(Altnews) ARTS NEXUS eBulletin #42

Submitted by Editor on Fri, 13/08/2004 - 21:22

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August 12, 2004

ARTS NEXUS Inc : the business of arts and culture

"leading and facilitating strategic, sustainable development across the cultural and creative industries in Far North Queensland"



$5 $5 $5 TICKET RUSH!
A fire sale without the FIRE!!

This weekend, $5 TICKETS to 2 fabulous shows.

Cairns Civic Theatre are offering the ARTS NEXUS crowd the 'Fabulous Fire' price of just $5.00 per ticket to each of these 2 shows as a late ticket rush. Phone TicketLiNK on 40319555 to book and you must mention the fire sale and ARTS NEXUS. Culture vultures and music lovers won¹t want to miss this great opportunity!!

DONT MISS OUT, LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE AT THIS FABULOUS PRICE. Friday night it¹s 'Shak Karak' & on Saturday night 'The No. 1 Overall Winner of the Sydney International Piano Competition of Australia 2004', John Chen.


shak-karak at 8pm @ Cairns Civic Theatre

Bookings through TicketLiNK 40319555

SHAKUHACHI PERCUSSION: Grand Master of the shakuhachi Dr Riley Lee brings the haunting beauty of the Japanese bamboo flute together with the contemporary grooves of karak percussion. An exhilarating evening of mesmerising flutes, high-energy percussion and resonant marimba and vibraphone. shak-karak draws together a program inspired by the fusion of East and West, new and old. This innovative and exciting performance showcases the spiritual resonance of the shakuhachi and the vibrant magic of percussion in a variety of music styles.


John Chen~ Winner 2004 Sydney International Piano Competition

8pm @ Cairns Civic Theatre

Bookings through TicketLiNK 40319555

This is the Olympics of all Piano Competitions held every 4 years; recognised internationally as one of the great piano competitions!! A total of 36 pianists were chosen following worldwide live auditions. The 36 have performed a wide range of solo repertoire, chamber music and 2 concertos at the Sydeny Opera House during July. Winners of the competition recieve prize-money totalling $120,000 recording contracts and extensive concert tours. The people of Cairns will be able to hear the 1st prizewinner John Chen from New Zealand peform live on stage at the Cairns Civic Theatre. For more see http://www.sipca.com.au


Still some tickets left for the 20 seat Nexus group to the flagship Bell Shakespeare Company¹s touring show of A Mid-Summer Night¹s Dream on Friday 27 August 8.30pm.

Nexus tickets are $30 each instead of $36 for a show that costs $50-$60 a ticket in Brisbane.

Additionally, Nexus group ticket holders will be invited to a social and networking function by the Civic theatre beforehand.

Only the first 2O members to send their money by cheque or Money Order to Arts Nexus at PO Box 4995 Cairns 4870 will get these tickets, so don¹ t miss out. This will sell out - so be quick to be in on this deal.

You must be a Nexus financial member, and the offer is limited to x 2 tickets per member at this price - you can join Nexus online at http://www.artsnexus.com.au

We are very grateful to Cairns Civic Theatre for supporting Nexus members in this way.

For more information on shows or ticketing go to http://www.ticketlink.com.au


Arts Hub the essential accessory for all arts workers. Arts Hub, the online home for the Australian arts and cultural industry, delivers the industry information you need, when you want.

Join as a member and get all the latest jobs, news, events and industry happenings delivered direct to your desktop throughout the week.

Arts Hub Membership normally costs $77.

As a special offer to Arts Nexus members join before Friday 3 September and pay only $55, to take advantage
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Plus join before Friday 20 August 2004 and you will go into the draw to win a fabulous holiday package to Broome valued at $2800.

Join Australia¹s largest online arts community, and/or view the full competition details now.

Visit http://artshub.com.au or call us on (03) 9682 9920.



6pm on this Friday 13 August at Cairns Regional Gallery

"Prophets of the Imagination, or, the Journey¹s not over yet, old mate," is the title of the Colin Roderick Lecture by author Alex Miller [Journey to the Stone Country].

The Foundation for Australian Literary Studies at JCU present these lectures by each year by a distinguished author or scholar.

T: 4046 4800
W: http://www.cairnsregionalgallery.com.au


1. "Tanks for the memories"

~ Tanks Art Centre Manager Lee-Ann Forsyth is moving on after 6.5 years service. The new Cairns City Council Arts Officer Demyan Hnatiuk will now be resident at the Tanks.
T: 4032 2349 fax 40322610

2. "Sugar! Parting is such sweet sorrow".

Sugar industry funding to operate the Australian Sugar Industry Museum [ASIM] and Sugarama Gallery was an early casualty of the globalisation and FTA woes of the sugar industry.

Sugar Museum Director John Waldron leaving after 7 years will be a big loss for the Innisfail and FNQ region, after setting high standards as ASIM as a finalist in the TTNQ Heritage and Cultural Tourism Awards in 2001, 2002, and 2003.

John will takes up the post of Director at the Caloundra Regional Gallery on the Sunshine Coast.

There is to be a warm-hearted farewell from well-wishers from his board, friends and members of the Innisfail and arts community at the opening of the Education Minister's Awards for Excellence in Art at the Sugarama Gallery at 6.30pm on 20 August.

See below under the Employment section for an outline the 2 day/week position now open at ASIM.

Enquiries E: asim@znet.net.au

3. Raymond Sambo has also recently departed for other pastures from the Cairns FNQ Indigenous Unit of Arts Queensland at 138 Spence Street, and so far no recruitment for a replacement has been announced.

Jenuarrie, the Arts Industry Development Officer at the Unit is available there T: 4048 12413 or E: jenuarrie@arts.qld.gov.au

4. Artworkers Alliance Indigenous Officer in FNQ, Connie Rovina, has also recently finished in that position.

5. The Cairns Branch of the Arts Law Centre of Queensland has ceased services to FNQ as a result of insufficient resources to maintain the regional service.

ArtsLaw in Brisbane can still be contacted on
T: 07 32113628
W: http://www.artslawqld.org.au



Arts Nexus is hosting a series of free workshops around the region on 25-26 August in association with Shire Councils to show how and where individuals and organisations can get hold of money for their arts and cultural projects, and how to fill out funding submissions and budgets?

These workshops are supported with funding from 3 Shire Councils. The presenter is Carrie Bies who was the Cairns Arts Officer from 1989-1999 and is currently at Mackay City Council. Carrie is also a frequent RADF committee trainer in Shires around Queensland with Qld Community Arts Network training program.

10am-12 noon at Atherton Shire Council
Entry Free but please book T: 4091 0746

3pm-5pm at Kuranda Amphitheatre Understage
Entry Free book 4093 8761

2-4pm at Douglas Shire Council Chambers, Mossman
Entry Free but please book by contacting Julia Leu on 4099 9410

Carrie will also work with RADF committees at Douglas and Johnston Shire Councils.


People have started signing up enthusiastically to Sound Circles, a new kind of choir being formed by Arts Nexus for people with disabilities, their families, carers and agencies to participate in sharing and expressing themselves together using both voice and body. Music-making and expression will be under the direction of Musical Director Jill Blackman.

Arts Nexus now invites participants, including from among agencies, families and carers to make contact to become involved. An initial meeting to meet Jill and the Nexus Project Manager Melissa Robertoson is at 4pm at Hambleton House in Edmonton on Friday 20 August at 4pm, with the workshops starting weekly from Saturday 28 August.

Contact Melissa [Arts Nexus] on
Mobile 0412 570 701 or
4051 4433 or
E: melissa@artnexus.com.au
[This project funded by Commonwealth RAF]


Regional Writers who met during Arts Nexus Tropical Expresso program [funded by Cairns RADF] have decided to stay together to form a regional writing group.

Support infrastructure for the writing artform was lacking in the region, so this self-help arising from the Tropical Expresso program over the past year by Arts Nexus was clearly needed.

New writers are welcome to join the first meeting at the Cairns Yacht Club on the afternoon of Saturday 21 August.

Enquiries T: 0414 263 318


Arts Nexus in association with CREDC and State Development and industry representatives has commenced business planning for the CI cluster in FNQ.

Contact Arts Nexus if interested to find out more.

T: 4051 4433 or
E: admin@artsnexus.com.au


10.00am-2.00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays only.

There are a range of funding handbooks and resources for pick-up, or you can book for upcoming workshops or join up a member.

For more info call the Nexus Office Manager Terize Formanowski.
T: 4051 4433 or
W: http://www.artsnexus.com.au


100 MORE FNQ CULTURAL CALENDAR EVENTS at http://www.artsnexus.com.au



ARTS MARKETING the Pocket Guide

FREE paperback at your fingertips developed by the Australia Council for the Arts [OzCo] and the Centre for Professional Development.

The whole thinking-through you need to succeed, whether you are an organisation, institution, small business, festival, project manager or just a solo creative being.

Available for pick-up at Arts Nexus, or
order from OzCo toll free T: 1800 226 912



FREE community-accessible Australian site, again supported by the Australia Council, rich in resources in arts marketing tools and ideas to take your passion further.

Go see for yourself!


TIMELY advice to Treasurers and Secretaries of non-profits organisations or NGOs [non-govt. organisations] because the ruling on "charities" is changing.

Publications and services are available to explain these changes.

Find out if your organisation is exempt from income tax? Loads more NGO advice on this page by going to
W: http://www.ato.gov.au/nonprofit


>>>TELSTRA 'paint a payphone' art competition

Entries close 29 August 2004

Telstra is looking for talented artists to help them brighten up Telstra
payphones across the country.

Entries are open to artists in the following
age categories: 12 years and under, 13-17 years and 18 years and over.

Prizes included $10,000 and an iBook package.

For entry, prize and condition details log onto http://www.payphoneart.telstra.com

See many more new COMPETITIONS listed on Arts Nexus website in the RESOURCES area.
W: http://www.artsnexus.com.au




Australian Sugar Industry Museum & Sugarama Gallery
Mourilyan, North Queensland

Closes Friday 13 August 2004

The position is responsible for coordinating and supervising operations of the Australian Sugar Industry Museum and Sugarama Gallery including the curatorial direction, public programs, daily site operations, venue hire, staff/volunteer supervision, exhibition and conservation aspects of the museum and its collections consistent with ASIM¹s policies and practices.

This is a Temporary, Part Time position for 3 6 months at $48,600 pro rata 2 days per week.

Submit your application with resume to

Mr. Basil Micale,
Chairman Australian Sugar Industry Museum,
PO Box 39 Innisfail 4860 or via
email to asim@znet.net.au

For info kit or enquiries contact John Waldron
Phone: (07) 4063 2656 E: asim@znet.net.au

>>>MORE JOBS, CALLS, EOIs and TENDERS listed on Arts Nexus website in the RESOURCES area.
W: http://www.artsnexus.com.au



==Arts Minister Anna Blight has announced $250,000 as the largest boost in the program's history to 2004-05 Indigenous Regional Arts Development Fund (IRADF) allocation as part of the Queensland Government's $3 million commitment which supports both the IRADF and Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) program's grants and operational costs.

==Roy McIvor of Hopevale was awarded $4,999 for the production and exhibition of 10 original paintings as part of a recent round of monthly Small Grants funding announced.


For Dance, Theatre, Music, Literature, Visual Arts/Craft, Community Cultural Development [ccd] and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts.
Australia Council:
toll free 1800 226 912 or
W: http://www.ozco.gov.au

Close 3 September 2004
For further info contact Arts Qld on
07 3224 4896 or 1800 175 531 or
log onto http://www.arts.qld.gov.au

>>>Cairns City Council RADF and other ARTS, CULTURAL & COMMUNITY GRANTS
All Close on 27 August 2004
Visit the Council¹s Customer Service Desk at Council Chambers or download all forms and guidelines from
W: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au

>>>Other FNQ Shires have various RADF closing dates.
Contact Councils for details.
All FNQ Council numbers are in FNQ Cultural Directory on Nexus website under Resources area.
W: http://www.artsnexus.com.au

Lots more FUNDING sources available, both government and philanthropic, via Arts Nexus website on the RESOURCES page.
W: http://www.artsnexus.com.au



Great location, close to Swiss Café and Crackerbox, natural light, air-con, phone, friendly neighbors and shared garden.
T: 0413 885 159



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ARTS NEXUS Inc: the business of arts and culture Arts Nexus is the regional arts development organisation and non-profit creative industry association for FNQ, and publishers of Arts Nexus magazine.

Office: Shop 6, The Hilton, Wharf St., Cairns
Office open 10am-2pm Tuesdays and Thursdays
Postal: PO Box 4995 CAIRNS 4870
T: 07 4051 4433 F: 07 4051 4244
[non-profit incorporated assoc.]
E: admin@artsnexus.com.au
W: http://www.artsnexus.com.au

ARTS NEXUS gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Community Cultural Development Board [CCDB] of the Australia Council for the Arts as major sponsor.

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