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Free spirit exhibition opening

By 11 July 2015
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[ 18 July 2015 at 2:30 pm; ]

Antoinette Karsten’s Free Spirit exhibition will officially open on Saturday 18 July at Tuggeranong Arts Centre.

Free Spirit is a mixed media celebration of life joys through the eyes of Lulu – the main character in this collection.

Lulu is a whimsical little figure dedicated to making the world a happier place.

She can be lighthearted and soulful, [...]

Free workshops at Tuggeranong Arts Centre

Bringing the Streets to Tuggeranong A5 flyer

[ 16 May 2015 at 1:00 pm; 23 May 2015 at 1:00 pm; 30 May 2015 at 1:00 pm; 6 June 2015 at 1:00 pm; 13 June 2015 at 1:00 pm; 20 June 2015 at 1:00 pm; 27 June 2015 at 1:00 pm; ]

For the first time in its 15-year history, Tuggeranong Arts Centre’s Messengers program is offering free Saturday workshops for young people (aged 13 to 18).

From Tuggeranong Arts Centre’s media release:

Artists Houl, Smalls, Polly and Sayan & Libby team up to present Bringing the Streets to Tuggeranong Arts Centre on Saturday afternoons in May and June.

The [...]

Strong Women: Circus Sisters exhibition at Tuggeranong Arts Centre

By 4 December 2013

[ 5 December 2013 to 17 December 2013. ]

Warehouse Circus continue to be one of my favourite organisations ever. They do excellent work and continue to not just pump out fantastic circus performers, but straight up help people in all sorts of wonderful circussy ways.

This exhibition chronicles their work with a group of 11 young women with disability, and sounds rather cool.

It’s only [...]

Trouble at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre

By 29 October 2013

The Liberals’s Brendan Smyth and Nicole Lawder are asking what’s going on the the Lower Louvre (aks the Tuggeranong Arts Centre):
Tuggeranong Community Arts is facing a crisis as the Association which runs the centre prepares for an emergency meeting requested by members, where the Board of Management could face the sack, Shadow Minister for Arts [...]

Belco and Tuggers arts centres looking for CEOs

By 21 February 2013

Joy Burch’s office says it’s just coincidence, but ArtsACT is looking for CEOS for the Tuggeranong Arts Centre and the Belconnen Arts Centre.
Who wants to be a CEO?


By 7 August 2012

[ 14 August 2012 to 25 August 2012. ]

This just in:

Canberra theatre director Kerrie Roberts is bringing one of Terry Pratchett’s finest creations, Wyrd Sisters, to the Tuggeranong Arts Centre (TAC) stage for a two-week season from Tuesday 14 August.

Wyrd Sisters, adapted by playwright Stephen Briggs, “twists Macbeth, with the witches as the good guys,” says Roberts.

Our witches, the clever spinster, the earthy [...]

Dr Sketchy’s Sins Again

By 28 June 2012

[ 6 July 2012 at 6:30 pm; ]

Whilst often perceived to be a conservative City, those who live here would agree that there is an underbelly that is well and truly alive and well. An underbelly that embraces the creative, the artistic, the bold. Dr Sketchy’s Canberra will be embracing and supporting all types of artistic movements. Come along [...]

Tuggeranong Arts Centre gets a budget boost

By 28 May 2012

The particularly odious game of budget pre-announcements is underway. Today we hear from Joy Burch that electoral battleground of Tuggeranong is going to see $2 million for making the arts centre less ghastly.
Ms Burch said the funding will see the internal building layout re-designed to provide a new gallery, a new multi-purpose space, a new [...]

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 [...]

Get Buck’d Off!

By 20 February 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

[ 1 March 2012 to 20 March 2012. ]

Bucking broncos and daring cowboys are set to steal the show at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre this March.

Buck’d Off is local photographer Grace Costa’s first solo photography exhibition and showcases a collection of 16 adrenalin filled images taken at rodeos around Canberra, Queanbeyan, Yass and Bungendore.

From bucking broncos and charging bulls, Ms Costa’s carefully selected [...]

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 [...]

Figments and Fragments Tuggeranong Arts Centre Nov 25 and 26 $10

By 24 November 2011

Featuring Cy Fahey & Frederich Jones with support Kale Bogdanovs and Jay Sullivan
In preparation for the 2012 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the boys are holding their uniquely comical previews at the TAC. Cy who presents quality stand-up with a fresh perspective talks of modern life as a young indigenous male in the [...]

Jay Sullivan’s European Vacation at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre

By 23 November 2011

[ 2 December 2011 to 3 December 2011. ]

Facebook informed me of this and it seemed too good not to share:

My new solo show. 2 NIGHTS ONLY! Tuggeranong Arts Centre. Check out the poster. 2nde and 3rd.

Kale Bogdanovs and other special guests will help me paint a picture of Europe.

I’m starting to get excited…

Comedian Michael Connell – TONIGHT, 8pm @ Tuggeranong Arts Centre

By 8 December 2010

[ 8 December 2010 at 7:30 pm; ] A very funny man will be on stage some some very funny thing tonight at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre Comedy Club @ The Space. (139 Reed Street, Greenway).

This is the last TAC comedy night of the year and should be a huge night. Supporting the hilarious (and clean – so bring your mum) Michael Connell [...]

Stopera in Spring

By 2 September 2010

[ 12 September 2010 at 2:00 pm; ] A musical bouquet of Spring delights performed by artists from Stopera, the ACT’s award-winning opera company.

The program features beautiful music celebrating the joys of nature and romance in Spring, with songs by Schubert, Vaughan Williams and Grieg, and the violin classics Spring from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Beethoven’s Spring Sonata.

There’s also some Spring-themed songs from [...]

ANU Lunchbox Concert

By 2 September 2010

[ 16 September 2010 at 12:30 pm; ] This Concert Series is a new initiative from the Tuggeranong Arts Centre providing the Tuggeranong community with easy listening at lunch time.

Senior students from the ANU School of Music will present a varied program of Early, Romantic and Modern classical repertoire.

Each concert is 45 minutes long to fit your lunch hour – bring [...]

The Pleasure Society Cabaret – Simone Penkethman and Chanel Cole

By 1 September 2010

[ 17 September 2010 at 8:00 pm; 18 September 2010 at 8:00 pm; ]

The following came across my desk and is worth a look:

The Pleasure Society Cabaret
Simone Penkethman and Chanel Cole
With Adam Cook and Paul Christiansen
Directed by Robin Davidson
17 and 18 September at 8:00pm
Tickets $25/$20 Bookings 62931443
Bar and Pleasure Gallery with outdoor smoking area open from 7pm
Tuggeranong Arts Centre
Cowlishaw Street, Tuggeranong
Canberra, Australia

…a pleasure shared is a pleasure [...]


By 25 August 2010

[ 7 September 2010; ] ‘Ladies Night’ is coming to the Tuggeranong Arts Centre (TAC) comedy club with a bevvy of babes gracing the stage on Tuesday, September 7.

Last month, Smart Casual brought their quirky musical sibling-rivalry the TAC theatre and now Geraldine Hickey – a RAW Comedy national runner-up and Melbourne International Comedy Festival favourite – is set to [...]

Police Wrap – 18 August 2010

By 18 August 2010

1. One Thuggie Nabbed:
ACT Policing has charged a 17-year-old south Canberra youth with multiple offences after he was arrested near a residence in Kambah yesterday morning (Tuesday, August 17).
Police will allege that over a number of months the youth has been involved in a range of criminal incidents in the Tuggeranong Valley in which [...]

Smart Casual to play Tuggeranong Arts Centre

By 29 July 2010

[ 3 August 2010; ] Triple j favourites ‘Smart Casual’ to play EXCLUSIVELY at
Tuggeranong Arts Centre Comedy Club

After people queued out the door to for the State of Origin special in July, Tuggeranong Arts Centre Comedy Club’s August show is set to be even bigger with popular Melbourne duo ‘Smart Casual’ playing its exclusive Canberra show.

The TAC has stamped [...]

Tuggeranong Arts Centre Comedy Club – July 6

By 3 July 2010

[ 6 July 2010; ] Tuggeranong Arts Centre Comedy Club – July 6
Top quality comedy returns to the Tuggeranong Arts Centre on Tuesday, July 6

 After a fantastic night in June featuring Melbournians Luke McGregor (Raw Comedy national finalist 2008) and John ‘Cambo’ Campbell (Lallapalooza winner 2009) we’re all set for the biggest lineup seen yet at Canberra’s newest comedy venue.

This [...]

Rafe and Hadley bring cabaret to Tuggeranong

By 26 May 2010

[ 27 May 2010; 28 May 2010; 29 May 2010; ]

Between rollerderby (long ago sold out if you haven’t already got a ticket) and this show there are distressing reasons for an Inner Northican to cross the water this coming weekend.

For reasons passing understanding Rafe Morris and Adam Hadley are doing cabaret in Tuggeranong this weekend.

From the media release:

Songs about Civic’s Soup Kitchen Lady, [...]

Comedy at Tuggeranong Arts Centre

By 30 April 2010

[ 4 May 2010 at 8:00 pm; ] You’re invited to the Tuggeranong Arts Centre Comedy Club featuring the Stevenson Experience and hosted by Jay Sullivan!!

When:  Tuesday, May 4
Where: Tuggeranong Arts Centre
Time: 8pm

So join Jay and other local comedians for a fun-filled night of laughter!!

Tickets cost $10.00

Call the Tuggeranong Arts Centre between 9am and 5pm Mon – Fri on 6293 1443 to book [...]

Take Their Life opens!

By 5 November 2009

Canberra Dramatics’ newest play, Take Their Life, opens tonight at Tuggeranong Arts Centre!
The play has been developed by a team of creative Canberrans, and is based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.
With her new husband Romeo banished from the city for murdering her cousin, and her parents baying for his blood, Juliet is desperate to escape [...]

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