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John Morrison… Canberra Theatre, November 12.

“Arts within the Metropolis” columnist HELEN MUSA seems over the humanities horizon at what exhibits are heading our approach… 

JOHN Morrison’s Swing Metropolis Massive Band live performance spectacular will characteristic 15 musicians and singers enjoying massive band hits of the ’40s whereas showcasing the skills of jazz singers Gregg Arthur and Jackie Cooper. Morrison, James’ massive brother, is recognised as one in every of Australia’s main jazz drummers. Canberra Theatre, November 12.

The 2022 Canberra Brief Movie Pageant is working at Dendy, Smith’s Various and PhotoAccess, November 4-19. Themed screenings embrace classes on “Gender Politics & Sexuality”, “Iranian Nights”, “First Nations’ Tales” and “Fright Night time”. The awards evening is at Dendy on November 19 and a finale at Smith’s on November 20. All particulars at csff.com.au 

THE historic comedy-drama “Dreaming of the Meridian Arc” opens the twenty sixth Japanese Movie Pageant at Palace Electrical, November 16-20.

CANBERRA Symphony Orchestra, in session with Authorities Home, has cancelled the Summer season Promenade deliberate for December 3 due to persistent rainfall and the possible situation of the grounds. 

TASMANIAN artist, author and curator Julie Gough and Australian pianist and composer Andrea Keller have been introduced because the ANU HC Coombs Inventive Arts Fellows for 2022 after three years of restrictions. The Fellowship was established in 1964 and former recipients embrace Sidney Nolan, Arthur Boyd, Don Burrows, Don Banks and Canberra’s Judith Clingan.

CANBERRA Group Chorale and Kompactus Chamber Choir will current “Jubilate Deo” by the modern American composer Dan Forrest, taken from the normal Psalm 100 textual content, “O be joyful within the Lord all ye lands” however set in seven totally different languages. Wesley Uniting Church Forrest, 5pm, Sunday November 6.

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DANISH-born comic, broadcaster and author Sandi Toksvig, might be finest recognized for having taken over from Stephen Fry as host of BBC2’s widespread quiz present “QI”. She’s going to current “Sandi Toksvig Reside!” at Llewellyn Corridor on November 12.

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