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Press release: Eight Finalists announced for Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship

BY Sydney Eisteddfod | 24-Jul-2017
Eight outstanding young dancers have been selected to progress to the Final of the Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship on Sunday 30 July. #sydneyeisteddfod @sydeisteddfod

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A Tale of Four Migrant Women, Told by Four More

BY Noor Gillani / Queensland University of Technology | 14-Jul-2017
In her play Remembering Palestine, Director Aleea Monsour shines a spotlight on the lives of four refugee women, and in doing so a whole generation of youth whose roots trace back to no-man’s land.

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Pitch iview Wildcard Entries Open

BY Melbourne WebFest | 30-Jun-2017
Missed out on the shortlist for Pitch iview? There’s still five spots up for grabs so get a move on! Deadlines close 2pm AEST Saturday 1 July. @MelbWebFest @ABCiview @Library_Vic #MelbWebFest #Wildcardiview

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Halò - The Bayanihan Philippine Art Project lands in Sydney

BY Green Tea | 28-Jun-2017
Major art installations celebrate Filipino arts at Mosman Art Gallery for multi-venue project.

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AMANDA ADDAMS JULY 2017 AUCTION SHORT AND SWEET

BY AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS | 26-Jun-2017
We are going to make a lot easier for you this month, we have a smaller auction but with rare and quality items , so you can come to our auction , buy all your wonderful and rare treasures at realistic and sometimes low market prices, and you can leave for home earlier than usual, the biggest event or auctions are not always the best

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Melbourne WebFest Pitch iview Shortlist Announced

BY Melbourne WebFest | 22-Jun-2017
Melbourne WebFest and ABC iview have partnered up to present their second live pitching competition for web series. ‘Pitch iview’ will be held on 1 July at the State Library of Victoria. 15 entries have been shortlisted, and the participants will have just two minutes to pitch their original web series idea to a live audience and judging panel at the festival. @MelbWebFest @ABCiview @Library_Vic #MelbWebFest

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Eight Finalists announced for Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship

BY Sydney Eisteddfod | 20-Jun-2017
Eight outstanding young vocalists have been selected to progress to the Final of the Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship on Sunday 16 July. @sydeisteddfod #sydneyeisteddfod #operacompetition #opera

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CLOUDY MEMORY

BY Lisa Sewards | 04-Jun-2017
Sewards work returns to the little window of opportunity at Port Jackson Press Print Gallery from June 23rd to July 6th. The parachute object remains at the heart of Sewards' bodies of work. This mini solo exhibition features new works on paper and includes a fallen cloud made from a vintage parachute canopy - viewing available 24/7 !

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Europeans at the Gallery: Celebrating Art and Business

BY Jasmijn van Houten / RMIT University | 03-Jun-2017
A variety of European business partners decked out the great hall of the National Gallery of Victoria on Monday night, to celebrate each other and the latest Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition, and one rookie came along to see what it was all about. #ngvmelbourne

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JUNE WINTER EXPERIENCE AT AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS

BY AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS | 30-May-2017
Amanda Addams Auctions – Monday 5th June 2017- Auction starts 6-30 pm. Viewing Saturday 3rd 11am to 4 pm. Monday 5th 12 noon to 6 pm. Includes the estates: Estate Joyce White East Ivanhoe, Contents of collector's collections: Camberwell, Ballarat, Caulfield, Toorak .

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Dissimilarity - Art Exhibition

BY Redcliffe Art Society | 03-Jul-2017
Paul Ambrose and Ursula Stiebritz: An eclectic collection from two award winning artists from different backgrounds and sources of inspiration. The paintings range through different categories - still life, landscape, abstract— and cover local and overseas influences.

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The Article - Press Release, July 2017

BY Catherine Asquith | 03-Jul-2017
The Article – the innovative new online arts publishing initiative – is pleased to announce that it has joined forces as media partner with the equally innovative ‘alternative’ art fair [not|fair] which has just announced its 5th incarnation in November 2017.

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Australian Feldenkrais Guild invites Melbourne to FREE Feldenkrais Discovery Day at the Abbotsford Convent

BY Sassy Red PR | 03-Jul-2017
Running from 10am to 4pm on Sunday the 6th of August, Feldenkrais Discovery Day is a fantastic FREE opportunity to come and discover why everyone is talking about the Feldenkrais Method.

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Merpire reveals new music video for latest single ‘Holding Breath’ ready to launch in Sydney and Melbourne this week!

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 03-Jul-2017
Sydney multi-instrumentalist Merpire reveals new music video for latest single ‘Holding Breath’ ready to launch in Sydney and Melbourne this week

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SAATSUMA | Stay

BY Small FRY | 03-Jul-2017
“[They] are consistently proving that they are worthy of the praise that surrounds them” – Ramona Mag. “Haunting and mesmerising – two qualities we’ve come to expect from SAATSUMA” – AU Review. “Simply another winner. Slick and inevitably cool” – Claire Mooney, Unearthed. “[It] drags you into the middle of an emotional maelstrom, expressed through bubbling synthesisers, clattering drums and Memphis' yearning vocals” – Dom Alessio, triple j

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Pitch iview Wildcard Entries Open

BY Melbourne WebFest | 30-Jun-2017
Missed out on the shortlist for Pitch iview? There’s still five spots up for grabs so get a move on! Deadlines close 2pm AEST Saturday 1 July. @MelbWebFest @ABCiview @Library_Vic #MelbWebFest #Wildcardiview

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Merpire 'Holding Breath' single launch - Friday 7 July at The Wesley Anne

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 30-Jun-2017
Sydney multi-instrumentalist Merpire has dreamed up her own sounds by taking the typical mood of the ukulele and warping it into new uncharted sounds on her new single ‘Holding Breath’. @thewesleyanne @merpiremusic

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The Butterfly Club presents ONE NIGHT IN BIELEFELD by Michael Healy

BY Michael Healy | 29-Jun-2017
Would you spend a night in Bielefeld? (Where the hell is Bielefeld?) No? Only if you had to? Wolf Heidecker directs Aaron Allen, Nina Nicols and Victor Gralak in Michael Healy's comedy about train travel, provincial nightclubs and language incomprehension in Germany.

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Heats begin to find Victoria’s top slam poet

BY State Library Victoria | 29-Jun-2017
Victorian heats of the Australian Poetry Slam are soon to begin as State Library Victoria hunts for our top slam talent. State Library Victoria is inviting Victoria’s spoken word artists, poets, wordsmiths and rappers to rehearse their verse for a chance to compete in the Victorian finals of the 13th annual Australian Poetry Slam, the largest poetry slam program in the southern hemisphere. From 1 July to 2 September, the State Library will coordinate heats at local libraries and public spaces across the state. The two finalists from each heat will face off in the Victorian final at State Library Victoria on Friday 22 September 2017. @statelibraryofvictoria #miclife

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Fragmented Florals - Art Workshop with Kristine Ballard Have fun creating your own artworks with Kristine Ballard, practicing artist and arts educator.

BY Mickie with ArtSHINE Gallery in Chippendale | 29-Jun-2017
Do you love colour? Have fun creating your own artworks. This workshop is for anyone who loves colour but is convinced they have no talent or skill. Using a range of art mediums you will learn how to take your favourite colours and let them help you create an abstracted artwork that reflects your unique personality. THE FOCUS OF THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE ON STILL LIFE FLORALS. Bring along a photo of flowers if you like for inspiration! No skills required, just enthusiasm and a love for colour.

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A Widening Gap: The Intervention, 10 Years On

BY The Cross Art Projects | 29-Jun-2017
The Intervention was quietly extended until 2022 — despite over 50 damning reports into the ‘widening gap', most published in the last 10 years. This exhibition is in solidarity with those who continue to endure the Northern Territory ‘emergency response’ (NTER). The artists put a human face to the kinds of communities that have been vilified by their own government.

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Ambatye Urrpetye (My Family) - Kathleen Petyarre, Margaret Loy Pula & Abie Loy Kemarre

BY Mitchell Fine Art | 29-Jun-2017
Exhibiting at Mitchell Fine Art from 5th – 29th July is ‘Ambatye Urrpetye’ (My Family) an Aboriginal art exhibition exploring the generational stories and artistic styles that have been passed from grandmother to daughter to granddaughter. @mitchellfineartgallery @margaretloypula #brisbanegallery #aboriginalartexhibition #art #contemporaryart #painting #dotpainting

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Elbow Room premiere latest work as a part of the 2017 Darebin Arts Speakeasy Season

BY Sassy Red PR | 29-Jun-2017
Running from the 16th to the 26th of August as a part of the 2017 Darebin Arts Speakeasy season, Elbow Room bring Melbourne audiences their highly anticipated new show. #ERNiche #ElbowRoom

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Halò - The Bayanihan Philippine Art Project lands in Sydney

BY Green Tea | 28-Jun-2017
Major art installations celebrate Filipino arts at Mosman Art Gallery for multi-venue project.

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PAUL HAGAN "Holographic Images & Soundscape"

BY Art Studios Cooperative | 28-Jun-2017
PAUL HAGAN "Holographic Images & Soundscape" is a retrospective of Sydney 'urbanity'. July 5 - 16 2017. Opening reception, Saturday July 8 from 2-4pm.

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Smith Street Dreaming 2017: One Street. Many Mobs. One Community - Featuring Frank Yamma, Emma Donovan, Yung Warriors & more!

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 28-Jun-2017
Once again, here to shed light Collingwood’s Koorie people of the incredible history of Fitzroy and comes to Leaps and Bounds Music Festival favourite Smith Street Dreaming for its fifth celebration of indigenous pride, awareness, and community. Taking place on Saturday 22 July, the annual event will play host to some of Australia’s best indigenous talent featuring live sets from Frank Yamma, Emma Donovan, Yung Warriors, hip hop dance group Indigenous Hip Hop Projects, Jindi Worabak traditional dancers, and MC Shelley Ware (Marngrook Footy Show).

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The Birth of Platasso: Laura’s Story

BY Laura Curwood | 28-Jun-2017
In light of the Big Apple campaign launching on July 1, Founder Laura Curwood tells her story of how Platasso came to be. #platassobigapple

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Renaissance Photography Prize 2017 - DEADLINE EXTENSION 3 JULY

BY Renaissance Photography Prize | 28-Jun-2017
Renaissance Photography Prize is an international award that showcases outstanding photography from emerging and established photographers while raising funds to support young women with breast cancer. Enter at www.renaissancephotography.org . DEADLINE EXTENDED to 3 July 2017, 23:59 GMT+1 @RenaissancePC #RPP2017 @renaissancephotoprize

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Exhibition Call Out • Jan–June 2018

BY Interlude Gallery | 27-Jun-2017
We are now accepting proposals for 2018 exhibitions, from January through to June.

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Softly, Softly • Closing Feast

BY Interlude Gallery | 27-Jun-2017
Join us for the closing feast of our current photographic exhibition ‘Softly, Softly’, featuring the work of Katherine Rooke, Naomi Riddle and Talia Smith.

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SAGA SAGA • Heidi Lefebvre

BY Interlude Gallery | 27-Jun-2017
We invite you to join us for the opening ceremony of 'SAGA SAGA- The Vision Quest', by Canberra based artist Heidi Lefebvre.

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The Seymour Centre Presents the triumphant return of SHIT

BY Kabuku PR | 27-Jun-2017
Following a sell-out season at the 2017 Sydney Festival, the compelling, raw and powerful play, SHIT, by Patricia Cornelius will take to the stage in an exclusive return season at The Seymour Centre from 18th to 29th July

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Ronnie Van Hout lends image for charity poster auction

BY The NZ Music Foundation | 27-Jun-2017
Ronnie Van Hout, the NZ-born, Melbourne-based award-winning artist is featured in a poster up for sale on NZ auction website TradeMe to benefit kiwi musicians and people in need in the community.

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INDIE-CON AUSTRALIA THU 27TH & FRI 28TH JULY, ADELAIDE

BY Wiking PR | 27-Jun-2017
Established in the UK as the first conference of its type to truly address the needs and issues facing self-releasing artists and independent record labels, Indie-Con is now launching in Australia in conjunction with this years 11th AIR Awards (Australian Independent Record Labels Association).

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Tanzer’s ‘Sleep’ video is a late-night acid Rage fantasy

BY Hayley Tanzer | 27-Jun-2017
Musician/director/diva Tanzer has released a strange, glamorous and trippy video for her cinematic love song: Sleep. It’s sometime between 1978 and 2017 and you’re tuned into the freakiest late-night music show on TV. Tanzer is performing an unsettling, lullaby-esque ballad while strange, glittering men ‘act out’ the lyrics. All of a sudden the song shifts into harrowing, stark noise, the images bleed, and you wonder if you dreamt the whole thing.

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AMANDA ADDAMS JULY 2017 AUCTION SHORT AND SWEET

BY AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS | 26-Jun-2017
We are going to make a lot easier for you this month, we have a smaller auction but with rare and quality items , so you can come to our auction , buy all your wonderful and rare treasures at realistic and sometimes low market prices, and you can leave for home earlier than usual, the biggest event or auctions are not always the best

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From the Heart - Artisans Ryde Exhibition at Balmain Watch House

BY Therese Mackenzie | 26-Jun-2017
Artisans Ryde is a celebration of diverse artists collaborating to create original and innovative art in a nurturing environment. We live, work or play in Ryde. But sometimes we exhibit away from home - This weekend we will be at Balmain Watch House. * Our opening is on Friday June 30 from 6pm. * Our Exhibition is on Saturday July 1 and Sunday July 2 from 10am until 4pm. #artisansryde #artexhibition #balmainwatchhouse FB.com/ArtisansRyde

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MORE ARTISTS REVEALED FOR JEWISH WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL

BY Sirmai Arts Marketing | 25-Jun-2017
SHIR MADNESS Melbourne Sunday 3 September - from noon ‘til late. SHIR MADNESS returns to Melbourne to celebrate the Jewish contribution to music with 10 hours of joyous, riveting, moving & challenging performances of every imaginable kind. 30 acts will play on multiple, concurrent stages and a single ticket covers all acts all day. With the iconic festival alternating annually with Sydney, it’s Melbourne’s turn to celebrate in 2017.

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The Execution

BY Kate Lumsden | 22-Jun-2017
Award winning cabaret chanteuse Anya Anastasia, is bringing a brand new breed of contemporary cabaret to the The Butterfly Club.

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Enjoy 7 days co-working for $50

BY Mickie with ArtSHINE Industries | 22-Jun-2017
LIVE YOUR PASSION. LOVE YOUR WORK. Need somewhere to drop in, hot desk, or hold occasional client meetings in a professional setting? Frustrated by too many distractions at home and seeking a place to do focus work, be inspired, and connect with other like minds?

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Melbourne WebFest Pitch iview Shortlist Announced

BY Melbourne WebFest | 22-Jun-2017
Melbourne WebFest and ABC iview have partnered up to present their second live pitching competition for web series. ‘Pitch iview’ will be held on 1 July at the State Library of Victoria. 15 entries have been shortlisted, and the participants will have just two minutes to pitch their original web series idea to a live audience and judging panel at the festival. @MelbWebFest @ABCiview @Library_Vic #MelbWebFest

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Taikoz Presents Intro Workshops and Classes for the Whole Family

BY Taikoz | 22-Jun-2017
On Sunday 25th June, Taikoz will present the latest in their workshop series at the Taikoz Studio in Ultimo, inviting people of any experience level to explore the thunderous energy and spirit of this Japanese inspired performance art.

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The Vibrajets and Tijuana Surf go head to head at the Gem

BY The Vibrajets | 22-Jun-2017
Twangin' rock'n'roll! Thundering surf! Wigged-out frat! Whatever else we feel like! Brace yourselves for a wild night of greasy and gloriously unfashionable sounds when The Vibrajets go head to head with Tijuana Surf at Collingwood's coolest pub, The Gem on Friday 30 June. But wait, there's more! That's right, y'all: none other than the legendary DJ Dave Gray will be spinning the platters that matter before, after and in between bands. First band on at 9pm.

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Free Intro: Time to make your dream a reality. Learn what it takes on becoming a full time artist.

BY Mickie with ArtSHINE Industries | 22-Jun-2017
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN: Remember THIS SAT: JUNE 24 from 1:30 – 3:00. Located @ 3 Blackfriars Street Chippendale, NSW 2008 – Australia. Time to make your dream a reality. Learn what it takes on becoming a full time artist. Have the professionals take you to the places you only dreamed of with your art.

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How To Be A Rockstar - award winning show for kids aged 5+

BY Highwire Events and Entertainment | 22-Jun-2017
Body Positivity and Confidence building for kids through Rock n Roll music and dance

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Mark your calendar : “ESPY”- A Solo Exhibition by Anthony Van Lam, Saturday 05 August from 2 PM – 4 PM

BY Mickie with ArtSHINE Gallery in Chippendale | 22-Jun-2017
~ Well known Fashion Designer (avldesigns.com.au) will be exhibiting his Fine Art work @ ArtSHINE Gallery in August. Come see his inspirations that Anthony drives his creativity from. ArtSHINE Gallery will be exhibiting his collection of Fine Art on canvas and paper. ArtSHINE Gallery: “ESPY”- A Solo Exhibition by Anthony Van Lam Mark your calendar for the Artist Reception : Saturday 05 August from 2 PM – 4 PM.

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Miles and Simone reveal beautiful new video for ‘She And I’ and announce tour supports

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 22-Jun-2017
Grab your lover and run towards the shore, as Miles and Simone return with the perfect soundtrack to cure the winter blues, and now with heart-tugging visuals to boot. The quintessential single ‘She And I’ will take you on a journey to the sea in a beat-up old Corolla, and engulf you in a tidal wave of wistful charm and theatrics.

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Winter at AC- New shows by Chelsea Gustafsson, Emilie Wright and Steven Christie, Andrea Hughes, Emma Louise Carter and Kat Teede

BY Kate Wallace | 21-Jun-2017
Set to open this Friday at 6pm, Alternating Current Art Space is proud to announce its next group of shows by Chelsea Gustafsson, Emilie Wright and Steven Christie, Andrea Hughes, Emma Louise Carter and Kat Teede. From the hyper-real practice of Gustafsson to the intimate recollections of Emma Louise Carter, AC warmly invites you to join us in our celebrations of five incredibly diverse and unique shows. @alternatingcurrentartspace

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Now every artist can have their own virtual 3D exhibition

BY Mikael Eskilsson | 21-Jun-2017
Virtual 3D exhibitions have up until now been for the big museums and galleries. Or for individual artists who can manage the advanced building of a show in 3D. Now every artist with a computer and a camera can show their own virtual 3D exhibition to art lovers all over the world.

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Georgia State Line reveals new single ‘Heaven Knows’, EP release details and tour dates

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 21-Jun-2017
One of Australia’s best up-and-coming Country/Americana acts, Georgia State Line, are thrilled to release their second single ‘Heaven Knows’ from forthcoming EP of the same name out Friday 7 July. The seasoned six-piece of ole twang-loving musicians, lead by Georgia Delves will celebrate the release of the Heaven Knows EP, taking it all over Victoria next month on an eight-date EP Tour reaching towns far and wide.

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