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March 2019

Celtic Illusion

March 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Base Entertainment The much-anticipated family event of 2018, Celtic Illusion is the biggest dance and magical illusion sensation that has been taking Australian audiences by storm. The show for ALL ages cleverly fuses awe-inspiring contemporary Irish Dance with mind-blowing magic and grand illusions will be in Alice Springs for a one-night only show. With incredible new choreography, spellbinding magic, heart-racing music and a sensory experience like no other, audiences will be kept on the edge of their seats! Showcasing a stellar…

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Live Energy Smart – Lunchtime presentation

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunchtime Presentation 12pm-1.30pm Tuesday 26th March Andy McNeill Room, Alice Springs Town Council A COOLmob lunchtime presentation on ways you can reduce energy use and save money in your home. With: Sue Dugdale, Architect, speaking on housing design features to improve the liveability of your home Rachel O'Leary, COOLmob speaking on top energy efficiency tips. Light lunch provided or bring your own. Please RSVP: https://www.alec.org.au/live_energy_smart

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Book Launch: Wrestle! with Maya Newell

March 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join Maya Newell co-author of the kid's book Wrestle! for a book launch, reading and mask making activities! FREE | All welcome | Light refreshments provided | 4.00 - 6.00 pm BOOK your FREE TICKETS here:   http://aspl.eventbrite.com/ THE AUTHORS: From the team behind the award-winning documentary Gayby Baby. Gus Skattebol-James had just turned 10 when he appeared in the award-winning Australian film Gayby Baby, a hugely popular documentary about growing up with same-sex parents. Despite controversy surrounding Gayby Baby’s release,…

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Live Alice Mparntwe Arts – Classic in the Mall Series III

March 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on March 27, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on May 17, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on June 12, 2019 at 7:00pm

Join the Alice Springs World Chamber Orchestra for new music and performances in 2019. The orchestra performs works from Bach, Mozart, Schubert to Piazzolla, Carl Vine, Elena Kats-Chernin, Sculthorpe, Johnny Cash, Fleetwood Mac, Radiohead and Morricone. Returning for a third series, Classic in the Mall will continue to delight audiences with classic and contemporary music in the churches and natural spaces of the Alice Springs CBD. When & Where Church of the Ascension – 5:30pm, Wednesday 27 February 2019 On…

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FemmeX Launch Party

March 30 @ 6:30 pm - March 31 @ 2:00 am

<<<INTRODUCING FEMMEX>>> Alice Springs is a melting pot of amazing and inspiring women, trans and non-binary folks. Femmex is a collective who wants to showcase this diversity and talent in a series of events run by an evolving collective of like minded people. The aim is to express, explore and develop their art and practices in a positive and supportive environment. To kick things off we're throwing a launch party of HUGE proportions at Montes - with more to come!…

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Japanese Film Festival Teaser – Rudolf the Black Cat – Free Film Screening

March 31 @ 12:30 am - 2:30 am
Alice Springs Cinema, 11 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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In the lead up to the Japanese Film Festival, Red Hot Arts in partnership with the Alice Springs Cinema is hosting a free film screening of Rudolf the Black Cat. Rudolf the Black Cat (Japanese: ルドルフとイッパイアッテナ Hepburn: Rudorufu to Ippaiattena) is a 2016 Japanese computer-animated family adventure drama film directed by Kunihiko Yuyama and Motonori Sakakibara. When Rudolf, a little black cat from the town of Gifu (center of Japan), accidentally leaves his home for the first time, a series of unfortunate events ensue. With the help of his new friend Gottalot,…

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April 2019

Pick of the Litter

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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USA | Documentary Rated G | Running time 80 minutes Directed by Dana Nachman and Don Hardy  Starring Patriot, Phil, Potomac, Poppet and Primrose "By far the most joyous time you'll have at the movies all year." - San Diego Reader Pick of the Litter follows a litter of puppies from the moment they’re born and begin their quest to become guide dogs for the blind. Cameras follow these pups through an intense two-year odyssey as they train to become dogs whose…

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Blue Ball & Sunset Dinner

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-blue-ball-and-sunset-dinner-tickets-56847689971

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JUNK

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - April 8 @ 7:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Araluen Arts Centre  A Flying Fruit Fly Circus Production “Exhilarating, inspirational and fun” - ArtsHub The world famous Flying Fruit Fly Circus celebrates its 40th birthday with its award-winning show, JUNK. JUNK takes you on a journey back to a time when the neighbourhood street was a playground full of adventure and make-believe. Propelled by a cast of extraordinary young performers, this vibrant evocation of childhood tumbles headfirst into a world of play and imagination creating a sense of nostalgia for a past era when young people…

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Alice Sings Workshops with Alice Sings Pop Choir

April 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on April 27, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on May 11, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on May 26, 2019 at 10:30am

Alice Plaza, Todd Mall
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Come and join the Alice Sings Pop Choir for a special one-off workshop and performance. In just under two hours, you join whoever else turns up (and special guest musicians) to find yourself singing in glorious three-part harmony. From Sir Elton John’s Rocket Man to Bonnie Tyler’s Total Eclipse of the Heart everyone is welcome to come along and be part of Alice Sings. - Sunday April 7th at 10:30am - Featuring the Back Creek -Stevedores Union Brass Band -…

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NT Writers’ Festival | Program Launch

April 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Epilogue Lounge, 1/58 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join us on the Epilogue Rooftop for the program launch of the NT Writers’ Festival, 2019 – a festival of words, culture and ideas at the heart of the country. Stop in for post-work drinks and hear about the program highlights and special festival writers from here and elsewhere. Find out how storytellers and writers from across the country will speak to this year’s theme Lyapirtneme | Returning. Light refreshments provided and, most importantly, your very own take-home copy of…

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Writing Practice with Sue Fielding

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 25, 2019

The Residency, 32 Hartley Street
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Across four fortnightly sessions, Sue Fielding will guide participants through the 6 ‘rules’ of writing practice developed by US writing teacher and author, Natalie Goldberg (ref. Writing down the Bones and Wild mind- Living the Writers Life). In a supportive and positive environment, participants will practice the ‘rules’ through a series of timed writing exercises. This is a great way to get going, loosen up and explore new territory. There will be ample time for discussion and the sharing of…

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DMP live in Alice Springs

April 13 @ 7:00 pm
The Gap View Hotel, 123 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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DMP - ‘Door Mans Project’ is a talented reggae crew of 5 male vocalists and musicians hailing from Solomon Islands. After selling out 13 Australian Dates last November 2018, DMP are back with a very special guest to perform over 30 shows accross Australia for the largest island reggae club tour EVER put together in Aus!! First AND second release tickets have already sold out but general admission & VIP Meet & Greet tix are still available so make sure…

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The Price of Everything

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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USA | Documentary Rated M (Moderate coarse language and nudity, mild themes) | Running time 99 minutes Directed by Nathaniel Kahn Starring Amy Cappellazzo, George Condo, Jeff Koons "....Nathaniel Kahn's brilliant and captivating documentary about how the art world got converted into a money market"- Chicago Tribune With unprecedented access to pivotal artists and the white-hot market surrounding them, The Price of Everything dives deep into the contemporary art world, holding a mirror up to our values and our times — where everything…

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Easter Egg Hunt

April 21 @ 11:00 am
The Gap View Hotel, 123 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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This Easter we will be having a little Easter egg hunt, outside @ The Gap View Hotel so why not bring the kids down and get in the Easter spirit with us. Don't forget your basket!

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Troopies of Light – installation art

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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One event on April 27, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on April 28, 2019 at 6:00pm

Todd Mall, Cnr Parsons Street and Todd Mall
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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- Live Alice Mparntwe Arts presents: Troopies of Light - This interactive art installation by Wendy Cowan (IRE/AUS) & Mark Goonan (AUS) will feature a trio of troop carriers reimagined into moving art works, lit up and glowing as lanterns. The installation recognises the troop carrier as the quintessential Central Australian travel vehicle, merging their identity as objects of transportation as well as archetypical beings who have stories and voyages of their own to tell. When & Where Friday 26…

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May 2019

Me and My Shadow

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - May 3 @ 6:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Araluen Arts Centre and Patch Theatre Me And My Shadow is about the fanciful escapades of a girl making friends with her shadow. Children love to play with shadows, but making friends with your shadow can be a tricky business. There are things to sort out, problems to solve, adventures to have and laughter to be shared. Me And My Shadow is a gentle magical visual poem for children, using paper, light, shadow, colour, water, music, sound and words to create a world of play where the…

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David Hockney: prints

May 4 @ 6:00 pm - June 16 @ 6:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Araluen Arts Centre and the National Gallery of Australia ‘I love new mediums. I think mediums can turn you on, they can excite you; they always let you do something in a different way, even if you take the same subject, if you draw it in a different way, or if you are forced to simplify it, to make it bold because it is too finicky, I like that.’ David Hockney has been a towering figure on the international art scene…

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Ian Moss – National Regional Tour

May 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by The Harbour Agency After sold out shows across Australia, guitar and rock legend Ian Moss has added more dates to his National Solo Intimate and Acoustic Regional Tour in 2019 including wrapping up the tour with a special show in his hometown of Alice Springs. Respected as one of Australia’s most iconic musicians, Ian Moss delivers an unforgettable sound. While primarily recognised as an axeman of tenacity and sweet melodic sensibility, Ian’s distinctive vocal is the essential signature of…

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2019

May 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Melbourne International Comedy Festival Looking for a laugh? The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is coming to Alice Springs! Forget I-Spy, spotto and stale servo snacks, this road trip is jam-packed with a crew of fantastically funny comedians, specially selected to bring the fun of the Festival to towns and cities around the nation. For 20 years the Melbourne International Comedy Festival has been touring far and wide, bringing giggles, guffaws and good times to Australia and further afield.…

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NT Writers’ Festival 2019 – Alice Springs

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - May 19 @ 8:00 pm
Olive Pink Botanic Garden, Tuncks Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Storytellers and writers from across the country will gather in 2019 for the NT Writers’ Festival – Alice Springs under the theme lyapirtneme | returning Home to the Arrernte people and set against the breathtaking backdrop of the McDonnell Ranges, which carry the stories of giant caterpillar totemic ancestors, NT Writers' Festival Alice Springs/Mparntwe takes places from the 16-19th May in storied landscape. In Arrernte, lyapirtneme translates as something growing back or appearing again, after an absence. In the same vein, the English returning…

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The Young Kin

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Araluen Arts Centre and Slingsby Written by Oscar Wilde, adapted for the stage by Nicki Bloom “The Young King is charming, majestic and utterly delightful.” - Limelight What kind of King would you be? A naïve boy raised by goatherds is discovered to be heir to the kingdom. Treasures and privileges are laid at his feet, but at what cost to others? The achingly beautiful and tender language of Oscar Wilde joins the intimate and magical world of internationally acclaimed Adelaide theatre company,…

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Hamilton Downs Youth Camp Longets Desert Luncheon

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Todd Mall, Cnr Parsons Street and Todd Mall
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Its the foodie event of the year. Join us in Todd Mall as we celebrate Alice's longest Desert Luncheon. Catering by a wide variety of local restaurants, accompanied by fine wines and local entertainment.

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Banff Mountain Film Festival 2019

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Adventure Reels The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival, now in its 43rd year.  After premiering in the mountain town of Banff, Canada, a selection of the best short films about adventure tour the globe annually. The 2019 tour promises 3 hours of captivating footage, shot in some of the most wild and remote corners of the world.  Sure to set your pulse racing, this carefully curated program showcases a selection of films packed full…

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Roman Rudnytsky

May 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Araluen Arts Centre Roman Rudnytsky is a renowned American concert pianist of Ukrainian origin, who has been playing concerts around the world for many years. A graduate of America’s foremost conservatory, the Juilliard School in New York, he began studying piano at age four and gave his first recital at age seven. A prize winner in ten international and national piano competitions, he has appeared as a soloist with many orchestras around the world. Since 1984, he has played concerts and conducted masterclasses through the public diplomacy program…

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L’amante anglaise

May 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Critical Stages in association with Araluen Arts Centre Written by Marguerite Duras “Brilliant theatre, pure and simple. Don’t miss it.” - The Age A brutal murder is committed in a small town in France. The dismembered corpse is dropped from a railway viaduct onto passing trains below… All except the head. Based upon an actual event, L’amante anglaise is a beautifully poignant and emotionally powerful portrait of lost passion. This modern classic psychological thriller from celebrated French author, Marguerite Duras, takes you right inside the…

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June 2019

Alice Springs Town Council Night Market & Finke Street Party

June 6 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Todd Mall, Cnr Parsons Street and Todd Mall
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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The ‘Finke Street Party & Night Markets’ is the OFFICIAL KICK OFF PARTY for Australia's ULTIMATE Desert Race... the Tatts Finke Desert Race.

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Circus Oz: Precarious

June 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until June 7, 2019

Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Circus Oz and Araluen Arts Centre “Five Stars - A feast for the senses.” - Theatre People Precarious takes us on a journey through an intriguing world, there are remnants of our icy past but this future reality is anything but.  Inhabitants navigate this unknown world guided by their surroundings and their own ingenuity. Precarious is inspired by the icy plains of the Antarctic and the extraordinary energies and colours of the Aurora Australis. These new arrivals must manipulate their surroundings, and each other,…

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Otto & Astrid: Eurosmash

June 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by the Araluen Arts Centre  A Salvador Dinosaur & Critical Stages Production “Five Stars - Otto and Astrid take rock to a new level with this wild cabaret” - Herald Sun The award-winning post-punk musical cabaret comedy sensation! Fans of Spinal Tap and Flight of the Conchords, say “Hallo!” to your new favourite band. Otto & Astrid are Die Roten Punkte (‘The Red Dots’). Orphaned as kids, the brother and sister duo found shelter in a Berlin squat and never rockin’ well looked back. Eurosmash! packs the best and worst of Eurovision…

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Still in my mind: Gurindji location, experience and visuality

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - August 11 @ 6:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Artback NT and Araluen Arts Centre Still in my mind: Gurindji location, experience and visuality draws inspiration from Gurindji and Malngin leader Vincent Lingiari’s profound declaration of connection to his Country. Lingiari’s statement “that land ... I still got it on my mind”, forms the exhibition’s touchstone and provides the framework for reflection on the ongoing impact of the Gurindji Walk-Off at Wave Hill, a seminal event in Australia’s history that sparked the national land rights movement and resonates deeply today. Renowned artist…

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Ocean Film Festival World Tour 2019

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Adventure Reels With a vision to mesmerise and captivate, the Ocean Film Festival World Tour showcases more than two hours of sublime footage taken above and below the water’s surface. This carefully curated selection of short films documents the beauty and power of the ocean and celebrates the divers, surfers, swimmers and oceanographers who live for the sea’s salt spray; who chase the crests of waves; and who marvel at the mysteries of the big blue. The films feature captivating cinematography,…

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Queen Forever: We are the Champions Tour

June 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by The Music Group Queen Forever recreates the music and performance of Queen - the British rock band whose fusion of heavy metal, glam rock, and camp theatrics made it one of the most popular groups of the 1970s. The essence of Queen is captured perfectly with authentic costumes, a stunning portrayal of Freddie Mercury by Gareth Hill, all the amazing guitar solos of Brian May and ground-breaking rock harmonies, in a stage show with state-of-the-art sound and lighting that…

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Mel Robson: Intersections and Boundaries

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - August 18 @ 6:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Araluen Arts Centre Intersections and Boundaries is the culmination of Alice Springs ceramic artist Mel Robson’s research and experimentation as the Araluen Cultural Precinct Creative in Residence recipient. Responding to both two and three dimensional works from the Araluen Art Collection and engaging with the local community, Robson has created a new body of ceramic works exploring the idea of Place, through the lens of mapping and cartography. Robson uses material, form, surface and mark-making to ask what it is we actually mean when we talk of ‘a Sense of Place’, how we position ourselves…

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Alice Springs Beanie Festival: A Head Full of Tunes

June 29 @ 12:00 pm - July 14 @ 4:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Alice Springs Beanie Festival and Araluen Arts Centre In its 23rd year, the Alice Springs Beanie Festival drops the needles with A Head Full of Tunes. From Mozart to magpies, musos to mandolins, mantras to MP3s, (melody) makers from across Central Australian desert communities, across the country and across the globe will transpose and transform the sounds in their heads, the music in their hearts, and the Araluen Arts Centre, into a polyphonic symphony of knit, felt and crochet. This year’s event opens…

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July 2019

The Dinner Party

July 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Expressions Dance Company, Queensland Performing Arts Centre and Araluen Arts Centre “… a lively tasting plate offering the audience plenty to savour.” Courier Mail An elegant dinner party hosted by an influential young man for his manipulative guests is thrown into turmoil when power meets greed, ambition and jealousy. As the evening wears on The Dinner Party exposes society’s insatiable desire for control and status and the power play between the guests intensifies as the accusations start to fly. Who really holds the power…

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Superwog LIVE

July 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Century Entertainment The superstars of the hit TV Series Superwog (as seen on ABC TV and YouTube) are back on tour and coming to Alice Springs. Get ready for a night of non-stop laughs as all your favourite characters hit the stage in an outrageous new show. Expect never before seen sketches, as well as a bunch of hilarious favourites from their SOLD OUT 2017 hit show, Fake it Till You Make it. With an incredible 195 Million YouTube views and more than 1 Million subscribers, Superwog are constantly…

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Bjorn Again’s 30th Anniversary Tour

July 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by The Music Group ABBA fans its time to get excited as Bjorn Again are celebrating their 30th Anniversary and you're invited to the party! This world famous and much-loved ABBA show was established in Melbourne Australia in 1988 and has performed over 7000 shows in 100 countries worldwide. The act is widely regarded as the most successful tribute band of all time and is proudly endorsed by ABBA. The key to Bjorn Again’s success is in not just delivering ABBA’s biggest hits to…

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Alice Springs Quilting Club

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - July 27 @ 6:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by the Alice Springs Quilting Club The Alice Springs Quilting Club presents their 2019 exhibition, fusing classic and contemporary approaches to quilt-making and expressing craftsmanship of the highest order. These quilts are mesmeric and kaleidoscopic labours of love, telling stories about life and family in Central Australia and beyond, expressing great creativity in the application of fabric, pattern, colour and embellishment. The Alice Springs Quilting Club members meet regularly to exchange skills and ideas and their annual exhibition is a wider invitation to share in the rich, longstanding and inspiring…

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Advocate Art Award 2019

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - August 11 @ 6:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by The Central Australian Art Society The Advocate Art Award is an inclusive and much-loved annual art award for the Central Australian community, presenting a diverse and dynamic mix of works, across many mediums, by new and established artists alike. Coordinated and presented by the Central Australian Art Society, an important volunteer-run organisation in Alice Springs providing support, resources and opportunities to artists, The Advocate Art Award offers significant prizes and professional development opportunities awarded across a number of categories, with a major nonacquisitive award of $2500.

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Bonachela | Nankivell | Lane

July 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Sydney Dance Company and Araluen Arts Centre "★★★★ Well worth seeing… Extraordinary… powerful… memorable" – Sydney Morning Herald Sydney Dance Company’s 50th Anniversary bursts into life with a formidable triple bill from Rafael Bonachela, Gabrielle Nankivell and Melanie Lane, each having carved their own unique style, pushing at the possibilities of movement. In a season premiering in Sydney before touring nationally, audiences will see three thrilling works share the one stage for the first time. In the world premiere of Cinco, Rafael Bonachela melds five virtuosic dancers,…

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August 2019

Madama Butterfly

August 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until August 7, 2019

Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Opera Australia and Araluen Arts Centre A man enchanted by the beauty of the East. A woman in love with the promise of the West. Separated by a vast ocean and many years, what will become of their love? Madama Butterfly is a love story that reaches across cultures, across oceans, across time. U.S. Naval officer B.F. Pinkerton is ashore in Japan, and enchanted with its beauty and freedoms. He decides to take a wife, and when the gorgeous geisha Butterfly…

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2019 August Night Market

August 29 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Todd Mall, Cnr Parsons Street and Todd Mall
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Come prepared to be spoiled with a diversity of stalls that clearly reflects this town's inclusive spirit.

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The Sapphires

August 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by HIT Productions and Araluen Arts Centre “Energetic, passionate, heart wrenching, uplifting, hilarious and engaging.” - Australian Stage The Sapphires is a multiple award-winning musical play, and film that starred Jessica Mauboy, that is coming to the Araluen stage for one night only. Four young Aboriginal women from regional Australia, who like singing country music, suddenly get the chance to change their tune, and their lives. Wearing sequins, armed only with microphones they find themselves trying to spread joy in the hell that is…

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September 2019

Desert Mob 2019

September 5 @ 5:30 pm - October 22 @ 4:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by the Araluen Arts Centre and Desart Presented in partnership with Desart, Desert Mob is an event of national significance, representing the most comprehensive survey of contemporary Aboriginal art by artists from across the desert regions and communities of Central Australia. After record-breaking audience attendances and artwork sales in 2018, this 29-year–strong event remains as vital and vibrant as ever. In 2019, the Desert Mob Exhibition, Symposium and MarketPlace continues to document and celebrate the dynamic shifts of one of the world’s most important art movements, with artists from Desart member art centres…

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Soweto Gospel Choir – Freedom

September 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on September 14, 2019 at 7:30pm

Presented by Andrew Kay and Associates “ 4 Stars - It’s impossible to spend an hour with them and not leave with a big smile on your face” In Daily Winner of the 2019 Grammy Award for Best World Music Album for their latest album Freedom, a collection of songs which celebrate and commemorate South Africa’s democratic movements struggle for freedom, Soweto Gospel Choir now bring their Freedom concert to Australia for the first time. Hailing from Soweto (South West Township), a town outside of…

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Much Ado About Nothing

September 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Bell Shakespeare and Araluen Arts Centre Claudio and Hero are deeply in love. Beatrice and Benedick would rather swap sassy insults than sweet nothings. Much Ado About Nothing is a saucy and razor-sharp battle of wits between the bickering Beatrice and Benedick, who wield words as weapons, their banter betraying their love for each other. Claudio however is quickly consumed by envy and his idyllic world threatens to come tumbling down as he humiliates Hero. Beatrice and Benedick must join forces to defend true…

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2019 September Night Market

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Todd Mall, Cnr Parsons Street and Todd Mall
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Come prepared to be spoiled with a diversity of stalls that clearly reflects this town's inclusive spirit.

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October 2019

Practically Perfect

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Araluen Arts Centre For generations she has graced the stage and screen, and is fondly remembered for being Maria in The Sound of Music and of course, the wonderful nanny in Mary Poppins. Now in one glorious stage production, Practically Perfect celebrates the life and music of the legendary Dame Julie Andrews. Featuring some of her best known songs from shows such as Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady, The Sound of Music, Victor Victoria and more, interwoven with stories of her life on and off the…

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Isaiah Firebrace in Concert

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Araluen Arts Centre Hot on the heels of his return from the Ukraine, Isaiah Firebrace, Australia’s top ten ranked 2017 Eurovision Song Contest finalist, will be touring Australia with his 4-piece band in his new 2 hour concert spectacular. Hailing from just outside Melbourne, along the banks of the Murray River, Isaiah first stepped into the spotlight in 2016 when he was crowned winner of the eighth season of The X Factor Australia. Since then he’s grabbed global attention for his #1 single It’s Gotta…

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2019 October Night Market

October 24 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Todd Mall, Cnr Parsons Street and Todd Mall
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Come prepared to be spoiled with a diversity of stalls that clearly reflects this town's inclusive spirit.

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