NEWS & EVENTS

30 November, 2014


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
8 October ... R.I.P. Morris Lurie (1938-2014), novelist & children's writer - link for career details
18 October-7 December ... Samuel Elyard: Of Time and Place' - at Shoalhaven City Arts Centre, Lost in Waste - Access & East galleries; 'Seeking the Silence' by Lissa de Sailles; 'Bay' by Julie Love - Foyer gallery
20 October ... 2014 Prime Minister's Literary Awards - shortlist announced

[Note: this year a number of non-fiction section nominee are notable for their status as conservative fellow travelers, as employees of News Ltd or otherwise sympathetic to the Coalition government - no surprise with the selection panels chosen by Mr Abbott and Senator Brandis ... still, there may be surprises from this talented list ]
21 October ... R.I.P. Edward Gough Whitlam (1916-2014)

"a progressive and inspirational (if flawed) national leader who enabled Australians to envision and achieve their future, in the later 20th century."
15 November-28 March 2015 ... panel artwork displays - in Courtyard gallery at Shoalhaven City Arts Centre in collaboration with South Coast Correctional Centre, works by inmates of South Nowra S.C.C.C. under their education program
Nowra Players present 'The Female of the Species' at
8 pm on 22/26/27/28 November; 3 pm on 23/30 November; 8 pm on 3/4/5/6 December ... witty comedy by Joanna Murray Smith ... at Players Theatre Bomaderry ... bookings from 6 October : 1300 662 808 at Shoalhaven Visitors' Information Centre
30 November ... applications close, 2015 Illawarra Folk Festival, for Youth Traditions Awards ... link for details
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5 December ... 'Still Life' - presented by Gerringong Pics and Flicks ... Director & Writer: Uberto Pasolini; Stars:Eddie Marsan, Joanne Froggatt, Karen Drury ... Best Film at Venice Film Festival

7:30 for 8 pm start, at Gerringong Town Hall ... N.B. new 2015 yearly memberships for $60 now available!
5 December ... Berry Dance and Performing Arts Studio, proudly presents 'Wolf and I' ... Doors open 6:30pm at at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra

5 December ... Dance Sensations Kiama - presents 'Feel This Moment!'

Doors oen 9.30am, 12:00pm, 3:00pm at at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra, our end of year performance for 2014.
7 December ... KC Dance Co "All About Swing" - Doors open 3:30pm at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra
7 December ... Shoalhaven Youth Orchestra - Christmas Concert, with players from South Coast Orchestra and some SYO alumni

3 pm at Nowra School of Arts, Berry St Nowra
7 December ... final date for submissions - SAVE Milton Library ? ... link to Shoalhaven Council notice with their reasons for potential closure ... you may enter your opinion in that web-site - or else write to Council eith your views at: PO Box 42, Nowra 2541
8 December ... 'Bach - from Julliard to the Bush' - Suites for solo cello - Anthony Albrecht,

4 pm at Old Uniting Church, 77 Albert St Berry ... $25 adults, $20 concession, $10 students, children<10 free
12 December
... 'Feel the Manouche' : George Washingmachine and gypsy jazz ensemble - presented by Milton Theatre
12 December ... entry closing date, Hal Porter Short Story competition - stories up to 2500 words,

email (to: pjsmillard@live.com) for details
12 December ... THE SUN RECORDS ALL-STARS - a Rhythm & Blues Concert based on the famed Memphis-based record company ... doors open 7:30 pm, at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra
13-14 December ... Lydian Singers - 'Stella Natalis' by Karl Jenkins ... 7:30 pm Saturday, 2:30 pm Sunday - at Nowra School of Arts
13 December-21 February ... Exhibitions - at Shoalhaven City Arts Centre,

'Landscapes and Interiors' - Main & Foyer galleries; Monotypes - Access gallery - by Elisabeth Cummings; 'Shifting Shadows, Shifting Sands' - East gallery - by Maryanne Wick & Szilvia Gyorgy
15 December ... Peter Porter Poetry Prize ... poems up to 75 lines, first prize $5000 ... link for details
21 December
... 'INSPIRE' - END-YEAR CHRISTMAS CONCERT by South Coast Institute of the Performing Arts (SCIPA)

... doors open 1:30 pm, at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra
9 January ... 'Spirit of Akasha' - 8 pm at Milton Theatre
12-13 January ... 'A DAY at the CIRCUS' - children's circus workshop - two days from 9 am - 4 pm, at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra
15 January ... DRAGON - 8 pm at Milton Theatre
17 January ... BACKSLIDERS - 8 pm at Milton Theatre
21 January ... Giggle and Hoot and Friends - Live on Stage - shows at 10 am and 12:30 pm at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra
23 January ... Steve Clisby - 'Leave Me Dreaming' tour ... doors open 7 pm at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra


24 January
... Vince Jones - 8 pm at Milton Theatre