Artsday / Phrases, music, sounds and static

James Joyce.

The humanities beat continues with one other week of occasions and performances.  “Artsday” columnist HELEN MUSA lists them right here. 

“FUNFERAL #3: James Joyce’s Radio Tower of Babel” is a program of phrases, music, sounds, noises, alerts, static and interference impressed by “Finnegans Wake”, staged by Museyroom Productions at King O’Malley’s 131 Metropolis Stroll, Civic, 7.30pm, Wednesday December 7.

WESLEY Music Students current “On the Street to Christmas,” the place Zoë Loxley Stoop on oboe, James Monro on cello, Ronan Apcar on piano and Yona Suon viola play “Sonata for Cello and Piano” in D minor with works by Ross Edwards and Brad Mehldau Wesley Music Centre 12.40pm, December 7.

JAMES Luke and Rachael Thoms seem in a Joni Mitchell-Charles Mingus tribute, inspired by the stay album “Shadows and Mild”, at Smiths Various, Civic, 7pm, Wednesday December 7. 

HANDEL’S “Alcina”, that includes Emma Matthews and Rachelle Durkin with Graham Abbott as conductor, will probably be offered by Nationwide Opera at Llewellyn Corridor, December 8 and 10.

ACT Hub in Kingston is staging a shock run of “The Significance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde. Directed by Jarrad West and billed as “Oscar on the Wilde aspect”, it guarantees banter, love, greed, thriller, twin and mistaken identities, songs, laughter and  lovely folks in outrageous costumes, enjoying  to audiences seated at tables representing the Bunbury Tea Membership (that’s a Wilde joke). December 8-17.