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The Calling by Adam Simmons

BY Diana Wolfe | 26-Apr-2018
Acclaimed Melbourne composer, Adam Simmons, will perform the world premiere of his new work, The Calling, at fortyfivedownstairs from May 3—6. Featuring the Adam Simmons Creative Music Ensemble together with the Afro Lankan Drumming System (Ray Pereira and Kanchana Karunaratna), The Calling concerts promise to be a thrilling treat for lovers of contemporary jazz, classical, avant garde and experimental music. The Calling will be the fourth in his acclaimed The Usefulness of Art concert series. Comprising five unique and original concerts over 2017-18, The Usefulness of Art is inspired by a Rodin quote, and is the driving force behind Simmons’ formidable musical career. @FatRainMusic #TheUsefulnessOfArt #AdamSimmons

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Join the YAJA community

BY YAJA | 13-Apr-2018
This is just a reminder to let you know we are in our third year now, helping students from Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences to showcase their talent.

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PACT Centre for Emerging Artists Presents the Provocative Double Bill AFTERGLOW: GENERATIONS -

BY Kabuku | 28-May-2018
Two generations of artists come together from June 13 to 16, in a world premiere double bill of provocative dance performance works - Humanoid by early-career artist Cloé Fournier and Threshold:NRC from renowned dancer, choreographer and researcher Dean Walsh.

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Jake Mason Trio: Melbourne

BY Heapsaflash | 28-May-2018
The Stranger in the Mirror is the debut album from the Jake Mason Trio. Stepping out from the drivers seat of Cookin’ On 3 Burners, Mason dives firmly into the 60’s organ trio sound making a record that is both delicate and fiery. See Jake Mason Trio perform in Melbourne on June 28th at Bar 303.

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SOIL & "PIMP" SESSIONS RELEASE EXPLOSIVE JAPANESE JAZZ RECORD 'DAPPER'

BY Sean Alaskolski | 28-May-2018
Rubber Records is excited to announce Japanese jazz group Soil & "Pimp" Sessions' have released their fourth studio album 'Dapper' in Australia.

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Falling’ Released to Radio The Royce Twins drop their second single ‘Falling’ from 4 Years - EP

BY Peter Bowman | 25-May-2018
Falling is the new song from ‘4 Years’, to be released to radio today by The Royce Twins, Gabriel and Michael Saalfield. The Twins are Melbourne-based singer-songwriters and multi-instrumentalists.

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Jake Mason Trio: Stranger in the Mirror Launch Brisbane

BY Heapsaflash | 25-May-2018
The Stranger in the Mirror is the debut album from the Jake Mason Trio. Stepping out from the drivers seat of Cookin’ On 3 Burners, Mason dives firmly into the 60’s organ trio sound making a record that is both delicate and fiery. Featuring James Sherlock (Guitar) and Danny Fischer (Drums) the trio weave their way through bluesy soul-jazz, blazing vigour and soundtrack-esque territory. “I love the place where Jazz and Soul meets” says Mason. “It has a simplicity that is so warm and welcoming combined with a complexity that is exciting and makes you move”

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SEA SHAPE - Group Jewellery Exhibition

BY Bridget Kennedy Project Space | 25-May-2018
Celebratory Drinks and Artist Talk on Saturday 21st 12-2pm. In the group exhibition SEA SHAPE, contemporary jewellery artists reflect on our relationship with the sea: what we take out, what we learn, and what we return.

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MELBOURNE CELEBRATES JAMES JOYCE WITH NEW PLAY THAT ROASTS THE CLASSICS

BY Katy Turbitt | 25-May-2018
In Ulysses, nothing and no-one is safe and everything is fair game: James Joyce, style virtuoso, sends up everything – including all the sacred cows of a thousand years of English literature. In this brand new, uproariously funny stage adaptation, this scurrilous and at times outrageous book springs vividly to life.

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Norwegian experimental musician Kim Myhr arrives at The SUBSTATION as part of the 2018 Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

BY PBP | 24-May-2018
One of the world’s most distinctive guitarists, Norwegian experimental musician Kim Myhr arrives at The SUBSTATION for two vastly different concert experiences as part of the 2018 Melbourne International Jazz Festival. @thesubstation_

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Le Sacré - NICA's Collaboration With The Australian Ballet School

BY PBP | 24-May-2018
The National Institute of Circus Arts and The Australian Ballet School present Le Sacré - a circus and ballet ensemble collaboration.

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Arts Centre Melbourne and Release Creative present STARMAN- Sven Ratzke

BY Michaela Hall | 24-May-2018
Starman - The music of David Bowie, performed by internationally renowned entertainer Sven Ratzke

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Exhibition at Craft - Island Welcome

BY Viktoria Laux | 24-May-2018
2 - 30 June 2018 - Island Welcome is a group exhibition exploring contemporary jewellery as a gesture of greeting. @Craftvictoria #WatsonPlace #IslandWelcome #WithRefugees

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Exhibition | 'Dirty Deeds' by Franck Gohier at Mitchell Fine Art

BY Mitchell Fine Art | 24-May-2018
Following on from a major retrospective exhibition at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin based artist Franck Gohier will showcase a solo exhibition of new works at Mitchell Fine Art in Fortitude Valley. @mitchellfineartgallery @franckgohier #dirtydeeds #contemporaryart #australianartist #vintagecomics #comic #exhibition #popart

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Wendy Teakel - Land Trace @ Beaver Galleries 24 May - 10 June 2018

BY Emma | 24-May-2018
Wendy Teakel’s work has always been inspired by the land, expressing a strong connection to the history and sense of place within rural and farmed landscapes.

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Sensational Singing @ Melbourne International Singers Festival 2018

BY CarolineK | 24-May-2018
We are delighted to announce the Festival's concert program, featuring an exciting mix of fantastic choirs, ensembles and premieres over the Queen's Birthday Weekend. #MISF @SOHKnocks @MelbSingersFest @xlartsaustralia

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Rapaport Announces Village Idiot National Tour

BY Heapsaflash | 24-May-2018
Rapaport's ‘Village Idiot’ national tour kicks off in June and will stop via Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, Jindabyne and Adelaide.

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Award-winning photographic artist Lilli Waters to unveil latest solo exhibition

BY Kabuku | 23-May-2018
Award-winning photographic artist Lilli Waters will unveil her latest solo exhibition, Coral Lands, from 20th June to 1st July at Saint Cloche gallery, Paddington.

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ART IN PLACE: Confluence

BY City of Melville | 23-May-2018
A spectacular night-time celebration of light and art transforming where our rivers meet. @melvilleartsandevents @melvillecityartsandevents

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Globally Acclaimed Opera Star Sumi Jo in Concert with José Carbó

BY Kabuku | 23-May-2018
The internationally celebrated Grammy-award winning coloratura soprano Sumi Jo returns to Australia this July for an unmissable concert with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra on July 15 ahead of recitals in Melbourne (July 17), Sydney (July 19) and Brisbane (July 21). One of the world's greatest exponents of bel canto (beautiful singing), Sumi Jo will perform a magnificent program of music from her unsurpassed repertoire, joined on stage for the first time by dashing Argentine-born baritone José Carbó, and accompanied by pianist and conductor Guy Noble.

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Three past winners make the esteemed Miles Franklin Literary Award longlist, revealed by Perpetual

BY morey media | 23-May-2018
Three former winners of the Miles Franklin Literary Award have been named on the 2018 Longlist. Peter Carey, Michelle de Kretser and Kim Scott are joined by eight other established authors, all of whom have received numerous literary accolades throughout their careers, making the 2018 longlist a remarkable collection of Australian stories. @_milesfranklin @milesfranklinliteraryaward

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"The Kingdom Of The Rose" International free streaming on line group exhibitions at Lys d'Or art web gallery

BY Lys d'Or | 23-May-2018
International collection of art as homage to the female figure: woman in the arts, myth, history, society... exploring all her nuances: sacred, mysterious, courageous, sensitive, strong, determined, fragile, powerful...

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ERIC CARLE'S VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR TO TAKE BITE OUT OF CHATSWOOD'S CONCOURSE

BY Kabuku | 22-May-2018
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show returns to Australia ahead of a 22-city national tour with three performances at The Concourse, Chatswood on June 21.

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US's Yale Concert Band celebrates 100 years on its debut tour of Australia

BY Steven Godbee | 22-May-2018
The 55-member Yale Concert Band will tour Australia for the first time ever in its 100-year history, featuring four collaborative concerts in Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Newcastle from Saturday 26 May. Presented by Classical Movements—the premier concert tour company that, in January, debuted the St. Olaf College Concert Band to rave reviews in both Australia and New Zealand—the Yale Concert Band of New Haven, Connecticut is truly world-renowned, having performed in first-class venues for sold-out audiences across Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America. #YaleConcertBand

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NAVA PRESENTS NATIONAL ARTS EVENT FUTURE/FORWARD

BY Esther Anatolitis | 22-May-2018
The National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) unveils Future/Forward, the national event that will ignite the nation’s capital with timely thinking to shape the future of the arts, from August 14-15 at the National Gallery of Australia and Parliament House in Canberra.

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2019 Adelaide Fringe artist awarded $2k grant and 12-month mentorship

BY Adelaide Fringe | 22-May-2018
Adelaide Fringe after being announced as the inaugural recipient of the Matt Tarrant Young Performer Grant. @ADLfringe #ADLfringe

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Spontaneity workshop: learn how to improvise

BY Impro Melbourne | 22-May-2018
Spontaneity covers the basics of improvisation (improv). You’ll work on unleashing your creativity and unlocking your spontaneity through games and exercises based on play, collaboration and support.

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Counter Forces: Fire and Water. Peggy Griffiths & Jan Griffiths

BY The Cross Art Projects | 22-May-2018
Peggy Griffiths and Jan Griffiths, her daughter, work with elemental forces of fire and water, painting and ceramics.

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UNITED PHOTO PRESS RETRO | SPECTIVE 28 YEARS 1990.2018 + NEW BOOK

BY Carlos Sousa | 22-May-2018
We have hereby presented the RETROSPECTIVE OF 28 YEARS 1990 | 2018 of UNITED PHOTO PRESS that will inaugurate an international exhibition and a new book in August in the City of Setúbal in Portugal.

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Foreign Bodies: New Works by Christopher Trotter

BY Ipswich Art Gallery | 22-May-2018
These new sculptures by Christopher Trotter are created from natural objects and discarded machinery. Drawn to the unique forms and weathered surfaces of these materials, Trotter’s creations appear to have lived a hard life performing the task for which they were invented.

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FORM Dance Projects presents Above Ground

BY Kabuku | 22-May-2018
From 21st to 23rd June, FORM Dance Projects and Riverside Theatres will present the exciting double bill, Above Ground, exploring the subtleties of above ground movement with apparatus.

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Adelaide Fringe appoints new Head of Industry and Artist Fund

BY Adelaide Fringe | 21-May-2018
Adelaide Fringe has recently appointed Bradley Rush as its new Head of Industry and Artist Fund. @ADLfringe #ADLfringe

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Reclink Community Cup 2018 - Melbourne

BY Deathproof PR | 21-May-2018
Music and footy come together in perfect harmony once again at the 2018 Reclink Community Cup. Reigning champs the Rockdogs will defend their title against the mighty Megahertz, while some of the country’s best musicians take care of the pre and post-match entertainment.

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Personal comes to Riverside - Jodee Mundy on Living with the Sounds of Silence

BY Kabuku | 21-May-2018
Jodee Mundy discovered that all of her family were Deaf when she was five years old, while shopping in Kmart. Part performance, part multimedia and live art, her ground-breaking solo performance unpacks the concept of 'disability' through the eyes of her childhood self. Following huge seasons in Sydney and Melbourne, Personal comes to Riverside Theatres, June 8th & 9th.

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Leaps and Bounds Music Festival 2018

BY Deathproof PR | 21-May-2018
What originally began as a push to back local venues, musicians and business through the quiet of winter, Leaps and Bounds Music Festival continues to nurture our thriving music community, showcasing homegrown talent from up and coming locals, to internationally acclaimed artists alike.

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Sara Angelucci: Piece Work

BY Stephen Bulger Gallery | 20-May-2018
The Stephen Bulger Gallery is pleased to present “Piece Work”, our second solo exhibition of work by Canadian artist and educator Sara Angelucci. Exhibition Dates: June 2 – July 14, 2018. Opening Reception: Thursday, June 7, 5-8pm.

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Dancing with the Bard - music and dance from the time of Shakespeare

BY CarolineK | 19-May-2018
It is with great pleasure that we introduce our Dancing with the Bard programme for the mid year performances of the Courtly Arts Performers Of Victoria on Sunday May 27 in Clayton, and also June 3rd in Brighton.

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Sydney International Piano Competition 2012 winner Avan Yu to perform an exclusive recital in Sydney

BY Kabuku PR | 18-May-2018
Avan Yu, winner of the 2012 Sydney International Piano Competition, will perform an exclusive recital in Sydney on 30 June at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

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Life in Pictures filmmaking competition - Deadline EXTENDED

BY Revelation Film Festival | 17-May-2018
DEADLINE EXTENDED to 30th MAY - The Life in Pictures filmmaking competition invites you to enter a short film (max 2 mins long) which challenges the perception of ageing. 

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IMPORTANT AND GENUINE ONSITE AUCTION AN EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED, MAJORITY TO BE SOLD UNRESERVED

BY Amanda Addams Auctions | 16-May-2018
Amanda Addams Auctions. IMPORTANT AND GENUINE ONSITE AUCTION AN EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED, MAJORITY TO BE SOLD UNRESERVED. Auction Date - Sunday 27th May 2018 - Auction starts 12 Noon. On site 18 Kangerong Road Box Hill. Viewing Times:Saturday 26th May 11-4 pm. Sunday 27th May 10-12 noon (No prior viewing as residence is occupied). Presenting the lifetime collection of the Estate of Elizabeth Bonnar. Also estates Surrey Hills and Mentone.

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SENES Flamenco present: SoMos

BY The Boite | 16-May-2018
An evening of traditional Flamenco music and dance and classical Spanish guitar

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Momentum

BY Collide Ensemble | 16-May-2018
A concert by Collide, a new and versatile ensemble with the unique combination of Saxophone, Cello and Piano.

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