Spring is certainly here, and with that comes an influx of art, music and all things fun!

Here are some of the top picks for your state this month:

 

MELBOURNE:

BENGLIS

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As part of the 40th Anniversary of the notorious advertisement Benglis ran in Artforum, Benglis 73/74 explores the resonance of such images and other issues on femininity and gender in the modern stage.

WHEN: 12th September – 11th October

WHERE: Sutton Gallery

PRICE: Info at centre

 

EXHIBITIONS AT CRAFT

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September exhibitions at craft are just as wide-reaching as imaginative, boasting the works of artists Carly Fischer, Ben Taranto and Christine Cholewa.

WHEN: 4th September – 10th October

WHERE: Craft Victoria

PRICE: Free

 

SYDNEY:

BOYHOOD

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The film that took 12 years to make has finally hit Sydney cinemas.

WHEN: Sessions are running till October

WHERE: Selected Sydney cinemas

PRICE: to the discretion of the cinema.

 

THE GOD OF HELL: SAM SHEPARD

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Uncompromising black comedy The God of Hell is only playing this week in Sydney!

WHEN: 9th September – 13th September

WHERE: Old Fitzroy theatre

PRICE: See website for details

 

BRISBANE:

BRISBANE FESTIVAL

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It’s that time of year again when the Brisbane festival packs in all of the art and culture it can into a few short weeks.

with endless amounts of events, performances and street shows, there’s something for everyone!

 

ADELAIDE:

MOON LANTERN FESTIVAL

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Based on a traditional Chinese festival, the moon lantern festival is a modern festival celebrating autumn harvest.

WHEN: 8th September from 3:30pm-8:30pm

WHERE: Elder Park, Adelaide

COST: Free

 

COLOUR RUN

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What’s not to love about running in a giant field full of people throwing dyed cornstarch on each other?

WHEN: 14th September 9am start

WHERE: Victoria Park Racecourse Adelaide

PRICE: see website for details

 

PERTH:

NORTHAM SHOW

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Escape the city for a traditional country show, the Northam Show going back for decades as one of Perth’s finest.

WHEN: 12th September – 13th September

WHERE: Jubilee Park Northam

COST: $5 entrance

 

JOSEPH ASHTON CIRCUS

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Relieve childhood circus fun and enter a world of hilarity and illusion at the Joseph Ashton Circus.

WHEN: 5th September – 7th September

WHERE: Hull Park beechaboro

PRICE: From $15