A Gala Evening to celebrate Derinya’s 35th annual art and craft exhibition is on Friday July 23 from 7.30pm to 11pm. Tickets are $25 pp and can be purchased online or at the door.
400 artworks, including painting, sculpture, glassware, photography, ceramics, furniture and textiles. Highlights of this year’s event will be the vibrant linocut prints and figurative paintings of this year’s guest artist Ms Gerry Knight, sculpture by Andrew Kasper and Jewellery by Marlene Kasper.
for further information www.derinyaartexhibition.com or 9787 3633
A night of hilarity hosted by Bryn Bowen with Able Assistant Daz .
Saturday July 24 commencing at 7pm $10 pp at Mornington RSL, Virginia Street Mornington
a mixed media exhition by artists taking inspiration from the past
Opening Saturday June 12 at 2.30pm exhibition runs to July 11 at 65 Cook Street Flinders
visit http://www. studioflinders.com
New Exhibitions at the Gallery
May 15 to 27 June
Recycled Library: Altered Books
The National Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition (from the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra)
Goldie Alexander, author of a number of books set on the Mornington Peninsula has just released her latest book “Mentoring Your Memoir” a how to book for adults interested in writing their personal history. Goldie can be reached through her website http://www.goldiealexander.com
Showcasing the best of the Mornington Peninsula’s Choirs hosted by Toorak College, Old Mornington Road, Mount Eliza enquiries: Donna Wallis 9788 7213
‘Festival Day’ Saturday May 15 2pm – 5pm Community Church & Secondary School Choirs Entry $10 adults, $5 concession, School age children free. Tickets available from the venue
‘Let’s Sing’ Wednesday May 19 7pm Primary School Choirs Entry $5 adults, School age children free. Tickets available from the venue
Arts Industry Council (Victoria) – the independent voice for the arts
excerpt from BULLETIN April 2010
AIC(V) relies on membership to survive. Membership gives you a voice and helps strengthen the voice of the arts sector in Victoria, so why not join up your organisation or join as an individual TODAY! Membership application forms can be downloaded from our website: http://www.aicv.org.au/
The Latest News items
1. Artist’s Resale Royalty Scheme – June 2010
Federal Arts Minister Peter Garret has announced this week that the visual artists resale royalty scheme will be fully operational in June. Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) recently won the tender to act as the collecting agency and will administer the scheme.
2. Indigenous Australian Art Commercial Code of Conduct – Registrations Open
For more information: http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/news/news_items/2010/registration_opens_for_indigenous_australian_art_commercial_code_of_conduct
Jacqueline Grenfell, Executive Director, Arts Industry Council (Victoria) To contact us OR TO JOIN Email: <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> Membership application forms can be downloaded from our website: <http://www.aicv.org.au/>
In perhaps the biggest tour announcement in our 32-year history, we at Polyglot are excited to announce that our acclaimed work We Built This City will be performed at the prestigious Royal National Theatre, London, as part of the London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT). The London performance is a four-way partnership between Polyglot, the National Theatre’s Watch This Space program, LIFT, and the London Festival of Architecture. The tour will also travel across the UK and Ireland, reaching the Macrobert Centre (Stirling, Scotland), Draiocht Arts Centre (Dublin, Ireland) and the Lakes Alive Festival in Carlisle, England as part of the cultural program for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Polyglot’s Executive Producer, Simon Abrahams, will also speak as part of a panel discussion (Theatre for Young People: An International Perspective) at the Institute for Contemporary Arts, London, and the cast of We Built This City will also work with disadvantaged children from a school in Canning Town, as part of the National Theatre’s access program, replicating! the community development work which Polyglot does at home. This tour is an enormous milestone for Polyglot, and our eighth international tour in two years. We are thrilled that the world’s leading arts centres – from Washington’s Kennedy Centre, to the National Theatre of Korea, to the Royal National Theatre in London – are discovering what Australia has known for 32 years: that Polyglot’s world class performances can ignite every child’s imagination, regardless of their circumstances. Polyglot’s international demand has skyrocketed. Next week, we tour to Seoul, performing at the National Theatre of Korea and Nowon Theatre, with our productions Tooth & Claw and Check Out! (which won the Excellent Production Award at the 2009 Shanghai International Children’s Theatre Festival). Check Out! will also tour to the Hong Kong International Arts Carnival in August. In September and October, Polyglot will premiere a new street theatre work in Shanghai. Those at home won’t miss out – in the same week as our London season, we will be performing our classic work Muckheap here in Melbourne, with plans for many other p! erformances and workshops around Australia in the pipeline. We are also continuing to develop our new work City of Riddles throughout 2010. We would like to thank Arts Victoria and the Australia Council for the Arts for supporting this tour.
27A Cromwell Road
T: +61 3 9827 9667
F: +61 3 9826 1937
June 5 Felting – Make a beautiful Scarf and learn the technique Pamela Farmer 1day
June 12 Basketmaking – Small garlic basket Jill Taylor 1 day
June 18 Knit a scarf in the round with matching brooch Lynne Berry 1/2 day
June 26 Patti Culea’s Tome: Mixed Media Techniques – Worked as a page a month for 12 months Glenys Hopkins includes patterns
July 3 Miniture Embroidered Gardens Pamela Farmer 1 day
July 10 Carving your own stamps and designing fabric Pamela farmer 1 day
July 17 Basketweaving and textiles Jill Taylor 1 day
Aug 7 Hat Pin Brooch Carole Redlich 1 day
Aug 14 &15 Body Wrap – nuno felting Catherine O’leary $tba * Dromana Masonic hall
Aug 14 gGrrR….Make your own handknitted designer toy Lynne Berry 1 day
Sept 4 Dying wool and wool batts Pamela Farmer 1 day
Sept 18/25 Master class Pamela Farmer 2 days Felting – Make a beautiful Scarf and learn the technique Pamela Farmer 1day
August 14 &15 Journal making using Coptic binding 2 days Samm Menzies Browne
For further information contact Cath Darcy at Textile Artistry, 5-19 Pier Street DROMANA Vic 3936 PH 59814144
www.textileartistry.com.au or email to Cath at email@example.com
There is a new representative body for the Victorian music industry – Music Victoria.
Their website has been added to the artsonthepeninsula list of links. Tune in for some exciting new initiatives!
From Tash Parker
I have a few shows in and around Melbourne this coming week. Please come down to a show if you are feeling brave. Be great to have your support.
Saturday 1st May
204 High St, Northcote
Yelka, Kate Lucas and Myself
Crepes – I can say that they are delicious and gluten free! Please come down and enjoy a mulled wine and some sweet sounds from these beautiful songbirds (and me).
$10 at the door only
Tash Parker – 8:30pm
The Basics – 9:30pm to 10.30pm
Tuesday 4th May
Northcote Social Club, 301 High St Northcote Ph: (03) 9489 3917
Supporting The Basics for their first show as part of the
See You Next Tuesday Basics Good Time Residency Doors 8:00pm
$10 at the door only Tash Parker – 8:30pm The Basics – 9:30pm to 10.30pm
Thursday 6th May
The Curtin Band Room @ The John Curtin Hotel
29 Lygon Street, Melbourne, VIC
Ph (03) 9663 6350
Friday 7th May
Baha’s Mexican Restaurant
2409 Point Napean Rd, Rye, VIC
Ph (03) 5985 2077
Tickets – (03) 5985 2077
Emma Anglesey and I will be supporting Paul Greene for his Melbourne shows. The Thursday night will probably sell out so please jump on line and grab tickets if you want to come to the show.
The Baha night is special one for all you Peninsula folk who have been hounding me to do a show down here. Now there are no excuses, you must come and have a drink with me. I am sure you will love Paul and Emma’s stuff too. Can’t wait!
News from the desk of Bob McGaughay. You can let Bob know your news at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone him on 0408591107
Mornington Peninsula Shire is presenting a FREE Music Forum, BBQ and ‘Open Mic Muso’s Forum Club’ at The Studio @ PCT, Wilsons Road, Mornington on Saturday July 3 from 3pm.
The aim of the forum is to gain insight into the issues and challenges confronting the local music sector and to discover how best to support and promote music to the broader community.
Jon Hawkes, ex-Circus Oz strongman, author and cultural commentator and past CEO of Community Music Victoria will be the Master of Ceremonies for the event.
The Forum discussions will start at 3pm to 5.30pm, a sumptuous BBQ at 6pm and celebrating the day with an ‘Open Mic Forum Club’ from 7.30pm till late.
The ‘Open Mic Muso’s Forum Club’ will be chance to hear some of the most exciting sounds the Peninsula has to offer, from jazz, acoustic, classical, choir to youth oriented. The ‘forum club’ will be produced and stage managed by Marty Williams singer songwriter from renowned Peninsula band Cousin Leonard. Marty currently runs Muso Nights at Balnarring Hall every second Wednesday from 9pm ( next one May 19) and then alternate Wednesday’s at Baha Taco Restaurant in Rye.
For further information ring Mornington Peninsula’s Shire Cultural Planner Andrea Ebsworth on 5950 1716 or 0438 051 092
If you are a muso or represent a music group interested in performing at the ‘Forum Club’ contact the above number to discuss the order of events.
Calling all musicians, tutors, music businesses, venues, music theatre, performing arts groups bring your thoughts, ideas and hopes along , share food and listen to some of the most inspired sounds happening across the Peninsula!
Coming face to face with the future! Imagine a Conference that was out of the ordinary… that pushed the boundaries… Imagine a gathering of amazing people, bringing the latest thinking on creativity and innovation, speaking in new ways that you have not heard from them before… Imagine exhilarating exploration, innovation challenges and powerful connections…. Creative Innovation 2010 proudly presented by Creative Universe and ANZ is the place to learn from world changing innovators, futurists, inspired thinkers and curious souls gathered together in an interactive community. It’s a place to learn techniques and strategies, unlock and share ideas and gain empowering experiences…. A place to imagine the future. Creative Innovation 2010 is inspired by thought platforms such as TED (www.ted.com). The TED conferences in Long Beach and Oxford bring together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes). Whether you work in Media, Finance, Education, Health, Manufacturing, Commodities, Tourism, NFP…. Whether your passion is football, opera or bushwalking…. Whether your commitment is to building share prices or reducing suffering (or both)…. Whether your contribution is paid or unpaid… Creativity and Innovation matter! This is a once in a lifetime event you cannot miss!
1. Aaron Roberts Solo Gigs
join his mailing list @ www.aaronroberts.com.au
2. Brad Kennedy Trio
Heritage Tavern Frankston Flinders Road Balnarring Sunday May 2 @ 3pm
3. Julian….big J in “Kids in cults” @ Bendigo Hotel Johnson Street, Collingwood Saturday April 24 and in ‘loveproof’ coming up at the Thin Green Line Festival, www.thingreenlinefestival.org.au
4. The Nervous Dancers: Will, Scott and Sean Supporting “the Broken Splendour” Wednesday April 21 @ 8pm The Empress Hotel, Fitzroy and the Koonya Bar, Sunday April 25 @ 3pm Sorrento
The aim of the forum is to bring together young deaf students and people, schools, local councils and artists to celebrate the 2009 Stencil Art & Multimedia Projects, and to discuss the possibility of setting up similar projects in your local area.
Would you / your school like to run artistic projects?
Are you or your students interested in stencil arts and filmmaking?
Would you like to know how to develop and run a project with your local community?
Do you want to learn more about the Deaf Arts Network?
This forum will be all about using a model of best practice and information sharing. An experienced panel of speakers will be present to answer all your questions.
When: Wednesday 26 May, 11am – 1pm
Where: Port Melbourne Town Hall Library (upstairs), 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Google map: http://tinyurl.com/yczmwnb
RSVP: email@example.com by Friday 14 May
Wheelchair accessible. Refreshments provided.
This forum will be Auslan interpreted.
Watch the video of the 2009 Deaf Arts Network Stencilling Project at
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