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Art Workshops for Adults January

BY Art Est. Art School and Gallery | 14-Nov-2012

We have a mixed palette of great workshops to kick start your creative new year in our Summer Art Series of daytime and twilight workshops for adults. All Summer Art Series workshops are suitable for HSC and senior school art students too.

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Australian Print Workshop Summer School

BY Printmaking Classes | 14-Nov-2012

Hot on the Press! Cool down this summer in APW's air-conditioned spacious and world class printmakig studio and gallery. Indulge yourself in the fine art of printmaking with APW's highly skilled printers Martin King and Simon White. Extend your vocabulary with our guest tutors George Matoulas and Roslyn Kean.

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Toy to the World - CALL FOR ARTISTS!!

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 14-Nov-2012

PencilNeck Productions is proud to introduce you to the TOY TO THE WORLD PROJECT, a biennial custom DIY toy competition that brings together up to 200 artists to unleash their creativity on 200 blank vinyl bears in order to create an exhibition and auction event that raises a couple of thousand of dollars to combat HIV through research and development!

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BY Show off Services | 14-Nov-2012

Texture Like Sun just released their self-titled EP which was recorded across Darwin and Melbourne’s Bounce County Studios, produced by award winning Pip Norman (Countbounce - TZU, Sparkadia, Ash Grunwald) and mixed by Dan Rejmer - a man who counts Bjork, Foals and Paul Kelly among his working credits. While the six piece’s sound couldn’t be further away from anything they’ve done before, their cohesive approach remains apparent; evident through the effortless guild that bridges each of the songs on the EP.

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BY Show off Services | 14-Nov-2012

Compiled by Chris Gill (Northside Records) and Lance Ferguson (The Bamboos) & featuring 18 tracks (including 4 never-released exclusives!) from the cream of the local scene including The Bamboos, Chet Faker, Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes, Saskwatch, Kylie Auldist, Electric Empire and much more.

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TANTRUMS release their debut EP

BY Show off Services | 14-Nov-2012

After years of sharing the stage with renowned local and international acts (UNKLE, Caribou, Four Tet, Mount Kimbie, Seekae, PVT) and playing a host of major venues around the country, Melbourne live electronics outfit TANTRUMS launched their acclaimed self-titled EP live at The Toff in Town on Saturday November 10.

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Christmas with the Australian Boys Choir

BY The Australian Boys Choir | 13-Nov-2012

Celebrated back in 1939, the first Australian Boys Choir Christmas Concert boasted the very literal name of ‘Christmas Carols and Choral Items’. Some 73 years on, the Choir’s tradition of celebrating Christmas with the Melbourne community still stands.

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Rapid Prototype #2 at 107 Projects, Redfern

BY Lucy Parakhina | 13-Nov-2012

Rapid Prototype is an open and informal gathering for members of the public to share in the creation of art and give feedback while artists work. Each session is an opportunity to meet different makers and playtest their rough drafts across multiple forms, including live performance, sound, image, and human-technology interfaces. Come along and engage as much or as little as you want, simply watch the performance, or chat to the makers.

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Judy Drew: Creating an Impression

BY Melbourne Fine Art | 13-Nov-2012

Melbourne Fine Art is proud to present the works of one of Australia's finest women pastel artists, Judy Drew from the 22 November - 14 December 2012.

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Gasworks Spring Music Festival

BY Gasworks Arts Park | 12-Nov-2012

Gasworks Arts Park brings the splendid sounds of spring to your ears as we present the Gasworks Spring Music Festival; a sublime selection of free springtime concerts during November.

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Blow Your Own Trumpet - A Musician’s Guide to Publicity & Airplay

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 12-Nov-2012

Available November 12th from Blow Your Own Trumpet – A Musician’s Guide to Publicity & Airplay is a book for self-managed artists, budding music managers and music industry students. It was written to dispel a few myths and provide a collection of tools to help the reader promote their own music or that of the bands they are representing, without handing over cash to a third party. It’s a book of ideas, guidelines, philosophies and stories highlighting the many pathways one can choose to create a media presence in Australia.

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Money For Rope Release Debut Album

BY Show off Services | 12-Nov-2012

MONEY FOR ROPE RELEASE THEIR DEBUT SELF-TITLED ALBUM THIS FRIDAY NOVEMBER 16!!! If you haven’t been listening to Money For Rope, now is a ripe time to get started. The Money For Rope LP is a stunning production - 9 songs that ooze the taste of Melbourne’s underground. Recorded and mixed by Steven Schram (The Vasco Era, Devastations, Little Red) the album follows years of intense touring across Australia, various festival appearances, and a run of 4 sneaky 7 inches, which are almost all sold out.

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Elisabeth Weissensteiner – Mirror Brain

BY Anna Pappas Gallery | 11-Nov-2012

Mirror Brain, a new interactive installation by Elisabeth Weissensteiner explores the human inquiry into one’s own mind. A moving image sequence is projected from above as slowly superimposing pictures, text fragments and sounds are interpreted by the viewer. In a black space within the gallery, the audience clutches a vessel as they desperately try to catch a fleeting projection, trying to decipher meaning in complete derangement. As the artist explains “What each viewer sees strongly depends on their movements holding the vessel. By looking into the object held in their hands it raises the question of, can we understand how we think?”

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Two new January 2013 workshops- Art Class Sydney

BY Gabrielle Jones, Creative Director and tutor, Art Class Sydney | 10-Nov-2012

Art Class Sydney has just added two new workshops to its calendar for 2013, both in January. The first is the ever popular Creativity and Abstraction 2 Day workshop on 19th and 20th January in the beautiful, heritage listed Blue Mountains, followed by a Three day Intensive workshop - Fundamentals of Painting scheduled for 22-24th January, held in Balmain, Sydney.

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Louise Hearman - Basil Sellers Art Prize 2012 awards

BY Katrina Raymond - MediaLink Productions | 09-Nov-2012

Artist Louise Hearman has taken out her second major award in this year’s prestigious Basil Sellers Art Prize, winning The Yarra Trams People’s Choice Award, valued at $5,000. Last month, she was awarded the National Sports Museum Basil Sellers Creative Arts Fellowship, valued at $50,000.

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Lighthouse Foundation presents a life-changing event

BY Lighthouse Foundation | 09-Nov-2012

We’re pleased to invite you to a very special, first time occasion. Next Melbourne is a celebration of our next generation of creative talent with all proceeds going to help the next generation of disadvantaged young people break the cycle, and reach their full potential.

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