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Culture Roundup – February 10, 2016

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Landscapes by Stefan Smith, photographic exhibition at Lone Goat Gallery opens Friday and on show until 2 March.
Landscapes by Stefan Smith, photographic exhibition at Lone Goat Gallery opens Friday and on show until 2 March.

Loving the landscape

In this exhibition Stefan creatively explores and interprets the Australian landscape. You can see his sometimes bold use of colour – as shown in his sunsets – to the subtle hues of the more gentle skies and sand dunes, all creating an effect for the viewer to want to be in there among it. This artistic photographic approach occupies territory that could be associated with contemporary painting.

Landscapes by Stefan Smith opens at the Lone Goat Gallery in Byron on Friday at 6pm and is on show until 2 March.

Federal loves Women Like Us

Comedians Mandy Nolan and Ellen Briggs bring their two-hour blast of comedic revelry with their show Women Like Us to Federal Hall on Saturday 5 March. This will be just a few days after their return from the Adelaide Fringe Festival.

The girls have been attracting full houses, causing one promoter to query? What is it about this show that is bringing in the audiences.

After pondering it for a while it occurred to Mandy Nolan that Women Like Us is a show about middle-aged women. ‘We’re nothing like our mothers.

Women like us Ellen Briggs and Mandy Nolan
Women like us Ellen Briggs and Mandy Nolan

When women hit 30 they don’t disappear any more. We’re becoming louder and crankier than ever. We’ve got attitude. We have a lot to say. And you know what? The market is generally youth and male dominated – so in a way the voice of ordinary middle-aged mums who’ve let themselves go is bizarrely unique!’

The event will also feature home-cooked food and bar by Federal Loves Refugees.Tickets: $25 presale or $30 at the door if any left.

To find out more or to purchase tickets go to www.womenlikeus.com.au.

Delicious home-cooked meal by Federal Loves Refugees. Licensed bar.

(General admission seating)

Doors open from 7pm with show at 8pm.

Enquiries to 6619 0529. 

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