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Announcing the world premiere Don’t Mess with the Dummies at Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2019

BY Fuller PR | 15-Feb-2019
Dont Mess with the Dummies at Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2019

Following the global smash success of the multi award-winning Trash Test Dummies and critically acclaimed Splash Test Dummies, comes Dummies Corp’s all-female circus sensation Don’t Mess with the Dummies. Lions, tigers and Dummies, oh my! Set up camp and stampede into the jungle for an outlandish circus filled extravaganza that will leave you chuckling like a monkey and roaring for more. This brand-new ensemble takes centre stage at the famous Spielgeltent during Melbourne International Comedy Festival with an endearing blend of circus, comedy and character that will leave your heart on your sleeve and your jaw on the floor. Tickets are on sale now via the Comedy Festival website.

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Gerry Wedd & Ripped Off Exhibitions Opening Night

BY Coofs Harbour Art Gallery | 15-Feb-2019
Gerry Wedd and Ripped Off Exhibitions Opening Night

The draw of the ocean and the free-spirit of surfing, particularly in the 1960s and 70s, underlies the two exhibitions coming up at Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery: Gerry Wedd Kitschen Man and Ripped Off: Gerry’s been doing it for years … it’s about time someone else got in on the act. In these exhibitions, some of Australia’s leading artists – who also happen to surf – play with the imagery and folklore of surf culture, at the same time “taking the piss” and highlighting the humour, irreverence and anarchy that pervades the scene.

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NEW YORK POSTCARDS | Marco Luccio

BY fortyfivedownstairs | 14-Feb-2019
NEW YORK POSTCARDS

Award-winning artist Marco Luccio returns to fortyfivedownstairs from 5 - 30 March 2019 with his latest exhibition—NEW YORK POSTCARDS—featuring over 150 works in varying mediums including ink, acrylic, and drypoint, composed on original postcards collected in New York.

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Jodie Stubbs makes Adelaide Fringe debut with WOMAN - It's a Mother of a Cabaret

BY ZiNC Communications | 14-Feb-2019
Jodie Stubbs makes Adelaide Fringe debut with WOMAN

Sydney cabaret performer, Jodie Stubbs, will make her Adelaide Fringe debut with her hilarious cabaret, WOMAN at Gluttony next month. Having received rave reviews in Sydney and Melbourne, WOMAN takes you on a humorous journey of what it is to be a mother, career woman, wife and cabaret chanteuse as Jodie attempts to get through a 60-minute show without having to check on the kids.

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Medea: Kaddish for the Children

BY Zilla and Brook | 12-Feb-2019
Kaddish for the Children

Medea: Kaddish For the Children is a visual performance work that re-imagines the classic Medea story from the woman’s perspective. It draws from the classic Euripides’ Medea text, The Voyage of the Argo by Apollonius of Rhodes and the Kaddish (the Jewish Mourner’s Prayer).

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Philip Samartzis speaks about Bogong Centre for Sound Cultureʼs up coming masterclass

BY Madelynne Cornish | 11-Feb-2019
Masterclass

The Bogong Centre for Sound Culture offers its next instalment of their masterclass series The Art of Field Recording during the winter snow season in the Bogong High Plains. This five-day intensive masterclass is overseen by internationally acclaimed sound artists and recordists Douglas Quin [US] and Philip Samartzis [AU] The masterclass runs from July 1 to 5, 2019 at Howmans Gap, Victoria. #bogongsound @bogongsound #philipsamartzis #douglasquin #howmansgap

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Residue | Chaohui Xie & Georgia Simitzis

BY fortyfivedownstairs | 09-Feb-2019
Chaohui Xie and Georgia Simitzis

Residue pieces together the paintings and installations of Greek-born artist Georgia Simitzis and Chinese-born artist Chaohui Xie. The worlds created by both artists are inspired by fragments and residues of mundane matters: tree barks and coins.

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Shape of Thought | Jo Dyer

BY fortyfivedownstairs | 09-Feb-2019
Shape of Thought Jo Dyer

New South Wales-based artist Jo Dyer will be bringing her multi-layered and expressive practice to fortyfivedownstairs in February 2019. Her exhibition Shape of Thought will feature paintings and sculptures that are as much about media and process as they are about evoking an interconnectedness between her inner and outer worlds.

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Light. Ash. White | Evan Hancock

BY fortyfivedownstairs | 09-Feb-2019
Light Ash White Evan Hancock

Evan Hancock’s exhibition Light. Ash. White marks the 10-year anniversary of Victoria’s Black Saturday bushfires that burned from 7 February to 14 March 2009.

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