TIME OUT: July 18-24

THURSDAY, JULY 18

The Hoffmans, 6pm, Zodiac Lounge, Commercial Club, Albury

Morning Melodies: Glenn Starr, 11am, St Ives Biere Cafe, Wodonga

Albury-Wodonga Uke Muster Newbies Night, 6pm, first floor, Albion Hotel, Albury

Open Mic, 7.30pm, register at 6pm, bistro, Astor Hotel, Albury

Open Mic, 7.30pm, O’Maille’s Pub and Hops Garden, Wodonga

Karaoke, 7.30pm on, karaoke 9pm, Paddy’s Albury

Twin Cities Rock’n’Roll Club Weekly Dance, 7.30pm, auditorium, Commercial Club, Albury

Grooveyard Hammond Combo: soul, grooves, jazz and blues, 7pm, La Maison Cafe, Wodonga

Karaoke, 9.30pm, Alpine Hotel, Bright

John Williamson in Concert, 8pm, Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre

Karaoke, 8pm, Royal Mail Hotel, Mulwala

Rock’n’Roll Dance Lessons, ClubMulwala

Barry Bishop Duo, Mulwala Waterski Club

FRIDAY, JULY 19

Tony Lukav, piano and vocals, 5pm, Q Manhattans, Albury

Garry O’Brien, 5pm, Zodiac Lounge, Commercial Club, Albury

Sandy Worrell, 6pm, Sevens Bistro, Commercial Club, Albury

Steph and Jimmy, 5.30pm, Birallee Tavern, Wodonga

Live Music, 7pm, Lavington Panthers

Paul Gibbs, 7.30pm, Thurgoona Country Golf Club Resort

Infinity Duo, 8pm, Rooftop Bier Garden, Albury

Clark and Sulman, 8pm, Kinross Woolshed Hotel, Thurgoona

Jazz Albury-Wodonga presents Wizard & Oz, 8pm, The Jazz Basement, Wodonga

Danny Phegan Duo, 8.30pm, Northside Hotel, Lavington

The Hounds Homebound, 8.30pm, Birallee Tavern, Wodonga

Simply Bushed, 9pm, Zodiac Lounge, Commercial Club, Albury

Ledd Asprin, 9pm, SS&A Albury

Midnight Alibi and Black Fuel, 9pm, Boomerang Hotel, Lavington

DJ, 9pm, Birallee Tavern, Wodonga

New Direction, 9.30pm, Paddy’s, Albury

DJ Zuckr, 9.30pm, Beer Garden, Paddy’s, Albury

Refresh Your Friday: DJ spins music from the 1970s to today, 10pm, ZedBar, Albury

DJ Sedgie, 10pm, The Carriers, Wodonga

The Well, 8.30pm, Star Hotel, Yackandandah

Wangaratta Players: Lipstick Dreams, 8pm, Stage Door Studio, Wangaratta

Benalla Theatre Company: Guys and Dolls, 8pm, Benalla Performing Arts and Convention Centre

Bob Turk, 8pm, Corowa RSL Club

Daine Runnalls, 8pm, ClubMulwala

Touch’n’Go, Mulwala Waterski Club

SATURDAY, JULY 20

Shaun Parker & Company - Happy as Larry: dance work, 2pm and 8pm, The Cube Wodonga

Tony Lukav, piano and vocals, 5pm, Q Manhattans, Albury

Ken Hill, 5pm, Zodiac Lounge, Commercial Club, Albury

Andrew Kennedy, 6pm, Sevens Bistro, Commercial Club, Albury

Beccy Cole: Big Hits Tour with special guest Lyn Bowtell, auditorium, 7.30pm, Commercial Club, Albury

Brock Shirley, 8.30pm, Soden’s Hotel, Albury

Simply Bushed, 9pm, Zodiac Lounge, Commercial Club, Albury

The Old Fella: Rod Gregory, 8pm, SS&A Albury

Jon Stevens, 9pm, SS&A Albury

DJ Candy B, 9.30pm, beer garden, Paddy’s, Albury

Akal Dalby and Luke Dewing, 9.30pm, Paddy’s, Albury

Grooveyard Hammond Combo, 10pm, The Long Room, Albion Hotel, Albury

Albury’s Biggest Party, 10pm, One Nightclub, Albury

Dave Winnel and Franco, 10pm, Groove Saint, Albury

Saturday Night Fever: Best Party Mix, 10pm, ZedBar, Albury

Albury’s Biggest Club Party, One Nightclub, Albury

The Remnantz: Celtic, 1970s and Aussie rock, 7pm, Bethanga Hotel

Wangaratta Players: Lipstick Dreams, 8pm, Stage Door Studio, Wangaratta

Benalla Theatre Company: Guys and Dolls, 8pm, Benalla Performing Arts and Convention Centre

Open Mic, Upper One Bistro, Wangaratta

Charity Ball — 2014 Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal fund-raiser, Corowa RSL Club

Intensity, 8pm, Corowa RSL Club

DJ Supple K, ClubMulwala

Maurice Milani, Mulwala Waterski Club

Tom Burlinson - Frank: A Life in Song, 8pm, Wagga Civic Theatre

SUNDAY, JULY 21

Maurice Milani, 2pm, Rooftop Bier Garden, Albury

Highway 31 Blues and Roots Club: Blue Eyes Cry plus the Highway 31 Blues Band, 2pm to 6pm, Edwards Tavern, Wodonga

Zoot Suit, 4pm, Zodiac Lounge, Commercial Club, Albury

Live Music: Shortreach plus Open Mic and meals available, 2pm, Gerogery Hotel

Luke R. Davies and Rudi Katterl: blues and roots, 2pm, Bright Brewery

The Grey Cats, 11am, Beechworth Bakery

Sunday Acoustic Sessions: Liv Cartledge, noon, Gigi’s of Beechworth

Short Black Opera Company: Deborah Cheetham — workshop 2pm to 4pm, Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre

Wangaratta Choristers: Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Variety Concert, 2.30pm, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Wangaratta

Benalla Theatre Company: Guys and Dolls, 2pm, Benalla Performing Arts and Convention Centre

Shaun Clyne, Anzac Lounge, ClubMulwala

Jeff Donovan, Wagga-based classical guitarist, and Friends, Wenoma Studio, Tumbarumba

MONDAY, JULY 22

Short Black Opera Company: Deborah Cheetham — ’Til The Black Lady Sings in Company, 7pm, Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24

Mark Haze, 6pm, Zodiac Lounge, Commercial Club, Albury

Open Mic, Albion Hotel, Albury

Open Mic, 6pm, Kinross Woolshed Hotel, Thurgoona

Lisa McCune: Love... and all that follows, with Kane Alexander and Denis Follington, 7.30pm, Albury Entertainment Centre

New Direction, 9.30pm, Paddy’s, Albury

DJ Candy B, 9.30pm, beer garden, Paddy’s Albury

Uni Night: DJ Franco, 10pm, Groove Saint, Albury

Irish Jam Session, 8pm, Star Hotel, Yackandandah

Trevor Doddridge, 6.30pm, Border Bistro, Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort, Mulwala

FREE TIME OUT ONLINE GUIDE: Email music, comedy, theatre or exhibitions details to play@bordermail.com.au or phone (02) 6024 0548. Deadline: noon Wednesdays. A fresh Time Out is posted at bordermail.com.au every Thursday.

COMING UP: TOURS AND FESTIVALS

JULY

25: Tune in Tomorrow Radio Play, Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre

26: Sports Comedy: Warwick Capper, Mark Jackson and Peter Bosustow, SS&A Albury

26: Jason Singh, SS&A Albury

26: British India, The Man, Falls Creek

26: Dirty Dick’s Theatre Restaurant: A (K)night in the Crazy King’s Court, Corowa Golf Club

26: The Three Tenors, ClubMulwala

26-11: Albury-Wodonga Eisteddfod Festival of Sight and Sound, Albury Entertainment Centre and The Cube Wodonga

26: Jonathon Welch and the Choir of Hope and Inspiration: Workshop, The Cube Wodonga

27: Sacred Earth, The Space, Albury

27: Rai Thistlethwayte, Thirsty Merc lead singer, SS&A Albury

27: The Table of Knowledge, Wagga Civic Theatre

28: Jonathon Welch and the Choir of Hope and Inspiration : Workshop, The Cube Wodonga

28: Sian Prior, soprano, Benalla Art Gallery

30: Danny Elliott: I’ve Got the Music, Commercial Club, Albury

30-31: HotHouse Theatre: The Table of Knowledge, The Butter Factory Theatre, Wodonga

AUGUST

1: I Heart Bunnings, The Cube Wodonga

1-3: HotHouse Theatre presents The Table of Knowledge, The Butter Factory Theatre, Wodonga

1-11: Albury-Wodonga Eisteddfod Festival of Sight and Sound

2: Vegas Fever, Commercial Club, Albury

2: The Billie, Ella and Louis Show, The Jazz Basement, Wodonga

2: John Luke Shelley, SS&A Albury

3: Nick Barker Band, SS&A Albury

3: Loren, St Leonards Vineyard, Wahgunyah

3: International Blues Music Day, Home Tavern, Wagga

6: 30th Anniversary Johnny O’Keefe Rock’n’Roll Tribute Show, Commercial Club, Albury

7: Grinspoon, The Station Resort, Jindabyne

9: It’s Time: Michael Buble Tribute Show with Glenn Starr, Albury Entertainment Centre

9: A Taste of Tamworth: Travis Sinclair, Carter & Carter and Jayne Denham, Kinross Woolshed Hotel, Thurgoona

9: The Black Sorrows, SS&A Albury

9: Cafe Culture Series: The Irwell Street String Band, Vine Hotel, Wangaratta

9-11: Ned Kelly Weekend, Beechworth

10: Geoff Achison, SS&A Albury

10: The Black Sorrows, SS&A Albury

10: Cafe Culture Series: The Irwell Street String Band, Bright Art Gallery

11: Cafe Culture Series: The Irwell Street String Band, Arts Space Wodonga

15-18: Kelly Country Pick, Beechworth

16: Steven Spellmaster, hypnotist, SS&A Albury

16: The Black Sorrows, SS&A Albury

16: Two Grands … Four Hands, Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre

17: A Taste of Tamworth: Travis Sinclair, Carter & Carter and Jayne Denham, Corowa RSL Club

18: Murray Conservatorium Vocal Consort, Hugh Fullerton, organist: A Pageant of Great Choral Composers, St Matthew’s Church, Albury

18: Bee Gees Tribute, SS&A Albury

18: Soden’s Reunion featuring the Soden’s Premier Band, Soden’s, Albury

18: Trainwreck Trio, Kinross Woolshed Hotel, Thurgoona

18: The Sousaphonics, Chippenham Park, Deniliquin

18: A Taste of Tamworth: Travis Sinclair, Carter & Carter and Jayne Denham, Myrtleford Savoy Sporting Club

20: Roland Storm, Commercial Club, Albury

22: The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged), Albury Entertainment Centre

22: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre

23: A Festival of Russian Ballet, Albury Entertainment Centre

23: Jazz Albury-Wodonga presents the Stephen O’Connell Band, The Jazz Basement, Wodonga

24: Hotel California, SS&A Albury

26: Doug Bruce and Roo Arcus: Cowboys and Honky Tonks Tour, Kinross Woolshed Hotel, Thurgoona

26: Morning Music: Jonathon Welch – From Hard Knocks to Local Hero, Benalla Performing Arts and Convention Centre

28: Poem of Tones: Songs for the Bedroom: Stephen O’Connell Jazz Quintet, Yackandandah Town Hall

28: Lior and the Riverina Chamber Orchestra, Wagga Civic Theatre

VISUAL ARTS AND HISTORY: EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

ALBURY LIBRARY MUSEUM

WET

JULY 20 TO SEPTEMBER 1

Contemporary Australian artist Glen Clarke celebrates our planet and our humanity. With water as our most treasured resource, the exhibition examines our home, Earth, our future and more importantly, our environmental responsibility and theories of climate change, carbon footprints and sustainability. This work takes its motivation from recent global climatic events and thereby addresses concepts of vulnerability, uncertainty and personal holocausts: cyclone, flood, earthquake, tsunami and bushfire.Free entry.

FROM THE EARTH TO THE COSMOS

UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1

From long exposure star trails taken on everyday cameras through to astrophotography of distant nebula and galaxies taken with high-end observatory equipment, the Astronomical Society of Albury-Wodonga’s members have captured it all. This spectacular and colourful exhibition is a must-see for fans of the universe and its celestial bodies. On display alongside these stunning photographs are objects such as meteorites and telescopes that give an insight into the workings of the universe. The exhibition will officially open at 6pm on Wednesday August 16, with a moon viewing from 7pm in Albury’s QEII Square. There will also be a Science Week floor talk titled Astronomy and Relativity at 6pm on Thursday, August 15 by the Sydney Observatory’s Dr Paul Payne. Bookings: phone 02 6023 8333.

CROSSING PLACE— A STORY OF ALBURY

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

Weaving together the story of Albury from its first contact with the Wiradjuri people, traditional owners of the land, to the city we know today, this world-class exhibition, told through an engaging collection of objects, oral stories and film, is on permanent display in the main galleries of the Albury Library Museum.

WIRADJURI TALKBACK

UNTIL JULY 1, 2014

Wiradjuri Talkback is a celebration of the perspectives and traditional knowledge of the Albury-Wodonga region’s Aboriginal people, showcasing a powerful and thought-provoking blend of traditional and contemporary elements illustrating the rich cultural traditions of Wiradjuri country. Alongside traditional Riverina bark paintings and tools are sketches by 19th century Aboriginal artist Tommy McRae, a local identity famed for his depictions of traditional Aboriginal life.

ALBURY ART GALLERY

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

REOPENING DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED

After 32 years, the Albury Art Gallery has temporarily closed its doors to make way for a $10.5 million redevelopment. For more information about the gallery’s history, and its future, go to www.alburycity.nsw.gov.au/leisure-and-culture/albury-regional-art-gallery/redevelopment-plans.

NEW LAVINGTON LIBRARY

LAVINGTON: WHAT’S IN A NAME?

UNTIL SEPTEMBER 12

The inaugural Lavington Library exhibition celebrates the history of this community from the Wiradjuri people to the early pioneers, from the mining and fruit growing industries to current day. We look at the naming of Lavington and its surrounding streets. Why is Prune Street called Prune Street? Through interviews, historic photographs, film footage, and intriguing objects discover ‘What’s in a Name’ for the Lavington community and be delighted by your findings. The Lavington Library is now on the ground floor of the new Northpoint Tower in Griffith Road.

ARTS SPACE WODONGA

CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPY AWARD EXHIBITION

JULY 19 TO AUGUST 10

The Centre for Contemporary Photography Documentary Photography Award (CCP) is a biennial showcase of contemporary Australian documentary photography. Since the inaugural exhibition in 1997, this event has grown in profile and significance. It represents a unique, national initiative in support of documentary photography, providing a rare opportunity to assess the themes, styles and ideas that characterise this fascinating genre. This year’s exhibition demonstrates the breadth of contemporary approaches to documentary practice, from traditional black and white narratives through to vibrant colour recordings, all achieved without digital manipulation. Themes range from the effects of war on US Marines through to dog shows, roller derby and the annual Miss South Sudan Australia pageant. Phone (02) 6022 9311 for more information.

CREATORS ARTSPACE

WODONGA’S PURRAAYS EXHIBITION

UNTIL JULY 22

An exhibition presented by Border indigenous artist Walter Melrose who has been conducting an Aboriginal activity program for children from Wodonga’s kindergartens over the past four months. The exhibition includes artwork, children’s stories and photographs of children taking part in the program. Purraays is a Ngiyampaa word for children. Artspace is in Gateway Village, Lincoln Causeway, Wodonga. Free event. For more information phone (02) 6022 9300, email bmckilligan@wodonga.vic.gov.au or visit www.wodonga.vic.gov.au.

GIGS FINE ART GALLERY, WODONGA

NUDE

JULY 19 TO AUGUST 11

Celebrating nudes, nakedness and sexuality, this group exhibition features paintings, drawings and sculptures from more than 20 regional artists. Opening: 5.30pm Friday, July 19; meet the artists: 10am to noon Saturday, July 20. GIGS Art Gallery is in Gateway Village, Lincoln Causeway, Wodonga. Gallery opens 10am to 4pm Tuesday to Sunday. For more information, phone (02) 6021 3073 or visit www.artswodonga.org.au.

PAINTBOX ART GALLERY, WODONGA

KEEP IT LOCAL

UNTIL AUGUST 2

In this exhibition, the artists of the Albury-Wodonga Artist Society have chosen to paint images and scenes that everyone will recognise. The new paintings on display are for viewing and sales. The gallery is in the arts precinct, Gateway Village, Lincoln Causeway, Wodonga. Free entry. Phone (02) 6025 5913. For more information visit www.awartsoc.org.

ARMY MUSEUM BANDIANA

EXTENSIVE MILITARY DISPLAY

MONDAYS TO SATURDAYS

The Army Museum Bandiana is among Australia’s best army museums where 190 army vehicles, dozens of field guns, weapons, uniforms, medals and items dating back as far as the 18th century are displayed in about 5000 square metres of display space. The museum is at the Gaza Ridge Barracks, Anderson Road, Bandiana, just out of Wodonga. Open 9.30am to 4pm Monday to Saturday but not on New Year’s Day, Good Friday and Anzac Day or from December 24 to 28. Phone (02) 6055 2525. 

MAN FROM SNOWY RIVER MUSEUM AND RILEY’S VILLAGE, CORRYONG

LIVE THE LEGEND

OPEN DAILY

A diverse and colourful exhibition that celebrates the history of the Upper Murray and its people. Learn about the legend of Jack Riley. Open 10am to 4pm, September to May and 11am to 3pm, June to August. Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day. The Man From Snowy River Museum and Riley’s Village is at 103 Hansen Street, Corryong. For more information visit manfromsnowyrivermuseum.com. Phone (02) 6076 2600.

KHANCOBAN ARTISAN GALLERY AND WORKSHOP

OPEN DAILY

ARTS AND CRAFTS EXHIBITION AND SALE

OPEN DAILY

Local artists and craft people are invited to display and sell their creations in this new gallery, which can be found in the Khancoban General Store. The workshop is opposite, on the Community Technology Centre. Twenty per cent of sales will fund local events programs. To find out more phone Ann-Maree de Wit on (02) 6076 9099 or email her at annalby57@gmail.com or phone Louise Werrett on (02) 6076 9408. Open daily.

OLD SCHOOL HOUSE GALLERY, BEECHWORTH

WORKS BY LOCAL ARTISANS

OPEN DAILY

North East painters, jewellery makers, textile artists, woodworkers, glass artists and more display their works in the 1863 building that once housed a school. 1 Loch Street. Open 10am to 4pm daily. Visit oldschoolhousegallery.biz.

CAR SCHULTZ RESERVE, MOYHU

KING VALLEY FIBREFEST

UNTIL JULY 21

King Valley Fibrefest is a vibrant textile display with the theme this year  A Walk on the Wild Side. The Stitchin’ Sisters have created stunning textile works from recycled materials, found items and a wide range of yarns and fabrics to decorate the park with a splash of colour. Children from district primary schools have been using the theme in their arts activities, which will culminate in a combined day at Moyhu Primary School and the installation of their “creative work with a difference” at Schultz Reserve. For more information phone Elaine Pallot on (03) 5727 9259.

WANGARATTA ART GALLERY

IMPRESSIONS

JULY 20 TO AUGUST 11

Impressions is a group exhibition from members of the Wangaratta Artist’s Society. As a collective group the exhibition underlines the personal impressions each individual experiences when faced with a variety of subjects. The final choice of what to paint reflect the strongest impact the scene has made on the artist. They paint what is nearest to the heart at that point in time. As unique individuals the end result is a great variety of work which gives the viewer an insight in the artists’ impressions of their chosen subjects. Venue: The Workshop Space, Wangaratta Art Gallery.

INSIDE/OUTSIDE

JULY 20 TO AUGUST 18

Master printer Ian Westacott is a significant Australian artist of international standard. This exhibition reveals an ongoing dialogue between the traditional medium of etching and strong conceptual ideas exploring human identity, isolation and the ailing natural environment that surrounds us.

WANGARATTA PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

JO BRISCOMBE

JULY 17 TO AUGUST 24

Jo Briscombe’s exhibition celebrates the beauty and drama of the landscape of North East Victoria, and highlights the ever-changing drama of the landscape through the seasons.

10 TO 4 GALLERY, GLENROWAN

LOCAL ARTISTS AND CRAFTSPEOPLE

OPEN DAILY

This new gallery is packed with a diverse variety of textiles and wood, iron and other handcrafted items created by local artists and craftspeople. The gallery is at 32 Gladstone Street, Glenrowan and is open from 10am to 4pm.

BENALLA ART GALLERY

COSMOTIFS

UNTIL SEPTEMBER 6

An exhibition of cosmic artworks by Asher Bilu. The exhibition will be opened by retired Russian cosmonaut Vladimir Andreev, a pioneer of the days of early space travel. Open 10am to 5pm daily.

NAKED LADIES

UNTIL NOVEMBER 24

One of the oldest inspirations, the female form, is bought to focus in Naked Ladies. This exhibition, in the Ledger Gallery, celebrates the female form thorough a collection of work by artists including David Laity, Sidney Nolan, Ivan Durrant, Arthur Boyd and Norman Lindsay. Works are from the gallery’s permanent collection and on loan from artists and private collectors.

THE LADY AND THE UNICORN: ARTHUR BOYD AND PETER PORTER

UNTIL JULY 28

This evocative suite of prints reinterprets the sad myth of the unicorn, left off The Ark in the Biblical Great Flood. “The Unicorn lived in the forest where he cared for his fellow-creatures by cleansing the pools, breaking the traps and guiding them to pasture. Since the Flood, no man had ever seen the Unicorn, though all knew of him.” Peter Porter. The exhibition, in the Simpson Gallery, is the result of a successful collaboration between the London-based Australian poet Peter Porter and Arthur Boyd, in which Boyd’s great talent for illustration and proficiency in etching are confirmed.

PFEIFFER WINES, WAHGUNYAH

PFIEFFER WINES PHOTOGRAPHIIC EXHIBITION

UNTIL JULY 31

Celebrate the works of some of the “pfinest” photographers in our region when they showcase their “pfabulous” photographic pieces at Pfeiffer Wines’ historic cellar door. Visitors are also invited to participate in the People’s Choice Award by voting for their “pfavourite” photograph. Entry is free and all original pieces will be for sale.

GALLERY 294, COROWA

I FEEL INSPIRED

UNTIL JULY 28

An exhibition of new handmade originals by fibre artists Margaret Wilmot who is also running learn to felt lessons in the gallery’s new workshop space. Using Merino wool, mohair, alpaca, silk fibres and fabrics in many colours, Margaret has created jackets, wraps, scarves, sculptural wall art and even tea cosies. Gallery 294 is at 294 Honour Avenue (the Albury Road), Corowa. Open 10am to 4pm daily. For more information, visit www.+gallery294.org.au or phone (02) 6033 5086.

COROWA SHIRE ART SPACE

CROSSING PLACE

UNTIL AUGUST 4

In the wake of NAIDOC week, the Aboriginal Artists Network initiated by Murray Arts, is holding its annual exhibition Crossing Place.

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