Efficiency artwork, reside music and letting free in a ball pit: Welcome to Sound and Fury

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Free this Sunday night time? Try to be. With a public vacation (hey, Canberra Day!) the subsequent day, there’s no excuse to not make an evening of it—and we now have the proper event.

You’ll have heard of Sound and Fury, the outlandish and edgy events which have taken place in a wide range of distinctive Canberra settings that includes reside music, dance, efficiency artwork, theatre, DJs, poetry and extra. However do you know Sound and Fury’s subsequent occasion is that this Sunday 12 March—and it’s utterly free?

This weekend, Sound and Fury will return to Fyshwick’s Dairy Highway precinct as a part of Enlighten Pageant 2023, with visitors guided via a wide range of celebration areas because the night time unfolds and sure, one among these will embrace a ball pit.

A strictly adults-only occasion (as a result of bar and grownup themes of some performances), this weekend’s Sound & Fury has the theme of “put on pants” and “gold” and is described as boasting a stage over an illuminated water sculpture that may move via the night time the place audiences can come and go from repeating performances in a brand new theatre, a yoga studio, a public sq., a brewery, a dystopian depot and a sexed-up play centre.

Shut up and take our cash. Or quite don’t—in any case, all of that is free.

The one factor you’ll be paying for on the night will probably be food and drinks, which you should purchase on the night time at one of many many meals retailers and bars round Dairy Highway. Organisers be aware that you may additionally need to carry a jacket as, whereas there will probably be fireplace pits, it could get chilly later within the night time.

First introduced because the after celebration of Artwork, Not Aside pageant, Sound and Fury has develop into a standalone occasion in recent times, with curator Chenoeh Miller of Little Dove Theatre Artwork promising a blockbuster night from a vibrant solid of dancers, actors, performers and musicians after a troublesome few years for the humanities.

“Now we have cancelled three occasions previously two years, so the Sound and Fury ensemble and I are eager to squeeze in as many acts as humanly doable in as many locations as doable at Dairy Highway,” says Chenoeh. “A lot of dance, numerous drag, massive music and good visitors from across the nation.”

Describing the ambiance as “attractive, sparkly and hilarious”, Chenoeh is cagey about revealing an excessive amount of in regards to the performances, wanting visitors to expertise every part in individual on the night time—particularly Sound and Fury’s iconic ‘again room’ performances, which kind a part of the occasion.

“Some will probably be very shocking and others maybe reasonably shocking, relying how acquainted you’re with Sound and Fury surprises” she laughs. “There can even be surprises on the primary stage.”

A re-emergence of types post-COVID restrictions, Chenoeh is happy to have a good time with artists, performers and visitors alike on Sunday.

“In Canberra, the sense of comradery amongst native artists and audiences is fierce and robust and occasions like Sound and Fury create house for us to be collectively as a neighborhood, and to have a good time that.”

“That is highlighted at Sound and Fury occasions the place viewers ages vary from 18-85 and representatives from all corners of Canberra come alongside to celebration arduous and inhale nice efficiency artwork.”

“As a part of Enlighten for the primary time, we look ahead to increasing our travelling audiences and seeing what they carry to the occasion.”


What: Sound and Fury: Enlighten
When: Sunday 12 March from 7 pm
The place: Dairy Highway Precinct
Price: Free
Extra info: Fb


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