The Spiegel Tent Canberra Thursday 18 April 2019 at 6.30pm
Nominated for a Helpmann Award, this critically acclaimed show charts the life of French icon, Edith Piaf. Created and performed by Michaela Burger [vocals] and Greg Wain [guitar], Exposing Edith is a stunning mix of authentic French chanson and contemporary sounds.
There are two glorious days in the sound shell and separate evening performances in the Windsong Pavilion on the festival site at Barragga Bay, along with a variety of events including house concerts in Wapengo and Tanja, workshops and performances in Tilba Central Hall and after dark performances in Bermagui Surf Club.
Exhibition Park In Canberra Easter 2019 Thursday 18 to Monday 22 April
The National Folk Festival has had a permanent Canberra home since 1992 and the 2019 iteration brings its faithful audience music, dance and spoken word in the now customary relaxed and joyous atmosphere. Hear from some of the performers below.
Ralph Wilson Theatre Gorman House Arts Centre 12 April 6pm and 13 April 2pm and 6pm
Emerging ACT based dance artists
working across dance, film and theatre have been working in a three-month
intensive mentoring program with local and interstate mentors including Eric
Avery, Kim Beamish, Liz Lea and Caroline Wall.
Tuggeranong Arts Centre until 27 April 2019 Mon to Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm
Hugo Toro was the 2018 recipient of an award for a CIT diploma of Visual Art graduate collection. In Two Worlds he has reworked some of his originals in Photoshop, then printed them to canvas and added a new layer with paint.
Palace Electric Cinema from 17 April to 8 May 2019 and nationally 16 April to 26 May 2019
The 22nd edition of the Spanish Film Festival will be enriched by the Cine Latino Film Festival sidebar, formerly a separate event in November. The program includes 32 films with offerings across genres and Spanish speaking countries.
Belconnen Community Gallery 9-26 April 2019,Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm
Responding to the theme of The Land and the Sky, participants in the term one Bungee after-school and in-school expressive art classes present an exhibition of works in a variety of media such as photography, printmaking, weaving, painting, felting and sculpture.
Under the direction of talented and
ebullient local musician Chrissie Shaw and Parkinsons ACT invites people with
Parkinsons, their carers and supporters to a new singing experience. No singing
or musical experience is necessary to join.
The Song Company In collaboration with Christopher Watson and the Choir of Trinity College, Melbourne – Arvo Pärt: Passio 12- April – 7.30pm St Andrew’s, Brighton 13 April -– 2pm Trinity College Chapel, Parkville, Melbourne Running-time: approximately 75 minutes (no interval)
If you are in Melbourne in the
week leading up to Easter, you have the rare opportunity to enjoy The Song
Company and the Choir of Trinity College.
We attended the full day program on Saturday 23 March (at our own expense) of this wonderful small festival. I use the word ‘small’ In a complimentary way – the festival is just the right size and pace for human beings to enjoy.
What Remains by Michelle Day is an exhibition of two installations that capture fragments of Day’s real and imagined sensory experience of human presence in vacated spaces: what remains of a person when they leave a room.