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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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Important and Genuine onsite home contents auction

BY Amanda Addams Auctions | 01-Apr-2018
Presenting the lifetime collection of well-known local retired antique dealer Enid Lawrence and other select private entries This is a most outstanding and genuine auction in Melbourne for years!! On site her residence, majority to be sold unreserved.

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GRACE - a remarkable, funny story about identity and love hits Melbourne International Comedy Festival this week

BY Katie Reddin-Clancy | 27-Mar-2018
A remarkable, charming, funny story about identity and love. A rollercoaster through show business, gender, spirituality and truly finding yourself. @KTReddinClancy https://www.facebook.com/KRCPlayGrace/

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More and more Universities realise the potential of YAJA (Young Art Journalism News Feed + Awards)

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 15-Mar-2018
At university, students are provided with the foundations for a successful career. But employers look for applied theory, which is why meaningful work experience is so important.

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2018 Morocco Jewellery Tour

BY AMAZIGH CULTURAL TOURS MOROCCO | 05-Mar-2018
Travel Morocco and cast silver in the Sahara! Join renowned gold & silversmiths Marcus Foley & Dore Stockhausen and enjoy the art, history and culture as we traverse the fantastic landscape of the Atlas Mountains and Sahara on this unique holiday. You will have an opportunity to draw inspiration from your experience, develop your own jewellery designs and create a unique piece of your own made en route. Or you can just relax and enjoy with a group of like-minded people!

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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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Chris Chun 'The Artist's Table' at The Happenstore, Sydney 16th April - 2nd May

BY Chris Chun | 12-Apr-2018
An exhibition of original paintings, etchings and fine art prints by Chris Chun. @chrischunstudio @thehappenstore #sydneyartexhibition #chrischunart #chinoiserie #printmakingshow #fineartprints #zodiacdogs #orchids #annandale #sydneyartist #etchings

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Australian Chamber Choir presents Mozart Requiem

BY PBP | 12-Apr-2018
Mozart Requiem. Under the direction of Douglas Lawrence, the Australian Chamber Choir (ACC) opens its 2018 season with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s choral masterpiece, The Requiem, accompanied by member's of the Melbourne Baroque Orchestra.

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UBUNTU Africa & THECHO!R at Deakin Edge on Saturday April 21 - Limited Tickets remaining

BY CarolineK | 12-Apr-2018
Don't miss out!!! Book your tickets NOW. UBUNTU Africa are only touring in Australia for a short time. This will be a spectacular show which reveals an extraordinary vibrant culture that is Africa. UBUNTU are graduates of The African Children’s Choir, who will share their poignant stories through song, masterful drumming and mind-blowing dance moves. They are joined at Deakin Edge, by Dr Jonathon Welch AM and THECHO!R, who are thrilled to present this concert. THECHO!R is well known and loved by audiences as one of Melbourne’s most exciting, dynamic and largest non-auditioned community adult choirs, now in its 10th year of wonderful concerts and collaborations! Please go to https://www.trybooking.com/UQXJ to get your tickets. Children under 16 and concessions are $12.50, adults are $25.

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Dramatic & engaging design sought for 2019 Adelaide Fringe Poster

BY Adelaide Fringe | 12-Apr-2018
The Adelaide Fringe Poster competition is as iconic as the festival itself and once again the hunt is on to find a design to represent Australia’s biggest arts festival. @ADLFringe #ADLFringe

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A Night With Negrin

BY metorchestra.com.au | 12-Apr-2018
Internationally Successful European Conductor To Perform With The Metropolitan Orchestra

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Autumn arrives at AC: New shows by Samantha Semmens, Wendy Busch, Mat Vaughan, and Jenny Huang

BY Kate Wallace | 12-Apr-2018
Opening Friday 13 April at 6pm, Alternating Current Art Space is proud to present four new exhibitions by Samantha Semmens, Wendy Busch, Mat Vaughan, and Jenny Huang. @alternatingcurrentartspace

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KXT Presents World Premiere of Manifesto's Youth and Destination

BY Kabuku | 11-Apr-2018
From 27th April to 12th May, Kings Cross Theatre (KXT) will host the world premiere of Manifesto Theatre Company's ambitious exploration of life in the 21st century, Youth and Destination.

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Tuxedo Cat - Comedy Showcase

BY Tuxedo Cat | 10-Apr-2018
Tuxedo Cat brings you the best of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with its Special Event variety Show. This weeks headline act is International Comedian DeAnne Smith. Our Variety show is the perfect place to catch the big name acts in a smaller more intimate setting. get to now the artists and have a cracking good time. Last week we had Rich Hall and Shirly Gnome perform. Acts booked so far include Stephen K amos, Fiona O'Loughlin. The beauty of the show is you just never know who might pop in.#MICF #COMEDY @Squirrel_comedy @chortle

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Award-winning magician Matt Tarrant to mentor Adelaide Fringe artist

BY Adelaide Fringe | 10-Apr-2018
One lucky South Australian artist will have the opportunity to be funded and mentored by an award-winning Adelaide Fringe artist as they prepare to put on a show in the 2019 Adelaide Fringe.

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Ignite SA Gigabit Challenge: Preserve briefing

BY South Australian Museum | 06-Apr-2018
Ignite SA has partnered with the SA Museum and the GigCity initiative to bring you the Ignite SA Gigabit Challenge: Preserve. If you are a developer, entrepreneur, student, hacker, maker or creative mind in South Australia, we want you to join us at the Ignite SA Gigabit Challenge: Preserve briefing on Wednesday 2 May 2018.

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Hannah Cameron unveils evocative new single ‘What’s It For’ and reveals album release details

BY Sarah Guppy | 06-Apr-2018
Disarming songstress Hannah Cameron has been writing songs that softly creep under your skin and tickle your mind since first breaking onto the scene in 2015. With a debut album and an EP now under her belt, the assured and insightful young alt-folk artist is going full goosebumps on us with her latest single ‘What’s It For’ out Friday 6 April.

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MEN ALOUD! Melbourne’s most exciting men’s choir program is starting Sunday April 15th

BY CarolineK | 05-Apr-2018
Dr Jonathon Welch AM and the School of Hard Knocks invite all male singers to join Melbourne’s most exciting men’s choir program, building positive physical and mental wellbeing for men of all ages through singing and friendship. We are starting our next MEN ALOUD! project on with an exciting opportunity for you to work with the dynamic Olivier nominated composer and performer, Warren Wills - to create a new musical that will be premiered at the Melbourne International Singers Festival over the June long weekend! REGISTER NOW to be part of this unique opportunity to help create an innovative new work with other like minded men. @SOHKnocks #MISF18

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Expresions of Interest Gallery Hire 2019 Box Hill Community Arts Centre

BY Kathy Fahey | 04-Apr-2018
Expressions of Interest are now open for 2019 gallery hire Box Hill Community Arts Centre.

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VISIONS

BY Redcliffe Art Society | 04-Apr-2018
Visions: An exhibition to excite and challenge, Visions explores how Redcliffe artists Gabi MikaMcNaughton and John A Robinson with Sunshine Coast artists Veronica Cay, Debra Ducrou, David Green respond visually to their world.

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David Williams' Quiet Faith comes to Riverside

BY Kabuku | 03-Apr-2018
Award-winning documentary theatre maker, David Williams, will present his critically-acclaimed production, Quiet Faith, at Riverside Theatres Parramatta from 26th to 28th April. A surprising and deeply personal journey into the world of the quietly, progressively faithful, Quiet Faith invites audiences to experience the perspectives of everyday Christian Australians on religion, belonging, loyalties and community.
#QuietFaith @riversideparra

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Karrang Kunred / Mother Land

BY The Cross Art Projects | 03-Apr-2018
Karrang Kunred/Mother Land unites three senior Kuninjku women of the Kurulk clan who are closely related: sisters Jennifer Wurrkidj and Deborah Wurrkidj and aunt Susan Marawarr. Artistic boundaries are pushed for the first time in this exhibition by connecting traditional bark paintings and lorrkon alongside experimental textile prints.

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Brisbane Festival Announce First Music Act: Unknown Mortal Orchestra!

BY Heapsaflash | 03-Apr-2018
Brisbane Festival has revealed its first music act for 2018: hailing from Portland, USA, psych R&B outfit Unknown Mortal Orchestra will return to Australia this September for a run of national dates including Brisbane Festival, Saturday September 15th @ The Tivoli!

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Mini Rev - Kids Free Cartoon Screenings

BY Revelation Film Festival | 02-Apr-2018
Delight your children’s imaginations in the school holidays with Mini Rev - free short films for kids and their families. Two sessions daily present different collections of the best children's short film animation from around the world.

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Photographer Tony Edwards hosts solo show in conjunction with Head On Festival

BY Catherine Burns | 02-Apr-2018
SYDNEY photographer Tony Edwards will be hosting a solo show of Fine Arts images as part of prestigious Head On Photography Festival in Sydney next month. The 9th annual Head On Festival, which begins May 5, is a packed programme of exciting exhibitions, workshops and talks presented by a mix of Australian and international talent.

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ArtSHINE's Group Exhibtion - Licensing Artists Opening Celebration Thursday 5th April at 6pm

BY Catherine Burns | 02-Apr-2018
Please join Vinh Van Lam and Stuart Horrex together with the ArtSHINE community as we celebrate the launch of our latest group exhibition showcasing 27 amazing licensing artists who'll be representing Australia at the Surtex Art Licensing Show in New York, May 2018.

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Important and Genuine onsite home contents auction

BY Amanda Addams Auctions | 01-Apr-2018
Presenting the lifetime collection of well-known local retired antique dealer Enid Lawrence and other select private entries This is a most outstanding and genuine auction in Melbourne for years!! On site her residence, majority to be sold unreserved.

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King Tide by Kasper Raglus

BY Modern Times | 29-Mar-2018
Modern Times is thrilled to present the highly anticipated solo exhibition by Kasper Raglus, King Tide. Opening on Thursday 12 April, Raglus a talented young artist from Victoria’s southwest coast presents a collection of striking paintings, working within the constraints of minimalism.

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New True Crime Immersive Theatre Production, DEADHOUSE: Tales of Sydney Morgue, Explores Sydney's Dark Past

BY Kabuku PR | 28-Mar-2018
The world-premiere season of the true-crime immersive theatre production, DEADHOUSE: Tales of Sydney Morgue, will take place at the Rocks Discovery Museum from 24th April to 19th May.

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Antipodean emanations: cameraless photographs from Australia and New Zealand

BY Monash Gallery of Art | 28-Mar-2018
MGA’s landmark exhibition Antipodean emanations: cameraless photographs from Australia and New Zealand showcases over 80 cameraless photographs, bringing together Australian and New Zealand artists who push boundaries through experimentation, unearthing the elemental properties of photographic practice. With many of these works never been shown in Australia previously, this exhibition is an unprecedented opportunity to explore the art of cameraless photography from a new perspective. #antipodeanemanations #cameralessphotographs #australianphotography #newzealandphotography

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Legends of the Dinosaurs: Theatre shows with Professor Flint

BY South Australian Museum | 28-Mar-2018
Prepare to challenge everything you thought you knew about dinosaurs in an interactive, musical and scientific adventure. Everyone’s favourite singing palaeontologist takes you on a journey of discovery through The Age of Dinosaurs to today, and explores and challenges all that we thought we knew about these extraordinary creatures.

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Dawn of the dinosaurs: Morning tours with Professor Flint

BY South Australian Museum | 28-Mar-2018
As you travel through the extraordinary Dinosaur rEvolution exhibition, see things in a way you might otherwise not see, guided by the one and only Professor Flint.

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AfterDark Theatre Brings Melbourne Audiences a Sumptuous Adults Only Premiere Season

BY Sassy Red PR | 28-Mar-2018
An opulent Adults Only evening direct from the French Quarter of New Orleans, the ever elusive Circus Society now invite Melbourne audiences to their electric and flamboyant parade. #AfterDarkTheatre #SocietyTheShow

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Ben Volchok Presents… Comedy radio plays LIVE on STAGE at MICF!

BY Ben Volchok | 27-Mar-2018
It's back! After delighting Melbourne Fringe Festival crowds with his silly words and voices, Ben Volchok takes his talents to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. BEN VOLCHOK PRESENTS… radio comedy, live on stage! Watch (and listen) as Ben embodies a whole range of characters in a fast-paced, hilarious extravaganza. Inspired by such classic radio comedies as The Goons, this is a new, exciting show devised, written and performed entirely by Ben Volchok. '★★★★' Funny Tonne "a brilliant comedy writer and a truly unique comedy voice who is always entertaining" - Squirrel Comedy

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The award-winning Trash Test Dummies bring their electrifying new show to Melbourne: SPLASH TEST DUMMIES!

BY Fuller PR | 27-Mar-2018
The award-winning circus troupe behind the internationally acclaimed Trash Test Dummies have created an electrifying new production that will bring circus-filled hilarity to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival this March: Splash Test Dummies. 31 March – 15 April. Melbourne Town Hall - Lower. Swanston Street, Melbourne.

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ANNOUNCING Thornbury Picture House: a stunning art-nouveau garage is being transformed into an independent cinema and bar, right in the heart of Melbourne's Northern suburbs.

BY Fuller PR | 27-Mar-2018
A stunning art-nouveau garage is being transformed into an independent cinema and bar, right in the heart of the Northern suburbs. A homage to the golden age of Cinema, Thornbury Picture House is tipped to be a new hive of North-side get-togethers when it opens its doors in March. The glorious new picture house and bar is the latest project from one of Melbourne’s most passionate independent cinema curators, Gus Berger. Among many other things, he was responsible for the 2013-2014 George Revival Cinema in St Kilda. The stunning transformation of the 1919 motor garage into a new 57-seat cinema and accompanying bar has seen Gus and his team working tirelessly for many months, following a long vision to acquire the building.

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Alexis Dubus Versus The World

BY Encore PR | 27-Mar-2018
UK comedian Alexis Dubus follows up his critically-acclaimed MICF shows Cars And Girls and A Bl**dy Brief History Of Swearing with this, the Victorian premiere of his collection of comic verse, songs and stand-up. Lyrical tales from the road mixed with iffy wordplay and first-rate bullshit.

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Marcel Lucont's Whine List - An Intimate Evening with France's Premiere Misanthrope & Lover

BY Encore PR | 27-Mar-2018
Flâneur, raconteur, bon-viveur, and easily the greatest French comedian at the Festival, Marcel Lucont (as seen on ABC1’s Set List and Comedy Central at The Comedy Store) returns to the Melbourne Comedy Festival for a limited run with his acclaimed improvised show Whine List. Deigning to entertain the delusional with disdainful observations about the hopelessness of their own lives, Marcel creates a unique Whine List every night for the baying masses.

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GRACE - a remarkable, funny story about identity and love hits Melbourne International Comedy Festival this week

BY Katie Reddin-Clancy | 27-Mar-2018
A remarkable, charming, funny story about identity and love. A rollercoaster through show business, gender, spirituality and truly finding yourself. @KTReddinClancy https://www.facebook.com/KRCPlayGrace/

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2018 Easter Holidays at Ipswich Art Gallery

BY Ipswich Art Gallery | 26-Mar-2018
Weave a world of wonder this Easter at the Ipswich Art Gallery with a range of events on daily for kids of all ages!

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Mount Hawthorn Streets and Lanes Festival presented by Kleenheat

BY Upbeat Events | 24-Mar-2018
Mount Hawthorn’s streets and lanes will be transformed into a vibrant festival zone on Sunday 6 May for this year’s Mount Hawthorn Streets and Lanes Festival presented by Kleenheat.

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Australia's artistic talents set for world stage at New York's Surtex Show

BY Catherine Burns | 23-Mar-2018
A crop of the brightest art and design talent from across Australia will be showcasing their fantastic talents to a global stage at a leading exhibition in May. More than 20 artists from the Sydney-based art hub - ArtSHINE - will be heading to New York City to boost awareness and network with clients and other exhibitors at Surtex, the global B2B marketplace for sourcing original art & design. ArtSHINE, headed by Cofounders Vinh Van Lam & Stuart Horrex, have over the past five years, searching and developing a portfolio of artists, and representing them to find suitable manufacturers, companies, art directors who want to license their art and design. ArtSHINE will be participating for the time and representing Australia at Surtex which runs from May 20-22. Booth number 2522.

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EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL REVEALS 2018 RETROSPECTIVE PROGRAMME

BY Carly Cadogan | 23-Mar-2018
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has today announced its 2018 Retrospective programme, Time of the Signs: Chasing the American Zeitgeist. Inspired by current affairs in Trump-era America, this year’s line-up will focus primarily on U.S. cinema from the 1980s through three strands which explore the evolution of American culture today: American Woman: Female Directors in American Cinema; American Exposé: The Media in Mainstream American Cinema; and The American Nightmare: Horror in Mainstream American Cinema. A special Retrospective LIVE! screening of the rarely-seen concert film, Monterey Pop, will also feature as part of Summerhall’s Southern Exposure Festival.

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Interruptible States - Judith Torzillo

BY Bridget Kennedy | 22-Mar-2018
In this show Judith Torzillo will be exploring new forms with art pieces and vase objects that disrupt aesthetic values.

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Dead Letter Club & Wine April editiion

BY Dead Letter CLub | 21-Mar-2018
THE SLOW COMMUNICATION REVOLUTION - Tired of Twitter, txtspeak and emojis? A mash-up of creative writing, mystery parlour games and low commitment pen-pals. Creative Writing via the lost art of letter writing. Pick up a pen and let the ink flow.

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