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A Migrant's Son

BY Riverside Theatres Digital | 18-Aug-2021
A Migrants Son

Igniting memories of a story that millions of Australians can relate to, Michaela Burger pays tribute to her Greek migrant family and hard-working, fun loving larrikin father Luke who defied all odds.

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'PICNIC' | Matthew Cheyne Art Exhibition

BY Mitchell Fine Art | 17-Aug-2021
PICNIC | Matthew Cheyne Art Exhibition

Mixed media artworks, sculptures, and couture form part of an inaugural exhibition for Ipswich based artist Matthew Cheyne at Mitchell Fine Art in Fortitude Valley. Picnic' will be Cheyne's first commercial exhibition in Australia for almost ten years.

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BREAKING THROUGH BERLIN. OMAR HASSAN solo exhibition

BY Luisa Catucci Gallery | 12-Aug-2021

OMAR HASSAN. BREAKING THROUGH BERLIN. (Luisa Catucci Gallery, September 6th - October 15th 2021). BREAKING THROUGH BERLIN, TWICE. Bermel von Luxburg, September 16th - October 17th 2021). The Berlin based galleries, Luisa Catucci & Bermel von Luxburg, have decided to unite their forces to present and celebrate the first solo exhibition in Berlin of the international renown Italian-Egyptian artist Omar Hassan. Two galleries in two very different city areas - Schillerkiez Neukölln and Charlottenburg - understand the importance of collaboration to push the spinning of the recovery of the cultural and artistic scene, after this long challenging time. The occasion of such a powerful exhibition seemed the perfect opportunity to do so.

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Rovers

BY Riverside Theatres Digital | 10-Aug-2021
Rovers

Rovers is a delightful and modern comedy-drama that has audiences laughing, crying and celebrating the imagination and heart of Australia's trailblazing women.

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World-Renowned Photographer Christina Jansen to Release First Muhammad Ali Digital Collectibles with dMerch.io

BY ACN Newswire | 7-Aug-2021
World-Renowned Photographer Christina Jansen to Release First Muhammad Ali Digital Collectibles with dMerch.io

Never Before Seen Photos of "The Greatest" Available for Digital Collection on the WAX Blockchain. Washington, D.C., Aug 5, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) is partnering with world-renowned photographer Christina Jansen and Dublin-based NFT agency, dMerch.io to bring to life the Muhammad Ali Series 1 digital collection. The collection contains 136 unique digital collectables, all showcasing the vibrant personality of Ali himself and will be available on WAX blockchain starting on August 10, 2021 at 1pm EST / 10 am PST.

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Immersive Perth event Tender is the Night announces its fifth instalment featuring local trio Simone & Girlfunkle, Tanaya Harper and the Tender Strings quartet

BY This Much Talent | 6-Aug-2021
Immersive Perth event Tender is the Night announces its fifth instalment featuring local trio Simone & Girlfunkle, Tanaya Harper and the Tender Strings quartet

What happens when you take emerging artists from the most isolated city in the world and pair them with local composers and a string quartet to reimagine their songs in the height of a global pandemic? Enter Perth's latest innovative experience, Tender is the Night. Birthed by local multi-disciplinary artist and stalwart of the Perth music industry, Leigh Gardiner, in collaboration with creative consultant and composer, Rebecca Erin Smith, Tender is the Night is a series of performances that bridge and blur the lines of classical and contemporary music.

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Sacro Amor

BY Riverside Theatres Digital | 4-Aug-2021
Sacro Amor

The digital program weaves together a stunning selection of late baroque works for soprano, flute and strings by Hasse and Vivaldi.

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Susan Johnston has been accepted to Rolling Stone Culture Council, a community of thought leaders and tastemakers shaping industry futures.

BY New Media Film Festival | 4-Aug-2021

Los Angeles, July 26, 2021 ” Rolling Stone Culture Council, an invitation-only collection of thought leaders and business innovators from a variety of industries that shape culture and society, has accepted Susan Johnston to its unique community. Susan Johnson, founder, director, and CEO of The New Media Film Festival®, a Los Angeles-based festival entering its thirteenth year of competition, was selected as one of Rolling Stone Culture Council's newest members because of her contributions to the film industry. Johnston will join senior leaders in various industries that influence how global culture, including art, cannabis, entertainment, fashion, film, food and beverage, gaming, hospitality, media, music, sports, technology, television, and theater is shaped.

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The Law for Designers

BY Australian Design Centre | 3-Aug-2021
The Law for Designers

Australian Design Centre and Arts Law present a webinar The Law for Designers' . This webinar session will walk you through copyright, licensing, contracts - the issues that designers need to know.

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Arts Project Australia presents Spring Back

BY Arts Project Australia | 2-Aug-2021
Arts Project Australia presents Spring Back

Emerging from Melbourne's fifth lockdown and heeding the restrictions lingering behind, the seventh edition Spring1883 steps out of one building to spread itself across Melbourne through satellite spaces.

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Bowness Photography Prize shortlist reveals images of isolation, protest, hope and celebration

BY Monash Gallery of Art | 30-Jul-2021
Bowness Photography Prize shortlist reveals images of isolation, protest, hope and celebration

In the midst of lockdown the three judges “ acclaimed artist Del Kathryn Barton, MGA Director Anouska Phizacklea and Director of the National Portrait Gallery, Australia, Karen Quinlan AM, met, discussed and narrowed down the strong field of entrants to the William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize to a shortlist of 52 works to be exhibited as the 2021 edition of the prize.

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Art Month Sapphire Coast, a month of art, performances, music, events and glorious food this August

BY Jacqui Bonner | 29-Jul-2021
Art Month Sapphire Coast, a month of art, performances, music, events and glorious food this August

Local artists, creatives, performers and musicians, events, lunches and dinners, dancing will shine for the month of August, trip the fantastic light down the 225kms of our spectacular coast line. Enjoy the wealth of extremely talented artists and performers in the Bega Valley as we showcase their talents from Bermagui to Eden and town in between for the entire month of August. From the sea to the hills, the bush to the beach, let us show you Forage along the fringe of coast or head for the hills for live music, open studios, film nights, and long table lunches in paddocks. Get yourself moving to dance classes, a walking tour, be fascinated by a book reading or something completely unheard of under the historic streets of our towns. From Bermagui in the north, to Eden in the south, via Cobargo, Candelo and the Brown Mountain track we have gathered our artists, craftspeople and performers for a wealth of winter wonders.

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Carolyn Menzies | In Slender Times

BY Linden New Art | 29-Jul-2021
Carolyn Menzies | In Slender Times

Carolyn Menzies will present a series of sculptural works and charcoal drawings that explore materiality and the intersection of art and craft. Menzies' sculptures are made from steel wool and steel mesh. Steel is a hallmark of modern sculptural practice, however Menzies' use of the material gently subverts this legacy as the wool and mesh are unashamedly domestic.

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Diaspora, Psyche: Panel Discussion

BY Bunjil Place | 28-Jul-2021
Diaspora, Psyche: Panel Discussion

Belonging: how does our distribution across the globe - our diaspora - inform our contemporary Australian reality? Inspired by this delightfully unique phenomena, James Nguyen, moderator and Swinburne Associate Professor Carolyn Barnes, Sangeeta Sandrasegar and Melbourne-based artist John Young will detail the way diaspora has informed their interpretation of reality and their artistic vision in the Diaspora, Psyche: Discussion Panel on Saturday 14 August.

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Home(s): Dance Project

BY Bunjil Place | 28-Jul-2021
Home(s): Dance Project

In a raw, visceral, cross-cultural dance project, four diverse artists come together to perform and unravel their unique cultural experiences in a performance titled Home(s).

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The Jack Earle Big Band at Hawthorn Arts Centre

BY Zilla & Brook | 27-Jul-2021

One of Australia's most exciting large jazz ensembles, The Jack Earle Big Band will take to the Hawthorn Arts Centre stage on Friday 27 August. Featuring 17 of Melbourne's finest musicians, The Jack Earle Big Band will be joined by vocalist Alma Zygier, who has been fascinated by the pre-war era of jazz.

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CIAF presents both online and physical event program

BY Pip Miller | 26-Jul-2021
CIAF presents both online and physical event program

The four-week countdown is on until the annual Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) returns, increasing twofold in presenting both physical and digital programming from opening night on Thursday 18 August to closing ceremony, Sunday 22 August, 2021. CIAF General Manager Darrell Harris said CIAF 2021 is shaping up to be one of the most significant, milestone events in its 12-year history.

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Gold Coast greets new spring of live music

BY NewsLeads | 23-Jul-2021
Gold Coast greets new spring of live music

Teen pop superstar Ruel, Hermitude, MAY-A, Sycco and Budjerah will headline a new, free live music festival at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast, delivering an elixir to pent-up demand for live music festivals and showcasing some of Australia's favourite artists and emerging talent.

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ORACLE

BY Bass Fam Creative | 23-Jul-2021
ORACLE

From the creative team behind the award winning Matador and the critically acclaimed Mansion, comes their latest fusion of circus, burlesque, dance and contemporary storytelling. This is one for the gods!

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Calling all singers to join Vocal Waves

BY CarolineK | 22-Jul-2021
Calling all singers to join Vocal Waves

Vocal Waves is one of the most exciting non-auditioned community choirs on the Gold Coast for adults over 18yo, led by their founding music director, Antony Zambolt. Formally known as the HOTA (Home of the Arts) Choir, Vocal Waves is now a program of Play It Forward inclusive arts programs for all Australians, created by the multi award winning conductor of Choir of Hard Knocks - Jonathon Welch AM. Exciting New Rehearsals Mondays in Southport. @vocalwavesoz @playitforwardoz

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EXTEDED | Al-Tiba9 Contemporary Art Magazine | ISSUE09 Call for Submissions

BY Al-Tiba9 Contemporary Art | 22-Jul-2021

Al-Tiba9 Art Magazine is an internationally established publication that showcases experimental contemporary art, reflects modern society and its environment through a diversity of mediums in Digital Arts, photography, painting, architecture, sculpture & installations, Film & Video Art, fashion design, interior design, and performance.

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SandSong: Stories from the Great Sandy Desert

BY Bangarra Dance Theatre | 22-Jul-2021
SandSong: Stories from the Great Sandy Desert

PLEASE NOTE: Event has been cancelled / postponed. Australia's leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts company, Bangarra Dance Theatre, will present the Victorian premiere of a powerful new contemporary program, SandSong: Stories from the Great Sandy Desert.

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WORKSHOPPED21

BY Australian Design Centre | 22-Jul-2021
WORKSHOPPED21

WORKSHOPPED21 contemplating design for life in a post-pandemic world.

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