Jukebox musical filled with merciless intentions!

“Merciless Intentions”… Canberra Theatre, October 5-8.

There’s arts and there’s “Arts within the Metropolis”, HELEN MUSA’s weekly wrap of all-things-arts across the ACT.

“CRUEL Intentions: The ’90s Musical” sees the cult basic 1999 movie became a jukebox musical jam-packed with music from artists such because the band NSYNC, Christina Aguilera, The Verve Doubt and extra. Canberra Theatre, October 5-8.

Arts editor Helen Musa.

CELEBRATE Gungahlin Competition shall be offered over 4 occasions throughout Gungahlin City Centre, opening on Gungahlin Enclosed Oval, 11am-3pm, October 8, and persevering with till October 22. Extra at celebrategungahlin.com.au

THE Nationwide Gallery celebrates 40 years for the reason that opening of its constructing with a program of artwork and occasions all through October, from a futurist opera by Australian artist Justene Williams on October 14-15 to a brand new figurative bronze sculpture by British artist Tracey Emin within the Sculpture Backyard. 

“WELL Constructed: Simmie & Co” is an exhibition marking the work of pioneering constructing firm Simmie & Co which constructed, amongst different buildings, the Institute of Anatomy (Nationwide Movie and Sound Archive), and the Australian Battle Memorial. Nationwide Capital Exhibition, Regatta Level, October 5-December 15.

“SOUL Buying and selling” is Kate Walder’s eye-opening sci-fi play about our quickly evolving relationship with know-how. Directed by Jena Prince for Canberra Youth Theatre, it’s on the Courtyard Studio, October 5-8.

MUSICA Viva has Israeli mandolinist Avi Avital and Italian cellist Giovanni Sollima presenting 4 centuries of tradition from reverse sides of the ocean, that includes conventional Salento, Bulgarian, Turkish, Sephardic and Macedonian music. Llewellyn Corridor, 7pm, Wednesday, October 5.

“WHO Are You: Australian Portraiture”, the primary exhibition to convey collectively the collections of the Nationwide Gallery of Victoria and the Nationwide Portrait Gallery, options 130 works by Australian artists. Sitters together with Albert Namatjira, Queen Elizabeth II and David Gulpilil. Nationwide Portrait Gallery, October 1-January 29. 

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