Disabled singers embrace stage
TWENTY-TWO people experienced the Joy of Singing at the Murwillumbah City of the Arts Space recently as part of the Disability Arts Project.
Local artist Wendy Grace has worked with two separate singing groups over the past eight weeks and they will now perform at the opening of the art exhibi- tion "No Strings" at City of the Arts Space this Friday, from 11am.
The art exhibition features works of 14 artists who were part of City of the Arts weekly art group.
Access Arts executive director Ross Barber will officially open the exhibition and 20-piece professional big band "Musical Chairs" from Brisbane - made up of members with different types of disabilities, will perform.
Other performances will include: Tweed Shire City of the Arts Disability Arts Project drummers and sitting dancers.
The exhibition will be open from 10am to 4pm until July 8 and all artworks are for sale.