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Artists Toolkit

Published: Friday, 21 September 2018

ACT artists! Do you… have an emerging practice and want to learn about applying for arts funding? have a new idea for work or a project and need to find what resources will help you get it underway? have little success in applying for grants and other opportunities, and want to understand why? feel as […]

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Never Trust a Creative City

Published: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

NTACC program Part TED talk comedy routine, part strategic-planning-day-gone-wrong, Never Trust a Creative City takes a searing look at the idea that art + city = gentrification. Embark on a journey through rising rents and social dislocation, arts-led urban renewal, pop-up galleries and ‘really dumb things on the internet’. Supported by Arts House through CultureLAB; the ACT Government through […]

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Elisa Jane Carmichael

Published: Friday, 20 October 2017

In 2017, A + G is partnering with Big hART to bring visual artist, Elisa Jane Carmichael, who belongs to the Quandamooka people of Moreton Bay, Queensland, to Canberra during October and November. Elisa’s practice traverses a range of mediums including textiles, paints and fibres. Her work has been exhibited and published nationally and internationally […]

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The East Pointers ‘What We Leave Behind’ National Tour

Published: Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Transatlantic Celtic folk power trio, the JUNO Award winners The East Pointers, are Prince Edward Island fiddler Tim Chaisson, banjoist Koady Chaisson and Ontario guitarist Jake Charron. Their second album ‘What We Leave Behind’, released in September 2017, continues to blur the lines between traditional and popular music and develop a devoted fanbase around the […]

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Weaving: Past Present Future with Elisa Jane Carmichael

Published: Thursday, 21 September 2017

Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres is proud to present a special weaving workshop by Alice Springs-based textiles artist, Elisa Jane Carmichael. Elisa Jane Carmichael belongs to the Quandamooka people of Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia. Elisa is very passionate about nurturing and preserving her strong connection to the sand and sea, Yoolooburrabee. Her practice visually explores […]

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Artist Talk – Elisa Jane Carmichael

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Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres is proud to present a special artist talk by Alice Springs-based textiles artist Elisa Jane Carmichael. This artist talk is an opportunity to hear about the arts practice of this internationally recognised artist and the work Elisa has engaged in during her stay in Canberra. Elisa Jane Carmichael belongs to […]

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CBR Fair Day 2017

Published: Thursday, 24 August 2017

Fair Day has been held annually since the first SpringOut Pride Festival in 1999. SpringOut Pride Festival is Canberra’s queer cultural festival which affirms the pride, joy, dignity and identity of Canberra’s LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer) communities through events of celebration. The AIDS Action Council of the ACT proudly produces Fair […]

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Schallen: the sound and aura of Nosferatu

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Following 2017 seasons at Edinburgh Fringe (UK), George Town (Malaysia), Art, Not Apart, and Adelaide Fringe Festivals, modern classical duo and new Ainslie Arts Centre resident Tess Said So present their award-winning live score for Nosferatu in a brand new setting, re-written and arranged to showcase the stunning voice of mezzo-soprano AJ America. For one night only, Tess Said So […]

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Canberra National Poetry Slam (State Finals)

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BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!, in partnership with Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres, brings you the BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! Canberra National Poetry Slam, Australia’s premier Canberra national poetry slam.  The winners from ACT heats will battle it out for the title of ACT Champion, and the right to attend the Australian Poetry Slam final in Sydney. Be there for THE BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! […]

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RALPH INDIE: Tristan: A Song for the Superior Man (final)

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Tristan: Song for the Superior Man is a hybrid physical theatre spectacular that seeks to enter the highly charged discourse around ‘masculinity’ while holding onto Little Dove Theatre Art’s theory of love as the rhizome – or root system – of humanity. What does it mean to be a good man? What does it take […]

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