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Director's Choice | Group Exhibition

BY Mitchell Fine Art | 23-Jan-2017
Mitchell Fine Art launches its 2017 exhibition calendar on February 8th with the annual group exhibition ‘Director’s Choice’. Curated from the gallery collection, Director Mike Mitchell has carefully selected artworks from various artists, showcasing some of the galleries finest works. @mitchellfineartgallery #art #contemporaryart #brisbane #whatsonbrisbane #queensland #australianart #artist #painting #aboriginalart

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Australia's first mumblecore film to premiere in Sydney

BY Rain Fuller | 23-Jan-2017
Multi-award winning indie Pretty Good Friends will have an exclusive Sydney cinema screening at Paddington's Chauvel Cinema on Tuesday 7 February at 6:30pm.

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First 2017 'Prelude in Tea' recital to feature Marais Project 29 Jan

BY Sirmai Arts Marketing | 23-Jan-2017
It Takes Two: A Viol Spectacular… with Tea at Two (thirty!) THE MARAIS PROJECT, one Australia’s finest and most innovative music ensembles, makes its 2017 debut as the opening concert in the Preludes in Tea series at the spectacular - and acoustically perfect - Independent Theatre, North Sydney.

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Venus rising, Furies raging: bodies redressed

BY Laurel McKenzie | 20-Jan-2017
This exhibition critiques representations of women through reconfiguring imagery from Western art history, right through to contemporary gameworlds, challenging persistent gendered imaging traditions.

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Stardust Memories : myth, matter and memory

BY E Metcalf | 20-Jan-2017
This exhibition will present a selection of heavenly works from the Collection including those of Vicki Cullinan, Janenne Eaton, Alma Nungarayi Granites, Bevan Hayward, Naminapu Maymuru-White, Matthew McVeigh, Maureen Hudson Nampitjinpa, Norah Nelson Napaljarri, Leon Pericles, David Rankin and Gulumbu Yunupingu. To complement these works, we are pleased to be able to include those of invited artists Penny Bovell, Miik Green and Tony Nathan.

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SCOPE17: Arts Academy Visual Arts Staff

BY Post Office Gallery, Arts Academy, Federation University Australia | 20-Jan-2017
SCOPE, FedUni's Arts Academy important annual exhibition showcases an inspired and rich mix of accomplished work by visual arts staff, research associates and associate and adjunct professors. The exhibition highlights the staff's ongoing commitment to a sustained, rigorous art practice across a broad range of approaches and media including ceramics, painting, photography, design, drawing and printmaking. #pogalleryballarat

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The 13th Annual Sculpture By The Sea, Cottesloe (3-20 March, 2017)

BY Anarchy PR | 20-Jan-2017
Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, the annual outdoor sculpture exhibition, returns to transform the famous white sands of Perth's most popular beach from 3-20 March. #sculpturebythesea @sculpturebysea @sculpturebythesea

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CLAIRY BROWNE COMMENCES NATIONAL 'POOL' ALBUM TOUR AND RELEASES RARE CANDY REMIX 

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 20-Jan-2017
Melbourne pop powerhouse Clairy Browne is bursting into 2017 with her first Australian tour in 2 years, kicking off at Melbourne’s The Night Cat on Wednesday 25 January, followed by a splash of interstate shows in Sydney and Adelaide, as well as festival appearances.

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Kira Lee: Legends and Lyrics

BY ACA Galleries | 20-Jan-2017
ACA Galleries presents Kira Lee's first solo exhibition in New York, Legends & Lyrics, on view February 2nd through March 4th, 2017. The exhibition features over thirty new portraits of Rock & Roll's most notable icons including: Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Jerry Garcia and The Beatles. Lee’s unique typographic style uses detailed penmanship to produce curiously realistic renditions using the lyrics of their unforgettable songs.

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The Nursery Web: A play about love, whatever your preference

BY Kotryna Gesait | 19-Jan-2017
Told through the eyes of three couples of different ages, experiences, orientations and philosophies the piece explores just how incredibly strange and upside down loving can be.

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Jazz Greats Weekend at Monash The Bob Dylan Song Book Kate Ceberano, Joe Camilleri and Paul Grabowsky

BY Monash University Academy of Performing Arts | 19-Jan-2017
A concert featuring the music of one of the 20th century’s greatest song writers and poets- Bob Dylan–reimagined and transformed.

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Jazz Greats Weekend at Monash JAMES MORRISON

BY Monash University Academy of Performing Arts | 19-Jan-2017
James Morrison is acclaimed around the world for his virtuosity and musicianship. His concerts sell out across Europe, North America and Australia and MAPA is thrilled to be presenting him in this special event in Robert Blackwood Hall.

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YAJA 2016 Winner Julia Shimf receives her trophy

BY YAJA | 18-Jan-2017
Julia is the first ever student to win the Young Art Journalism Awards. In this video she says thank you, standing in front of the building that became the topic of her article - the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. #YAJATALK @YAJATALK

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THE HAPPY LONESOME debut Lp launch - The Tote, this Sunday

BY Neumusak | 18-Jan-2017
The Happy Lonesome launch their debut Lp at The Tote this Sunday, 22nd January with special guests: James McCann & the New Vindictives, Fraudband, Saint Jude and Pleasure Model.

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Blink by Phil Porter

BY Kabuku PR | 18-Jan-2017
Stories Like These in association with bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company will present the charming and darkly funny production, BLINK by Phil Porter, at Kings Cross Theatre from 9th February to 4th March. @StoriesLikeThes #StoriesLikeThes

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Transitions Film Festival returns to Cinema Nova this February! + National Tour

BY Transitions Film Festival | 18-Jan-2017
Transitions Film Festival returns to Cinema Nova this February with an inspiring line-up of world-changing documentaries. The festival kicks off on the 16th of February and will tour to Sydney, Brisbane, and Adelaide.

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TWO HANDS

BY Naomi Crawford | 17-Jan-2017
Miami Marketta and Tapas Club proudly present TWO HANDS. Bringing you two South East Queensland artists with exceptional character, portraiture and figurative painting talent. Milly Davies and Cecilia Hine; although their styles are unique from each other, one thing stands out in both their collections, and that is how skilfully they can tell you stories within the eyes of their subjects. Each artwork draws you in, so much that you find yourself wanting to know more about the person portrayed. And lucky for you, you can!

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GJ Productions presents A Midsummer Night's Dream

BY GJ Productions | 17-Jan-2017
Bring along a summer night's picnic and see a fresh take on one of Shakespeare's classics! #GJDream #gjproductions

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FORM Dance Projects and Riverside Theatres presents IN DIFFERENCE by Craig Bary

BY Kabuku PR | 17-Jan-2017
From 2nd to 4th March, FORM Dance Projects and Riverside Theatres will present the dance theatre production, In Difference, a deeply personal and physical investigation into sexuality, identity and inequality.

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Summer Weekends in January

BY Artsite Gallery | 17-Jan-2017
Drop by Artsite Gallery and explore our stockroom's hidden gems on the last two weekends of January!

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Top 10 news stories on ART NEWS PORTAL in 2016

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 16-Jan-2017
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NEW MUSIC: Whimsical folk duo, Deer Prudence reveal new single ‘Judgement Call’ and forthcoming EP tour details

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 16-Jan-2017
Gliding into 2017 with grace and purpose come rural-turned-suburban folk duo, Deer Prudence. With debut single ‘Sam’s Lament’ released into the world at the tail end of last year, the pair are excited to reveal the next installment ‘Judgement Call’ taken from their forthcoming self-titled EP due for release Friday 17 February, as well as announce a small handful of shows in support of the release. #deerprudencemusic

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Celebrate Chinese New Year at QV Melbourne

BY Fuller PR | 16-Jan-2017
Enter the Year of the Rooster at QV Melbourne with a Red Class Chinese cinema experience, themed food and cocktails, award winning paint-on-glass animation, lion dancing and Chinese calligraphy. #QVMelbourne @QVMelbourne

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Entries open for the 2017 Gallipoli $20,000 Art prize

BY Jacqui Bonner | 16-Jan-2017
The Gallipoli Art Prize Organising Committee annually invites any eligible artist to submit a painting for the Gallipoli Art Prize. Prize money of $20,000 is awarded to the artist of the winning entry. The Gallipoli Art Prize is an acquisition prize. The Gallipoli Art Prize will be awarded to the artist who best depicts the spirit of the Gallipoli Campaign as expressed in the Club’s “Creed”. Artists MUST either have been born in Australia, New Zealand or Turkey or hold Australian, New Zealand or Turkish citizenship.

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Teen Daze shares new track featuring S. Carey "First Rain" from upcoming album

BY Holly Jones Promotions | 16-Jan-2017
Teen Daze shares the second track "First Rain" from his upcoming album. The track features Bon Iver band member S. Carey. Themes For Dying Earth is due February 10, 2017. #teendaze

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3D Blender course

BY @l@in | 16-Jan-2017
A 16-part Blender workshop/course for only €90 in Gistel (Belgium).

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Flavours of the Tropics Print Exhibition

BY InkMasters Cairns | 15-Jan-2017
An exhibition of new work by InkMaster printmakers celebrating the panoply of life in the tropics including the environment, foods, moods, activities and interests.

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Grounding Vision: Waclaw Szpakowski - Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York

BY OKiS | 15-Jan-2017
This exhibition is a continuation of implemented in recent years by the Center of Art and Culture in Wroclaw - Cultural Institution of the Government of Lower Silesia efforts to consolidate permanent, extremely important place Waclaw Szpakowski in the history of contemporary art and widening the reception of his work, which situates itself at the crossroads of art and science and the visual arts and music.. The most important of them are primarily released in 2015 monographic book Waclaw Szpakowski 1883-1973. Rhythmical lines, edited by Mrs. Elzbieta Lubowicz and last year's exhibition of the same title, which was organized in the framework of the visual arts program of the European Capital of Culture Wrocław 2016 at the Municipal Museum of Wroclaw. Evidence of the effectiveness of these activities is New York exhibition of the Artist, which is also a first, so extensive an individual presentation of the Szpakowski’s work in the US, as well as prepared by the Center of Art and Culture in Wroclaw further views of exhibition that will take place among Krakow, Budapest, Riga and Bydgoszcz.

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NO EXCUSES! Latrobe Valley project - proudly presented by the School of Hard Knocks and Latrobe Valley Community Choir

BY CarolineK | 13-Jan-2017
You are invited to join the No Excuses! Latrobe Valley project, which aims to bring a sense of respect, peace and hope through music to those struggling to come to terms with family violence. The No Excuses! Women’s Chorus will be led by Dr Kathleen McGuire & Christina Green. Rehearsals commence Saturday 21st January, The Men Aloud! Men’s Chorus will be led by Dr Jonathon Welch AM, with rehearsals commencing on Saturday 28th January. This exciting project will culminate in a concert on Saturday March 4, 2017 at the Sound Shell at Victory Park in Traralgon. @SOHKnocks

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Annie Gobel: Edge In

BY Australian Design Centre | 13-Jan-2017
Australian Design Centre in collaboration with 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, presents the first Sydney exhibition of Melbourne and Jakarta-based jeweller Annie Gobel. #ADC @Australiandesigncentre @AusDesignCentre

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Chili Philly: Crochet Social

BY Australian Design Centre | 13-Jan-2017
Chili Philly: Crochet Social, the first major solo exhibition of crochet wearable art by artist Phil Ferguson aka Chili Philly. #ADC @australiandesigncentre @AusDesignCentre

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Adelaide Fringe and Don Dunstan Foundation celebrate diversity with Social Change Guide

BY Adelaide Fringe | 13-Jan-2017
Adelaide Fringe has teamed up with the Don Dunstan Foundation to release an inaugural guide to the wide range of events promoting cultural diversity and social progress at this year’s festival. #ADLfringe @adelaide_fringe @adlfringe

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Brisbane Artist Clinton Barker farewells painting bound for Singapore

BY Stephen Baggaley | 13-Jan-2017
First overseas sale for Brisbane artist Clinton Barker.

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“Outback and Downunder” Australian Landscape Exhibition

BY Colour City Creatives | 12-Jan-2017
“Outback and Downunder” Australian Landscape Exhibition, with featured artist, Dennis Claydon. #ColourCityCreatives @ColourCityCreatives

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2017 Sydney Eisteddfod entries are open now

BY Sydney Eisteddfod | 12-Jan-2017
Entries for the 2017 Sydney Eisteddfod are open now! Choose from 350 events in 8 categories for a chance to win a chunk of the $400,000 total prize pool. + The Festival is launching 15 new events, and a brand new partnership with NIDA for a few Speech & Drama events. @sydeisteddfod #sydeisteddfod

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How YAJA (Young Art Journalism Awards) can help promote your business, project or artwork.

BY YAJA | 12-Jan-2017
YAJA is a new innovative awards concept giving journalism, media and art students the opportunity to showcase their talent in capturing art and culture in a creative way. Did you know that you can offer media opportunities to students. @YAJATALK #YAJATALK

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Kingswood College - Graduate Art Show

BY Box Hill Community Arts Centre | 12-Jan-2017
An exhibition of the work of Year 12 students from Kingswood College, Box Hill.

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Mark Hopper - Home & Away

BY Box Hill Community Arts Centre | 12-Jan-2017
Local photographer Mark Hopper presents portraits from his many travels abroad as well as the faces of the local Whitehorse community.

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Wina Jie - Zodiac Dreaming

BY Box Hill Community Arts Centre | 12-Jan-2017
Zodiac Dreaming is a tribute to artist Wina Jie’s Chinese heritage.

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