Cultures clash and traditions collapse as that tried-and-true storytelling we all grew up with gets pulled apart in After Hero with daring irreverence and a healthy dash of the absurd.
Every wondered what a vernissage is? Being an artist isn’t just about creating work; it’s about sharing that work with others, capturing their attention and making them think. A vernissage is a celebration of an artwork’s first step into the world.
Impro Melbourne’s Theatresports™ season is a high energy, no holds-barred, sporting theatrical mash up that the whole family will love. Three judges score the matches but in the Danish round the audience decide the winners. So cheer your favourite team to a place in the Grand Final and let the games begin!
A celebration of pioneering Australian theatre-craft and performance will take centre stage in the heart of Sydney’s Hills district when the inaugural Pioneer Play Festival comes to Castle Hill's new Pioneer Theatre on 23rd and 24th November 2018. Included in the festival will be an exciting new national playwriting awards - the Pioneer Play Awards - alongside a festival program presenting new and pioneering Australian plays, workshops, discussions and activities celebrating the inaugural theme ‘Australian Voices’.
Opening Reception and Book Signing: Saturday, September 15, 2-5pm. Guided Tour of the Exhibition with Rosalind Fox Solomon: Saturday, September 15, 3pm Exhibition Dates: September 15 – October 13, 2018. Stephen Bulger Gallery is pleased to present “Liberty Theater”, our first solo exhibition of work by Rosalind Fox Solomon, presented in conjunction with the release of her most recent monograph Liberty Theater, published by MACK, United Kingdom.
In one of the most exciting collaborations of 2018, internationally-acclaimed Australian piano virtuoso Piers Lane, will partner with one of England’s greatest violinists, Tasmin Little for one very special recital at the Sydney Opera House.
The ‘Calligraphy series’ abstractive painting is used rich and profound Chinese characters to make the cultural clashes between pure western abstraction and diverse eastern culture, by means of full tension but exquisite brush strokes. #calligraphy #art #painting #artist #allanbanford
Originally from Sydney, Kate Douglas fell in love with Ipswich and now resides on the banks of the Bremer River. Her artworks capture the view at the river’s edge: ever changing networks of trees, roots, ragged grasses, leaves and other flora, ebbing and flowing with the tides and seasons leaving Kate with endless inspiration.
After twelve years at the artistic helm of the ‘choir that inspired the nation’ in the ground breaking, award winning ABC TV series ‘Choir of Hard Knocks’, Founding Artistic Director Dr Jonathon Welch AM announced his retirement last week from the choir at the end of December 2018. Dr Welch is also taking an exciting new direction moving away from the 'hard knocks' brand completely, announcing his resignation as a Director of the School of Hard Knocks last week, launching his new vision for inclusive arts programs for all Australians with 'Play It Forward' last Saturday September 8, 2018 at a spectacular free concert of 'Silver Screen Classics' at Cathedral Hall in Fitzroy.
Fish Out of Water is an exhibition of the textile object work of NSW artist Dorothy Filshie
Presenting outstanding work by contemporary NSW textile artists, this exhibition is produced by ADC in partnership with the Seed Stitch Collective (SSC).
Sturt Gallery and Ernabella Arts present In These HANDS: Mara nyangangka, an exhibition of new paintings, ceramics, tjanpi weavings and punu from the artists of Ernabella, celebrating 70 years of Ernabella Arts.
“Wonderfully satisfying… a terrific show – intelligent, emotional and witty… a performance that explores beautifully, the capacities of the body and the self” – Theatreview New Zealand, September 2015. “Amazing, moving and revealing …” – Express Magazine New Zealand November 2015. Sarah Houbolt celebrates the beauty of difference in her critically acclaimed one woman show, KooKoo the Bird Girl at Northcote Town Hall from 20 – 27 September, as part of the 2018 Melbourne Fringe Festival.
BOOMERS’ JUKEBOX presents: Asylum Seeker Resource Centre singing, dancing and fundraising combo. Let your hair down as a big year gets closer to the end. Why not have lunch at the RSL and stay on for an amazing afternoon of 50s, 60s, and 70s Rock ‘n’ Roll (we even sneak into the 80s!) and a bit of country. You’ll know all the songs and be singing along to Elvis, the Big “O”, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Creedence, The Eagles, Johnny Cash, The Shadows, The Animals, Chuck Berry and many more. Three hours of the best.
From the home of Confucius, Shandong Province, comes an exhibition steeped in 3,000 years of Chinese civilisation and history. This exhibition is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see treasures at the State Library of South Australia that are rarely on public display in China, and have never been shown outside of China. #OneMountainOneRiverOneSage #Adelaide #SouthAustralia #Shandong #China #exhibitions #statelibrarysa #SLSA @SLSA
Mel Brooks' side splitting musical comedy: THE PRODUCERS. Arrives at the Sutherland Entertainment Centre in 10 DAYS! For a strictly limited engagement of 6 hysterical performances from September 19-24. #sutherlandentertainmentcentre
The 2018 Tom Bass Sculpture Studio annual studio exhibition opens on Sunday 23 September. Everyone is welcome to the opening party. This exhibition is particularly special as we are celebrating our 20th year of calling the Erskineville studio space our home. We will be joined by Clover Moore, Lord Mayor of Sydney, for the opening! The exhibition is a showcase and celebration of the work created at TBSSS over the last 12 months. The event showcases work by students who attend our term and special workshops. Opening 23 September 3 – 6pm,. Exhibition runs from the 24 September – 28 September (open 10am-2pm daily)
Presented by Ausdance and Harlequin Floors, the 2018 Australian Dance Awards were held at Brisbane Powerhouse on Saturday 8th September alongside an exciting display of Australian dance. The annual Awards celebrate the talent, vibrancy and innovation of our dancers, choreographers and participants across the country. The awards specifically recognise the vast diversity of the dance profession, acknowledging and rewarding those whose achievements help to shape the future of dance in Australia.
SPIN, presented by Melbourne Fringe and Darebin Arts Speakeasy, is a participatory dance event with a DJ and Deaf Hosts. Created, directed and performed by Anna Seymour in collaboration with Bec Reid, dancers, Deaf Hosts and DJ Callum Padgham. SPIN A dance party like no other!
A portrait of Australian singer-songwriter and rapper Tkay Maidza has won the 2018 Kennedy Prize.