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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Musica Viva Australia – Chopin’s Piano

Llewellyn Hall – ANU, Canberra
7pm, Wednesday 19 July 2023
Featuring Chopin 24 Preludes, Op. 28

This fusion of chamber music and theatre is adapted from Musica Viva Artistic Director Paul Kildea’s book Chopin’s Piano A Journey Through Romanticism. The adaptation, by Kildea and director Richard Pyros, features pianist Aura Go and actor Jennifer Vuletic.

Richard spoke to pianist Aura Go about Chopin’s Piano and her career
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Val Johnson – Colours of the Outback

Wren’s Nest Studio Gallery of Miniature Art
At Designer Op Shop Emporium
1 Lyell Street Fyshwick ACT
4 to 23 July 2023
Open Tuesday to Saturday 9.30am to to 4pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm

Popular Canberra artist shows her vibrant Australian landscapes in this artspace dedicated to the art of the miniature.

Val Johnson talks about Colours of the Outback
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Artist’s Studio Sale

1/52 Girrawheen Street, Braddon
Saturday 1 July 10.00am – 1.00pm
All proceeds to the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation

Follow the driveway to the garage at the back for this sale of quality art materials, paper, yarns, textile art tools, books, cards, fabrics and some other surprises.

  • Free parking across the road in Haigh Park
  • Information 0432 107 807

Karen Lee Andrews – blues and soul

The Zeppelin Room, Harmonie German Club
49 Jerrabomberra Avenue
Saturday, 8 July 2023
7:00 pm to 11 pm

Karen Lee Andrews’ music falls into the genres of oceanic blues and soul music.  She tours as a three-piece band with Yanya Boston on drums and Adam Ventoura on bass.

Listen to Karen Lee Andrews performing Promise
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Driving Madeleine – Film Review

Palace Electric Canberra
From 22 June 2023
Rating: MA 15+
Running Time: 91 minutes
Directed by Christian Carion
Starring Dany Boon, Line Renaud & Alice Isaaz

The French do this sort of thing well, managing to tug our heart strings despite a somewhat predictable story. It comes down to the superb acting and the lack of sentimentality in telling a long life-story embracing both terror and romance.

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