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Queanbeyan performing arts centre opens

By Thumper - 5 March 2008 7

Queanbeyan now has an $8.5 million performing arts centre which was opened by the Governor-General on the weekend according to this ABC article.

Mayor Frank Pangello says the building includes a 350 seat theatre, orchestra pit and formal exhibition area for art shows.

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Queanbeyan performing arts centre opens
needlenose 11:13 pm 07 Mar 08

Buddy opened tonight – did anyone catch it? I tried to book last year but it was completely sold out way in advance. I don’t want to miss it this time.

Incidentally, mu link will indicate my bias, but I gather this band is extremely good as well.

Crikey 5:01 pm 05 Mar 08

Wasn’t it called Arts Cafe. The guy who worked there/managed it was surely very ‘homogenised’!

barney 2:13 pm 05 Mar 08

I think the old venue (remind me of the name, please) would have been good. Just a little joint on the street, perhaps with a bar.

A lot of things these days seem to be a little too homogenised.

Thumper 1:17 pm 05 Mar 08

I reckon it’s excellent.

BTW, what does the Playhouse hold? 500-600?

barney 12:23 pm 05 Mar 08

It does seem to be pretty good, from what I gather.

Monaro St used to have that little venue (I can’t remember the name of it) for performances and the like before, though I was too young to care, at the time.

Crikey 11:00 am 05 Mar 08

We can poke fun at Queanbeyan but they now have the best theatre in Canberra and region.

Buddy opens their this weekend and the Baby Boomers the Musical is staging their as well.

Queanbeyan – the cultural centre!

Skidbladnir 9:21 am 05 Mar 08

Why do they need 350 seats?
The cultural highwater mark of booner performance art is a 5.0L Holden Commodore V8.

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