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ADE­LAIDE

Vis­ual art: Shades of the Real is an ex­hi­bi­tion of new work by 10 women grad­u­ates of the Ade­laide Cen­tral School of Art, part of cel­e­bra­tions mark­ing the 25th an­niver­sary of the ACSA. Artists in­clude Chelsea Lehman, who grad­u­ated in 1998, and Rachel Smyth ( 2006). Ade­laide Cen­tral Gallery, Nor­wood, un­til Au­gust 11. In­quiries: ( 08) 8364 2809. Pho­tog­ra­phy: Ninety works from Aus­tralian and In­done­sian doc­u­men­tary pho­tog­ra­phers from the past decade make up Mata Hati ( The Feel­ing Eye). In­cludes work from David Dare Parker and Ke­mal Jufri, whose cred­its in­clude the pic­ture of the year from Newsweek and Time . Bris­bane Pow­er­house, un­til Au­gust 12. In­quiries: ( 07) 3358 8600. Theatre: Mi­cro- Trip: Seven tiny plays, 70 tiny min­utes show­cases new works by emerg­ing Aus­tralian play­wrights who take a brief look at house par­ties, chance meet­ings, dat­ing dis­as­ters and more. Sue Ben­ner Theatre, Metro Arts, un­til July 28. Book­ings: ( 07) 3002 7100. Theatre: Dorothy Hewett’s The Man from Muk­in­upin is an amus­ing yet pointed mu­si­cal set in a wheat- belt town dur­ing World War I, where star- crossed lovers en­dure feuds, se­crets, lies and many sets of twins. Di­rected by Mary- Anne Gif­ford. New Theatre, New­town, un­til Au­gust 18. Book­ings: 1300 306 776. Vis­ual art: Pho­to­me­dia artist Mer­i­lyn Fairskye’s new show Aqua con­tin­ues her long- run­ning in­ves­ti­ga­tion into time and mo­tion, per­cep­tion and il­lu­sion. Artist’s talk, July 28, 2pm. Stills Gallery, Padding­ton, un­til Au­gust 18. In­quiries: ( 02) 9331 7775. Film: Pop­corn Taxi presents AFI- win­ning doc­u­men­tary film­maker Tom Zubrycki talk­ing about his latest doc­u­men­tary, Tem­ple of Dreams , along with doc­u­men­tary sub­jects Fadi, Amna and Zouhour. This is the Melbourne pre­miere of the film, which cen­tres on Fadi Rah­man, one of a new breed of young Aus­tralian Mus­lim lead­ers. Kino Dendy, July 23. Book­ings: ( 03) 9650 2100.

BRIS­BANE

BAL­LARAT, VIC­TO­RIA

Mu­sic: The Ten Tenors kick off a three­week Aus­tralian tour. The for­mer Bris­bane group cel­e­brates al­most a decade of suc­cess with a new reper­toire of nos­tal­gic stan­dards, movie songs and hit- pa­rade clas­sics. Her Majesty’s Theatre, Bal­larat. July 23. Book­ings: ( 03) 5333 5888.

MELBOURNE

PERTH

Theatre: Ross Mueller’s AWGIEnom­i­nated play Con­struc­tion of the Hu­man Heart is about a cou­ple deal­ing with grief. Two char­ac­ters, known only as Her and Him, read from a script in what be­comes a des­per­ate and mov­ing at­tempt to heal them­selves af­ter the death of their child. With Re­nee McIn­tosh and Andrew Hale. Aus­tralian Opera Stu­dio, Mid­land, July 24- 28. Book­ings: ( 08) 9250 4688.

SYD­NEY

Cop­ing with grief: Re­nee McIn­tosh and Andrew Hale in Con­struc­tion of the Hu­man Heart

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