NEWS & EVENTS

30 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

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 - 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+ ... 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
31 March
... closing date, Henry Lawson Society Award

traditional rhyming verse - max 60 lines ... short story - max 1000 words ... link for details
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
18-19 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
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
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