Artsday / Grocery store turns into circus area

“Boop” by Statera Circus.

So many arts occasions, so little time… right here’s this week’s “Artsday” column from HELEN MUSA

“BOOP” by Statera Circus, billed as a hilarious 50-minute household present that immerses audiences in bodily theatre, clown and creative acrobatics, sees the on a regular basis grocery store reworked right into a joyous world of trolley races and terrifying stunts. The Q, Queanbeyan, 7.30pm, March 30 and 31.

“I Don’t Go Shearing Now,” a musical salute to shearing and the wool business, will probably be at The Image Home Theatre, 82 Yass Road, Gunning, 2pm and 7pm, April 2.

LATIN performers will characteristic on the Cuban Latin Fiesta, Saint James Church Corridor, 40 Gillies Road, Curtin from 6.30pm, April 1.

THE premiere of “The Factor That’s Lacking” by Canberra playwright Elizabeth Avery Scott will probably be offered by Carry out Australia’s Superior Diploma of Efficiency college students, Mill Theatre, Constructing 3.3, 1 Dairy Street, Fyshwick, March 29-31.

GEOFF’S Poetry At Smiths options poets KA Nelson and Jelena Dinic, Smiths Various, 7pm, April 3.


  • TUGGERANONG Arts Centre’s subsequent exhibitions characteristic Landscapes from alongside the banks of the Murrumbidgee by Mark Dober, cartographic works by Peter McLean and John Pratt and Nicci Haynes’s present, “Incidental TV”, March 31-June 3.
  • “ALL Fours”, drawings and work by Lucy Chetcuti, Canberra Up to date Artwork Area, Manuka, March 31- April 9.
  • FOUR new exhibitions at Belco Arts are opening on March 31: ceramic items by Nichola Leeming; “Staying with the Hassle”, Linda Dening, Kim Mahood, Sally Simpson and Wendy Teakel; works by artists from The Broad Collective; and works by artists from the Lime Flamingo Collective. All run to Could 14.
  • GLASS artist Kirstie Rea’s newest exhibition, “Breath/e” showcases works which have simply returned to Australia from Toyama, Japan, in addition to new items, together with Rea’s signature folded glass work. Suki and Hugh Gallery, Bungendore, till April 30.
  • “LIGHT, Color, Humanity – The Legacy of Alastair Swayn”, curated by Ian Wong from Monash College, Canberra Museum and Gallery, Civic, till Could 28.
  • CRAFT ACT Craft and Design Centre has the next exhibits operating till Could 13: “Homage 2022”, Indigenous artist-in-residence exhibition; “Boundaries 2022”, artist-in-residence exhibition; “ Two-Tone” exhibition by Louis Grant and Madisyn Zabel.
  • “SOMEWHERE right here” by the artist collective, “nowhereprint,” a gaggle of 16 artists from Tasmania, is at Megalo Print, Kingston, April 1-Could 13, with an artist speak at 4pm, April 5.
  • “NURTURING Nature”, woodcuts by Heather Groves (Brenchley). Rusten Home Artwork Centre, Queanbeyan, April 1-Could 27. Opening occasion, April 1, 2pm-4pm.
Joeys Coop, at Smiths.

Concert events

  • LUMINESCENCE Chamber Singers presents “Of The Physique”, that includes the premiere of a brand new track cycle by Dan Walker. ANU Drill Corridor Gallery on March 30 and All Saints Anglican Church, Ainslie on March 31.
  • SYDNEY band Joeys Coop will probably be at Smiths Various, Civic, March 31.
  • CANBERRA Legacy’s Selection Live performance with Keith Potger, Royal Theatre, Nationwide Conference Centre, 2 pm, April 1. 
  • CANBERRA Choral Society and The Nationwide Capital Orchestra will current “The Seasons” by Haydn, Llewellyn Corridor, 3pm, April 1.
  • “Touches of Candy Concord” will probably be given by mezzo-soprano, Christina Wilson and Alan Hicks on piano. Constructed across the phrases of Shakespeare. Wesley Music Centre, Forrest, 3pm, April 2.
  • THE CIT pupil cabaret, “Discovering Your Voice”, Smiths Various, 4pm, April 2.


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