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Friday 14 August 2009
Fashion

Feel-Good Fashion: Oxfam Exchange for Change

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Oxfam Australia has devised a clever way to enable us to spend time with our friends, save money, re-vamp our wardrobes, and help stamp out global poverty. From 1-30 September 2009, Oxfam is encouraging us to host (or attend) an ‘Exchange for Change’ party to swap clothes we no longer love, need, or wear to…
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Thursday 9 July 2009
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Last La Petite Mort – The Orgasm Before Edinburgh

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After raging seasons at Melbourne Fringe and The Melbourne International Comedy Festival, La Petite Mort – The Orgasm is performing for one night only at Melbourne’s Butterfly Club before she heads over to The Edinburgh Fringe. Isabel Hertaeg, who has trained in acting, singing, and dance in Australia and Latvia, has gone back to the…
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Tuesday 26 May 2009
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Learn to play with words with Siobhan from lip magazine

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Get the low down on writing for magazines with a young writer from Logan. This workshop will give you the who, what, when, where, and why of freelance writing, particularly with up coming mag, lip. Workshops will be held at various Logan City Council Libraries around Logan, Queensland during the June/July school holidays. Contact Youth…
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Wednesday 20 May 2009
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‘Show Us Your Texts’: Women-Only Poetry Slam

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‘Show Your Texts’: Women-Only Poetry Slam Canberra-based lip-sters will be pleased to know that Traverse Poetry, an artsACT-funded youth organisation, is holding another of its Poetry Slams on Friday 29 May. Show Us Your Texts celebrates the contribution women have made to poetry in Canberra culture. Only women will be asked to perform at the…
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Tuesday 5 May 2009
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Getting Published: Secrets from the Writers & Editors!

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Saturday 16 May: Young writers will have a chance to discover the secrets of publishing at Getting Published, a free panel held at Civic Library. Have you always wanted to be published, but don’t know where to start? Is your inbox full of polite (and not so polite) rejections? Want to find out how successful…
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Monday 9 March 2009
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Off with her hair!

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On March 8th, the world celebrates International Women’s Day. On Friday the 13th of March, women all over Australia, including Nicola Parsons, will be shaving their hair off to raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation. For Nicola, this event represents a rite of passage, a tribute to women past who have defied social customs and…
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Friday 1 August 2008
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More Opportunities at lip

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Sex(uality) Column lip is currently seeking a new columnist to write on sex and sexuality for an audience of young women aged 14-26 years. Requirement is four columns per year (we go to print 3-4 monthly). This is a voluntary position, but all columnists receive a copy of the magazines in which their writing appears….
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Thursday 12 June 2008
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Get it out; Get it Published workshop for young writers

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Don’t forget that lip will be running another Get it out; Get it Published workshop for young writers (14-24yrs) in July. Writing articles and short stories for magazines and journals is a great place for novice writers to start building their writing portfolios. The workshop will cover: finding ideas and getting them down on paper…
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Thursday 12 June 2008
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what is it about sex and the city?

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With all the media hysteria over the movie premiere of Sex and the City, I couldn’t resist having my say, an attempt to spark some debate on our website perhaps. I’ve been reading all kinds of interesting material, and while I can admit to having watched Sex and the City on a number of occasions—I’ve…
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Thursday 12 June 2008
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Send us your work! Now.

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I am seeking extra submissions of ARTICLES for Issue 16… 800-2000 words. If you have an article ready to send, or can put one together fast – send it to editor@lipmag.com.

Thursday 5 June 2008
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ACT Writers Festival

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Friday 20 June 8-10.30pm The Big Damn Turboslam Hip hop, funky beats and performance poetry! Featuring Miles Merrill, the one-man word hurler from Sydney (www.wordtravels.info). Open mic from 8pm. Poetry Slam from 9pm. Cash prizes. Cash bar operating. MCs: Hal Judge and Julian Fleetwood. Bogong Theatre, Gorman House, Ainslie Ave, Braddon. FREE Other youth events…
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Wednesday 21 May 2008
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CANBERRA ZINE FAIR

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The ACT Writers’ Centre will be running the first Canberra zine fair in goodness knows how long on the morning of Saturday 21 June at Gorman House, as part of the Canberra Writers’ Festival. Please email me or contact The Writers Centre – admin@actwriters.org.au / (02) 6262 9191 – ASAP to book a table!  

Wednesday 23 April 2008
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FORUM AUSTRALIA – Youth Forum

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GEN Y – WHY NOT? GETTING A GRIP ON GENERATION Y They’re young and savvy with the world at their feet. But Gen Y is also grappling with a greater range of demands and expectations than any other generation before them. GEN Y – WHY NOT? is a youth forum for everyone – young people,…
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Thursday 20 December 2007
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Deadline Extended to Jan 1st

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mook mo?k m?k ~noun1. A bound, hybrid publication issued in series.2. Not quite magazine, not quite book3. A collection of surprising, unconventional new writing.Having just launched our first edition The Sex Mook: What is our Sex?, indie publishing house Vignette Press is seeking ideas for their next collection of creative non-fiction: The Death Mook: How…
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