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March 2021

Cyanotype: Shadow WorkShop with Kelly Lee Hickey

March 7, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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In conjunction with Carmen Ansaldo’s SPARK NT exhibition Groundswell: recent movements within art and territory exhibiting artist Kelly Lee Hickey will be running a cyanotype workshop at Central Craft. What stories of trade and travel are hidden in our everyday items?  A teaspoon, a phone, a pair of shoes - these objects have shadow lives filled with other people and other places. Shadow WorkShop blends practical philosophy with hands on creative practice. In this two hour workshop participants will explore their relationship…

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Spread Your Wings

March 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Adventure | France, Norway | French, English and Norwegian with English Subtitles | 2019 Directed by Nicolas Vanier Starring Jean-Paul Rouve, Mélanie Doutey, Louis Vazquez  "Inspired by a true story, Spread Your Wings, which mixes fiction and documentary, is also an initiation tale. Forced out of his bubble, the teenager reconnects to the outside world, becomes aware of the beauty and fragility of nature." La Croix Christian is a visionary scientist who studies migrating geese. For his teenage son Thomas, the idea of spending…

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Ocean Film Festival 2021

March 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Adventure Reels The Ocean Film Festival World Tour will inspire you to explore, respect, enjoy, and protect our oceans by sharing the best films from around the globe. Each year the Ocean Film Festival World Tour screens over 2 hours of the most inspirational, educational and entertaining films related to the ocean from independent filmmakers both international and Australian. The Ocean Film Festival World Tour includes a unique selection of films of varying lengths and styles covering topics such as the oceanic environment, marine creatures, ocean-related…

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April 2021

Introduction to Ceramics – 5 weeks with Paul Hayes

April 21, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - May 19, 2021 @ 8:30 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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This course is intended for those people who have little or no experience in ceramic production and the craft of clay working. You will be introduced to the full range of hand-building techniques as well as technical aspects of this craft through discussions. Historic and contemporary examples of fine ceramic art will be introduced throughout the sessions. The main aim is for you to be able to create and appreciate expressive, beautiful three-dimensional clay forms. You should be proficient at…

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Daytime Ceramics – 5 weeks with Paul Hayes

April 22, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - May 20, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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This course is intended for those people who have  little or no experience in ceramic production and the craft of clay working. You will be introduced to the full range of hand-building techniques as well as technical aspects of this craft through discussions. A historic and contemporary example of fine ceramic art will be introduced throughout the sessions. The main aim is for you to be able to create and appreciate expressive, beautiful three dimensional clay forms. You should be proficient at the end of…

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Continuing Ceramics – 5 weeks with Paul Hayes

April 22, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - May 20, 2021 @ 8:30 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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A session for people interested in CONTINUING Ceramic practice based on an individual pursuit within the vast area of clay making. Instruction will be given as far as possible on each individual's creative process taking into consideration the constraints of the ceramic studio. Thursdays 6.30pm - 8.30pm 22nd, 29th April and 6th, 13th, 20th May 2021 BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL $210

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May 2021

Queen Forever – Break Free 2021

May 21, 2021 @ 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 “Gareth Hill is Freddie Mercury reborn” Glenn A. Baker Let’s face it – We were all under pressure in 2020 – Soon now it’s time to break free and rock with Australia’s Most Popular Queen Show, Queen Forever. The essence of Queen is captured perfectly by Queen Forever fronted by a stunning portrayal of Freddie Mercury by the very popular Gareth Hill. Combined with Brian May’s unique guitar solos performed superbly by Scott Bastian, rich…

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June 2021

​Walka Wirunya Exhibition

June 25, 2021 @ 10:00 am - July 11, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Walka Wirunya Exhibition is an of works from Tapatjatjaka Art and Craft. Titjikala community artists bring a collection of works including paintings, sculptures, ceramics, and batik to the June Marriott Gallery at Central Craft.

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Desert Festival 2021 – Expressions of Interest Now Open

June 28, 2021 @ 8:00 am - July 16, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

The annual Desert Festival here in Alice Springs/Mparntwe is fast approaching and Expressions of Interest are now open!

This year's running theme is Lovin' Local, and Red Hot Arts Central Australia invite all interested artists of various artistic disciplines to apply.

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July 2021

Exhibition: Fenced by Anne Davies

July 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - July 22, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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You are invited to attend the Opening Night of Anne Davies’ exhibition, Fenced. EXTENDED SHOWING June Marriott Gallery Central Craft 61 Larapinta Drive Join us in celebrating the culmination of Anne’s multimedia project inspired by the laneways of Old Eastside. The exhibition features photographic fence panels, a projection, poetry and 100 handmade books. Exhibiting 16 July – 22 August

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August 2021

Live on The Rooftop: Lip Sync Battle series

August 4, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Epilogue Lounge, 1/58 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Are you ready for BATTLE?! After a small taster the other week, the Lip Sync Battle series will be returning in full swing, live on The Rooftop, starting Friday, August 6, through until the Final on Friday, September 24! Each night 6 competitors will perform a song of their choice, with the top 2 going head-to-head at the end of the night. The winner will not only take home a $100 voucher for Epilogue Lounge, but also automatically be entered…

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Call Out participants Artisan Trail – Desert Festival 2021

August 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am - September 6, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

What is the Artisan Trail? The Artisan Trail is a self-guided tour of artist and craftsperson’s studios which is part of the Desert Festival 2021 program, produced by Red Hot Arts Central Australia. It is an opportunity for Alice Springs residents that have a practice of arts and/or crafts that would like to open their space and share their work with visitors. It’s also an opportunity for the community to visit some of the many creative people in Alice Springs,…

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September 2021

Love a Local Portraiture Challenge

September 5, 2021 - October 4, 2021

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

September 23, 2021 @ 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

September 23, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
67 Bath St, 67 Bath St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$10.00

ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE CLOSED - LIMITED TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR  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…

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Our Very Own Wet – By Noel Ferry

September 24, 2021 @ 9:00 am - October 3, 2021 @ 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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The Road Exhibition Opening

September 24, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - October 3, 2021 @ 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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Fertile Ground I Desert Festival *Tickets available at event*

September 24, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - September 25, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
67 Bath St, 67 Bath St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$20.00

*TICKETS AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR* 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…

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North of Centre I Desert Festival *Tickets available at event*

September 24, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - September 25, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
67 Bath St, 67 Bath St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$20.00

*ONLINE TICKET SALES HAS CLOSED - TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR* 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…

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Turbulent Flow in Liminal Spaces I Desert Festival

September 24, 2021 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
67 Bath St, 67 Bath St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$20.00

*ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE CLOSED. TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR* 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…

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

September 25, 2021 @ 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

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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Desert Diamonds’ Razzle Dazzle

September 25, 2021 @ 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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Re Up – By Tahlia Rutherford

September 25, 2021 @ 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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ASTC Public Art Walk & Talk

September 26, 2021 @ 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

September 26, 2021 @ 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

September 26, 2021 @ 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

September 26, 2021 @ 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, supported by CAAMA Music and Australia Council for the Arts. 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…

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

September 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am - October 1, 2021 @ 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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WTS Open Studio and Walk In Cinema

September 29, 2021 @ 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

September 30, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Jump Inn, 4 Traeger Avenue, Alice Springs
Alice Springs, Australia
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$15.00

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR 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…

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October 2021

Bambadino, Life Love and Bellies

October 1, 2021 @ 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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* SOLD OUT * Baggage Claim

October 1, 2021 @ 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!

October 1, 2021 @ 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

October 1, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Totem Theatre, 8 Wills Tce
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$20.00

* ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE ENDED BUT TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR* 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…

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Late Nite Snack with DJ Faggot Mafia

October 1, 2021 @ 11:00 pm - October 2, 2021 @ 12:30 am
Totem Theatre, 8 Wills Tce
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Looking to push on late Friday night at the Desert Festival Hub at Totem Courtyard space for some drinks and free music? Look no further than Latenight Snack with DJ Faggot Mafia!

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Artisan Trail I Desert Festival

October 2, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

New to Desert Festival, the Artisan Trail is something extra special to catch this year. The Artisan Trail is a self-guided tour of artist and craftsperson’s studios, and an opportunity for practicing Alice Springs artists to open their spaces and share work with passersby. A rare opportunity for the community to meet local creatives, ask questions, learn about their work and visit the spaces where magic happens, this one is not to be missed! * registrations have closed * All…

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Ebb & Flow by Mark Twohig

October 2, 2021 @ 9:00 am - October 16, 2021 @ 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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* SOLD OUT * Alcoota Scientific Reserve Day Tour – Saturday 2nd October

October 2, 2021 @ 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

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 *Tickets available at the door*

October 2, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Totem Theatre, 8 Wills Tce
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$10.00

ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE ENDED - GET YOUR TICKETS AT THE DOOR 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…

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We’ll Dance on the Ash of the Apocalypse – Sat 2nd Oct I *Tickets at the door*

October 2, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Totem Theatre, 8 Wills Tce
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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* SOLD OUT * Australian Poetry Slam Alice Springs Round + Eddie Kitching plays

October 2, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Totem Theatre, 8 Wills Tce
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$5.00

For entrants: Wizard with words … master of rhymes. Could you be Australia’s next poetry slam champion? We are on the hunt for an Alice Springs poetry champ to represent Mparntwe. The rules: Two minutes maximum. No introductions – get straight into it. No props, just you! The top five scorers will make it to the second round and will be judged by five judges chosen by the audience. We are looking for a maximum of 20 entrants, first in first…

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The Pungency of Rock Featuring Gurun I * Tickets at the door*

October 2, 2021 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Totem Theatre, 8 Wills Tce
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$20.00

Despite efforts to bury it, the stench of good sound and resilience is hard to cover! The Pungency of Rock is a live music, visual and DJ experience, highlighting elements of Southeast Asian music – in particular garage and surf rock, which experienced suppression under certain Southeast Asian regimes. The Pungency of Rock will feature a live set by Gurun, Mparntwe's own female-fronted rock band, precluded by the screening of the documentary Not Easy Rock ‘n Roll and a DJ…

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Sunday Funday I Desert Festival

October 3, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Totem Theatre, 8 Wills Tce
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$5.00 – $20.00

Celebrate the last day of the festival with the whole family. Come along for a morning of pantomime, theatre and workshops. A healthy lunch is included in the children's ticket price. Tickets to Sunday Funday include access to all Sunday Funday events and activities. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Sunday Funday Totem Theatre Sunday October 3rd - 10am to 2pm * ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE CLOSED - TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR*

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Alice Sings Workshop

October 3, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Fall further into the life of collective choir and explore local Mparntwe musicianship. Join this free workshop out in the Totem Courtyard run by Edward Gould, Alice Sings and Kodi Twiner.

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Gotcha Covered featuring Alice Sings I Desert Festival

October 3, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Totem Theatre, 8 Wills Tce
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$20.00

Fun, dynamic, musical interactive entertainment! Gotcha Covered will showcase a curated gig featuring seven different musicians covering other local Mparntwe artists! The event will wrap up with an epic performance of the song which was learned in the free Alice Sings Workshop prior. To get the most out of this experience, attendees of Gotcha Covered are encouraged to attend the free Alice Sings Workshop on at 2.00pm in the Totem Courtyard. Gotcha Covered featuring Alice Sings Totem Theatre Sunday 3rd October…

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* Sold out * Prickly Pear I Desert Festival

October 3, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Totem Theatre, 8 Wills Tce
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$20.00

Prickly Pear is a multidisciplinary live arts event showcasing women and gender-diverse creatives of Mparntwe/Alice Springs. Comprised of short performance slots, this piece moves between spoken word, music, audio/visual art and live performance. Prickly Pear shines light on the collective, encouraging the viewer to view art as something shared, rather than isolated individual performances. The event prioritises local and original artists, and within this is an aim to increase access to amplified space and performance opportunities for underrepresented groups. Prickly…

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Working with Clay by Claire Freer

October 8, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - November 1, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Exhibition : Working with Clay 8 October - 7 November 2021 June Marriott Gallery, Central Craft Alice Springs My creative process is experimental, intuitive and driven by the need to use found materials to create objects and installations in response to my local environment. Over the past two years I have been working with various found clays I have sourced with permission from local Elders and artists from the Ngaanyatjarra Lands of Central Australia on the tri-state border of NT,…

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The Magnitude of All Things

October 25, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Documentary Directed by Jennifer Abbott “It was grief. I knew it well. And this time it was for the changing world around me.” When Jennifer Abbott lost her sister to cancer, her sorrow opened her up to the profound gravity of climate breakdown. Abbott’s new documentary The Magnitude of All Things draws intimate parallels between the experiences of grief—both personal and planetary. Stories from the frontlines of climate change merge with recollections from the filmmaker’s childhood on Ontario’s Georgian Bay. What do these…

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November 2021

Kajillionaire

November 1, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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COMEDY/DRAMA | 2020 | USA Written and directed by Miranda July Con artists Theresa (Debra Winger) and Robert (Richard Jenkins) have spent 26 years training their only daughter, Old Dolio (Evan Rachel Wood), to swindle, scam, and steal at every opportunity. During a desperate, hastily conceived heist, they charm a kind stranger, Melanie (Gina Rodriguez), into joining their next scheme, completely shaking up Old Dolio’s routine. Her unlikely connection with Melanie begins to challenge Old Dolio’s odd and stoic reality—and she…

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53 – Sarah Brown

November 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Raft Art Space, 8 Hele Cres
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Sarah Brown's most recent solo exhibition '53.' Opening 6 - 8pm Friday the 5th of November. The show will be opened by John Carty.

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