It’s finally starting to heat up, and lucky for us that means its time for the influx of spring art events!

Here are a few handpicked events this week around your hometown:

 

MELBOURNE

ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL

environmental film festival

Celebrating its 5th year anniversary and brought to you by Bob Brown, the Environmental film festival challenges the way you see and feel about the environment with groundbreaking films from around the world.

WHEN: 4th -12th September

WHERE: Kino cinema, 45 collins street Melbourne

TICKETS: full price $19, $15 concession

 

STEPHEN BUSH: BOXOCTOSIS

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One of the most renowned artists and exhibiting in Australia and USA since the 80’s, Stephen Bush brings his works Boxoctosis to Sutton Gallery in Melbourne.

WHEN: 6th September – 4th October

WHERE: Sutton Gallery, 254 Brunswick street Fitzroy

TICKETS: Free, see Gallery for details.

 

SYDNEY:

BIG GIG THURSDAYS

big gig thursdays

Every Thursday night at 8.30pm, an array of talented, eclectic, original local bands will be performing live at Coopers Hotel Auditorium. Enjoy beer and cider jugs, and their famous Hordern Street Hotdogs available from the public bar.

WHEN: Thurs 4th September – Thurs 25th December

WHERE: Coopers hotel Auditorium

TICKETS: At the door

 

PIA VAN GELDER: PSYCHIC SYNTH

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A multi-sensory interactive installation examining the connections between nature, mysticism and technology, Psychic Synth is the latest work by acclaimed electronic artist Pia van Gelder.

WHEN: 8th August – 7th September

WHERE: Carriage works

TICKETS: Free

 

BRISBANE

EXXOPOLIS

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As part of the Brisbane Festival, Architects of Air have brought their luminaries Exxopolis to the Cultural Forecourt.

WHEN: 6-26th September

WHERE: Cultural Forecourt, South Brisbane

TICKETS: Adult $14, Child $7

 

BRISBANE WRITERS FESTIVAL

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Indulge your inner-wordsmith at the Brisbane writers festival this week.

WHEN: 3-7th September

WHERE: State Library of Brisbane

TICKETS: Free events Available

 

ADELAIDE:

 

MALE; REAL/IDEAL 

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A curated exhibition of photographic art about an important area of our attempts to conform, male real; ideal highlights the need for men in society to conform to a specific body, putting a spin on the usual female gender stereotypes.

WHEN:7th – 29th September

WHERE: The Mill

TICKETS: Free; info At door

 

PREDESTINATION

predestination

Opening as the inaugural movie at this years MIFF, Predestination is a sci-fi action, thriller, everything-in-between film that challenges the parameters of time, identity and is all set to the pace of an exhilarated soundtrack, and has just opened in South Australia this month.

WHEN: Session times according to cinema

WHERE: Palace Nova Eastend cinema, Wallis, Mitcham, Events cinema Marion.

TICKETS:  ticket price to the discretion of the cinema

 

PERTH:

THE KRANSKY SISTERS : “Piece of Cake”

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The comedy trio are bringing their live performance back to the stage in Perth this month.

WHEN: 5th-10th September

WHERE: Subiaco Arts Centre

TICKETS: $45.78 Adults, $40.68 Concession

 

THE HANDMADE EXPO MARKETS

handmade market expo

Originating in Queensland, the handmade expo markets are a celebration of all things handmade, home baked and home grown.

WHEN: 7th September – 7th December

WHERE: Kent street Rockingham

TICKETS: Free entry and parking.