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Platform 5

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 28-Sep-2012

Artistic Director Nick Power aka B*Boy Rely Platform 5 is Australia’s premier hip hop event bringing together the finest breakers, MCs, DJs and graffiti artists in a dynamic celebration of culture and community. Now in its fifth year Platform will showcase local, interstate and international artists from the freshest emerging talent to the pioneers of their form.

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Telstra - Road To Discovery

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 28-Sep-2012

Telstra Road to Discovery has been supporting independent Australian musicians for the past 10 years, helping to develop their careers and provide unique industry opportunities. Recognised as one of the leading music development programs of its kind across a range of genres including blues and roots, folk, country and alt country; Telstra Road puts artists in touch with influential figures in the music industry, takes their music to a wider audience and increases their media exposure.

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Footscray Street Art Prize 2012

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 28-Sep-2012

The Cheaper Buy Miles Street Art Competition is open to anyone, and entry is free. Your work can be any art form of your choice, from straight street art, to stencil art, or even more traditional style painting. First prize for the winner is $4000, second prize is $500.

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PREHISTORIC

BY the 3rd Annual OXFORD ST ART PRIZE | 28-Sep-2012

Brighter than you thought ” by Rob Schafer Oils on canvas 5-7 October 2012 TAP Gallery 278 Palmer Street Darlinghurst Sydney 2010 ABOUT THIS EXHIBITION: Rob Schafer is an ocean man. His life revolves around the sea, in the surf, on a board, deep underwater. He also happens to be an artist.

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Dani Scarcella - Makeup Artist

BY Dani Scarcella | 28-Sep-2012

Dani Scarcella has had a life-long love affair with the beauty industry. Dani loves the creative freedom that being a makeup artist allows her and she flourishes because of her special attention to detail. She credits her natural artistic talents to her mother and maternal grandfather who helped inspire and develop her skills in painting and freehand drawing. A passion for creativity is what inspired Dani to pursue art as a major through school, allowing her to develop her natural talents further.

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TIFFANY CALDER-KINGSTON EXHIBITION

BY SOHO GALLERIES SYDNEY | 28-Sep-2012

Please join us for the brand new exhibition by TIFFANY CALDER-KINGSTON... OPENING PREVIEW is Saturday September 29th 2012. 6-8PM. The exhibition runs through until October 19th 2012.

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Artists from Papunya Tjupi in France

BY IDAIA - International Development for Australian Indigenous Art | 27-Sep-2012

The first exhibition of Papunya Tjupi's artists in Europe, as an echo to the famous exhibition of the NGV "Tjukurrtjanu: Origins of Western Desert Art" to be held in the Musée du Quai Branly from 9 October 2012 to 20 January 2013.

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Lydia Balbal / Strong Women Country

BY IDAIA - International Development for Australian Indigenous Art | 27-Sep-2012

The first solo exhibition of Lydia Balbal's paintings overseas. The exhibition space also welcomes canvas and bark paintings from different communities to showcase the diversity of contemporary Aboriginal art.

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In the world of theatre, sometimes it pays to be a little insane...

BY Romina Cuello | 26-Sep-2012

Bankstown Theatre Company’s latest venture, the award-winning Louis Nowra gem, Cosi, features Sutherland Shire locals Scott Roberts as Henry and Tim Watson as the young director, Lewis. Through their talents and those of their cast mates, this production tugs at the heartstrings and draws out the laughs as the audience is taken on the journey of a university drop-out’s attempt to direct a bunch of misfit patients at a mental asylum in a small variety show. Having eventually decided that they should stage Mozart’s opera Cosi Fan Tutte instead, these patients illustrate the benefits of engaging in such an endeavour.

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The Falls Music & Arts Festival

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 26-Sep-2012

The Falls Music & Arts Festival is in its 10th and 20th year’s, happening simultaneously in Lorne, Victoria and Marion Bay, Tasmania. It’s a few days of fun in the sun, jam packed with fine tunes, warm weather, camping and arts.

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heyday festival 2012 - Cairns Based Multi-Arts Youth Festival

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 26-Sep-2012

Heyday Festival is a multi-arts youth festival. Based in Cairns, Far North Queensland, Heyday incorporates new and raw talent across Music | Performance | Exhibitions. Heyday aims to develop Far North Queensland’s youth arts sector (12 – 30 years of age) by nurturing talented artists, artsworkers, entrepreneurs, and go-getters. Heyday showcases solo and ensemble acts, bands, instrumentalists, DJ’s, theatre, dance, spoken word, mixed media, site specific sculpture and installation, photography, film, and everything fresh and zany Far North Queensland youth can produce! Heyday belongs to Far North Queensland’s young people. It is led as a non-profit joint venture by 18 – 30 year old professionals who are themselves artists who strive to support each other, show the strength of their region’s creatives, and grow their sector. These energised, passionate, skilled, and creative coordinators are mentored by industry professionals.

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Electronic Music Conference 2012

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 26-Sep-2012

Asia-Pacific's first ever Electronic Music Conference (EMC) is coming to Sydney this November at Jones Bay Wharf on Sydney Harbour. The two-day conference will feature the some of the world's most influential artists, managers, industry, labels, promoters and more as they meet to talk through the ins and outs of Australia's dance music industry. An official part of ARIA Week, Sydney will come alive with EMC panels, masterclasses, keynotes, cocktail parties and an exclusive Closing Event.

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ENTRIES NOW OPEN FOR THE 12TH Bondi Short Film Festival

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 26-Sep-2012

SPRING INTO SPRING AND GET YOUR FILM IN! Entries are now open for the 12th Bondi Short Film Festival.The sweet smell of spring is just around the corner and this can only mean one thing. The 2012 Bondi Short Film Festival has launched its call to all Australian filmmakers to enter their short film and be a part of its 12th anniversary year.

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The Art Expo at the The University of WA

BY Fab Art Events | 25-Sep-2012

Come and see us at "The Art Expo" and visit with over 50 exhibiting visual artists in the beautiful grounds of UWA. Fantastic local art in all mediums is available to be purchased on the day.

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