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Piaf and Aznavour: Songs From the Pavement - 3-8 October, The Butterfly Club

BY Evan Lever | 23-Sep-2017
A seductive play which delves into Piaf's little known relationship with Charles Aznavour. Before they would come to define the very image of the French chanteuse and chanter, Edith and Charles were were children of the pavement, busking on the street corners of Montmartre.

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2018 Morocco Painting Tour with BERNARD OLLIS

BY Rita Lazauskas - Amazigh Cultural Tours Morocco | 22-Sep-2017
Marrakech & the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair + Atlas Mountains – Skoura Oasis – Essaouira. Renowned artist and teacher Bernard Ollis will lead a 12 day Painting Tour that includes the inaugural Marrakech 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair and a 12 day journey through the landscape of Morocco!

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Call for entries - Stanthorpe Art Prize 2018

BY Michelle Conkas | 18-Sep-2017
Entries are now open for the 2018 Stanthorpe Art Prize. The Stanthorpe Art Prize, established in 1972, is the second oldest art competition in Queensland and is open to both emerging and professional artists. Artists have the chance of winning one of the several categories, with prizes totalling $40 000, including the $25 000 major prize.

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If You See Her, Say Hello and Ladychoir - Melbourne Fringe 2017

BY If You See Her, Say Hello and Ladychoir | 05-Sep-2017
You called, we answered. Two Melbourne-based contemporary choir collectives, together for the first time, in an exquisitely powerful, unapologetically ambitious, sinfully romantic celebration of the dynamic impact of voice, community, creative intimacy and collaboration.

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Floating Land 2017

BY Noosa Regional Gallery | 01-Sep-2017
Floating Land is a five-week arts festival of exhibitions, events and workshops in nature about nature, the highlight of which are the sculptures created in outdoor natural settings. Its aim is to leave no mark on the environment but only to make an impression on the people who visit.

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Life on the edge by Nicola Moss

BY Noosa Regional Gallery | 01-Sep-2017
Nicola Moss, works on paper meld something of how we value nature, while making visible life’s vital energy. A world view is revealed where nature, culture, lifestyle and well-being are inseparably entwined

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The women behind Melbourne label Two Threads

BY Anastasia McInerney / RMIT journalism student | 31-Aug-2017
Meet design duo Karen Fennell and Sally Anderson, the bowerbirds behind the Melbourne womenswear label. #TwoThreads @TwoThreads @twothreadsclothing #twothreads #melbourne #label #upcycled #ethical

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DAVID AND THE BIRDS EYE VIEW FOR SEPTEMBER 2017 AUCTION

BY AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS | 29-Aug-2017
A QUICK OVERVIEW FOR THE SEPTEMBER 4TH AUCTION AT AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS, MORE AT OUR WEBSITE www.aaauctions.com.au

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Let’s Talk: The Young Arts and Journalism Awards with Volker Janssen

BY Alexandria Abishegam / Student View | 29-Aug-2017
A month ago, I sat down to have a chat with one of the founding members of the Young Arts and Journalism Awards in Australia, Volker Janssen. The art and journalism scene has always intrigued me, with so many new ways of expression and the rise of social media, the industry has become an even tougher nut to crack into. As many may already know, it is not the lack of content, but the lack of quality that is in demand. To combat this issue, the YAJA was set up to give students an opportunity to showcase their talents and express themselves in a unique form. With graduates struggling to find meaningful work experience, they now have a community that will support them.

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17 Finalists announced for Sydney Eisteddfod McDonald’s Dance of Champions

BY Sydney Eisteddfod | 23-Aug-2017
Champion dance groups from the 2017 Sydney Eisteddfod with perform in this special 'Dance Championship' competition, televised nationally. @sydeisteddfod #sydneyeisteddfod

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Special Event - Dalida - 2017 Italian Film Festival

BY Kirby Bonavita | 14-Sep-2017
Gather your friends for a bellisima night out with a reception from 6pm featuring a Molinari Limoncello cocktail on arrival, sweet treats thanks for Julio's Restaurant and live music before the 6.45pm screening of Lisa Azuelos's glitzy biopic Dalida.

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Closing Night - Life is Beautiful - 2017 Italian Film Festival

BY Kirby Bonavita | 14-Sep-2017
Roberto Benigni’s Oscar-winning masterpiece returns to the big screen for its 20th anniversary. Join us for Campari Aperol Spritz, Stella Artois and Connoisseur gourmet icecream in hand to close the 2017 festival. 6.30pm: Drinks on arrival. 7pm: Film screening.

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Opening Night Gala- Let Yourself Go! 2017 Italian Film Festival

BY Kirby Bonavita | 14-Sep-2017
Get ready to let yourself go at the most joyous fiesta of the year! Join us from 6pm for a sparkling Valdo Marca Oro prosecco on arrival before the premiere at 6.45pm of Italian Golden Globe winning Let Yourself Go! followed by the official after party at Connections Night Club with live entertainment from Little Miss Squeezebox and friends, a taste of Italy from The Cooking Professor, Stella Artois, Connoisseur gourmet ice cream and a festival gift bag.

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Baby Blue reveal ‘Soccer Ball’ video + announce Sunday Funday Residency at Some Velvet Morning to raise money for Herd2homes dog rescue

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 14-Sep-2017
Doggo lovin’ Melbourne musos Baby Blue are gearing up for a Sunday Funday residency every Sunday in October at Some Velvet Morning alongside a bunch of legendary local acts. Primetime pickings will see the band play five – yes five – Sunday shows across the month with entry by donation and all proceeds going to NFP herd2homes Dog Rescue - www.herd2homes.com.au. To coincide with the residency announce the band have also revealed a little glimpse into their Spaghetti Western alter egos in the new video for their dreamy single ‘Soccer Ball’.

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Atlantis

BY Kabuku PR | 14-Sep-2017
Belvoir is thrilled to present the world premiere of award-winning playwright Lally Katz’s new work Atlantis from 28th October to 26th November at Belvoir St Theatre.

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Rupert Bunny Foundation recipients produce ‘Reverse Photography’

BY Media Unit | 14-Sep-2017
Penelope Davis and Stephen Haley, who received the prestigious Rupert Bunny Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship in 2015, are showing a truly innovative body of work to the community for free at The Gallery, St Kilda Town Hall.

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A Window on Italy - The Corsini Collection: Masterpieces from Florence

BY Art Gallery of WA | 14-Sep-2017
A city. A family. A collection of magnificence. Introducing the private art collection of one of Florence’s most eminent families, the Corsini family. A Window on Italy - The Corsini Collection: Masterpieces from Florence opens at the Art Gallery of WA, for its only Australian showing, on Saturday 24 February 2018. Tickets on sale now.

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Taikoz 20: Land-Sea-Sky-Home

BY Alannah Maher | 13-Sep-2017
An incredible concert in celebration of two decades of Taikoz - Australia's premier taiko ensemble.

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Louis Baker announces Allysha Joy and Ella Haber as supports for Australian shows and reveals live video for ‘Gave It All Away

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 13-Sep-2017
New Zealand’s most soulful heartbreaker Louis Baker is making his return to Australia next week, bringing his unique blend of Motown and R&B to our shores, and leaving an even larger trail of devoted fans in his wake. In the lead up to his Melbourne and Sydney shows, Baker has shared a little glimpse into his band’s captivating performance dynamic with a live video for his single ‘Gave It All Away’ as well as revealing some killer homegrown Aussie talent Allysha Joy and Ella Haber will support him.

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'The 42nd Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards' - Calling for entries

BY Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum | 13-Sep-2017
GET YOUR ENTRIES READY: Entries will soon be called for 'The 42nd Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards'. Get your submissions together and deliver them to the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum between 10am - 5pm, on 5, 6 or 7 October 2017. The 42nd annual 'Art Awards' are supported by local industry, business and the community, and return with a lucrative prize pool of $40,000. There are four sections of entry including, Easel Paintings, Works on Paper, Three Dimensional & Fibre Works and Digital Works.

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Spring has sprung: New Exhibitions at Alternating Current Art Space

BY Kate Wallace | 13-Sep-2017
Alternating Current Art Space is pleased to announce the opening of four new exhibitions by Giordano Biondi, Naomi Bishop, Rebekah Pryor and Melanie Lazarow on 15 September at 6pm. @alternatingcurrentartspace

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North Stradbroke Island's Kunjiel (Corroboree) to feature stellar line up of Indigenous music & dance - Sept 23&24

BY Quandamooka Festival | 13-Sep-2017
KUNJIEL, meaning Corroboree in local traditional Aboriginal language, is a two day festival event celebrating Indigenous music, dance, arts and culture on North Stradbroke Island, in Brisbane's backyard, over the weekend of 23 & 24 September. Kunjiel is the main event of Queensland's Quandamooka Festival and feature artists for this year's event includeBlack Arm Band . Rochelle Pitt . Chris Tamwoy Nunukul Yuggera Dancers . Roger Knox & Band Troy Brady . Joe Geia . Black Salt . Adam James Yarrabah Dancers . Tio . Yulu Burri Ba Dancers. Tickets are just $15 for a day pass and $20 for two days of top class entertainment.

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Packed To The Rafters • Luke O’Donnell • Interlude Gallery

BY Interlude Gallery | 12-Sep-2017
We welcome you to our upcoming exhibition ‘Packed To The Rafters’ by Sydney based installation and performance artist Luke O’Donnell. Opening Night: Thursday 21st September 6–8pm - Closing Feast: Saturday 30th September 3–5pm Luke has been an Interlude Artist since 2015 and an active member of the arts community. His exploration of the relationship between structural elements and spatial forms, lends him to be a sort of amateur structural engineer. Concerned with the histories and meanings imbued within these structures, Luke asks us to consider how we come to understand and define concepts such as home, shelter, space and belonging. @interludegallery #interludegallery

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'Outsider' | Joel Rea

BY Mitchell Fine Art | 12-Sep-2017
A four-metre tiger stands serenely on a New York City corner surrounded by a handful of onlookers. This surreal image is the focal point of the major artwork ‘Crossroads’ in the upcoming exhibition by Joel Rea at Mitchell Fine Art in Brisbane. ‘Outsider’ opening on 6th October, is Joel Rea’s first exhibition in Brisbane in 5 years following a raft of sell out exhibitions in London and New York. @mitchellfineartgallery @joelrea #australianart #surrealist #painting #oilpainting #waves #tigers #outsiderexhibition #brisbanegallery

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YEO NEW MUSIC VIDEO LEAVIN'

BY Small FRY | 12-Sep-2017
Yeo's new album Desire Path, out now, has received glowing reviews from online tastemakers and album features on Australian radio including Triple R Soundscape, Radio Adelaide Feature Album and PBS Top 10 Records.
@snackswithyeo

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Museum pieces and unusual objects at Piguet Auction House Geneva (25 TO 28 September 2017)

BY Salomé Summer | 11-Sep-2017
GENEVA, 11 SEPTEMBRE 2017 – Piguet is pleased to announced it’s next auction to be held on 25 to 28 September with over 3,000 lots reaching a global estimate of CHF 3.1-4.5 million. On this occasion, Piguet Auction House will publish three catalogues in honour of the following sale sections: @piguet_hdv #piguet hdv

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Ben Volchok Presents… [Melbourne Fringe Festival 2017]

BY Ben Volchok | 11-Sep-2017
BEN VOLCHOK PRESENTS... two episodes of original radio comedy, live on stage! Watch (and listen) as Ben Volchok embodies a whole range of characters and creates a hilarious hourlong extravaganza.

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Peter Stein "Faust Fantasia"

BY Accademia Nazionale di San Luca | 11-Sep-2017
On October 3, 2017, the Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, with the Festival di Teatro Internazionale Quartieri dell'Arte, will dedicate a special celebration to Peter #Stein for his eightieth birthday. The #celebration day of one of the key figures of contemporary theatre will begin at 6:30 pm and will continue up until dawn of the next day. The programme will include the performance by Peter Stein with the melologue "Faust Fantasia", a piece for voice and piano by Arturo Annecchino, text taken from J.W. Goethe's Faust, music by Giovanni Vitaletti. In the open area of Palazzo Carpegna's courtyard, the film "Le maratone di Peter" (Peter's Marathons) by Giovanni Visentin will be screened along with a non-stop showing of movies from theatrical performances. @accademiasanluca @QdaFestival

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Fine Food and High Art!

BY Mickie with ArtSHINE Gallery in Chippendale | 11-Sep-2017
If you are a fan of green revolution food and textile art, call us and save your seat today. We have a special event this Sunday 17 September to enjoy a private viewing of master high-warp along with environmental friendly food. All the ingredients are gathered locally and even include home grown herbs. We are located in the heart of Chippendale Arts District.

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The award-winning Trash Test Dummies return to Melbourne!

BY Fuller PR | 11-Sep-2017
Prepare to never look at the humble household wheelie bin in the same way again. The award winning Trash Test Dummies are returning to amaze and delight Melbourne audiences this September.

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Topology - The Singing Politician @ Brisbane Festival Sept 15

BY Heapsaflash | 11-Sep-2017
Aria nominated classical quintet ‘Topology' are renowned for their prolific multi-disciplinary collaborations and in a classy new partnership have teamed up with ensemble-in-residence at the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, The Australian Voices to tour ‘The Singing Politician’, a powerful performance piece that marries iconic Prime Ministerial speeches seamlessly to an overlay of stirring classical music and choral work. Morrison BRISBANE – BRISBANE FESTIVAL - Fri 15 Sept, 7:30pm = ABC STUDIO 420 - 114 Grey St South Bank

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Adelaide Fringe unleashes official poster for 2018 festival

BY Adelaide Fringe | 10-Sep-2017
A colourful, crowned canine takes centre stage in the winning design for the 2018 Adelaide Fringe’s official poster.

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The Gloveman - Indie Drama Confronts Corruption of Sporting World

BY Alannah Maher | 08-Sep-2017
A powerful indie drama about the lurking corruption of the sporting world.

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Mineral Matter by Brooke Holm

BY Modern Times | 08-Sep-2017
Modern Times is delighted to welcome back to Melbourne photographic artist Brooke Holm with her stunning exhibition ‘Mineral Matter’. Opening Thursday 21st September, the show will premiere this highly anticipated body of work depicting Iceland’s dynamic landscape. @_moderntimes_ @brookeholm #moderntimesfitzroy #mineralmatter #brookeholm

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Experimenta Make Sense: International Triennial of Media Art

BY RMIT Gallery | 08-Sep-2017
Both playful and challenging, Experimenta Make Sense asks audiences what it means to be human in an era of technological acceleration and disembodied communications. The exhibition features immersive work by leading international and Australian artists who engage directly with this conundrum.

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Opening exhibition night drinks

BY BlackCat Gallery | 08-Sep-2017
You are invited to the opening reception
on Fri 15 September at 6-8 pm.
Exhibition will be held from 14 Sep - Oct 3

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Melbourne producer and performer Youthfire returns with dreamy new single ‘Puppet’

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 08-Sep-2017
Melbourne gained a keeper when Brisbane-based bedroom producer Stephen Carmichael aka Youthfire relocated south, bringing his highly nuanced sound of indie electronica to thrive in the local electronic music scene. With a back catalog of standout singles that have gained heavy nods from Tonedeaf, Indieshuffle, and triple j unearthed writers just to name a few, Youthfire is back with his brand new track ‘Puppet’, taken from his forthcoming EP due later in the year.

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Anything Goes at the Docklands

BY After Hours Cabaret Club | 07-Sep-2017
Australia’s only variety show with a live 5 piece band is coming to Melbourne Fringe this September. With enough sass, charm and decadence to power a moonshine distillery… Welcome to the After Hours Cabaret Club, where the hottest burlesque, cabaret, sideshow and circus stars let loose after working their glamorous shows all over town

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Critically acclaimed pianist Konstantin Shamray closes curtain on 40th Anniversay of Sydney International Piano Competition

BY Karina Lozada | 07-Sep-2017
Internationally renowned pianist, Konstantin Shamray will conclude the Sydney International Piano Competition’s 40th Anniversary celebration year with recitals in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth this October, with a stunning repertoire of Mozart, Chopin and Tchaikovsky.

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PACT Centre for Emerging Artists presents HOME, a new play from Tantrum Youth Arts

BY Alannah Maher | 07-Sep-2017
PACT will present the latest show in their AFTERGLOW season when Home, an original new Australian play by Janie Gibson and the Tantrum Trajectory Ensemble, arrives on their stage from October 4th to 7th.

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Art of Memory, Fish and Crabs: Jacqueline Gribbin and Galuma Maymuru

BY The Cross Art Projects | 07-Sep-2017
The creative alchemy of artwork by Jacqueline Gribbin and Galuma Maymuru, respectively of Darwin and of east Arnhem Land, investigate non-Indigenous and indigenous scientific knowledge, epic and mythic storytelling. Jacqueline Gribbin is a printmaker, Galuma Maymuru is primarily a painter but also works in printmaking. Their works speak of our relationship to land and water setting operational nexus between science and Law, myth and life. Both artists acknowledge evolving environmental factors and threats to the intricate and interconnected marine world. The juxtaposition of their works sets up a threshold where art, science and Indigenous Law overlap.

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Harnessing cross-cultural talent to ‘Respect’ Peanut Farm Reserve

BY Media Unit | 07-Sep-2017
Local Indigenous and non-indigenous artists and their mentors will be painting two murals at St Kilda’s Peanut Farm Reserve to promote cross-cultural collaborations and mitigate graffiti.

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Ghosts vs Skeletons : Melbourne Fringe

BY Lisa | 06-Sep-2017
‘Ghosts vs Skeletons’ is a black comedy about guilt, getting over yourself, and little cartoon ghosts.

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School of Hard Knocks celebrates the great music & composers of the 60s. It’s the real thing! Deakin Edge, Sunday 24th September

BY CarolineK | 06-Sep-2017
We know that Absolutely Everybody Loves the 60’s!! Come and join us at the School of Hard Knocks fab, groovy celebration of the psychedelic 60’s. Jonathon Welch, Founding Artistic Director of the School, will be Chief Conductor and MC. “The music from the 60s era is remembered so fondly and is a source of inspiration for so many. Certainly an inspiration for me! This will be one way cool affair! You will know the songs. I expect everyone will be up grooving in the aisles" Jonathon said with a smile. This concert features Jan van de Stool, ‘International Music Therapist’ and star of ‘Australia’s Got Talent’ 2016 as our very funny and fabulous guest artist, THECHO!R, the award winning, Footscray-Yarraville City Band, conducted by Phillipa Edwards and choristers from the School’s Absolutely Everybody choral program. @SOHKnocks

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ArtSHINE Gallery in Chippendale: Textile Art Opening

BY Mickie with ArtSHINE Gallery | 06-Sep-2017
Looking for some amazing art? Join us this Sat. Sept. 9th from 2-4pm in Chippendale @ ArtSHINE Gallery.
2 Collections on display for September @ ArtSHINE Gallery in Chippendale. A must-see in person blend of high warp tapestries along with “wild- style” multi-functional sculptures.

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Jude Perl and Lauren Edwards return to the stage for ONE NIGHT ONLY this Melbourne Fringe Festival

BY Sassy Red PR | 06-Sep-2017
It’s been 20 years since Ross and Rachel were on a break, Elaine busted out her outrageous dance moves at a work do, and we fell in love with the flashy girl from Flushing. #YadaYadaYada #HotMessProductions

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Taiko Master Hiroo Asanuma Hosting Exclusive Workshops with Taikoz

BY Alannah Maher | 06-Sep-2017
Australia’s foremost taiko (Japanese drum) ensemble, Taikoz, are elated to welcome Hachijodaiko master Hiroo Asanuma as he comes to Sydney to lead exclusive workshops for experienced and beginner taiko players from 27th September to 1st October 2017. - WORKSHOPS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED

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BELVOIR ANNOUNCES 2018 SEASON

BY Kabuku PR | 05-Sep-2017
Belvoir is thrilled to announce the productions making up their 2018 season, launched at an event at Belvoir St Theatre.

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Black Eye Gallery "WABI- SABI" by Damien Drew

BY Black Eye Gallery | 05-Sep-2017
Black Eye Gallery is pleased to announce September 2017 Exhibition: "WABI- SABI" by Damien Drew. Damien is a Production Designer and Art Director for feature films, commercials and television whose credits include Ridley Scott's forthcoming 'Alien Covenant', The Great Gatsby, Superman Returns, Star Wars (Eps 2 & 3), The Matrix Reloaded/Revolutions and The Wachowski's Sense8.

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If You See Her, Say Hello and Ladychoir - Melbourne Fringe 2017

BY If You See Her, Say Hello and Ladychoir | 05-Sep-2017
You called, we answered. Two Melbourne-based contemporary choir collectives, together for the first time, in an exquisitely powerful, unapologetically ambitious, sinfully romantic celebration of the dynamic impact of voice, community, creative intimacy and collaboration.

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