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THE SMITH STREET BAND

Jumping on the back of a flatbed truck The Smith Street Band took to the main street of their hometown of Footscray a few weeks back to shoot the …

AC/DC

2017 Sydney Eisteddfod has commenced!

From May to September, approximately 35,000 performers will take to the stage across some of Sydney’s most prestigious venues including the Sydney …

Australia

GEORGIA FIELDS & PHIA ANNOUNCE SKY & SEA NATIONAL TOUR

Hitting the road through July and August 2017, the Sky & Sea Tour will see these two unique artists lend their distinctive sound to each other’s …

Gold Coast

Australia to the Arctic

Katrina was chosen from 42 applicants to paddle in sub arctic Canada, 735 kilometres on the Yukon River from Whitehorse to Dawson City, arriving just …

Yukon Territory

Autumn at AC: New exhibitions by Rob Bartolo, Mary Gray and Kate Walsh, Senye Shen, Zeljko Radic and Kosar Majani

Alternating Current Art Space is pleased to announce the opening of five new exhibitions by Rob Bartolo, Mary Gray and Kate Walsh, Senye Shen, Zeljko …

Design

PATRICK BREMER - Clarendon Fine Art Gallery, Cobham - Saturday, 3rd June, 2017 - 3-5pm.

BY Clarendon Fine Art Gallery, Cobham | 25-May-2017<p>Fabulous opportunity to meet pioneering #contemporary #collage #Berlin artist, Patrick Bremer and …

Art

The Ecology of Place – A spatial-sound cinema program

The Ecology of Place is a spatial-sound cinema program featuring new sound and moving image works by Australian and International artists exploring …

Ecology

This Woman is Not a Car: Margaret Dodd

This Woman is Not a Car: Margaret Dodd - Curated by Susan Charlton<p>1 June to 1 July 2017<br>Launch of exhibition & catalogue 2pm, Saturday 3 June …

Australia

SCOTTISH FILMMAKING CHAMPIONED AT 71ST EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

While the opening and closing films at this year’s festival capture different portraits of life in Northern England, from romantic drama GOD’S OWN …

Award Shows

Melbourne WebFest Announces Fifth Anniversary Program and Official Selection

Australia’s international web series festival, Melbourne WebFest is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year from 29 June - 2 July at the State …

La Trobe University

Metanoia Theatre Presents Wages of Fear

A compelling and provocative tale of utter terror and suspense, Wages of Fear spins the thriller genre on its head. The story seems simple; two men …

Oil & Gas Industry

Fantastic Festival Concerts at the Melbourne Recital Centre

Proceeds from the Melbourne International Singers Festival support the School of Hard Knocks providing arts and cultural programs to the vulnerable …

Festivals

The Vibrajets play the northside and the southside in one weekend!

About The Vibrajets<p>There are two things that count for The Vibrajets: a rockin' tone and a good time. These guys (and gal) have tone to burn, and …

Guitar

Feminist Drone Workshop w/ YlangYlang

Feminist Drone Workshop for underrepresented groups w/ YlangYlang<p>Thursday, May 25, 2017, 7-9pm<br>Members cost: $40<br>Non-members: $60<br>Max participants: 10<p>If …

Drones

Nite Art 2017: Own the Nite

BY Maddie Garratt | 17-May-2017<p>Nite Art returns in 2017 to once again uncover art after dark in Melbourne. From 6pm on Thursday 27 July, art lovers …

Two and Four Music Presents Royal Funk Party – A purple celebration of Prince's life, music and birthday with Lake Minnetonka, Mayfield & DJ MzRizk!

Joining the purple party are six-piece band Mayfield with their fusion of soulful beats, smooth melodies and featuring the powerhouse vocals of Carla …

Music

Unley Museum Wins National Award For Mysterious Exhibition

Unley Museum has won the Museums and Galleries National Award (MAGNA) for Best Permanent Exhibition for the second year in a row.<p>The annual awards, …

Museums

Terence Spencer : A Lasting Impression

Born during a Zeppelin raid in 1918, Spencer was a dynamic and hardworking storyteller who went on to carve two celebrated careers. Prior to his …

Richard Branson

Triple Double wiht Rik Brown

Join the Mad Hatter of Impro for a late night whirlwind of improvisation and invention.<p>TRIPLE DOUBLE sees Impro Melbourne veteran Rik Brown perform …

Comedy

Grand Theft Impro @ The Courthouse Hotel

The sell-out 2017 MICF show is back for TWO NIGHT ONLY! Victoria’s internationally known, award-winning professional improvisation company brings you …

Melbourne

The King and I returns to Brisbane.

East versus West makes for a dramatic, richly textured and ultimately uplifting tale of enormous fascination.<p>Set in the early 1860's in the royal …

Thailand

Highly anticipated Melbourne premiere of Szymanowski's King Roger

A co-production with the Royal Opera House and Dallas Opera, it was first staged in Covent Garden where critics described director Kasper Holten's …

Ballet

THE MELBOURNE RECLINK COMMUNITY CUP 2017 ADD REMI AND BOXWARS TO THE MELBOURNE LINE UP

Yarra City Council Mayor, Cr Amanda Stone is thrilled that the cup has returned to the City of Yarra - “We are delighted to welcome the Reclink …

Australia

Charles Gagnon: A Survey of Photographs

Charles Gagnon (born Montréal, May 23, 1934; died April 16, 2003) is a major figure in Canadian contemporary art who, along with Michael Snow, was …

Dubai artist exposes her diary in China

A diary of an Emirati artist Maisoon Al Saleh whom disconnects from her usual environment by exploring China for her first time. Her art dives, …

Artists

INTRODUCING: MELBOURNE BAND PRESS CLUB - DEBUT SINGLE 'HEADWRECK' & MELBOURNE SHOW

Fast, straight to the point and up in your face ‘Headwreck’ is the first taste of what is to come from Press Club. Two minutes and thirty seconds of …

EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THE WORLD PREMIERE OF ENGLAND IS MINE AS THE 2017 CLOSING NIGHT GALA

ENGLAND IS MINE takes audiences back to 1970s Manchester, where Steven Morrissey (Jack Lowden – Dunkirk, A United Kingdom, ’71), an introverted, …

Festivals

Streeton Trio for Canberra's National Portrait Gallery concert 27 May

The internationally acclaimed trio featuring Emma Jardine (violin), Benjamin Kopp (piano) & Umberto Clerici (cello – and currently resident with the …

BLAQ QUEEN - Zelia Rose at Dr Sketchy's

Melbourne’s underground performance scene is an amazing source of inspiration for artists and is the well from which we draw our models, inviting …

Art