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Art Pays For Cairns Teenagers
Two young Cairns artists have sold out their entire collections within a week of opening their first solo exhibitions at Tanks Arts Centre Gallery. The exhibitions of emerging artists, Alissa Tyrrell, 18, and Kahli Henderson-Powell, 18, were extended
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Cairns Performing Arts Centre
Council has set aside $996,000 in this year’s budget for upgrades to electrical and sound equipment, including the replacement of an ageing radio mic system, consisting of 44 receivers and various types of microphone transmitters, carried over from t
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Understory Film Festival
The Understory Film Festival is a short film festival encouraging local independent, student, emerging and professional filmmakers in the North Queensland region. Submissions are now open for the 7th annual Understory Film Festival. High school stude
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Taboo
Wolfgang Valentine has hit the big time and is bringing his super sexy cabaret to Cairns Performing Arts Centre for one night ONLY! Prepare to be tempted, teased and seduced with beautiful vocals, dazzling dancers, outrageous drag queens, jaw-droppin
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2020 Judging Panel
Dr Jan Cattoni’s professional career spans a number of disciplines including filmmaker, academic and paediatric intensive care nurse. Jan has woven these disciplines into a kind of hybrid career in ethical filmmaking, often working with vulnerable in
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Sounds of AustraNesia
A dynamic performance by the multi-dimensional group that gives voice to some of Cairns finest Indigenous musical artists of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islands, Polynesian and Melanesian descent. Sounds of AustraNesia continues to evolve with Women of
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Cairns Arts and Culture Map website
The Cairns Arts and Culture Map website is a one-stop-shop for information on our region’s cultural assets as well as the community’s creative services and resources. Since it’s launch in 2018, over 1000 listings have been created by Council and the
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Prospect Terrace
Warring siblings, and ageing patriarch and a dangling inheritance. What can possibly go wrong? Set in a Queenslander in Queensland this is a funny, bitter and quirky take on the dynamics of a dysfunctional family. We can all relate in some way. Told
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Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF)
The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is delivered locally in partnership with the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and Cairns Regional Council. RADF promotes the role and value of arts, culture and heritage as key drivers of diverse
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Tanks Arts Centre
The Tanks presents a series of Sunday Markets at the Tanks Arts Centre. The markets are held on the last Sunday of every month from April to November. There are many markets around Cairns and each provide a different slice of cultural life in the tro
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Cairns Projects Share In Arts Funding
Stories of migration, child slavery and multiculturalism from the Cairns community will be brought to life via music, theatre, screen and literature in projects funded by the Cairns Regional Arts Development Fund Program. For the first time, Cairns R
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Kaweyova
Kaweyova, aka Samantha Clark, expertly blends acoustic elements of pop, reggae, soul and RnB to animate her sweep-you-off-your-feet vocal style, perfected through singing traditional island songs from her homelands in the Trobriand Islands of Papua N
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Inkmasters: Toe to Toe
Inkmasters provided print media workshops in collaboration with Umi Arts over a 16-week period. The workshops included techniques such as drypoint on Perspex, aluminium plate etching, relief, lithography and mono-printing. Participants developed a co
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Energy 2020
Young artists share their creative energy and insights in this annual student exhibition, bursting with innovative, highquality works that will engage and inspire you. ENERGY is a presentation of visual art produced by school students across the regi
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Maile Seaton: Artist Residency
Maile was invited to complete her first Artist Residency at the Arts Project Australia Studio in Melbourne. Maile was the first recipient of what is hoped to be an ongoing program, offering Artist Residencies to pre-emerging and emerging artists than
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Neville Cichon
Neville Cichon is an Adelaide based visual artist developing new work on the human impact on marine environments. The intensive two week period of research and making during the Tanks Arts Centre residency creates many great opportunities. In additio
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Flame.arts
Flame.Arts, a capacity building program delivered by Cultural Services, creates pathways for emerging creatives through mentorships, skills and career development across the arts. The program responds to priorities identified in consultation with the
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Tropical Steampunk Upcycled
During June to August, the Cairns public were invited to come and create artworks using reclaimed materials as part of the 2020 Tropical Steampunk Upcycled workshops. Cairns Regional Council Community Events generously funded six workshops with three
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Far North Musicians Making Waves At The QMAs
Five artists from the far north were selected as finalists in this year’s Queensland Music Awards (QMAs); a decision deliberated on by over 100 Australian and international music industry figures. Congratulations to our finalists (pictured), and a MA
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Clint Boge
Clint Boge is venturing out of isolation for an intimate solo show, live and acoustic, featuring crowd favourites from The Butterfly Effect coupled with tracks from his solo release and a taste of upcoming works for good measure. Boge has forged a re
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Flame Roadtrup
Free transport, accommodation and tickets to attend Understory Film Festival in Cairns, for our regional friends. Understory presents short films created by filmmakers in the Far North. The screening and awards event will be held at Munro Martin Park
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Cairns Pride Festival
Cairns Pride Festival brings to light the incredible talent of folk from diverse backgrounds in tropical Far North Queensland. Embrace the display of colour, love, resilience over an incredible range of art styles, with a tropical twist. Art created
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Welcome
Welcome to our second issue of Vibrance, a magazine about the arts and cultural happenings of Cairns Regional Council. It’s an understatement to say that a lot has happened since our first-ever issue hit the streets in printed form back in February 2
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Cairns Minecraft Regional Building Competition 2020
During April to June, Cultural Services facilitated an online Minecraft building competition as part of the Flame Roadtrip. The regions involved were Cairns Regional Council, Mareeba Shire, Tablelands Regional Council, Cassowary Coast Regional Counci
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Dami Im
Singer songwriter Dami Im is set to release her new single ‘Paper Dragon’, with the timing and its lyrics telling about where she’s at right now. To celebrate the release of Paper Dragon, Dami is set to take her new show on tour across Queensland, an
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Venue Reopening Programs
Cairns Performing Arts Centre and Tanks Arts Centre were two of six state-wide venues who participated in the Queensland Government’s Venue Pilot Program, funded through Arts Queensland, to pilot re-openings and deliver programming under COVID-19 res
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Munro Martin Parklands
To comply with social distancing requirements, we are introducing Social Spaces. Friends and family wishing to share a social space at an MMP event will need to book their tickets as a group, (in the same transaction), to be allocated a numbered spac
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Casey Barnes
Town of a Million Dreams Tour gives fans the chance to hear Casey Barnes’ new #1 album played live with the highoctane and lively performance energy that Casey and his band have become well known for. Casey and his band will also play a number of his
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Live Streamed From The Tanks
For the first time EVER, Tanks went LIVE ONLINE during the pilot shows… the lofty acoustic sounds of one of our faves Jeremiah Johnson was beamed to the world on Friday 24 July while Cairns’ own eclectic darling, Leanne Tennant, launched her brand ne
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MMP Is Now World-class, From Front To Back.
Munro Martin Parklands now has top-notch back-of-house facilities to complement the ambience of its world-class performance space. The completion of Stage 2 of the venue’s redevelopment, jointly funded by Cairns Regional Council and Australian and Qu
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