Following the global smash success of the multi award-winning Trash Test Dummies and critically acclaimed Splash Test Dummies, comes Dummies Corp’s all-female circus sensation Don’t Mess with the Dummies. Lions, tigers and Dummies, oh my! Set up camp and stampede into the jungle for an outlandish circus filled extravaganza that will leave you chuckling like a monkey and roaring for more. This brand-new ensemble takes centre stage at the famous Spielgeltent during Melbourne International Comedy Festival with an endearing blend of circus, comedy and character that will leave your heart on your sleeve and your jaw on the floor. Tickets are on sale now via the Comedy Festival website.
The draw of the ocean and the free-spirit of surfing, particularly in the 1960s and 70s, underlies the two exhibitions coming up at Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery: Gerry Wedd Kitschen Man and Ripped Off: Gerry’s been doing it for years … it’s about time someone else got in on the act. In these exhibitions, some of Australia’s leading artists – who also happen to surf – play with the imagery and folklore of surf culture, at the same time “taking the piss” and highlighting the humour, irreverence and anarchy that pervades the scene.
Award-winning artist Marco Luccio returns to fortyfivedownstairs from 5 - 30 March 2019 with his latest exhibition—NEW YORK POSTCARDS—featuring over 150 works in varying mediums including ink, acrylic, and drypoint, composed on original postcards collected in New York.
The 2019 Adelaide Fringe is inviting festival-goers to the city’s biggest party of the year lasting 31 days and nights – and it all starts with the spectacular Opening Night festivities from 6pm tomorrow.
Sydney cabaret performer, Jodie Stubbs, will make her Adelaide Fringe debut with her hilarious cabaret, WOMAN at Gluttony next month. Having received rave reviews in Sydney and Melbourne, WOMAN takes you on a humorous journey of what it is to be a mother, career woman, wife and cabaret chanteuse as Jodie attempts to get through a 60-minute show without having to check on the kids.
AlfanAnt have their Heads In the Clouds with the first single off forthcoming "Aurora Australis" album and an 'OFF THE ISLAND' 11-date tour.
Herbie Hancock is the master of modern jazz – he is innovative, influential, a living legend and will close the 2019 Melbourne International Jazz Festival at Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall.
The competition’s aim is to promote the enrolled artists, giving them chance to join the international market of contemporary art.
A series of unique dance workshops is taking place this March and April as part of the ButohOUT! Festival 2019, which will allow participants to discover the engaging and liberating performance art form known as Butoh.
A ‘how-to’ guide for engaging with the unimaginably big matter of future life on this planet.
Open Call DREAMTIME: Collective exhibition dedicated to the dreams, to the metaphysical vision of life.
Medea: Kaddish For the Children is a visual performance work that re-imagines the classic Medea story from the woman’s perspective. It draws from the classic Euripides’ Medea text, The Voyage of the Argo by Apollonius of Rhodes and the Kaddish (the Jewish Mourner’s Prayer).
This May, Big Deal Touring will present salsa-pop-flamenco superstars, THE GIPSY KINGS BY ANDRÉ REYES in an exclusive national tour that is sure to get audiences up and salsa dancing.
The Art Gallery of South Australia kicks off its national tour of Quilty from the beginning of March with an opening night featuring hip-hop group The Herd.
The Bogong Centre for Sound Culture offers its next instalment of their masterclass series The Art of Field Recording during the winter snow season in the Bogong High Plains. This five-day intensive masterclass is overseen by internationally acclaimed sound artists and recordists Douglas Quin [US] and Philip Samartzis [AU] The masterclass runs from July 1 to 5, 2019 at Howmans Gap, Victoria. #bogongsound @bogongsound #philipsamartzis #douglasquin #howmansgap
Nature and Form presents medium format and 35mm analogue photography by Greta Costello.
Residue pieces together the paintings and installations of Greek-born artist Georgia Simitzis and Chinese-born artist Chaohui Xie. The worlds created by both artists are inspired by fragments and residues of mundane matters: tree barks and coins.
The Music Of Movies Live In A Block-Buster Family Concert Experience
New South Wales-based artist Jo Dyer will be bringing her multi-layered and expressive practice to fortyfivedownstairs in February 2019. Her exhibition Shape of Thought will feature paintings and sculptures that are as much about media and process as they are about evoking an interconnectedness between her inner and outer worlds.
Evan Hancock’s exhibition Light. Ash. White marks the 10-year anniversary of Victoria’s Black Saturday bushfires that burned from 7 February to 14 March 2009.