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July 2017

Lulo Reinhardt
& Bart Stenhouse :
Global Guitar Conversations 2017 Australian Tour

19 July

Gypsy Swing and Latin Fusion from the great nephew of jazz legend Django Reinhart meets world jazz fusion multi-instrumentalist Bart Stenhouse. In early 2016, European gypsy guitar great Lulo Reinhardt and emerging Australian world jazz fusion multi-instrumentalist Bart Stenhouse decided to join forces for a concert tour across Australia in 2017 to explore their shared passion for various world music traditions. “Bart is one of the best up and coming jazz fusion artists right now” – Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya, Grammy Nominated…

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$25 - $40

A Snowman in the Desert

20 July - 30 July

Created by Justus Neumann and John Bolton Supported by Salamanca Arts Centre With a fast car slowing him down and a wealth of things to be buried under, an old man discards everything but his spirit. Award winning* writer & performer of Alzheimer Symphony, Justus Neumann is back with his new solo show A Snowman in the Desert. A black comedy about a rich man who disillusioned with society decides to part from his wealth and live on the street.…

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August 2017
$25 - $30

An evening in Andalusia

3 August

An evening of music and poetry celebrating Andalusia and the great Andalusian poet Federico Garcia Lorca. Popular Tasmanian poet Pete Hay pay’s homage to Lorca and the haunted landscape of Andalusia. Poetry enmeshed in a web of music by thrilling composer and guitarist Paul Gerard. TICKETS: $30 Full / $25 Concession Tickets available through Centertainment OR on the door (if available) PERFORMANCE: Thursday 3 August 2017 Doors Open 6:30pm Performance Starts 7:00pm

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$15 - $20

Jed Appleton LIVE
at the Peacock Theatre

5 August

With special guest Joe Mungovan Jed Appleton is a force to be reckoned with writing infectious and pensive lyrics, with soft, delicate whispers carried by intricate guitar plucking to the cries that would melt your heart. The troubadour has been lapping the world playing beautifully intimate and large capacity shows with artists such as Passenger, The Cat Empire, Stu Larsen, Matt Corby & Husky. “There’s no other way to describe it other than hauntingly stunning” – Newcastle Gig Guide (UK)…

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9 August - 10 August

Presented by Fawkes Theatre Company A Grecian tragedy, Sophocles’ Antigone is a timeless classic. Adapted and directed by Stephanie Francis, this captivating young cast will enthral you as they take you on a fairy-tale-esque journey exploring the ideas of power, love and fate. Fawkes Theatre Company prides itself on creating new and exciting work, whether it be new work written by past or present University of Tasmania students or older pieces of literature revitalised in a contemporary style. To summarise…

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$15 - $20

Tarkine Tales

11 August

Presented by Hobart Playback Theatre hosted by the Bob Brown Foundation Your stories of wild takayna / Tarkine re-enacted through music and theatre. Come along to share your stories of takayna / Tarkine and see the experiences of others enacted spontaneously, accompanied by music. Introduced with words and music by Theresa Sainty and Satyamo. Slide show by Charles Chadwick. You will understand why the Tarkine is worth protecting! Tickets: $20 Full / $15 Concession / $14 SAC Associate Members Tickets available…

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Kato Kuniko :
Bach to Xenakis

26 August

Presented by Just Percussion Kato Kuniko won praise for her performance of Bach’s G minor violin sonata at the 1995 Leigh Howard Stevens International Marimba Competition, particularly for her lack of marimba rolls in the Adagio. Throughout her 2016 series of concerts (‘Reich at 80’ and ‘Bach To Contemporary Music’) Kuniko has performed works from the new album giving fans worldwide a chance to hear these works live. This is an exciting new take on these perpetually popular works. Her…

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September 2017
entry by donation

Sonic #1

9 September

Presented by Nick Ashwood and Tam Hanson. Supported by Salamanca Arts Centre. An evening of improvised music Featuring: a duo — Nick Ashwood (guitar), Michael McNab (percussion); another duo — Tom Robb (drums), Greg Kingston (guitar); and a quartet — Damien Kingston (guitar), Tom Robb (no input desk), Nick Ashwood (guitar), Michael McNab (percussion). PERFORMANCE: Saturday 9 September 2017  Doors Open @ 7:30pm / Performance Starts @ 8:00pm ENTRY by DONATION (recommended donation $5) Join the facebook event

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$25 - $32

The Addams Family

14 September - 24 September

Presented by Musical Theatre Crew: the team who brought you Shrek the musical jnr, Thoroughly Modern Mille and Grease. LOOK WHO’S MOVED INTO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD! ‘They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re all together ooky, THE ADDAMS FAMILY!’ Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family. She confides in her father, Gomez, begging him not to tell her mother, Morticia. But Gomez has never…

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$25.30 - $30.30

Go Go Beach

27 September - 1 October

Presented by ExitLeft Performance Academy. GO GO BEACH will transport you to the Californian sun, surf and sea when a laid-back surfer tangles with a runaway pop star in this comical teen tale! Its the biggest weekend of summer for surfer Woody. He has everything a carefree Californian boy could want, the cutest girl on the beach, a great bunch of friends and the record of never being wiped out! But then his old tomboy surfing pal comes back sprouting flower…

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