Artsday / ‘Drapper’ Dobby joins in music festival

Share Canberra's trusted news:

 

Rapper Dobby.

DOBBY is a multi-instrumentalist increasingly known for bouncing between piano, drums and drum pads, with his unique signature ‘drapping’ (rapping and drumming at the same time). He’ll be here for the Canberra International Music Festival, performing at aMBUSH Gallery, Kambri, Level 2, Building 153, Kambri Cultural Centre, ANU, 6-7pm, Friday, May 7. Book here.

Raffle prize of a leno scarf by Carol Guida.

CANBERRA Spinners and Weavers annual exhibition, “Warped and Twisted”, runs at Textile Works, Chifley Health and Wellbeing Hub, 70 Maclaurin Crescent, Chifley, until May 9. Original and innovative works showcasing a wide range of techniques including weaving, spinning, knitting, rug-making and dyeing will be on show and the raffle prize is a leno scarf, woven by Carol Guida.

Choirboys.

CHOIRBOYS Lindsay Tebbutt, Mark Gable, Ian Hulme and Brett Williams, have always played great Australian pub rock and they’re still doing it. They’ll be in town at The Basement, 2 Cohen St, Belconnen, 7pm, Friday, May 7, book here

“Peregrine” by Ingrid Bowen.

“PEREGRINE”, meaning a tendency to wander, is the title of northern Sydney landscape artist Ingrid Bowen’s third solo exhibition at Suki & Hugh Gallery, 38A Gibraltar Street, Bungendore, running from May 8 to June 13. An informal covid-safe reception will be held throughout Saturday, with the artist present. All welcome.

A work by Roslyn Kean.

DEFINING Shapes – Creating Edges” is a solo exhibition by Sydney printmaker Roslyn Kean. Featuring multi-block prints that combine traditional Mokuhanga techniques with contemporary relief printing, the exhibition encourages contemplation and stillness. Megalo Print Studio, 21 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston, May 8-June 12. The artist will be at the gallery on Saturday, May 8, between noon and 4pm, to meet with members of the public.

Who Can You Trust?

In a world beleaguered by spin and confused messages, there's never been more need for diverse, trustworthy, independent journalism in Canberra.

Who can you trust? Well, for more than 25 years, "CityNews" has proudly been an independent, free, family-owned news magazine, serving the national capital with quality, integrity and authority. Through our weekly magazine and daily through our digital platforms, we constantly and reliably deliver high-quality and diverse opinion, news, arts, socials and lifestyle columns.

If you trust our work online and believe in the power of independent voices, I encourage you to make a small contribution.

Every dollar of support will be invested back into our journalism so we can continue to provide a valuably different view of what's happening around you and keep citynews.com.au free.

Click here to make your donation and you will be supporting the future of journalism and media diversity in the ACT.

Thank you,

Ian Meikle, editor

Previous articleFour new residents for Youth Theatre
Next articlePolicy promises to boost Canberra’s central treescape
Helen Musa
“CityNews” arts editor

Leave a Reply