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Artsday / Covid strikes art events – again

Xavier Rudd.

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

MUSICIAN and multi-instrumentalist Xavier Rudd, supported by First Nations duo Marlon and Rulla, will be at the Canberra Theater 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 shown at The Street Theater from June 18-25. Pre-show talks with the playwrights and director on the crisis of justice in the modern world will be held at 3pm on Sunday (June 19) and at 6:15pm on June 23.

CANBERRA’s best-known public narrator, Brian Hungerford, has written a historical novel, which will be launched by Prof John Minns at the Uniting Church Hall, Curtin, with food and drink, Saturday afternoon, June 18 at 4pm.

It is also a busy weekend for concerts, with the following concerts:

  • CANBERRA Qwire will hold its semi-annual concert, “Let the Rainbow Sing”, on Saturday at The B, Queanbeyan.
  • MUSICA da Camera returns for a concert full of romance and meditation. At Holy Covenant Anglican Church, Cook, Saturday.
  • THE Resonants choir, led by Helen Swan, celebrates over 30 years on Saturday with “Something Wonderful!” Belconnen Arts Center.
  • The CANBERRA Symphony Orchestra’s series of chamber classics 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, Sundays at 3pm.
  • PIANIST Ronan Apcar will perform the world premiere of Dulcie Holland’s “Piano Concertino”, Wesley Uniting Church, Forrest, on Sunday with Canberra Sinfonia at 5pm.

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