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September 2017

Basket Weaving with Native Grasses

17 September @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Gunditjmara Artist & Master Weaver Bronwyn Razem used to go bush with her mum, Zelda Couzens to collect grasses. Her mum taught her the stitches and different techniques when making baskets together. Bronwyn now uses these traditional techniques to create contemporary artworks and will share this skill with you. **Lunch included For bookings: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/native-grasses-indigenous-weaving-workshop-tickets-36943322472 Image: With Gunditjmara Artist & Master Weaver Bronwyn Razem

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Bush Animals – Indigenous Art Workshop

17 September @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Childhood memories of parents making toys for their children out of scrap materials and inspired by the Tjanpi Desert Weavers, Gunditjmara Artist & Master Weaver Bronwyn Razem has embraced this contemporary art form of sculpturing Bush Animals. The method involves wrapping wool around grasses. Bronwyn has a real knack of putting spirit in her animals and will teach you the principles of how to create this art piece yourself. **Lunch included For bookings: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/bush-animals-indigenous-weaving-workshop-tickets-36943727684?aff=erelpanelorg Image: with Gunditjmara Artist & Master…

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Do I love you more than a day? Vox Angelica Geelong Chamber Choir

17 September @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Love – a simple word with a plethora of shades of meaning…  This program explores the complexity and simplicity of love throughout the centuries through the music of Pearsall, Weelkes, Schumann, Vaughan Williams Minchin, Rorem, Whitacre and others.   Vox Angelica Geelong Chamber Choir is a new 20 voice ensemble of experienced singers performing a repertoire of fine a cappella music.   Tickets www.trybooking.com/QOSR   or at the door  

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Melbourne Theatre Company’s What Rhymes with Cars and Girls

21 September @ 8:00 pm - 23 September @ 8:00 pm

His achingly lyrical first solo album, What Rhymes with Cars and Girls, cemented You Am I frontman Tim Rogers’ already formidable reputation as one of Australia’s premier songwriters.  Playwright Aidan Fennessy (National Interest) has threaded these beautiful songs across the class divide to create a tale of love in contemporary Australia. Performed with a live band led by Rogers,  What Rhymes with Cars and Girls is an intimate musical jewel that sees two lovers brought together by a conjunction of…

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Horrible Harriet

23 September @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

GPAC’s 2017 Love Central Geelong Family Magic Program Presents Horrible Harriet for two performances only. Look out! Here comes Horrible Harriet. She’s wicked, wild and wonderful! Horrible Harriet lives in the roof of her school and keeps teachers chained in the cellar to do her homework. Harriet and the other children don’t see eye to eye – but all Harriet really wants is a friend. When Athol Egghead lands in his hot air balloon, Harriet finally meets someone who understands…

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Flinders Quartet

27 September @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

FLINDERS QUARTET DEATH & THE MAIDEN  A colourful chamber concert, coffee & cake Coffee & cake: 10:30am Flinders Quartet (FQ) is instantly recognisable as one of Australia’s most loved chamber music ensembles. A quartet for the twenty-first century, FQ continues its second decade with acknowledged musical skill and maturity. The group’s dynamic and stirring performances of a full spectrum of repertoire make them a highly respected force in Australian chamber music. Programme: RICHARD MILLS String Quartet No. 4 Glimpses from…

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Surf Coast Arts Inc. – ArtspOt 2017

28 September @ 11:00 am - 15 October @ 5:00 pm

Surf Coast Arts’ exhibition ArtspOt 2017 celebrates great and diverse art. Most artists are Surf Coast local or from the region. Oil, Ceramics, Photography, are some of the mediums on display. Most items are for sale. Prints and cards are also available. Come and visit and vote for the peoples’ choice artworks!

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October 2017

Deakin University Graduate Exhibition: XIII

4 October @ 5:30 pm - 11 October @ 4:00 pm

Opened by Professor Bill Hay and formally addressed by Public Arts Officer for Geelong, Steve Singline. We invite you to journey down midweek to celebrate with the final year Visual Arts students as they embark on the rest of the artistic careers and endeavors. XIII will showcase work in a variety of mediums that explores and grapples with a multitude of subject matter and theme. XIII runs from the opening night on the 4th of October until the 11th of October.…

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Justice Crew: KICK ONS TOUR

6 October @ 7:00 pm - 8:40 pm

VIP TICKETS: VIP Sound Check Ticket Holders are able to attend and experience the JUSTICE CREW Sound Check for a total time of 20 minutes, including an opportunity to ask questions. The VIP Experience commences at 5pm. Since winning Australia’s Got Talent in 2010, Justice Crew has set the nation on fire releasing non-stop chart smashing music. Their #1 ARIA Single “Boom Boom” is certified 6 x Platinum, backed up by two further ARIA Top 10 hit singles “Best Night” and…

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7 October @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

YOU YANGS WORKSHOP WITH MARK DOBER .Be inspired by the same landscape that inspired Fred Williams! The Geelong Art Society presents this workshop to be run by local artist Mark Dober on Saturday ,October 7 from 10am to 2pm . The cost is $90 per person . Mediums explored will be Acrylic and Watercolour . Bookings essintial . Mark will demonstrate, composing a painting, making use of colour and will attend to students on an individual basis. A comprehensive agenda…

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Music at the Hub

7 October @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A night of musical entertainment for $5. Guest artists, a singalong and light supper. All welcome.

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Rediscovering the You Yangs

8 October @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

To celebrate the exhibition Fred Williams in the You Yangs, Geelong Gallery will lead an outreach program visiting the Pirra Homestead in Lara and the You Yangs Regional Park. Join Director, Jason Smith as he explores key sites and the enduring fascination with the You Yangs as a recurring subject in Fred Williams’ work. The program will conclude with an en plein air workshop with exhibiting artist, Mark Dober. This event is supported by Bisinella Developments.

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Geelong Harmony Chorus – Sing into Spring 3

8 October @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Geelong Harmony Chorus are back for their annual Sing into Spring Concert for the Seniors Festival. Geelong’s ever-popular a capella women’s chorus perform their trademark ringing harmonies in an afternoon filled with music, laughter and fun. Afternoon tea provided, raffle with great prices and purchase drinks from our licensed bar. Tickets can be ordered at any of our Customer Service Centres or purchased by credit card over the phone.

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Golden Hits from the Drop of a Hatband

10 October @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

From the Beatles and Dylan to Dire Straits and the Travelling Wilburys – the Hatband’s choice of greatest hits have their backgrounds explained and then delivered in the easiest of styles. Tickets can be ordered at any of our Customer Service Centres or purchased by credit card over the phone.

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The Popular Mechanicals

11 October @ 8:00 pm - 14 October @ 8:00 pm

A funny thing happened to me on the way to the theatre this evening. Shakespeare’s greatest clowns – the rude mechanicals from A Midsummer Night’s Dream – take centre stage in this wild reimagining of what might have happened off-stage during the Bard’s most loved comedy. Perhaps the most famous group of amateur thespians of all time, the cast of the play-within-a-play Pyramus and Thisbe, bumble their way through rehearsals, misadventures and sheer idiocy in an hysterically funny mix of…

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Love Songs – Kate Ceberano & Paul Grabowsky

11 October @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

RAZ MUSIC A repertoire as diverse as love itself An intimate evening with the high priestess of Australian pop Kate Ceberano and musical partner, ARIA and Helpmann Award-winning Paul Grabowsky. This very personal journey into words and music by two of Australia’s most respected musicians brings brilliant interpretations of some of the greatest love songs of the past 50 years. The effect on audiences is palpable as Kate and Paul present stripped-back renditions of love songs they’ve hand-picked together for…

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Birdcage Thursdays

12 October @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Birdcage Thursdays is a new Australian play which takes a theatrically innovative and tragicomic look at the issue of hoarding and some of the complexities around communication across services and the families of those who hoard. An ageing mother resists her adult daughter every step of the way towards an important inspection. This performance features rebound local actress Genevieve Picot and addresses a major issue within the city of Greater Geelong with a Q&A session facilitated through the Geelong Hoarding…

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Blue Love

13 October @ 8:00 pm - 9:10 pm

SHAUN PARKER & COMPANY Snappy acting & a fat dose of funny   Infused with intense physical theatre, film and dance, Shaun Parker’s Blue Love is a poetic and satirical take on the clichés of pop culture, romance, coupledom and suburbia. From a fantastic place where TV soap meets art-house film, Glenn and Rhonda Flune take the audience on an expedition in search of the perfect relationship. Blue Love is inspired by famous works of art, theatre, music and film,…

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Flamenco dance Classes – Torquay

16 October @ 11:03 pm

  Flamenco dance classes   Torquay and Geelong region For details and bookings: Nella Randone 0439 984 008 or *protected email*  

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17 October @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

ATHOL GUY – THE SEEKERS STORY IS A PERSONAL JOURNEY THROUGH THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF AUSTRALIA’S MOST CELEBRATED MUSIC GROUPS Celebrating one of the country’s most revered music groups, Athol Guy – The Seekers Story, is a musical and visual spectacular that takes the audience on a journey from the 60s through to modern day. Athol Guy – bassist and one of The Seekers’ founding members – is joined by an all-star cast including…

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Art Medicine – 2hr creative and reflective play session

18 October @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Relax, Reflect and Connect with your instinctual creative knowing Self with this nourishing 2 hour workshop at Ubu Gallery, Fyansford on Wed 18th October 2017 10am -12pm 0r 5pm – 7pm.  The choice is yours.  Ingrid xx   Please let me know if you would like to come along. xx Art Medicine creating sacred connections  0420 932 751

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GPAC’s Musical Mornings – The Peter Allen Songbook

18 October @ 10:30 am - 19 October @ 10:30 am

The Peter Allen Songbook is a concert tribute to a truly great Australian, Peter Allen, and his friends, starring popular Australian music theatre star John Bowles together with award winning actress/singer Michelle Fitzmaurice. This tribute contains many memorable Peter Allen songs as well as hits from Judy Garland and Liza Minelli. This is a memorable show full of great highlights including, I Honestly Love You, Rio, Quiet Please, I Am Not The Boy Next Door, Tenterfield Saddler and many more.

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art medicine evening- 2hr creative & reflective play session

18 October @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Relax, Reflect and Connect with your instinctual creative knowing Self with this nourishing 2 hour workshop at Ubu Gallery, Fyansford on Wed 18th October 2017 5pm – 7pm.   All abilities welcome.  Materials provided. No art experience needed, just a desire to deepen connection with Self in a safe and nourishing environment.   Please let me know if you would like to come along. xx Art Medicine creating sacred connections  0420 932 751

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Exposing Edith

18 October @ 8:00 pm - 9:20 pm

COUNTRY ARTS SA, MICHAELA BURGER & GREG WAIN PRESENTS Australia’s very own Little Sparrow Written & performed by Michaela Burger and Greg Wain Direct from critically acclaimed seasons at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Leicester Square Theatre and winner of the International Cabaret Contest – Exposing Edith charts the tragic life of arguably the greatest French singer of all time – Edith Piaf. Experience her life, loves and losses through the songs that shot her to stardom including La Vie en Rose,…

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Peter Greste – The First Casualty

19 October @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In a world where the first casualty of war is truth, journalism has become the new battleground. The First Casualty is foreign correspondent Peter Greste’s first-hand account of how the war on journalism has spread from the battlefields of the Middle East to the governments of the West. Join Peter as he discusses his extremely timely, enlightening and passionate account and unpicks the extent to which modern investigative journalism is under threat.

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Family History Expo

21 October @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A Family History Expo featuring more than 30 organisations showcasing their services and products, four excellent speakers throughout the day, a cultural historian dating photographs and clothing, entertainment, prizes, giveaways.

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Town Hall PAKO Market 2017

21 October @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

A quality Artisan & Gourmet Food Market. At the Town Hall PAKO, in the Supper Room (behind the library), at 153 Pakington St, Geelong West. 3rd Saturday of the month (excluding Jan, Feb & Winter) 10am to 2pm The MARKET is this SATURDAY 21ST OCTOBER 2017 The Market is featuring precious jewellery designed by ALEXX. Ideal to compliment any outfit you will wear to the Spring Racing Carnival. ALEXX specialises in South Sea and Freshwater pearls with a difference, and…

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Grug and the Rainbow

21 October @ 12:00 pm

Grug began his life as the grassy top of a Burrawang tree. Fascinated by the world around him and never short of an adventure, now he’s back by popular demand. Embarking on his own epic journey to find a rainbow, it always seems just beyond his grasp. But Grug is full of determination and his adventures are always full of surprises. Featuring exquisite puppetry and more of the gentle storytelling that has delighted audiences around the world, this new show…

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Family Fun Day at The Shed

22 October @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Family Fun Day is back! In 2017, the Potato Shed welcomed over 8,000 people for this amazing celebration of family life. This must-do Bellarine event is proud to offer free music, crafts, performances, storytelling and workshops to mark the beginning of Children’s Week on the Bellarine. Perfect for kids of all ages. This is a free community event.

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Big concert for little people

22 October @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bluebird Foundation presents a special concert of beautiful music played especially for children. Professional musician, Peter Huf, will delight with classical and modern melodies on guitar, banjo, violin and more. A relaxed atmosphere will mean that little ones can play and explore while they listen to the music. They will also be able to touch and explore the instruments with Peter. Join us afterwards at our garden market. FREE but bookings are essential at www.bigconcert17.eventbrite.com.au A Children’s Week event proudly…

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