Bathurst Arts Council with Maryanne Jaques

CUNNING PLAN: CSU theatre/media students are putting a twist on Ben Jonson's Volpone or The Fox.

CUNNING PLAN: CSU theatre/media students are putting a twist on Ben Jonson's Volpone or The Fox.

THE fox, the man, a moondance, Mozart, the symphony and some jazz all feature in local in entertainment circles this week.

Michelle Griffin’s trademark humour will be all over Who's the Man?, cabaret-style music typically sung by male performers on Saturday, May 20 at 7.30pm at Mitchell Conservatorium.

Tickets $20, $15 at the door.

Third year CSU theatre/media students are putting a twist on Ben Jonson's (a contemporary of Shakespeare's) Volpone or The Fox. This clever adaptation is a ruthless satire that explores the extent of human greed and wealth in the modern age.

Ruthless satire that explores the extent of human greed. - The Fox at the Ponton Theatre

It’s on next week from May 23-27 at 7pm in the Ponton Theatre on the CSU Campus.

Jazz At Vale Creek brings us the cools sounds of ‘Pengopuss’ jazz quintet featuring vocals from Alyson Laver this Sunday, May 21 from 2pm-5pm.

At Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre, it’s the play about Mozart, Amadeus, captured live from London’s National Theatre on Sunday, May 21 at 2pm.

Then next Tuesday, May 23 at 7.30pm they host the Sydney Symphony Orchestra conducted by Toby Thatcher, with more than four centuries of great music.

And tonight Matt Arthur interprets Van Morrison’s album Moondance from 8pm at Two Heads Brewing.

Meanwhile, it’s still not too late to join the Bathurst Wellbeing Choir.

Led by Smith and Jones it runs every Friday at 10am at the HACC Centre in Seymour Street. Just turn up or call Arts OutWest 6338 4657.

HIGHLY STRUNG: The Sydney Symphony Orchestra will be in Bathurst next week.

HIGHLY STRUNG: The Sydney Symphony Orchestra will be in Bathurst next week.

Arts and crafts

THE annual Evans Arts Council Craft and Photographic Exhibition and Sale runs Saturday and Sunday at the Lee Street hall, Kelso.

Lousie Ranshaw’s Clay Workshops have been so popular they’re now running every Saturday, 2pm-4pm at 26 Bant Street. Cost is $30 per week including materials. Phone 6334 3513

The free monthly Art in the Park is on again this Sunday at 2pm. Come and draw, paint or just relax in the company of others at Machattie Park.

Arts Council AGM

THE Bathurst Arts Council annual general meeting will be held Tuesday, May 30 at 5.30pm at BMEC. I’ll have more details next week.

Smartphone
Tablet - Narrow
Tablet - Wide
Desktop