Journey in theatre

Reflection. Stanley Town Hall this weekend hosts the theatre show Twelve Times He Spoke. After a stellar premier season in Hobart’s Theatre Royal Backspace in July, Tasmania Performs is now bringing the show to regional towns across this state. It begins simply enough, mapping the twists and turns of one man’s unremarkable life. But the …

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Guitarist brothers

Music. Prepare to be immersed in the world of the Grigoryan Brothers for an evening. The guitar playing duo, is performing at Stanley Town Hall next week. The Grigoryan Brothers, Slava and Leonard, have a passion to expand their horizons through new arrangements, their own compositions and commissions. This ambition can be heard as the …

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Music makers rejoice

Event. Music lovers are invited to share in a collaborative experience when the Glen Hodges Quintet comes to town. Performing at Stanley Town Hall tomorrow night, the visit forms part of a free composition forum and concert series being held across the north west, allowing locals the opportunity to engage with composers on the music …

2 years ago
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Cup Day in Stanley

Festivities. The Melbourne Cup was brought to Stanley on Tuesday as ‘racegoers’ watched the event unfold on the big screen in the Town Hall. Parents and Friends volunteer Amber Power said organisers were thrilled with the “fantastic turnout” for the inaugural ‘Stanley Primary School P&F Melbourne Cup Day Luncheon’. “We had around 70 people attend,” …

3 years ago

Rudnytsky returns to Stanley

Music. Stanley Town Hall will once again host internationally renowned pianist and virtuoso Roman Rudnytsky tonight (Thursday July 16). Born in New York into a prominent Ukrainian musical family, Rudnytsky began the study of piano at four years of age, giving his first piano recital at seven. He is a graduate of The Juilliard School in New …

3 years ago

Hall’s exposure

Reception. The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra drew a crowd of 180 to the Stanley Town Hall on Saturday, welcoming out-of-towners and locals alike. “They always draw the biggest crowd that we have,” Stanley Town Hall committee chairman Danny Dwyer said of the TSO, in Stanley as part of the Tasmanian International Arts Festival. “It’s good exposure …

4 years ago

A taste of Spain

Music. Multi-skilled guitarist Matthew Fagan will be bringing a unique performance to Stanley this weekend paying tribute to his “Virtuoso ancestors” with a Spanish and classical guitar showcase. Having rubbed shoulders with the likes of Scottish performer Billy Connolly who described him as “the best guest artist I have toured with”, Fagan is currently touring …

5 years ago
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Far from a silent night

Festivities. If previous years are anything to go by, Stanley Town Hall will once again reach full capacity for the town’s annual Christmas carols. “It’s really exciting that it does fill up so quick,” Stanley Combined Churches and Town Hall Committee Carols chairman Mitchell Scott said. “But at the same time it’s kind of sad …

5 years ago

Rudnytsky in Stanley

Music. Stanley Town Hall will host internationally renowned pianist and virtuoso Roman Rudnytsky on Friday August 9. Rudnytsky, an American concert pianist of Ukrainian background, has performed in over 95 countries around the world from some of the largest concert halls in capital cities to small towns. He has made 17 tours to Australia, every …

5 years ago