What’s On August (iv)
August 22: Raising the Bar - Orange
Free talks on a range of interesting topics, delivered by some of the finest minds from the University of Sydney. Hear Geographer Dale Dominey-Howes talk about how people process natural disasters, while Professor of Planetary Health Tony Capon discusses the relationship between advances in medicine and the health of the natural world. 6-8pm at Hotel Canobolas. Register at ww.rtbevent.com
August 23: Orange Regional Museum talks — Contemporary Photojournalism
Hear award-winning photographers Matt Abbott and Dean Sewell speak about their practice and their views on the state on modern photojournalism. Limited spaces, bookings essential at Eventbrite.com.au
August 24: Visual Storytelling and Photography Workshop
Matt Abbott and Dean Sewell present an all-day photography workshop at the Orange Regional Museum focused on visual storytelling in regional areas. Tickets are $150 through Eventbrite.
August 25: Ride Like a Girl - Private screening fundraiser
Come watch the story of Michell Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup and help support Riding for the Disabled. Screening to be held at Odeon 5 Cinema Sunday 1.30pm. Tickets $20 from Collins Booksellers Orange.
August 30/31: Aussie Night Markets in Orange
Aussie Night Markets are back at Northcourt Orange this August!
Two days of food, drinks, dessert, shopping, live music, rides & games from 4-9pm August 30 and 31.
August 30: The Songs of Paul Simon – ‘Simon & Garfunkel’ to ‘Graceland’
‘Shelley & Robertson’ with their live band, perform the songs of Paul Simon. This celebration performance features favourites from the early years of ‘Simon & Garfunkel’ as well as highlights of Simon’s solo efforts, culminating in selections from his landmark Graceland Album. Friday Aug 30 at the Orange Civic Theatre www.orange.nsw.gov.au/theatre or call 6393 8111.
September 7: Daniel Thompson’s Johnny Cash Live
Daniel Thompson and The Tennessee Express live at Orange Civic Theatre. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the legendary live album, Johnny Cash at San Quentin.
September 18: The Glenn Miller Orchestra
The long-awaited return of the greatest big band of the 1940's, The Glenn Miller Orchestra! Experience the unforgettable music of the 1940's from the Golden era of Swing. 7.30-10pm at Orange Civic Theatre. Tickets at www.Ticketek.com.au