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Call for Artists + Photographers - $550.00 Innovate Grants

BY Innovate Grant | 06-Dec-2019
Call for Artists + Photographers - $550.00 Innovate Grants

Innovate Grant is now accepting submissions for the Winter Cycle. Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. For more information and to apply visit https://innovateartistgrants.org

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The Indian Contemporary Art Competition

BY Carolina Carilo | 05-Dec-2019
The Indian Contemporary Art Competition

The Indian Contemporary Art Competition (ICAC) aims to discover and promote talented artists from India, the Indian diaspora, as well as foreigners living and working in India.

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Celebrate Christmas with Silvie Paladino and Melbourne Opera

BY Fuller PR | 05-Dec-2019
Celebrate Christmas with Silvie Paladino and Melbourne Opera

Silvie Paladino has come together with Melbourne Opera to present her first solo Christmas concert, accompanied by the company’s celebrated 50-piece orchestra and 60-strong chorus. Lauded as one of Australia’s best female voices, Silvie Paladino is synonymous with Christmas for many of us, due to her televised Carols by Candlelight performances and appearances at major live events throughout the country.

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Alice in Wonderland 2020: LIVE ON STAGE

BY MAD PR | 04-Dec-2019
Alice in Wonderland 2020: LIVE ON STAGE

Back by popular demand, the international SMASH HIT production of Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic ALICE IN WONDERLAND comes to life on stage in the most hilarious-filled madcap fun at the Athenaeum Theatre this January! Tumble down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her adventures through Wonderland in this dazzling, internationally acclaimed production.

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EBV Makers Market

BY East Brunswick Village (EBV) | 04-Dec-2019
EBV Makers Market

ast Brunswick Village is hosting the last Makers Market of the year - don't miss out on your chance to pick up some unique pieces from an eclectic mix of local creatives.

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Celebrate Christmas & Community at Swing Into Christmas, this Saturday 7th December at Deakin Edge

BY CarolineK | 03-Dec-2019
Celebrate Christmas

Play It Forward is thrilled to present our spectacular Christmas concert SWING INTO CHRISTMAS on Saturday 7th December 2.30pm at Deakin Edge, Federation Square. Supporting inclusive arts organisation Play It Forward, under the direction of multi-award winning conductor, Dr Jonathon Welch AM, Swing Into Christmas features an impressive range of guest artists including THECHO!R, XL Arts, Liane Keegan and Choir of Hard Knocks, with their new co-artistic directors Danielle Matthews and Adam Przewlocki. @playitforwardoz @choirofhardknocks @fedsquare

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The Letter String Quartet reveal yet another stunning single lifted from their forthcoming debut album with Marita Dyson on ‘Momento Mori’

BY This Much Talent | 03-Dec-2019

In 2020 The Letter String Quartet are set to release their debut album featuring the serene vocals of Marita Dyson from The Orbweavers. After revealing their first recorded material earlier this year with debut single ‘All The Stories’, the seasoned musicians are thrilled to unveil their next track, ‘Momento Mori’. Out today, ‘Momento Mori’ is a cover of a song by The Orbweavers arranged for string quartet by TLSQ member, Biddy Connor. Originally released on The Orbweavers’ 2011 EP Japanese Mountain/Spotswood, the new single welcomes a renewed sense of melancholy and dramatisation with strings as wistful as ever.

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Meadow returns in 2020 with Frankie Cosmos, Elizabeth and Surprise Chef as first acts announced!

BY This Much Talent | 03-Dec-2019
Meadow returns in 2020 with Frankie Cosmos, Elizabeth and Surprise Chef as first acts announced!

Taking place in the stunning surrounds of Bambra on the edge of the Victorian Otways, regional music festival Meadow (previously By The Meadow) returns for its seventh installment in March 2020. Besides chopping its name into a punchy one-worder, Meadow hasn’t changed in vibe one bit, promising yet another three-day, two-night, once-in-a-year-time party.

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Montague remembered at Carlisle Street Arts Space

BY City of Port Phillip | 02-Dec-2019
Montague remembered at Carlisle Street Arts Space

Montague: A Community Lost and Found, an exhibition which gives viewers a glimpse into the lives of Montague residents, is on display at Carlisle Street Arts Space (CSAS) from 4 December 2019 to 29 January 2020.

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'Ruby Hates Jackson Pollock' Season 2

BY Josephine Meaney | 01-Dec-2019
Ruby Hates Jackson Pollock - Season 2

The second season of curator Ruby Ellam’s Melbourne based podcast arrives on Spotify, Soundcloud and Apple Podcasts in January 2020. ‘Ruby Hates Jackson Pollock’ was developed as a part of Monash’s school of Art, Design and Architecture and interviewed young, upcoming artists, designers, filmmakers and others from all corners of the Melbourne scene. This upcoming season features ten fortnightly full length episodes including fan favourites from the first season as well as new, fresh faces to the podcast. #melbourne #podcast #curating #upcomingartists #rubyellam

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THECHO!R, with founding Artistic Director, Dr Jonathon Welch AM, celebrate their 10th Anniversary

BY CarolineK | 30-Nov-2019
THECHO!R, with founding Artistic Director, Dr Jonathon Welch AM, celebrate their 10th Anniversary

Celebrating a decade of extraordinary music making, friendship and community come and join us at Sharing The Joy on Sunday 15th December at 3pm, in the Collingwood Town Hall. This concert features the sensational Liane Keegan, Claire Patti and Daniel Brinsmead as special guest artists, all long term collaborators and friends of THECHO!R. There will truly be something for everyone, with many of THECHO!R's great musical highlights from their vast repertoire, including the world premiere of their newly commissioned work "The Call' by Daniel Brinsmead. @THECHOIRFanPage @YarraCityCouncil

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SWEETie - Midsumma Festival 2020

BY Chloe Perrett | 29-Nov-2019
SWEETie - Midsumma Festival 2020

Summer in Melbourne is about to get real sweaty this January at The Butterfly Club when the little but fierce Chloe Perrett presents her one-woman show, SWEETie as part of the Midsumma Festival 2020.
@officialsweetiegal @thebutterflyclub @midsumma
#SWEETie #Midsumma2020 #thebutterflyclub #cabaret #comedy #queerfriendly #LGBTQIA #tinderbinge #melbourne #tinderfail

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Linden Postcard Show 2019-20

BY Linden New Art | 29-Nov-2019

Visit the iconic Linden Postcard Show! Since 1990, this much-loved open-entry small artwork prize exhibition has been providing artists - from emerging to established - the opportunity to present their artwork on the walls of Linden New Art's beautiful Victorian-era building. All artworks are for sale, so visitors can buy a mini-masterpiece and support a living artist!

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Belvoir presents Every Brilliant Thing

BY Ashleigh | 26-Nov-2019
Belvoir presents Every Brilliant Thing

Back by popular demand, the award-winning, smash hit of 2019, Every Brilliant Thing, returns to Belvoir for a strictly limited season to kick off 2020, and sees Helpmann Award nominee, Steve Rodgers (Belvoir’s Cloudstreet), reprise his role in this outstanding solo performance.

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