WHAT’S ON

THIS WEEK­END

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Kevin Bloody Wil­son live COMEDIAN Kevin Bloody Wil­son will per­form his unique brand of Aus­tralian hu­mour at the Wan­garatta Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre tonight.

The adults-only show will start at 8pm and tick­ets are avail­able by vis­it­ing www.wan­garat­ta­pac.com.au.

Wan­garatta Farm­ers Mar­ket SHOP for sea­sonal pro­duce and sup­port lo­cal pro­duc­ers by vis­it­ing the Wan­garatta Farm­ers Mar­ket to­mor­row morn­ing.

The mar­ket will be held from 8am un­til 12pm on the lawn in front of the Holy Trin­ity Cathe­dral in Docker Street.

Open gar­den fundraiser THREE lo­cal gar­dens will be open to the pub­lic this Sun­day as part of a fundrais­ing event for Friends of La­cluta.

The gar­dens are lo­cated at 20 Wards Lane in Mark­wood, 31 Lau­ris­ton Av­enue in Mi­lawa and 49 Reilly Lane in Ox­ley, and will be well sign posted.

There will also be plant sales, cakes and Devon­shire tea avail­able at the Mi­lawa gar­den, along with a raf­fle and dis­play of school and gar­den projects un­der way in La­cluta.

En­try is $20 for three gar­dens, or $10 for one gar­den, with funds raised sup­port­ing com­mu­ni­ties in Ti­mor Leste.

Sun­day mu­sic con­cert

SING Aus­tralia and the Wan­garatta Con­cert Band have joined forces to per­form a “Pleas­ant Sun­day Af­ter­noon” med­ley style con­cert at the Holy Trin­ity Cathe­dral on Sun­day from 2pm un­til 3pm as part of the Vic­to­rian Se­niors Fes­ti­val.

The spe­cial per­for­mance will in­clude con­cert band favourites such as Fly­away Blues, Erik­son’s Air for Band, Blues Amer­i­cana, Strauss’s Radet­sky March, Schu­bert’s March Mil­i­taire and works by Dvo­rak and Sousa.

From the mod­ern era the pro­gram will in­clude med­leys from The Bea­tles and The Boy from Oz, and the choir and band will jointly per­form a se­lec­tion of Sa­cred Mas­ter­pieces, fa­mous Cho­rales and well-loved ev­er­greens.

En­try by gold coin do­na­tion is wel­comed and will be do­nated to the cathe­dral.

ABBA mu­si­cal cel­e­bra­tion

EN­JOY an out­ra­geously funny romp through ABBA’s smash hits when Rhonda Burch­more and Lara Mulc­ahy present their live con­cert ABBA-so­lutely Fab­u­lous at the Wan­garatta Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre to­mor­row night from 8pm.

With their plat­form boots, ly­cra and big hair, the dy­namic duo prom­ise to have the au­di­ence danc­ing in the aisles to songs like Danc­ing Queen, Water­loo, Mamma Mia, Fer­nando and more as part of a party night out.

For tick­ets visit www.wan­garat­ta­pac. com.au or call 5722 8105.

May­oral Chain ex­hi­bi­tion

A CRAFT Vic­to­ria Trav­el­ling Ex­hi­bi­tion in which 10 con­tem­po­rary artists re­spond to the tra­di­tional May­oral Chain is on dis­play at the Wan­garatta Art Gallery.

The works ex­plore no­tions of grandeur and re­spon­si­bil­ity through ma­te­ri­als and process, and in­cor­po­rate a wide range of styles and medi­ums.

A lo­cal re­sponse ex­hi­bi­tion ti­tled Lo­cal Links is also fea­tured and in­cludes the work of artists such as Ben Jenk­ins, Susie Losch, Leonie Par­tridge, Mary-Rose Ri­ley and stu­dents from Ox­ley, Mi­lawa and Whorouly pri­mary schools.

The dis­play is open un­til Novem­ber 18.

Ex­hi­bi­tion by Taro Iiyama

AN ex­hi­bi­tion of re­cent works from artist Taro Iiyama is on dis­play at the Wan­garatta Art Gallery in Gallery 2.

Through his choice of sub­ject mat­ter and ma­te­ri­als in “For­man­ics: re­cent work by Taro iiyama” the artist re­flects his deep con­cern for the environment.

The works are mostly con­structed us­ing found, re­cy­cled card­board and pa­per, ma­nip­u­lated into forms which are vastly be­yond their orig­i­nal func­tion as a con­tainer for com­mer­cial goods.

Iiyama’s in­ter­est is in ex­pand­ing the pos­si­bil­i­ties of mak­ing beauty and rais­ing en­vi­ron­men­tal aware­ness from com­mon, mun­dane and re­cy­cled ma­te­ri­als, and his work will be on dis­play un­til Oc­to­ber 28.

Mi­lawa art ex­hi­bi­tion

AN ex­hi­bi­tion of pas­tel works in­spired by the lo­cal land­scape cre­ated by King Valley artist Ben Jenk­ins is open at the Off Cen­tre Gallery and Stu­dio in Mi­lawa.

Ben Jenk­ins is an Ir­ish born artist liv­ing and work­ing in the King Valley and the works re­flect his re­sponse to the environment and the land­scape he has been moved by, touched by mist, light and fire.

The col­lec­tion will be on dis­play at the gallery un­til Oc­to­ber 21, open on Fri­days and Satur­days from 10am un­til 4pm and on Sun­days and Mon­days from 11am un­til 4pm on site at the Mi­lawa Cheese Factory.

Pho­tog­ra­phy ex­hi­bi­tion

AN ex­hi­bi­tion show­cas­ing Erin Davis-Hartwig’s di­verse pho­to­graphic ex­plo­ration of North East Vic­to­ria and of her trav­els over the last two years is be­ing held in the foyer of the Wan­garatta Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre.

Whether cap­tured or con­structed, Davis-Hartwig’s award win­ning pho­to­graphic works in ‘Light Falls’ speak with dreamy ethe­real soft­ness and a cin­e­matic qual­ity, bring­ing life and light to her im­agery.

It will be on dis­play un­til Novem­ber 13 and en­try is free.

Com­mu­nity mar­ket

THE Wan­garatta Com­mu­nity Mar­ket, over­seen by the Wan­garatta Grey­hound Rac­ing Club and the 1st Yar­runga Scout Group, is held ev­ery Sun­day at Avian Park Race­way in New­man Street from 7am.

More in­for­ma­tion is avail­able by vis­it­ing the mar­ket on Face­book.

Cats the mu­si­cal

AL­BURY Wodonga The­atre Com­pany is pre­sent­ing An­drew Lloyd Web­ber’s pop­u­lar mu­si­cal Cats at the Al­bury Entertainment Cen­tre.

Fea­tur­ing such cel­e­brated stan­dards as the haunt­ing “Mem­ory”, Cats was an international phe­nom­e­non and the orig­i­nal pro­duc­tion is still the fourth-longestrun­ning show on Broad­way.

Per­for­mances will be held tonight and to­mor­row at 7.30pm with a mati­nee on Satur­day and tick­ets are avail­able by vis­it­ing www. al­buryen­ter­tain­ment­cen­tre.com.au.

Myrtle­ford gar­den fundraiser

RID­ING for the Dis­abled at Myrtle­ford is hold­ing a fundrais­ing open gar­dens week­end this Satur­day and Sun­day.

There will also be a sausage siz­zle to­mor­row in the Coles carpark and plants for sale at some gar­dens.

The list of open gar­dens is avail­able from the Myrtle­ford In­for­ma­tion Cen­tre and en­try is $5 per gar­den (or $20 for all gar­dens).

Hymn Fest Yackan­dan­dah

EN­JOY beau­ti­ful mu­sic at the Holy Trin­ity Church in Yackan­dan­dah on Sun­day when Hym­n­fest is held at 2pm.

The event will fea­ture a se­lec­tion of favourite hymns, a choir from the aged care fa­cil­ity and at least three soloists and spe­cial pre­sen­ta­tions by the Con­golese com­mu­nity of West Al­bury and the Bhutanese com­mu­nity of Al­bury/Wodonga.

Sup­port­ing refugees to set­tle in the Al­bury/Wodonga com­mu­nity, ad­mis­sion is free with af­ter­noon tea.

Bush entertainment muster

THE 2018 Aussie Bush Entertainment Muster will be held in Be­nalla this week­end.

The muster is an an­nual Aus­traliana event con­ducted by the Vic­to­rian Bush Po­ets and Mu­sic As­so­ci­a­tion and will fea­ture Ian Zierk, Jill Mee­han and Jeff Mif­sud, with Be­nalla comedian poet Col Mil­li­gan to em­cee and per­form at both the Fri­day and Satur­day night Aus­traliana Va­ri­ety Con­certs at the Be­nalla Bowl­ing Club.

Doors open at 8am to­mor­row and Sun­day for walk up per­for­mances of song, rhyming po­etry and yarns from 8.30am, with songs, sto­ries and po­ems from the sea cho­sen for the spe­cial Sun­day morn­ing seg­ment.

For a full pro­gram of events visit www.vbpma.com.au.

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