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August 2019

Upcoming Race Days

Fri August 23 @ 1:00 pm - Fri November 22 @ 1:00 pm
Upcoming Race Days.

Alice Springs upcoming Race Days - Ladbrokes Pioneer Park. See our facebook page for gate and race times

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September 2019

Desert Mob 2019

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

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Lookout Walks with Betty Sweetlove

Sat September 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on September 28, 2019 at 11:00am

Women’s Museum of Australia, 2 Stuart Terrace
Alice Springs, 0870 Australia
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Join Betty for a collaborative walk that will explore the transformation of Alice Springs' Old Gaol into the Women's Museum of Australia.  Betty will lead participants in looking for connections and tensions across  the site's layered history. These walks are an outcome of the Museum's inaugural Artist in Residence program. Betty Sweetlove works across a range of fields including writing for performance, walking based arts and heritage research. Walks will take place on the  21st and 28th of September. Entry to…

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2019 Spring Flower Show

Sat September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 22, 2019

The Residency, 32 Hartley Street
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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The Spring Flower Show is Back in Bloom at The Residency! Entry forms available via http://heritagealicesprings.com.au/events/2019-spring-flower-show The Residency, Alice Springs Nursery and Geoff Miers Garden Solutions. Dating from the 1950s, this much loved heritage event celebrates the beauty and diversity of Central Australia in Spring. Local gardeners and plant enthusiasts of all ages are encouraged to share their beautiful blooms, buds and other botanical delights at this iconic Alice Springs annual event. Categories include: roses, bulbs, Australian native flowers, floral art, pot plants…

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Dark Moon

Sat September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
67 Bath St, 67 Bath St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$15

**TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR** as online tickets sales have ended. Written and performed by Miriam Pickard with Danny Pratt on electric guitar. Based on poetry written nearly 4000 years ago about the Descent of Innana, Dark Moon retells stories from Inanna, Queen of Heaven and Earth by Diane Wolkstein and The Moon: Symbol of Transformation by Jules Cashford The Dark Queen calls out from the Great Below and invites you to descend and gather with her amongst the seeds and soil and the dark…

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Hollywood Murder Mystery Night

Sat September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Ooraminna Station Homestead, Maryvale Road
Hale, NT 0872 Australia
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A night of mystery and mayhem on the Hollywood filmset at Ooraminna........ This Murder Mystery game will have you on the edge of your seat and ... perhaps... in deathly stitches LIGHTS... CAMERA... MURDER.... A tantalizing night in Tinseltown filled with twists (and hilarious laughter). After a night of accolades at the Academy Awards Show, you will attend the A-list after-party hosted by millionaire Vanity Affair. While socializing and schmoozing with Hollywood’s elite, careers will be made, secrets will be revealed, scandals will…

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High Society and Other F*ckups

Sat September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Totem Theatre, 8 Wills Tce
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$25 38 tickets left

She’s back, and bawdier than ever! In a hilarious whirlwind of wicked charisma and anecdotal spectacle, critically acclaimed avant-showgirl, Miss Friby, will present a wild array of cabaret, burlesque and vaudeville acts. Sharp wit, satirical bite and absurdist performance is on the menu as Miss Friby, dissects humanity and its graceless empire. This 'strange bid to justify every mother f*cking sh*tty thing that ever bloody happened' will be oddly refreshing and downright bizarre. See yourself in satire, I dare you.…

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Alice Heat Wave

Wed September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

On Wednesday 25th of September meet on ANZAC hill for the ALICE HEAT WAVE – a mass ‘wave’ of arms against the backdrop of our beautiful town. Here young and old residents of Alice Springs can put your hands up to demand an end to the age of fossil fuels and a just transition to a fairer world. Whether you have land, a house, a business, or children and grandchildren you want to grow up here – this is your…

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Drag Queen Bingo

Wed September 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

The Rock Bar, 78 Todd Street
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Drag Queen Bingo at The Rock Bar, Alice Springs every Wednesday night. Featuring fun drag shows, fabulous food and extremely tacky prizes and best of all its FREE - what's not to love - Bookings Essential. Ph: 08 8953 8280 Email: info@therockbar.com.au

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2019 September Night Market

Thu September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come prepared to be spoiled with a diversity of stalls that clearly reflects this town's inclusive spirit.

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Quark

Thu September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
67 Bath St, 67 Bath St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$15 – $20 50 tickets left

QUARK explores our human need to connect with each other, and how many things, including social media, threaten these connections. Quarks are the smallest known layer of matter in the Universe, and when pulled apart their bond becomes both stronger and more strained, until it snaps and new quark pairs are created. Just like us, the elementary particles in every cell of our bodies can never exist in isolation. Viewed from all four sides, it's as if the work is…

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FLOSS for the Future

Fri September 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Todd St Mall, Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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On Friday 27 September gather in Todd Street Mall to FLOSS FOR THE FUTURE. Flossing … you know, flossing, that dance move all the kids are doing! It’s time we all joined in and Floss for the Future. Those who hope to combat the biggest threat to the future of the town are invited to gather at the Gregory Terrace end of the Todd Street Mall (opposite Uncle Edy’s Ice Cream) to bust some moves. Come young, come old, come…

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Quark

Fri September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
67 Bath St, 67 Bath St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$15 – $20 54 tickets left

QUARK explores our human need to connect with each other, and how many things, including social media, threaten these connections. Quarks are the smallest known layer of matter in the Universe, and when pulled apart their bond becomes both stronger and more strained, until it snaps and new quark pairs are created. Just like us, the elementary particles in every cell of our bodies can never exist in isolation. Viewed from all four sides, it's as if the work is…

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Sequins in the Stinkhouse

Sat September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monte’s Lounge, 95 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$25 – $30 113 tickets left

OK, so think Vegas gameshow + high end showmanship + mind blowing acts + prison reform ......…bear with us. It’s a WORLD FIRST social experiment and Scandinavia is fuming. Prisoners from the Ipswich Rehabilitation and Reform Facility (ie. the slammer) have been randomly selected to participate in a revolutionary rehabilitation program - tour a world class, decadent as hell, over the top, kid you not, STAGE SHOW SPECTACLE! A variety style show featuring some special local guest performers, in a…

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Alice Springs Desert Music: Open Mic n Jam

Sun September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until November 30, 2019

Monte’s Lounge, 95 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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The last Sunday of the month is here!! That means Alice's most longstanding music crew are inviting you once again to come to Montes and share your tunes. All welcome. Full backline and sound support provided.  Fun night for all!!

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October 2019

Finding the Heart of the Nation Book Launch with Thomas Mayor

Tue October 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Red Kangaroo Books, 70 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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'Finding the Heart of the Nation is a book full of stories about extraordinary people who will take you on an unforgettable journey to a place where we can start a new beginning. This book is a call to action that you will never forget.’ - Thomas Mayor, 2019 Since the Uluru Statement from the Heart was formed in 2017, Thomas Mayor has travelled around the country to promote its vision of a better future for Indigenous Australians. He’s visited…

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TRUCK IN :: 4th October

Fri October 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Oh hello spring, you bloody beautiful thing. It's that time again to 'truck in' to a delicious feed this October. We're talking food trucks, live music & more at the Westpoint Carpark (corner of Stott Tce & the Stuart Highway). Bring your favourite child, grab some tucker and watch the sunset over the stunning MacDonnell Ranges. No alcohol. No BYO. Family friendly. Dog friendly. Want to serve up something yummy? Join the TRUCK IN family for our October Feast. Contact…

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Japanese Film Festival Screening – Every Day a Good Day

Fri October 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alice Springs Cinema, 11 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Free 60 tickets left

Noriko and Michiko are cousins in their last year of university, trying to find their place in the world of adult life. Michiko is adventurous and graceful while Noriko is clumsy and slow to catch on—so when Michiko wants to begin tea ceremony lessons Noriko is understandably nervous. While their first lesson is difficult and their teacher Mrs. Takeda is rigid, something about the intricate fine details in the practice are fascinating to Noriko, so the cousins decide to continue…

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Cheeky Docs, Western Desert Tour

Fri October 4 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Poster showing all the tour dates

Join the Cheeky Docs at Whitegums on Bullen Road, Honeymoon Gap on Friday 4 October from 5.30 pm until late for some of your favourite music. The Cheeky Docs are a group of GP's who live or who have lived in the NT. Come and join them as they kick off their Western Desert Tour and play the covers you love from Paul Kelly to the Rolling Stones and everything in between. Small donation at the gate.    

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Japanese Film Festival Screening – Mirai

Sat October 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Alice Springs Cinema, 11 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Free 41 tickets left

Four-year-old Kun’s life gets turned upside down when he meets his new baby sister Mirai (meaning “future”) for the first time. Having only known life as the apple of his parents' eyes, Kun is very quick to become jealous of his new sister, whose arrival steals both his spotlight and his parents’ attention. One day, in the midst of a jealous rampage he runs to the backyard to sulk where he discovers a mysterious magical time-travelling gateway. Through it, he…

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Japanese Film Festival Screening – Dad’s Lunchbox

Sat October 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Alice Springs Cinema, 11 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Free 86 tickets left

Dad’s Lunch Box is a heart-warming story of a newly-divorced father who vows to make his daughter Midori’s lunch every single day until she finishes high school. Meanwhile, Midori it still adjusting to the new dynamic with her father and dealing with the trials and tribulations of high school life–friends and boys at the top of the list. She’s mortified that her classmates notice her father’s awful attempts at cooking, and spends lunch time with her friends harshly critiquing his…

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Practically Perfect

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

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The Australian Burlesque Festival – Headliner Workshops

Tue October 8 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
67 Bath St, 67 Bath St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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The Australian Burlesque Festival - Alice Springs Headliner Workshops ***8 October 2019*** **One Day Passes, Single Workshops & Private Lessons** *Please see ticket link below to enrol in the workshop/s *Please make sure you check the time of each workshop/s *Teacher and class descriptions below *All workshops cost $45 plus booking fee, excluding discounted passes & private lessons. *Workshops are non-transferable and non-refundable. Please refer to the Terms & Conditions. *Discount available for One Day Pass. See ticket information below.…

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The Australian Burlesque Festival – Tropical Tease

Wed October 9 @ 7:00 pm - Fri October 11 @ 11:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating indefinitely

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until October 10, 2019

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until October 11, 2019

Monte’s Lounge, 95 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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The Australian Burlesque Festival – Tropical Tease! Celebrating 10 successful years A night of glamorous classic tease and modern neo-burlesque that will dazzle, delight and stimulate the senses! ‘Tropical Tease’ will consist of some of the best and most entertaining international and local burlesque performers. Join us in celebrating traditional Bump n’ Grind, vintage-flavoured tease, sizzling cabaret and variety entertainment! Be delighted, tantalised and pleasantly entertained as you experience jaw-dropping glamour and high quality shows from leading stars of the…

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Human Rights Film Festival Screening – WARU

Fri October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Alice Springs Cinema, 11 Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Free 30 tickets left

“I was moved to tears...Waru is a triumph of writing, storytelling, performance and direction.”- STUFF.CO.NZ A sisterhood of eight Maori female directors bravely share their insights into child abuse. At the centre of their stories is Waru, a boy killed at the hands of a caregiver. It shows how his death and trauma impacts the community, culminating in the preparations for his tangi (funeral). The stories follow different women as they are confronted by guilt, shame, pride and defeat. This…

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Monkey Marc featuring Rider Shafique and Fyah Roiall

Sat October 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Gap View Hotel, 123 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$20 – $25 482 tickets left

Australian producer Monkey Marc is bringing his album launch show to the Desert Festival! After 3 years of releasing global dancehall hits and reggae riddims with some of Jamaica’s most legendary artists, Monkey Marc is now touring his long-awaited Vital Sound album. In this one-off show, you can expect heavyweight bass vibrations and a dancefloor-pumping adventure through hip hop, reggae, dub and dancehall. To make sure he’s bringing the hottest show of the festival to Alice Springs, Monkey Marc is flying in renowned vocalist Rider Shafique from…

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Oktoberfest 2019 | Gap View Hotel

Sun October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Gap View Hotel, 123 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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October is once again fast approaching and that means 1 thing and 1 thing only for the Gap View Hotel ... our annual OKTOBERFEST! We will be adding all the details to our Facebook event: 'Oktoberfest 2019' so head on over there to keep up to date and stay in the loop :) PROST!!!

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Radical Reels 2019

Tue October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Adventure Reels A collection of short action-packed films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival that will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. The Radical Reels Tour shows an entirely different set of films to those screened at the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour in May. Designed to take you into the wilds and out of your comfort zone, the films feature daring footage or some of the most accomplished climbers, paddlers,…

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AS WorldChamberOrchestra meets DSO String Quartet

Fri October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Church of Ascension, 18 Bath St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$22

As part of the Darwin Symphony Orchestra's Outreach and Education tour some of their finest players will be joining the AS World Chamber Orchestra for a joint venture in the Anglican Church. The WCO had been praised by local audiences not only for their cross over styles and genres but also for their flexibility in adding great depth to their diverse repertoire. With joint forces the ASWCO will be delighted to perform Barber's Adagio, Sculthorpe's Darwin Calypso and Reiner's Fiddle…

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Isaiah Firebrace in Concert

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

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The Business of Sponsorship

Tue October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
67 Bath St, 67 Bath St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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At this free event, hear from keynotes speakers and a panel of speakers on how best to partner with the community, local business and enterprise to get the most out of your partnership. Businesses can want different things and the community can support your business in ways you hadn’t considered. Learn how partners can help each other. This event is ideal for businesses who want to know what sponsorship is right for them and what they can get out of…

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2019 October Night Market

Thu October 24 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come prepared to be spoiled with a diversity of stalls that clearly reflects this town's inclusive spirit.

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Jump Inn Homebrew Competition

Fri October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Jump Inn, 4 Traeger Avenue, Alice Springs
Alice Springs, Australia
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Beer legends assemble. Jump Inn is launching their first homebrew competition!! We know Alice is hiding talent with homebrews being made all over town! This is an opportunity to bring the craft community together to taste, share tips and compete to brew their finest beer yet! All levels of expertise welcome from beginners to advanced. If you’ve never brewed before but always wanted to give it a go, here is your chance to see what other homebrewers in town are…

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November 2019

Franca Barraclough: The Visitors

November 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - February 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Araluen Arts Centre Franca Barraclough’s The Visitors is a visual survey of people, paths and stories woven through the sociological landscape of contemporary Central Australian culture, a distillation of poignant local imagery harnessed to give an artistic account of the impacts and influences on desert life. The making of these large–scale photographs involves Barraclough engaging, choreographing and collaborating with a diverse range of local community members in unique, inimitable and immersive experiences. Reproduced with all the gloss of tourism advertising, each image is alluring but also documents the particular…

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2019 November Night Market

Thu November 14 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come prepared to be spoiled with a diversity of stalls that clearly reflects this town's inclusive spirit.

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Greenbush Art Group: Shake, Rattle and Roll

November 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - March 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Greenbush Art Group: Shake, Rattle and Roll A History of Central Australian Transport Presented by Araluen Arts Centre Shake, Rattle and Roll: A History of Central Australian Transport by the Greenbush Art Group at the Alice Springs Correctional Centre, pays tribute to and interprets the history of transport in Central Australia. Early transport created a paradigm shift in desert regions, enabling the expansion of settler colonialism, ‘opening up’ the continent’s interior, creating cultural complexity and irrevocably changing the way people live, travel and engage…

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Smokie Live in Concert

Tue November 26 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by NOW Music Celebrating over forty years of recording and touring, Smokie maintains their place among the time-honoured, rock n’ roll elite - something they take in their stride, but never for granted.  Today, the band find themselves playing more territories than ever before, with Australia becoming a regular addition to their touring schedule. From their landmark ballad of unrequited love, Living Next Door to Alice to more chart-topping hits like Lay Back in the Arms of Someone, If…

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Ooraminna Christmas Party 2019

Sat November 30 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Ooraminna Station Homestead, Maryvale Road
Hale, NT 0872 Australia
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$120

Start Planning your next Christmas Party at Ooraminna Station Homestead... Ooraminna's Christmas Party has a reputation that precedes itself! A fun night to get a group of friends, and/or your work group together to come along and have your Christmas Party within a BIG CHRISTMAS PARTY!!! Single, couples will be put onto tables to make up 10's and otherwise you can book your group in and we will accommodate you together. Coach transfers are included in the ticket price along with…

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December 2019

Alice Springs Town Council Christmas Carnival 2019

Fri December 6 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Alice Springs Town Council’s Christmas Carnival permeates the Red Centre with festive fun and Christmas cheer!

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