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Josephine Townsend – Colours of the Forest

Humble House Gallery
93 Wollongong St Fyshwick ACT

Open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm
Until 24 December 2023

Josephine Townsend’s lustrous vessels and sculpted pieces are her invitation to take time to enjoy the peace of Nature, its infinite variety of colours and its capacity to calm the spirit.

Josephine Townsend talks to Barbie about Colours of the Forest
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Ralph McTell – Streets at The Street

Singer-songwriter Ralph McTell
Street Theatre, Canberra City
Saturday 10 February 2024 as part of a national tour

At the age of 22, Ralph McTell wrote Streets of London, a song which has arguably been covered more than any other in modern history and launched a career which is still going strong more than half a century later. But it nearly didn’t happen.

Richard spoke to Ralph McTell via Zoom from his home in London. The recording of Streets of London is from the 1975 best-selling LP, Streets.
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Mariedl – Selfies with a Giantess

The Street Theatre Canberra
Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November 2023.

Austrian star of stage and screen Maxi Blaha (Soul of Fire, Beloved Muse) presents the premiere of the English production of Mariedl, Selfies with a Giantess, a collection of stage tableaux about our fascination with anatomical difference.

Barbie talks to Maxi Blaha about Mariedl – Selfies with a Giantess
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Canberra Choral Society – Hodie Christus Natus Est

A Christmas Concert
Wesley Uniting Church, National Circuit, Forrest ACT
Sunday 10 December 2023

The program will feature beautiful choral music and carols from the Middle Ages to the modern-day, including works by William Byrd, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Anton Bruckner, Josef Rheinberger, Morten Lauridsen, Herbert Howells, Sally Greenaway, and an arrangement of a traditional Appalachian carol by Dan Walker. There will also be well known Christmas carols.

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Canberra Bach Ensemble – Bach Advent Cantatas

St Christopher’s Cathedral
Cnr Furneaux and Franklin Streets, Manuka ACT
Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 December 2023

The Canberra Bach Ensemble celebrates the Christmas season with its performances of Bach’s Advent Cantatas BWV 61, 36, 62, and 1 in the magnificent space of St. Christopher’s Cathedral in Manuka, Canberra.

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