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Dance: Ph­luxus Dance Col­lec­tive’s new work used 15,000 eggshells that were col­lected and washed in prepa­ra­tion for be­ing scat­tered un­der­foot. Chafia Brooks, Nerida Matthaei and Skye Sewell chore­ographed their per­for­mances around emo­tions, tex­ture and sound. Per­for­mance Space, Ju­dith Wright Cen­tre, June 26- 28. Book­ings: ( 07) 3872 9000.

The Ma­chine That Car­ries the Soul


Theatre: Red Stitch Ac­tors Theatre presents its Green Room Award- win­ning pro­duc­tion of Neil LaBute’s up­dated about the cruel games a more pow­er­ful part­ner can play with a smit­ten weaker one; this time it’s a young man who gets the makeover. Dar­win En­ter­tain­ment Cen­tre, tonight. Book­ings: ( 08) 8980 3333. The Shape of Things,



Vis­ual art: Crime Lines brings to­gether three artists and their in­ter­pre­ta­tion of crime and vi­o­lence, images of which sat­u­rate our cul­ture. Lance de France makes iden­tikit faces, Richard Lewer cre­ates nar­ra­tive cy­cles from me­dia sto­ries and crime nov­els, and Mark Hil­ton ex­am­ines stereo­types and me­mory. So­phie Gan­non Gallery, Rich­mond, un­til July 19. In­quiries: ( 03) 9421 0857.



The fourth Float­ing Land sculp­tural sym­po­sium, which is part of the an­nual Noos­a­Long­week­end fes­ti­val, has the theme Light in Na­ture. The works are lo­cated in Li­ons Park and the Woods at Noosa Heads, where four artists have set up in­stal­la­tions. An ex­hi­bi­tion of pho­to­graphs of the sculp­tures is at Noosa Re­gional Gallery. In­quiries: ( 07) 5449 5340. www. noosare­gion­al­gallery. com.


Vis­ual art:

Pip­pin Drys­dale was re­cently ac­knowl­edged as one of the 10 masters of Aus­tralian craft by Craft Aus­tralia. Lines of Site is a sur­vey of her work dur­ing the past 20 years, in­clud­ing her latest Kim­ber­ley se­ries. John Curtin Gallery, Curtin Univer­sity of Tech­nol­ogy, Bent­ley, un­til Au­gust 12. In­quiries: ( 08) 9266 4155.


Theatre: Adam Rapp’s ac­claimed

is a scathing com­edy and so­cial com­men­tary about an ill- fated menage a trois. One steamy night in an Am­s­ter­dam win­ter leads to un­fore­seen reper­cus­sions a year later in New York. Sta­bles Theatre, Kings Cross, un­til June 30. Book­ings: 1300 306 776.

Light Win­ter



In this year’s Shake­speare Un­der the Stars fes­ti­val, ac­claimed ac­tor Tom E. Lewis makes a rare ap­pear­ance in the ti­tle role of the Dar­win Theatre Com­pany’s pro­duc­tion of , with Andrew Hale as Iago, and mem­bers of the Tropic Sun Theatre. Old Mag­is­trates Court, Townsville. Tonight, then June 27- 30. Book­ings: ( 07) 4721 5433.



Crim­i­nal out­look: De­tail from William ( the mu­ti­la­tor) MacDon­ald by Richard Lewer

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