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Artsday / Covid strikes arts events – again

Xavier Rudd.

COVID continues to hit arts events, with news overnight of the postponement of Michaela Burger’s “A Migrant’s Son” at Tuggeranong Arts Centre from this weekend to July 15 and 16 and of “Arsenic and Old Lace” at Canberra Rep, now running from  to June 23 to July 2.

MUSICIAN and multi-instrumentalist Xavier Rudd, supported by First Nations duo Marlon and Rulla, will be the Canberra Theatre on June 18. The show follows the release of Rudd’s new album “Jan Juc Moon”.

Storyteller Brian Hungerford

“TWENTY Minutes With The Devil”, the new play by Luis Gómez Romero and Desmond Manderson, will be at The Street Theatre, June 18 -25. Pre-show conversations with the playwrights and director talking about the crisis of justice in the modern world will be held at at 3pm on Sunday (June 19) and at 6.15pm on June 23. 

CANBERRA’S best-known public storyteller, Brian Hungerford, has written an historical novel, to be launched by Prof John Minns in the Uniting Church Hall, Curtin, with food and drinks, 4pm, Saturday afternoon, June 18.

IT’S a busy weekend for concerts too, with the following concerts:

  • CANBERRA Qwire is holding its mid-year concert, “Let the Rainbow Sing”, at The B, Queanbeyan, Saturday. 
  • MUSICA da Camera returns for a concert of romance and meditation. At Holy Covenant Anglican Church, Cook, Saturday. 
  • THE Resonants choir, directed by Helen Swan,  will be back celebrating more than 30 years with  “Something Wonderful!“ Belconnen Arts Centre, Saturday.
  • CANBERRA Symphony Orchestra’s chamber classics series continues with “Great Romantics,” Albert Hall, Yarralumla, 2pm, Sunday.
  • SYDNEY ensemble Thoroughbass will perform “Home and Hearth”, sonatas, catchy tunes and sentimental songs. Wesley Music Centre, Forrest, 3pm, Sunday.
  • PIANIST Ronan Apcar will join Canberra Sinfonia to perform the world premiere of Dulcie Holland’s “Piano Concertino”, Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest, 5pm, Sunday.

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