NEWS & EVENTS

1 August, 2015


1 May-30 September
... 'In Translation' - by Lois Johnson

wood-block prints ... exhibition at Jervis Bay Maritime Museum
15 June ... Australia Council funding changes, by Arts Minister Brandis - ... link to The Saturday Paper article, for details ... also see Arts Party newsletter response to Federal government changes
22 June ... new Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015 passed by Senate ... which may be used against overseas websites whose main purpose is to allow copying, to steal original creative work - so send your senator or Federal MP congratulations on this joint action !! (this has similar protection to the new British decision mentioned above)
"A View from the Heart" - Recollections and stories from Conjola to Kioloa

A new book from local residents, available now for $24.99 by order from Harbour Bookshop, Rowen's Arcade Ulladulla (phone - 4454 4044) ... and $10 from each sale goes to the Smith Family's 'Learning for Life' programs, to help disadvantaged Australian children achieve their educational goals.
until 30 September ... Robin Holliday (1932-2014), Abstract sculpture exhibition - at Galiera Aniela, Kangaroo Valley
Shoalhaven City Arts Centre - July
1 July ... National Program for Excellence in the Arts - as announced in the 2015-16 Federal budget by Arts Minister Senator George Brandis (see above items) ... link for guidelines released by Arts department ... also media comment
Escape ARTFest 2015/2016 - presented by Milton Ulladulla Apex ... CLASH theme - Facebook news !
R.I.P. -
E L DOCTOROW -
ACCLAIMED AMERICAN AUTHOR known for his works of historical fiction including Ragtime (1975), Billy Bathgate (1989), The March (2005) ... see also New York Times comment
27 July ... Australian Arts Party is calling for candidates for the next Federal election!

More than half of membership is female, which they aim to be reflected in candidate selection !! (Peter Collins, party leader)
1 August ... SHOALHAVEN YOUTH ORCHESTRA - presents KIDS' PROMS - two concerts especially for children!

11 am and 2 pm at Nowra School of Arts, Berry St ... adults - gold coin, children free ... link to poster
1 August ... applications close, LLOYD REES 2015 Memorial Youth Arts Award

main award: Acquisitive Prize of $5,000 ... presented by Centrehouse Arts Centre for Lane Cove community
1-2 August
... Portraiture & Life Drawing with visiting Master Artist - NAFISA

$295 - enrole now at Batemans Bay Adult Education, phone - 4472 9202
7 August ... 'The SALT of the EARTH' (2014) - documentary directed by Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado ... presented by Gerringong Pics'n Flicks ... 7:20 for 8 pm at Gerringong Town Hall, Gerringong
8 August ... SHOALHAVEN YOUTH ORCHESTRA - 15th Birthday year, Dinner Concert

6:30 for 7 pm at Worrigee House, 209 Worrigee Rd ... bookings, call 0435 584 220
9 August ... The Morrisons - Nina, Bernadette, Klara, and Belle - presented by Music Shoalhaven

2 pm, at Berry Uniting Church, 77 Albert St Berry
9 August ... DIVAS! ... The Divine, The Dramatic, & The Dreadful - an afternoon of songs that made the great singers famous ... 2 pm at the Berry School of Arts ... featuring Olivia Corish (soprano), Tyson Dinnie (tenor), Jane Ryan (piano) - $25 at door, proceeds to SECET
14 August
... closing date, The Kembla Star and The Kembla Flame Bush Poetry competition, prizes $500 and $100 respectively ... presented 4-6 Sep Kiama Folk by the Sea Festival info, email - kemblaflame@gmail.com
14 August ... Troy Cassar-Daley, 'Freedom Ride Tour'

8 pm at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra - link to book
16 August ... concert by Steel City Strings - conducted by Sarah Grace Williams, featuring soloist Anna Da Sylva Chen

2 pm at Berry School of Arts, Berry
20 August ... lecture, Home, Sweet Home: The Domestic Interior in Dutch 17th Century Painting
Dr Sophie Oosterwijk PhD (Leiden and Leicester) NADFAS
- presented by
ADFAS Shoalhaven ... 7:30 pm at Berry School of Arts, Alexandra St ... light supper after - enquiries , email - shoalhaven@adfas.org.au; phone - 4423 5588
22/23 August ... 'Around the World in Union' - with Shoalhaven Lydian Singers

7:30 pm Sat 22nd, 2:30 pm - at Nowra School of Arts ... tickets $30, concession $25, book at Shoalhaven Visitors Information Centre, phone - 1300 662 808
22 August ... The Vault - Cabaret in the Road,

8 pm at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra - link to book
22 August- 4 September ... 'NOISES OFF' - by Michael Frayn, presented by Nowra Players

2 pm matinees on Sun 23 and 30 Aug; Sat 5 Sep; 8 pm evenings on 26/27/28 Aug; 2/3/4 Sep - at Players Theatre, Meroo St Bomaderry ... bookings $23 at Shoalhaven Visitors Information Centre phone - 1300 662 808
30 August ... Callum Henshaw, classic guitar - presented by Milton Ulladulla Music

2 pm at St Martins Church, cnr Green St & Princes Hwy, Ulladulla
30 August
... Illir Merxhushi and Friends - David Vance (piano), Kyle Little (violin), Illir Merxhushi (cello), Isabelle Cork (cello) - trios, duets, solos - presented by Gerringong Music Club

1:30+ ticket sales for 2 pm at Gerringong Town Hall, Fern Street
5-6, 12-13, 19-20 September ... 'Little Shop of Horrors' - musical presented by Pigs Fly Productions ... Gala Opening Night Charity Performance on Fri 4 September .for $79 single or $150 couple .. 8 pm at Mittagong Playhouse, cnr Main St & Bowral Rd, Mittagong 2575 ... other nights: tickets $35 adult, $30 concession card holders, $25 students up to 16, link for booking
11 September ... The Umbilical Brothers - 7:30 pm at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra ... link for booking
12 September ... Megan Washington, in her TANGENTS tour - presented by Milton Theatre

8 pm - tickets $29 net ... SOLD OUT!
13 September ... The Sydney Consort, baroque music presented by Music Shoalhaven

2 pm at Nowra School of Arts
24 September ... lecture, Sir Edwin Lutyens - by Anthea Streeter, Med Harvard - presented by ADFAS Shoalhaven ...

7:30 pm at Berry School of Arts, Alexandra St ... light supper after - enquiries , email - shoalhaven@adfas.org.au; phone - 4423 5588
26 September ... 'Swan Lake' - by the Russian National Ballet

7:30 pm at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra ... link for booking
27 September ... 'Sleeping Beauty' - by the Russian National Ballet

2:30 pm (extra session) and 7:30 pm at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra ... link for booking
30 September
... Frank Sinatra, celebrating 100 years! Starring the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra

7:30 pm at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre ... link for information/booking ... $10 off if booked/paid before 31 July!
2 October ... closing date, Kangaroo Valley Poetry competition, prize $100 ... presented Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival ...

for info, email - kangaroovalleypoetry@gmail.com
9 October ... Lee Kernaghan & Friends : The Songs and the Stories In Concert

8 pm at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra ... link for details/booking
11 October ... Sarah Mann (soprano) & Suzanne Powell (piano), selection of opulent songs ... presented by Milton Ulladulla Music

2 pm at St Martins Church Ulladulla
16-18 October ... Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival !