[ 18 March, 2011; 5:30 pm; 19 March, 2011; 3:00 pm; ] For all of you interested in soulful and innovative musical stylings, The Street Theatre will be presenting two free performances this afternoon (Friday 18th) from 5:30pm and tomorrow afternoon (Saturday 19th) from 3pm, supported by the Canberra Festival and You Are Here. Bookings for both events are essential and can be made over the phone [...]
[ 27 July, 2010 8:00 pm to 28 July, 2010 8:00 pm. ]
I you like drumming, drumming circles, and all things drums (or just like to have a dance), maybe check out MANDINKA SOUND, a touring show coming to the Street Theatre on July 27 and 28.
On a national tour through regional and metropolitan centres in Queensland, Western Australia, New South Wales and the Northen [...]
[ 22 June, 2010 5:00 pm to 3 July, 2010 9:00 pm. 22 June, 2010 5:00 pm to 3 July, 2010 9:00 pm. ]
Friday may have been cold outside, but in Street Two there was warmth to spare with the opening of William Zappa’s Winter’s Discontent. As You Like It café poured out glasses of French wine served with delicious duck and camembert canapés inspired by Zappa’s muse, Les Miserables’ rascally innkeeper Thenardier (though the food was much [...]
[ 21 May, 2010; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] hellosQuare recordings in conjunction with the Street Theatre present Alister Spence, Mandala Trap and Ambrose Chapel.
Friday May 21, 8pm @ The Street Theatre
Acclaimed jazz pianist Alister Spence performs a rare solo set accompanied by the Super16mm film projections of Louise Curham, coming off a series of shows with Laughing Clowns and the release of his [...]
[ 6 May, 2010 8:00 pm to 15 May, 2010 10:00 pm. ]
THE SMALL POPPIES DON’T CARE
(the end of the world is nigh)
“If Stephen Fry and Trey Parker had a love child, it would be the Small Poppies.”
With climate change a hot topic and war a favourite human pastime, Melbourne comedy trio [but Canberra derived] The Small Poppies invite you on a rollercoaster ride of apocalyptic [...]
[ 29 April, 2010 7:30 pm to 2 May, 2010 6:30 pm. ]
The Street Theatre will launch the 2010 Made in Canberra season with Love Cupboard, a new full length work written by emerging Canberra playwright Emma Gibson. Part whimsical fantasy, part comedy and part drama and all love story, Love Cupboard explores the darkness and light we all hold within, and the conditions and abuses perpetrated [...]
[ 12 April, 2010 to 30 April, 2010. ] There are stacks of things happening Streetside this April, with music (opera! world! Russian folk!), comedy, new work, and solo performance to whet the artsy appetite.
Right now, we have legendary Aussie actor Max Cullen channelling ‘the poet of the people’, Henry Lawson, in his solo work FACES IN THE STREET (on Tuesdays – Saturdays til [...]
The Street presents in association with The ANU Exchange
WHEN: Thursday March 11, 6PM
WHERE: The Street Theatre, outside under the trees (or in the theatre if it’s wet weather)
DJAN DJAN are Mamadou Diabate (kora, Mali), Bobby Singh (tabla, India) and Jeff Lang (guitar, Australia).
Three virtuosic instrumentalists stretching their skills into sublime areas of new musicality.
[ 11 February, 2010 8:00 pm to 20 February, 2010 8:00 pm. ] [First Filed Feb 2, 2010]
Working at the Street there are a lot of exciting things going on but this one is SUPER DUPER exciting: the return of Finucane & Smith’s The Burlesque Hour with a new show, appropriately (though perhaps not very inventingly) titled SHE’S BACK!
It’s a new show with some old favourite acts (like [...]
Call for Proposals
From July – December 2010 The Street Theatre will present two curated seasons of work created by independent artists. Proposals are for the presentation of projects that can be single or multi-artform but must be primarily live performance-based works.
The Street Theatre are encouraging all artists and ensembles to act now and grab this [...]
This week’s Exile on Childers Street:
Free concert with free BBQ supplied by Baulderstone Honribrook
Thursday, Dec 3, 5pm-7pm @ Latin American Park
(bounded by Marcus Clarke, Rudd & Childers Streets)
Clankenstein’s music is zippy Balkan honkytonk featuring the mighty cimbalom – the bastard offspring of xylophone and piano. Romanian instrumentals in the style of the Gypsy ghetto, with [...]
[ 25 November, 2009; 5:00 pm; ] A FREE EVENT featuring MAMADOU DIABATE
”…sparkling technique… compelling rhythmic groove… flair for making this ancient instrument sound as though it was invented yesterday… – ROOTSWORLD
Mamadou Diabate was born in 1975 in Kita, a Malian city long known as a center for the arts and culture of the Manding people of West Africa. Mamadou comes from a family of [...]