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Artsday / Another burst of debauchery

A previous edition of “Decadence and Debauchery”

HELEN MUSA previews this weekend’s arts offeringings in today’s “Artsday” column.

THE next edition of the long-running “Decadence and Debauchery,” in a “gaudy display of body positivity” is at Tuggeranong Arts Centre, July 2. 

THE ANU School of Music is hosting music workshops for under 18s, with classes in composition, rhyming schemes, and collaborative activities, sound walks and live performances. July 1-6, register here.

THE 10th Annual NAIDOC Community Art Exhibition will feature more than 30 original works from detainees of the Alexander Maconochie Centre. Community Services #1, 63 Boolimba Crescent, Narrabundah.

PHOTOACCESS opens three new exhibitions this week: “Sky Eternal” by Cat Wilson; “Up in the Air” by Claire Grant; and “Wild Blue Yonder”, the annual PhotoAccess members’ exhibition. PhotoAccess, Manuka Circle, Griffith, until July 30.

CANBERRA Contemporary Art Space director Janice Falsone will be in conversation with artists Wendy Teakel and Noelene Lucas at CCAS, Parkes, 3pm, July 2.

Emily-Rose and the Wild Things.

Weekend music includes: 

  • EMILY-Rose & The Wild Things, Smiths Alternative, Civic, July 1.
  • GUITAR virtuoso Ash Grunwald, The Street Theatre, July 1.
  • “A Sonnet for Sondheim”, an evening of language and lyrics. Belconnen Arts Centre, until July 2.
  • SOUL, folk and roots singer-songwriter, Hannah Acfield, is launching her album, “No Light Without Shade,” with guest Kim Yang. Smith’s Alternative, Civic, 7pm, July 2.



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