Category Archives: Exhibitions

4 events to check out this weekend: Newtown, Erina, Cunnamulla & Melbourne

A quick scan around Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland sees an early start to Spring celebrations early with community gatherings and sustainable living themed art and product showcases and interactive dining experiences this weekend!   Beginning this weekend audiences and visitors can view art that has been produced on reclaimed street posters, learn about organic gardening and learn more on how to live a chemical free lift, see motorbike stunts in a thrilling show, bull riding, sheep dog displays, sheep shearing demonstrations, woodchopping, a Ute Muster, FREE Circus Workshops and more!!!

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John Farnham headlining The Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine at the 70th Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

John Farnham and his iconic voice are slated to headline The Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine at the 70th Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers.     Over 10 days, close to 300,000 people will attend more than 77 events taking place including a floral street procession.

 

 

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Australia’s most iconic ‘voice’, John Farnham has been announced to headline the music program at the Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine in Queens Park over the opening weekend of the also iconic 70th Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers! 77 events will be taking place over 10 days in Spring as the town showcases its luscious gardens in full bloom. The Heritage Bank Festival of Food & Wine opens on Friday September 20 with the all-female, four-piece ensemble Pink Matter laying down a cool neo-soul and urban sound, before Sydney-based performer Sloan Peterson takes over with her modern garage rocks-meets-50s guitar pop. Closing the night is Middle Kids, an indie rock band from Sydney, led by lead singer/guitarist Hannah Joy and her husband, Tim Fitz. On Saturday September 21 the program opens with famed funk, hip hop, blues, soul and dance music makers Electrik Lemonade(who were in contention to represent Australia at Eurovision 2019!), before powerhouse tribute band Forever Queen takes over, followed by internationally acclaimed ABBA tribute group Bjorn Again closes. This will be a night of epic anthems! On Sunday September 22 the program features Brisbane brass fuelled funk festival band Cheap Fakes follows, before iconic Australian band Dragon takes to the stage. To close the opening weekend, the man himself John Farnham will perform in front of an expected capacity crowd. #toowoomba #toowombaregion #toowoombabusiness #toowoombaliving #toowoombalife #visitquensland #toowoombawedding #toowoombaeats #toowoombahairdresser #visitqueensland #schooliesweek #brisbaneevents #queensland #flowers #gardenshow #botanicalgardens #gardening #gardeningtips #naturelovers #naturephotography #eaglestreetpier Video Credit: Iammert Jannerga Music Credit: The Kingdom Choir – You’re the Voice

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DIANA WATSON Foscari Chapter exhibition: Gallery One, Southport

She’s internationally renowned receiving critical acclaim for her evocative still life paintings.   Her success spanning over 40 solo and 26 group exhibitions across Australia, Italy and the United, her work is held in high regarded featured in many collections worldwide.

Last Saturday’s Opening launch saw the unveiling of  Diana’s latest solo exhibition at Gallery One at ‘Drinks with the Artist’ where we were able to delve into the mind of the creator of some of the world’s most riveting work.

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The Art of Precision by Jaeger-LeCoultre

Since its creation, Jaeger-LeCoultre has made precision an art form in its own right, balancing skills and artistry with sophistication and aesthetic finesse.  In keeping with the inventive spirit initiated in 1833, the artisans of the luxury manufacturer create collections which have been at the forefront of fine watchmaking:   Reverso, Master, Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris, Rendez-Vous and Atmos – this rich legacy built by the Grande Maison over centuries serves as a constant source of inspiration in ever so pushing the boundaries through unprecedented timepieces.

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(From left to right): Ellie Bamber, Benedict Cumberbatch, Catherine Rénier, Clarke Peters

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Marama Dina: A Showcase of Indigenous Fijian heritage

It’s the upcoming exhibition led by Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand female artists with indigenous (iTaukei0 Fijian heritage in an exploration of cultural rejuvenation and celebration.   The commissioned works of the showcase, Marama Dina, considers how the ten artists’ blood lines and contemporary lives come together, and how they embody the past, present and future, connecting with empowering cultural knowledge previously eroded by colonisation and migration.  Continue reading Marama Dina: A Showcase of Indigenous Fijian heritage

Hour of Power with 3 new exhibitions at Casula Powerhouse

“For our next round of exciting exhibitions, it’s all about power, power, power… and we’ve got a massive line-up of exhibitions from renowned artists to match!” said Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre Director, Craig Donarski with the upcoming unveiling of three exhibitions from renowned contemporary artists.

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