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

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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 …

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

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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 …

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Live From My Living Room with Gelareh Pour – Hoover Sun

Live From My Living Room is a weekly online concert series. This week we’re thrilled to bring you Gelareh Pour, live from her home in Melbourne, Australia.

Live From My Living Room is a weekly online concert series. This week we’re thrilled to bring you Gelareh Pour, live from her home in Melbourne, Australia.

This performance will stream on our Facebook and YouTube pages. Direct links to both will be posted here soon.

Gelareh Pour

What’s On 27 August – 3 September – Neos Kosmos

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FREE ONLINE LECTURE COVID AND WORKING MIGRANT COMMUNITIESKos Samaras will be presenting a lecture hosted by The Greek Community of Melbourne delving into how COVID-19 has not just been lethal for many of our frail elderly but for thousands of migrant workers, exposed because of their work and lack of care.This pandemic will be remembered for many tragedies, but history will highlight one very obvious trait. The impact on migrant communities, from the cold streets …

65+ community events on in Mackay this week – Daily Mercury

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The Community Diary and Weekend Planner offer free entries to not-for-profit groups, organisations, clubs and schools in the wider Mackay region.

Email details of your event, under the subject ‘Community Diary’ to heidi.petith@dailymercury.com.au

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26

– PLASMA Power Week hosted by Australian Red Cross Lifeblood: whether you’re new to the scene or a plasma pro, join the Red Cross for a special week dedicated to all things plasma. Book via https://www.donateblood.com.au/page/plasma-power-week

Recipients Announced For Play Local Funding For Music and Arts Venues – Broadway World

Funding of $812, 635 will fund 52 live music and performing arts venues throughout Queensland.

Outcomes for Play Local were announced on the 20 August 2020. Play Local funding of $812, 635 will fund 52 live music and performing arts venues throughout the state to host performances by Queensland acts and artists.

These include:

Artemus Events $19,930 – ARTEMUS and Dust Temple will resume with the concert program, plus the Saturday Morning Sounds Singer-songwriter sessions.…

What’s On 20 August – 27 August – Neos Kosmos

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FREE ONLINE WEBINAR THE MYSTERY OF MYSTRASThe Pallaconian Brotherhood is launching their first webinar of a series of lectures commemorating the 2500th Anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae. This lecture presented by Olympia Nelson will focus on the art, iconography and influence to be found in the Byzantine stronghold and cultural hub of Mystras located in the heartland of LakoniaWhen: 20 August 6:30 pmWhere: Zoom (Link to be added on their Facebook event)Info: …

All of Australia’s national news directors are white men, with lack of TV diversity starting at the top – Mumbrella

Despite almost a quarter of Australians coming from an Indigenous or non-European background, every national news director in Australia is a white man, and 96.9% of those in the most senior news management roles have an Anglo-Celtic or European background, according to new research.

More than 75% of presenters, commentators and reporters are Anglo-Celtic, while only 6% have an Indigenous or non-European background, according to the report. And of the free to air networks’ 39 …

Working Together With Multicultural Communities – Mirage News

The Victorian Government is boosting support for multicultural communities across the state so that all Victorians can play their part, help slow the spread of coronavirus and stay safe.

Premier Daniel Andrews today announced an additional $14.3 million to reach out to more culturally and linguistically diverse Victorians and ensure they get the support they need, when they need it.

The funding includes $6.9 million for expanded health messaging and support for multicultural organisations that …