Artsday / Night of Gershwin favourites and jazz classics

George Washingmachine and Simon Tedeschi.

The weekend’s sorted. Right here’s HELEN MUSA’s newest “Artsday” column of what’s on the place and when. 

PIANO virtuoso Simon Tedeschi, who combines his classical profession with a love of jazz, groups up with jazz vocalist and violinist George Washingmachine for a night of Gershwin favourites and basic jazz requirements by Cole Porter, Oscar Peterson, Fat Waller and extra. Wesley Uniting Church, 6pm, Friday, January 27.               

SOUNDOUT 2023, Richard Johnson’s worldwide competition of free improvisation, free jazz and experimental music, is on once more this weekend with 17 hours of music and company from as far afield because the NT and Iraq. Drill Corridor Gallery Kingsley Road Acton, Friday 7-11pm, Saturday 1pm-5pm and 7pm-11.30pm and Sunday, 1-5pm.

THE first “SummerSalt” present for 2023, with Alex the Astronaut, The Rubens, Metropolis and Color, Ben Harper and Angus and Julia Stone. Stage 88, Commonwealth Park, Saturday, January 27. Gates open 4pm.

ACT Hub, Kingston,is staging its inaugural “Glass on The Grass”, a free occasion with reside music from Georgia and Danny on the lawns of ACT Hub, 5pm, Sunday, January 29. Drinks and snacks obtainable, or convey a picnic.

FLAZEDA Hub, residence of burlesque, drag, stomach dance, cabaret, circus and comedy, is working an open day which incorporates stalls, drinks and meals and free lessons in twerk/floorwork, samba – stretch & flex, newbie burlesque, feather and veil followers, clowning, handstands and motion. Unit 4/68 Emu Financial institution, Belconnen, 11am-5pm, Saturday, January 28.

ARTISTS Marijke Gilchrist and Sue Prepare dinner create artworks reflecting the ocean, bushes and marks of the earth utilizing molten beeswax and pigments. “Wax and Fireplace”, Yarralumla Gallery and Oaks Brasserie, till February 22.

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