Directed by David Bickerstaff and produced by Phil Grabsky Screening nationally from 21 November 2019 In Canberra at Palace and Dendy between 21 and 23 November – check cinemas for screening times
on the exhibition of the same name in the Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam (also seen
at the National Gallery in Melbourne), this film delve sinto the story of Van
Gogh’s fascination with the art of Japan. With the usual thoroughness of the
Exhibition on Screen products, Van Gogh and Japan features interviews
with a variety of experts and draws on the many letters of Van Gogh in
exploring the subject.
this work David Bickerstaff says : ‘The intensity of his fragile mind as he
struggles with his art is laid bare with every mark he makes. It is the pursuit
of a powerful simplicity that attracted Vincent Van Gogh to the art of Japan
and the Japanese to his story.’
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.
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.’
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.
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
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.
Sunday 27 October 2019 at 2pm The Artists Shed 88 Wollongong Street Fyshwick Entry by donation
Kerry Kennedy contributed many songs
to the Shiny Bums’ 20-year collection of parodies about the Public Service,
politicians and other issues. Kerry sadly died on 10 April this year and the
Shiny Bums will pay tribute to their dear friend by performing their favourites
from his oeuvre.
All are welcome to celebrate the
musical work of Kerry Kennedy at this event.