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August 2021

Paperclay workshop – 5 weeks with Paul Hayes

Tue August 24 @ 6:30 pm - Tue September 21 @ 8:30 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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The sculptural qualities are endless in paper clay, discover what the possibilities are for this versatile medium. This introduction is for the experienced clay practitioner as well as the novice. Makers of all mediums are welcome to participate. The single beauty about paper clay is that all production methods of traditional based ceramic ware are thrown out the window. Creative expression and design are paramount in this medium. Five short sessions are enough to wet your desire to descover more.

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Continuing Ceramics – 5 weeks with Paul Hayes

Thu August 26 @ 6:30 pm - Thu September 23 @ 8:30 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Further to introduction in ceramic production. These sessions are for those people who wish to build on the basic concepts and techniques introduced in the beginning ceramics.The sessions will revolve around the production of one large piece of hand built ceramics, the design of the form, the variety of clay bodies that can be used, the techniques of building these forms and the application of a variety of surface decoration as well as the use of appropriate glazes for these forms.

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September 2021

Waterscapes by J9 Stanton

Sat September 4 @ 10:00 am - Sat September 25 @ 5:00 pm
The Roastery, 10 Hele Cres
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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3D works on Paper by J9 Stanton Exhibition opening at The Roastery 10am Saturday 4th September

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Love a Local Portraiture Challenge

Sun September 5 - Mon October 4

Challenge yourself and show your love for a local by creating a portrait encompassing their essence. This is your chance to celebrate the people you love, whether it’s a teacher, a parent or guardian, a friend, or even a pet; show your love through photography, sculpting, screen art, painting, or a mix of media. This challenge is open to anyone in town aged 5 to 25 so let your friends and families know too! Send us your best work and…

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Ceramic Wheel Throwing 4 weeks – Monday nights with Anne Mosey

Mon September 6 @ 6:00 pm - Mon September 27 @ 9:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Learn to throw. Some ceramics experience preferable. Anne Mosey worked as a production potter in Sydney after training at East Sydney Tech College in 1976.

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Martupura Tjukurrpa – Important Business

Thu September 9 @ 6:00 pm - Thu September 23 @ 6:00 pm

Celebrating 50 years of Western Desert painting 9th September – 23rd September 2021 Papunya Tula Artists are excited to announce this September will see the return of our Annual Pintupi Show! To mark the 50th anniversary of the Western Desert Art Movement, and on the eve of the Company’s 50th birthday in 2022, the Papunya Tula Artists Board of Directors, Shareholders and Artists are delighted to welcome everyone back for our favourite night of the year. After an interrupted 2020…

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Ceramics wheel-throwing classes – Sunday mornings with Anne Mosey

Sun September 12 @ 9:00 am - Sun October 3 @ 12:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Learnt to throw. Some ceramics experience preferable. Anne Mosey worked as a production potter in Sydney after training at East Sydney Tech College in 1976.

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Bindi Magic 10th Anniversary Exhibition Opening

Sun September 12 @ 11:00 am - Fri October 8 @ 4:00 pm
Bindi Enterprises, 47 Elder Street
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Bindi Mwerre Anthurre Artists will be celebrating our 10th Anniversary of Bindi Magic. The exhibition opens on the 12th of September at 11am and showcases the latest and finest artworks from the Bindi artists. It will be open until Friday the 8th of October, Monday to Friday from 9am-4pm. Bindi Mwerre Anthurre Artists studio has been operating since 2000 for Indigenous artists living with disabilities. The studio provides a means for artist to pursue and nourish their artistic practices. The…

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Papunya Tjupi Arts are recruiting!

Tue September 14 @ 8:00 am - Mon October 4 @ 5:00 pm

Papunya Tjupi Art Centre are seeking a new Art Centre Manager. Employment Conditions: • The base salary is $70,000-$80,000 (cash component) (range depending on experience) plus superannuation, and salary sacrifice package. Detailed salary package information at end of document. • 12 Month contract (renewable) will be offered to the successful applicant • Six weeks annual leave plus 17.5% loading • Applicants will need to obtain a police clearance prior to commencement About the Role The art centre manager oversees all…

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Desart Photography Prize Award 2021

Tue September 14 @ 8:00 am - Tue November 30 @ 5:00 pm

The 2021 Desart Photography Prize Winner Announced Coby Edgar, Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art AGNSW today announced Tanya Singer of Maruku Arts and Crafts, as the winner of the 2021 Desart Photography Prize with her work My Mother’s Favourite Flowers.  “The story caught my attention, the focus on the delicate flower being her late mother’s favourite and the impact climate change is having in trying to source that flower” she said. Speaking to her choices of Highly…

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Vincent Lingiari Art Award 2021: Ngawa, Ngapa, Kapi, Kwatja, Water

Tue September 14 @ 8:00 am - Wed October 13 @ 5:00 pm

Grace Kemarre Robinya wins 2021 Vincent Lingiari Art Award Grace Kemarre Robinya of Tangentyere Artists has won the $10,000 Vincent Lingiari Art Award for her painting Raining at Laramba. Chosen by this year’s judge Hetti Perkins, Ms Robinya’s painting was one of 26 finalists responding powerfully to this year’s theme Ngawa, Ngapa, Kapi, Kwatja, Water. Raining at Laramba, depicts country around Napperby Station, where Ms Robinya and her husband worked and raised their family. Ms Perkins said the work “stood out…

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Walytjarara Walytjarara – Punu Painta Putukurapa: an exhibition from Maraku Artists

Thu September 16 @ 10:00 am - Fri September 17 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 3, 2021

Walytjarara Walytjarara – Punu Painta Putukurapa All in the Family – wood carving, painting, photography Opening night Friday 6:30pm 10 September 2021 (following Desert Mob opening) June Marriott Gallery, Central Craft Araluen Cultural Precinct, 61 Larapinta Dr, Araluen The title for our Maruku exhibition refers to the three creative mediums as one family, just as the art itself has been created by our artists families. Maruku Arts presents artworks created in the last few years that showcase Maruku Artists and the diversity…

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ASC French Film Festival

Thu September 16 @ 2:00 pm - Wed September 22 @ 8:30 pm
Alice Springs Cinema, 11 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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We're thrilled to announce our very own French Film Festival, a selection of some of the finest French films this year, screening across the week of September 16-22 for your enjoyment! This is a great opportunity to experience a little bit of France right here in Alice Springs, with the best of cinéma français. Read on for the full programme!

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Desert Mob 30

Fri September 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 24, 2021

Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Carbiene McDonald Tjangala (Papunya Tjupi)

OFFICIAL OPENING: Friday 10 September 5pm MARKETPLACE: Saturday 11 September 10am - 2pm EXHIBITION: 10 September - 24 October This year, Desert Mob celebrates 30 years of bringing together the art and culture of First Nations artists from across desert country. Established by the Araluen Arts Centre in 1991, the first exhibition presented contemporary art and craftwork from 13 art centres and art groups, with the hope that it would become an annual event. Three decades on, 32 art centres…

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Adventures in Agrabah

Fri September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on September 18, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Adventures in Agrabah

Come join us in 'Adventures in Agrabah'. Follow the story of a handsome Sultan and his love for a foreign Princess who is quickly kidnapped by the Sultans not so loyal Aid. Watch the chase through Agrabah as the city celebrates and the guards bicker, not knowing there is a traitor among them. Before 'Adventures in Agrabah' is our Defilé followed by the short Spanish ballet, 'Paquita'. For more information visit our website. Book tickets at Araluen Arts Centre

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Book Launch: A Dangerous Daughter by Dina Davis

Sat September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Red Kangaroo Books, 70 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Please join us for the Alice Springs launch of A dangerous Daughter by Dina Davis Saturday, 18 September at 12pm at Red Kangaroo Books To be launched by Tanya Heaslip The book will be available for purchase and the author will be available to answer your questions and to sign copies of her book. Refreshments will be served. For more information and RSVP, please contact our team at Red Kangaroo Books on 08 8953 2137 or email us at redkanga@bigpond.com…

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BOOK LAUNCH

Sun September 19 @ 11:00 am
Olive Pink Botanic Garden, Tuncks Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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ALL WELCOME   FREE EVENT OLIVE MURIEL PINK Her radical and idealistic life by Colleen Keating Stay for lunch at the Bean Tree Cafe with the author and buy a signed copy.Later join us for a Pioneer Walk in the garden and learn more of Olive Pink with the curator of the park Ian Coleman  ENQUIRIES: COLLEEN KEATING  touchstoneten@gmail.com

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Book Launch! Lies Damned Lies by Claire G Coleman

Sun September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Red Kangaroo Books, 70 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Please join Claire E Coleman for the Alice Springs launch of her book Lies, Damned Lies. Sunday, 19 September at 12pm at Red Kangaroo Books With special guest Laurie May, music manager at CAAMA radio. The book will be available for purchase and the author will be available to answer your questions and to sign copies of her book. Refreshments will be served. For more information and RSVP, please contact our team at Red Kangaroo Books on 08 8953 2137 or…

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Golden Voices

Mon September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Golden Voices

Screening at Araluen Arthouse Cinema on 20 September, 7pm. Directed by Evgeny Ruman Victor and Raya Frenkel were the golden voices of Soviet film dubbing for decades, lending their talent to everything from Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep in Kramer vs. Kramer to helping Fellini launch in the USSR. In 1990, with the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Frenkels immigrated to Israel, just like thousands of Soviet Jews, and are forced to adjust to the culture shock. In their sixties, Victor…

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Bindi Enterprises/Batchelor Institute – Digital Arts Program

Tue September 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, happening 8 times

Bindi Enterprises and Batchelor Institute are excited to present the newest training opportunity for people living with disability in the central desert. Classes will introduce members of the community to art-making platforms available at their fingertips, provide opportunities for exhibition and professional development, and help digital artists expand their repertoire of skills and take their creative practice to new heights. All the while acknowledging and embracing difference and the many ways people learn. The first course Intro to Digital Devices for…

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Digital Drawing & Painting

Wed September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Weds 1 pm - 4 pm, Fri 9 am - 12 pm
Bindi Enterprises, 47 Elder Street
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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✨DIGITAL DRAWING AND PAINTING✨ A four-week intensive, classes will run two half-days a week. 22 September – 15 October Bindi Enterprises, 47 Elder St Delivered twice weekly for four weeks Wednesdays 1pm – 4 pm & Fridays 9am - 12 pm This course will focus on the development of drawing and painting skills on a device – we will be using Procreate to create digital images and to edit and digitally enhance works on paper. This course challenges it’s participants…

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Latin Nights – Every Wednesday at Jump Inn

Wed September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

The Jump Inn, 4 Traeger Avenue, Alice Springs
Alice Springs, Australia
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Do you like... dancing? talking? making new friends? We've got just the thing for you: Latin Night at Jump Inn, every Wednesday!! 6PM - 7PM: Spanish Speaking Practice No experience required. Come and practice your Spanish speaking in a laid back environment with others keen to have a go... and if you're a native speaker, come and have a laugh at the beginners! 7PM - 7:45PM: Free Dance Lesson (Will focus on Salsa the first month). Every week there will…

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Alice Springs Town Council Night Markets

Thu September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 13, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on June 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on August 26, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 23, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on October 21, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on November 11, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 3, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Todd St Mall, Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Alice Springs Town Council’s Night Markets are held along the Todd Mall from 5pm-9pm and feature a diversity of food vendors, stalls with gifts and goods galore – PLUS free entertainment! For further information, or to participate in Council’s Night Markets, visit https://alicesprings.nt.gov.au/about-alice-springs/council-events/night-markets

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Desert Festival Opening Night – Lovin’ Local Parade & Night Market Stage!

Thu September 23 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Alice Springs Town Council lawns, Alice Springs Town Council, Todd Street
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Desert Festival 2021 officially kicks off on Thursday 23 September in collaboration with the Alice Springs Town Council night markets!

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Ecstatic Dance with Brother Moonbug I Desert Festival

Thu September 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
67 Bath St, 67 Bath St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$10.00

Ecstatic dance is a worldwide conscious movement practice that invites people to drop out of their minds and into their bodies to unwind and open to inner wisdom. Abandon yourself to rhythm and move freely as music guides you. This is a space of non-judgement where freedom of expression is encouraged. Brother Moonbug is an Alice Springs artist who has returned to the centre after spending 18 months in South America where he has expanded his practice as an artist…

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Ebb & Flow by Mark Twohig

Fri September 24 @ 9:00 am - Sun October 3 @ 9:00 am
Yayes Cafe Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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A visual arts exhibition by local visual artist Mark Twohig.
Mark explores the concepts of flow and release through line work.
Ebb & Flow will run throughout the entire festival, and be exhibited at Yaye’s Café at the Araluen Cultural Precinct.

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Our Very Own Wet – By Noel Ferry

Fri September 24 @ 9:00 am - Sun October 3 @ 5:00 pm
The Bakery, 4/11 Todd St, Alice Springs + Google Map

Our Very Own Wet by local artist Noel Ferry, is a compilation of photographic images taken at Ilparpa Claypans over a ten-year time period. This series of photographs demonstrate different stages of the environment, from wet to extreme dry.

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Fertile Ground I Desert Festival

Fri September 24 @ 6:00 pm - Sat September 25 @ 7:00 pm
67 Bath St, 67 Bath St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$20.00

We are here to witness our failing paradise. Suspended in time, vulnerable bodies navigate a forest of cement, imprinting brick to body. In this manufactured oasis, we observe the fragility of the human body beating alongside our persistence to conquer, outlive and survive in the face of crisis. Landscapes shift, micro cityscapes rise and crumble, as audience and performers move through avalanches of decay, gritty transformations that reveal spaces for hope and action. Care and burden. Weight and weightlessness. How…

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The Road Exhibition Opening

Fri September 24 @ 6:00 pm - Sun October 3 @ 6:00 pm
The Art Shed, 10 Crispe St
Alice Springs`, NT 0870 Australia
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A thread between worlds, The Road invites inner observation and explores sensory unravelling as we move from urban environments to the transcendental expansiveness of ancient deserts.

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ASWCO journeying MPARNTWE

Fri September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Witchetty’s Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Dr
Araluen, NT 0870 Australia
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The Alice Springs World Chamber Orchestra is journeying Mparntwe – with Arrernte woman Casii Williams welcoming to Country through song at sunrise 7.30am @ Emily Gap. Like painted dots, musical performances will cover Alice Springs throughout the day, culminating in an evening concert at Witchetty’s with works for Didgeridoo, clapsticks, Euphonium and Flute.  Alice Springs students will accompany performances of works by DW Solomons, Penguin Café Orchestra, Philip Glass and Elena Kats-Chernin.   Due to the exodus in Afghanistan the…

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North of Centre I Desert Festival

Fri September 24 @ 7:30 pm - Sat September 25 @ 7:30 pm
67 Bath St, 67 Bath St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$20.00

North of Centre brings the energies of Northern Territory dance to the tropics of South-East Asia. In three short works; a solo, duet, and trio, dancers explore their connection to place and understanding of people. Works include: Intertwine The incremental unfolding of this solo dance work by Tracks Dance Company plays with proximity, pervading senses and persistence. The intimacy of a single body performing against a vast space of human construction harnesses the forces of the natural world, fuelling a…

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Turbulent Flow in Liminal Spaces I Desert Festival

Fri September 24 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
67 Bath St, 67 Bath St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$20.00

Submerge your senses in a night of improvised experimentation featuring local artists Space Dog Leika, Hex Tape, VJ Growlzz and Cloud Sequence. Sink into a night of the unknown with a performance featuring highly proficient resonance noise formulators with maximum mood modulators, accompanied by the dexterous optical manipulators and live human body shapeshifters. Not sure what this all means? Neither are we! But we can’t wait to come along and find out. Turbulent Flow in Liminal Spaces 67 Bath Street…

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Alcoota Scientific Reserve Day Tour – 25th September I Desert Festival

Sat September 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Megafauna Central, 21 Todd Street Mall, Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$55.00 Sold out

NOTE: This event is also on Saturday 2nd October - Click here to view and book tickets to the second event Become a geologist for the day and learn about Central Australia’s unique megafauna! Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory will take you on a full day guided tour from Alice Springs to the Alcoota Scientific Reserve, a site normally closed to the public. The tour will be guided by staff from the Museum and Art Gallery of…

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Re Up – By Tahlia Rutherford

Sat September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
House of Tallulah, 64 Hartley Street
Alice Springs, Australia
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A collaborative installation showcasing several local designers who have embellished a garment previously sewn by Made by Tahlia.

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Desert Diamonds’ Razzle Dazzle

Sat September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An all ages event, Razzle Dazzle blends Golden Era glamour and Rat Pack cool in a jukebox spectacular. An all singing, all dancing showcase of local talent that will leave you toe tapping and finger clicking in the historic Todd Tavern.

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The Ultimate Eagles Experience

Sat September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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50th Anniversary - The Ultimate Eagles Experience is a tribute show that delivers a captivating live concert celebrating the unforgettable country/rock sound of the Eagles. Performing all the classic Eagles hits including ‘Desperado’, ‘Take It Easy’, ‘New Kid In Town’, ‘Take It To The Limits’, ‘Heartache Tonight’ and the legendary ‘Hotel California’, amongst many more with a mix of solo hits from members Don Henley, Joe Walsh and the late Glenn Frey. Get set to be entertained as the signature…

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ASTC Public Art Walk & Talk

Sun September 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 2, 2021 at 10:00 am

Aboriginal history lecturer and artist Pat Ansell Dodds will lead a one hour public art walk focusing on some of the key artworks in Alice Springs’ CBD.

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S.L.D Community Dance Day | GUTS Dance & Desert Festival

Sun September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Alice Springs Town Council lawns, Alice Springs Town Council, Todd Street
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join GUTS and guests on the Council Lawns from 12.00pm - 3.00pm for a celebration of the wonderful and diverse dance community in Mparntwe/Alice Springs.

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We’ll Dance on the Ash of the Apocalypse – Sun 26th I Desert Festival

Sun September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
67 Bath St, 67 Bath St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$20.00

This evocative play follows the story of a young couple living in a world ravaged by climate change. They are faced with a terrifying prospect, an unplanned pregnancy. Together they must decide whether they can bring a defenceless child into a seemingly hopeless world. This story weaves between present and past, aiming to fuel the ongoing discussion on global warming through love of humanity, hope against odds and passion for timely action to create the future we desire. Written by…

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Eastern Arrernte Band album & Purple Patch EP launch I 8CCC & Desert Festival

Sun September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
67 Bath St, 67 Bath St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$15.00

Two albums launched at one event! Presented by Desert Festival 2021 and 8CCC Community Radio. Get stuck into the local music scene and celebrate diversity of sound, genre and music. The Eastern Arrernte Band are a group of young, desert reggae artists from Lyentye Apurte. Singing in both English and Eastern Arrernte, their songs revolve around place, country and social issues. Purple Patch are four desert rats living in Mparntwe who have combined to create Central Australia’s own funkadelic-blues-rock phenomenon.…

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I’m Here. Where Are You? – Youth theatre workshops I Desert Festival

Mon September 27 @ 10:00 am - Fri October 1 @ 3:00 pm
Witchetty’s Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Dr
Araluen, NT 0870 Australia
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$150.00

'I'm Here. Where are You?' is a fantastic youth theatre workshop opportunity designed for those who are itching to dive deeper into the world of performance art. This series of youth drama and arts workshops run over five days and offer a unique opportunity for accelerated upskilling! The workshops are run by Leslie Simpson, an artist with an impressive global theatre background and training. The workshops include tried and trusted theatre games, challenges, and exercises to produce rewarding results for…

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SET!

Mon September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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SET!

SET! Screens at Araluen Arthouse Cinema on Monday 27 September, 7pm. DOCUMENTARY | 2021 | USA Directed by Scott Gawlik Table setting – for most of us is a chore, but for some it’s a sport. Once a year, a group of highly competitive table-setters vie for the “Best of Show” ribbon at the Orange County Fair competition, often referred to as “The Olympics of Table Setting”. From taxidermied monkeys to table-reveal parties, eccentric personalities and old rivalries come to…

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WTS Open Studio and Walk In Cinema

Wed September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Watch This Space, 8 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join in for an evening open studio session, followed by Watch This Space’s monthly Walk-In Cinema event.

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Kodivine album & Crystal Robins EP launch I Desert Festival + 8CCC

Thu September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Jump Inn, 4 Traeger Avenue, Alice Springs
Alice Springs, Australia
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$15.00

Desert Festival + 8CCC bring to you A two in one femme fantastic! An energy packed combination of jazz-funk influenced Kodivine and indie-folk, alt-country infused Crystal Robins. After the roaring bushfires and ruins of 2020, Kodivine is finally ready to release her long-postponed album Get Free. Get Free is an exploration of liberation, through embodied expression of disorganised love-chaos! Darwin songwriter Crystal Robins launches her debut EP Wildfire in Alice Springs, performed live with the help of a full band…

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October 2021

Bambadino, Life Love and Bellies

Fri October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Ready to jump into the full spectrum of emotion? This show will make you both laugh and cry! Bambadino stretches from deep heavy feelings to light-hearted silliness. Switching between sombre and humour with grace and warmth, Bambadino brings the whole room along with her. Bambadino will be performing a series of songs from her most recent EP series, written over six months of sabbatical in Ntaria, NT, produced with Sing Hum Records in Mparntwe. These songs range from soulful ballads…

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Baggage Claim I Desert Festival

Fri October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Totem Theatre, 8 Wills Tce
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$20.00

Baggage Claim is a series of five klezmer tales of unlucky men: swollen hearts, the burdens of anxiety, doing one's bit, and coming home. Settle in and be transported into the lives and stories of these luckless men through spoken-word and music, performed by Russell Goldflam and his Alice Springs klezmer band Rusty & The Infidels. Artist Russell Goldflam describes these tales as nostalgic, tragic, ironic, amusing – and musical: “they memorialise a lost world and a lost time, and,…

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The Fly Swats: Rated Arrr!

Fri October 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Stowaway with these singing, bumbling, smelly pirates for a swashbuckling adventure on the high seas on a perilous search for treasure where you can laugh, cry, sing, work and avoid scurvy with them!

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Ctrl+Sustain+Dlt I Desert Festival

Fri October 1 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Totem Theatre, 8 Wills Tce
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$20.00

Newly formed local Mparntwe art collective Skretch Kollektief interpret concepts of tension and release, internalised control of the external world, and the state and self. Bringing together experimental electronic music, dance and visual art, this piece intends to generate curiosity, discomfort and comfort for audience members watching and participating. Skretch Kollektief explore the space where different art disciplines intersect, and through Ctrl+Sustain+Dlt showcase five collaborative artists who have joined to explore art deeper and share this with viewers. Ctrl+Sustain+Dlt Totem…

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Alcoota Scientific Reserve Day Tour – Saturday 2nd October I Desert Festival

Sat October 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Megafauna Central, 21 Todd Street Mall, Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$55.00 Sold out

Become a geologist for the day and learn about Central Australia’s unique megafauna! Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory will take you on a full day guided tour from Alice Springs to the Alcoota Scientific Reserve, a site normally closed to the public. The tour will be guided by staff from the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and a representative from Olive Pink Botanic Garden, who will provide a detailed geological and historical briefing. The…

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The Magic Picnic I Desert Festival

Sat October 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Totem Theatre, 8 Wills Tce
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$10.00

A mouse that's lost its courage? An old lady who's lost her laugh? These are just some of the quirky allures you'll get to meet when characters Heather and Dan go on their picnic and get lost in the deep, dark woods. They'll need your help to make it out the other side! Join the adventure with On the Wing Theatre’s pantomime – fun for little and big kids alike! The Magic Picnic Totem Theatre Saturday 2nd October - 3pm

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