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July 2018

All We Can't See: Janet Laurence

All We Can’t See: Illustrating the Nauru Files

Melbourne Art Week
31 July, 2018 - 11 August, 2018

A hugely impressive roster of award-wining Australian artists, including Abdul Abdullah, Janet Laurence and Ben Quilty have joined forces once again for the Melbourne installment of All We Can’t See, depicting individual interpretations of the leaked Nauru files exposed by The Guardian in 2016.

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August 2018

Sneakyville

Christopher Bryant
1 August, 2018 - 12 August, 2018

A daring new Australian work from writer Christopher Bryant and director Daniel Lammin.

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Virtually Embedded in the Landscape

Narelle Cridland
14 August, 2018 - 25 August, 2018

Virtually Embedded In The Landscape authenticates a father’s and daughter’s connection with the picturesque Australian landscape of South Australia, Flinders Ranges and the romantic mobility of the British icon four-wheel drive vehicle, the Land Rover.

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Darker Places

Caroline Walls
14 August, 2018 - 25 August, 2018

Darker Places, a new series of paintings and drawings by Caroline Walls, is an extension of her art practice where the female is the central focus of consideration.

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Fallen

Seanna van Helten
15 August, 2018 - 26 August, 2018

She Said Theatre presents a new Australian work, inspired by the history of a home for “fallen” women founded by Charles Dickens.

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Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize

20 August, 2018

Readings of the three shortlisted stories and the announcement of the winner. This prize honours the work of the great Australian writer Elizabeth Jolley.

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Hyperrealism and Improvisation

James Yuncken
28 August, 2018 - 8 September, 2018

James Yuncken presents a series of paintings and drawings; both landscapes in a traditional and non-traditional sense.

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Melbourne Listening, Susannah Williams and Warren Armstrong

Melbourne Listening

Susannah Williams & Warren Armstrong
28 August, 2018 - 8 September, 2018

An interactive installation consisting of 24 audio recordings representing a "day" in Melbourne that can be accessed via touch responsive drawings and objects, and beyond the gallery, via a phone app.

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Dreams echoing the memory of time

Dreams Echoing the Memories of Time

Pam Davison Visual Storyteller
29 August, 2018 - 8 September, 2018

An exhibition of photography, fashion, floristry and theatre by Pam Davison in collaboration with Linda Britten, Victoria Whitelaw and Cameron Menzies.

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September 2018

Marion Harper, I am years on the bridge, 2018, oil on board, 630 x 730mm

I am scattering like light

Marion Harper
11 September, 2018 - 22 September, 2018

I am scattering like light proposes a visual journey through abstraction, amorphic forms, dimensional models, and demarcated spaces.

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Catherine Bainbridge

…of script and facture… with Two Shanks

Catherine Bainbridge with Daniel Keene
11 September, 2018 - 22 September, 2018

A two-part exhibition of painting and prints by Catherine Bainbridge and a film of Two Shanks by Daniel Keene.

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Lottie in the Late Afternoon

Amelia Roper
12 September, 2018 - 30 September, 2018

Critically acclaimed Aussie, LA-based playwright and screenwriter Amelia Roper brings her hilarious new comedy home to Melbourne for its world premiere

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Manhattan Dreaming

Marco Luccio
25 September, 2018 - 20 October, 2018

A new collection of paintings and drypoints capturing Manhattan's lines, angles, moods and movement, with a spontaneity bordering on instinct.

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October 2018

Helyard’s Bach by Genesis Baroque

Genesis Baroque
1 October, 2018

Harpsichordist Dr Erin Helyard joins Genesis Baroque for a program of works by J.S. Bach’s two eldest sons.

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Zourouna

with Simon Starr
17 October, 2018

The exquisite, melismatic music of the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean, traditional and modern tunes from Israel, Turkey, Greece, Lebanon and Syria

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The Far North

Allan Wolf-Tasker
23 October, 2018 - 3 November, 2018

In this most recent exhibition, Allan leaves his studio in Daylesford for the vastly different Far North of Australia, an area he has visited with his wife Alla since the 1970s but never before captured on his canvas.

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Play Reading: Chekhov and the Lady

Judith Armstong
24 October, 2018

A rehearsed reading of a play based on Chekhov's final love affair.

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Krapp’s Last Tape by Samuel Beckett

Max Gillies
31 October, 2018 - 11 November, 2018

Max Gillies performs Beckett's meditation on time, memory and ageing.

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November 2018

SMALL! exhibition

fortyfivedownstairs
8 November, 2018 - 17 November, 2018

fortyfivedownstairs has submissions from everyone for our first ever community-sourced small works exhibition, SMALL!

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BROKEN by Mary Anne Butler

Lab Kelpie
15 November, 2018 - 25 November, 2018

The Victorian premiere of Mary Anne Butler’s poetic, evocative play. Winner of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Drama, the Northern Territory Literary Award for Best Script and the Victorian Prize for Literature.

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Yenbena Lotjpa: Ancestors Speak Out

Lee Darroch
20 November, 2018 - 1 December, 2018

A contemporary installation documenting and exploring a series of heart-wrenching letters and petitions written by the Ancestors to authorities in the 19th and 20th century.

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Keren Dobia, The Fashion Designer

I AM.

Keren Dobia
20 November, 2018 - 1 December, 2018

A photographic portrait series of Australian creatives, exploring and depicting the diverse nature of those in the creative industry in a cinematic and stylised form.

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Bottomless by Dan Lee

fortyfivedownstairs
28 November, 2018 - 14 December, 2018

Broome is a tropical paradise, but also home to the idiosyncratic Sober Up Centre. Written in response to his own experience of getting sober, Dan Lee's story moves between a chaotic night the Centre and a long past tragic incident.

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December 2018

Ignacio Palacios, 2017

BLACKANDBLUE: Coral or Coal

The Light Collective
4 December, 2018 - 15 December, 2018

A photography exhibition posing the question: Coral or Coal. How do we meet our growing energy needs and still act responsibly towards the environment?

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La Mauvaise Réputation

The Boite
10 December, 2018

Celebrate the end of the year with a superb evening from French Gypsy Swing virtuosos, La Mauvaise Réputation, authentic interpreters of the wild rhythms, passion and beautiful melodies of classic French chanson from 1930s Paris.

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January 2019

Recent Drawings

Barry Dickins
22 January - 2 February

Prolific Australian playwright Barry Dickins exhibits his steel nib drawings.

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Livvy & Pete: The Songs Of Olivia Newton-John and Peter Allen

Michael Griffiths and Amelia Ryan
23 January - 27 January

Helpmann award winner Michael Griffiths and cabaret darling Amelia Ryan celebrate the songbooks of Aussie icons Olivia Newton-John and Peter Allen. Part of Midsumma 2019.

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I Sing Songs

Steven Kreamer
23 January - 27 January

Award winning and prolific musical director Steven Kreamer finally steps out from behind the keys in this dazzling cabaret debut, singing songs about love, songs not about love, and even songs about songs. Part of Midsumma Festival 2019.

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Cock by Mike Bartlett

15 Minutes from Anywhere
30 January - 10 February

Hearts are on the line and everyone’s ready for a fight in Mike Bartlett’s razor-sharp comic drama. First seen in 2018, Beng Oh’s critically acclaimed production is back. Part of Midsumma Festival 2019.

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February 2019

Light. Ash. White

Evan Hancock
5 February - 16 February

Light. Ash. White is a black and white photographic narrative that captures the partial re-birthing amongst a landscape that still holds on to hectares of remnant white carcasses. The series marks the 10 year anniversary of Black Saturday in Victoria.

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Shape of Thought

Jo Dyer
5 February - 16 February

My practice is informed by processes of introspection and observation, and a particular interest in exploring my inner and outer worlds and how they shape each other.

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Mr Burns, a post-electric play

Lightning Jar Theatre
15 February - 10 March

What will become of our culture when the apocalypse comes? A darkly comic examination of how the stories we tell make us the people we are. Part of the 2019 VCE Drama Playlist.

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Nature and Form

Greta Costello
19 February - 2 March

Nature and Form presents medium format and 35mm analogue photography. The aesthetic is minimalistic, with a strong awareness of composition, contrast and form.

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Residue

Chaohui Xie & Georgia Simitzis
19 February - 2 March

Residue pieces together the paintings and installations of Greek-born artist Georgia Simitzis and Chinese-born artist Chaohui Xie.

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March 2019

ABR Peter Porter Poetry Prize

Australian Book Review
18 March

An evening to celebrate the winner of the prestigious Peter Porter Poetry Prize

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