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Rare play about asylum-seekers comes to The Street

AS “CityNews” predicted a couple of weeks ago, The Street Theatre has popped a rare play into its season this week, with “The Process,” a timely work about asylum seekers that has recently had people raving enthusiastically at Melbourne’s La Mama Theatre. It coincides nicely with Belconnen Arts Centre’s current exhibition “Seeking Humanity,”  Wendy Sharpe’s […]

Arts / Handling the social media’s humiliation

WOLLONGONG drama academic Janys Hayes is the director of “Handle It”, a play soon coming to The Street Theatre, in which performer Laura Jackson plays seven Gen-Y characters facing their sexuality on stage against a backdrop of social media projections. It’s theatrical, but it’s pretty confronting. In the play, 18-year-old student Kelsey Armitage is very […]

Lady Bracknell back – on the other side of the footlights

JUDI Crane is justly famous for her rendition of the line, “a handbag?” when she played Lady Bracknell some years ago in “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Theatre 3. Now Crane returns to the scene, but this time as director of Oscar Wilde’s famous play. Comparisons will be unavoidable as Karen Vickery performs the […]

Classy art classes at Belconnen Arts Centre

BELCONNEN Arts Centre has announced that this week they’re commencing a wide range of classes across many art-forms, for all ages and abilities. There are of visual arts classes for all levels of experience, from cartooning to puppetry, as well as our latest offering – Mindful Marks, a daytime class dedicated to ‘seeing things differently’, […]

You Are Here

You Are Here picks up $25,000 from EventsACT

TWO months out from the 2015 You Are Here (YAH) festival kicking off they’ve received an EventsACT grant, to the tune of $25,000, to assist with marketing and evaluation of the festival. The grant will enable YAH to undertake targeted communication activities to ensure outreach to diverse audiences for the festival, as well as completing […]