NEWS & EVENTS

28 June, 2015


Escape ArtFest - Facebook news !

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

wood-block prints ... exhibition at Jervis Bay Maritime Museum
13 May ... Good news! The Queensland State government of Annastacia Palaszczuk announces their resumed support for the Queensland Literary Awards ... in contrast to their predecessor's wilful pride in abolishing them as their first executive decision of the philistine Campbell LNP government!
12 May+ ... 2015 FEDERAL BUDGET ... Arts Council outlines impact ... also response from the ARTS Party of Australia !
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY - announced 2015 National Photographic Portrait Prize winner - Hoda Afsher

link to video interview and also her web-site
18 May ... Miles Franklin Award - 2015 winner announced, Sofie Laguna, for 'The Eye of the Sheep'

other shortlisted entries - Sonya Hartnett: 'Golden Boys'; ; Joan London: 'The Golden Age'; Christine Piper: 'After Darkness'; Craig Sherborne: 'Tree Palace' ...
UK publshers win High Court decision
against copyright infringement by internet service providers

Copyright Australia advise of this important case with media release in their website
5 June ... 'Stitched' mixed media works incorporating needle & thread - by Lissa-Jane de Sailles & Cyndy Kitt Vogelsang ... exhibition opening Fri 5 June, 7 pm+ at Squid Studio, Nowra
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
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.
3 July ... 'Whiplash' (2014) - by writer/director Damien Chazelle, presented by Gerringong Pics and Flicks

7:20 for 8 pm start at Gerringong Town Hall, Fern Street - 'winner of US Grand Jury and Audience awards at 2014 Sundance Film Festival '
4-5 July
... Fabulous and Forty - by Albatross Theatre Company ... 'a feast of favorites from Pirates to Phantom'

7:30 pm July 4, 2 pm July 5 at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre ... link to book
11 July ... Dylan Thomas:Return Journey, by Bob Kingdom ...

8 pm at Shoalhaven Entertainmet Centre ... link for booking/details
11-12 July ... Southern Highlands Writers' Festival

includes Emily Bitto at 3 - 4 pm on Sun 12 July - at The Gallery, Don Bradman Museum, St Jude St Bowral 2576 - entry $25 ... hear this Melbourne writer and winner of the 2015 Stella Prize, for her debut novel: 'The Strays', also many other writers (see program above)
16 July ... Tex Perkins and The Dark Horses ... presented by Milton Theatre at 8 pm
23 July ... lecture, St Petersberg in the 18th and early 19th century, by Dr Alexey Makhrov PhD - 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
25 July ... Katie Noonan, returns to Milton Theatre

8 pm ... link for enquiry/booking
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
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
20 August ... lecture, Charles Rennie Mackintosh:artist, designer, and architect, by Peter Trowles MLitt, FRSA - 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- 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, Ulladulla20 August ...
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