NEWS & EVENTS

29 July, 2014

Gerringong Pics'n Flicks ... screenings resume 1st August !


2014 Miles Franklin award, for Australian novel: to 'All the Birds, Singing' - by Evie Wyld, London UK

other shortlisted entries - 'Eyrie' by Tim Winton; 'The Swan Book' by Alexis Wright; 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North' by Richard Flanagan; 'The Night Guest' by Fiona McFarlane; 'My Beautiful Enemy' by Cory Taylor
13 July
... R.I.P. Nadine Gordimer (1923-2014) ... South African writer, political activist, recipient of 1991 Nobel Prize in Literature
23 July ... 2014 Nita B Kibble literary awards, for women writers ... announced at NSW State Library by trustee Perpetual Investments ... Kristina OIlsson Kibble award $30,000 to an established author for Lost: A Family Memoir; ... Kate Richards Dobbie award $5,000 for a first-time published author for Madness: A Memoir ... link for shortlist & details
30 July ... SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR - 7 pm at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre
31 July
... closing date, Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize 2014 - Entries are now open ... To celebrate, this annual $2500 award has been endowed by Emeritus Professor Bruce Dawe, one of Australia's most acclaimed contemporary poets ... Held in trust by the University of Southern Queensland ... link for info ... from House of Jules, Milton
Creative News Flash - July 2014 - House of Jules, Milton
Shoalhaven City Arts Centre - news & exhibitions July/August
1 August ... return of Gerringong Pics'n Flicks

with 'The Great Beauty' directed by Paolo Sorrentino, on our new projector equipment

from 7:30 pm (for 8 pm start) at Gerringong Town Hall
2-3 August+ ... 'Peep-at-a-Past', exhibition by Marg McHugh, launch 12-2 pm Sat at Artscape481, 481 Illaroo Rd, Bangalee
3 August ... BlueScope Steel Youth Orchestra, in mostly Mozart program - presented by Milton Ulladula Music

2 pm at St Martins Church. Green St Ulladulla ... enquiries phone 4455 3771
10 August
... VoCe group, presented by Music Shoalhaven

2 pm at Berry School of Arts (... note Berry venue!)
10 August ... Farewell Winter in Style - with Shoalhaven City Concert Band's BLUE SKIES Concert - with the Concert Band, Dance Band, and the Brass and Wind Quintets ... 2 pm at the Nowra School of Arts, tickets at door: adult $15, child $5
16/17/20/24/25/27 August ... 'The Shoe-horn Sonata' by John Misto - presented by Nowra Players

8pm at Players Theatre, Meroo St Bomaderry (2 pm matinees on Sun 17, Sun 24) ... bookings, call 1300 662 808 Shoalhaven Visitors Information Centre
21 August ... 'Looking at Dickens 1812-2012' - presented by Prof Michael Wheeler - NADFAS ... for Shoalhaven ADFAS at 7:30 pm, Berry School of Arts, Alexandria St, Berry
23 August ... 'Honouring Thea Astley' - a tribute on 10th anniversary of this fine author's death

2 - 3:15 pm at Metcalfe Auditorium - Macquarie St building, State Library of NSW ... tickets $10, free to NSW Writers Centre members - bookings required via link ... editor/critic Mark MacLeod, Debra Adelaide, Susan Sheridan, Felicity Castagna celebrate Thea and her work
24 August
... William Barton in concert

1:30 for 2 m start, at Boyd Education Centre, Riversdale (North Nowra) ... tickets $25 adult, $20 concession, children <16 free ... presented by Bundanon Centre ... link for details/booking
29 August
... Harry Manx - presented by Milton Theatre
29 August ... entry date. Manchester Writing Competition 2014

Pds 10,000 short story prize | Pds 10,000 poetry prize | Writing for Children prize ... link for details
30 August ... Casey Donovan - presented by Milton Theatre
30 August ... The Kransky Sisters, comedy trio - 'Piece of Cake' ... 7:30 pm at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre
5-6 September ... Diesel : 'The Singles Tour' - presented by Milton Theatre
20 September ... Stephen Cummings - presented by Milton Theatre
21 September ... The Vuillaume Trio ... presented by Gerringong Music Club

2 pm at Gerringong Town Hall
22-23 September ... Guitar weekend workshop, at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre