Come embrace and enjoy the experience of ETCH studios artists’ newest and current work over a glass of wine. Grab the opportunity to meet each uniquely talented artist and discover their ways of processing ideas and how their work progresses from initial concept to finished work.
Following an action-packed national tour crossing Arnhem Land, a Sydney Big Top season, then a smash-hit international tour across America to Montreal, Circus Oz rockets into Geelong with their brand spanking new show But Wait…There’s More.
Featuring members of some of the coolest rhythm sections in the Melbourne music scene today including Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Mojo Juju and Suitcase Royale, Mighty Duke & The Lords are giving you a reason to party with their non-stop infectious grooves. Luckily for all you Forte readers, the band is set to play at the Lorne Festival of Performing Arts which takes place over the 29-31 of August.
Dressing up in heels, fishnets and layering up on makeup can be annoying for girls, let alone guys, but the crew of Queens of the Outback have learnt to love it in their new drag show created by Simon Vowles. “It used to take us about two hours, because none of us were drag queens before this,” Simon says. “It’s quite hard, I don’t know how you girls do it all the time. That’s also been a fun experience for us, learning about all the makeup and all that.”
Not all of us can pick up an instrument and perform a perfect blues song or grab a paintbrush and capture that moment forever. Luckily for Lincoln McAlister, while he can’t perform the song he can do sketch it out. We had a chat to Lincoln about his artistic ability and his love for the blues.
Oscar Wilde’s brilliant and much-loved comedy of love, manners and mistaken identity has been delighting audiences for over 100 years. Set within the stifling conventions of Victorian England, two young bachelors have taken to bending the rules and the truth to add a dash of excitement to their lives.
Fill the Void tells the story of an Orthodox Hassidic family from Tel Aviv. Eighteen-year-old Shira is about to be married off to a promising young man – a dream come true. Their marriage is postponed when Shira’s elder sister, Esther, dies while giving birth. Shira’s Mother then proposes a match between Shira and the widower. Shira will have to choose between her heart’s wish and her family duty.
Culture will be on full display in the Surf Coast next month when the fourth annual Lorne Festival of Performing Arts kicks off. The event runs from August 29-31 and promises to be a weekend filled with a huge mixture of weird and wonderful performances for all ages.
Melting fridges, mysticism and microcosms are all in Art & Australia Collection 2003 – 2013. The collection includes a variety of innovative contemporary works of art including video, painting, sculpture, light installation, sound art and photography.