Sunday 18 July 2021 From 6pm (with doors opening at 5.30) to approximately 8pm. Flazéda 68 Emu Bank Unit 4 Belconnen, ACT 2617
Presented by local artist Elise Miller, Sip and Sketch is an 18+ life drawing event for artists of all skill levels, centring on diverse bodies in art and connecting artists from intersectional backgrounds.
Running time 80 minutes Rating M Available to rent or buy on Apple TV, Google Play and Amazon Prime Video Also available on: Fetch, YouTube, Foxtel Store, PlayStation Store and Microsoft
In his debut feature length documentary film, Australian journalist and rugby player Eammon Ashton-Atkinson tells the story of the 2018 campaign by the English Kings Cross Steelers rugby club for the Bingham Cup – the world tournament of gay rugby.
Unable to play in the tournament because of injury,Ashton-Atkinson shot, wrote, edited, directed and narrated the film. He tells his own story about being bullied and outed at school, which led to loneliness and depression in his adult life, before he found happiness at the Steelers.
Kyeema Gallery, Hall, ACT Until 1 August 2021 Open Thursday to Monday 10.30am to 5pm Official opening by Tara Cheyne MLA, ACT Minister for the Arts and Member for Ginninderra on 3 July at 5.30pm (booking required)
Dee Copeland has had a lifetime interest in art. She is mainly a landscape artist using acrylic, watercolour, pen, pencil and charcoal mediums. This is Dee’s first Solo Art Exhibition featuring artworks based on her travels overseas and locally, most painted en plein air and later completed at home.
Humour is great way to impart serious messages to readers of all ages and especially to children. This book covers current issues including food allergies and how to respond to them, and the need for the utmost care in reading all labels on foods and chemical products used in the home.
Thursday 8th to Saturday 10th July 2021, 7:30pm Saturday 10 July at 3pm 60 minutes Q&A with Creative Team from The Good Room on 10 July at 6.30pm
I’ve Been Meaning to Ask You is a joyous and revealing one hour tell-all that tackles life’s big (and little) questions, designed in collaboration with, and performed by, young people.
The Street and Canberra Youth Theatre have joined to bring award-winning performance collective The Good Room to Canberra with their show full of questions asked by young people and answered by adults. Eighteen talented young people chosen from 50 auditioneesbring the voices and ideas of young Canberrans to the stage in a genuine exchange between generations.
Now showing at Dendy Cinemas, Canberra Comedy In Portuguese with English subtitles 94 minutes, Rated PG
Unfolding over the course of three consecutive summers from 2015, this film follows Madá, a fifty-something caretaker for a cluster of luxury beach-side condos owned by a wealthy Rio de Janeiro family.
Artist-writer Mandy Foot has tackled some interesting and important issues in this beautifully presented work.
The surface story is of a little girl growing up and having to stop riding her beloved pony. The application of this to a wider context is clear – we all have to cope with change and loss and to support others as they do so. Lucy’s Pa is a gentle adult figure in the story guiding her through the difficult path to acceptance and the finding of new joy.
Living Arts Canberra congratulates Daniel Riley on his appointment as Artistic Director of Australian Dance Theatre. He succeeds the long serving (22 years) Garry Stewart (pictured) at the end of 2021.
A Wiradjuri man, Daniel began contemporary dance as a 12 year-old at the invitation of ADT’s founder and first Artistic Director, Elizabeth Cameron Dalman OAM, in Canberra. Elizabeth and her colleague Vivienne Rogis suggested that Daniel apply to Canberra based QL2 (then Quantum Leap).
25 July 2021, from 11am to 1pm Flazéda Hub in Belconnen
Flazéda Hub (the brainchild of Canberra powerhouse performance artist, Jazida) presents a high tea brunch, a collaborative effort of the alternate performing arts hub with local catering business Capital Roast, and interstate performer Diesel Darling (Winner – Miss Burlesque NSW 2020).
Burlesque Brunch boasts multiple tiers of high tea menu inclusions from Capital Roast, paired with customised drinks options (including a range of alcohol-free cocktails) curated by the studio’s resident bartender, all accompanied by burlesque entertainment from Diesel Darling and Jazida.