Strathnairn Arts Centre 90 Stockdill Drive, Holt, ACT Open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm
Anita McIntyre – Survey 1970 – 2022 Woolshed Gallery until 17 July 2022
Anita McIntyre’s ceramic practice has been inspired by the Australian landscape, extensive travel, family history and a love of clay. It has been expressed in several series of work: working with porcelain, stoneware, coloured clay, printing, reverse transfer, decals and slip casting.
Harmonie German Club 9 Jerrabomberra Avenue, Narrabundah, ACT Monday 11 July 2022
This non-audition choir welcomes all men who enjoy singing, regardless of their musical experience or ability. Newcomers are always welcome, and an Open Night on Monday 11 July will be an opportunity for interested men to get to know the choir and join up if they wish.
This gentle picture book, written by Nigel Gray and illustrated by Bethan Welby, subtly conveys messages of kindness, neighbourliness, friendship across generations, the importance of family and the blessing of an open-hearted and compassionate view of the world – as seen by this story’s child Grace.
Erindale Theatre 7pm, Friday 22 and Saturday 23 July 2022
Unravel is a contemporary dance interpretation of the Shakespearean Romeo and Juliet story. It promises to be emotionally engaging, relevant in its themes to the current day and of a high standard both choreographically and in dance technique.
The NCACL’s mission is to collect, document and preserve Australian children’s books and literature. It aims to share the collection with all Australians through outreach activities. In order to reach national and international audiences, resources are available online.
Allen & Unwin, Australia, 2022 Cover design by Luke Causby, Blue Cork Cover photographs Luke Causby and Adobe Stock
Matthew Spencer’s debut novel has been aptly described by others more eminent than I in the following terms: ‘a meticulous thriller’ (Sarah Bailey), ‘sharply plotted and relentlessly paced’ (Michael Robotham) and ‘Black River hooked me and wouldn’t let me go (Tim Ayliffe).
A survey exhibition of linocuts Belconnen Arts Centre 8 July to 21 August 2022 Opening 6pm Friday 8 July 2022
The title of the exhibition, My Greece indicates how much of the artist’s creative life is entwined with Greece. It was the enthusiasm for Ancient Greece of Michael Winter’s History of Art lecturer at Art School which instilled in him the desire to visit Greece. His first visit was in 1965.
Broadcast Books, Australia, 2022 Cover design, artwork and internal design by Daniel New
This historical novel spans the period in Australian history from pre-World War 2 into the 1950s. It is inspired by the life of the author’s parents, drawing heavily on their experiences on the land and in wartime, and then in the political sphere of Labor politics.
A Winter’s Journey brings together British tenor Allan Clayton, pianist Kate Golla, and award-winning director Lindy Hume. Videographer David Bergman animates huge digital screens with works from the late Australian painter Fred Williams.
Simon and Schuster, Australia, 2022 Cover design by Luke Causby/Blue Cork Cover photograph supplied
This book is an account of the kidnapping and murder of two Sydney women, Kerry Whelan and Dorothy Davis, the police investigation into their disappearance and the legal proceedings that led to the conviction of Bruce Burrell for both crimes.