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Bruce Cain, left, and guitarist David Asbury... performing the last 2014 concert for Art Song Canberra.
Bruce Cain, left, and guitarist David Asbury… performing the last 2014 concert for Art Song Canberra.
TWO US artists, baritone Bruce Cain and guitarist David Asbury, will perform the last 2014 concert for Art Song Canberra in “Dedications – New Works for Voice, Guitar and the World”. At Wesley Music Centre, 3pm, on Sunday, November 16, tickets only at the door.

ART and horses? The “Unbridled Festival of Horses, Music and Food”, coming to Thoroughbred Park on November 15 is a celebration of the horse, but there’ll also be a jousting competition, music, entertainment and a craft market. All details at

BACK for its third season, the IMB Sunset Cinema is to screen at the Botanic Gardens, November 14-December 20, with blockbusters, cult classics, live bands, beanbags, gourmet food and a bar. Bookings to

ROSSINI’S last major composition “Petite Messe Solennelle” is nothing if not flamboyant. Alan Hicks will be conducting the work with the University of Canberra Chorale and soloists Ayse Göknur Shanal, Christina Wilson and Christopher Lincoln Bogg at All Saints, Ainslie, 7.30pm, on Friday, November 14, bookings to or tickets at the door.

“LET all Men Sing!” is the biennial massed male voice concert of the Male Choirs Association of Australia. With more than 400 choristers from 14 male choirs, conducted by NZ’s Dr Guy Jansen. Canberra is represented by the Canberra Men’s Choir and the host is the Australian Rugby Choir. At the AIS Arena, 2.30pm, on Saturday, November 15. Funds go to Soldier On. Bookings to or 132849.

“CURRENT”, the last “RAW Canberra” showcase for the 2014 season will bring together more than 30 local, emerging artists in fashion, music, visual and performance at the Uni Pub from 7.30pm on Wednesday, November 12. Bookings to or at the door.

SINGER-songwriter, and star of “The Voice”, Alex Gibson, is coming to Bungendore Wood Works Gallery with a program of blues, folk, soul, jazz and soft rock. From 6.30pm, Saturday, November 15, bookings for dinner and show to 6238 1688.

THE 2014 Canberra Country Blues & Roots Festival is at Queanbeyan Showground, November 14-16. Bookings to or


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