The Boite introduces new initiative so more music lovers can access their online gigs – Beat Magazine

Words by Tom Parker

As part of the multicultural music organisation’s ongoing ‘Adapt, Not Cancel’ project.

Ever since the beginning of COVID-19, The Boite has been running their ‘Adapt, Not Cancel’ series to give gig opportunities to musicians at a time where they’ve lost most if not all of their work.

Across the six months that it’s been running, ‘Adapt, Not Cancel’ has proved to be a huge success welcoming artists to perform from all …

What’s On 17 September – 24 September – Neos Kosmos


VIRTUAL OPEN LECTURE: ELIA KAZAN AND THE DIASPORIC IDENTITY OF A GREEK AMERICAN FILM MAKERUniversity of Sydney Professor Vrasidas Karalis will delve into the artistic and intellectual development of Elia Kazan from his early theatrical productions, his films to his final autobiographical books. The lecture will ask the question of how the identity of the ‘outsiders’ adapt and the compromises that they must make in order to be accepted by their adopted countries. Kazan …

A festival of lamb and Low & Slow at Yiasou George – InDaily

Cheltenham Mausoleum dedication Living Proof podcast: Talking with Diageo Reserve’s Global Cocktailian Lauren Mote Pandemic only at beginning and “getting nastier”: WHO Poems: New Day & Anniversary What we know today, Wednesday September 16

Upcoming food and wine happenings, including The Clare Valley Festival of the Lamb, a barbecue-lovers set-menu dinner at Slow George, and 23rd Street Distillery’s birthday celebrations.

The Clare Valley Festival of the Lamb – September 16 to 22

Focusing on the …

Making the most of parenting through lockdown – Neos Kosmos

It is said that being a parent is the hardest job in the world.

Many parents have had to work from home during the pandemic and navigate the task of being a teacher.

In the Zoom webinar hosted by the Mental Health Foundation Australia last week, Multicultural Ambassadors Christina Chia, Latha Srinivasan and Santi Whiteside discussed their views and shared tips for parenting during the pandemic.

The conversations were centred around sharing and giving space, …

What’s On 10 September – 17 September – Neos Kosmos


FREE ONLINE WEBINAR ARCHAEOLOGY IN SPARTAThe Pallaconian Brotherhood continues their series of lectures commemorating the 2500th Anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae. This lecture presented by Daphne Martin archaeological sites in Sparta and around Lakonia, and also the ongoing work for their integration into daily life, as cultural sites to be visited, to learn from, and to be inspired by, for visitors and locals alike.When: 10 September 6:00 pmWhere: Zoom (Link to be added …

Opinion: How Greek heritage has shaped second and third generation upbringing – Neos Kosmos

Australia is home to close to 400,000 Greeks who contribute in one way or another to keep their heritage alive through celebrations, arts, cuisine, language and education.

For years Greek parents and grandparents have laid out the foundations for the generations that have followed through cultural organisations, to lobby groups to even the milk bars and eateries scattered throughout the country.

Three young Greeks explore and tell Neos Kosmos how their Greek heritage has shaped …

Hahndorf celebrations and Maggie Beer’s market return – InDaily

SA bans single-use straws, cutlery What we know today, Thursday September 10 Another SA media blow as Adelaide Review shuts doors Your views: on sexual harassment, rent relief and heritage protection Move for Parliament to allow overdue harassment inquiry

Upcoming food and wine happenings, including a month-long celebration of culture in Hahndorf, Maggie Beer’s return to Adelaide Farmers’ Market, and a uniquely South Australian celebration, The Clare Valley Festival of the Lamb.


Applause: Latest funding and awards announced (locked) – ArtsHub

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Tamworth country music: Kevin Bennett and Luke O’Shea collaborated on single Happy Australia Day to spark conversation about history –

AS A high school teacher, Luke O’Shea found a gap in learning and knew it had to be filled. And, as a singer-songwriter, he knew music was a good way to connect with people. The song Happy Australia Day is a collaboration between O’Shea and award-winning artist and Kamilaroi man Kevin Bennett. The single was created to spark an open conversation about Australia’s history, and the truths underpinning Australia Day. READ ALSO: “It’s always struck…

Johnson tells EU agree to deal or move on – Warrnambool Standard

Britain has set an October 15 deadline to strike a free-trade deal with the European Union and if none is agreed both sides should “accept that and move on,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to declare on Monday. Britain left the EU on January 31 but there has been little progress on a new trade deal after a status-quo transition arrangement ends in December. Talks, which have stalled over the United Kingdom’s insistence it…