There’s plenty happening in our region this week. Check out our list for a few things to put in your diary.
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Lime Cordiale released their debut album, Permanent Vacation in late 2017 and since then have played countless sold out shows across Australia.
The duo then played the festival, The Squeeze, which travelled up and down the East Coast.
More recently they’ve taken their unique brand of music to New Zealand where the sold out sign was hung across venues.
Lime Cordiale are now set to play a string of tours across 20 metro and regional cities.
Buy tickets for this not to be missed concert here.
Where: Tap House, Bull Street, Bendigo.
When: Thursday, December 13.
Bendigo and Central Goldfields Bush Poets present a free concert.
This end-of-year Christmas concert will feature lots of great entertainment, bush poetry, music and various yarns.
Walk up bush poets and musicians are welcome.
For more information, phone Ken Jones on 0400 018 893 or email: email@example.com or contact President Geoffrey W Graham on 0412 725 470 or 5446 7104.
Where: Bendigo Club, Park Street, Strathdale.
When: Sunday, December 9, from midday (for lunch – concert from 1pm).
- Related: Bush poet takes out top prize
FRIDA KAHLO: HER PHOTOS
Featuring photos from the extensive archive of the Casa Azul (Blue House), this exhibition showcases highlights from the personal collection of Frida Kahlo.
Frida Kahlo is considered one of the most celebrated artists of the 20th century and her interests are reflected in this series of photographs, family, loves, the medical, politics and much more.
The exhibition also reveals Kahlo’s passion for collecting historical photographs as reference material for her work.
For more information on the exhibition, click here.
Where: Bendigo Art Gallery, View Street, Bendigo.
When: December 8 – February 19.
In a world premiere, this performance of dance, theatre, lighting effects, video projection and music sets the scene for DEMOLISH.
DEMOLISH was created by local theatre-makers Rebecca Russell and Ken Evans from Clunes and it explores how the Australian landscape has changed since colonisation.
There are themes of nature, landscape, the future and much more.
For further information and to purhcase tickets, click here or phone 5434 6110.
Where: Bendigo Showgrounds, Holmes Road.
When: December 11 – 15, from 8.15pm.
THE TWO OF US
Local artist Mark Dober and daughter Emily have a joint exhibition of drawings called The Two of Us.
Emily Dober is an emerging artist who has autism and her drawings are inspired by pop culture, reflecting fashion.
Her father Mark Dober, an independent artist, work shows drawings made from life.
Mark is delighted to be sharing the family’s work together for the first time.
For more information click here.
Where: Phee Broadway Theatre, Castlemaine.
When: Displayed until Monday, December 10.
SCULPTURE EXHIBITION AND TRAIL
In recent weeks, some awe-inspiring outdoor sculptures have been installed on the lawns of the Hanging Rock Winery in preparation for the Art in the Vines Sculpture Exhibition and Trail.
One of Australia’s most well-known sculptors, Geoffrey Bartlett, has signed on to participate and has created his piece “Embrace #2” especially for the Art in the Vines.
Other sculptors who have pieces on display have their work on show at the likes of The Met Museum in New York, The National Gallery of Australia and other international spaces.
Free entry. For more information, click here.
Where: Hanging Rock Winery, Jim Road, Newham.
When: Until Sunday, March 31, from 10am to 5pm daily (except Christmas).
- Related: Sculpture in the Paddock 2018
Sharon Greenaway is a photographic artist exploring the goldfield flowers.
The native flowers in Bendigo can be small and have a short flowering time, therefore not many people may see them.
Greenaway aims to highlight the flowers’ beauty in order to help with their conservation.
As well as the photographic art pieces on the wall, there will also be some of Greenaway’s wearable art.
Free entry. Click here for more.
Where: Finders Keepers Cafe, Bendigo.
When: Until Monday, December 31, from 9am to 5.30pm.
Curated by Tansy Curtin and Jessica Bridgfoot (and as a Bendigo Art Gallery exclusive), this exhibition takes a look into early Victorian rituals of mourning, as early as the 1800s.
The artists featured in the exhibition range from Jane Burton, Bill Henson and Janet Beckhouse just to name a few.
This exhibition draws on works from the gallery's historic collections, as well as loaned pieces and works from contemporary artists.
Where: Bendigo Art Gallery, View Street, Bendigo.
When: Until February 10, 2019.
The “Pyrenees Range Pleasure Drivers” is an Australian Carriage Driving Society affiliated club.
The club takes part in pleasure drives, instruction days, dressage and more fun activities.
This event features, talks about harness and carts, discussions and demonstrations, a barbecue lunch, tea and coffee and much more.
Visitors are also welcome to have a drive if they’re not members, they will just to need to fill in a form which will be given to the club secretary.
If interested, and for catering purposes, please contact
0438 272 861 firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Elmhurst Recreation Reserve, Green Street, Elmhurst.
When: Saturday, December 8, 10am start.
Enjoy an evening of upbeat music, good company and a jive at this Saturday evening dance.
The evening event features music by Family Rhythm dance band, a home cooked supper and a good program.
There will also be a raffle with prizes for all to enjoy.
Admission is $9 and everyone is welcome. For more information contact Keith on 5444 2953.
Where: Spring Gully Hall, Spring Gully Road, Bendigo.
When: Saturday, December 8, 8pm – midnight.
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