Arts diary

<i>Seussical the Musical</i>, based on the Dr Seuss? stories, is at Belconnen
Theatre until January 25.

Seussical the Musical, based on Dr Seuss' stories, is at Belconnen Theatre until January 25. Photo: Katherine Griffiths

VISUAL

Belconnen Arts Centre: College Express 5 presents an array of unique perspectives. Students from the north Canberra region present a fresh and adventurous look at what makes them tick. More than 80 students have contributed to this powerful presentation of creativity. Until January 26. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-5pm. 118 Emu Bank, Belconnen. Ph: 6173 3300

Bungendore Fine Art: Animal Magnetism. Delightful animal and bird portraits in pastel and acrylic by Catherine Lidden and Catherin McMillan. Until January 29. Open daily, 10am-4.30pm. 42 Ellendon Street, Bungendore. Ph: 6238 1640

Photo Access: Karijini. Exquisite pinhole camera landscapes. The People of the Postcard. A members' postcard show. Both exhibitions until February 2. Corner Manuka Circle and New South Wales Crescent, Griffith, next door to the Manuka Pool. Open Tuesday to Friday, 10am-4pm. Weekends, noon-4pm. Ph: 6295 7810

Goulburn Regional Art Gallery: Art As Life. Exhibition featuring works by five generations of an artistic family, the Bell-Hoskins. Roughing Out. Alex Seton showcases his deconstruction of notions of traditional ancient marble carving. Both exhibitions until January 25. Open Monday to Friday, 10am-5pm, Saturday to Sunday, 1pm-4pm. Civic Centre, corner of Bourke and Church Streets, Goulburn. Ph: 02 4823 4494

Milk Factory Gallery: Print Making Workshops. This new series of hands-on printmaking workshops concentrates on three techniques: waterless lithography, aluminium etching and photopolymer printmaking. At the Milk Factory Gallery. Until January 20. 33 Station Street, Bowral. Ph: 02 4862 1077

Narek Galleries: Atmosphere. A solo exhibition by Mongarlowe potter Gail Nichols. Her work is distinguished by the materiality of her making and firing process of wheel-thrown stoneware and soda vapour glazing. Until February 24. Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 10.30am-5.30pm. Old Tanja Church, 1140 Bermagui Road. Tanja. Ph: 6494 0112

National Gallery of Australia: Roy Lichtenstein. This traces the artist's print projects from the 1950s to the '90s, exploring how he appropriated, transformed and remixed art historical sources. Until January 27. Gold and the Incas: Lost Worlds of Peru. Showcase of the ancient pre-Hispanic cultures of Peru. Until April 21. Enjoy Peruvian-inspired food and drinks, and tunes from local DJs in the Sculpture Garden. Parkes Place, Canberra. Ph: 6240 6411

PERFORMANCE

Ickle Pickle Productions: Seussical the Musical. Suitable for all ages. Based on the wonderful Dr Seuss stories, Seussical is one of the most performed shows in the United States. With a cast of nearly 40 adult and young performers, excellent music and special effects. Belconnen Theatre, performances until January 25. Ph: 6275 2700

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