What's on in the arts: October 19, 2016

Musicomedy duo Die Roten Punkte will perform in Portland on October 19.

Musicomedy duo Die Roten Punkte will perform in Portland on October 19.


THE WORLD IS AS YOU ARE: Hamilton Gallery, until October 30. Collection of William Mackinnon works, including landscapes inspired by the Grampians.

LEXICON: The Artery, Warrnambool, until October 30. Claire Macrae Drylie and Matthew Stewart collaborate through their shared love of ‘kitschanalia’.

CULTURE SPIRIT IDENTITY: WAG, until November 13. Latest exhibition from international photographer Claudia Terstappen.

WAR PICTURES: WAG, until November 13. Collection of silent films, newsreels and advertisements from the Australian War Memorial and the National Film and Sound Archive.

DREAMHOUSE: WAG, until November 20. Fashions of the Western District from 1900 to 1960 from Lismore’s Dorothy Nicol’s Collection.

BETWEEN US & THE HORIZON: The Artery, Warrnambool, November 2-27. Collection of paintings by award-winning Warrnambool artist Caroline Healey.

WARRNAMBOOL & DISTRICT ARTISTS’ SOCIETY: Merri View Gallery, Warrnambool, until December 1. Society members display, including feature artist Maureen Healey, open weekends.


ITED-E: Lighthouse Theatre, Warrnambool, October 19, 7pm. Popular ventriloquist-comedian David Strassman has a new show.

DIE ROTEN PUNKTE: Portland Arts Centre, October 19, 7.30pm. This musicomedy duo brings the Berlin punk scene to south-west Victoria in hilarious fashion.

MUSTANG: Hamilton Cinema, October 20, 7.30pm & October 21, 2pm. Hamilton Film Group screens this drama about a group of Turkish sisters forced into arranged marriages.

THE CARER: Reardon Theatre, Port Fairy, October 21, 1.30pm & 7.30pm. An aspiring Hungarian actress becomes the carer for a great actor in this drama screened by Port Fairy Film Society.

WORKSHOP: Julia Street Creative Space, Portland, October 22, 10am. Join Lucy Stocks and make a wool shawl.

MAGIC: Casterton, October 23. A day of music, art and gardens in Casterton.

TO SIR, WITH LOVE: Reardon Theatre, Port Fairy, October 23, 1.30pm. The classic starring Sidney Poitier, shown by Port Fairy Film Society.

AUTHOR TALK: Portland Library, October 25, 11am. Join Susan Duncan as she discusses her new memoir The House On The Hill

CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA: Mozart Hall, Warrnambool, October 26, 7.30pm. Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart stars in this drama about an ageing actress, screened by F Project Cinema.

DUST OF URUZGAN: Lighthouse Theatre, Warrnambool, October 28, 8pm. Fred Smith tells stories and sings songs inspired by his time with the Australian army in Afghanistan.

UPWELLING FESTIVAL: Portland foreshore, October 29. Arts and culture festival celebrating the local marine environment.

WORKSHOP: Julia Street Creative Space, Portland, October 29-30, 1pm. Join Lucy Stocks for two sessions on felt work.

BOREDOM PROTECTION POLICY: Hamilton PAC, October 29, 7.30pm. Comedian Rod Quantock reprises his political comedy from over a decade ago to compare it with today’s headlines.


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