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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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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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SOME GIRLS - a beautiful new children's book by Melbourne comedian Nelly Thomas

BY Some Kids Books | 30-Aug-2017
SOME GIRLS, by Melbourne comedian Nelly Thomas. A beautiful and funny early childhood book aimed at challenging out-dated and old fashioned gender and other stereotypes. #somegirls @somekidsbooks

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ScrapCloth: New things from old bits with Julie Paterson

BY Australian Design Centre | 29-Aug-2017
Join textile artist Julie Paterson for a fun and hands on workshop using scrap fabric.

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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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Ilana Charnelle: Play Nice

BY Ilana Charnelle | 29-Aug-2017
The gloves are off in the brand new cabaret offering from chanteuse Ilana Charnelle: an hour of all new original songs accompanied by musical director Ned Dixon. @ilanacharnelle

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An explosion of sequins, circus and irreverence at Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

BY Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School Melbourne | 27-Aug-2017
“a room full of friendly people, an appreciation for art, beautiful models, unreal costumes and a truck load of fun times.” Harxest Mag @drsketchymelbourne is the world’s original alternative life drawing movement.

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Calling all male choristers to join Melbourne's most exciting men's choir program - MEN ALOUD!

BY CarolineK | 27-Aug-2017
Rehearsals start on Saturday 2nd Sept, for the Absolutely Everybody Loves the 60's Project choir. This concert will celebrate the great music and composers of the 1960s. Dr Jonathon Welch AM and the School of Hard Knocks invite you to join Melbourne’s most exciting men’s choir program, MEN ALOUD!, building positive physical and mental wellbeing for men of all ages through singing and friendship. Come along to rehearsals, over four weeks which culminate in a performance at the School of Hard Knocks 'Absolutely Everybody Loves the 60's' concert at Deakin Edge Theatre on Sunday 24th Sept at 3pm, celebrating the great music and composers of the 1960s. @SOHKnocks @Choir_man

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McCracken's Amber Ale Beer-Themed Trivia Night

BY McCracken's | 25-Aug-2017
FREE BEER AND BAR TABS UP FOR GRABS - Test your brew knowledge at the McCracken's Amber Ale Beer-Themed trivia night. Assemble your teams for a killer night with McCracken's and the 'Newry. #LordnewryHotel

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Eleventh Hour | Adriana Seserko

BY Helen Day | 25-Aug-2017
ELEVENTH HOUR - MEET THE ARTIST | Sat 26 Aug @ 2 pm. Saturday 26 August – Monday 11 September 2017. ‘Whatever befalls the earth befalls the children of the earth. Humanity did not weave the web of life; we are merely a strand in it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves’. Chief Seattle 1855.

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EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES NICOLE TAYLOR AS 2017/18 EIFF SCREENWRITER-IN-RESIDENCE

BY EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL | 25-Aug-2017
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has today announced Glasgow-born screenwriter Nicole Taylor as the new EIFF Screenwriter-in-Residence. The appointment will see Taylor receive a bursary of £7,500 and access to the four Edinburgh universities between now and June 2018, when the 72nd edition of the film Festival will take place. During this time Taylor will have the opportunity to develop project ideas with science and humanities researchers.

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Summer exhibitions at the Venet Foundation, South of France, until 15 September 2017

BY L'art en plus | 24-Aug-2017
"Pedestrian Space", exhibition dedicated to Fred Sandback, Bernar Venet presents its "Undeterminate Surfaces", and the enlargement of the sculpture park. #VenetFoundation #BernarVenet #FredSandback @BernarVenet

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Studio 20/17 Project Space: Art Exhibition - COSMOS

BY Studio 20/17 Project Space | 24-Aug-2017
New Exhibition - COSMOS by Australian jeweller Ashleigh Moore: Bringing together multiple disciplines to examine the human fascination with astronomy

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Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize announces 2017 finalists

BY Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize | 24-Aug-2017
Sydney, Australia: The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Australia’s pre-eminent national award for small sculpture presented by Woollahra Council, has announced 47 finalists for the 2017 Prize, selected from 675 entries, the second highest number of entries in prize history. The finalists have been selected by 2017 guest judges – curator, writer, artist, activist and first Indigenous judge for the Prize Djon Mundine, OAM, Executive Director, Artspace, Sydney and Curator, Encounters, Art Basel | Hong Kong Alexie Glass-Kantor, and gallerist and benefactor Roslyn Oxley, OAM. The judges found the finalists works showed innovation and diversity in their take on an original, freestanding sculpture measuring up to 80cm in any dimension. Learn more about the finalists and the upcoming exhibition of their works by following @woollahrasmallsculptureprize on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter #wssp17

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The Producers - Mel Brooks' outrageous musical - comes to Brisbane

BY Savoyards Brisbane | 24-Aug-2017
TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW - Savoyards Brisbane is bringing the multi award winning Mel Brooks musical, The Producers, to the Iona Performing Arts Centre for a limited season, 23 September to 7 October, 2017. Featuring a cast of 27 talented performers and a live orchestra, The Producers is hilarious and deliciously outrageous.

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Sydney Contemporary announces Opening Night and Performance Contemporary highlights

BY Sydney Contemporary | 24-Aug-2017
Sydney Contemporary, Australasia’s international art fair, announced details for its Opening Night on 7 September, along with the Performance Contemporary program, to be presented across the entire Carriageworks multi-arts precinct in Redfern, Sydney, from 7 to 10 September 2017. Opening Night will feature music curated by VICE and the eight Australian artists performing as part of Performance Contemporary that will span dance, virtual reality, comedic interventions and sculptural performance.

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EMSLA 2017 - Entries Close Friday 29 September

BY EMSLA 2017 | 23-Aug-2017
As Australia’s only national Still Life Painting Award, EMSLA is celebrating it’s eleventh consecutive year with a new $20,000 non-acquisitive First Prize, and relocation to Wollongong.

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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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Big Village Records Announce 'The Big Vacation' National Tour

BY Heapsaflash | 23-Aug-2017
Iconic Sydney hip hop record label, Big Village Records, announces MOMENTOUS national roadshow feat Mathas, Omar Musa, Rapaport, P Smurf + special guests.

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From outback to outer space: Woomera 1955 - 1980

BY State Library of South Australia | 23-Aug-2017
Discover the stories of the early days of Australia’s space activity and what life was like for the people who lived in Woomera, in a new exhibition at the State Library of South Australia. #adelaide #statelibrarysa #SLSA #exhibition #woomera #space @SLSA

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Ghosts

BY Kabuku PR | 23-Aug-2017
Belvoir is proud to present a new production of the Ibsen classic, Ghosts at Belvoir St Theatre from 16 September to 22 October, directed by Belvoir Artistic Director, Eamon Flack, and starring the inimitable Pamela Rabe (TV’s Wentworth), re-uniting the team behind Belvoir’s The Glass Menagerie.

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SAND PEBBLES reviews, instore and launch

BY Neumusak | 23-Aug-2017
Sand Pebbles first album in six years was released last Friday with an instore at Polyester records.

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The Nether

BY Kabuku PR | 23-Aug-2017
Catnip Productions will present the Australian premiere of THE NETHER by Jennifer Haley as part of the Reginald Season from 13th September to 7th October at the Seymour Centre. One of the most provocative plays in recent times, the season follows sell-out seasons in the West End and Broadway.

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Bec Hudson Presents: Open Plains the air, the silence, and the dust of the African continent at Besser Space

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 23-Aug-2017
Bec Hudson's photography is an insight into the way she sees the world. With a strong passion for food, travel, people and chocolate brownies, hers is a world framed by an appreciation of the beauty of everyday moments. #BecHudsonPhotography

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Sydney Underground Film Festival

BY Kabuku PR | 23-Aug-2017
Sydney’s leading Festival for cult and underground films, the Sydney Underground Film Festival (SUFF) returns for 2017 with a huge program at Marrickville’s Factory Theatre.

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Call for Application for the Artist-in-Residence-Programme 2018

BY Austrian Federal Chancellery & KulturKontakt Austria | 22-Aug-2017
In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery makes available 50 residencies in Austria (Vienna and Salzburg) for the year 2018. Applications can be submitted via the Artists in Residence online platform https://work.artists-in-residence-austria.at/.

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Too Ready Mirror premieres this Melbourne Fringe as a part of the 2017 Darebin Arts Speakeasy Season

BY Sassy Red PR | 22-Aug-2017
A pertinent exploration of female sexuality and empowerment across generations, this powerful premiere season by playwright Jamaica Zuanetti calls into question the expectations of what it is to be a woman, and how women should behave. #TooReadyMirror #DarebinArts #MelbFringe

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COUNT US IN AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST MUSIC EDUCATION CELEBRATION. REGISTER YOUR SCHOOL NOW!

BY Alyse Newman | 22-Aug-2017
Music: Count Us In is Australia’s biggest schools initiative, where students across the country sing the same song, on the same day, at the same time. Each year, Music: Count Us In brings more than half a million people together in song, with a Celebration Day that reaches into every corner of the country. From Bendigo to Bourke, Dubbo to Darwin, Halls Creek to Hobart, Port Augusta to Port Douglas, young people sing the song that stops the nation.

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Art Space - Co-Sydney. Shared work space available.

BY Mickie with Co-Sydney | 22-Aug-2017
You will be in the coolest area in Chippendale Arts! This is a great space for anyone looking to focus on art, craft, artisanal making, design, fashion, entertainment, photography, music, writing, film & television, digital technology, and games & interactive content. Your office space has a art gallery in the first floor and tall windows so you don't have to be in a cubical setting. This space offers inspirational environment for creatives and entrepreneurs. Great for artists, gamers and small business looking to grow. Flexible contracts and will work with your budget... with-in reason.) Come check it out & Make a time with us and we will show you the space. "Make Tomorrow Today!" ~ Vinh Van Lam

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3 course Long Lunch with artist Graeme Endean!!

BY Mickie with ArtSHINE Gallery | 22-Aug-2017
A 3 course Long Lunch with the artist Graeme Endean. Catering and produce Peri-urban food revolution by Rich & Gray's Fine-food and Family. Great for Art Collectors, Artists and local culinary followers and anyone that wants to have a wonderful time with food and art. Sunday 17 September 2017 from 1 - 3pm @ ArtSHINE Gallery in Chippendale.We invite you to join us for wonderful food and a private viewing of the exhibition "Textura Urbanus" All the food will be made with low impact to the environment and land. We only have 15 seats left for this special event. RSVP with link on Event bright below or call us directly at the gallery #02 9698 9156

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Intermural • Interlude Artist Cocktail Soirée

BY Isabel Rouch | 22-Aug-2017
As part of the Sydney Contemporary public program 2017, Interlude Gallery will be presenting Intermural, showcasing six of their Sydney based emerging artists, whose practices range from painting, sculpture, installation, video and performance. Intermural will be a celebration of these intersections between the walls of our physical space. Join the artists for an inaugural soirée, with exclusive performance works, and cocktails by Poor Toms Gin.

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The Melbourne Welsh Male Choir - Singer of the Year Final 2017

BY CarolineK | 22-Aug-2017
This Saturday 26 August at 7:00pm, the finalists in this prestigious competition will join the internationally-acclaimed Melbourne Welsh Male Choir, and our special guest artist Teddy Tahu Rhodes, in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Singer of the Year. With David Ashton-Smith MD. Tickets are still available! Adults $40, Group (6 or more) $35 and Child (12 & under) $15 .BOOK NOW!!!

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Meet the Maker: Elisa Bartels

BY Australian Design Centre | 22-Aug-2017
Come and join Elisa Bartels exploration of new directions in her design practice.

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Meet the Maker: Outer Island

BY Australian Design Centre | 22-Aug-2017
Outer Island artist Stephanie Chambers will show you how to use crayons in ways you never imagined.

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Extraordinary Firsts with TMO’s Largest Ever Orchestra

BY Event Manager | 21-Aug-2017
Gustav Mahler’s stunning First Symphony not only changed the classical music genre forever, it presented one of the most spellbinding orchestral openings of all time. Featuring over 90 musicians from The Metropolitan Orchestra with conductor Sarah-Grace Williams, this performance of Extraordinary Firsts will also premiere a brilliant first work from Emerging Australian Composer Nigel Ubrihien. Visit www.metorchestra.com.au to book your tickets for this big event.

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Capture Photography Prize

BY Deakin University - Faculty of Arts and Education | 21-Aug-2017
Are you a photography enthusiast? Why not submit your work into ‘Capture’ to see where your talent could lead you? The Photography Competition is open to all VCE students and emerging artists aged 17-25 and is free to enter. Finalists will participate in ‘Capture’ the exhibition at Sally Walker Gallery – Deakin University, Geelong Waterfront Campus, Victoria. This gives you the opportunity to have your work showcased in a professional environment. The competition is open now and closes 8 September 2017.

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Homage to Bricolage at Testing Grounds Melbourne Fringe

BY Mark J Wilson | 20-Aug-2017
Blending projection, performance, Shakespeare, KFC, identity and politics in the digital age.

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