Archive for March, 2014

Mar 28 2014

KATRINA – PATRON OF YASSarts!

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Katrina-Hodgkinson

Katrina Hodgkinson, Member for Burrinjuck has accepted an invitation from the YASSarts committee to be patron of the volunteer driven body. Ms Hodgkinson grew up in the Yass Valley region and has been actively supportive of local arts & culture dating back to before her time in politics and has been instrumental in passing on arts related government initiatives to YASSarts via her office. Our sincerest thanks Katrina!

Mar 28 2014

FELLOWSHIP FOR EMERGING VISUAL ARTISTS

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Member for Burrinjuck, Katrina Hodgkinson today called on local visual artists to apply for the NSW Government’s $30,000, 2014 Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging), offered by Arts NSW.

For more details click here

Applications: visit www.arts.nsw.gov.au or www.artspace.org.au Media Contact: David White 6226 3311, 0427 451 510 or burrinjuck@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Mar 13 2014

MCJANNETT @ BELCONNEN ARTS CENTRE

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After the RainThe Belconnen Arts Centre will feature the work of Ray McJannett from 12th March till the 20th April. Ray, a museum trained photographer, currently explores the landscapes and stories of the historic districts of Yass and Gunning in his work. Entitled ‘The Rural Series’ this exhibition is part of the Canberra and Region Heritage Festival program. Click here to visit Ray’s YASSarts page

 

Mar 11 2014

SIOBHAN MCGRATH TO PERFORM AT ‘SKYFIRE’

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Canberra radio station FM104.7 recently held a competition called ‘Skyfires Got Talent’ and we are proud to say that Yass’s very own Siobhan McGrath was the winner of the competition. ‘Skyfire’ is a fireworks extravaganza with music and performances staged annually on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. Siobhan will be the opening act for singer, songwriter and dancing superstar ‘Timomatic’ and will perform in front of thousands of people on Saturday 15th March.

So head to Skyfire next weekend and check out our home-bred talent but in the meantime you can check out Siobhan via her Youtube site: www.youtube.com/user/siobhanmcgrath

‘Skyfire’ details can be found here: www.1047.com.au/1047-skyfire-2014