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Performing Faith Philosophy & Future

Waaaoooooooooooh way ooooh woe woe woe… Yeeeee-eah! I am SOOOO looking forward to performing alongside poets, Cameron Semmens and Sista Zai as well as philosophy/ theology/ parable teller & unsettler, Peter Rollins (What a line-up!) in Melbourne next Tuesday during the day and in the evening. The event is called Faith, Philosophy and Future and is part of Peter Rollins Australian Tour. Apologies for the short notice! Registrations for the daytime event close today! https://event.goregister.com.au/peterollins2012/individual/

For the night gig tickets are available on the door…

Event: ‘Insurrection in the Upper Room’
Venue: Upstairs at The Shine Cafe Bar 74-76 Kingsway, Glen Waverley.
Dinner: Shine’s kitchen and bar will be open.
Start Time: 8pm
Cost: $10


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Sista Zai and I formed a connection at the screening of The Last Survivor at Arts in Action in May 2012. Sista Zai is a founding member of Stillwaters Storytelling Collective - well worth checking out, as is Arts is Action - the collaborative social action film nights at Bella Union.

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Singing - We Are All Flesh

Not too long after I moved to Melbourne I found out about a choir directed by the incredible, Sue Johnson, member of one of my all-time favourite bands, Coco’s Lunch. It’s been a weekly slice of heaven to sing with a group of fun, vivacious women at the beautiful Prana House. This photo is not the room we rehearse in, but it’s the room that grabbed my attention the first time I visited, so sunny and inviting!

This month, on Wednesday the 18th of July my choir has been invited to perform at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art in Melbourne. I’m more than a little excited… Our performance will be part of the program for the Berlinde De Bruyckere, ‘We Are All Flesh' Exhibition. If you are not familiar with her works, here is a snapshot… not particularly child friendly, but amazing, haunting sculptures of humans, animals and trees in metamorphosis.

It’s a free public event. So if you’re in Melbourne and keen for a night of singing and sculpture please come and enjoy it with us…

The Last Supper
Wed July 18, 5pm-8pm
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art

A cozy mid-winter evening in the gallery with all the things that make you feel warm, inside and out. Art, music, wine and fresh-baked bread to take home from the wonderful Fatto a Mano bakery.

With Choir Director Sue Johnson and the Prana House choir.

Free entry. All welcome.

How to get to the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art:

From Flinders Street Station…
    10 minute walk from the city, across Princes Bridge, up St. Kilda Road
    Tram Route 1 Sturt Street Stop No. 18 (to front door)
    Tram Routes 3, 5, 8, 16, 64, 67, 72 alight at Stop No. 17 on the corner of St.
Kilda Road and Grant Street, then 2 minute walk to the end of Grant Street.

Metered street parking is available in Grant and Sturt Streets.
Commercial car parks are located at the Victorian Arts Centre and the Australian Ballet Centre at the end of Sturt Street.

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