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 …

8 arguments to include in your Parliamentary Inquiry into the Arts submission – ArtsHub

With the announcement of the Inquiry into the arts in August, now is the time to advocate for the sector like never before. There is a plethora of evidence for the impacts of the arts, cultural and creative industries on all aspects of our lives, from the economy through to education. But it’s not just about the information we present: it’s about how we communicate it.

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Sydney’s Marrickville Town Hall To Be Converted Into A Live Music, Performing Arts Centre – scenestr

In a win for local, live music and independent art in Sydney’s inner west, the heritage-listed Marrickville Town Hall will become a live music venue.

The Inner West Council voted to convert the space, located at 96-106 Marrickville Road, into a live music and performing arts centre.

The renovation work (start date tba) will take place in consultation with multicultural communities.

Almost a century old, the Marrickville Town Hall was opened on 11 February 1922, …

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

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Pandemic opera production is one for the history books – Griffith News

The Queensland Conservatorium is putting on Australia’s first opera production since pandemic restrictions took effect, working within strict COVID safe guidelines to ensure the show goes on.

Singers have been rehearsing with gloves and masks on, the orchestra has been moved out of the pit and onto the stage to allow for social distancing and audience numbers will be limited.

This year’s mainstage opera production is Berlioz’s Béatrice et Bénédict, inspired by Shakespeare’s beloved …

Survey: Covid boosts all digital entertainment – CMO

With a global pandemic upon us, news, rather than film, is the must-see event of 2020, according to the latest Deloitte Australia Media Consumer Survey.

From COVID-19 to bushfires, Australians have binged on news content updates on the small screen and social channels, reflected in an overall increase in all news sources across all demographics during lockdown.

“Press conferences became appointment viewing during lockdown and television was the biggest winner with 90 per cent of …

‘You’re not alone’: Fostering creativity and community with Creatives of Colour – ArtsHub

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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.

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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 …