The Flazeda Hub, Canberra’s Alternate Performing Arts Hub, presents Burlesque Brunch. There’ll be an amazing show with singing, dancing, and a whole lotta legs, along with a savory and sweet treats lunch. The Burlesque Brunch will take place at 11am on Sunday 30th of July at The Flazeda Hub at Emu Bank, Belconnen. Further information is available from their website.
At the Aarwun Gallery, three new exhibitions. Luminescence by Alice Pulvers combines striking realism with vivid imagined landscapes. Pianoforte by Lucy Pulvers brings together a selection of the artist’s most recent work inspired by her love of music. And, Animalia by Sophie Pulvers is a selection of new works inspired by both her ongoing relationship with Japan and Japanese art and her love of nature and animals. All three exhibitions will run until Sunday 13th August. The Aarwun Gallery is at Federation Square, O’Hanlon Pl, Nicholls.
At Rusten House in Queanbeyan Endless Possibilities by the All Sorts Artist Collective is an exhibition reflecting the diverse styles of the group’s work through their approach to nature. The exhibition runs from Saturday 29th July – Saturday 19th August and Rusten House is at Collett St, Queenbeyan.
At the Wesley Music Centre, the Lunchtime Concert series presents John Ma and Marie Searles performing light classical music for violin and piano. The concert will take place on Wednesday 2nd August from 12.40pm. Also at the Wesley Music Centre the winner of the highly esteemed Sydney International Piano Competition’s First Prize will perform a captivating, one-night-only recital. This performance will be on Thursday 3rd August from 7pm. For further information on both concerts visit the Wesley Music Centre’s website.
At the Tuggeranong Arts Centre, Matters of the Heart. From body image and babies to relationship baggage, Matters Of The Heart takes a deep dive into this multi-faceted topic. Keeping it cliche-free, Deborah O’Toole covers it all with warmth, humour and sublime vocal performances. Matters of the Heart will be performed at the Tuggeranong Arts Centre’s Theatre on Saturday 5th August from 7:30pm. For further information visit the Tuggeranong Arts Centre’s website.
The next ANU Meet the Authors event will be Anna Funder will be in conversation with Virginia Haussegger on her new book, Wifedom. Mrs Orwell’s Invisible Life. Using newly discovered letters from Orwell’s forgotten wife Eileen to her best friend, Funder recreates the Orwells’ marriage, through the Spanish Civil War and WW II in London, while revealing Eileen’s own literary brilliance.The event will take place in the ANU Cinema, Cultural Centre in the Kambri Precinct on Wednesday 2nd August from 6pm.To find out more information & to register visit the events section of the ANU website.
The next Music ACT Music Chat will be Music Careers in Canberra featuring a panel discussion with a selection of prolific homegrown professionals who are working & running businesses full-time in the music industry and living in the ACT talking about what kind of careers are available within the music industry. The event will be from 3:00pm on Sunday, July 30th at The Shaking Hand bar in Civic. To register for the event go to the Music ACT website.