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I’m like a bird at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre

By 14 May 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE
I'm like a bird at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre

[ 1 May 2012 to 21 May 2012. ]

Gosh, even art exhibitions get trailers now!

christineryan1 has posted this to YouTube with a note:

Michelle Harris is a quiet and extremely talented photographer and illustrator who hates the spotlight, unlike me. Her exhibition “I’m like a bird” was opened by ACT Minister for the Arts, Joy Burch on May 1. Michelle’s first solo exhibition runs [...]

Second National Indigenous Art Triennial at the National Gallery

By 10 May 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE
Second National Indigenous Art Triennial at the National Gallery

[ 11 May 2012 to 22 July 2012. ]

The National Gallery has announced the opening of unDisclosed: 2nd National Indigenous Art Triennial:

unDisclosed features the work of 20 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from regional, remote and urban communities and is curated by Carly Lane, a Kalkadoon woman from North West Queensland with a background in curatorship, anthropology and art.

The artists featured [...]

May at The Phoenix

By 30 April 2012

[ 1 May 2012 to 31 May 2012. ] Tuesday 1st 7:30pm
Mind Games Presents
Andrew and Shannon’s Classic Trivia

Thursday 3rd 9pm
The Skronks
Space Party
Peking Shears

Saturday 5th 9:30pm
Owen Campbell

Monday 7th 8pm
Canberra Musicians Club presents The Bootleg Sessions
Los Chavos
No Hausfrau
State College
Dan Musil

Tuesday 8th 7:30pm
Alison and Joel’s Geeky Trivia

Thursday 10th 9pm
Xav Ier
Tom Woodward
Dylan Hekimian

Saturday 12th 9:30pm
Briscoe
Waterford
Lavers

Monday 14th 8pm
Canberra Times FLY presents The Bootleg Sessions
Cracked Actor
Elisha Bones
Lavers

Tuesday 15th 7:30pm
ARC Cinema [...]

Eugene von Guérard, Nature revealed. New exhibition at the National Gallery

By 27 April 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE
Eugene von Guérard, Nature revealed. New exhibition at the National Gallery

[ 27 April 2012 to 15 July 2012. ]

The National Gallery has lifted the lid on their latest exhibition:

Eugene von Guérard (1811–1901) is arguably Australia’s, and certainly Victoria’s, most important colonial landscape painter. Born in Vienna and trained as a painter in the European art centres of Rome, Naples and Düsseldorf; von Guérard migrated to Australia in 1852.

Von Guérard’s meticulous landscapes are remarkable [...]

Paul Summerfield’s Sky Aquarium at The Front

By 26 April 2012
Paul Summerfield's Sky Aquarium at The Front

[ 2 May 2012 to 21 May 2012. ]

Local artist Paul Summerfield has put out a media release and artists’s statement on his new exhibition “Sky Aquarium” opening at The Front in Lyneham next week.

In this refreshing body of work, Summerfield has used his unique digital painting style to create fantastical landscapes that evoke glimmers of other worlds, past and future.

All are welcome [...]

Phoenix Player’s How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. It turns out there’s an app for that too

By 24 April 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE
Phoenix Player's How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. It turns out there's an app for that too

[ 11 May 2012 to 26 May 2012. ]

Phoenix Players have announced their upcoming production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at the ANU Arts Centre.

There’s also a lengthy info page on the production.

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is one of the funniest and most loved musicals of all time. Based on the book of the [...]

Top 100: 100 songs and 100 stories

By 16 April 2012

[ 10 May 2012 6:00 pm to 27 May 2012 6:00 pm. 10 May 2012 6:00 pm to 27 May 2012 6:00 pm. 10 May 2012 9:00 pm to 27 May 2012 9:00 pm. ] Top 100 – the latest project from Canberra artist Karin Maier, is a collection of songs and stories.

Most songs tell a story, for both the songwriter and the listener. Songs end up forming a soundtrack to events in your life. You know what it’s like – hearing a particular song can trigger a memory, a [...]

EXTREME FILM AND SOUND: STORIES FROM ANTARCTICA

By 29 February 2012
EXTREME FILM AND SOUND: STORIES FROM ANTARCTICA

[ 29 February 2012 to 30 June 2012. ]

FOYER GALLERY, National Film and Sound Archive
McCoy Circuit, Acton
FREE

Blizzards, radio waves, penguins, gramophone records and fi lm makers, this exhibition celebrates 100 years of Australian Antarctic Expeditions and the anniversary of Sir Douglas Mawson’s 1911-1914 Australasian Antarctic Expedition.

The Court of Swing Caractacus

By 8 February 2012

[ 11 May 2012 to 26 May 2012. ] Canberra’s best (in my opinion) Writer/Performer Andrew Hackwill is at it again with his latest offering
“The Court of Swing Caractacus” is currently in rehearsals and will be presented at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre MAY 11 – 26 of this year. Andrew has over the last 4 years written the scripts, composed the music, built the [...]

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