ORANGE REGIONAL GALLERY.
Liam Benson is a multi-disciplinary artist whose practice incorporates performance, photography, video and textiles. His work is informed by working collaboratively with diverse communities through an ongoing conversation about how culture, sub-culture and identity interrelate and evolve.
RANKIN COTTAGE CRAFTS.
Brrrrr winter has arrived!
Rankin Cottage Crafts have been busy bees hand making winter woolies to
keep you and your loved ones warm this winter.
BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY, BATHURST.
Hill End based artist Luke Sciberras has donated 64 prints to the permanent collection of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, the largest single donation of work ever made to the collection. The artist has also confirmed his intention to donate one print from each series he makes in the future to mark his life’s journey in prints. A selection of the gifted prints and related drawings will be on presented in conjunction with Luke Sciberras: Side of the Sky survey.
BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY, BATHURST. Using the transformative power of the kiln to reclaim and reuse waste materials, the resulting works in reCLAYm are a manifesto for an innovative and environmentally aware approach to art making. Daly aims to inspire others to creatively reuse that which was considered useless, and to add his own ripples to this new wave of action and debate amongst artistic practitioners.
WAYOUT ARTSPACE KANDOS
Assemblages and sculptures, prints, photos, videos and live performances tackle our sticky relationship with this useful but monstrous family of materials. The opening event promises to be serious but lots of fun with blessings performed by the witty and unapologetic Sisters of Perpetual PlastIx, a Ukulele performance of “Plastic in the House” with community participation from the Kandos Ukulele Group, Washing Up! (you can clean up after yourselves rather than chuck your trash in a bin and walk away), Be blessed! and Bell Ringing.
Hustle and Heart was created from two best friends combining their love of singing with their drive to be part of the prestigious local music scene.
Hannah and Allie can regularly be seen on stage with Orange Theatre Company, playing pivotal roles such as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde (Hannah) and Sophie in Mamma Mia (Allie).
Film. Gina is not feeling fabulous. She has lost her job and feels stuck and frustrated in a passionless marriage. She has always lived life on the sidelines – that is, until she is met with the groundbreaking business opportunity of converting a team of well-built moving guys into well-built housecleaners. Initially the response from her ocean-swimming community is immediate, and her all-male cleaning staff an instant hit. Finally, she is the boss she has always wanted to be.
A new weekly Open Mic session. You can sign up from 6.30pm to perform three songs (or about 15 minutes), in an acoustic format (no drums or electric guitars etc). The event is hosted by local musician Cletis Carr, who has over 20 years' experience running these events at venues such as Penrith Panthers Club.
Storytime at Orange City Library is lots of fun. We read stories, sing songs, play games and make craft. They are held during the school term and cater for preschool children and their carers. Storytime is free and each session lasts approximately one hour. Tuesday’s programme (book and craft) is repeated on Wednesday and Thursday.
NAIDOC Week celebrates and recognises the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and an opportunity for all Australians to learn about First Nations cultures and histories and participate in celebrations of the oldest, continuous living cultures on earth
The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.
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