” Canberra Dance Theatre recreate a portrait in “Out of the Body.” Picture: Andrew Sikorski.

Because the weekend approaches, HELEN MUSA’s received every thing within the arts sorted along with her weekend “Artsday” information.

IN “Out of the Body,” Canberra Dance Theatre will reply to the exhibition “Who Are You: Australian portraiture”, by means of up to date ballet, Hilal and Ok-Pop by replicating framed portraits in dance. Nationwide Portrait Gallery, 2pm, Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23. Free.

THE Wharf Revue’s “In search of Albanese” is again at The Playhouse from October 24 (in preview) to November 5.

THE  last multilingual poetry open-mic for 2022 will characteristic  Parastoo Seif, not too long ago arrived from Iran. Smith’s Various, Civic, 7pm, Monday,  October 24.

“Someplace in between worlds I’m driving my horse and driving my truck,” (element), by Jacquie Meng (2022). Picture: David Paterson


  • TWENTY-SIX of ANCA’s (Australian Nationwide Capital Artists) resident artists will take part within the annual tenants’ exhibition opening at 1 Rosevear St, Dickson 11am-6pm, Saturday, October 22. The event additionally celebrates the thirtieth yr for the reason that Dickson studios and gallery opened and the launch of the brand new Buddies of ANCA.
  • “STILL in my thoughts: Gurindji location, expertise and visuality” is a collaborative exhibition photo-media, immersive audio-video set up, work, works on paper, discovered objects and in depth archival materials curated by Brenda L Croft to current the Wave Hill Stroll-Off by means of Gurindji eyes. ANU Drill Corridor Gallery, Acton, Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm, October 21 to December 18.
  • M16 Artspace has the next new exhibitions: “The Nook of My Eye,” by Mark Van Veen and David Hempenstall; “Testamur 4” by Canberra Artwork Workshop; “muse & mirror” by Erik Krebs-Schade and in Chutespace, “Mannequin: Tesseract [Component 4]” by the late Nigel Lendon. At 21 Blaxland Crescent, Griffith, Wednesday to Sunday, noon-5pm, October 21-November 6.
  • “CONVERSATIONS” is an exhibition of recent work by artist Tim Snowdon, who now works from his dwelling studio in Bungendore. Drinks 3pm on Saturday, September 22, free, all welcome, then the exhibition will run within the Suki & Hugh Gallery, 38A Gibraltar Avenue, Bungendore, till November 27.
Blamey Avenue Huge Band.

Live shows

  • THE Blamey Avenue Huge Band’s subsequent live performance is a present that includes large band preparations of tunes related to James Bond motion pictures. Harmonie German Membership, Narrabundah, 7.30pm on Friday, October 21.
  • US singer-songwriter George Mann is again on the Artists Shed after a few years performing songs from the final century from the labour and social justice actions, together with his personal songs. At 3/88 Wollongong Avenue, Fyshwick, 7.30 pm, Saturday, October 22.
  • SOUNDOUT Sequence #1 will current free improvisation and experimental music-making at Outdated Antic Hair store, 8-10 Petrie Plaza, Civic from 7pm, Saturday, October 22.
  • ANU Choral Society (SCUNA) performs “This Shining Night time”, All Saints, Ainslie, 7pm Saturday, October 22.
  • PIANIST-composer Quentin Angus is again in Australia selling his new album, ”The State of Issues,” and along with his quintet will carry out jazz requirements and originals at The Avenue Theatre, 7.30pm Saturday, October 22.
  • IN “Dan Tepfer (USA): Pure Machines,” French-American jazz pianist and composer Tepfer exhibits his pioneering talent in a singular live performance the place he applications a Yamaha Disklavier to reply in actual time to the music he improvises on the piano. The Avenue Theatre, 4pm, Sunday, October 23.
  • CANBERRA Strings current Mendelssohn’s “Octet,” written as a present for his music instructor when the composer was simply 16. Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest, 3pm, Sunday, October 23.
  • COLOURFUL and unique items of music – string quartets, piano trios, choral works and extra – written by over a dozen pupil composers at ANU Faculty of Music might be held within the Larry Sitsky Recital Room at 7pm on Monday, October 24. Free.


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