Palace Electric Canberra 24 October to 13 November 2018
We were guests of Palace Electric and the British Film Festival this week for a media preview of My Generation. I love this film and want our kids to see it to better understand the social revolution that was the backdrop to our youth.
Directed by David Batty, My Generation is narrated and told from the point of view of the wonderful Michael Caine, wonderfully being himself.
An exhibition of collage works at Tuggeranong Arts Centre foyer gallery until 27 October
These quirky surreal works combine unexpected objects to make a
new view of something ‘ordinary’.
says, “When somebody tells me how much
they adore fishing, or how much they love their dog, or their house, I
wonder how much of themselves this love has occupied. The works suggest
that we become what we love or what we love becomes us.
An exhibition of papercut pictures and woven baskets Tuggeranong Arts Centre Gallery Until 27 October
Christine Scott comments on order and
chaos, growth and decay in this collection of intricate papercut works and with
her baskets woven from a variety of fibres including recycled tea bags. Scott
ably demonstrates the tension between visual beauty and ugly messages.
Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm, Saturday
Published in Macmillan by Pan Macmillan Australia PL, 2017
From page one Meredith Jaffé lets us
know what this book delves into – paedophilia and the destruction it wreaks on
families. While there is no mystery therefore about the crime at the core of the
novel, it is nevertheless a page turner.
We are focused throughout on the inner workings of the main character after whom the book is named – Christina. There is a gradual unfolding of the story and the relationships between its people – Christina and her daughter Bianca, Christina and her mother Rosa, Christina and her partner Jackson (the perpetrator), Christina and her friends and so on.
The Diggers’ Requiem is a major new Australian work and a concert not to be missed. The Australian Premiere is a significant event to commemorate the end of World War One, 100 years on.
Requiem was jointly commissioned by the Australian War Memorial (AWM) and the
Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA), produced and directed by Christopher
Latham and will be performed at Llewellyn Hall by a large orchestra and choir.
The concert will be recorded for CD release as well as being broadcast by ABC
an astonishing piece of musical teamwork, The Requiem has been composed by
seven contemporary Australian composers working with Chris on existing and new
pieces. Composers Nigel Westlake, Elena Kats-Chernin, Richard Mills, Graeme Koehne,
Ross Edwards, Andrew Schultz and Chris have all written movements.’