Artsday / Queanbeyan celebrates multiculturalism
The weekend’s beginning to buzz and HELEN MUSA’s “Artsday” column reveals why… there’s loads happening!
QUEANBEYAN Multicultural Competition is at Queanbeyan Park from 10am to 4pm on Sunday with reside performances, from native dance faculties, conventional Colombian, Karen, Chilean and Chinese language lion dancing, together with neighborhood actions, worldwide delicacies and stalls.
THE third annual Nationwide Capital Artwork Prize, with $45,000 in prize cash, is now open to entries throughout three classes, the Open Prize, First Nations Prize for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and the Sustainability Prize. Entries to nationalcapitalartprize.com.au shut on June 30.
HARVEST Day Out will embody a variety of workshops, demonstrations, talks, excursions, market stalls, music and a wide range of meals. Lanyon Homestead, 10am-4pm on Saturday, free entry.
GEOFF’S Poetry at Smiths has Sarah St Vincent Welch and Matt Hetherington studying their poetry. Smith’s Various, Civic, 7pm, on Monday.
- Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cats” is being staged by Canberra Philharmonic, Erindale Theatre, till March 18.
- “I Have No Enemies,” Christopher Samuel Carroll’s play about surveillance, at Ralph Wilson Theatre, Gorman Arts Centre, till March 11. Panel speak on surveillance 3pm, Saturday.
- LOCAL comedy duo, as Sparrow-People have a brand new present, “Good Pair”. Courtyard Studio, till Friday.
- “THE Threshold” is a play by Judith Clingan primarily based on her interviews with Canberra girls on ageing and the top of life. Australian Centre for Christianity & Tradition, Barton, 4pm and 8pm, on Saturday and 11am on Sunday.
Within the galleries
- RUSTEN Home Artwork Centre has two feminist exhibitions as part of the QPRC Ladies’s Competition, “There are battles but to win: Feminist Posters 1979 to Now” and “A Feminist at My Desk”, Claire Younger’s screen-printed tablecloths made to spark conversations over a meal. Collett Road, Queanbeyan, March 4 -April 29.
- CANBERRA Museum and Gallery celebrates the Enlighten Competition with “Dino Days”, the place youngsters aged 6-10 could make their very own dinosaur costume, 1pm-2.30pm on Saturday.
- PHOTOACCESS Griffith has “View2023,” that includes works by Emily April O’Neill, Aidan Gageler, Harry Merriman, Gabriela Renee, Aaron Solar, April Widdup and Chenfei Xiao. Till April 15.
- “MOVED To Print”, works by printmakers, Nicole Henry, Claire Younger, Giancarlo Savaris, Ann Widdup and Pamela Manning. Canberra Modern Artwork Area, Manuka, till March 12.
- NANCY Sever Gallery has Magda Cebokli’s “The essence of a Area”, Metropolis Stroll, Civic, (subsequent to King O’Malley’s), March 5-April 9.
- CATHERINE Woo’s work explores the interrelationship between people and the pure setting, whereas Peter Vandermark’s “Bricolage,” sculpture seems at how life and artwork combine. Beaver Galleries, Deakin till March 18.
- GRAMMY-winning singer, songwriter, producer and best-selling creator Richard Marx brings his “Songwriter” tour to Llewellyn Corridor on Friday.
- THE “Johnny Money & June Carter Present” is at The Q, Queanbeyan on Friday.
- THE Garifuna Collective from Belize will play Afro-Caribbean beats, The Road Theatre on Saturday.
- OMEGA Ensemble will probably be again in Canberra with, amongst different works, “Time is a River” by Yuin composer Brenda Gifford alongside Schubert’s “Dying and the Maiden” and works by Arvo Pärt and Graham Koehne. Ainslie Arts Centre on Saturday.
- Mark Vincent performs songs from The Three Tenors at The B, Queanbeyan, 2pm on Saturday, whereas “Good Morning Vietnam: Quantity 2” will probably be at The B, 2pm, on Sunday.
- CSO Chamber Classics occasion current “ Watercolours,” with Chloe Lankshear, Kirsten Williams and Edward Neeman, Albert Corridor, 2pm, on Sunday.
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