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Panel Addresses Colorims within the Latinx Community

BY Mariandrea Vergel / Florida International University / Broadcast Media | 19-Oct-2019
Panel Addresses Colorims within the Latinx Community

What does it mean to “look Latino?” And who gets to decide? As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, the New York City Commission on Human Rights held a panel discussion yesterday to address the issues of colorism and discrimination within the Latinx community. Featuring Afro-Latinx speakers, the event was moderated by Brea Frank, host of Univision’s “La Gozadera.”

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Belvoir presents Packer & Sons

BY Kabuku PR | 18-Oct-2019
Belvoir presents Packer & Sons

This November, Belvoir will present the eagerly anticipated world premiere season of Packer & Sons by Tommy Murphy (Mark Colvin’s Kidney, Holding the Man). Directed by Belvoir Artistic Director Eamon Flack (Counting and Cracking, Life of Galileo), this is a play about power and what it does to the men who wield it.

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ARCHIVING WOMANIFESTO: An International Art Exchange, 1990s – Present

BY The Cross Art Projects | 18-Oct-2019
ARCHIVING WOMANIFESTO: An International Art Exchange, 1990s – Present

In 1995 an informal gathering of women artists, writers and activists in Bangkok put together a feminist art exhibition, Tradisexion. Calling themselves Womanifesto, this collective went on to organize biennale events that aimed to increase women’s visibility. It was the first feminist collective of its kind in the region, seeking to strengthen links between women artists regionally and internationally. Among its many projects include art residencies held in rural Thailand and online curations in cyberspace. Archiving Womanifesto presents this history, with issues raised to be discussed in an open symposium.

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Reflex - The future of our creative community

BY Geelong Arts Centre | 17-Oct-2019
Reflex - The future of our creative community

Coinciding with the opening of the Geelong Arts Centre's ambitious $38.5m Ryrie Street Redevelopment, and presented in partnership with Deakin University, Reflex - The Future of Our Creative Community explores the interconnectivity between artist, infrastructure and community partnership to promote and encourage excellence, innovation and cultural leadership within the creative industries.

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The Irresistable

BY Geelong Arts Centre | 17-Oct-2019
The Irresistable

It’s dark down there… An intoxicating and mysterious play about memory, desire and depravity in the spirit of Twin Peaks and Stranger Things. Perth’s most exciting performance makers Side Pony Productions and The Last Great Hunt have come together for the first time to create a deeply unsettling theatre experience, to satisfy for those ‘between season’ cravings. Nominated for best play in the 2018 Helpmann Awards, The Irresistible will play 7 November to 9 November at Geelong Arts Centre, following sold out seasons at Dark Mofo and the Sydney Opera House.

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Give It Up 4 Peace this October!

BY Negin Nia / University of British Columbia | 17-Oct-2019
Give It Up 4 Peace this October!

Throughout October, we're giving up something we can't live without in support of refugees or newcomers who come to BC and give up all that they have.

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Emily Kame Kngwarreye & Friends at Gallery Elysium

BY Gallery Elysium | 17-Oct-2019
Emily Kame Kngwarreye

On Friday November 1, Gallery Elysium in Hawthorn, Melbourne, celebrates its official opening with an inaugural exhibition of paintings by Emily Kame Kngwarreye and other celebrated indigenous artists, including Kuddtji Kngwarreye. Minnie Pwerle. Molly Pwerle. Galya Pwerle Emily Pwerle , Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, Walala Tjapaltjarri , Johnny Warangula Tjupurrula, Mick Namerari and Barbara Weir. @galleryelysium #galleryelysium

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Women's Circus Invites Melbourne To Powerful New Site-Specific, Feminist Circus Work

BY Sassy Red PR | 16-Oct-2019
Women's Circus Invites Melbourne To Powerful New Site-Specific, Feminist Circus Work

“You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.” - Jeannette Rankin Since 1991, Melbourne’s much lauded Women’s Circus has created over 30 original works combining contemporary circus, theatre and music, every three years staging a highly anticipated large scale production. In 2016, during their 25th Anniversary, they received rave reviews and sold out houses for their season of 'The Penelopiad', and 2019 sees them create and present another exciting and ambitious work for Melbourne audiences, 'The Drill'. #WomensCircus #TheDrillWC

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Darebin Music Feast, October 20 - 27 2019

BY Deathproof PR | 15-Oct-2019
Darebin Music Feast

Taking place over 8 days from 20–27 October, the 23rd annual Darebin Music Feast will encompass 85 events across 20 different venues, thoughtfully curated to showcase a swathe of artists and musicians who represent and reflect the rich and culturally diverse community of Darebin. “I’m so thrilled with what’s on offer in 2019,” says Mayor Rennie. “This year’s program is bold, rich and enticing, and continues the focus on diversity, collaboration and celebration that Darebin Music Feast has become known for.”

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Slipstream

BY Gallery Central | 15-Oct-2019
Slipstream

Ceramics by former and current students and staff celebrates artistic expression in clay - something we have been doing here at TAFE for 50 years.

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