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The Theatre Organ Society (SA) is
proud to present Victorian theatre
organist, the inimitable David
Johnston OAM who will be presenting
a trip down memory lane playing the
Capri Theatre Wurlitzer theatre pipe
organ on Sunday, 2 April at 2pm.
An extremely versatile and
accomplished musician, David was
Organist and Musical Advisor to
Melbourne’s Carols by Candlelight
for over 20 years and has composed
and recorded several scores for early
Australian silent movies restored by
He has also performed in major
venues throughout Australia, NZ
and USA over his extensive concert
He will be presenting your favourite
music from the magic era of The Box
evoking memories of Dad’s Army,
Bellbird, In Melbourne Tonight and
many more. Music you remember,
music you don’t remember and
music you never knew, plus a video
clip or two to add to the nostalgia.
Head to the Capri Theatre for a
fabulous afternoon of musical fun
with some rekindling of visual and
Book online at www.capri.org.au
or by phone on 8272 1177.
A musical celebration of
60 years of television
Register your ride for the
2017 Rock & Roll Rendezvous
Dogs in Australian Art looks at
Australian art through the lens of
dog painting, showcasing over 150
masterworks that illustrate the deep
bond between Australians and their
Steven Miller’s whimsical text argues
that all the major shifts which
occurred in Australia art, and which
have traditionally been attributed to
the environment or historical factors,
really occurred because of dogs.
His book is also a study of how
the various dog breeds have been
depicted from colonial times until
the present. It features over 80 dog
A rich journey through Australia’s
art history via the lens of man’s best
From 8 March -10 June, Carrick Hill
is running a corresponding exhibition
Spot the Dog: canine companions
in art, which includes work from
South Australian public and private
Dogs in Australian Art is
published by Wakefield Press and
priced at $39.95.
WIN, WIN, WIN
SA50s Lifestyle News has two
copies of Dogs in Australian Art
plus 2 double passes to Spot
the Dog: Canine Companions in
Art, from 9 March-30 June at
Carrick Hill available. For your
chance to win, simply go to our
com.au, click “Contact Us”
and complete the form. Please
type Dogs in Australian Art
and your postal address in the
“Comments” field. Entries will
be drawn 13 March.
Dogs in Australian Art
Wakefield Press 16 rose street, Mile end sa 5031 www.wakefieldpress.com.au
NeW exPaNded editioN of the Bestseller
Dogs in Australian Art
By Steven Miller
For further information, review copies or
to arrange an interview, please contact:
Ayesha Aggarwal on (08) 8352 4455 or
Steven Miller is head of the research library and archive of the art Gallery of New south Wales. he has
published widely on art, with his book on australian culture between the two world wars (Degenerates and
Perverts) winning the NsW Premier’s australian history award in 2006. he lives in sydney and is the proud
owner of finbar, a Welsh terrier.
steven Miller is available for interview.
A delightful book.
dogs in australian art is one of those books that is a work of art
in itself; a beautiful collection of art that you will want to leave on the
coffee table, as it will surprise and delight anyone that picks it up. 4 out
of 5 stars.
– roz Bellamy, ArtsHub
– ian Warden, Canberra Times
Poignant, humorous and, most importantly, features beautiful artwork.
– ABC Books and Arts
Dogs in Australian Art looks at australian art through the
lens of dog painting, showcasing over 150 masterworks that
illustrate the deep bond between australians and their best
friends. steven Miller’s whimsical text argues that all the
major shifts which occurred in australia art, and which have
traditionally been attributed to the environment or historical
factors, really occurred because of dogs. his book is also a
study of how the various dog breeds have been depicted
from colonial times until the present. it features over 80 dog
this fully revised and expanded edition features many new
paintings. a rich journey through australia’s art history via
the lens of man’s best friend.
From 8 March – 10 June 2017 Carrick Hill is
running a corresponding exhibition, Spot the
Dog: canine companions in art, which includes
work from South Australian public and
Do you have a pre-1980 vehicle you
love to take out on a Sunday drive?
Now is your chance to register to
take part in the 2017 Rock & Roll
Rendezvous on Sunday 9 April.
Rock & Roll Rendezvous is a full day
event of music, dance, fashion and
chrome-plated classics held at the
much-loved National Motor Music in
Birdwood, South Australia.
With hundreds of classic and muscle
cars and bikes on display, plus
fashion parades on stage, dance
demonstrations and live music, the
event is a true celebration of the
Rock n’ Roll era.
Open to any vehicle manufactured
pre 1980, you are invited to register
your car, bike or scooter and join the
ranks of hundreds of vehicles vying
for Best Original or Best Modified, or
your group could enter to win Best
With a red hot music line-up
including Buddy In Concert starring
Scott ‘Buddy’ Cameron plus The
Memphis Suns, The Cadillacs, The
Lincolns, Jim Hermel and the Hot
Chix, the open-air dancefloor is set
Compere for the day is well known
spruiker and musician, Frank Ratta.
They start rocking from 10am and
will roll until 5pm. Fabulous food
and refreshments will be available as
well as great merchandise stalls.
Entry tickets for the event are
available online for the first time, so
avoid the queue and purchase your
Registrations are now open and
close 31 March for the Sunday 9
Entry forms and tickets available
For Club entries or more
information, please call Pauline
Renner on 8568 4022.
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