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Kristian Laemmle-Ruff, For those who've come across the seas, 2015, C-type print with mirrored acrylic frame, 1130 x 1530mm

Mind the Gap

21 March - 1 April
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 31 March, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-03-28 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-03-28 3:00

Mind the Gap is a somewhat dark and politically charged meditation on the gap between Australian cultures.

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TRAINSPOTTING LIVE based on the novel by Irvine Welsh, adapted by Harry Gibson

22 March - 13 April
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.25 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 11 April, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that begins at 2017-03-28 08:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 1.25 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-03-28 8:45,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.25 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 8 April, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-03-28 09:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 1.25 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-03-28 8:45

Following sold-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and a critically acclaimed London season, this immersive and in-yer-face theatre production adapted from Irvine Welsh's novel is coming to Melbourne.

Eliza Cameron, Nocturnus, oil on linen, 35cm x 35cm

Twisted Tales

7 March - 1 April
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 17 March, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-04-01 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-04-01 4:00

Twisted Tales is a series of surreal paintings expressing the dramatic dance between immense, sometimes disillusioning, ‘free will’ and our murky true nature.

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Away From Home

4 - 13 April
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 13 April, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-04-04 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-04-04 3:00

Away From Home is a series of photographs that explore the dualities that surround the idea of home: between presence & absence, permanence & impermanence and belonging & displacement.

twins of fortune, 2017, watercolour on 100% rag, 780 x 1070 mm

flux & stasis

4 - 13 April
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 13 April, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-04-04 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-04-04 3:00

Travel, transition, instability and small moments of stillness are the themes underpinning this body of mixed media works on paper.

Gavin Brown, Vegetable Seller Sleeping, 2016, oil on canvas, 1220 x 1520 mm

Market Market

18 - 29 April
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 28 April, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-04-18 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-04-18 3:00

An exhibition of new paintings exploring the vibrant markets of Cambodia.

109-16, Jillary Lynch, acrylic on fiber glass bust, 470x170mm

Colour (Kele)

18 - 29 April
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 28 April, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-04-18 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-04-18 3:00

Keringke Arts artists artist use pattern, color, shape and design to create paintings that depict their sense of country, culture and self.

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Tango – Supay Trio

19 April : 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

An authentic tango experience of dance and music supported by the City of Melbourne Arts Grants Program and Creative Victoria.

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This is Eden by Emily Goddard

27 April - 7 May
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 6 May, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2017-04-27 05:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-04-27 8:30

Following its critically acclaimed debut season at HotHouse Theatre in 2015, This is Eden makes its Melbourne premiere at fortyfivedownstairs in a strictly limited season.

MacDonnell Ranges, Indian ink and oil on canvas, 168cm x 102cm, 2016

Juxtapositional

2 - 13 May
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 12 May, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-05-02 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-05-02 3:00

This exhibition explores Australian and Asian landscape and cityscape in relation to concepts of emptiness and richness both physically and culturally.

Alexandra Sassé, Hawthorn towards Richmond (detail), oil on canvas, 85 x 65cm

Contemporary Landscape Paintings

2 - 13 May
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 12 May, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-05-02 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-05-02 3:00

An exhibition that grew from a fascination with the juxtaposition of urban and natural forms, and the ongoing attempts to reconcile our lives with our places.

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Awakening by Daniel Lammin

10 - 21 May
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 20 May, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2017-05-10 05:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-05-10 9:30

Returning after its acclaimed debut season at Trades Hall in 2016, Awakening is a new adaptation of Frank Wedekind’s masterpiece Spring Awakening.

Stoke, 2017, Acrylic/Charcoal/Oil Pastel/ Shellac

Surfaces

16 - 27 May
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 26 May, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-05-16 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-05-16 3:00

Surfaces explores the relationship between the physical action of mark making, and the role of the unconscious mind that drives it.

Kyneton Jug, 2016, oil on board, 20 x 20cm

Truth in the Shadow

16 - 27 May
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 26 May, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-05-16 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-05-16 3:00

An exhibition of visual poetry, objects from the everyday, simple moments.

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Shrine by Tim Winton

24 May - 18 June
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 17 June, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2017-05-24 05:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-05-24 9:30

From the multi award-winning writer of Cloudstreet comes an otherworldly theatrical event that shines a light on the tangled bonds of one Australian family.

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Poetic License

20 - 24 June
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.25 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 23 June, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.25 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 24 June, 2017

Poetic License is a cross-art form, inter-generational performance about the power and limitations of words.

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The Rapture

29 June - 16 July
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 15 July, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2017-06-29 05:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 1.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-06-29 8:30

Moira Finucane's The Rapture writhes through a visual feast of prophecy, Gothic dreams, birds of prey, soaring wings, apocalyptic fairy tales, soul-searing music and physical madness.

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The Usefulness of Art

24 - 27 August
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 26 August, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2017-08-24 03:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-24 8:30

The second in Adam Simmons' concert series. This suite celebrates the qualities that art helps engender, including acceptance, empathy, generosity, compassion and faith.

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Travelling Tales

7 - 10 December
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 9 December, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2017-12-07 03:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-12-07 8:30

The third concert in Adam Simmons' 'The Usefulness of Art' concert series and a Melbourne premiere.

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