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October 2021

The Alice Prize – Call for entries

October 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am - February 13, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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CALL FOR ENTRIES The Alice Prize is a national contemporary art prize and welcomes artists from around Australia to submit their works in any medium or on any theme. Held in Alice Springs biennially at the Araluen Arts Centre, the Alice Prize is coordinated by the Alice Springs Art Foundation, a voluntary not-for-profit community organisation that has been running the Prize since 1970. The Alice Prize is considered the most significant national contemporary art prize held in the Northern Territory.…

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NT Volunteers Expression of Interest

October 27, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - March 31, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Expressions of Interest are open for NT local volunteers If you're an NT based ceramics enthusiast and would like to be on our volunteer team then click on this link and send us your EOI. Nationwide EOI will open in the new year.

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December 2021

2022 Central Craft Beanie Festival Workshop Program call-out!

December 8, 2021 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Have you got a passion for textiles and want to share your skills with others? We’d love to have you join us for one of the craft calendar’s biggest and most colourful festivals. Alice Springs Beanie Festival 24-27 June 2022 Central Craft program will run over the same weekend and masterclasses can be held up to a week either side of these dates. Workshop proposal form can be found here. Application deadline is 10 January 2022 Kind regards, Bron and…

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January 2022

Job Opportunity – Operations Manager, Akeyulerre Aboriginal Corporation

Fri January 7 @ 8:00 am - Mon January 24 @ 5:00 pm

Akeyulerre Healing Centre has an exciting opportunity available to join our small vibrant team delivering cultural services to the Arrernte communities in Alice Springs and surrounding communities. The Operations Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations at Akeyulerre with the central task being co-ordination of staff movements and the supervision and support of part-time and casual staff. The ideal candidate will have strong connections to and knowledge of Arrernte communities and families, and experience working collaboratively with Aboriginal people in…

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fabALICE Festival 2022 – Local Artists and performers EOI

Thu January 13 @ 8:00 am - Mon January 24 @ 5:00 pm

The fabALICE Festival is seeking expressions for interest from local performers for the 2022 Festival. The 2022 fabALICE Festival will run over 4 days from 10 – 13th March. There are a number of opportunities for local artists and acts to participate and perform. What are we looking for? Entertaining, inclusive and immersive entertainment that could include cabaret performances, musical acts, artistic performances, DJ’s and more. We are looking for bold, innovative, and fun out of the box performances.  Acts…

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General Manager – Red Hot Arts Central Australia

Fri January 21 @ 8:00 am - Thu January 27 @ 5:00 pm

Are you passionate about the arts in Central Australia, and want to support local artists and the arts sector? Red Hot Arts Central Australia has an exciting opportunity to join its team! Red Hot Arts Central Australia is a non-profit arts organisation based in Alice Springs that provides accessible spaces, workshops, support and events to facilitate, promote and build the capacity of arts and local artists. General Manager (job share) – 3 days a week, one-year renewable part-time contract (subject to…

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Media and Communications Officer – Red Hot Arts Central Australia

Fri January 21 @ 8:00 am - Tue February 1 @ 9:00 am

Are you passionate about the arts in Central Australia, and want to support local artists and the arts sector? Red Hot Arts Central Australia has an exciting opportunity to join its team! Red Hot Arts Central Australia is a non-profit arts organisation based in Alice Springs that provides accessible spaces, workshops, support and events to facilitate, promote and build the capacity of arts and local artists. Media and Communications Officer – 15 hours per week, part-time contract until 16 December 2022…

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Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grants

Tue January 25

The Cultural Trust is committed to encouraging excellence and supporting a vibrant, world-class arts scene in Australia. The Cultural Trust offers grants up to $10,000 to assist talented emerging and early career artists to take up professional development opportunities, usually overseas. We support applicants who can demonstrate both initiative and exceptional talent, together with an ability to convert their ambitions to reality. In particular, we are looking for well-researched and planned projects that make the most of the time spent overseas. The Trust primarily provides…

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Latin Nights – Every Wednesday at Jump Inn

Wed January 26 @ 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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Story in Six Weeks | With Mary Anne Butler

Sun January 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This online workshop series, with award-winning Territory author Mary Anne Butler, will support participants to produce a solid narrative map from which to complete their longer form story, novel, novella, memoir or stage play. In these 6 three-hour sessions, craft skills such as character, voice, theme, narrative stakes, plot, structure, dialogue and the nailing down of a central question will be covered. Feedback from previous participants of this workshop series includes: “No other I have attended has ever been so…

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February 2022

Regional Arts Fund – Cultural Tourism Accelerator Program

Tue February 1

The Cultural Tourism Accelerator Program is a $5 million targeted measure announced by the Australian Government as part of the Regional Arts Tourism package, which will enable arts organisations to promote and develop cultural events for tourists across regional Australia. The program will increase tourism visitation in regional, rural and remote communities across Australia by providing financial support for arts and cultural activity. Flash Marketing Campaign $2,500 Open 1 Dec – Closes 14 Jan 2022 A competitive quick response grant…

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Image and Moving Image II – A digital arts course for those of all abilities

Thu February 10 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 14, 2022

Bindi Enterprises, 47 Elder Street
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Bindi Enterprises presents a digital art course for the new year:   ✨IMAGE AND MOVING IMAGE II✨ Over ten weeks you will learn how to bring life and movement to your artworks with the newest course on offer from Bindi Enterprises, Image and Moving Image II. Learn how to use Procreate to create frame-by-frame animations and Eye-Jack App to convert your animations into augmented reality.  Begin your journey to becoming a master of moving image in a supported learning environment. This…

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Community Benefit Fund – Minor Community Grants

Mon February 28

Minor community grants aims to improve the capacity of not-for-profit organisations to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities to Territorians. Eligible organisations can apply for amounts up to $15,000. Current Priorities: Priority 1 Applications from grass roots organisations that have limited ability to source funding from other sources. Priority 2 Applications that will provide an ongoing community benefit beyond the period of the grant funding. Application Information: Applications for funding can be lodged all year round. Applications will be assessed…

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The Wider Earth

Mon February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Dead Puppet Society’s The Wider Earth by David Morton BEFORE DARWIN CHANGED THE WORLD, ONE VOYAGE CHANGED HIS LIFE. The award-winning drama The Wider Earth tells the story of the rebellious young Charles Darwin. Join the twenty-two year old Darwin on HMS Beagle’s daring voyage to the far side of the world and discover the gripping story behind one of the most important discoveries in history. An ensemble cast, remarkable puppetry, cinematic projections and an original score by Lior and…

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March 2022

International Women’s Day Breakfast

Tue March 8 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Double Tree at Hilton, 82 Barrett Dr,
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Save the date - more information to come!

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fabALICE Festival presents: Hans – Sing-a-long Sound of Music

Thu March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music hosted by Hans comes to Araluen Theatre on March 10th! Never seen the Movie on the BIG SCREEN? Never been to Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music? Now is your chance to kick both off your bucket list! Much more than a Movie screening, Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music is a fantastically fun night out that includes a costume parade with prizes, followed by a screening of THE SOUND OF MUSIC with song lyrics so everyone can sing-a-long. International superstar, sex symbol and…

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fabALICE Festival Drag & Cabaret Show (18+)

Fri March 11 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

A fun and cheeky line up of the Territory’s best Drag Queens featuring Vogue Mega Queen, Prawn Cracker Spice, Miss First Nation 2021 – Cerulean and many more performances including Alice’s own – the Desert Diamonds

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fabALICE Festival Gala under the Stars

Sat March 12 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The night of nights – the fabALICE Gala Under the Stars. Dress up, Drag up and put your glitter on for this night filled with nonstop entertainment. Headline act – 100% Kylie Hosted by fabALICE Ambassadors Marzipanne & Miss Ellaneous Miss First Nation – Cerulean Drag Territory Alice Springs own – Desert Diamonds And more to come

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fabALICE Official After party

Sat March 12 @ 10:00 pm - Sun March 13 @ 2:00 am

Dance the night away with DJ Anthony Pappa and a few sneaky performances for our incredible Drag Queen line up. Includes complimentary bus transfers.

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fabALICE Festival – Drag Queen Bingo

Sun March 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Calling all Bingo lovers! Grab your dabbers and party stilettos for the campest afternoon out in Australia! With fabulous special guests, join our favourite duo Miss Ellaneous + Marzi Panne for a hilarious afternoon out!

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Arts NT – Arts Projects

Mon March 14

The Arts Projects grant category provides support for projects that create and showcase the arts of the NT, builds digital capability, provide skills and employment opportunities for NT artists and supports community access and participation in the arts. Applicants can apply through five streams: Presentation and Promotion - Up to $20,000 per applicant Skills Development - Up to $20,000 per applicant Arts Development - Up to $20,000 per applicant Emerging Artists - Up to $15,000 per applicant Digital Capability Up…

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April 2022

Girls With Altitude

Fri April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on April 8, 2022 at 6:00 pm

Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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The Araluen Arts Centre and Flying Fruit Fly Circus present GIRLS WITH ALTITUDE. The world-famous Flying Fruit Fly Circus returns to Alice Springs with their brand-new show! The superheroes of tomorrow are female and are changing the world! Modern day role models like Greta Thunberg and Jacinda Ardern are inspiring a whole new generation of young people who want to make a difference. Girls With Altitude combines the cartoons of celebrated Australian artist Judy Horacek (Where is the Green Sheep?), with…

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May 2022

Alice’s Longest Luncheon

Sat May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Olive Pink Botanic Garden, Tuncks Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Alice’s Longest Desert Lunch now takes pride of place as the premier food and wine occasion in Central Australia with the leaders in the restaurant and catering industry, showcasing to the world just what Alice has to offer. This is our own dining extravaganza, supporting the ongoing operation and growth of the Hamilton Downs Camp, a not for profit community organisation that provides a bush destination primarily for youth, also a great venue for other private functions and corporate groups.…

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Arts NT – Creative Communities

Tue May 31

The Creative Communities grant category provides support for initiatives that increase community participation and access to arts and cultural opportunities, prioritising social inclusion and health and wellbeing of communities with defined arts and cultural outcomes. Grants of up to $5,000 are available per applicant. Applications are open 30th August 2021 and close 31st May 2022. click here for more information

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Arts NT – Quick Response Grants

Tue May 31

The Quick Response grant category provides support for artists to access arts and cultural opportunities that arise at short notice and are not eligible for a Professional Development grant. This may include for example, marketing and travel costs to participate in workshops, showcasing opportunities, exhibitions, or other arts related activities. Grant of up to $1,000 are available per applicant. Applications open 30th August 2021 and close 31st May 2022. click here for more information

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Arts NT – Professional Development Grants

Tue May 31

The Professional Development fund prioritises access to development opportunities for professional artists and arts workers. The Professional Development grant category provides support for access to and participation in career development activities. This may include, presentation and participation at specialist workshops, arts industry forums or national markets where there is a clearly defined professional development outcome. Up to $2000 in funding is available. CLICK HERE FORE MORE INFORMATION

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June 2022

Alice Springs Beanie Festival

Fri June 24 @ 10:00 am - Mon June 27 @ 4:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Alice Springs Beanie Festival 2022 The world's biggest and best Beanie Festival. 6800 handmade beanies from around the world arrive in Alice Springs for four days of textile workshops, Indigenous culture, live entertainment and fabulous food. A feast of the senses full of colour warmth and a truly unique experience. Join us as a beanie maker and send us your best beanie creations or a visitor or volunteer and submerge yourself in a fabulous, quirky experience. The official Beanie Festival program will launch in March. Check out the website…

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