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Local Yoga Project on Sundays

Published: Friday, 23 October 2020

Matt Ellis from ‘Local Yoga’ and Ainslie and Gorman are offering free fundraising yoga classes all through the summer months, starting on 1 November! Classes will be held in the tranquil gardens of Gorman every Sunday morning from 9am. Classes are free of charge to encourage awareness and donations towards Canberra’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service. Spots […]

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Ashley Frost’s ‘Seacoast’ Exhibition

Published: Monday, 12 October 2020

Based in Bulli on the South Coast, painter Ashley Frost exhibits his works for the first time in the ACT with Nancy Sever Gallery. Ashley’s study in coastal scapes  forms in layers of thick paint, capturing the light and shape of landscape moving into the sea. “Where sea meets land and night meets day Frost immerses himself in what he describes […]

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OnCourse 2019

Published: Thursday, 28 November 2019

QL2 Dance presents OnCourse 2019 New contemporary dance works from university dance students around Australia and New Zealand. Choreographers: Amelia Vanzwol, Caroline De Wan, Caspar Ilshner, Christopher Wade, Gabriel Sinclair, Jason Pearce, Karlia Cook, Lara Dorling, Marcel Cole, Mia Tuco, Otto Kosok, Patricia Hayes Cavanagh & Ruby Ballantyne. Provocateur & Mentor: Alison Plevey & Steve […]

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Meeting Place Dance Session

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Come and have a big dance up session, and hear the findings from the Last Avant Garde’s Australia-wide performance workshops research with Deaf and disabled artists. Lunch will be provided. Presented by Alstonville Dance Studio and the Arts Access Victoria/Melbourne Uni/Sydney Uni Disability Arts research team. Please note: This session is limited to 15 participants. Please […]

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Rainbow Kids Yoga Training

Published: Monday, 18 November 2019

The 3 Day Rainbow Kids Yoga Teacher Training is a comprehensive, intensive and practical certification course. Be prepared to learn to teach yoga, whilst laughing, dancing, playing and singing! Most importantly, you will come out with immediate tangible knowledge and a lot of fabulous ideas to create original, captivating and fun yoga experiences for kids […]

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Hot To Trot

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QL2 Dance presents Hot to Trot 2019 – New. Short. Young. Local. Contemporary. Dance. Young dancers from QL2’s Quantum Leap ensemble have created these short works, with support and mentoring from Artistic Director Ruth Osborne. Exploring ideas on; fast fashion industry, perspectives, facing your fears, the existence of lemons, making decisions, the life of a […]

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LGBTIQ+ Elders Dance Club

Published: Thursday, 31 October 2019

LGBTIQ+ Elders Dance Club is coming to Canberra! The fabulous Bec Reid and Tristan Meecham from Melbourne based arts company  All the Queens Men will be hosting their famous LGBTI Elders Dance Club, from 2-4pm on Saturday 23 November 2019 at Gorman Main Hall, Ralph Wilson Theatre, 55 Ainslie Ave, Braddon. This is a chance […]

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DESIGN Canberra: Open Studios

Published: Thursday, 3 October 2019

Come and discover the magic of creativity at Gorman Arts Centre as we open the doors to the artist’s studios as part of the DESIGN Canberra Festival. This is a chance to peek inside 13 working studios, from violin making and glass works to digital artworks and contemporary performance – this is a world waiting […]

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Power By QL2 Dance

Published: Friday, 6 September 2019

Chaos Project for 2019 explores the nature of power with it’s varying forms, imbalances and complexities. “What is power? Who has it? Who abuses it? Youth power, girl power, people power… together we are stronger. The power to make changes to our own lives, to our own destiny.” A new contemporary dance work by Artistic Director […]

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Tristan Meecham

Published: Monday, 2 September 2019

Tristan Meecham is an artist who facilitates creative frameworks that enable social transformation; connecting community, audience and artists together in events that transcend the everyday. He is the Director of All The Queens Men. All The Queens Men create spectacular theatrical and participatory arts experiences. Established with Bec Reid, All The Queens Men champion social equality, celebrating […]

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