Artsday / CSO joins new orchestra for a ‘bite size’ performance

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MUSICIANS from the CSO and the newly established ANU Orchestra will be performing reflective music by Australian composer Graeme Koehne as an extension of the Side by Side Orchestra initiative. The “bite size” performance will be shared today, Friday, July 17, here

Zoe Brand

ARTIST Zoe Brand will be discussing her solo exhibition, “You Are Doing It Again” at Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre, North Building, Civic, from 1pm-1.30pm, this Saturday, July 18. Limited capacity and bookings essential here.

BEATA Tworek’s “Self Iso Portraits 2020” is a new exhibition of five large-scale self-portraits made to correspond to the COVID-19 times through its subject and its format. The photographs reflect the time when the artist had the opportunity to think about her origins, identity, everyday rituals and times gone by. At the Downer Community Centre, 3pm–5.30pm, Saturday, July 18. Bring your own glass for wine/juice.

AINSLIE and Gorman Arts Centres will move to step three of the “COVIDSafe” plan on Monday, July 20, to coincide with the start of term three. The re-opening of Ainslie Arts Centre, and the return of public events with headcount limits and social distancing (one person per 4sq m indoors, 1.5m apart, and 100 persons outdoors), are the main changes expected at this stage.

A work by Anton Gerner

BUNGENDORE Wood Works Gallery is chuffed to learn that Anton Gerner, a long term gallery artist, has had two significant cabinets acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria. “Huon Pine Sculptural Drawers” and “A Cabinet With No Front Or Back” have been added to the permanent Contemporary Design and Architecture collection.

A free “come and try” class introducing Padma Menon’s dance-contemplation course, “Saraswathi The Wisdom Goddess” is available from 10am-11am this Saturday, July 18. Then, classes begin the week of July 20 both online and face-to-face. Bookings to







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