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The Big Skies Collaboration | Skywriters Anthology 2019

The Big Skies Collaboration are now accepting submissions to the Skywriters Anthology, a royalty title in print and eBook formats (pdf, ePub and Kindle versions). It will be distributed under a global license held by the publisher, Interactive Publications Pty Ltd (IP). Creative writers and aspiring writers are invited to submit skystories about their own or other people’s (or other beings?) relationships with celestial phenomena, as experienced from within the fuzzy borders of the region defined as the 700 Kilometre Array (700KA) of inland New South Wales. Read more

Byron Bay International Film Festival | Byron Bay – a Meeting Place for Innovative New Realities

Most film-lovers would be familiar with Weta Workshop, New Zealand’s world-leading design and effects facility behind the ground-breaking other-world settings and characters in films including Avatar, King Kong and Lord of the Rings. Weta have also been deeply involved in developing content for the Magic Leap One, the upcoming Mixed Reality headset from one of the most well-funded start-ups in history, a technology that until now has been veiled in secrecy – and that most people know from the social media video of a whale breaching inside a basketball court. Read more

Mudgee's Sculptures in the Garden to Exhibit Biggest Ever Collection

Regional sculpture exhibition, Sculptures in the Garden has announced that this year will see an unprecedented amount of artists enter the exhibition. The annual two-day exhibition, being held at Rosby winery in Mudgee on the 6th and 7th of October, will have over 250 works for sale from exhibiting artists from right across Australia. Read more

Inaugural Youth Arts Symposium Set to Shake Up Australian Arts

Arts Front Under 30 (AFU30), a new national symposium, is bringing young artists from across the nation together in Newcastle, from 26–28 September 2018. Following a hugely successful public callout for participants, AFU30 will assemble a hundred artists under the age of 30, representing a diverse range of voices and experiences from across Australia. Read more

Big Names for Mullum Music Festival's Opening Night Gala

Every year the hottest ticket in town at Mullum Music Festival is the Opening Night Gala. This separately ticketed event kicks off the festival in style on Thursday 15 November at the beautiful Civic Hall in Mullumbimby, NSW. Featuring short performances by top festival acts, the Opening Night Gala offers a thrilling taste of the wonders of the festival weekend to come. Read more

Four Winds Launches Inaugural Youth Music Festival

James Crabb, Four Winds Artistic Director, has this week officially launched the inaugural Four Winds Youth Music Festival which runs from Friday 16 November to Sunday 18 November 2018. This new annual festival is a celebration of young people’s music-making and a culmination of the energetic, inspirational and creative programs that Four Winds offers to young people in the region throughout the year. Read more

Lismore Regional Gallery | Bring the Hannah Cabinet Home

Lismore Regional Gallery has the unique opportunity to be home to the worldwide sensation The Hannah Cabinet in what would be a first for regional Australia. Never before has an iconic work of art (independently valued at $1 million) been housed in the town where it was created by a local renown master craftsman. Read more

Diversity, Community, Equality – It’s What Mullum Music Fest Does Best

Diversity. Community. Equality! That's the vibe that underpins Mullum Music Festival, the popular small town festival that’s on every music lovers’ bucket list. With headline acts like Nigerian Bombino, Guyana’s Mad Professor, Jah9 from Jamaica, and Osaka Monaurail from Japan bringing the music of the globe to the stage, the festival also brings local music to the globe with its third announcement celebrating the immense talent of the region. Read more