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October 2021

We’ll Dance on the Ash of the Apocalypse – Sat 2nd Oct I Desert Festival

Sat October 2 @ 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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Australian Poetry Slam Alice Springs Round + Eddie Kitching plays

Sat October 2 @ 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 Desert Festival

Sat October 2 @ 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

Sun October 3 @ 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

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Alice Sings Workshop

Sun October 3 @ 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

Sun October 3 @ 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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Prickly Pear I Desert Festival

Sun October 3 @ 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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Arts NT – Arts Projects

Mon October 4

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 four 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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The Killing of Two Lovers

Mon October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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TheKillingOfTwoLovers

Screening at Araluen Arthouse Cinema on 4 October, 7pm. A marriage story, The Killing of Two Lovers follows David, who desperately tries to keep his family of six together during a separation from his wife, Nikki. They both agree to see other people but David struggles to grapple with his wife's new relationship. The Hollywood Reporter calls the film “a transfixing drama without a wasted word or a single inessential scene.” Making its premiere at Sundance, released by the studio…

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PIG

Mon October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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PIG

PIG is screening at Araluen's Arthouse Cinema on 11 October, 7pm. Thriller USA | 2021 Rated: MA15+  Directed by Michael Sarnoski Starring Nicolas Cage, Alex Wolff, Adam Arkin, Nina Belforte, Dalene Young, Gretchen Corbett, Julia Bray A truffle hunter (Nicolas Cage) who lives alone in the Oregonian wilderness must return to his past in Portland in search of his beloved foraging pig after she is kidnapped.

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WHEEL THROWING CLASSES AT CDU with Mel Robson

Tue October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

CDU Alice Springs, Grevillea Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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CUACER201 Develop Ceramic Skills - this is an accredited unit from CUA20715 Certificate II in Visual Arts In this 3 day workshop you will: • Learn the basics of wheel throwing clay on the potters wheel, including wedging, centering clay and throwing simple cylinder and bowl forms • Be introduced to the use of glazes and glazing techniques • Learn about firing processes • Understand Health and Safety requirements for working in the ceramics studio This course is designed for…

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Impermanence

Sat October 23 @ 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 and Sydney Dance Company A visceral and thrilling exploration of the juxtaposition of beauty and devastation, Sydney Dance Company’s full-length work, Impermanence is Rafael Bonachela’s newest creation. Contemporary composer, Bryce Dessner has composed a new score full of emotional power. Best known as a founder of American rock band The National and for his film scores for The Revenant and The Two Popes, Dessner was initially inspired by the tragedy of the Australian bush fires and the Notre-Dame fire in…

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December 2021

Community Benefit Fund – Minor Community Grants

Fri December 31

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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May 2022

Arts NT – Creative Communities

May 31, 2022

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

May 31, 2022

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

May 31, 2022

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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