurial Mozart and
Long-term concertmaster of
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin and Anima Eterna Brugge, Midori makes her
Australian debut with the AHE as guest director and soloist in this dazzling
season finale of Mozart and Haydn symphonies and concerti.
Known for her rural romance fiction, with this fifth novel, Cross My Heart, Pamela Cook moves into new territory. Not only is the subject matter different, the book is also independently published.
The story explores the
inter-generational consequences of child sexual abuse. Two promises made in
adolescence and young womanhood drive the plot – one to keep a terrible secret
and the other to take on the foster-mothering of her friend’s child should the
16 and 17 November 10am to 4pm 88 Rochford Road Hall (off Wallaroo Road)
Barbara Baikie and Peter Fletcher invite you to be part of the ever-evolving story of their gardens at Terroux. Take time to stroll around the established and new plantings – the newly planted blossom trees in the developing Japanese garden, rose beds, dedicated and memorial gardens.
Local jazz duo Rufus//Sheridan will
launch the hardcopy of their CD Documentation during this year’s spring
soirée at the beautiful rural property of Terroux near Hall. The album has been
described by Smiths Alternative Canberra as an ‘ intimate exploration through
the worlds of traditional and modern jazz, paying homage to the greats while
exploring the harmonic freedom of modern jazz.’
How to acknowledge your past, revive your present & realise your future bad apple press 2019 Andrew Fuller is a Fellow of the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Learning and Educational Development at the University of Melbourne.
Andrew Fuller’s sympathetic invitation
to reflect on our lives and the choices available to us is an absorbing read.
After all we are all interested in our ‘selves’, and rightly so, because how
else can we expect to make the most of the gift of our lives?
The book is divided into age groups – the
stages of life we pass through if we are fortunate – and
we are advised to perhaps first read our own age bracket and then the ones
either side of it – we can see what 500,000 other people have experienced and
how we fit into that wealth of life stories. We can also see what we were doing
in comparison with others at certain times of life.
Llewellyn Hall, ANU, Canberra Thursday 14 November 2109 at 7pm Touring nationally until 19 November 2019
The Skride Piano Quartet is a new classical quartet of four leading
European soloists. Sisters, soloists and regular duo partners, Baiba and Lauma
Skride are joined by two of their favourite chamber music colleagues, Lise
Berthaud and Julian Steckel.