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Nigel Ubrihien, creator of the NFSA’s new touring sounds show Cooee Cabaret, came face to face with one of the show’s inspirations when in Gunnedah recently… well, at least face to statue.
The performers stalked about the rehearsal studio, flapping their arms and clucking like chooks. ‘They’re crazy, Dad!’ my daughter whispered to me, smiling like this was a good thing.
Last Friday night I attended the premiere of Cooee Cabaret in the Mercury Theatre in Mildura (north-west Victoria). The ABC regional radio station in Mildura publicised the performance, interviewing Brendan Smith and the cast, promoting the Sounds of Australia registry and encouraging residents in Mildura and surrounds to make their nominations.
The Cooee Cabaret had its second outing on Friday night in Gunnedah. Whilst the audience was smaller in size than the turn out in Mildura, they looked like they had a great time.
The last couple of weeks have seen a flurry of activity to finalise selection of the 2010 additions to the National Registry of Recorded Sound – Sounds of Australia. We have had some really interesting and, at times very imaginative, nominations which have come in from all over the country.
The Cooee Cabaret is the NFSA’s new live show based on the Archive’s Sounds of Australia registry – a collection of iconic and culturally significant songs, sounds and recordings…like the Happy Little Vegemites and Aeroplane Jelly Song jingles, Along the Road to Gundagai and Waltzing Matilda.
Bernie Carson is a 19 year old performer from Harrisville in regional Queensland with a magical voice and an infectious enthusiasm for life. She will be singing at the Cooee Cabaret when it rides into Boonah on March 1st.
Cooee Cabaret is an original family cabaret show that weaves together iconic Australian songs and sound recordings, drawn from the NFSA’s Sounds of Australia registry. more »
The NFSA’s Cooee Cabaret family cabaret show is hitching up its wagon and making its way down to Tasmania in early February, and we’ve got a diverse range of local performers helping us to bring Australian sound and music history to life while we’re there.
Beth Taylor on ’100 Miles (Emu Bay)’, a song about the history of Tasmania’s railway network, performed as part of the Cooee Cabaret in Burnie.
Western Australia has a wealth of talent, and we’re featuring two vibrant young performers as part of Cooee Cabaret's swan-song tour to Mandurah, Bunbury, Margaret River and Perth.
Check out some of the talented Cooee Cabaret local performers from Mandurah, Margaret River and Bunbury in Western Australia.
West Australian performance poet Kate Wilson discovered the world of performance poetry on YouTube, and now she’s added her poetic voice to the global conversation.
The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is partnering with two regional galleries to bring the new exhibition The Art of Sound to audiences in Grafton NSW and Margaret River WA in 2013.