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Would free studio space boost your career in the arts?

BY Mark Potter | 17-Jan-2018
Apply now to be a part of of Bayside’s 2018 Artists Studio Program. This program will offer seven, free studio spaces on the grounds of the historic Billilla Mansion in Brighton for 12 months from July 2018 to June 2019. Aimed at supporting emerging and established artists, the program invites artists including those in visual artists, sculptors, writers, composers, film makers and other multimedia artists to apply on line. Applications close on Monday 26 February 2018. All enquiries regarding your application, support material and general program information should be directed to the Cultural Development Officer by calling (03) 9599 4444 during business hours or emailing artevents@bayside.vic.gov.au

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'SILENCE of the falling WHITE PARACHUTE' art projection

BY Lisa Sewards | 12-Jan-2018
The exciting and new multi media gallery room at TACIT Contemporary Art's new Collingwood premises to showcase this intimate passive and reflective silent footage.

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AN AMAZING START FOR 2018 AT AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS

BY Amanda Addams Auctions | 30-Dec-2017
Amanda Addams Auctions – Monday 8th January 2018- Auction starts 6-30 pm. Viewing Saturday 6th 11am to 4 pm. Monday 8th -12 noon to 6 pm.Outstanding and important auction a great start to 2018. Includes the estates: Estates: Kew East. Contents of collector's collections: Kew, Caulfield, Prahran, Toorak, Balwyn.

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AN AMAZING DECEMBER AT AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS

BY AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS | 29-Nov-2017
You have to come and view this auction , full of rare and unique items from numerous estates and various important collectors. All the items have low estimates and all are priced to sell. View Saturday 2nd December 11am to 4 pm , Monday 4th December 12 noon to 6pm, auction starts at 6.30pm , see more on our website www.aaauctions.com.au

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YAJA 2017 Winners Announced

BY Young Art Journalism News Feed + Awards | 23-Nov-2017
Thanks to our committed Judging Panel members, the results are in. This year YAJA has been enhanced by another category to recognise students who embrace the use of digital media to further engage with readers who are interested in all things Arts & Culture - the YAJA target audience.

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impro LightboX

BY Impro Melbourne | 04-Nov-2017
Impro LightboX is a new style of European improvisation show that uses strong visual pictures to stimulate the actor’s imagination. It’s poetic, funny, imaginative, abstract and very creative. This award winning show is created by Franck BuzZ, Artistic Director of SUBITO, Brest France. Impro LighboX is produced by Impro Melbourne and features the Impro Melbourne performance Ensemble.

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Dead Letter Club and Wine

BY Dead Letter Club | 03-Nov-2017
A backlash to Twitter, textspeak, emojis, tinder, like buttons and canned responses. "In an age like ours, which is not given to letter-writing, we forget what an important part it used to play in people's lives" - Anatole Broyard. A mashup of creative writing, mystery, parlour games and low commitment pen pals.

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Melbourne jazz-punks, Jazz Party debut album 'Monday Night' out today + invite to Croxton Launch show - Saturday 11 November

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 03-Nov-2017
Melbourne’s cult band of Jazz punks, connoisseurs of classic and neo soul, RnB and contemporary vibes Jazz Party are thrilled to release their highly anticipated debut album Monday Night worldwide today!. Hometown celebrations will kick off on Saturday 11 November at The Croxton Bandroom where the eight-piece will officially launch the LP with their biggest party yet – complete with special DJ Annelise Replica (RRR), DJ Ginger Lights (PBS), and Sex On Toast DJs.

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ARTSHINE PRESENTS " GERMINATE" A SYDNEY COMICS GUILD EXHIBITION THIS SATURDAY! 12-3PM | 03-NOV-2017

BY Mickie | 03-Nov-2017
We invite you to come This Saturday to ArtSHINE in Chippendale to see the dynamic creative process In Germinate. Artists will be exhibiting one main work (complete concept art), which will be surrounded by two or three incomplete concept art (rough sketches) of the main work. This concept art will be comic art-related, whether it be a character, an object, or a background/landscape.

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PRESS CLUB RELEASE THEIR SECOND SINGLE ‘MY BODY'S CHANGING'

BY Danae Effern | 03-Nov-2017
MY BODY'S CHANGING’ - INDEPENDENTLY RELEASED TODAY - After racking up over 40 shows since their first in February, and amassing a supports resumé from Hell including playing alongside the formidable new wave of Australian bands WAAX, Slowly Slowly and Tired Lion; hand selection by Japandroids; as well as supporting mainstays of homegrown counter culture: Ceres and The Smith Street Band, one of Australia's truly independent bands continues on their unsigned, unbridled romp.

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Apollon Studios present Agni - Calm versus chaos in a ball of fire...

BY Sassy Red PR | 03-Nov-2017
After the sell-out success of their 2016 season Jala, Apollon Studios proudly returns this year with Agni. #Agni #ApollonStudios

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FLORA @ PDNB Gallery

BY PDNB Gallery (Photographs Do Not Bend) | 03-Nov-2017
FLORA - November 18 - December 30, 2017 - Opening Reception: Saturday, November 18, 2017 - From 5:00 – 8:00 PM

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JOHN HERRIN @ PDNB Gallery

BY PDNB Gallery (Photographs Do Not Bend) | 03-Nov-2017
JOHN HERRIN - November 18 – December 30, 2017 - Artist Reception: Saturday, November 18, 2017 From 5:00 – 8:00 PM

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JOHN ALBOK: REVISTED @ PDNB Gallery

BY PDNB Gallery (Photographs Do Not Bend) | 03-Nov-2017
JOHN ALBOK: REVISTED - November 18, 2017 – February 10, 2018 - Opening reception, Saturday, Nov. 18th from 5-8 pm.

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ENTWERTER RELEASE NEW VIDEO CLIP - IN SOLEMN SILENCE WORDS I SEEK

BY ENTWERTER | 02-Nov-2017
It's our pleasure to present our brand new video clip IN SOLEMN SILENCE WORDS I SEEK. The track is taken from the new Album SUFFER THE SHADOWS. #Entwerter

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Here, Not Here, a Photographic Exhibition by James Geer

BY James Geer | 02-Nov-2017
A series of photographs exploring the notion of memory, place and the Australian landscape.

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Claire Healy returns to the Melba Spiegeltent this December with more Impure Thoughts

BY Sassy Red PR | 02-Nov-2017
Do you have thoughts that lie beneath the surface? That you can’t say out loud? Thoughts that might be a little… impure? Claire does. #ImpureThoughts #HotMessProductions

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National Self–Portrait Prize 2017

BY UQ Art Museum | 02-Nov-2017
The National Self-Portrait Prize is a $50,000 invitation only, biennial prize. Previous winners include Ben Quilty (2007), Julie Rrap (2009), Domenico de Clario (2011), Nell (2013) and Fiona McMonagle (2015).

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Frazey Ford 'When We Get By' 2017 Australian Tour

BY SYT | 02-Nov-2017
After the announcement of her return to Australia this Nov, Frazey Ford has released her newest single, a lush reinterpretation of D’Angelos’ When We Get By and is announcing her full tour line up including local opening acts with Garrett Kato & Odette Mercy & Her Soul Atomics as major supports.

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Hissyfest 2017: HOT + COLD Champions New Writing in the Hunter!

BY Tantrum Youth Arts | 02-Nov-2017
Tantrum Youth Arts’ Hissyfest will bring 33 local playwrights, actors and directors to the Civic Theatre Newcastle Playhouse stage in a festival of new short plays from November 10th - 11th, with cake and celebrations on opening night to mark the festivals’ 5th year running. An important part of Tantrum's annual program, Hissyfest promotes new writing in a region where new plays are almost never seen. #hissyfest2017 #newwriting #theatre #youtharts

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Roy Orbison Returns to the Stage in Australia’s First Ever Hologram Concert Tour

BY Kabuku PR | 02-Nov-2017
First time since his 1972 tour in Australia’s first-ever hologram concert tour. Touring in May 2018, Orbison is back performing his greatest hits at arenas across Australia, accompanied on stage by a full symphony orchestra.

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Amanda Davies wins 2017 Portia Gecah Memorial Award

BY S.H. Ervin Gallery | 01-Nov-2017
Tasmanian based artist Amanda Davies has been announced as the winner of the 2017 Portia Geach Memorial Award, the pre-eminent portraiture prize for women in Australia. @S.H.Ervin Gallery #PortiaGeach2017 @shervingallery

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Invitation to the Opening Celebration of TRANSCENDENTAL COUCH Exhibition by Jessie Cunningham-Reid

BY Jonathon Miller | 01-Nov-2017
All welcome to the Opening Celebration of TRANSCENDENTAL COUCH Exhibition by Jessie Cunningham-Reid from 6.30 - 8.30 pm on Thursday November 9th at the L A U R E N T Gallery, 115 Thistlethwaite St, South Melbourne. Free Entry! Exhibition runs until Nov 28th.

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Opening Exhibitions @BlackCat Gallery, Collingwood

BY BlackCat Gallery | 01-Nov-2017
You are invited to the opening reception on Sat 18 November at 6-8 pm. Exhibition will be held from Nov 16 - Dec 5

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International drag performer Courtney Act & award-winning comedian Joel Creasey announced as 2018 Adelaide Fringe Ambassadors

BY Adelaide Fringe | 01-Nov-2017
International drag performer Courtney Act and Australian comedian Joel Creasey are set to dazzle and delight as official Ambassadors for the 2018 Adelaide Fringe.

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MELBOURNE CUP AND AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS TWO GREAT EVENTS IN NOVEMBER

BY AMANDA ADDMAS AUCTIONS | 01-Nov-2017
ANOTHER AMAZING AUCTION AT AMANDA ADDAMS AUCTIONS AS ALWAYS , ART, ANTIQUES ARTEFACTS, ALL AFFORDABLE, SEE MORE AT www.aaauctions.com.au

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Beneath the Tame

BY Gallery 101 | 01-Nov-2017
Beneath the Tame is a two person exhibition of sculpture by Mary Anne Barkhouse (AOCA, RCA) and Anna Williams, curated by Lisa A. Pai. #beneaththetame #sculpture #contemporaryart #contemporarysculpture#maryannebarkhouse #annawilliams #lisapai #gallery101 #artistruncentre

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LA PHOTOGRAPHIE COMME OUTIL D'EMANCIPATION EN AFRIQUE DU SUD

BY L'art en plus | 01-Nov-2017
En présence de Roger Ballen, photographe américain vivant en Afrique du Sud, Bieke Depoorter, photographe belge membre de Magnum Photos et mentor d’Of Soul and Joy et John Fleetwood, commissaire indépendant et directeur de la plateforme Photo. - In the presence of Roger Ballen, an American photographer living in South Africa, Bieke Depoorter, Belgian photographer member of Magnum Photos and mentor of Of Soul and Joy and John Fleetwood, independent curator and director of the Photo Platform.

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This THURSDAY NIGHT Nov 2nd @ Black Eye Gallery from 6pm to 8pm

BY Black Eye Gallery | 31-Oct-2017
Black Eye Gallery is pleased to announce ‘Ambient Landscapes’ Online publication Feature Shoot is proud to bring its international project The Print Swap to Black Eye Gallery in Sydney. Artists from around the globe have submitted their images, and Feature Shoot Editor- in-Chief Alison Zavos and Black Eye Gallery Director and Photographer Tom Evangelidis carefully curated this collection, drawn together under the title Ambient Landscapes. For the first time, the public will be able to purchase and collect these extraordinary images.

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TETSUYA UMEDA (Japan)

BY Prue Bassett | 31-Oct-2017
MELBOURNE: TETSUYA UMEDA (Japan) EXHIBITION: MON 30 OCT - SAT 4 NOV | PERFORMANCE: FRI 3 NOV, 7PM. Japan’s master artist of sonic visual sensations, Tetsuya Umeda is set to thrill with his site specific occupation of The SUBSTATION from 30 October to 4 November and a one off performance on Friday 3 November, guiding audiences to a dynamic experimental path.

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Bassekou Kouyaté and his band Ngoni Ba announce headline show at Howler in Melbourne & Australian festival appearances in 2018

BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 31-Oct-2017
Malian legend Bassekou Kouyaté and his band Ngoni Ba are one of the most exciting acts in African music today, and Top Shelf Productions is pleased to announce their return to Australia in 2018 with appearances at Sydney Festival and their first Victorian headline shows at Howler in Melbourne (in association with Multicultural Arts Victoria) on Thursday 18 January with support from the Senegambian Jazz Band and the Meeniyan Town Hall on Saturday 20 January.

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Polixeni Papapetrou wins William and Winfred Bowness Photography Prize

BY Monash Gallery of Art | 31-Oct-2017
One of Australia’s most established photographers Polixeni Papapetrou has won Australia’s most prestigious photography prize, the $30 000 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize with her work ‘Delphi’ (2016) from the series Eden. This year’s judging panel, artist and educator Susan Fereday, architect and collector Corbett Lyon, and MGA Senior Curator Stephen Zagala selected Papapetrou’s work from a record 897 entries – the largest number received in the history of the prize. #bownessprize #announcement #australianphotography #polixenipapapetrou #delkathrynbarton #danicachappell #jennypollak #mgafoundation #bownessphotographyprize

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Four Winds 2018 Easter Festival

BY Four Winds | 31-Oct-2017
Four Winds 2018 Easter Festival | Wednesday 28th March to Easter Sunday 1st April 2018

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‘A YEAR OF TIME 30:1’ new work by Bridget Kennedy, 6 – 23 December 2017

BY Bridget Kennedy | 30-Oct-2017
‘A Year Of Time 30:1’ is a physical manifestation of the observation of the passing of one calendar year, highlighting the labour of the handmade. A log of the minutes taken to stitch each object was kept, and a small silver disc with these details was stamped and attached to each object, every minute representing 30 minutes of time in a calendar year. Created from natural fibres and recycled plastic bags, primarily sourced from her home environment, the work is process driven, with each object evolving in relation to the previous one. The individual objects can then be ‘purchased’ by exchanging either the equivalent amount of time or in monetary currency, the number of minutes that the buyer considers their own time is worth. @bkandco @studio2017_project_space

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Symphonic Spectacular Concert

BY Frankston Music Society | 30-Oct-2017
Frankston Symphony Orchestra and Frankston Music Society continue to celebrate their 50th Year Anniversary.

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Art Advisory Services for Artists

BY Catherine Asquith Art | 30-Oct-2017
The visual arts sector is an exciting, vibrant and stimulating environment. Comprising a multitude of sub-stratum, starting out as an artist can be just a little daunting - there is no handbook! Catherine Asquith Art can help to demystify and chaperone you through the many pathways on offer.

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Trompe L'ou

BY Marcus Johnson / Victorian College of the Arts | 30-Oct-2017
Trompe L'ou is a variation on the French term Trompe-l'œil. It's an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create an optical illusion. Louise Woodmansey is an artist that has been perfecting this technique for many years. Her latest project, in a cafe at the old paper mill in Fyansford, is becoming a real attraction. This short film reveals a remarkable partnership behind the work.

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Call for artist "Global Warming & Water Wars: your vision of the future"

BY Lys d'Or | 28-Oct-2017
Call for artist "Global Warming & Water Wars: your vision of the future" Free submission

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Nocturne | Rowen Matthews

BY Helen Day | 27-Oct-2017
At the end of the day, escarpments are light catchers. The remaining light of the day cuts across horizontally like a big torch, and that light finds the most intense colours, and contrasts, just before the whole thing turns dark. It’s at such times that I’ve been at some of my favorite spots up the end of Hat Hill Road in Blackheath, looking back at Twin Falls or out from Anvil Rock, soaking it all in. Rowen Matthews, October, 2017.

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Mirror by CC

BY Bridget Kennedy | 27-Oct-2017
“The art of a people is a true mirror to their minds.” – Jawaharlal Nehru. In this exhibition, five artists respond to the word ‘Mirror’ in its many physical and figurative forms. Through exploring their chosen concept, each artist has developed a body of work to demonstrate the varying responses to a single word.

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KEEPING ON TRACK… by Fiona Meller

BY Bridget Kennedy | 27-Oct-2017
Fiona Meller is a jeweller and sculptor who has exhibited at “Sculpture by the Sea” and other exhibitions in Australia. She has studied visual arts, object design and jewellery and also won several awards for her sculpture and jewellery design.

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YAJA Co-Founders join panel discussion about "Digital Technology and Public Communication" @ Northumbria University Newcastle (UK)

BY YAJA | 27-Oct-2017
YAJA Co-Founders Volker Janssen and Erik Rathmayr were invited by Dr Gabriel Moreno-Esparza (Senior Lecturer in Journalism at Northumbria University Newcastle, UK) to join Anne-Marie Lacey (Managing Director Filament PR) and Hugh Macknight (Policy and Communications Business Partner, Newcastle City Council) via Skype in a panel discussion covering "Digital Technology and Public Communication".

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STAGE AND SCREEN

BY Kabuku PR | 26-Oct-2017
Riverside Theatres and the City of Holroyd Brass Band will present Stage and Screen, a special performance of smash hits from Broadway musicals and blockbuster films on 19th November 2017.

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A JOYFUL CELTIC CHRISTMAS

BY Kabuku PR | 26-Oct-2017
A must-see performance this holiday season, Riverside Theatres will present A Joyful Celtic Christmas performed by the Sydney Welsh Choir and The City of Holroyd Brass Band on 15th December 2017.

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Celebrate Australian Music at AUSTRALIAN SONGBOOK, Collingwood Town Hall on Sunday November 19

BY CarolineK | 26-Oct-2017
In celebration of Australian Music Month, THECHO!R will present their next sensational concert. Australian Songbook on Sunday November 19th at 3pm in the Collingwood Town Hall. #OZSongbook #ausmusicmonth @choir_man @THECHO!R @deborahcheetham

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