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Permission to Shine - Round Two opens for Pop, Soul and Folk singers!

BY CarolineK | 08-Jul-2020

Play It Forward is excited to announce that round two of Permission To Shine online singing competition opens today! The three sections in round two are Pop, Soul and Folk. Entries will close on Wednesday 5 August at 11.59pm! Play It Forward’s Artistic Director Dr Jonathon Welch AM says “round two will continue to give everyone from amateur singers, to music students and professionals singers from around the world, a chance to perform and in the process win cash prizes.” We can’t wait to see the entries for round two so make sure you get your entries in now. You have to be in it, to win it!” #SingingCompetition @PermissionToShineOnline @playitforwardoz

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POTPOURRI of Tutors' art to launch the reopening of Old Fire Station Gallery

BY Kathryn Coller | 07-Jul-2020
POTPOURRI of Tutors

The Gallery has been closed for nearly five months and is so happy to open its doors with an exhibition featuring tutors' work. The walls are full of all disciplines of art, painted by the tutors and convenors of The Redcliffe Art Society [R.A.S] classes. With over sixteen different classes each week what better way to see what is on offer at R.A.S.

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THE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS RETURN FOR 2020 + SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR MUSICIANS, PRODUCERS, VENUES AND FESTIVALS

BY This Much Talent | 06-Jul-2020
THE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS RETURN FOR 2020 + SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR MUSICIANS, PRODUCERS, VENUES AND FESTIVALS

Music Victoria is thrilled to reveal that the 16th annual Music Victoria Awards will return in 2020 during Melbourne Music Week to celebrate the vast achievements of Victoria’s music community over the last year. Despite live music coming to a standstill since COVID-19 restrictions came in place, there have been huge achievements by the Victorian music community.

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Flinders Quartet presents Return to Sender

BY Flinders Quartet | 02-Jul-2020
Flinders Quartet presents Return to Sender

Melbourne’s longest running professional string quartet, Flinders Quartet is pleased to present the world premiere of Hidden Thoughts II: Return to Sender, a brand-new work for female voice, narrator and string quartet from renowned Australian composer Dr Katy Abbott. The concert will be performed and streamed live to homes across Australia, direct from the Melbourne Digital Concert Hall on 23rd July.

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Lab.16 art contest

BY Margherita | 29-Jun-2020
Lab.16 art contest

Lab.16 art contest, is a call for submissions open to all kind of artists. Works allowed in the art competition are: drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs, graphics, mix media and video. A great opportunity for the artists, which can win a cash prize, have the opportunity to exhibit the artworks in October 2020 in Rome and much more.

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Reflections of an Ancient Land: The MacDonnell Ranges

BY Artsite Galleries | 26-Jun-2020

Reflections of An Ancient Land: The McDonnell Ranges, is on NOW at Artsite Galleries. Featuring the works of Ann Cape, Bela Ivanyi, Chris Gentle and Daniel Pata, this show explores the rugged landscape of the East Macdonnell Ranges. Gallery Opening Hours: Saturday-Sunday, 11-5pm. Monday - Friday, by appointment only Appointments can be made directly on 02 80959678 or 02 95199677, or by emailing: info@artsite.com.au

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Connected to the Land

BY The Cross Art Projects | 25-Jun-2020
Connected to the Land

The exhibition Connected to the Land pays tribute to three senior women artists; Betty Bundamurra and the late Mary Punchi Clement and Mary Teresa Taylor, presenting work selected by their colleague, curator and artist Angelina Karadada Boona. The works originate from a small tin shed; an art centre they call Kira Kiro Artists in Kalumburu, an isolated settlement in north-east Kimberley.

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Redefining the idiom: Impermanence trio to premiere new music

BY Diana Wolfe (for Bianca Gannon) | 24-Jun-2020
Redefining the idiom: Impermanence trio to premiere new music

with // without is the mesmerising new offering from Australia’s rising stars of improvised music, Impermanence.
The Melbourne trio will launch with // without, a double album, with two live-streamed Listening Parties and a live concert at Jazzlab.

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Calling All Music Theatre, Rock and RnB Singers For Permission To Shine

BY CarolineK | 23-Jun-2020
Calling All Music Theatre, Rock and RnB Singers For Permission To Shine

Get your entries in NOW for the first round of our online singing competition with a difference. Permission to Shine is presented by Play It Forward, together with our founding Artistic Director Dr Jonathon Welch AM. Round one closes on Tuesday June 30th. It features Music Theatre, Rock and RnB and we have teens, young adults, open and senior categories. We also offer an additional category under Music Theatre for juniors. We can’t wait to receive your entries! Further sections and styles will follow throughout the year, stay tuned! @PermissionToShineOnline @playitforwardoz

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Adelaide Festival Centre Trust Appoints New Chair and Member

BY Adelaide Festival Centre | 19-Jun-2020
Adelaide Festival Centre Trust Appoints New Chair and Member

The Adelaide Festival Centre Trust (AFCT) has welcomed the appointment of Jim Hazel as the new Chair of the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust. A professional company director with a long and successful career in banking and finance, Jim Hazel will take over from Michael Abbott AO, QC, who has been Chair for six years. @FestivalCentre #FestivalCentre @AdelaideFesCent #AdelaideFesCent

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Picturing Footscray Photography Prize open for entries

BY VU in the Community | 15-Jun-2020

Entries are now open for the annual Picturing Footscray Photography Prize. With over $5,500 in prizes and free entry, what are you waiting for? Submit a photo that celebrates Footscray by Friday 31 July @vuinthecommunity #picturingfootscray

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