Jimmy Little Gathering workshops
Sat Sept 23, Bathurst. More than a concert – it includes an afternoon of public workshops, an art exhibition, open-mic and storytelling sessions, followed by a BBQ.
Open to the whole community – come and get a taste of traditional and contemporary local Aboriginal culture.
Workshops, open-mic, storytelling from 3pm
Venue: Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre
Please note, some workshop times might change slightly closer to the day.
Workshops and activities
Aboriginal dance workshop with Jo Clancy
3pm-3.30pm, City Hall. For young dancers. Bookings required. Contact Arts OutWest 02 6338 4657 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Making messages sticks and clapsticks
3pm-4pm, Conference Rooms 1 & 2 (downstairs). With Owen.
4.15pm-5pm, Conference Rooms 1 & 2 (downstairs). With Audrey.
Wiradjuri language workshop
Two sessions. 3pm-3.30pm and 3.45-4.15pm, Conference Rooms 3 & 4 (upstairs). Half an hour each session. With trained Wiradjuri language teacher Nyree Reynolds. Max 20 people per session.
3pm- 5pm, Downstairs Foyer. With Aleshia. Come and join in at any time.
Open-Mic and Aboriginal storytelling
4.15-5.15pm in City Hall. Open-mic for Aboriginal musicians. Put your name on the blackboard hen you arrive. One to two songs each please. Plus storytelling from people with memories of Jimmy Little.
5.15pm to 6.15pm, City Hall. Ashley Bland (digeridoo), Frances Peters-Little, Sounds Live Choir, Matt Williamson.
from 5pm-6.30pm, in the courtyard off City Hall. Have a sausage sandwich whilst listening to the afternoon entertainment.
Aboriginal art exhibition
All day in the Wattle Foyer (upstairs). Great art from across the NSW Central West.
For more information contact Arts OutWest on 6338 4657 or email email@example.com
Image: Woven baskets by Aboriginal artists, at the Kew-Y-Ahn Aboriginal Gallery Hartley, a project of Arts OutWest and NPWS.