Why trouble, wonders Kim Williams

Rod Wallace… “Godfather” of the Nationwide Movie and Sound Archive.

Arts editor HELEN MUSA wraps up arts information from across the city. It’s “Arts within the Metropolis”.

FRIENDS of the NFSA have established the Rod Wallace Memorial lecture sequence to commemorate the achievements of the late Roderick Wallace, usually described as “the godfather” of the Nationwide Movie and Sound Archive. 

The speaker shall be Kim Williams, former chief government at Information Company Australia, Foxtel, Fox Studios Australia, the Australian Movie Fee, Southern Star Leisure and Musica Viva and his matter is “Why trouble? Reflections on the obligation of care to Australians’ creativity”. NFSA Arc Cinema, Acton, 6.30 pm, November 17

Composer Leah Curtis… new work at Llewellyn Corridor, November 23-24. Picture: Aimee Westcott

“INFINITE Potentialities”, a brand new fee from one in every of Canberra’s brightest and greatest, Canberra-bred composer Leah Curtis, shall be carried out by the Canberra Symphony Orchestra below the baton of Jessica Cottis at Llewellyn Corridor, November 23-24. As effectively, Australian-Ukrainian violinist Markiyan Melnychenko performs Sibelius’ D minor violin concerto and this system closes with Stravinsky’s 1947 “Petrushka”.

MEANWHILE, preparations are afoot for the CSO 2022 Fundraising Gala “All That Glitters”, additionally carried out by Cottis, which incorporates works by Debussy, Borodin, Piazzolla, Paul Dukas, Samuel Scheidt and an excerpt from Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade,” Gandel Corridor, NGA, 6pm, Friday, November 25.

TUGGERANONG Arts Centre, just like the CSO, has used the revised model of Shakespeare’s “All that glisters isn’t gold” in titling its exhibition “All That Glitters”, displaying works by native artists Helen Braund, Tiffany Cole, Romany Fairall, Michele Grimston and Emma Rani Hodges. The present runs alongside “Swoon! We’re Dizzy with JOY!” by Palms On Studio, each till December 17.

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“THE Age of the Pinedemic – the Musical” is an authentic musical devised by members of Tuggeranong Arts Centre’s Youngsters’s Musical Program along with Tim and Nathalie Bevitt, the fourth musical created by this staff. On the centre, on Friday, November 18-19. 

Comic Billy Connolly… art work at Hyatt Canberra, November 19-20.

“BORN on a Wet Day,” an exhibition of the artworks, authentic drawings, restricted version prints and sculptures by comic Billy Connolly, shall be on present at Hyatt Canberra, 10am to 5pm, November 19 and 20. “Drawing has given me a brand new lease of life,” Sir Billy has stated. 

BAZ Luhrmann’s biopic “Elvis” will display on the Nationwide Movie & Sound Archive on Friday, November 18. Tickets embody entry to the NFSA’s newly-refreshed “Australians & Hollywood exhibition”, a chat from an NFSA curator in regards to the “Elvis” gadgets on show and a efficiency from rock’n’curler Jerikye Williams earlier than the movie.

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Ian Meikle, editor