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Steph Tisdell Takes 'Baby Beryl' On A National Tour

BY Tess O'Loughlin Publicity | 05-Mar-2020
Steph Tisdell Takes - Baby Beryl - On A National Tour

Award winning comedian Steph Tisdell (The Project, ABC, Triple J) is touring the Australian festival circuit with her brand new show Baby Beryl. Have you ever met a baby named Beryl in the last decade? Because Steph sure hasn’t! Names come in and out of fashion and Steph thinks that’s pretty weird. Would your life be different if you had a nickname? Even naming structures vary from country to country. So, really, what’s in a name?! Steph reckons we should find out. And that’s why you’re invited to come up on stage for an interview in this interactive and surreal show where stand-up meets chat show!

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Arj Barker Tours New Show: We Need To Talk

BY Tess O'Loughlin Publicity | 05-Mar-2020
Arj Barker Tours New Show:

“Hey, you got an hour? Look, I’ve been doing a shit-ton of thinking about…us, and where we’re headed. This isn’t easy, but I need to be 100% Honest with you, even if what I say makes you laugh, very, very hard… You had better sit down for this…” Australia’s adopted son of comedy, Arj Barker returns with his brand-new show ‘We Need to Talk’.

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Kitty Flanagan and Glenn Robbins In Conversation About 488 Rules for Life

BY Tess O'Loughlin Publicity | 05-Mar-2020
Kitty Flanagan and Glenn Robbins In Conversation About 488 Rules for Life

Kitty Flanagan and Glenn Robbins take to the stage to discuss Kitty’s best-selling book, 488 Rules for Life. Appearing in a pair of comfortable armchairs, the duo will humorously dissect the acerbic reference book, creating an on-stage book club, where the audience don’t actually need to read the book. The show will address the dos and don’ts of modern day-to-day living, and the habits that disrupt the social equilibrium - with rules for language, food, dating, travel and more.

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Joel Ozborn: The Madman & Me

BY Tess O'Loughlin Publicity | 05-Mar-2020
Joel Ozborn: The Madman & Me

Born from the 2018 Documentary Always Amazing, Australian Joel Ozborn’s new show The Madman & Me is a comedic personal account of his relationship with genre defying and world- renowned comedy magician, The Amazing Johnathan. It is an explosive exploration of an utterly improbable friendship, and some highly outrageous comedy. The Madman & Me promises a marriage of narrative, humour and heart, while compounding a personal recount of Ozborn’s audacious exploits.

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Sh!t-Faced Shakespeare Return to Conquer Hamlet; While Actually Sh!t-Faced.

BY Tess O'Loughlin Publicity | 05-Mar-2020
Sh!t-Faced Shakespeare Return to Conquer Hamlet

Award-winning and boundary obliterating comedy show, SH!T-FACED SHAKESPEARE returns to Australia to present an intoxicated interpretation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The play will be a traditional depiction of Hamlet, with one genuinely inebriated cast member, introduced to challenge the other actors to improvise and incorporate their drunken theatrics. With a different drunken actor for each show, required to start drinking four hours beforehand, Sh!t-Faced Shakespeare promises a unique, one-off experience for audiences.

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Simon Taylor Is A Super Funny Boy

BY Tess O'Loughlin Publicity | 05-Mar-2020
Simon Taylor Is A Super Funny Boy

Simon Taylor is bringing his new show Simon Taylor is a Super Funny Boy to the Australian festival circuit. Simon Taylor is a Super Funny Boy voices the struggles of his generation, as he tried to work out where he fits in a rapidly changing world. Aren’t we all?

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Jyunishi (zodiac from Japan) Art Exhibition

BY Tap Gallery Sydney | 05-Mar-2020
Jyunishi (zodiac from Japan) Art Exhibition

12 zodiac animals are depicted in a collaboration between ten Japanese artists, 1 german and 1 italian artist.
Each artist has chosen one of the Jyunishi animals to depict in their chosen medium (acrylic on canvas or paper, watercolour, digital art, marker pen etc.).

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Endangered + Extinct: Australian Architecture and Place-taking

BY Australian Design Centre | 05-Mar-2020
Endangered + Extinct: Australian Architecture and Place-taking

NOTE: We have had to cancel our upcoming event "Endangered + Extinct" due to the new health recommendations relating to COVID19. Endangered + Extinct is an exhibition by Natalie Rosin which looks at why certain buildings generate so much love, controversy, social support and interest.

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RAW Comedy finalists, Whoa, Alyssa! premiere new show at MICF.

BY Fuller PR | 04-Mar-2020
RAW Comedy finalists, Whoa, Alyssa! premiere new show at MICF.

Fresh from the state finals of RAW Comedy, Melbourne’s favourite gay comedy power couple, Colwyn Buckland and Filip Lescaut are back with the third instalment of their sketch extravaganza, Woah, Alyssa! 3, premiering as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Woah, Alyssa! 2 was the smash hit of MICF 2019, and this year Col and Fil have taken their sketch game to a new level, working with director Mark Bonanno (of award winning comedy collective Aunty Donna) to fine tune their funnies.

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ADC Makers Market

BY Australian Design Centre | 04-Mar-2020
ADC Makers Market

NOTE: We have had to cancel our upcoming event "ADC Makers Market" due to the new health recommendations relating to COVID19.

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Gelareh Pour’s Garden

BY Zilla and Brook | 04-Mar-2020
Gelareh Pours Garden

Gelareh Pour’s Garden will feature an ensemble of talented musicians performing unique Iranian-Australian music at the historic Kew Court House on Saturday 21 March. Gelareh and her band will perform a contemporary blend of both old and new music for a night of blissfully diverse sounds.

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Quarter Street

BY Zilla & Brook | 04-Mar-2020
Quarter Street

One of Australia’s leading Latin music bands, Quarter Street will take audiences at Hawthorn Arts Centre back to the heart of classic salsa on Friday 3 April.

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The Travelling Sisters: Thy Thus 'Twas

BY MILKE | 03-Mar-2020
The Travelling Sisters: Thy Thus Twas

After internationally touring their award-winning show TOUPÉ, Australia’s queens of character comedy return to Melbourne as three blokes with a dream. Daryl, Vinnie and Berrick are self-proclaimed thespians with mullets and mummy issues.

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VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MUSIC VICTORIA, ANNOUNCE THE MENTORS AND PARTICIPANTS FOR THE 2020 WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP PROGRAM, CULTIVATE

BY AANTHOLOGIES | 03-Mar-2020
VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MUSIC VICTORIA, ANNOUNCE THE MENTORS AND PARTICIPANTS FOR THE 2020 WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP PROGRAM, CULTIVATE

Music Victoria, in partnership with the Victorian Government, is excited to announce the participants and mentors for the 2020 edition of its women’s leadership development program, Cultivate. Supported by the Minister for Women, the Cultivate program aims to foster the development of some of the state’s key decision-makers, business owners and industry leaders within the music sector. The Cultivate program launched yesterday when participants took part in an intensive professional development conference where mentees and mentors heard inspiring keynotes from The Lord Mayor, Sally Capp and Aminata Conteh-Biger, Founder & CEO The Aminata Maternal Foundation.

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Autoportrait 2017

BY Zilla and Brook | 03-Mar-2020
Autoportrait 2017

Breaking down long-established boundaries, The New Black Vanguard: Photography between Art and Fashion exhibition is set to arrive at Bunjil Place Gallery from 21 March – 7 June as part of the PHOTO 2020 International Festival of Photography. Travelling from New York’s Aperture Foundation and curated by Antwaun Sargent, the exhibition presents fifteen artists whose vibrant portraits and conceptual images challenge the idea that blackness is homogenous, with works serving as a form of visual activism.

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The New Black Vanguard

BY Zilla and Brook | 03-Mar-2020
The New Black Vanguard

Breaking down long-established boundaries, The New Black Vanguard: Photography between Art and Fashion exhibition is set to arrive at Bunjil Place Gallery from 21 March – 7 June as part of the PHOTO 2020 International Festival of Photography. Travelling from New York’s Aperture Foundation and curated by Antwaun Sargent, the exhibition presents fifteen artists whose vibrant portraits and conceptual images challenge the idea that blackness is homogenous, with works serving as a form of visual activism.

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