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Self-isolation: an opportunity for creative retreat

Self-isolation: an opportunity for creative retreat

by Janet Grist With all the uncertainty around how the coronavirus will play out in our communities and the need to reduce contact with others, we will all have more time on our hands over coming months. While we may be disappointed that a much anticipated festival, or play, musical…

Coronavirus and its effects on the art market

Coronavirus and its effects on the art market

Travel bans and event cancellations: how the art market is suffering from coronavirus Anita Archer, University of Melbourne and David Challis, University of Melbourne The recently released The Art Market 2020 report provides a timely insight into how COVID-19-related disruptions are likely to impact growth and sales in the global…

LTC Media News

LTC Media News

A media message from Jenny Dowell, Publicity Officer for the Lismore Theatre Company- Following an urgent committee meeting, Lismore Theatre Company has made the difficult decision to postpone Educating Rita at Rochdale Theatre until this current medical situation has passed. As you can imagine, we are very disappointed but we…

Rochdale Theatre refurbished.

Rochdale Theatre refurbished.

Lismore Theatre Company is thrilled to start 2020 in its freshly painted and refurbished home, Rochdale Theatre in Goonellabah. LTC President Sharon Brodie said, ‘I am so happy that our beautiful theatre has had this make-over. We love this place that creates wonderful theatre and connects our community. It’s also…

Priscilla – Ballina Players

Priscilla – Ballina Players

Auditions on 15th and 16th February for Priscilla: Queen of the Desert Interested in theatre – auditions for cast required. DIRECTORS: Sue & Paul Belsham SHOW DATES: 12th June to 28th June Based on the 1994 popular movie of the same name, Priscilla Queen Of The Desert follows the journey…

Profile featuring Lismore Art Club

Profile featuring Lismore Art Club

Do you have an organisation to promote arts ,health and wellbeing in the Northern Rivers area of NSW? Consider establishing a profile on ‘From the Bower’ website – contact by email. Lismore Art Club is the latest profile included in ‘From the Bower’ online news hub. Lismore Art Club is…

Engagement in the Arts and longevity

Engagement in the Arts and longevity

A prospective 14-year study suggests that engagement in the arts could increase longevity. The English Longitudinal Study of Ageing analysed the responses of 6710 adults aged 50 years or older. The participants self-reported their personal engagement with the arts. The researchers focused on the frequency of ‘receptive arts activities’ such…