Archive for August, 2010

Aug 14 2010


The Admirable CrichtonThe next performance by the Yass Repertory Society begins on 27th August and is a performance of J.M. Barrie’s “The Admirable Crichton” directed by Winston Williams.

For further information check out the YASSarts Calendar or click the image to the right to view a larger poster.

Aug 11 2010


That indefatigable family the Corkhills of Binalong are at it again with a new exhibition at the ‘Art of Living’ Gallery featuring Amanda Humphries. The promotional material describes it as being about “The invented world, Consumer culture, All things glossy and exciting, Anti gravity etc.”

For further details check out the YASSarts Calendar

The Corkhills have also been busy of late giving rebirth to the Swan Restuarant in Binalong, so now you can experience both their culinary and cultural delights!

Aug 11 2010

10 OUT OF 10!

Gallerists and art framers Laurie & Trevor Columb celebrate their ten years running the Anthony Rose Gallery in Yass with a wonderful mixed exhibition of 10 artists they have featured over the last ten years.

For further details check out the YASSarts Calendar

Aug 11 2010


Oscar ReddingArtist Kim Nelson’s portrait of actor, producer and screenwriter Oscar Redding has been selected as a finalist in the City of Perth ‘Black Swan; National Portrait Awards to be staged in Perth in September. As some may remember Oscar was featured in these News pages last year with the release of his latest film ‘Van Dieman’s Land’.

Oscar Redding (who grew up in Wee Jasper in the Yass Valley Shire), was approached by Nelson after the artist saw a preview of the film and was inspired to do a painting in relation to the film.

Aug 04 2010


Published by under Events,Literature,News

Writer Lizz Murphy invites you on a regional circuit of readings celebrating her PressPress chapbook ‘Six Hundred Dollars’ and recent work by other PressPress and regional poets along the way.

The circuit takes in Yass, Binalong, Boorowa & Canberra and features Jane Baker (Yass) Kathy Kituai (Canberra) Jeanine Leane (Canberra) Chris Mansell (Berry) Lizz Murphy (Binalong) Jennifer Kemarre Martiniello (Canberra) & Cecilia Pavlovic (Yass singer/songwriter).

For further details check out the YASSarts Calendar

Aug 04 2010


Classic YassAn early notice just to prepare you all for the YASSarts ‘Arts Trail’ which will be running again this coming November, featuring exhibitions, artist open studios, music, poetry, comedy & dance. The Arts Trail will be part of a larger celebration of community entitled Classic Yass.

Further details as they come to hand. Just jot down 6-7th November and keep checking this website!

Aug 04 2010


Published by under Events,Music,News

The Crisp Galleries at Bowning will feature two remarkable young talents this Sunday. “An Afternoon of Magic” will feature 12 year old Caleb Wong on Cello & his sister Grace Wong on Piano.

“An Afternoon of Magic” – Sunday 4th July 2010 at 2pm

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