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2018 Sydney Eisteddfod: Call for entries

BY Sydney Eisteddfod | 23-Feb-2018
Sydney Eisteddfod is now accepting entries for its 2018 Festival held May through to September at various venues. A full list of events and conditions are available at https://sydneyeisteddfod.com.au #sydneyeisteddfod @sydeisteddfod

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YAJA is getting better with age! Big news for 2018

BY YAJA (Young Art Journalism News Feed + Awards) | 19-Feb-2018
YAJA 2018 open for submissions - Awards night with MINA & YAJA @ Swinburne University - YAJA partnering with School of Film & TV at Swinburne University - Calling Universities to incorporate YAJA into the curriculum - Join our YAJA LinkedIn Group - and more ...

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8th edition of the MINA's International Mobile Innovation Screening

BY MINA | 14-Feb-2018
In its 8th edition MINA, the Mobile Innovation Network and Association, will present a public screening of smartphone, mobile and pocket films in Melbourne, Australia and at Ngā Tonga Sound and Vision (New Zealand Archive of Film, Television and Sound) in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Judges announced for the John Fries Award 2018

BY morey media | 06-Feb-2018
The Copyright Agency today announces its esteemed judging panel for the 9th Annual John Fries Award 2018, for which the call for entries is now open.

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Fantastic Fine Findings For Fossicking Collectors on February 5th

BY Amanda Addams Auctions | 30-Jan-2018
What can we say but have worked extremely well throughout January to find you stunning and rare offerings in next weeks auction

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KIDS Drama Classes in CLIFTON HILL. Run by highly established drama school.

BY Drama With A Difference | 22-Jan-2018
Clifton Hill- Saturday morning drama classes for kids aged between 7 and 12. Run by Drama With A Difference- one of Australia's leading, independent drama schools and the launching pad of many successful actors, most of whom began with us when they were young. Ideal for the budding young actor, but we are equally committed to providing classes for children for recreational purposes- Drama is a wonderful self-esteem tool for all kids, regardless of what they think they want to become in their futures! We provide a safe environment for all children to access their innate creativity and no experience is required.

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QV Outdoor Cinema extends summer with a new Feb-March program 

BY Fuller PR | 25-Jan-2018
Have you ever noticed that summer gets better towards the end? QV Melbourne is extending the warmth with a new season of their outdoor deckchair cinema from 1 February- 31 March.

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Emily Wurramara - New Single 'Ngarrukwujenama' + New Shows Announced

BY Heapsaflash | 24-Jan-2018
Emily Wurramara Releases New Single ‘Ngarrukwujenama’ ahead of forthcoming album. (Phonetic Spelling ‘Ngarrukwujenama’: nar-deh-goo-jay-na-ma)

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Dr Carnesky's Incredible Bleeding Woman

BY RR | 24-Jan-2018
Putting the magic back into menstruation, Dr Carnesky takes you on a rigorously researched romp into the importance of celebrating the symbolic and cultural power of the bodily cycle.

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Siblings - A new show by Mikelangelo and Anushka

BY RR | 24-Jan-2018
Mikelangelo & Anushka: SIBLINGS - International Premiere season. The Butterfly Club, Melbourne, Tuesday 13th - Sun 18 Feb 2018

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Strolling in the Midst of Joyful Blossoms: An Exhibition of Oil Painting by Alice Shen

BY Yi Pei Loh | 24-Jan-2018
This solo exhibition by Alice Shen presents her oil paintings of colourful flowers and gorgeous people at the Melbourne Cup. Inspired by the beauty of sunny Australia and the beautiful scenery of rare flowers, Shen expresses nature with brilliant and vibrant colours. She also depicts the colourful and glamorous costumes of those attending the Melbourne Cup held in spring every year. She thus celebrates the good life, the enjoyment of festivities and relaxation.

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Fahrelnissa Zeid

BY Neslihan Aslan | 24-Jan-2018
Fahrelnissa Zeid (October 20th, 2017 – April 9th, 2018) at Deutsche Bank KunstHalle

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Loyalty Does Not End With Death

BY PBP | 23-Jan-2018
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge Exhibition Loyalty Does Not End With Death @Thesubstation Curated by Lawrence English.

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“Poems to Paintings” and Contemporary Group Exhibition

BY Colour City Creatives Art Gallery and Studios | 23-Jan-2018
Enjoy poetry as art. Banjo Paterson poems interpreted by some of the best local artists.

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The Ballad Of Frank Allen returns to The Adelaide Fringe

BY Shane Adamczak | 23-Jan-2018
@WeepingSpoon Productions bring their award-winning comedy back to the Adelaide Fringe!

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IRON CHIC ANNOUNCE SUPPORTS FOR AUSTRALIAN TOUR

BY Danae Effern | 23-Jan-2018
Iron Chic head to the country from Long Island New York in less than two weeks time for a run of 11 shows in 11 days and today announce the list of support bands, some of Australia’s newest and finest, that will join them in visiting the East Coast, Adelaide and Hobart.

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KIDS Drama Classes in CLIFTON HILL. Run by highly established drama school.

BY Drama With A Difference | 22-Jan-2018
Clifton Hill- Saturday morning drama classes for kids aged between 7 and 12. Run by Drama With A Difference- one of Australia's leading, independent drama schools and the launching pad of many successful actors, most of whom began with us when they were young. Ideal for the budding young actor, but we are equally committed to providing classes for children for recreational purposes- Drama is a wonderful self-esteem tool for all kids, regardless of what they think they want to become in their futures! We provide a safe environment for all children to access their innate creativity and no experience is required.

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Prehistoric life drawing with Tease-Rex at Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

BY Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School Melbourne | 22-Jan-2018
"a room full of friendly people, an appreciation for art, beautiful models, unreal costumes and a truck load of fun times." Harxest Mag. The world's original alternative drawing movement. Whether you're an artstar or a scribbling newbie, Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School is the perfect place to get your fill of drawing fun. Art brings people together, regardless of age, colour, gender or sexual orientation.

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KIDS' DRAMA CLASSES - KEW - Run by highly established drama school.

BY Drama With A Difference | 22-Jan-2018
KEW- After school drama classes for kids aged between 7 and 12. Taught by one of Australia's leading, independent drama schools. We have successfully operated for over twenty years, and are the launching pad of many successful actors- most of whom began with us as youngsters. We are also committed to offering classes to children who want to join for recreational reasons- Drama is great for overcoming shyness, increasing self-esteem, learning to speak in front of a group, making new friends, or just having fun!

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Dead Letter Club & Wine

BY Dead Letter Club | 22-Jan-2018
THE SLOW COMMUNICATION REVOLUTION. Tired of Twitter, txtspeak and emojis? A mashup 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. "In an age like ours, which is not given to letter-writing, we forget what an important part it used to play in people's lives" - Anatole Broyard

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CLIFTON HILL- Acting classes for secondary school aged students (12-17) by established schoool

BY Drama With A Difference | 22-Jan-2018
CLIFTON HILL drama classes for young people aged between 12 and 17. Run by one of Australia's most established drama schools, which has successfully operated for over twenty years. We are also the launching pad of many successful actors, who began with us as teenagers. Ideal for aspiring actors, as well as those looking for recreational drama classes.

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NEW MUSIC: ‘60s garage outfit Baby Blue reveal catchy new single ‘Fire And Ice’ with launch shows on the horizon

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 22-Jan-2018
Catapulting to the forefront of Melbourne’s indie-garage scene with an impressive catalog of standout singles, fledging Melbourne four-piece Baby Blue are excited to reveal their latest addition ‘Fire And Ice’. An instant classic, the new single is the first taste of Baby Blue’s forthcoming EP Do What You Like set to be released later in the year by Melbourne based label Neat Lawn, following their independently released 2017 debut In My Mind. The joyous live act will be showcasing their new single at launch shows along the east coast this February.

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Teenage Drama Classes (secondary school ages) by Highly Established Drama School

BY Drama With A Difference | 22-Jan-2018
KEW, MELBOURNE - After school drama classes for teenagers (secondary school students between the ages of 12 - 17. Held every Thursday. We are one of Australia's most established, independent drama schools, and the launching pad of may successful Australian actors, who began with us as teenagers. Ideal for aspiring young actors, and for recreational confidence- building purposes.

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EP Service: SO.Crates 'Static Methods Replay' out 27 January + Northside Records Instore

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 22-Jan-2018
Underground hip hop and soul duo SO.Crates are quickly becoming one of Melbourne’s most revered live outfits with many guest collaborations both on record and stage, a testament to their rising recognition within Melbourne’s music scene. With the re-issue of their 2016 EP Static Methods comes a whole new level of collaborations on the additional Replay disc which will feature team-ups with an eclectic mix of fellow luminaries including Billy Davis, 30/70, ESESE, Laneous, Chicken Wishbone, and Amadou Suso of the Senegambian Jazz Band.

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Stunt Magician - Danger Dave Reubens

BY Danger Dave Reubens | 22-Jan-2018
Daredevil stunts, jaw-dropping magic and bizarre comedy! This is one for the thrill seekers and magic lovers.

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Adult Recreational Drama Classes run by highly established drama school.

BY Drama With A Difference | 21-Jan-2018
Do you want to enhance your creativity, build confidence,, meet like minded people, and engage in a truly enjoyable form of stress release? Join this recreational drama class that meets once a week in Kew.

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Lost Vegas by Tim Levy

BY Black Eye Gallery | 21-Jan-2018
A photographic exhibition held at Black Eye Gallery.

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Adoptive: A Group Exhibition

BY Stephen Bulger Gallery | 21-Jan-2018
Stephen Bulger Gallery is pleased to present “Adoptive”, a group exhibition of work by artists Katrien De Blauwer, Janet Dey, Gilbert Garcin, Peter Horvath, Sanaz Mazinani, and Alison Rossiter.

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Performance Acting Course, culminating in a series of shows in The Melbourne Comedy Festival

BY Drama With A Difference (Drama School) | 20-Jan-2018
Perform in The Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Would you like to learn a set of powerful acting techniques over several weeks and then apply them to a season of public performances in a major Melbourne Festival? This drama school has successfully produced this course and its show seasons over a period of nine years.

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Solo exhibition Los bocetos del carmen by Michale Schmeja

BY BlackCat Gallery | 20-Jan-2018
Will be held between Jan 31- Feb 11 ,2018
Opening on Fri 2 Feb 2018 at 6-8 pm.

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My First Time

BY Theatric Tactics | 20-Jan-2018
An acclaimed Off-Broadway play about losing that very special "it".

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Screen Space - Kimsooja

BY Art Gallery of WA | 19-Jan-2018
This major piece in the Gallery’s collection by the Korean artist twins with her solo presentation at the Perth Institute for Contemporary Arts for the Perth International Arts Festival.

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Every "Body" has a story

BY The Glitta Supernova Experience | 18-Jan-2018
Every "body" has untold stories and BodyMap plays host to a couple of curated navigations across a body. Sharp cuts, suspenseful truths & satirical tales that explore the corporatisation of our bodies, including the rules, roles and techno collective unease some of us have about the new world order. Bodymap is ultimately about evolution and the capacity to change, move forward, survive despite the odds. 

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Wild Card at Comedy Festival

BY Impro Melbourne | 18-Jan-2018
Brilliant high-rolling improvisors go all or nothing in this hilarious ‘game of chance' show.

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How I Met My Dead Husband

BY Lansy Feng | 18-Jan-2018
Do you believe in fate? Do you believe that things are written in the stars from the day you were born? What happened to the husband? How did he die? (No, I did not kill him. Stop suspecting me!)

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Wildebeest and Valley

BY Kabuku PR | 18-Jan-2018
From 15th to 17th February, FORM Dance Projects and Riverside Theatres will present two exciting works, Wildebeest and Valley, by Israeli choreographer Omer Backley-Astrachan.

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BESSER SPACE PRESENTS: ‘SNUG SUCCOUR’, THE LATEST BODY OF WORK BY VISUAL ARTIST, KATIE ERASER

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 18-Jan-2018
Besser Space is pleased to present - Snug Succour-, the latest body of work by the visual artist, Katie Eraser. Opening reception will commence on the evening of Friday February 2nd, 2018 at 6pm.

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Group Exhibition: Red – it’s more than just a colour!

BY Bridget Kennedy | 17-Jan-2018
A group exhibition of female contemporary jewellery artists. As part of The Red Project, a North Sydney Council Arts & Cultural event exhibiting artworks by 74 women at 6 venues throughout the month of March, in celebration of creative women in North Sydney.

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Group Exhibition: Sanguine - Anita Larkin, Jenny Pollak & Margarita Sampson

BY Bridget Kennedy | 17-Jan-2018
This exhibition is part of The Red Project, a North Sydney Council Arts & Cultural event exhibiting artworks by 74 women at 6 venues throughout the month of March, in celebration of creative women in North Sydney.

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Would free studio space boost your career in the arts?

BY Mark Potter | 17-Jan-2018
Apply now to be a part of of Bayside’s 2018 Artists Studio Program. This program will offer seven, free studio spaces on the grounds of the historic Billilla Mansion in Brighton for 12 months from July 2018 to June 2019. Aimed at supporting emerging and established artists, the program invites artists including those in visual artists, sculptors, writers, composers, film makers and other multimedia artists to apply on line. Applications close on Monday 26 February 2018. All enquiries regarding your application, support material and general program information should be directed to the Cultural Development Officer by calling (03) 9599 4444 during business hours or emailing artevents@bayside.vic.gov.au

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Visiting Hours - A thrillingly dark immersive theatre experience by bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company

BY Kabuku | 15-Jan-2018
bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company and the Kings Cross Hotel will present the exciting immersive theatre production, Visiting Hours, updated and extended for 2018 following a sold-out season at Vivid Sydney in 2016. Visiting Hours is a mind-bending experience that sees the five-story Kings Cross Hotel reimagined as an off-the-grid medical facility run by a mysterious figure known only as The Doctor. Audience members are plunged into The Doctor’s bizarre and disturbing medical world, while participating in his unconventional therapies and experiments. Visiting Hours features a team of over 20 actors, singers and musicians in a work that blends music, performance, lighting and sound with a design that exploits the unique architecture of the Kings Cross Hotel.

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CIRCUS FREAKS RETURN TO 2018 ADELAIDE FRINGE

BY Bebe Tricx | 15-Jan-2018
Join Australia's greatest purveyors of strange for a night of tomfoolery as they perform fire spinning, fire eating, sideshow, drag and magic - an unforgettable experience of the unusual.

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OPUS: A painting exhibition by Mark Chu at Marfa Gallery - 1 February 2018 - 4 February 2018

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 15-Jan-2018
New York-based, Australian painter Mark Chu is preparing to showcase his latest vast body of new work, OPUS, marking his fourth solo exhibition. Produced by Melbourne based multimedia company Exile Entertainment, OPUS opens Thursday 1 February until Sunday 4 February at Abbotsford’s Marfa Gallery.

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Murphy McLachlan - McLachlan O'Clocklan

BY Murphy McLachlan | 14-Jan-2018
Murphy is a dingus, dummy, dunce, dickhead, dork, duffer and dimwit all rolled into one. When he's not drinking beers, laughing at dogs, or being inconsistent with talking in the third person, I'm hosting the much loved but poorly named podcast Beer Eye with your Mates Guys; writing and performing stand up comedy across Melbourne; and jumping up and tapping signs for no reason. Murphy has selected his best gags, anecdotes and observations for your guffawing pleasure this Comedy Fest, so get ready for a show that's as great as he is at completing show descriptions- come up with this punchline later. "This is goof-ball comedy at its best and guaranteed to put a smile on your dial."- Herald Sun

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Saturday 17 February Venetian Themed Afternoon Tea Cicchetti Style with , ArtSHINE galleries

BY Mickie | 13-Jan-2018
ArtSHINE industries works with artists, designers, and all Creative Industries Professionals to showcase their creative practices and their work. Founded by Vinh Van Lam and Stuart Horrex and originally located in the Chippendale Creative Precinct of the City of Sydney, ArtSHINE galleries are now popping up across a number of venues and spaces.

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Call for artists "The Kingdom Of The Rose"

BY Lys d'Or | 13-Jan-2018
Collective exhibition homage to the female figure: woman in the arts, myth, history, society etc…

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