Now showing at Palace Electric and Limelight Cinemas, Canberra Family – Rated PG 81 minutes
This film is based on a popular chldren’s book, Little Peter’s Journey to the Moon by German author and playwright Gerdt von Bassewitz (1912), and is generally recommended for children from age 6 up.
Peter sets out on a magical journey to the moon rescue his little sister Anne, who wasn kidnapped by the evil Moon Man when she was trying to help a beetle, Mr Zoomzeman. Peter is helped in his quest by the sleepy Mr Sandman.
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.
The Link, Ginninderry, 1 McClymont Way Strathnairn ACT 7 July to 15 August 2021 Bookings essential for official opening Saturday 10 July 2pm by Anne Masters, Director of Gallery of Small Things
We have come to expect a very high standard from these artists who work in miniature. The annual exhibition is always a celebratory event and is a huge temptation to purchase works, with such a variety of subject matter and styles on show.
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.
Drama/comedy English with some subtitled Italian language Rated M, 94 minutes Now showing at Palace Electric, Canberra
Lawyer and automotive company executive Mark Gentile takes a stand against a corporate policy he finds unethical. He resigns his job and ecides to travel to his childhood home, the tiny village of Acerenza in Southern Italy, to visit the vineyard where he grew up, finding it in a state of disrepair.
Suki & Hugh Gallery Bungendore NSW Until 25 July 2021 Confirm opening hours with the gallery; phone 02 6238 1398
Titled from Edgar Allan Poe’s poem The Raven, the works in this exhibition are from Sharon Field’s home studio in the rural setting of Burra, inspired by the local landscape.
They carry a message of environmental conservation, speaking of the human bond with the plants, animals and insects around us. The exhibition questions how well life around us will survive with the impact of global warming and the actions of people more generally.
Rated PG Running time 80 minutes In cinemas from 24 June 2021 email [email protected] to win family passes
Bullied for his intelligence and struggling to fit in at school, Danny is a 15-year-old genius who is always coming up with crazy inventions. When he is unexpectedly offered a scholarship to Cranston Academy, a secret, prestigious boarding school for geniuses, Danny views it as a place where his intelligence will be recognised and where he will have a chance to fit in.
Sunday 18 July 2021, 2pm to 4.30pm Gunning Courtroom, 101 Yass Street, Gunning NSW
Yass resident and internationally-known musician Arnan Wiesel plays J.S. Bach’s favourite keyboard instrument in this recital. Wiesel will play a modern reproduction of Joseph Haydn’s circa 1790 instrument and will present the music of J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, Haydn, Johann Forkel and others.
The Courtroom’s acoustics and ambience are a perfect fit for the clavichord in this intimate concert.
There is a strict limit of 35 patrons for this performance. Booking strongly advised.
Tickets: $35, concessions $30, members $20, U18 free. Cash ONLY at the door, if seats are still available
Saturday 19 June 2021, 2.00-4.00pm at the National Portrait Gallery Saturday 7 August 2021, 2.00-3.30 pm at Belconnen Arts Centre Wednesday 18 August 2021, 2.00-3.30 pm Tuggeranong Arts Centre Wednesday 1 September 2021, 2.00-3.30 pm at COTA Hall, Hughes Community Centre
The GOLDs are a Canberra Dance Theatre dance class and performance group for movers and non-movers who are over 55. The focus is on fitness, mobility, sociability and creativity.
To celebrate their 10th anniverary, the GOLD dancers will be performing at a number of venues in Canberra to promote the benefits of dance for seniors. GOLD actively challenges stereotypes of older people and espouses the philosophy that dance is not just for the young!
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.