TUESDAY, JUNE 30

TALK The Japan Foundation’s new online program Issho Editions (until August 1) aims to bring people together through Japanese art and culture with videos and live-streamed workshops. This week focuses on cosplay with viewers today able to watch the premiere of a pre-recorded talk from Dr Emerald King about the history of the subculture at Australasian pop culture conventions. 11am, free, jpf.org.au

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1

FILM Movie buffs should be pleased to be able to get back to the big screen, albeit with social distancing restrictions in place. Ritz Cinemas celebrates its reopening with a week of $10 tickets (until July 8) and a line-up of flicks including #MeToo drama The Assistant, horror remake The Invisible Man and Kubrick classic A Clockwork Orange. Various times, Ritz Cinemas, 45 St Pauls Street, Randwick, $10, ritzcinemas.com.au

THURSDAY, JULY 2

COMEDY Catch Australian comedian Caroline Reid’s satirical and sharp-tongued air hostess alter ego, Pam Ann, in the pay-what-you-can virtual show Live from Miami Biatch. Celebrity fans of her high-altitude, high-camp punchlines include Elton John and Cher. 9pm, $15-$50, tix.co/tixpresents

FRIDAY, JULY 3

PODCAST Music company Mushroom Group’s first-ever podcast series 180 Grams – the weight of a collector’s edition vinyl record – looks at the behind-the-scenes stories of a single album. The initial six-episode season focuses on the making of Melbourne blues-rock band The Teskey Brothers’ Aria Award-winning 2019 release, Run Home Slow. smarturl.it/teskeypodcast

SATURDAY, JULY 4

MUSIC Pianist Kathryn Selby’s guest artist concert series, Selby and Friends, is back with the online performance Beethoven’s Ghost, a commemoration of 250 years since the birth of the master composer. Selby is also joined by cellist Timo-Veikko “Tipi” Valve and violinist Harry Ward. 9am, $12-$50, selbyandfriends.com.au



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