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January 2018
$10

TasPride BinGAY |
TasPride Festival 2018

16 January @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Part of the TasPride Festival 2018. Oh, it’s not ‘bingo’, it’s ‘binGAY’. Are you ready for the hilarity and potential inappropriateness? The Festival Hub comes to life with Bingo caller extraordinaire Emesha Rudolf keeping all the punters in line, and keeping the laughs coming. Settle in, grab a drink, and have your pencils at the ready… you don’t want to miss this one. EVENT: Tuesday 16 January 2018, 7:30pm – 9:30pm Join the facebook event TICKETS: $10 Tickets available ONLINE via Trybooking   

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$15

All that GLITTERS – Accessory making with Tinfoil Collective |
Secondary

17 January @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This summer, the Salamanca Arts Centre is excited to launch Summer Workshops for Young Creatives. Come and visit for a range of holiday activities proudly run and designed by a handful of established and emerging Tasmanian based artists and designers. Using a variety of laser cut wood, coloured acrylics, leather offcuts and coloured beads the girls from tinfoil collective will help the children create their very own tassel, brooch, key ring, bag tag, necklace or bracelet. Think big, bright, colourful…

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$25

Contemporary DANCE Session
with Natalie Abbott |
Secondary

19 January @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This summer, the Salamanca Arts Centre is excited to launch Summer Workshops for Young Creatives. Come and visit for a range of holiday activities proudly run and designed by a handful of established and emerging Tasmanian based artists and designers. Participants will have the chance to work with artist Natalie Abbott and explore various approaches to contemporary dance. Natalie Abbott is an Australian performance maker/choreographer and experimental artist. She is committed to creating sensorial performance experiences and works closely with…

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February 2018
FREE EVENT

Overcoming FGM :
Facilitating community conversation about FGM

6 February @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presented by Grace Williams, and Dr Linda Murray and Australian Red Cross’ Bicultural Community Health Program in Tasmania. Commemorating the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting Walk into a warm, intimate space to sit in an interactive circle. Witness and engage with a community conversation about FGM/C, informed by a Sierra Leonean and other cultural perspectives through story and discussion.  A rare opportunity to engage with a not often spoken of social topic of great social…

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FREE EVENT

Bright Thinking* :
Divorced from Nature (Nature)

15 February

*Warning: thinking is dangerous Bright Thinking* is a monthly discussion in the style of the French Café philosophique (“cafe-philo”) started by Marc Sautet in Paris. The topic this month is “divorced from Nature” (Nature) Are we divorced from nature? How can we protect the last wild places? What responsibility do we have to future generations when it comes to the environment? Who cares about climate change? What if trees could sue? What does it mean to be living in the Anthropocene? Are…

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$20

Improvised Music Workshop:
with Isabelle Duthoit
& Franz Hautzinger

16 February

Presented by the Arts factory (Tam Hanson, Nick Ashwood) As part of their Australian / New Zealand tour, Isabelle Duthoit and Franz Hautzinger will host a public workshop at the Peacock Theatre Isabelle Duthoit is a jazz and improvisational musician (clarinet & vocals). She is a virtuosic vocal performer and will discuss vocal technique and extended techniques and their application to improvised music. Franz Hautzinger has recorded with the likes of Derek Bailey, John Tilbury, and Otomo Yoshihide, and has taught at the…

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Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance (R)
with Nina Martinez

24 February - 26 February

Irissa Inc. is thrilled to be hosting the delightful Nina Martinez, Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance (GCTB) Master Teacher, for three very special offerings. Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance (R) (GCTB) is a modern group dance for women innovated by Paulette Rees-Denis; with a rich heritage of folkloric influences from India to North Africa, via the Balkans and the United States, this dance is everything about feminine movement that is powerful, beautiful, sensual; and, naturally a lot of fun! Gypsy Skirts, Shawls…

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March 2018
FREE

EVENT CANCELLED :
Class Clowns 2018 :
National Secondary School Comedy Competition
& Workshop :
Hobart Heat /
TAS State Final

7 March

Unfortunately this event has been CANCELLED The search is on for Australia’s funniest teens! Class Clowns is Melbourne International Comedy Festival‘s development program for young people around the country. From comedy workshops in schools to a national comedy competition, Class Clowns engages and inspires young funny peeps to hone their potential. With alumni including Joel Creasey, Josh Thomas, Neel Kolhatkar and Tom Ballard, Class Clowns truly is a one-of-a-kind experience and a springboard to success! Each year hundreds of secondary…

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FREE EVENT

Rektango

9 March @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until 28 December, 2018

Rektango is a weekly live music event held in Salamanca Art Centre’s enchanting Courtyard. Hemmed in by a cliff face stretching up to Battery Point, people from all walks of life gather for live music every Friday evening between 5:30pm – 7:30pm. It’s a FREE EVENT event run by the musicians themselves, with lots of dancing, catching up with old friends or meeting new ones. There’s hot mulled wine and fires in the winter, sangria in the summer, plus beers, ciders and wine – and it…

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FREE EVENT

Bright Thinking* :
the lottery of life (Luck)

15 March

*Warning: thinking is dangerous Bright Thinking* is a monthly discussion in the style of the French Café philosophique (“cafe-philo”) started by Marc Sautet in Paris. The topic this month is“the lottery of life” (Luck) “Luck affects everything; let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it, there will be a fish.” – Ovid “Depend on the rabbit’s foot if you will, but remember that it didn’t work for the rabbit.” – R.E. Shay. What role does luck…

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