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Wednesday 23 July 2014
Arts

feminartsy at canberra’s front gallery café: a review

Brianna Doolan
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It was just another icy Friday evening in the cold heart of Canberra. The quiet of Northbourne Avenue indicated that all of the public servants had gone home to hibernate, most likely celebrating the weekend with cups of tea and what I imagine to be an endless supply of snuggies. I, on the other hand,…
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Thursday 10 July 2014
Arts Comedy Theatre

theatre review: the magic hour

Jess Oliver
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    Welcome to the Magic Hour- a time of stories and dreams, where the imagination runs wild and the lengthening shadows are never too far away… Written by Vanessa Bates and performed by Ursula Yovich under the direction of Chris Bendall, The Magic Hour is a fantastic one-woman series of monologues that is rude,…
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Thursday 3 July 2014
Film

interview: teo halm

Caitlin Gordon-King
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Hollywood has opened its arms to up-and-coming film star, Teo Halm. Seven years ago, Halm was hating his first stint at theatre camp. Now fifteen, he’s found his passion in film, acting alongside a floating alien robot and James Franco in soon to be released block busters Earth to Echo and Bukowski. But what’s it…
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Wednesday 2 July 2014
Art Featured

pozible’s sydney edit: interview with jennifer noorbergen, ‘kaleido’

Ruby Mahoney
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“I am excited to launch something that makes me creatively happy. I think you need to put some of yourself into your projects, outside of your full-time job. It keeps you inspired.” Jennifer Noorbergen’s typical week is spent designing web graphics for the University of Western Sydney. A young graphic designer, she moved in from…
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Saturday 28 June 2014
Film

film review: galore

Emma Robinson
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Teenagers can be bizarre creatures. They spend a lot of time operating in states of supreme self-absorption, almost casually inflicting considerable mental and physical pain on those they claim to love. And yet occasionally they come out with acts of pure bravery or selflessness. All of these capabilities and more are on display in Australia’s…
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Monday 2 June 2014
Arts

arts review: power babes unite at the 2014 found festival

Phylisa Wisdom
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The Found Festival was a nine-day, multi-platform arts festival. It consisted of an all women-produced art exhibition in the Magdalen Laundry and funky nightly festival events at the Shadow Electric, both within the Abbotsford Convent complex. When I asked Found’s producer Kirsty Hulm why she chose the Laundry for an all-women’s art festival, she said…
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Friday 16 May 2014
Arts

amazing babes @ the 2014 emerging writers’ festival

lip magazine
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Now here’s an event we’re all super excited about at Lip: Amazing Babes! Inspired by Eliza Sarlos’s picture book Amazing Babes, an incredible line up of writers will stories about the women who have inspired them, in their writing and their lives. With Canberra-based girl band Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret playing their second…
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Thursday 24 April 2014
Arts Fashion

canberra’s biggest fashion event supports local designers and encourages diversity

lip magazine
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  It all started with a question: ‘Why?’ Why didn’t Canberra have its own major fashion event? The capital had come into its own as a thriving mini-metropolis of culture and fashion, an inspirational place exploding with eclectic, imaginative minds harking from every corner of Australia and all over the world. For its size, Canberra…
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Thursday 24 April 2014
Art Arts Books news

free seminars demystify legal issues for canberra artists

lip magazine
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  Are you an artist or writer currently based in the ACT and don’t feel especially clued up on the legal issues surrounding your practice? Welcome to the club! But we’re all in luck as the Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres have announced a new partnership with the Arts Law Centre of Australia to deliver…
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Thursday 24 April 2014
Arts

WIN a free pass to Found Festival 2014

lip magazine
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Found Festival is a multiform arts event taking place at the Abbotsford Convent from 17 – 25 May, 2014. Thanks to the amazing folks at Found, we have a full event pass worth $120 up for grabs! For your chance to WIN, simply describe, in 50 words or less, what being ‘lost and wayward’ means…
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Wednesday 23 April 2014
Arts Culture Featured

magdalen laundries for “sluts” in “moral danger”: why I founded ‘Found Festival’

Audrey K Hulm
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I have been quietly and frantically working away on the Found Festival for almost two years now. It is an arts event taking place from 17–25 of May at The Abbotsford Convent featuring 100+ women – artists, performers, producers, speakers, musicians, choir members, meditation experts and everything in between and around those limited definitions. I…
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Monday 10 March 2014
Arts Culture Opinion

adelaide writers week: a review

Lou Heinrich
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On the opening weekend of Adelaide Writers Week, Radelaide is a city of convergence. As well as the Adelaide and Fringe Festivals going live the week before, the Clipsal 500 began two days prior to the first novelist opening her mouth in front of a microphone. It is as if North Terrace is a dividing…
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Friday 31 January 2014
Sexuality Theatre

theatre review: carousel

Sophia Dacy-Cole
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  Carousel: the Little Battle is a devised piece of physical theatre currently showing at South Melbourne’s Gasworks as part of the Midsumma Festival. The sixty minute piece follows the antics of two female-bodies circus performers who move through scenes that touch on almost all the big feelings that humans experience: love, jealousy, anxiety and…
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Friday 20 December 2013
Art Arts Culture news

arts news: the weekly wrap up

lip magazine
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The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is under pressure to return a painting claimed to have been looted by the Nazis. Swiss Lawyer Olaf Ossman claims the painting “Head of a Man” is a Van Gogh sold under duress by wealthy Jewish industrialist Richard Semmel in 1933 when he fled the Nazis. Although tests have…
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