NEWS & EVENTS

9 April, 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

2015 Shoalhaven Literary Award (short stories) - see launch notice below, in June events
Escape ArtFest - Facebook news !
R.I.P. Colin Lancely (1938-2015, notable Australian artist ... link to obituary
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Squid Studio - retrospective by Cyndy Kitt - pieces from the Bone Collection, 6-8 pm ... link to FB page
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+ ... 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
30 March ... 2015 Stella Prize (for female writers) ... winner announced : Christine Kenneally

link to shortlist ... and (video) readings of some longlist entries
R.I.P. Betty Churcher (1931-2015), former National Gallery director ... link to obituary
April exhibitions & news ... Shoalhaven City Arts Centre & Regional Gallery

FREE Children's Holiday Workshops - led by Kerrina Swords at Level 2, Arts Centre - book at 4429 5444
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 ... 'Two Days, One Night' (2014) - film presented by Gerringong Pics and Flicks ... directed by Jean-Pierre Dardene & Luc Dardene - with Marion Cotillard, in prize-winning role - 'exploring human emotions around issues of Work and survival'

7:20 for 8 pm start at Gerringong Town Hall, Fern St
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 April ... The Pink Floyd Show - Shine On - RETURNS!

8 pm at Milton Theatre, Milton
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
1-3 May ... 'Hairspray' The Broadway Musical - presented by Nowra Anglican College

7:30 pm on Fri 1 May, Sat 2 May; 2 pm on Sat 2 May, Sun 3 May at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre - link for details/booking
2-3 May ... 'Eternal Light' by Shoalhaven Lydian Singers

other pieces "Easter Hymn" from Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni), "Cantique de Jean Racine" (Faure)

7:30 pm Sat 2nd, 2:30 pm Sun 3rd - at Nowra School of Arts, Berry St
3 May ... 'Young Stars of the Illawarra' - presented by Gerringong Music Club

2 pm at Gerringong Town Hall
8 May
... Damien Leith, 'The Parting Glass: An Irish Journey'

8 pm at Milton Theatre ... link for bookings
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
29 May ... closing date, 2015 Bruce Dawe Natonal Poetry Prize ... presented by University of Southern Queensland - link for details
21 May ... 'Travels in Rajasthan with Rudyard Kipling: Palaces and temples, monuments and forts in the Land of Kings' - presented by ADFAS Shoalhaven, presented by Elizabeth Merry MA, BA (Hons), PGCE

7:30 pm at Berry School of Arts, Alexandria St Berry
30 May - 13 June ... 'Leading Ladies' - by Ken Ludwig, presented by Nowra Players, directed by Lawrence Hinwood

sessions - EVENINGS:8 pm, Sat 30 May (Champagne evening), Wed 3 & 10 June; Thur 4 & 11 June; Fri 5 & 12 June, Sat 13 June - MATINEES: 2 pm, Sun 31 May & 7 June ... bookings (from 7 April) at Shoalhaven Visitors Information Centre, Nowra - phone 1300 662 808
5-8 June
... 'PeakFestival 2015' - at Perisher Valley, in Kosciuszko National Park
6 June
... launch, Sculpture exhibition - work by Robin Holliday (1932-2014)

2-4 pm at Galiera Aniela, 261A Mt Scanzi Rd, Kangaroo Valley - link for details
6-8 June
... Shoalhaven Coast Winter Wine Festival, 2015 ... (long weekend)
12 June
... entry closing date, 2015 Shoalhaven Literary Award - for short stories ... presented by Fellowship of Australian Writers (FAW) Shoalhaven, supported by Shoalhaven Arts Board, and Bundanon Trust - prizes - 1st, $1000 with two-week artist residency at Bundanon Centre; 2nd, $300; 3rd, $100 - plus $200 encouragement award for winning entry from a Shoalhaven resident ... link for FAW Shoalhaven website to download entry form, and more details ... results available after 20 September
19 June ... entry closing date, 2015 Newcastle Poetry Prize - $20,000 prize pool! ... also closing 1 June, Grieve Writing Competition
21 June ... David Miller and Con-Quest, presented by Music Shoalhaven

2 pm at Nowra School of Arts, Berry St Nowra