Salon de Refuses
Canberra region artist Kerry McInnis's portrait of steel artist Harrie Fasher, Drawn in Steel (Harrie Fasher) has been included in the Archibald Prize's Salon des Refuses at the S.H. Ervin Gallery in Sydney. The portraits are chosen by the gallery's owners after the judging of the Archibald Prize is finished. McInnis has been a previous Archibald, Salon, Portia Geach, Black Swan and Shirley Hannan finalist.
This gallery at the ANU's Kambri redevelopment has opened with the exhibition While You Were Sleeping, featuring the work of contemporary First Nations artists from across Australia. The works include paintings, illustrations, sculpture, film, photography and mixed media. ambushgallery.com.
This choir for people living with Parkinson's is directed by Chrissie Shaw. It meets on Mondays at 10am in Room 1, Ainslie Arts Centre, Braddon. The cost for participants is $10 a session, free for carers. Contact Chrissie Shaw: mobile 0407 079 748 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women in Vogue: Celebrating 60 Years in Australia
This upcoming exhibition, opening at the National Portrait Gallery on October 11, will showcase 60 years of the Vogue Australia archive, along with a tribute to some of the Australian women who have featured in its pages, including portraits of Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett and singer Kylie Minogue. It's on until November 24, 2019. Tickets are now on sale ($12 adults, $10 concession, under 18 years free) and can be purchased at portrait.gov.au. $10 early bird tickets are on sale until September.
The World Goes 'Round
2pm: Canberra Repertory Society presents a celebration of the work of musical theatre collaborators John Kander and Fred Ebb with songs from Cabaret, Chicago and many other shows and movies. Theatre 3, off Ellery Crescent, Acton. Also 8pm and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets on sale at the venue one hour before performances. canberrarep.org.au.
The Idea of North
7.30pm: The vocal group The Idea of North returns to The Street Theatre to perform with vocal percussionist Kai Kitamura. thestreet.org.au.
Reconciliation Day Eve
6.30pm: On the eve of the Reconciliation Day public holiday, musical artists including rapper Briggs and Yothu Yindi & The Treaty Project will be coming together to honour the anniversary of the 1967 Referendum. Canberra Theatre. canberratheatrecentre.com.au.
Love is in the Air
Tuesday: The Ten Tenors will perform a selection of love songs and wedding first dance songs at the Canberra Theatre at 7.30pm. Also Wednesday at 7.30pm. canberratheatrecentre.com.au.
Barbara and the Camp Dogs
Thursday: Part road-story, part family drama, part political cry-from-the-heart, this rock gig features Ursula Yovich and Elaine Crombie. The Playhouse, Canberra Theatre Centre. Until Saturday at 8pm with a 2pm matinee Saturday. canberratheatrecentre.com.au.
Puttin' on the Ritz
Thursday: At the Canberra Theatre, an ensemble of singers and dancers from the West End will perform classic Broadway and Hollywood numbers by Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin and others. canberratheatrecentre.com.au.
Tracks and Traces
Friday: Luminescence Chamber Singers present a concert of old and new music for treble voice including Brett Dean's rarely performed work Tracks and Traces. Gorman Hall, Gorman Arts Centre, 8pm. eventbrite.com.au.
Aladdin (PG): Disney's live action/CGI redo of the animated musical about a street urchin and an evil Vizier who vie for a magic lamp. Stars Will Smith as the Genie.
Brightburn (MA): A boy who arrives on Earth from space with a Superman-like ability turns out to be evil.
The Heiresses (M): Paraguayan movie about an elite lesbian couple, one of whom is sent to prison for fraud.
2040 (G): Damon Gameau's film is about practical solutions to environmental concerns so his daughter, 21 years old in the year 2040, will face a hopeful future.