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Tuggeranong Arts Centre – On Thin Ice

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).

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Belconnen Community Gallery – Making Tracks

Part of the ‘Piece of Mind’ series
19-29 November 2019,
Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm
Opening celebration 5:30pm Tuesday 19 November 2019

A mixed media exhibition by participants of the Belconnen Community Service Open Studio program.

Belconnen 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.

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Australian Haydn Ensemble – Midori & Mozart

Thursday 21 November 2019 at 7pm
Albert Hall, Yarralumla

One 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 Haydn.

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.

Program:

  • Mozart Symphony No. 33 in B flat major K. 319
  • Mozart Violin Concerto No. 2 in D major K. 211
  • Haydn Symphony No. 80 in D minor
  • Haydn Violin Concerto in C major Hob VII:a1

https://www.australianhaydn.com.au/

Shiny Bum Singers – Rampant Bureaucracy

Sunday 17 November 2019 at 2pm
The Artists Shed, 88 Wollongong Street Fyshwick
Tickets $20 including refreshments

This musical is a fictional story about an important time for MP ‘Wally Doodle’ in the leadup to a Federal election.

Shiny Bums Donna O’Brien and Frankie Seymour preview Rampant Bureaucracy

Wally wonders what he could offer older Australians which would help him win.

Sensitive areas are probed including cut backs, politicisation and whistle blowing!

Tickets at Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/rampant-bureaucracy-tickets-74965051487 or at the door if not sold out.

For more information, email annette.selwood@bigpond.com, or
phone 0412 101 543

Information at https://shinybumsingers.com or https://www.facebook.com/groups/103141799725391/

Open Garden weekend at Terroux

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.

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Terroux – Rufus//Sheridan performance and CD launch

Fundraising Spring Soirée
17 November 2019 4pm to 6pm
Information – 
www.terroux.com.au

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.’

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Innovative painting and dancing with Parkinson’s combined classes

Belconnen Arts Centre
Tuesdays 12 and 19 November 2019
From 2.15pm, all welcome

People with Parkinson’s, their family and carers are invited to attend an exciting and innovative ‘come and try’ session on either or both dates, incorporating dance and painting.

John Pratt and Philip Piggin at the first combined painting and dance classes for Parkinsons at Belconnen Arts Centre
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Skride Piano Quartet – Musica Viva

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.

Barbie speaks with Musica Viva’s Christina Cook about the Skride Piano Quartet
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Painting with Parkinson’s – Silver Lining

Exhibition at Belconnen Arts Centre
1 to 24 November 2019

The Painting with Parkinson’s program celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2019 with an exhibition of work by artists Adrian Aylott, Kathy Drake, Ann Gould, Margaret Healey, Charles Jordaan, Katrina Muir, Marilyn Nelson, Ann Nugent, Jan Robbins, Ann Somers, Dennis Thorncraft, Nazli Underwood, Barbara van der Linden and Helen Woodbridge.

Barbie talks to artist and tutor at Painting With Parkinsons, John Pratt

Belconnen Arts Centre is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Information at https://www.belconnenartscentre.com.au/

Image credit: Untitled by Dennis Thorncraft.

World premiere: Flight Memory

The Street Theatre, Canberra
14-17 November 2019

Information and bookings: thestreet.org.au

The so-called ‘black box’ flight recorder is probably Australia’s greatest gift to global aviation safety. Flight Memory, a new song suite at The Street Theatre, tells the story of its inventor, Dr David Warren AO.

Caroline Stacey tells Richard about Flight Memory
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Art in Miniature Canberra -exhibition

Strathnairn Homestead Gallery
Until 10 November 2019

Eighteen artists showing ninety-nine works make this a big exhibition of small works. Some of Canberra’s best known and loved artists have works in this exhibition with subject matter so varied there is sure to be something for every taste.

Barbie speaks with artist Camelia Smith

There are still life studies, flowers and fruit along with tiny detailed landscapes and seascapes. There are boats, birds and other animals, bonsai trees, cityscapes and festival scenes. Armchair travelers will find scenes from around the world.

With the constraint of making an image 10x10cms or no larger than 100 square centimetres, the artists in this exhibition prove that it is possible to do a great deal with very little space.

The artists are: Sharon Buckland, Margaret Bice, Margaret Carr, Lyn Cottingham, Kylie Fogarty, Jocelyn Godber, Eva Henry, Cheryl Hodges, Janet Hicks, Sandra House, Val Johnson, Michaela Laurie, Stuart Marshall, Isla Patterson, Neil Renfree, Camelia Smith, Jan Vincent and Arlene Williams.

Strathnairn is open Thursday to Sunday 10am to 4pm at 80 Stockdill Drive Holt.

Information at http://strathnairn.com.au

Tim Snowdon Still Life

Suki & Hugh, Bungendore
12 October – 17 November 2019

In this exhibition, his first solo in 20 years, Tim will present a body of work which has been almost two years in the making. Offering a range of canvas sizes, a centre piece of the show is the large- scale work ‘Peaches’. The richness and accuracy of colour and the high level of detail are mouth-watering. Draped fabric appears to cascade off the canvas.

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Game Masters at NFSA

National Film and Sound Archive
27 September 2019 to 9 March 2020

Game Masters is an interactive journey through five decades of video game history, offering both a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process behind the world’s most popular characters and franchises, and a chance to play them.

Barbie speaks with Fiona Trigg, Senior Curator from the Australian Centre for the Moving Image
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Isla Patterson – A Palette of Pioneer Places

Hall School Museum and Heritage Centre
6 October to 15 December 2019

Non-indigenous settlement of the Ginninderra district began in the 1820s.  This exhibition features eight early district properties within the parishes of Jeir, Wallaroo and Ginninderra, supplemented by accounts of the heritage of each building.

Barbie speaks wit Isla Patterson and Alistair Crombie, from Hall School Museum and Heritage Centre
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Stavros Papantoniou – Landscape and Memory

Bungendore Fine Art
To 3 October 2019

This exhibition is about remembered landscapes., paintings of the Greek Islands evoking memories of the artist as a young man travelling through Europe back to the landscapes of his origins.

The exhibition includes paintings of buskers in gritty urban landscapes which inspired him when he was an art student living in inner city Sydney. Now Stavros Papantoniou lives in the landscape of the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales. This new terrain has inspired him to create a fresh body of work. These are the new landscapes of his memory.

http://bungendorefineart.com.au/