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Two LTC plays selected for Hot Shorts

Two LTC plays selected for Hot Shorts

Media Release Lismore Theatre Company   Two LTC plays selected for Hot Shorts Lismore Theatre Company is excited that two of its members have had their ten minute plays selected as finalists in The Drill Hall Theatre Company Mullumbimby’s biennial short play competition Hot Shorts, opening Friday 1 November. Writers were…

Witches Abroad

Witches Abroad

Lismore Theatre Company’s next production is Witches Abroad, the stage adaptation by Renoir (Henri Rennie) of Terry Pratchett’s book of the same name from his 41 book Discworld series. The production will run for seven performances from Oct 11-20 at Rochdale Theatre including two Sunday matinees. Discworld runs on magic…

25 artists showcase talents at SCU exhibition

25 artists showcase talents at SCU exhibition

The exhibition is open until 1 September 2019 –  Southern Cross University has been a hub for artistic development and creativity since it began 25 years ago. The University has supported the development of artistic culture regionally, nationally and internationally and the individual art practices of 700 students and 50…

Coming home

Coming home

exhibition by artist, Katka Adams This exhibition of drawings continues my work exploring immigration, both to Australia and to the City of Lismore, based on the traditional land of the Bundjalung people. “Coming Home” draws on my own experience as a refugee (from Czechoslovakia) and looks at how our community…

Steel Magnolias – Lismore Theatre Company

Steel Magnolias – Lismore Theatre Company

Lismore Theatre Company’s next production, Steel Magnolias, opens July 5th. This is a bitter sweet award winning play written by Robert Harling which chronicles the lives of six women who frequent Truvy’s Beauty Spot in Chinquapin, Louisiana. – their hair was a big as their hearts… This year marks the…

For Aboriginal artists, personal stories matter

For Aboriginal artists, personal stories matter

For Aboriginal artists, personal stories matter Louise Martin-Chew, The University of Queensland In the recent Julian Schnabel film about Vincent van Gogh, At Eternity’s Gate, Vincent asserts, “I am my painting”. The lives of certain artists are often viewed popularly through the prism of biography. But in the contemporary art…