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OPEN STUDIOS, annual event featuring Printmaking and Painting

BY Lisa Sewards | 12-Nov-2017
STUDIO #Artist Proof opens its doors once a year providing an insight into the visual arts practice of Printmakers and Painters Trudy Rice, Lisa Sewards and Anastasia Nikakis.

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MELBOURNE CUP AND AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS TWO GREAT EVENTS IN NOVEMBER

BY AMANDA ADDMAS AUCTIONS | 01-Nov-2017
ANOTHER AMAZING AUCTION AT AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS AS ALWAYS , ART, ANTIQUES ARTEFACTS, ALL AFFORDABLE, SEE MORE AT www.aaauctions.com.au

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Trompe L'ou

BY Marcus Johnson / Victorian College of the Arts | 30-Oct-2017
Trompe L'ou is a variation on the French term Trompe-l'œil. It's an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create an optical illusion. Louise Woodmansey is an artist that has been perfecting this technique for many years. Her latest project, in a cafe at the old paper mill in Fyansford, is becoming a real attraction. This short film reveals a remarkable partnership behind the work.

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YAJA Co-Founders join panel discussion about "Digital Technology and Public Communication" @ Northumbria University Newcastle (UK)

BY YAJA | 27-Oct-2017
YAJA Co-Founders Volker Janssen and Erik Rathmayr were invited by Dr Gabriel Moreno-Esparza (Senior Lecturer in Journalism at Northumbria University Newcastle, UK) to join Anne-Marie Lacey (Managing Director Filament PR) and Hugh Macknight (Policy and Communications Business Partner, Newcastle City Council) via Skype in a panel discussion covering "Digital Technology and Public Communication".

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CEO Marco Bizzarri to remove animal fur from Gucci’s 2018 Spring/Summer collection.

BY Fahad Tariq / Staffordshire University | 22-Oct-2017
Innocent and harmless animals around the world are being brutally slaughtered in the name of fashion. Locked up, caged and trapped just so that their pelts can be used in our clothes. This needs to change. Gucci have made a remarkable decision to remove animal fur which will take effect from their 2018 Spring/Summer collection. Can brands such as Burberry and Balenciaga follow Gucci's lead? #removeanimalfur #stopkillinganimalsforfashion #gucci

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Travelling Tales by Adam Simmons

BY mswolfeywolfe | 20-Oct-2017
Musical wunderkind Adam Simmons will perform the Melbourne premiere of Travelling Tales with the Arcko Ensemble, a world-class 20-piece string orchestra. Simmons composed and first performed this stunning suite for the 2013 Piraeus Festival in Athens, Greece, with Intrarti Orchestra. Travelling Tales is influenced by Simmons’ worldwide travels, love of Japanese shakuhachi music, and profound belief in the usefulness of art.

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Five Days of Folk and Fun at the National Folk Festival

BY mswolfeywolfe | 20-Oct-2017
With more than 200 international and national acts, Canberra’s award-winning National Folk Festival is set to be a five-day celebration of music, song and dance plus circus, spoken word and film. It’s held in an idyllic village setting with roving entertainers, street circus, stages of all sizes, a special “KidzFest” zone, market stalls, food vans, shopping precincts, cafes, themed bars and arts and craft activities for all. Offering ‘five days in a perfect world’, the 52nd National Folk Festival runs throughout Easter, 29 March—2 April 2018 at Exhibition Park, Canberra. Tickets on sale now (entry ticket provides access to all stages and areas, season passes and day tickets available).

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7th International Mobile Innovation Screening

BY MINA | 06-Oct-2017
Join us for the 7th edition of the International Mobile Innovation Screening on the 25th Oct 2017 at ACMI. @MINAmobile

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Sydney Eisteddfod McDonald’s Dance of Champions to air on Network Ten

BY Sydney Eisteddfod | 03-Oct-2017
The made-for-television event #sydneyeisteddfod McDonald's Dance of Champions will be broadcast on Network Ten on 15 October, showcasing the best dance talent from the 2017. @sydeisteddfod.

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The Melbourne Fair

BY The Melbourne Fair | 29-Sep-2017
The Melbourne Fair. Antique 20th Century Art Deco Vintage. 23rd November to 26th November. Caulfield Racecourse. Over 60 of Australia’s best 20th Century, Art Deco, Vintage and Antique dealers with thousands of pieces. Vintage fashion, bags and jewellery from the 20s to Designer today, names like Dior, Ceil Chapman (Marilyn’s favourite designer) and Chanel. Exhibition showcasing Decades of Vintage Evening gowns from the 20s onwards. Great fashion parades showcasing evening dresses and ballgowns from all eras and film of catwalk parades from houses like Dior in the 1950s. Tickets for The Melbourne Fair are now on sale, starting from $10 for concession, $15 general day admission to $30 for the opening night. Opening Night Thursday 23rd November 6-9pm, Friday 24th November 11-6pm, Saturday 25th November 10-6pm, Sunday 26th November 10-5pm

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Invitation to the Opening Celebration of MECH-MANIA Exhibition

BY Jonathon Miller | 17-Nov-2017
Opening Celebration on December 7th from 7.30 - 9.30 pm @ the L A U R E N T Gallery, 115 Thistlethwaite St, South Melbourne

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Invitation to the Opening Celebration of CONCENTRIC UNITY - JINTAKA-JUKU Exhibition

BY L A U R E N T Gallery | 17-Nov-2017
Exhibition Opening Celebration Thursday December 7th from 7.30 - 9.30 pm @ the L A U R E N T Gallery, 115 Thistlethwaite St, South Melbourne.

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Dalli @ The Workers Club - Nov 22

BY Heapsaflash | 17-Nov-2017
Having spent the last year busking full time in Melbourne’s CBD, Brisbane-born Dalli is proud to release his debut single ‘Who Are You’ on October 3. Spanning lush electronic elements and emotionally textured vocals, ‘Who Are You’ is a solemn and celebratory psalm to the immovable sense of self within, untethered from external forces.

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Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency present Culture Matters exhibition with five Aboriginal youth artists at Besser Space - 17 & 18 November

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 17-Nov-2017
Culture Matters exhibition, is the culmination of six months of workshops with four Aboriginal young people Emily, Levi, Mya, and Rebecca as part of the VACCA Art Mentoring Project 2017.

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Allegri Ensemble in Hobart: Sing Lullaby

BY C.Miller | 16-Nov-2017
Allegri Ensemble presents: SING LULLABY - Glorious Choral Music for Christmas. Allegri Ensemble, directed by Andrew Bainbridge, is pleased to present its final program for 2017, “Sing Lullaby”.

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'Under the Same Moon' X'mas exhibition by Vermilion Art

BY Vermilion Art | 16-Nov-2017
Crossover between Fashion & Art exhibition on this Christmas season

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Lies, Lies and Propaganda’s in association with bAKEHOUSE Theatre Co. Presents A Christmas Carol

BY Kabuku PR | 16-Nov-2017
Lies, Lies and Propaganda will present Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol, at the Kings Cross Theatre contrasting the classic Victorian ghost story with the modern Theatre.

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PACT SALON: Bad

BY Kabuku PR | 16-Nov-2017
PACT Centre for Emerging Artists and Cope Street Collective will present an exciting showcase of performance, theatre and art. @PACTSydney @PACT_sydney

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‘AFRIKA – THE WILD’ by Ken and Michelle Dyball @ Black Eye Gallery: Opens 16th of November

BY Mickie | 16-Nov-2017
‘AFRIKA – THE WILD’ will be the international first time showing by photographers Ken and Michelle Dyball. The images have been selected from a vast archive of work shot over a ten-year period whilst the couple resided in Africa. Unlike most ‘visiting’ image makers of Africa, the Dyball’s knowledge and connection to the land is apparent through their unique and unrepeatable images.

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The Photography of Stavros Pippos

BY State Library of South Australia | 16-Nov-2017
See the beauty of South Australia captured through the lens of photographer Stavros Pippos. Seven years in the making, this exhibition will feature landscapes and still life images.

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Merry and Bright Brisbane

BY Mike Cannon | 15-Nov-2017
Christmas music, exciting music, something for you, whatever your kind of music! Join the fabulous voices of the Absolutely Everybody Brisbane Choir, Rhythm of Life Music Theatre Troupe, StreetBeat Junk Percussion Team and more. Come along on Friday 8 December 7pm at The Edge. Great entertainment presented by and supporting the incredible team at the School of Hard Knocks.

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The Fabulous Singlettes and MEMO Music Hall Combine Forces For Five Fabulous Nights

BY Sassy Red PR | 15-Nov-2017
For FIVE SHOWS ONLY this coming February one of Australia's greatest exports is hitting the stage at MEMO Music Hall in St Kilda. #TheFabulousSinglettes #MemoMusicHall

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International call for event coordinators of Woman Scream Festival 2018

BY Women Poets International Movement MPI | 15-Nov-2017
The Women Poets International Movement extends a new invitation to volunteer coordinators of events for global chain of the Woman Scream Festival

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32nd day • Yeliz Yorulmaz & Baki Kocaballi • Closing Feast

BY Interlude Gallery | 14-Nov-2017
Interlude Gallery invites you to the closing event for our current exhibition 32nd Day by Sydney based artists Yeliz Yorulmaz & Baki Kocaballi. Join the artists over drinks and food to discuss this engaging exhibition. The duo will be reflecting on political tactics of control and demagogic turmoil. Current political strategies are superfluous, an empty vessel of obsolete ideologies.

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water + wisdom Australia India at RMIT Gallery

BY RMIT Gallery | 14-Nov-2017
Drawing on extensive research by experts from India and Australia, 'water + wisdom Australia India' presents a poetic dimension on ancient wisdom regarding water management in both continents, as seen through the work of visual artists, creative writers and researchers who have incorporated these issues into their work.

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MUSIC PASSPORT: TARGET COUNTRY - AIR’S INSIGHT INTO GERMANY

BY Wiking PR | 14-Nov-2017
As part of the Victorian Government’s $22.2 million Music Works industry development program, Creative Victoria and the Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) is launching Music Passport a three-year program focusing on a new Target Country each year.

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Lonely Hunter - Print Store Now Open

BY Richard Johnston | 13-Nov-2017
Award winning photographer Richard Johnston officially launches his new online print store featuring a collection of highly anticipated prints from his latest expedition through Africa.

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One week to go to Australian Songbook, Sunday 19th November, Collingwood Town Hall!!

BY CarolineK | 13-Nov-2017
Don't miss this special concert of popular, new and contemporary Australian music!!! Performed by THECHO!R, Melbourne’s most exciting non-auditioned choir, conducted by Dr Jonathon Welch AM AND our Special Guests, Deborah Cheetham AO and Dhungala Children’s Choir. Limited tickets are left!! BOOK NOW and support the Dhungala Children's Choir. #OZSongbook #ausmusicmonth @choir_man @THECHO!R @deborahcheetham

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Coburg Night Market

BY Coburg Night Market | 13-Nov-2017
With only two weeks until the much-loved Coburg Night Market throws open its gates on Friday November 24, the food trucks and drink-slingers are getting their offerings ready for festive revellers.

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VCA Visual Art Short Courses now open for enrolments!

BY VCA & MCM Short Courses | 13-Nov-2017
The Victorian College of the Arts suite of short courses in visual art, drawing and painting foundations, advanced drawing and painting and extended practice are now available for enrolments!

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OPEN STUDIOS, annual event featuring Printmaking and Painting

BY Lisa Sewards | 12-Nov-2017
STUDIO #Artist Proof opens its doors once a year providing an insight into the visual arts practice of Printmakers and Painters Trudy Rice, Lisa Sewards and Anastasia Nikakis.

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AUSTRALIAN REVELATIONS NOVEMBER

BY Revelation Perth International Film Festival | 12-Nov-2017
Revelation Perth International Film Festival in association with Breaking Banter proudly present a celebration of Australian film - past present and future - through a program of monthly screenings. This month Australian Revelations presents the Perth premiere of Namatjira Project. In light of the recent court decision, this is a highly topical film.

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Geon • Group Exhibition • Interlude Gallery

BY Isabel Rouch | 11-Nov-2017
We welcome you to the opening of 'Geon', a group exhibition by Yves Lee, Luke O’Connor, Kalanjay Dhir and Bella A Taylor, at Interlude Gallery

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Ethno Folk Orchestra @ Mullum Music Festival

BY Heapsaflash | 10-Nov-2017
After their joyous performance last year, The Ethno Folk Orchestra is back to celebrate our 10th anniversary party this November. Get ready for the return of this festive and spirited multi-lingual journey of toe tapping folk tunes from the UK, Europe, Africa, the middle East, across the Pacific and right here in Australia.

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Printing for your art @ Rip Graphics!

BY ArtSHINE | 10-Nov-2017
Rip Graphics is a printing company that works with artists. If you have always wanted to get your next exhibition printed in large format or on fun material this is the place to have it done! They print editions of your work on canvas, wood, glass pretty much anything if you just call and ask. The image here is one of Frida Kahlo printed directly onto uncoated plywood.

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Opening Exhibitions @BlackCat Gallery, Collingwood

BY BlackCat Gallery | 10-Nov-2017
You are invited to the opening reception - on Friday 8th December at 6-8 pm. Exhibition will be held from Dec 7 - 26

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Common Ground by Sarah Kelk

BY Irina | 10-Nov-2017
Modern Times is proud to introduce Melbourne artist Sarah Kelk with her latest body of work, Common Ground, opening Thursday 16 November. #moderntimesfitzroy #commonground #sarahkelk @_moderntimes_ @Sarah_Kelk

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Fotographia- GD Goenka University's Ist International Film and Photography Festival kicks off on 10 November 2017

BY Sneh Gupta | 09-Nov-2017
School of Communication, GD Goenka University is organizing the first edition of the festival Fotographia with the theme “Celebrating Life”. More than 200 media colleges from across the globe are expected to participate in the upcoming festival. #filmfestival #school #University #cinema #photography

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New paintings Jo Bertini showing at MARS Gallery

BY Erin Kinley | 08-Nov-2017
Jo Bertini’s new exhibition of paintings and painted textiles opens at MARS Gallery on Saturday, 25th November. Bertini is interested in the transformative and reciprocal nature of desert landscapes, and the extraordinary value of the cultural material that flows from some of the most seemingly harsh and inhospitable places on the planet.

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The Butterfly Tree Preview Screening and Q & A

BY Kabuku PR | 08-Nov-2017
Following the international success of The Butterfly Tree, New Farm Cinemas on November 20, hosts writer and director Priscilla Cameron in an exclusive Q & A following a preview screening of the film.

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Free coiling workshop with artist Bridget Kennedy - A Year Of Time exhibition

BY Bridget Kennedy | 08-Nov-2017
Join the artist Bridget Kennedy for a free coiling workshop, as a part of the Studio 20/17 Project Space exhibition 'A Year Of Time'. Come along and "make some time" Saturday 9th December, 11:30am-12:30pm.

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EMERIGE SENSIBILISE LES PETITS FRANCILIENS À L’ART CONTEMPORAIN

BY L'art en plus | 08-Nov-2017
Mécène engagé en faveur de la création contemporaine et du rapprochement de la culture avec tous les publics, Emerige multiplie les occasions de faire se rencontrer l’art et la jeunesse en organisant les conditions optimales d’un dialogue ludique. - A committed patron of contemporary creation and bringing culture closer to the general public, Emerige multiplies the opportunities to bring art and youth together by organizing the optimal conditions for a playful dialogue.

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32nd day • Yeliz Yorulmaz & Baki Kocaballi

BY Interlude Gallery | 07-Nov-2017
Interlude Gallery is pleased to invite you to our upcoming exhibition (and one of the last of the year) by Sydney based artists Yeliz Yorulmaz & Baki Kocaballi. The duo will be reflecting on political tactics of control and demagogic turmoil. @interludegallery

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Be Merry & Bright at Deakin Edge, November 26th

BY CarolineK | 07-Nov-2017
Merry & Bright, the School of Hard Knocks final concert for 2017, will be presented on Sunday 26 November from 2pm at Deakin Edge. This concert takes place in Social Inclusion Week, an annual initiative, which was created in 2009, by the Founding Artistic Director of the School of Hard Knocks Dr Jonathon Welch AM. Jonathon said "I founded Social Inclusion Week to connect local communities, to build and strengthen relationships and networks.” Merry & Bright does just that. Conducted and compered by Jonathon, Merry & Bright also features Liane Keegan, one of Australia’s great legends of opera, XL ARTS, the Choir of Hard Knocks, THECHO!R and the Footscray Yarraville City Band, conducted by Phillipa Edwards! #SIW17 @SOHKnocks

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"IT'S BEEN 10 YEARS!" Exhibition

BY Bridget Kennedy | 07-Nov-2017
With over 320 artists and 100 plus exhibitions, 45 contemporaryjewellery artists are contributing to this milestone exhibition.

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Outta Tune - Gig Posters From Another Realm

BY Church Brisbane | 07-Nov-2017
OUTTA’ TUNE is a celebration of the artistry of gig posters and the craftmanship of screenprinting. The exhibition will showcase some of the genres leading talents from around the world. @churchbris @dangerfork @dangerfork

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FACE THE MUSIC LAUNCHES FINAL PROGRAM AND ADDS NEW SPEAKERS

BY Alyse Newman | 06-Nov-2017
Melbourne’s annual music and creative arts summit Face The Music is just around the corner! Face The Music promised a party this year, a party celebrating the people behind some of 2017’s biggest music stories and creators of positive industry change.

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Fashion and WWI items now online in Port Phillip City Collection

BY Media Unit | 06-Nov-2017
A red leather dress designed by Jenny Bannister, a WWI bayonet, and an 1859 ‘Elwood abattoir’ letter are just some of the surprising items residents can now view online from the Port Phillip City Collection.

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Albany Art Prize 2018

BY City of Albany | 06-Nov-2017
Entering its 10th year in 2018, The City of Albany Art Prize is a national art prize bringing the best of Australia’s contemporary painting practice to Albany. With support from the Jack Family Charitable Trust, the winning prize of $25,000 and a residency at the Vancouver Arts Centre is awarded to one artist. This artwork is acquired and becomes part of the City of Albany art collection. There is also a Highly Commended Prize of $2,500 and a People’s Choice Prize of $2,500. Entries close: January 8th, 2018

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Indie electronic artist Youthfire reveals expansive new single ‘Lift Me Up’ from forthcoming debut EP + MMW launch show

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 06-Nov-2017
Emerging indie electronic sensation Youthfire has been producing textural soundscapes of cathartic euphoria since he first broke onto the scene with his debut single ‘World On Fire’ in 2014. Since then, the evolving solo project of Stephen Carmichael has piqued the interests of music professionals and fans alike, transcending with each release from one-to-watch to an absolute must see. Youthfire’s latest piece of work ‘Lift Me Up’ unveils Carmichael’s multi-faceted talent.

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