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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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You Are Invited to the Opening Soirée

BY L A U R E N T Gallery | 04-Sep-2017
The L A U R E N T Gallery is proud to announce our new Contemporary Exhibition: BLACK IS by Titane Laurent #laurentgallery @laurent_gallery

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Voices of Casey, conducted by Dr Jonathon Welch AM, presents The Elements

BY CarolineK | 04-Sep-2017
A fun innovative program celebrating the 'Elements' with music that spans jazz, pop, classical and even Cold Play! Celebrate the great music about the elements with the glorious sound of the Voices of Casey. Conducted by Dr Jonathon Welch AM, with Adam Przewlocki on piano. @VoicesofCasey @Choir_man

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Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures

BY Art Gallery of WA | 04-Sep-2017
Film legend Heath Ledger was a charismatic movie star who pushed the boundaries of acting in his iconic roles. This unique exhibition has been curated by the WA Museum in partnership with AGWA. From his teenage years in Western Australia to his final role as Tony in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009), the exhibition follows a career driven by the actor’s passion for creativity. #HeathLedger

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Bill Henson

BY Art Gallery of WA | 04-Sep-2017
This exhibition presents recent photographs by Bill Henson, selected by the artist, and encompassing themes including portraits, nudes, lush museum interiors and transcendent landscapes.

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WA Now – Gregory Pryor – Looking Glass

BY Art Gallery of WA | 04-Sep-2017
WA artist Gregory Pryor has created an immersive new work Looking Glass which draws upon his investigations into isolated landscapes of Western Australia which can be read as meditations upon the residues of country as well as explorations of the role that environmental and cultural loss plays in shaping the landscape.

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WINNER OF THE 2017 MAGGIE DIAZ PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE FOR WOMEN ANNOUNCED

BY Tracy Routledge | 04-Sep-2017
On Friday night St Kida’s Brightspace Gallery had a full house for the announcement of the winner of the 2017 Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women (MDPPfW). The exhibition features 53 finalists, selected from the 318 entries. Maggie Diaz' photographs grace the edges of the impressive display, along with an audiovisual presentation tribute to the artist, who died last October. Isaebella Doherty was announced as the winner for her entry ’Pearl’, a black and white portrait of her sister. #maggiediazprize @maggiediazprize

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THE TESKEY BROTHERS ANNOUNCE INTERNATIONAL SHOWS & PLAY BIGSOUND THIS WEEK

BY Danae Effern | 04-Sep-2017
After the year The Teskey Brothers have had you can bet their name will be circled, flagged and highlighted on many a gig schedule in the Fortitude Valley this week. Performing two official showcases and also appearing at the Prince-themed Oztix Party, BIGSOUND will be the band's first appearances since their completely sold out national headline tour and the release of their acclaimed debut album ‘Half Mile Harvest'. Live The Teskey Brothers are in dynamite form earning invites to support MidnightOil at Sidney Myer Music Bowl and being added to a bevy of Summer festivals including Meredith, Fairgrounds, The Plot, Lost Picnic, Port Fairy, Caloundra Music Festival, NYE On The Hill, Strawberry Fields, Mullum and Wave Rock.

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Australian Dance Awards

BY Miranda Brown Publicity | 04-Sep-2017
The 2017 Australian Dance Awards, one of the country’s most prestigious performing arts awards, will be in Melbourne this year at the Arts Centre Melbourne on Sunday 24 September. 

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Heartlands 2017

BY Box Hill Community Arts Centre | 04-Sep-2017
The Heartlands 2017 Arts Project is an exhibition of creative works from artists from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds.

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Fabricated Rooms returns to the Melbourne Stage with their premiere season of The Sky Is Well Designed

BY Sassy Red PR | 04-Sep-2017
A work of quiet conversations and stunning sound, Fabricated Rooms bring you their highly anticipated second production, The Sky Is Well Designed. #FabricatedRooms #DarebinArts

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The Great Rock'N'Roll Pie Night with Dallas Crane & special guests - Grand Final Holiday Eve, Sept 28th, Corner Hotel

BY Chrissie Vincent Publicity | 04-Sep-2017
Bringing in the 2017 AFL Grand Final weekend with boisterous acclaim will be none other than Aus rock warriors Dallas Crane joined by a very illustrious cast coming together at The Corner Hotel for The Great Rock’n Roll Pie Night!

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Babies Proms Concert In Balmain - Peter and the Wolf

BY Event Manager | 03-Sep-2017
Take your children on this amazing musical journey with Peter and his Grandfather, the Bird, Cat, Duck, the Hunters, and of course the big, bad, Wolf.

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Alice Skye @ BIGSOUND

BY SYT | 03-Sep-2017
Alice will perform at BIGSOUND for the CAAMA Music Showcase on Wed Sept 6, among a line-up of incredible artists such as Apakatjah and KnD.

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Teischa :: Bigsound

BY SYT | 03-Sep-2017
Meet Teischa. Crowned feature album on triple J unearthed in May, her recently released self-titled debut 3 track EP is taking the Aus music industry by storm. Catch Teischa live at BIGSOUND.

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AUSTRALIAN REVELATIONS SEPTEMBER

BY Revelation Perth International Film Festival | 03-Sep-2017
Revelation Perth International Film Festival in association with Cinema Australia proudly present a celebration of Australian film - past present and future - through a program of monthly screenings.

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Theatresports™ 2017

BY Impro Melbourne | 02-Sep-2017
A fast-paced, completely improvised, battle of the comedy titans. Theatresports™ is a thrilling family fun evening of improvisation where you can cheer your champion and boo the Judges ! Teams of skilled actor/improvisors dare each other to risk it all on stage. Will they be rewarded with a score of 5 or punished with a 1. Come and join us for Melbourne's longest running impro show.

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The Big HOO-HAA! 24 Hour Show!

BY The Big HOO HAA! | 02-Sep-2017
Full throttle improvised comedy for 24 hours straight. 86,400 seconds. 1,440 minutes. That’s 24 hours of non-stop improvised comedy!

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Charles Fréger - lauréat Art [ ] Collector 2017 - L’Epopée de Jeanne d’Arc Exposition au Studio Le Patio, Paris

BY Art [ ] Collector | 01-Sep-2017
Choisi comme lauréat 2017 en octobre dernier, le photographe Charles Fréger bénéficie d’une exposition personnelle au Patio Opéra, accompagnée de la publication d’un catalogue. - Selected as a prizewinner in October last year, photographer Charles Fréger enjoys a personal exhibition at the Patio Opéra, accompanied by the publication of a catalog.

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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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History History History

BY PBP | 01-Sep-2017
The Substation, Forest Fringe and Melbourne Fringe present History History History - Deborah Pearson's acclaimed live documentary at The Substation from 20 – 23 September. Performer and Creator: Deborah Pearson Dramaturg: Daniel Kitson @TheSubstation_

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For The Ones Who Walk Away

BY Purple Media | 01-Sep-2017
What would make you abandon immeasurable happiness for a world that promises nothing?

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New Exhibition: Deb Mansfield, Alex Riske & JP Willis

BY Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery | 01-Sep-2017
This exhibition presents the work of three artists whose work blurs the boundaries between the digital and the handmade in unexpected ways. Paintings appear like photographs; patterns and images we expect to be computer-generated are instead hand-drawn; and found images are transformed into photo tapestries, subverting perceptions of both mediums.

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Papillon Unplugged

BY Highwire Entertainment | 01-Sep-2017
Circus for grown ups. A spectacular and debaucherous buffet of circus, cabaret and comedy turning typical circus on its head. After touring the world Papillon is back, bringing our favourite routines from the past four years, and plenty of new material! More debauchery, more laughs, and more spectacle! Warning: Contains nudity, coarse language, adult themes.

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Group Exhibition: David Asher Brook, Gary Shinfield and Lynne Sung

BY Artsite Gallery | 01-Sep-2017
Artsite Gallery would like to invite you and your guests to join with us this Father’s Day for the official opening of a new group exhibition in Gallery 2.

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Le Petit Circus

BY Highwire Entertainment | 01-Sep-2017
Le Petit Circus is a family circus extravanganza! Amazing acrobatics, and stacks of silliness, perfect for children aged 3+ and the young at heart. Le Petit Circus has been performing shows around Australia since 2008, featuring acrobatics, juggling, hula-hoops, trapeze, and more, with a fun sense of humour to keep the kids and parents entertained throughout. Don’t miss out on this fantastic show for kids of all ages!

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Dinosaur Time Machine

BY Highwire Entertainment | 01-Sep-2017
Buckle up and take a trip in a giant time machine to get up close and personal with a life sized T-Rex! Full of up-to-date science and fun dinosaur facts, incorporating circus, puppetry and imaginative play in this unique educational theatre production, for kids 3-9.

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Exhibition: Tuckfield-Carrano

BY Artsite Gallery | 01-Sep-2017
Artsite Gallery would like to invite you and your guests to join with us this Father’s Day for the official opening of a new solo exhibition by Madeleine Tuckfield-Carrano.

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Twilight Musical Dialogues - AUSTRALIA, September 15

BY Tina Irving | 31-Aug-2017
A musical journey into the uncharted heart of Australia, this is the fourth concert in the Twilight Musical Dialogues recital series created by Artistic Director Sally Walker. An internationally acclaimed flautist, Sally has assembled some remarkable Australian musicians for an exploration of the great cultural diversity that gives shape to our musical landscape - from the indigenous to the multi-cultural. #sallywalker #twilightmusical dialogues. The program revolves around Aria-award winning Australian composer Sally Whitwell's "Road Trip" which charts the journey North from Sydney to Newcastle by train, musically. Port Stephens' own young indigenous artist Jacob Ridgeway will take musical storytelling to the stage with his song "Bullyman", inspired by local elders of The Stolen Generation. European, South East Asian and even Japanese influences are among the rich musical tapestry to unfold.

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Scotland the Brave returns to Brisbane

BY Alannah Maher | 31-Aug-2017
In 2017, Brisbane audiences will be treated to a good old highland fling when the international smash hit spectacular Scotland the Brave returns to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre stage for two shows on October 21st.

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Sydney Craft Week: Makers Market

BY Australian Design Centre | 31-Aug-2017
The Australian Design Centre is holding a special Makers Market in conjunction with Sydney Craft Week. 

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Sydney Craft Week

BY Australian Design Centre | 31-Aug-2017
Bringing together the creative diversity of Sydney’s contemporary craft community, Sydney Craft Week is a ten-day festival celebrating the beauty of the hand-made and the pleasure of making.

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Darebin Arts Speakeasy presents Underworld

BY Darebin Arts Speakeasy | 31-Aug-2017
“Their crime was against nature. Nature found them guilty” (Long Weekend, 1978) Dynamic contemporary dance choreographers, Sarah Aiken and Rebecca Jensen present the world premiere of Underworld - a dark, thoughtful, humorous and hopeful environmental horror at Northcote Town Hall from 1 to 9 September.

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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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Lauren Bok: A Bok In Progress

BY Lisa | 31-Aug-2017
This is the second solo show from comedian Lauren Bok. Here’s the first question? Here’s a second question? Here’s a slightly crazy third question! Anyway come watch comedian Lauren Bok progress towards a bang, or a whimper. You have four nights to find out, and so does she.

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William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize: Finalists announced!

BY Monash Gallery of Art | 31-Aug-2017
Some of Australia’s best photographers are in the running for the prestigious $30,000 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize for 2017. This year’s eminent judging panel, artist and educator Susan Fereday, architect and collector Corbett Lyon, and MGA Senior Curator Stephen Zagala have selected 59 photographs from a record 897 entries (+43% on 2016), the largest number received in the history of the prize. #bownessprize #australianphotography #artprize #australianhomeofphotography #contemporaryphotography #acquisitiveprize #mgafoundation #monashgalleryofart

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Golden Gate Brass | In Concert | Saturday 30 September 2017 | 11am-12.30pm | Windsong Pavilion

BY Four Winds | 30-Aug-2017
As part of their Creative Community Residency at Four Winds Golden Gate Brass will perform a morning concert in the Windsong Pavilion. $15. 16yrs & under FREE @begavalleyshirecouncil @life.at.ANAM @fourwindsAU

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Radical Voice #5 | Deborah Cheetham AO | The Art of Belonging

BY Four Winds | 30-Aug-2017
Deborah Cheetham AO, Aboriginal Australian soprano, actor, composer and playwright presents the next installment of the Radical Voice Talk Series on The Art of Belonging. $15. 16yrs & under FREE

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Teenage Kicks to have its UK Premiere at Iris Prize Festival in Wales

BY Bounty Films | 30-Aug-2017
Riding the new wave Australian queer cinema, local independent feature film Teenage Kicks will have its UK premiere at the Iris Prize Festival this October it was revealed today at the launch of this year’s festival programme.

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JEFF ROSENSTOCK ANNOUNCES AUSTRALIAN TOUR SUPPORTS

BY littlegiantagency.com.au | 30-Aug-2017
Kicking off this weekend at Sounds Of The Suburbs, Jeff Rosenstock is back in Australia, and he's just announced a whole bunch of great supports. Including two special shows in Melbourne with SideOneDummy records label mates - Worriers.

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