Bucky’s Budweiser Big Birthday Bash & ALOHA! Blues & Roots Charity Gig All proceeds to Rise Above Capital Region Cancer Relief Saturday 26 March 2022, 1pm – 11pm Harmonie German Club, 49 Jerrabomberra Ave Narrabundah ACT
This annual event is held in memory of our CBS friend Bucky and boasts over 9 hours of live music and 8 acts.
A silent auction and lots of raffle prizes are also part of the day.
Jazida – a multi-award winning queer performing artist and person of colour – wrote and stars in Exotic Hypnotica, a one-woman show that explores what it means to be labelled “exotic” – racially ambiguous, erotic, Alien or other?
Yering Station, Yarra Valley, Victoria 15 January – 20 February 2022
Andrew Vukosav’s sublime aerial images of the Australian landscape would improve any public building or corporate foyer. They are large works appropriate to the vast country they capture, and were shown in Canberra at Humble House Gallery, Fyshwick from June 2 – 27 2021.
Shot from his single-engine Cessna 182, using a professional digital camera mounted over an inspection port, the photographs are mostly of pristine, if not untouched, places in Western Australia and South Australia. The images are inland and coastal, though his preference is for inland.
Canberra publisher launches new books in 2022 First event at Book Cow in Kingston, ACT, on Saturday 29January 2022 at 3pm
Author Samantha Tidy was inspired by the positive community reaction to her book Our Bush Capital (2020), She decided to re-invest her author royalties from this and her other published books and to open her boutique publishing house Storytorch Press to public submissions.
UQP, Australia, 2021 Cover design by Sandy Cull, gogoGingko; cover artwork by Sarah Jarrett
Professor Gail Jones’ front cover endorsement of Lucy Neave’s Believe in Me describes it as ‘astute, tender and wise’. Spot on.
Lucy Neave demonstrates a finely tuned capacity to draw us into not merely the story but also the inner worlds and societal atmospheres of the times and places of her telling. We feel acutely the stifling confinement, the sense of loss and abandonment of the lives of the three women whose story this is.