How many paintings have you laying around? Maybe it's time to resurrect a few ? Resurrections are fun art projects .. see this one as an example.
100 performers – 80 performances – ten nights. The third annual Melbourne Cabaret Festival will burst out across Melbourne from Thursday 12 until Saturday 21 July. As one of Victoria’s fastest growing festivals it has now expanded to ten nights across nine venues throughout the city. The festival hub venues are Chapel Off Chapel and the Kew Court House.
Join ABC Radio National’s Amanda Smith at Great Escape Books in Aireys Inlet on Saturday 7 July as she chats with author Hilary McPhee about her newly-released book Memoirs of a astard: The Diaries of Tim Burstall. And hear these entertaining diaries brought to life by actors Peter Curtain and Ailsa Piper.
Celebrate the true meaning of Christmas without a Santa Claus or reindeer in sight. As a Christmas gift to you Zart is offering a bargain basement price for this year’s Christmas workshops.
The 2012 Book Week theme Champions Read invites schools to reflect upon the benefits of reading and to promote a reading-rich culture. This is particularly relevant in a world where reading is in fierce competition with so many other pastimes, especially those dependent on technology.
"Through the mediums of painting, ink on paper and photography. Exploration, going with the flow and the process of creative uncertainty, the allowing and surrendering to the moment to reveal what is within. As most of my work develops on the canvas working with intuition, the raw creative process and how this defines identity. Layering the paint, rubbing back to reveal what needs to be communicated in visual dialogue.
Australian country music star Troy Cassar-Daley will take to the stage at the National Indigenous Music Awards on August 11 spearheading a line up of emerging, established and legendary Indigenous Acts.
A call to Artists! Open Group Show/only $15/work to exhibit! Opens Wed 4th July 6-8pm
FREE ARTIST FLOOR TALK Saturday 21st, 3pm at [MARS] Gallery. The law says a weed is wrong and shall be killed . The weeds say life is a white and lovely thing. Extract from “Weeds” by Carl Sandburg. Nature Strip is a new body of painted works that looks at the contradictory behaviour of weeds and their paradoxical context within nature.
Murder Most Funny! by Tony Laumberg. Think the Wiggles have had troubles lately? Check out THIS story! It's really tough out there in the world of children's entertainment - even at the top! One only has to look at the recent ongoing ructions inside the Wiggles for proof of that.
Celebrity Theatresports Sat 21 July Enmore Theatre. See Aussie celebrities as you’ve never seen them before when Celebrity Theatresports raises laughs for a good cause on July 21 at the Enmore Theatre. The best comic improvisers in the country join your favourite celebrities from TV, film and sport creating live comedy scenes from your suggestions. And at the same time you’ll be helping raise money for CanTeen, the Australian organisation for young people living with cancer.
Brushstrokes reflecting many artists' interpretations of Australian and international sea, land and urbanscapes. A warm Opening Night on Friday 6 July will feature music, open fires and drinks.
Darwin Festival is thrilled to reveal a 2012 program brimming with highlights to ignite your Hot August Nights. From contemporary music to cabaret, theatre, dance, comedy to family and visual arts events, this year’s Festival is a veritable feast of national and international heroes and local stars.
Online entries are now open!
Only a matter of days until entries close...
Realist art, affordable. Landscapes, urban,portraits and floral. A wide variety of original art.NEW exhibition every fortnight! Associate membership available and access to quality demonstrations, classes, workshops and activities
The Metropolitan Orchestra (TMO) continues its sensational 2012 season July 21 and 22 with a programme of fantasy and whimsical desire in their latest MET Series orchestral concert.
Fresh from making two new works for the London Cultural Olympiad, Parker has just returned to Australia with a coveted Argus Angel Award given ‘in recognition of artistic excellence at Brighton Festival and Fringe.’ That, plus critical acclaim in the UK and France and a trio of new shows means the dance world is pretty much at his feet!
Chatswood Musical Society is very proud to present 'Kids on Broadway', featuring an all-child cast singing the hit songs from everyone’s favourite kids’ musicals!
Tales from Ovid are presented in all their glory - mischievous, beautiful, savage and timeless - in an Australian premiere of the Tony-award-winning adaptation that illuminates the power of storytelling. Actors transform into character after character. Stories flow from the divine to the horrific. All of our collective primal instincts are on display - and more truthfully than we may care to admit…