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Paul Kelly Life is Fine Tour 2017

Kelly will be joined by a stellar line-up of special guests across the tour, with Steve Earle and Middle Kids supporting for the Brisbane to Perth leg of the tour, Busby Marou supporting in Darwin, Cairns, Townsville and on the New Zealand leg of the tour, The Eastern supporting for all New Zealand shows and Sahara Beck as support at the Rockhampton show. Kelly’s recently released 23rd studio album Life Is Fine (out now through EMI) showcases this stellar songwriter in firm command of ...

Namatjira Project Special Event at BIFF!

“The Namatjira Project … might just be as significant a bridge between blackfella and whitefella as the now fading memory of the march across the coathanger, or even the apology.” – Crikey From the trackless Australian desert to the gates of Buckingham Palace, the Namatjira family have struggled for decades to see justice done. Albert Namatjira was a man caught between two worlds. He was paraded as a great Australian, but treated with contempt. He was the first Indigenous ...

Brave New World: Australia 1930s Exhibition at NGV

Brave New World: Australia 1930s encompasses the multitude of artistic styles, both advanced and conservative, which were practised during the 1930s. Included are commercial art, architecture, fashion, industrial design, film and dance to present a complete picture of this dynamic time.   //   The exhibition charts the themes of celebrating technological progress and its antithesis in the nostalgia for pastoralism; the emergence of the ‘New Woman’ and consumerism; ...

Ásgeir Australian 2017 Tour

Renowned for his ability to make even the largest of spaces feel intimate, Ásgeir comes armed on this tour with brand new material from his highly anticipated second album ‘Afterglow’, due for release in May via Pod/Inertia.   //   ‘Afterglow’ leaves behind the folk-tinged acoustics of his debut ‘In The Silence’ and dives head first into melancholic, melodic electronica in its purest form. Ásgeir Australian 2017 Tour Sydney 21 July 2017 - Enmore ...

This Land is Mine | This Land is Me at GoMA

The program considers the philosophy and politics of land ownership and the balance between exploitation, cultivation and sustainability. The program is presented across four interweaving strands – Connection, Transition, Consequence and Revelation. It features powerful stories of the human experience of landscape and reveals some of the distinct ways in which nature has been characterised in art and cinema. // The title of the project is taken from the lyrics to a song by musicians ...

Kingswood 2016 Australia Tour

The tour will take in nine shows across five states, including up close and personal capital city venues, as well as off the beaten track regional club shows, kicking off with a performance on Friday, November 4 at Chinchilla Event 'Fusions on the Field' in Queensland. // These shows offer fans a chance to see KINGSWOOD perform on stages not seen since the early days of their career where they’ll be premiering select material off their forthcoming sophomore album. The band’s most ...

John Olsen – The You Beaut Country Exhibition

John Olsen: The You Beaut Country offers an unparalleled opportunity to examine Olsen’s consummate place in Australian art history. His You beaut country series, which followed his return to Australia in 1960 after three years travelling in Europe, began what would be a lifelong interest in representing the landscape and Australian identity. These works are presented alongside his more recent paintings, prints and watercolours, including those inspired by the filling of Lake Eyre. The ...

Australiens Movie Review

So it falls upon Andi, her absent band mate (director, Jo Bauer), their bouncer (Lawrence Silver), their bored videographer (Tamara McLaughlin) and her geekish brother (Doug Hatch) to save the world… sorry… Australia (except Tasmania) from the alien onslaught. Low budget hijinks ensue. Tim Burton's Mars Attacks did the cheap sci-fi spoof for $80M back in 1996. As Dolly Parton once said, "It costs a lot of money to look this cheap." It's a shame Brisbane director/writer, Joe Bauer, ...

Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival 2016 Competition

Now a much anticipated fixture on the festival calendar, the third Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival presented by Palace will see some of the most exciting and fresh movies from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland grace Palace Cinema screens around Australia from 5 July. National Festivals Director Elysia Zeccola Hill who has been running the festivals at Palace Cinemas for the last 18 years said: “Scandinavia has produced some of the most iconic films ever made. This festival ...

Wide Open Sky Compeition

Winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Sydney Film Festival, Wide Open Sky is the uplifting story of a children’s choir in outback NSW. In this remote corner of the state, footy is king and music education is rare as rain. Determined to see the children reach their potential, the choir’s passionate and driven artistic director, Michelle Leonard, strives to open up their world through music. Wide Open Sky takes us into the lives of Kyh, Mack, Opal and Taylah, four ...