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Nick Cave at the Library

By 8 September 2009

[ 15 August 2009 9:00 am to 29 November 2009 5:00 pm. ] “A winter day suddenly came your way
And you ran into your mind”

Take a walk through the mind of Nick Cave. The journey is a bit weird, a bit voyeuristic, and still leaves a fair chunk of mystery. On show at the National Library is an enormous collection of ephemera from a creative life.

From photos of [...]

Philo’s West Side Story Playing at the Erindale Theatre

By 27 August 2009
Philo's West Side Story Playing at the Erindale Theatre

[ 27 August 2009 to 12 September 2009. ]

The brain dead oxygen thieves who constantly bemoan the decline of manners and the failings of today’s youth should take note of the following years from our current contemporary culture.

The first is 1597, when Romeo and Juliet was first published. Fatal gang warfare punctuated by a double suicide.

Inspired by that work was the 1957 musical [...]

McCubbin’s Last Impressions at the National Gallery

By 13 August 2009
McCubbin's Last Impressions at the National Gallery

[ 14 August 2009 to 1 November 2009. ]

While we wait for the European masters at the end of the year the National Gallery is offering us Australia’s greatest impressionist, Frederick McCubbin, and his work between 1907 and 1917.

From the blurb:

Discover McCubbin’s free and expressive style, and the varying effects of light conveyed through striking colour in landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes, portraits and interiors.

Not [...]

Philo presents “West Side Story”

By 20 July 2009

[ 27 August 2009; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 28 August 2009; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 29 August 2009; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 2 September 2009; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 3 September 2009; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 4 September 2009; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 5 September 2009; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 9 September 2009; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 10 September 2009; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 11 September 2009; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. 12 September 2009; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Philo Proudly Presents - WEST SIDE STORY

A classic Romeo and Juliet story set to well loved musical and dance numbers such as ‘I feel Pretty’, ‘Somewhere’ and ‘America’.

Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Philo’s production of West Side Story boasts an exciting and well known line-up of talented Canberrans’.

Tim Dal Cortivo………………………….Tony
Robyn Collins…………………………….Maria
Janie Lawson……………………………Anita
Daniel Wells……………………………..Riff
Jordan Kelly……………………………..Bernardo
Joey Cormick……………………………Chino
Phil Perman………………………………Doc
Tim Stiles………………………………..Shrank
Michael [...]

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