Aug 14 2010

Calendar 2010

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FEBRUARY

13-14 February

Wee Jasper Art & Craft Fair

A component of the ‘Wee Jasper Naturally’ weekend.
Contact: Kate Howarth at the Wee Jasper Trust on 02 6227 9626 or email kate@weejasperreserves.com.au

For details and competition entry forms see www.visitweejasper.com.au

MARCH

13 – 14th March

MARCH ARTS WEEKEND

Historic ‘Weetalabah’ – Arts in the Garden
Featuring Steven Deronne (Sculpture), Helen Thomas (Jewellery), Elena Thomas (Photography), Al Phemister (Sculpture), Lisa Fuller (Montage), James Shannon (Painting)
Refreshments, morning & afternoon teas by Yass District Red Cross.
10.00 – 4.00pm Saturday & Sunday
‘Weetalabah’ 92 Church Street Yass
Contact
: Nancy Lee on 02 6227 1255 or Geoffrey Lewis on 02 6226 6013

Jan Matson – Open Studio
Artist in oils, Jan presents beautiful landscapes, country cottages and beach scenes
Open 10am – 5pm Saturday & Sunday
The ‘Old Stationmaster’s’ Gallery 30 Dutton Street Yass
Contact
: Jan Matson M: 0400 899 954 E: jan@janmatson.com Web: www.janmatson.com

Locations map can be downloaded here

7th March – 19th April

Adam Humphreys – Crisp Galleries
Chainsaw artist Adam Humphreys is artist in residence at Crisp Galleries this year.
Exhibition runs from 7th March – 19th April 2010
Open 10am – 5pm Friday – Monday
Crisp Galleries Hume Highway ‘Gap Range’, BOWNING
Contact
: 02 6227 6073

20th -21st March

POETRY MASTERCLASS @ HISTORIC ‘BLACKBURN’
A poetry masterclass to focus the poet’s vision and find the right words
Cost: Members: $140, fulltime students and concessional members: $130, non-members: $190 (includes 12 months of membership).
‘Blackburn’ 1380 Cooks Hill Road via Yass
Bookings: 6262 9191 (Business hours)

27th March

YASS MUSIC CLUB
RMC Duntroon Band

Presented by the full Band of the Royal Military College of Duntroon led by Major Geoff Grey and involving every member of the unit. The famous RMC Band performs anything from movie themes to the modern vocal charts and ballet music to excerpts from popular musicals!

Through the Glenlothian Education Trust, with the assistance of the Rotary Club of Yass, we will award on the night a number of Dr RAG Holmes Yass Music Club Scholarships to promising young local music students.

Time: 8:00pm Saturday
Contact: (02) 6226 3514

April

11th APRIL

David Pereira Cello Series

‘Once Upon a Time’

Featuring: David Pereira, cello; Alice Giles, harp; Niels Rosendahl, saxophone; Cathie Roach and Cathy Petocz, puppets; Marian Budos, composition & guitar; Ivana Troselj, narration & composition.

Where: Crisp Galleries, Gap Range, Bowning – Sunday 2:00 pm
Tickets
: full $30.00, concession $25.00 (Senior’s Card/ Health Care Card)
Full-time student $15.00, child $10.00.
Ticket sales: 0404 499 348
Bookings: www.davidpereira.com.au
For more information visit: www.davidpereira.com.au

MAY

15th May

YASS MUSIC CLUB

The Katherine Holmes and Mary Reid Memorial Concert
Evgeny Ukhanov & Alexey Yemtsov
Piano for Four Hands

Ukranian born Evgeny, who launched the Music Club’s Steinway Grand piano last year will be joined by Alexey Yemtsov, also from the Ukraine, who is highly regarded as one of the ‘up-and-coming’ young pianists of Australia. Alexey has performed in many countries throughout the world.

Time: 8:00pm Saturday
Contact: (02) 6226 3514

June

4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th & 19th June

Yass Repertory Society Presents 3 One Act Plays.
Location: Liberty Theatre, Lead Street Yass
Time: 8pm (also matinee 12 June, 2pm)
Tickets: Adults $25 concession $20.
Tickets available at the Yass Valley Visitor Information Centre Ph: (02) 6226 2557 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 4pm weekends.

July

29th July

PRESSED FOR POETRY with LIZ MURPHY
‘PASSION POETRY AND SONG’

Jane Baker, Jeanine Leane, Lizz Murphy, and performance by Wiradjuri singer/songwriter Cecilia Pavlovic. Jane Baker will also launch Lizz’ PressPress chapbook Six Hundred Dollars.
All welcome. Just turn up – but an RSVP to lizzmurphy@tadaust.org.au would be handy.

Where: Yass Valley Library, Yass
Time: 7pm Thursday
Contact: (02) 6227 4393

August

8th August

PRESSED FOR POETRY with LIZ MURPHY
‘POETRY IN A TIME OF FIRE’

Featuring Chris Mansell and Lizz Murphy. Local author and editor Elizabeth Masters will launch Six Hundred Dollars.
Open mike sessions. Bring your own poems.
All welcome. Just turn up – but an RSVP to lizzmurphy@tadaust.org.au would be handy.

Where: Boorowa Courthouse, Boorowa
Time: 2pm Sunday
Contact: (02) 6227 4393

27th August – 4th September

Yass Repertory Society presents
THE ADMIRABLE CRICHTON – A Fantasy in Four Acts
by J.M. Barrie

Friday 27th August 8pm
Saturday 28th August 8pm
Friday 3rd September 8pm
Saturday 4th September 2pm
Saturday 4th September 8pm

Location: Liberty Theatre, Lead Street Yass
Tickets: Adults $25 concession $20. (4th September Matinee $15.00)
Tickets available at the Yass Valley Visitor Information Centre Ph: (02) 6226 2557 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 4pm weekends.

22nd August

YASS MUSIC CLUB

The President’s Concert
Tatiana Kolesova

The soloist is the brilliant young Russian pianist, Tatiana Kolesova, who is a winner of many piano competitions across the world, including the Sydney International Piano Competition. Tatiana is now a post graduate student of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory .

Time: 2:15pm Sunday
Contact: (02) 6226 3514

27th August – 26th September

‘Construction Sites’ by Amanda Humphries

Where: Corkhills ‘Art of Living’, 56 Stephens Street
Contact: (02) 6227 4472 0r 0427 272897

September

11th September

YASS MUSIC CLUB

Dr R.A.G. Holmes Tribute Concert
Arnan Wiesel

The outstanding Israeli-born pianist Arnan Wiesel is the winner of many national and international prizes, including Israel’s highest prize for young musicians, the Francoix Shapira Prize. He was a finalist in the Sydney Piano Competition and a winner of the Philadelphia Radio Competition. Arnan is a senior member of staff of the School of Music, Canberra and will be playing works to include J.S. and C.P.E. Bach, Robert Schumann, Frederic Chopin and Sergei Prokoviev.

Time: 8:00pm Saturday
Contact: (02) 6226 3514

18th September – 3rdOctober

Ten Years, Ten Artists

A celebration of gallerists Laurie & Trevor Columbs ten years running the Anthony Rose Gallery in Yass featuring artists Margaret Carr, Lisa Marie Fuller, Stephanie Corkhill Hyles, Sandra House, Meryl Hunter, Jacqui King, Pame Lowe, Amanda McLean, Kim Nelson, Val Johnson,

Where: Anthony Rose Gallery, 108 Comur Street Yass
Contact: (02) 6226 29263

October

2nd October

YASS MUSIC CLUB

Nick Parnell

Nick Parnell will feature with percussion and piano and will entrance you with his soaring melodies and infectious rhythms on vibraphone, drums, bamboo chimes and even tuned wine glasses in an intoxicating blend of classical and world music! Nick’s presentation may include such pieces as Bach’s much loved Prelude and Fugue in G, Satie’s Gymnopedie No. 1 and the exotic Brazilian Rhapsody. A musical and visual feast for the senses!

Time: 8:00pm Saturday
Contact: (02) 6226 3514

3rd October

David Pereira Cello Series 2010, Program 4
‘Quartet for the End of Time’

Featuring: David Pereira, Alan Vivian, Anna McMichael, Tamara Anna Cislowska,
with Alexina Hawkins & Hayley Bullock

Where: Crisp Galleries, Gap Range, Bowning – Sunday 2:00 pm
Tickets: full $30.00, concession $25.00 (Senior’s Card/ Health Care Card) Full-time student $15.00, child $10.00.
Ticket sales: 0404 499 348
Bookings: www.davidpereira.com.au
For more information visit: www.davidpereira.com.au

November

6th – 7th November

‘Classic Yass’ weekend

Art exhibitions, open studios, music & comedy,Classic cars & billy cart rally,
Historic houses & open gardens . . . a great celebration of community and a weekend not to be missed.
Organised by YASSarts ‘Arts Trail’, Yass Antique Motor Club and Red Cross ‘Open Gardens’.
Enquiries: info@yassarts.org

6th-7th November 2010

Orion Sculpture Park, Yass

17 Archer Close Yass NSW 2582
Australia’s Open Garden Scheme
Time: 10am – 4.30 pm
Entry: $6
Enquiries: 02 6226 2244

6th November

PRESSED FOR POETRY with LIZ MURPHY
‘SMALL IS BIG’.

Lizz Murphy, Kathy Kituai and Chris Mansell will show how much can be said in a micro poem,
a five line tanka or a single (chapbook-length) poem. Kathy will launch Lizz’ latest collection Six Hundred Dollars (PressPress).
Open mike – bring a poem or two. Part of the Classic Yass weekend. All welcome.
Just turn up – but an RSVP to lizzmurphy@tadaust.org.au would be handy.

Where: Black Swan Restaurant, Binalong
Time: 2.30pm Saturday
Contact: (02) 6227 4393

6th November

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
Stand-Up Comedy Show

Yass Valley success story Emo Parsonson brings to Yass the show that had the critics raving at the Melbourne Comedy Festival. Emo is joined by other regional comedians – Dayne Rathbone,Tom Gibson, Daniel Connell & Rafe Morris

Where: The Liberty Theatre, Yass
Cost: $15 purchased at the door
Time: 7pm
Presale tickets / bookings: emo@wirefree.net.au or 0434 078 118

6th – 21st November

Dorothy Weston Solo Exhibition
Featuring a range of beautiful works in pastel.

Where: Anthony Rose Gallery, 108 Comur Street Yass
Contact: (02) 6226 29263

7th November

SANGAM

Alice Giles, Electro-acoustic Harp & Padma Menon, Dance

Alice Giles brings her highly original East meets West performance to Yass – an exciting collaborative concert with the Indian Classical dancer Padma Menon.

Venue: The Oddfellows’ Hall’ 67 Comur Street Yass
Cost: $20
Time: 5 – 6pm
Bookings & enquiries: Kim Nelson 02 6227 9214

Bookings essential as seating is limited. Call 02 6227 9214 to reserve a seat. Payment on the day.

13th November

YASS MUSIC CLUB

Sydney Cantorian Male Choir

It is the Yass Music Club’s final concert for the year and will be presented by the Sydney Cantorion Male Choir whose repertoire includes classical, folk and sacred music. The Cantorion of Sydney has given concerts with the Waverley Brass Ensemble, the Sydney Male Voice Choir and with the Harp Divas. The Choir has raised thousands of dollars for charitable purposes and it brings expressions of the rich choral traditions of European music. This glorious choir is under the direction of Dr Sion Llwyd M.Mus. and Rachel Harding M.Mus.

Time: 8:00pm Saturday
Contact: (02) 6226 3514

28th November

EXHIBITION IN A COUNTRY GARDEN

Featuring Steven Deronne (Sculpture), Helen Thomas (Jewellery), Robyn Gosbell (Painter), Al Phemister (Sculpture), Lisa Fuller (Montage), Sara Phemister(Mixed Media), John Topfer (Sculptor) and Anneke Saunders (Painter)

Time: 10.00 – 5.30pm
Where: 3797 Sutton Road Gundaroo
Contact: 02 6236 8180 or thomas76@bigpond.net.au

December

12th December

ROSEMARY MADIGAN – CRISP GALLERIES
Rosemary’s exhibition “Retrospective to Glitz” from 1972 to 2008.

This exhibition is a retrospective celebration of the artist’s work.

All works except for one piece (“Mnemosyne”) are for sale.

Open 10am – 5pm Friday – Monday
Crisp Galleries Hume Highway ‘Gap Range’, BOWNING
Contact:
02 6227 6073

MARCH

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