Villa Zarlenga – Open Garden

50 Investigator Street, Red Hill, ACT
Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 November 2023
10am to 4pm

An Open Garden fundraising for the Canberra Blind Society in an Italianate designed suburban garden. The garden boasts 31 fruit trees, a 50 metre grapevine, a prolific kitchen garden  a water feature known as ‘The Lagoons’ and three friendly laying hens called Delphine, Daphne and Delores.

Entry by donation $10.

All proceeds to the Canberra Blind Society.

Helen Machalias – This Rough Magic

World Premiere – A Street Produced Professional Theatre Production
The Street Theatre, Canberra
Friday 10 – Saturday 11 November, 7:30pm
Wednesday 15 November, 6:30pm
Thursday 16 – Saturday 18 November, 7:30pm
Sunday 19 November, 4pm
2h 20min including interval

Helen Machalias draws on Shakespeare’s The Tempest in this work about survival and the cost of pursuing the promise of a better life. Refugees Prospero, Miranda and Ariel are washed ashore on Christmas Island seeking asylum in Australia.

Reza Momenzada and George Kanaan talk to Barbie about This Rough Magic
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Castle of Kindness Refugee Sponsorship – Open Garden

19 Cockerill Pace, Mackellar ACT
10am to 4pm Saturday 11 November 2023

An Open Garden Fundraiser for Refugees with musical entertainment, children’s activities, art on display, plant and book stalls. Morning and afternoon teas will be available. There’s a horticultural talk at 11.30am.

Please note that there are many stairs in the garden.

The Training Ground – Collections

Erindale Theatre
Saturday 28 October 2023
One show only
Duration 1 hour 20 minutes

The Training Ground presents a selection of group, solo, duet and trio dance works, as well as a few student-devised works, showcasing the strength of the company’s dancers, their studio and their achievements in 2023. Hurry – tickets are very limited.

Disney’s Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation

Canberra Theatre Centre
Friday 8 September 2023 at 1.30pm and 7.30pm
Saturday 9 September 2023 at 10.30am and 1pm

Disney’s Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin and their best friends Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga, Tigger, Roo, Rabbit and Owl appear in this stage musical adaptation with life-size puppets.

Barbie spoke to Tigger, Eeyore and Kanga and their puppeteers at the media call for Disney’s Winnie the Pooh: The New Stage Musical
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Apeiron Baroque – Old Friends

Wesley Uniting Church, National Circuit, Forrest, ACT
5pm Sunday 13 August 2023

Canberra-based Early Music ensemble Apeiron Baroque presents works featuring Viola da Gamba and Baroque Dance by Lully, Erlebach, Baltzar, Simpson, Corelli, Castello, and Anonymous.

Barbie spoke to John Ma and Aimee Brown about the concert
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