Melbourne's newest club for alternative burlesque opens with a spooky bang! Hosted by comedians Lauren Bok and NIcole Henriksen, featuring wild, wonderful, hilarious burlesque and variety acts from newbies to the finest established performers, all exploring the boundaries of burlesque in an action packed night of mayhem and chaos! Join the cult of Linda at the intimate Motley Bauhaus in Fitzroy, be a part of something special and extraordinary for Halloween Night!
Since its inception in 2005, travelling community arts festival The Village Festival has delighted 55 communities across Australia, programming over 5000 artists and acts, and involving over 150 community groups. More than 450,000 people across Australia have experienced the unique, welcoming, community space that The Village Festival provides, where creativity rules and vibrant colour, wonder and up-close-and-personal encounters flourish. With a diverse music line up featuring everything from stomping world music to rock, soaring jazz and surreal electronica, queer delights, the ever popular World Kitchen, theatre and installation art, a dedicated children’s program, Circus Oz Fanatics, and a new Sunset Ritual featuring Melbourne’s best acrobats and flow artists, this year’s festival is not to be missed. The festival is inviting Melburnians to dive into their own creativity and experience The Village in all its glory for one last time in Edinburgh Gardens.
Unseen Theatre Company presents: Sir Terry Pratchett’s hilarious send up of redemption in the age of technology “Going Postal” Comments about Sir Terry Pratchett, original author of the book: “He is screamingly funny. He is wise. He has style” – Daily Telegraph. “To say that Terry Pratchett is popular is a bit like saying the Arctic Circle is a bit nippy” – Sunday Express.
Fuelled by a passion for ink and paper, and intrigued by the rich visual languages of Chinese brush painting and calligraphy, Living Water is Ella Whateley’s response to full immersion in Taiwanese culture during an inspirational residency at National Taiwan University in Arts (NTUA) in 2018.
Mrs Larritt presents the second iteration of Mrs Larritt in Upside-down Country - an exhibition of lithographs and drawings by Catherine Pilgrim.
Part of Sue Ford’s iconic Time series 1962-1974 and her video work Faces 1976-1996, is displayed in Screen Space as a thematic part of That Seventies Feeling exhibition. Ford’s images of her subjects taken ten, twenty and thirty years apart were a key photographic and a deeply feminist gesture which changed the way Australian photographers saw and conceptualised their work. @artgallerywa #artgallerywa #seethingsdifferently #screenspace #sueford #that70sfeeling
A provocative new festival piece, a premiere Australian work, reimagined international and Australian classics and a post-modern masterpiece that rocks the very foundations of theatre itself are just some of the highlights making up State Theatre Company South Australia’s 2020 season, the first program from its new artistic director Mitchell Butel. @StateTheatreSA #StateTheatreSA
Calling All Dads, Brothers, Uncles, Grandfathers, Cousins and Mates! Award winning singer and conductor of the ABC TV smash hit, Choir of Hard Knocks, Dr Jonathon Welch AM invites you to join a very special choir for men and boys of all ages. MEN ALOUD! will rehearse weekly in Fitzroy, leading up to performances at two Play It Forward events, our HELP IS ON ITS WAY concert featuring the Choir of Hard Knocks, singing out against Family Violence on Sunday 24th November at the magnificent Bunjil Place Theatre, and our SWING INTO CHRISTMAS concert on Saturday 7th December at Deakin Edge Theatre in Federation Square. @MENALOUDMA @playitforwardoz
PDNB Gallery’s Director, and Vietnam War veteran, Burt Finger, has organized a long awaited group exhibition dealing with the subject of war.
After a stellar inaugural season last year, DEADHOUSE Tales of Sydney Morgue, is back with a new show and housed in a new venue - the Crypt underneath St James’ Church. This true-crime, immersive theatre experience runs from 23rd October – 30th November.
A major solo exhibition by influential Mexico-born, Berlin- and Mexico City-based artist Mariana Castillo Deball.
Celebrating one of Australia’s most innovative, significant and vibrant post-war potteries, Glen Eira City Council’s Gallery presents Stories in clay: Arthur Merric Boyd Pottery (AMB), from Saturday 2 November until Sunday 15 December. The exhibition recognises the creative achievements of the Arthur Merric Boyd Pottery (AMB), established in 1944 by artists Arthur Boyd, John Perceval, and philosopher and artist Peter Herbst.
A compelling collection of short plays about women who stand up, rebel, and kick ass, this November Theatre Works celebrates our next generation of power women writers in their Chapter Three program. #SheisVigilanteTW #TheatreWorks
Soak up the sounds and surrounds of the Abbotsford Convent at Open Spaces Festival – an all-ages arts and music festival featuring live music, DJs, roving performances, art, kids programs, markets, food trucks and more. @abbotsfordconvent @haikuhands @drmngnow @nfajones @elleshimada @haileycramer @thereal_pookie @parvynmusic @danikasmithmusic
Mates Theatre Genesis presents "WRITER'S BLOCK", on stage at the Birkdale School of Arts, Birkdale, in sunny #queensland for a limited season, opening 18 October and running until 2 November, 2019.
India's Gladwood's exhibition, Australian Secrets (2019) looks towards nature for inspiration. Her works on paper feature Australian flowering gums where she isolates singular branches and/or leaves.
R & M McGivern Prize delves deep into the Anthropocene
Mish Grigor returns to Arts House with her first collaboration with APHIDS co-directors Lara Thoms and Eugenia Lim.
Outer Urban Projects will premiere a new Australian work, The Audition, which examines the parallels of the selection processes experienced by actors seeking work and refugees seeking asylum.
The biggest celebration of Russian cinema outside of Russia!