Michael Leunig in Conversation with Peter Thompson ‘Up Close and Personal with a Beloved Australian Creator.’
Michael Leunig is an Australian cartoonist, writer, painter, philosopher and poet. His commentary on political, cultural and emotional life spans more than forty years and has often explored the idea of an innocent and sacred personal world. The fragile ecosystem of human nature and its relationship to the wider natural world is a related and recurrent theme. His newspaper work appears regularly in the Melbourne Age and the Sydney Morning Herald.
He describes his approach as regressive, humorous, messy, mystical, primal and vaudevillian –producing work which is open to many interpretations and has been widely adapted in education, music, theatre, psychotherapy and spiritual life.
During his interview Michael has generously agreed to draw some of the characters for which he is renowned and possibly to create some never seen before.
Michael will be joined onstage by Peter Thompson.
In Conversation with Michael Leunig
Date: Saturday 22 June
Times: 10.00 am
Price: $30 – Adults, $25 Pensioners and Students
Venue: The J Theatre
Duration: 75-90 minutes
Noosa Long Weekend
14-23 June 2013
10 days of arts, literature, food and fun!
Noosa Long Weekend Festival fast facts:
• The 12th Noosa Long Weekend Festival takes place from Friday 14 - Sunday 23 June 2013.
• The festival comprises 10 days (and nights) of music, theatre, dance, literature, forums, film, food, visual arts and workshops staged at various venues in and around Noosa Heads, Queensland.
• A selection of early events (22 events) including the opening night act has been released for sale from today, Friday 22 March, 2013.
• The remaining events in the festival program will be revealed and released for sale on Friday 3 May, 2013.
• Over 85 ticketed and free events will be on offer with in excess of 12,000 tickets on sale. Over 250 local, national and international artists, authors and guest speakers will participate in the 2013 Festival.
• Ticket information at: www.noosalongweekend.com
• Special festival accommodation packages can be found on the website.
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The J Theatre, Noosa Junction
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