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THEATRE + CONCERTS Townsville’s Ulysses Dance Company presents Coppelia 13-15 June 7.30pm Matinee 15 June 2pm Riverway Arts Centre A contemporary interpretation of the much-loved ballet about a young girl Swanhilda whose fiancé, Franz, falls for Coppelia, an image created by Dr Coppelius. A show for all ages and will also feature Ulysses 2 – the new younger dancers in the company. ticketshop.com.au 4727 9797 TheatreiNQ presents The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde 12-22 June 7pm Matinee 16 June 2pm No shows 17 and 18 June School of Arts Theatre Hilarious adventure of two bachelors and the outrageous deceptions they create, all in the pursuit of love. Book soatheatretownsville.com.au 4772 2549 It’s My Party (And I’ll Die If I Want To) by Elizabeth Coleman 21-22 June, 8pm Townsville Civic Theatre Gruff, Aussie family man Ron is convinced he is dying. With less than two hours to live, in a gesture of loving finality he hosts a party to break the news and offer his wife and children a few last quality moments. Warning: strong language and adult themes ticketshop.com.au 4727 9797

Muckheap 21 June 1.30pm and 6pm Riverway Arts Centre Funny, physical and fantastically messy, Muckheap is a tale of two people trying to clean out their house for their big move. In the process of packing and sorting they find all their hoarded junk too interesting, useful or too full of memories to throw away. Muckheap is designed for children aged 5 to 12 years and their families. ticketshop.com.au 4727 9797

EXHIBITIONS Energies and Crossings: Connecting to ‘Place’ An exhibition of works by Sandi Hook Until 7 July Umbrella Studio The creative work will include drawing, printmaking, painting and installation to depict elements of the North Queensland environment to reflect the deepening cultural and environmental layers of the region.

VRROOOM 2013 Annual Children’s Exhibition Until 4 August Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Coinciding with the Sucrogen Townsville 400, this annual children’s exhibition focuses on the motor vehicle in contemporary art. The interactive hands-on exhibition includes film, painting, sculptural and photographic works by leading Australian contemporary artists.

Florae An exhibition by Naomi Smith and Bernadette Boscacci Until 7 July Umbrella Studio A mixed-media exhibition that bring together the works of two long-time friends and collaborators around their shared interest in the region’s flora.

2013 Townsville Young Artist Awards Until 16 June Perc Tucker Regional Gallery Townsville City Council established the Young Artist Awards in 1994 to support and develop the artistic talent of young people in Townsville, and the exhibition features works by artists from prep through to the final year of secondary school. The exhibition plays an important role in encouraging the artistic and creative development of the community’s younger citizens.

It’s My Party (And I’ll Die If I Want To) 21-22 June Townsville Civic Theatre

Muckheap 21 June Riverway Arts Centre

Musing with Materials Lubi Thomas and Adrian Davis Until 21 July Pinnacles Gallery Features the monumental collaborative installations of Brisbane artists Lubi Thomas and Adrian Davis. Featuring works that explore and challenge the nature of the materials they are constructed from, Musing with Materials is breathtaking in its scale and creation.

HAHA’s Laugh Factory 2013 Youth and Emerging Artist Exhibition Until 16 June Features works created by young Townsville artists during, and as a result of, a two day intensive stencil workshop with internationally recognised street artist Regan ‘HAHA’ Tamanui, which was held in March 2013.

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VRROOOM 2013 Annual Children’s Exhibition Until 4 August Perc Tucker Regional Gallery

DUO Magazine June 2013  
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