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Jul 10 – Sep 8 all-day Cork Street Gallery-Café
‘Australia Inland’ is an exhibition of straight photography: unmanipulated closeups assembled over 25 years. They reveal a delicacy of detail and a harshness of ground so characteristic of the Australian inland.
Aug 3 – Aug 31 all-day Bungendore Fine Art Gallery
When eight artists came to Bungendore to set up a gallery called Bungendore Fine Art many years ago – they thought for the first exhibition it would be good to have a show with Bungendore as the subject of the paintings. Fourteen years on and they are doing it all again. In ‘A Brush with Bungendore’ seven artists have applied their variety of styles, mediums and focus to the visual attributes of the village and surrounds. Subjects that have caught[...]
Aug 13 – Aug 30 all-day Belconnen Community Gallery
The Belconnen Community Gallery ‘Springboard’ series presents: Gaze: The Useless Object An exhibition of woodwork and furniture by Ping Qin. A series of works that aim to evoke the audience’s interest in finding the beauty of the useless object. 13-30 August with an opening celebration on Wednesday 14 August from 5:30-7:30pm Belconnen Community Gallery, Belconnen Community Centre, Swanson Court, Belconnen Opening Times: Mon – Fri 9am-5:00pm Ping Qin is a Chinese artist who has been studying at the Australian National[...]
Aug 13 – Aug 30 all-day Belconnen Community Gallery
The Belconnen Community Gallery ‘Springboard’ series presents: Gaze: The Useless Object An exhibition of woodwork and furniture by Ping Qin. A series of works that aim to evoke the audience’s interest in finding the beauty of the useless object. 13-30 August with an opening celebration on Wednesday 14 August from 5:30-7:30pm Belconnen Community Gallery, Belconnen Community Centre, Swanson Court, Belconnen Opening Times: Mon – Fri 9am-5:00pm Ping Qin is a Chinese artist who has been studying at the Australian National[...]
Aug 24 – Aug 25 all-day The Abbey
Step right up to Swingin’ Circus Cabaret, a circus variety show set to jazz and swing music played live by a big band. Inspired by the 1920s, this cabaret hosts a talented cast of Canberrans, including acrobats, a unicyclist, jugglers and a fan dancer, all accompanied by Spectrum Big Band. Saturday night will be a classy affair with a Dinner and Show Package available, access to the restaurant and bar, and a Meet the Performers event after the show. Bar[...]
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]
Sep 2 @ 7:30 pm Llewellyn Hall
Exploring composers whose influence made a significant impact upon the world of classical music is the premise behind this extraordinary program of sonatas and trios by Kats-Chernin, Ravel, Britten and Dvorak. Thrill to the virtuosic performances of brilliant Australian violinist Susie Park and cellist Julian Smiles with Artistic Director Kathryn Selby in a moving homage to those whose vision was far ahead of their time. The full program and booking information for season passes and single tickets can be found[...]
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – Sep 13 @ 3:00 pm Belconnen Community Gallery
The Belconnen Community Gallery series presents Disembodied – An exhibition of paintings by Thomas Stevens 3-13 September with an opening celebration on Wednesday 4 September from 5:30-7:30pm Belconnen Community Gallery, Belconnen Community Centre, Swanson Court, Belconnen Opening Times: Mon – Fri 9am-5:00pm Thomas Stevens captures the totality of human expression through merging realism and abstraction. His portraiture and figures are evocative, bringing his everyday subjects to life. Probing the urban Australian environment for new meanings. Posing questions about notions of[...]
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Llewellyn Hall, ANU Schoold of Music
Perhaps the most celebrated string quartet ever to emerge from the USA, the Emerson String Quartet is making its first Australian tour in over 19 years. Founded in 1976 and with only one personnel change in all that time, the ensemble has stacked up more than 30 recordings and countless awards.
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm School of Practical Philosophy Canberra
The School of Practical Philosophy is a not-for-profit, volunteer organization. First of all the primary aim of the School is freedom. The sort of practical freedom which allows a person to simply be themselves, with the confidence that comes from complete self-knowledge. The secondary aim of the School depends on the first aim. With the confidence that comes from self-knowledge, individuals use their talents to uplift the communities in which they live. As a result, their horizons become broader, their[...]
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]
Oct 10 – Oct 13 all-day Escape ARTfest
With Spring comes the creative energy of the annual Escape ARTfest – a homage to all things artistic in the Milton Ulladulla District. Each and every year the festival serves up a wealth of talented artists for the absolute pleasure of its loyal audience. Escape ARTfest is all about participation and festival-goers and creatives have plenty of opportunities to get in on the action. Immerse yourself in our art exhibitions, music, performances and workshops. There’s absolutely no excuse for anyone[...]
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music
Nevermind is an extraordinary ensemble who is rewriting the rule-book on period-instrument concerts with a thoroughly engaging mix of virtuoso expertise and unpretentious charm. Delighting audiences across Europe in prestigious festivals and concert series and making their Australian debut with Musica Viva, Nevermind are dedicated to the universal appeal of good music.
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]
Oct 31 @ 7:30 pm Llewellyn Hall
Selby & Friends’ 2019 season finale revisits the great master with a return to the music of all-Beethoven by popular demand. Sonatas for violin and cello with piano are presented by SSO Concertmaster, Andrew Haveron and rising star cellist, Australian Richard Narroway in a program rich in contrasts and fascination at the workings of a genius. This is a popular event on the music calendar so don’t miss this season finale! Program Ludwig van Beethoven – Sonata for Cello and[...]
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music
A new classical supergroup of four leading European soloists, the Skride Piano Quartet is sweeping through the northern hemisphere like a breath of fresh air – and is now bringing its dazzling energy to Australia. Together these stunning virtuosi play with a palpable sense of joy, mutual respect and endless invention.
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am Ainslie Arts Centre
A new singing group for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, their carers and friends.Singing together has positive health benefits for participants, especially for those with Parkinson’s. As well as being a buzz, singing is good for the lungs, the voice, and building confidence. Have fun singing with others in a friendly and encouraging environment. People who have lost speech can find their singing voice, and if you’ve been told you ‘can’t sing’, come and give it a go and disprove[...]