NEWS & EVENTS

2 March, 2015


2014 Shoalhaven Literary Award
(poetry) - presented by FAW Shoalhaven

with support of Shoalhaven Arts Board & Bundanon Trust ... first prize to Vito Milana of Strathmore VIC, for 'Will Break My Bones' ... link for full results & judge's comments
15 November-28 March 2015 ... panel artwork displays - in Courtyard gallery at Shoalhaven City Arts Centre in collaboration with South Coast Correctional Centre, works by inmates of South Nowra S.C.C.C. under their education program
Escape ArtFest -
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R.I.P. Colin Lancely (1938-2015, notable Australian artist ... link to obituary
20 February ... ** IMPORTANT ** - Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre advises that the ATM in its foyer has been removed by Horizon Credit Union ... closest ATM now is at Bridge Hotel, along Bridge St - others are available in Nowra CBD
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Squid Studio - retrospective by Cyndy Kitt - pieces from the Bone Collection, 6-8 pm ... link to FB page
28 February - 28 March
... 'SPECIOUS' exhibition, by John Downton - East Gallery, Shoalhaven City Arts Centre ... launch Sat 28 Feb 12-2 pm
28 February - 19 April ... exhibition, 'Arthur Boyd - An Active Witness' - presented by Bundanon Trust ... "first major exhibition to consider the social conscience that infused Arthue Boyd's life ..." - at Jervis Bay Maritime Museum & Gallery (former Lady Denman Gallery) ... Woollamia Rd, Huskisson
5 March ... 'Wagner's Women, in Life and Music' by Dr Heath Lees MA BMus, PhD, FTCL - presented by ADFAS Shoalhaven

7:30 pm at Berry School of Arts, Alexandria St Berry
5 March+ ... opening, new exhibition at Cafe Gunyah Creative Space with works by Lauren Perry - a special evening of sound, vision, and flavour - with live music by Russell W and Michael Slater - at Shop 6, 41 Wason St Milton - FB page
6 March ... closing date, Tabor Adelaide Creative Writing awards, theme: Hope against Hope ... short story - max 1,500 words - prizes $250, $150, commendations ... poetry - max 42 lines - prizes $250, $150, commendations ... link for details
6 March
... 'PRIDE' - (directed by Matthew Warchus), presented by Gerrigong Pics and Flicks

7:20 open, for 8 pm start at Gerringong Town Hall, Fern St Gerringong
6 March
... final entry date, 2015 CALLEEN ART AWARD ... presented by Cowra Gallery, and Central West Regional Art Award
6 March
... launch at Squid Studio - 'DIRT' by Elizabeth Langdon, 6-8 pm ... link to FB page
6-8 March
... Kiama Jazz & Blues Festival

see web-site for dates, times, venues - including Hindmarsh Park-Kiama, Mercure Resort-Gerringong, Kiama Sebel
7 March ... Buddy Holly in concert ... 7:30 pm at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra
7-21 March ... "The Book of Everything", play by Richard Tulloch - presented by Nowra Players

at Players Theatre Bomaderry - 8 pm: Sat 7 Mar; Wed 11 Mar (SOLD OUT); Thu 12 Mar; Fri 13 Mar; Wed 18 Mar; Thu 19 Mar; Fri 20 Mar; Sat 21 Mar ... 3 pm: Sun 8 Mar; Sun 15 Mar
7-28 March
... (4 Saturdays) Batemans Bay - ART COURSES, presented by Eurobodalla Adult Education,

1:30-4:30 pm at Batemans Bay ... cost : $295 ... painting workshops, Loretta Parsley Dip Ed

enrol at Adult Ed - phone 4472 9202 or online at www.eaec.edu.au
8 March
... University of Sydney Graduate Choir, Chamber Choir, presented by Music Shoalhaven

2 pm at Nowra School of Arts - Berry St Nowra
10 March ... 40-year Anniversary Celebration - University of Wollongong

11 am - 3 pm at Shoalhaven campus - with Deputy Chancellor Dr Stephen Anderson cutting cake at midday!
12 March ... 2015 Stella Prize (for female writers) ... shortlist announcement due!

link to (video) readings of some longlist entries
19 March ... Great Women of Country - Melinda Schneider & Beccy Cole
doors open 7:30 at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra
21 March ... Shoalhaven Youth Orchestra (15th Birthday in 2015!) ... concert for the Callala Bay Community Association

*** CONCERT CANCELLED ***
21 March ... 'Roy Orbison and the Everly Brothers in concert' ... doors open 7:30 at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra
31 March ... closing date, Henry Lawson Society Award

traditional rhyming verse - max 60 lines ... short story - max 1000 words ... link for details
4 April - 2 May ... BOW WOW exhibition - selected Shoalhaven HSC student visual arts work

'Voyage of Discovery - My Love Must Wait' - exhibition by Elizabeth Elder ... launch Sat 4 April, 12-2 pm at Shoalhaven City Arts Centre -
10 April ... 'Johnny Cash in Solitary' - by Daniel Thompson

7:30 pm at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre - link for details/booking
10-19 April ... Youth Week, theme: 'It Starts With Us' - expressions of interest (EOI), ages 12-24 years - to email Donna.Corbyn@shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au, or phone - 02 4429 3418
12 April ... Anne Ewing (piano) and Jelena Mamic (soprano), presented by Music Shoalhaven

2 pm at Nowra School of Arts
16 April ... 'Folklore of the Australian 'Wagga' by Dr Annette Gero - presented by ADFAS Shoalhaven

7:30 pm at Berry School of Arts, Alexandria St Berry
18-19 April ... Batemans Bay - ART COURSES, presented by Eurobodalla Adult Education,

1:30-4:30 pm at Batemans Bay ... cost : $295 ... day#1 portraits; day#2 life drawing, Nafisa Naomi

enrol at Adult Ed - phone 4472 9202 or online at www.eaec.edu.au
22 April ... 'VERA' - The Magic of Dame Vera Lynn, by Melanie Parry

11 am matinee at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre - link for details/booking
24 April ... The McClymonts - 'Forever Begins Tonight' 2015 tour

7:30 pm at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre - link for details/booking
1 May ... closing date, 2015 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize
1-2 May
... Kidgeeridge Music Festival 2015 ... (an over-18 event) - at Milton Showground, Milton - tickets at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre 1300 788 503
3 May ... 'Young Stars of the Illawarra' - presented by Gerringong Music Club

2 pm at Gerringong Town Hall
9-30 May ... 50th Open Annual Art Competition, presented by Shoalhaven Arts Society - launch Sat 9 May, 12-2 pm at Shoalhaven City Arts Centre
12-13 May ... 'The Importance of Being Miriam', with Miriam Margolyes,

8 pm Tues 12 May; 2 pm and 8 pm on Wed 13 May - at Illawarra Performing Arts Centre, Wollongong - link for booking/details
30 May - 15 June ... "Leading Ladies", by Ken Ludwig - presented by Nowra Players

(session dates & times to follow)