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Yep, stand-up Bron’s back with a new show

Bron Lewis at Raw Comedy 2022. Photo: Jim Lewis

Here’s arts editor HELEN MUSA’S weekly wrap of all things arts – “Arts in the City”.

FORMER Narrabundah College drama student, Bron Lewis, who was co-winner of the “Raw Comedy” competition this year, will be back in town with her solo stand-up show, “YEP!” at  Smith’s Alternative, 7pm and 8.30pm, Thursday, June 30. 

“Arts in the City”. CANBERRA Strings present Brahms’s String Sextet No 1 Brahms String Sextet no. 1 in Wesley Church, Forrest, 3pm, Sunday, June 26. 

ACTOR Stefanie Lekkas, well-known from performances with Canberra Youth Theatre and The Street, is the face of a new video series for Workforce Australia. It’s a success, too, for Budding Entertainment Talent, which she joined in 2021 and through which she’s featured in national campaigns for the “Cultural Icons” at the NGA and for the Australian Signals Directorate. 

Stefanie Lekkas… the face of a new video series for Workforce Australia.

MOTHERTONGUE Multilingual Poetry and “be:longing” will present stories of migration, cross-cultural life, nostalgia and belonging in Australia through poetry written in a language or languages other than English. At Smith’s Alternative, 7pm, June 27. 

LEXI Sekuless and Belco Arts are mounting “A Sonnet for Sondheim”, an evening of language and lyrics that also involves poetry by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Shakespeare and Emily Dickinson. There’ll be songs from “ Follies”, “Company”, “A Little Night Music”, “Into the Woods” and other Sondheim favourites. Belconnen Arts Centre, June 29-July 2.

THE Australian Chamber Orchestra is touring “A Bach Family Reunion”, works by JS Bach and his children, including CPE and JC Bach who, the ACO observes, revolutionised music. JS Bach’s “Double Violin Concerto”, performed by Richard Tognetti and Helena Rathbone, will be the centrepiece. At Llewellyn Hall, 8pm, June 27. 

MUSICA da Camera has released its second album, arias by Handel, Purcell, Gluck and Mozart, recorded by the orchestra with clarinets and horns from the National Capital Orchestra, featuring popular soprano, Louise Page, at St Peter and Paul’s Cathedral, Goulburn, and directed by Leonard Weiss.

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