Kinema Kabaret: Burlesque Circus Cabaret

> Performance | Live Show > Music | Dance / Visual art / Music | Dance | Narooma

Sat 18 May, 6.30pm-8.30pm

Narooma Kinema, 94 Campbell Street, Narooma (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Roll up in your vintage best for a night of theatrical glamour.

This fast moving, spectacular and witty night of cabaret, burlesque, music, and circus tricks is sure to sizzle.

The River of Art is ecstatic to bring you an incredible line up of fire twirling, tap dance, hula hoops with a twist, and burlesque performers at the top of their game.

Fire twirling starts at 6pm, and you can enjoy a pre-show cocktail at the Ocean Lounge at The Whale Inn or supper in the restaurant afterwards.

  • Adults only
  • Tickets: $55
  • Bookings: 02 4476 2352

Film Screening: Loving Vincent

> Performance | Live Show / Film | Moruya

Sat 25 May, 7.30pm-9.30pm

St Mary's Primary School, Performing Arts Centre, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

The Moruya Community Film Group invites you to a screening of the award-winning film “Loving Vincent.” The film explores the last days of Vincent Van Gogh and is rendered in gorgeous animation evoking the artist’s signature style.

Refreshments from 7pm, the screening starts at 7.30pm.

Public house of letters, arts & sciences

> Performance | Live Show > Music | Dance / Visual art / Meet the Artist | Moruya

Thur 16 to Sat 18 and Thur 23 to Sat 25 May, 3pm-9pm

Air Raid Tavern, 73 Vulcan Street, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Looking for a place to stop and unwind after a day on the Art Trail? You’ve come to the right place. Everyone is welcome at the beloved Air Raid Tavern, the official public house of the River of Art 2019.

Come and have a drink with artists, performers and fellow festival goers. Chill out in the Princess Margaret Snug, enjoy the atmosphere in the front bar, stay in town for a meal, and dive deep into the lively discussions that are bound to unfold.

Some events you’ll find at the Air Raid include:

Workshops & Demonstrations: Pastel Party

> Workshop > Performance | Live Show > Child-friendly / Visual art | Malua Bay

Sat 18 May, 10am-4pm

Batemans Bay Surf Club, George Bass Drive, Malua Bay (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

The South Coast Pastel Society members invite you to stop by their Pastel Party.

There will be continuous mini-workshops and demonstrations throughout the day for you to join in or watch as members paint landscape, seascape or still life.

River of Rhythms: Stonewave Taiko Drums Concert

> Performance | Live Show > Music | Dance > Child-friendly / Music | Dance | Moruya

Sat 25 May, 6pm-7:30pm

Moruya RSL Hall, 9 Page Street Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Witness the dramatic, energetic drumming styles from Japan and soulful resonance of the bamboo flute – the Shakuhachi – played by David Dixon.

  • Cost: $25 adults, $15 concession/child, $65 family
  • Bookings and more: stonewavetaiko.com or 0400 442 945

Bjarni Wark: Mural at the markets

> Art on Parade > Performance | Live Show > Market > Child-friendly / Visual art / Meet the Artist | Moruya

18 May 8.30am-12.30pm

Moruya Markets, Riverside Park, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Watch Bjarni Wark create a fabulous mural in real time at the Moruya Markets.

View Bjarni’s work on instagram Happy Decay.

Art on Parade: School of Possibilities Chalk the Walk

> Art on Parade > Performance | Live Show > Child-friendly / Visual art | Moruya

Mon 20 May, 10am-1pm

Cheshire Park, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Chalk the Walk is a temporary footpath exhibition by the designers and artists of the Eurobodalla School of Possibilities.

Enjoy and river walk and chat to the artists while they decorate the pavement of Cheshire Park, next to Moruya Hospital, with their unique chalk artworks.

This is a one-off event and designs will stay in place at the discretion of mother nature and furry creatures.

Tilba Talks Historical Walking Tours

> Performance | Live Show > Child-friendly / Tour | Walk | Tilba | Akolele

Thursdays to Saturdays, 11am start daily

Meet at Bate Emporium, 2 Bate Street, Central Tilba (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Join in a theatrical narrative and guided tour through the National Trust Village of Central Tilba.

Hear the stories of the Butcher, the Baker and the Cheesemaker and learn about the cultural significance for the Yuin nation and their support of the early European settlement in the Tilba Tilba.

Bookings essential

Stories of Adolescence for Adults

> Performance | Live Show / Poetry | Storytelling | Moruya

Fri 17 May, 7.30pm-8.45pm

Red Door Hall, behind St John's Church, Page Street, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Stories of Adolescence for Adults, performed by Hendre Roelink, is an engaging delivery of thought-provoking, amusing, and challenging stories of adolescent experiences, just for grown ups.

Can adults remember their adolescence? Come along and find out.

  • Rated: MA 15+
  • Cost: $15 at the door
  • More: 0431 004 106

Kinema Circus: Heidi Hula Hoops Circus Show

> Performance | Live Show > Child-friendly / Music | Dance | Narooma

Sunday, 19 May 2pm-3:30pm

Narooma Kinema, 94 Campbell Street, Narooma (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Roll up for a matinee show for all the family to enjoy

  • Cost: Adults $25, kids $15, family $60 (2+2)
  • Bookings & more: 4476 2352

The Ocean Lounge at The Whale Restaurant

> Performance | Live Show > Music | Dance / Music | Dance | Narooma

Fri 17 May and Fri 24 May from 5pm

The Whale, 102 Wagonga Street (Princes Hwy), Narooma (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Enjoy live music and spectacular views in the Ocean Lounge. With its laid back, casual vibe, this tranquil space offers a stunning way to ease into your River of Art weekend.

Live at the Air Raid: Duopoly

> Performance | Live Show > Music | Dance / Music | Dance | Moruya

Fridays 7pm-8pm, and Saturdays 2pm-3pm

The Air Raid Tavern, 73 Vulcan Street, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

From Shostakovich to Santana, local two-piece DUOPOLY always hit the right note with their cello and guitar combinations.

  • Performing:
    • Friday 17 May, 7pm-8pm
    • Saturday 18 May, 2pm-3pm
    • Friday 24 May, 7pm-8pm
    • Saturday 25 May, 2pm-3pm
  • More: colin.i.enright@gmail.com

Live at Club Catalina: Jeff Hill, Mick on Wheels, Totum & Backlash

> Performance | Live Show > Music | Dance / Music | Dance | Batemans Bay

Frid 17, Sat 18, Fri 24 & Sat 25 May, 7.30pm-11.30pm

Club Catalina, Beach Road, Batemans Bay (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Enjoy an evening of live music at Club Catalina.

  • Performing:
    • Fri 17 May, 7.30pm-11.30pm
    • Sat 18 May, 7.30pm-11.30pm
    • Fri 24 May, 7.30pm-11.30pm
    • Sat 25 May, 7.30pm-11.30pm
  • More: 4472 4022

Live Music at Quarterdeck Narooma

> Performance | Live Show > Music | Dance / Music | Dance / Food | Narooma

Sat 18 and Sat 25 May, 6pm till late

Quarterdeck, Riverside Drive, Narooma (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Top musicians will entertain Tiki Bar and dinner guests at the Quarterdeck, the Little Red House of Tunes situated on the shores of beautiful Forsters Bay. Take in the stunning views, a cocktail and a tune or three.

Music & More: Uniting Church Variety Concert

> Performance | Live Show > Music | Dance > Child-friendly / Music | Dance / Poetry | Storytelling | Batemans Bay

Sun 19 May, 2pm-4pm

Batemans Bay Uniting Church, Catlin Avenue, Catalina (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Enjoy an eclectic mix of music, comedy, poetry, dance and drama, and yummy afternoon tea.

  • Cost: $10 at the door, includes afternoon tea
  • More: 4471 7600

School of Possibilities: Offbeat Orchestra

> Performance | Live Show > Music | Dance / Music | Dance | Moruya

Wed 22 May, 1pm-1.30pm

Dr Mackay Community Centre, 9 Page Street, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

A lunchtime concert of magical music and mayhem.

Live Music at Smokey Dan’s: Daniel Champagne

> Performance | Live Show > Music | Dance / Music | Dance | Tomakin

Smokey Dan's, George Bass Drive, Tomakin NSW (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Daniel Champagne’s natural ease on stage lends itself perfectly to his fusion of blues, pop and folk.

Poignant lyrics, beautifully crafted melodies, exhilarating guitar talent and natural showmanship make this Australian artist, now living in Nashville, a must-see.

Live in the Lounge: Chris McGrath

> Performance | Live Show > Music | Dance / Music | Dance | Batemans Bay

Fri 24 and Sat 25 May from 7.30pm

Batemans Bay Soldiers Club, Beach Road, Batemans Bay (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Chris from popular local band Spindrift Saga is set to entertain at the Soldiers Club.

Book and CD Launch: Whose Broken is This?

> Performance | Live Show > Music | Dance / Music | Dance / Poetry | Storytelling | Narooma

Fri 24 May, 7pm-9pm

Mannat Café and Indian Restaurant, 153 Princes Highway, Narooma (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

Join recently published Canberra poet John Passant for a night of collaboration with The Awesome Duo’s Milena Cifali setting his poetry to her music. CDs and books will be available for purchase, and food and drink will be available during the show.

  • Cost: $20
  • Bookings & more: 4476 3303

Live Music at the Moruya Bowling Club

> Performance | Live Show > Music | Dance > Child-friendly / Music | Dance | Moruya

Sat 25 May, 6pm-8.30pm

Moruya Bowling Club, Shore Street, Moruya (Map at bottom of page)

Wheelchair accessible: N/A

A rare chance to see Carroll College students perform live. Easy listening, rock and pop will be the sounds of the evening.