The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About -

Mu­seum of Con­tem­po­rary Art, 140 Ge­orge Street, The Rocks. Mon-Tues and Thurs-Sun, 10am5pm; Wed, 10am-9pm. Ad­mis­sion free. In­quiries: (02) 9245 2400. Un­til Oc­to­ber 2. Big Bad Land Big Bad Land ex­plores the Aus­tralian land­scape’s many forms, from moun­tain­ous ter­rain to quiet vis­tas. The show fea­tures works by Laura Wil­son, Sally Reynolds, Belinda Street, Libby Cu­sick, Cather­ine Grieve, Mal­colm Sands, She­lagh Lum­mis and Gwen­do­line Lewis. Gallery 139, 139A Beau­mont Street, Hamil­ton. Thurs-Sat, 11am4pm; Sun, 11am-2pm. In­quiries: 0434 886 450 or on­line. July 20Au­gust 6. Pin Up Girl Amy El­iz­a­beth’s body of work dis­torts be­lief sys­tems, Robyn Archer: The (Other) Great Amer­i­can Song­book Robyn Archer’s vir­tu­os­ity and in­ter­pre­ta­tion of the cabaret reper­toire have been lauded from Lon­don’s West End to Ber­lin and her home­town Ade­laide. Archer and her mu­si­cians per­form mu­sic that helped shape Amer­ica in The (Other) Great Amer­i­can Song­book, which cov­ers ev­ery­thing from the civil war and the De­pres­sion to many of the favourite vices of Amer­ica’s cit­i­zens. In­cludes mu­sic by Bob Dy­lan, Pink and some Broad­way hits.

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