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Artsday / A world of musicals comes to town

“The World of Musicals.”

“THE World of Musicals” is a sensational gala show bringing songs from London’s West End and New York’s Broadway shows, including “Oklahoma!”, West Side Story”, “ Fiddler on the Roof”, “Les Miserables”, “The Blues Brothers” and more. Canberra Theatre, 6pm, Sunday, May 22. Book here.

A huge musical line up of Larissa Kovalchuk, William Barton, Andrew Goodwin, Roland Peelman, Kim Cunio, Miroslav Bukovsky and Friends, CSO Chamber Ensemble, ANU Chamber Choir, Oriana Chorale, Kompactus Youth Choir and ANU Orchestra will perform in solidarity with the people of Ukraine at Llewellyn Hall, on Tuesday, May 31. Proceeds will go to the Australian Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal and Médecins Sans Frontières. Book here.

THE Belgian embassy is holding a fair to celebrate World Bee Day, with all proceeds going to humanitarian charities in Ukraine. According to the ACT Beekeepers Association, they’re expecting more than 1000 visitors to enjoy market stalls, education stands with information about bees and a kid’s corner with workshops and activities. At 19 Arkana Street.,Yarralumla, 11am-3pm, Saturday, May 21.

WA-based duo Erasers, Rebecca Orchard and  Rupert Thomas, showcase compositions of their new album, “Constant Connection” at Ainslie Arts Centre, 30 Elouera Street, Braddon, 6.30pm, Saturday, May 21.

CANBERRA Potters are holding an opening and awards presentation of their 2022 student-teacher exhibition. Watson Arts Centre 1 Aspinall Street, Watson, 2pm, Sunday, May 22.

AND the classical concerts around town on the weekend include: Blamey Street Big Band 20th anniversary concert, Harmonie German Club, 7pm, Saturday, May 21; Thomas Azoury (clarinet) and Andrew Rumsey (piano), Wesley Music Centre, Saturday, 3pm, May 21; Acacia Quartet, Tuggeranong Arts Centre, 2pm, Sunday, May 22; and Art Song, Koen van Stade (tenor) and Neal Peres da Costa (fortepiano), Wesley Music Centre, 3pm, Sunday, May 22.


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