Canberra School of Bollywood Dancing is hosting a ?Bollywood Ball 2012? on Saturday, October 27.

Canberra School of Bollywood Dancing is hosting a ?Bollywood Ball 2012? on Saturday, October 27.

The Canberra School of Bollywood Dancing is hosting its 2012 Bollywood Ball tonight. All of the profits will be given to a children's charity. The evening promises to be a fantastic night of dancing to Bollywood beats and there will be prizes for the best-dressed male and female and fun competitions. The event starts at 6.30pm and the ticket price includes an authentic three-course Indian meal, a Bollywood dance workshop and surprise events. It promises to be a great way to get together with friends, wear your best bling and dance the night away while supporting a great cause. Tickets cost $50 adults. Contact the school director Krisha Jilson by email at canberrabollywood@bigpond.com, or see the website canberrabollywood.com.au, or phone 0403 156 833.

 

A LITTLE MUSIC

Lumiere: a concert of French music performed by choral chamber ensemble Coro with guest artist Calvin Bowman on piano will be held this evening at 6pm. It will include performances of Messiaen's O Sacrum Convivium, Durufle's Four Motets, Poulenc's Seven Songs and Christmas Songs and Faure's Cantique de Jean Racine. Tickets are $30 for adults, $20 for concession card holders and $10 for full-time students. Inquiries: Paul Eldon 0435 449 337. Wesley Music Centre, 20 National Circuit, Forrest. Spring Concert: tomorrow, at 3pm, the Wesley Scholars' Spring Concert will be held with performances from outstanding voice and instrumental students. Performers include Louise Keye and Elizabeth Gibbs (sopranos), Sarah Campbell (mezzo-soprano), Nicholas Beecher (tenor), Joshua Knol (baritone), Alys Rayner and Liam Keneally (violins), Emma Rayner (cello), Jessica Donohue (oboe) and Marko Sever (piano). There will be accompaniments by ANU School of Music head of voice, Alan Hicks. Works by Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, Brahms, Gluck, Donizetti, Finzi and others. Tickets are $20 adults, $15 concession and $5 for children. Inquiries: 6232 7248. Wesley Music Centre, 20 National Circuit, Forrest.

 

WHAT LIES BENEATH

A new exhibition called Beyond the Surface is on show at the Watson Arts Centre, displaying work from Alicia Kane, Debra Boyd-Goggin and Jacqueline Lewis. It brings together an exploration of landscape from three local artists who have used the mediums of ceramics, photography, painting and mixed media. Watson Arts Centre is located on Aspinall Street, Watson. The gallery is open from Thursday to Sunday, from 10am-4pm. See canberrapotters.com.au.

 

BEAUTIFUL SCRIPT

The Handwritten, Handbound exhibition from the Canberra Craft Bookbinders' Guild and Canberra Calligraphy Society is on display at the Belconnen Arts Centre. The bookbinders' guild promotes the art of hand-bound books and this sumptuous survey of works will feature some of their best in both traditional and alternative bindings. The Canberra Calligraphy Society members are passionate about the beauty of letters; their works illustrate older scripts used in pre-printing years, modern scripts and artistic ways of interpreting words. The exhibition will be on display until Sunday, November 11. There is an opportunity to meet the artists at 3pm tomorrow at the gallery. The gallery is located at 118 Emu Bank, Belconnen. See belconnenartscentre.com.au.