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1 CHECK out some acoustic mu-
sic by talented local musicians
in LIVE@BAC, this Friday from
5:30pm. LIVE@BAC provides an
opportunity to unwind on the
first Friday of each month in the
Belconnen Arts Centre's beauti-
ful and spacious foyer, overlook-
ing Lake Ginninderra, while li-
stening to live acoustic music by
talented local musicians. Entry is
a $5 donation.
2 TRY your hand at some bush
dancing, with the first bush
dance for the year to be held on
Saturday at All Saint's Church
Hall in Ainslie from 8pm until
11.30pm. Bush Capital Band will
provide the music and all dances
will be taught and called on the
night, so no experience is requi-
3 IF bush dancing's not your
style, give Scottish dancing a
go, with a beginners class kicking
off on Thursday. It's a fun way to
get some exercise, meet people
and give the brain a work out.
Come solo or with a partner. For
more information, call Bruce
Clark on 6288 2487 or turn up at
8pm at the Church of Christ on in
4 CATCH Angelina Ballerina in
her second real live ballet.
The magical production features
the Royal New Zealand Ballet
dancers performing to a record-
ed arrangement of Tchaikovsky's
music, with choreography sets
and costumes from the English
National Ballet. Angelina Baller-
ina's Big Audition will be on
show at the Canberra Theatre
from Wednesday to Saturday.
For more details, visit
5 VISIT the National Film and
Sound Archive this week to
create a unique sound. Make
your own funky musical instru-
ment and explore sound. This
craft activity is ideal for the
whole family. Children must be
accompanied -- but there is no
charge for accompanying adults.
Cost is $5 and includes materials.
Call 6248 2000 for enquiries and
Broadway killer hit
By Naomi Fallon
Sassy: Chicago the musical will be performed at The Q in February. Photo: Elesa Lee
Where: The Q Theatre, Queanbeyan
When: From February 10 to February 26
Tickets: Adults $42, concessions $37
Bookings: Call 6285629 or visit www.theq.net.au
By day Hannah Ley is the
sweetly-spoken English immi-
grant who works at the Can-
But by night she's the 1920s
vaudevillian Velma Kelly, who
knocked off her husband and sister
when she found them in bed
Throw in some fishnets and a few
more smokin' hot man haters and
you've got Chicago -- the longest
running American musical in
Local actor Adrian Flor plays Billy
Flynn -- the sleek lawyer trying to
free Velma and her fellow jailbird
''As a male actor you love to play
the suave guy,'' he said.
''I'm not like that in real life so at
least I get to do that on stage.''
And as the sole male in an all-
female cast, he sees the role as a
pretty sweet gig.
''I love this cast, I can't deny it ...
they're gorgeous, they're talented.
The show will be great,'' he said.
Free Rain Theatre Company
director Anne Sommes had her pick
of actresses when it came to
auditioning for Chicago.
She said about 90 ladies audition-
ed for the all-singing, all-dancing
show that everyone wants to be a
''I've loved it for a long time since
I saw it back in the 80s,'' she said.
''It's just one of those shows that's
infectious. It's got fabulous danc-
ing, fabulous music and just great
roles right across the board.''
She said the cast was the perfect
example of why local theatre was
''They're very, very talented peo-
ple; you could take them and pop
them on a stage anywhere,'' she
''These people are the local
product and from my point of view
with Free Reign it's really important
to support the local artists.''
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