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Artsday / NAIDOC Week comes to Woden

Greg Joseph on didgeridoo.

TUGGERANONG Arts Centre’s Woden Arts program is hosting a big NAIDOC Week event in Woden, complete with performances by Greg Joseph on didgeridoo, the Yukembruk Dance Group, and Alinta Barlow and Tahalianna Soward from the Gugan Gulwan music program. There’ll also be a yarning circle, a kids’ circle and workshops. Woden Town Square and Woden Library, 10.45am-2pm, Tuesday (July 5). Free.

WODEN Arts is also hosting NAIDOC at Mawson Shops, 10.30am-2pm, on Friday (July 8) with free visual arts workshops, live music and an exhibition of artworks from Burrunju Gallery.

Tarahumara “Pinto” or “Pascol” dancer during the Holy Week in Norogachi, Guachochi, Chihuahua by Guillermo Aldana, 1976. At Kambri.

THEN there’ll be “Behind Dat Face”, a cabaret night by First Nations drag performers, including Sydney’s Miss Josie and Chel Torres, Hobart’s Anna’Mal Tuckerbox and Canberra’s Mumma MadB. Tuggeranong Arts Centre, Saturday (July 9).

FOUR award-winning First Nations films will be streamed at 1pm and 7pm over four days, until 8, as part of the NAIDOC Week Virtual Indigenous Film Festival for. The film are “Araatika: Rise Up!”, “Off Country”, “Wash My Soul in the River’s Flow” and “Where the Water Starts” at 1 pm and 7 pm. All information here

AS part of a serendipitous partnership between AIATSIS, the Instituto Nacional de los Pueblos Indígenas in Mexico City and the Embassy of Mexico, an exhibition of photographs that represent the indigenous peoples of Mexico goes on show in the Central Foyer Kambri at Kambri, ANU in NAIDOC Week.

THE Margaret and David Williams Collection of textiles, baskets, ceramics, glass and wooden objects will go on sale at the Majura Hall, Northside Community Centre, Rosevear Place, Dickson, 10am-5pm, Saturday, July 9 and 9am-noon, Sunday, July 10.

GEOFF’S Jazz At Smiths has the Murray Jackson Quartet from Sydney, at Smith’s Alternative, 76 Alinga St Civic. 7pm, on Wednesday (July 6).

TALENTED young pianists from the studio of Jinbo Huang will perform selection of music from Bach, Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Brahms, Prokofiev and Australia’s Miriam Hyde. Wesley Music Centre, Forrest, 12.40-1.20pm, Wednesday (July 6).



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