NEWS: NATIONAL ARTS GATHERING CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE HALT TO NPEA

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‘Free the Arts’ is calling on the Federal Government to put an immediate halt to plans to strip the Australia Council of $105 million over 4 years to establish the new National Programme for Excellence in the Arts (NPEA). Free the Arts is a national whole of industry alliance of arts and cultural sector organisations and independent artists. The 65 …

The Cats Meow-Campbell Arcade Melbourne

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By Celeste Hawkins In one of my favourite underground haunts in the heart of Melbourne exists a great little shop called: ‘The Cats Meow’. Opening as a partnership in 2002, it has been providing customers with Australian made clothing and accessories ever since. Kylie Golsby-Smith who started the  Kylie Jane label in 1999, took over as sole owner and operator …

Melbourne Web Fest -Web Series Festival-Check it out!

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By Celeste Hawkins I’m sure there are some people still clinging to their TV sets, missing the plethora of wonderful stuff floating around on the web. But, most of those people probably wouldn’t be reading this right now! For those of who spend large amounts of time on You Tube and  Vimeo, you would have noticed the digital web series …

‘FOSTERED’ Profile: Capiche and Cheeky Observer

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By Celeste Hawkins I’ve got a soft spot for Sydney. Every now and then I like to venture out of Melbourne town to explore the diverse and healthy art scene that Sydney has on offer. You may recall an interview I did with the charismatic Mulga a few years ago. He was able to quit his dull day job to focus …

Reconciliation Week- 27 May-June 3rd

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  Read some interesting facts here about from Reconcilliation Australia about:  Art Culture and the Archibald Prize… Read more about Reconcilliation activities all over the country here If in Melbourne-pop down to this gig tomorrow night at the Arts Centre’s new venue-The Channel Rap for Reconciliation hosted by Kutcha Edwards and Dig Deep Cost: Free National Reconciliation Week is celebrated across …