Posts Categorized: Opportunities

Little BIGSOUND

Location: The Jutith Wright Centre
Date: Monday 27 July 2015 – 8.30am to 3.30pm
Cost: $38.50
Full Info: QMusic website
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An offshoot of BIGSOUND, QMusic presents Little BIGSOUND which is a one-day forum for young people aged 15 – 25 looking to break into the music industry.

Little BIGSOUND is focused on building skills, and providing information specifically targeted at young people and offers not only a series of break-out panel sessions featuring established young music industry professionals, but is also a way for attendees to form connections and develop professional relationships.

Featuring speakers across the field of sonic arts, covering important topics such as creating, marketing, recording, gigging and making it all financially sustainable, as well as providing a unique networking opportunity. Little BIGSOUND is an exciting forum for young creatives who want to build a career doing the stuff that they love.

Find the full days program here.

Zine Fun w/The Mosaics & Shep Dooley

Date: Saturday, 18th April
Time: 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Workshop: 2-4pm
Bands from 4:30pm
Location: Visible Ink, Valley

Wanna learn how to make a zine? Wanna know where you can do free photocopying and printing? Wanna see some cool bands!!?

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Come on down to Visible Ink Valley to join the free all ages zine workshop!

Editor of Slubberdegullion magazine, Alex Cambolvitch, will facilitate the workshop which is just one of the many events held at Visible Ink as part of Youth Week.

The workshop will be followed by some light refreshments and live music from two local bands – Shep Dooley and The Mosaics

Come check out the zine library and all the other free cool things Visible Ink has to offer! :)

One Woman Project seeks your ideas for feature articles.

The One Woman Projects’ online Tumblr and website blog are currently on the lookout for some incredible blog entries about issues of gender.

One Woman Project accept interviews, short stories, opinion pieces, feature articles, videos, soundbites, podcasts – all forms of media – about any issue of gender equality, gender inequality, women’s rights, human rights, individuals promoting causes, advocacy, campaigns and much, much more. Additionally, there is no minimum or maximum word length.

One Woman Project are currently appealing to supportive partners for any pieces of media they would like to see published to our online communities. This could be as little as a short piece promoting an upcoming campaign you are hosting, an infographic about the work you do, a feature article on your predominant issue of gender, or a bio about an inspirational person in your organisation!

One Woman Project would love to feature and promote your causes, issues and campaigns as much as you do for us!

You can read the current blog here: http://onewomanproject.tumblr.com/

One Woman Project are current tenants at Visible Ink as part of the Youth Enterprise Program.

 

 

Terra Nemo Theatre Company launches their 2015 season!

Date: Friday 13th February
Time: 7 – 9:30PM
Location: La Boite Rehearsal Room, 5-8 Musk Ave, Kelving Grove

Terra Nemo are very excited to begin 2015 with a bang, with the launch of their new season. No strangers to Visible Ink, they’ve spent a great deal of time here, getting their creative juices flowing, ironing out the kinks and having a great time doing so.

Come along and celebrate the new season of orginal and engaging theatrical work.

More details at:
http://tntc2015.eventbrite.com.au/

Shoot your own perfect promo pics!

Postponed!
Stay tuned for updates…
Date: Saturday, 21st February
Time: 1-4PM
Cost: FREE
Venue: Visible Ink, Fortitude Valley
Ages: 12-25
Bookings: visibleinkvalley@brisbane.qld.gov.au / 3403 0136

Visible Ink presents this free workshop, combining basic techniques of SLR photography, lighting, graphic design and photo editing to help you create the perfect shot to help profile yourself, your work or your crew in print and on the web.

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Somnia – Call out for actors

When: Tuesday, 6th January, 10am-12pm / Wednesday, 7th January, 3-5:30pm.
Age Range: 16+
Location: Visible Ink, Valley
Contact: Krystal Russell

“This world is filled with hypocrites; treat others the way you wish you were treated is nothing but words of a lie.”

Somnia is a new and exciting show that will be performed in Anywhere Theatre Festival 2015 and we are looking for actors to join the team.

Somnia is a show that tackles the topic of bullying head on forcing the audience to face the choices they have made towards others and themselves and what they truly mean. We will explore the taboo, un talked about and the un savoury effects that bullying has on people.

Due to the nature of this show we are looking for actors who are willing and comfortable to open themselves emotionally and willing be able to share that with the audience.

If this sounds like your cup of tea feel free to come along and learn more or even audition to join our team!

 

Call-out for performers – Valentine’s Busk

Calling out all performers and artists to come and busk, win fabulous prizes and join in the World Record attempt for the World’s Largest Busk!

Whether you’re a seasoned busker, a first timer or if you are a musician, circus performer, poet, singer, dancer, comedian or chalk artist, if you have an act that attracts applause and tips, we want you to share the love. Register here

Valentine’s Busk
Saturday, 14 February 2015
Cultural Precinct, South Bank
The full program of artists and events for Valentine’s Busk will be announced in January 2015.

Callout for Brisbane Youth Week Youth Manangment Team

Brisbane Youth Week (10-19th April) is a celebration of the diversity and creativity of our city’s young people. It’s a chance for Brisbane’s youth to open their creative minds and have a voice in our great city.

If you’re a young person and looking to get involved in Brisbane Youth Week 2015 we want to hear from you!

Joining the Youth Management Team will allow you to develop your skills in event planning and management and corporate processes. You will have the opportunity to generate programming and initiatives across the week. Past events have included exhibitions, talent competition, live music, forms, arts and cultural workshops, sporting activities and other localised community events.

Members of the Youth Management Team will need to commit to attending about fortnightly planning meetings in the lead up to the week, as well as the delivery of nominated events across Brisbane.

Also, we’re looking to showcase talent at the Visible Ink space over the week so if you have an interest in performing, or have any ideas about how to best show off the talents of the young people of Brisbane, please let us know!

Contact Ruby Treichel by phone 3178 2267 or via email Ruby.Treichel@brisbane.qld.gov.au

BrisAsia 2015 needs performers and volunteers!

Brisbane City Council’s Creative Communities are doing a call out for volunteers and performers for next year’s BrisAsia event.

VOLUNTEERS

BrisAsia Festival 2015 starts on 6 February with an Opening Night Party starting at 6pm. Prior to the party starting there will be a fun and rowdy parade through the Queen Street Mall which ends at Reddacliff Place where Bombay Royale will play along with other street entertainment and delightful street food. The following 3 weeks will see some wonderful “pop up” events across the city including Yum Chat at Metro Arts, Martial ART in motion in China Town, Taste of Asia in Reddacliff Place where Adam Liaw, the celebrity chef will tantalise us with a yummy cooking demonstration and the always fun Neon POP event on the last night. The final event coincides with the councils “Welcome to City” for our fresh faced international university students. All these events are opportunities for volunteers to meet new people, have fun and assist in bringing BrisAsia Festival to the people of Brisbane.

Volunteers are encouraged to email their contact details along with availability and special interests to us here at creative.communities@brisbane.qld.gov.au

PERFORMERS

Calling all emerging artists with a particular connection to Asia, who would like to participate in a signature event for BrisAsia Festival 2015. Taste of Asia will be held in Reddacliff Place on the 27 February 2015. Kicking off at 11am and going through until 9pm we anticipate approx. 3,000 people to join us in tasting some fabulous street food, enjoying great celebrity chef cooking demonstrations, edible garden master classes and roving street entertainment. In addition we have a number of options for emerging artists to perform during the event alongside seasoned performers.

Artists/performers/musicians who would like further information can contact Cindy Maurice direct at cindy.maurice@brisbane.qld.gov.au

Are you almost rusted on to your pushie?

For many folks a bicycle is more than just a form of transport – it’s an attitude, an essential part of their style, an environmental sustainability statement and an adrenalin rush.

If you spend most of your time on two wheels, and want to see more people do the same, then the crew from Pedal Brisbane want you involved in their upcoming bicycle arts festival.

This years festival tackles the topics of climate change, getting more women riding and segregated bike lanes and there are ways for you to contribute to the debate.

Shifting Gears. Does Cycling in Australia have a Future?

Location: Queensland Museum
Date: Friday, 28th November, 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Tickets: $10 via eventbrite

Joining forces with ABC Radio National’s Big Ideas, the Pedal Brisbane Festival hosts a conversation about our nation’s relationship with the bike – ‘Shifting Gears. Does Cycling in Australia have a Future?’.

Panelists include…

  • Paul Barclay – Host of Big Ideas
  • Michael Roth – RACQ Executive Manager – fresh from the Dutch Cycling Embassy’s study tour of the Netherlands
  • Jai Christiansen – creator of Facebook page ‘Drivers for Registration of Bicycles’
  • Phil Heywood – Adjunct Associate Professor of Urban Planning at QUT and passionate utility
  • Edward Hore – President and founder of cycling advocacy organisation Cycle

plus you get the opportunity to ask your questions in the company of invited guests including Councillor for the Gabba Ward, Helen Abrahams, Director of Cycling at TMR Adam Rogers and author of Cycle Space Steven Fleming.

Politics in the Bike Lane

Location: Queensland Museum
Date: Saturday, 29th November as part of the days Pedal Brisbane Event

Councillor Helen Abrahams and Greens candidate Jonathan Sri talk about “Politics in the Bike Lane” at this years Pedal Spokes – talking about change for the better.

Designing Cities That Support Cycling

Location: Queensland Museum
Date: Saturday, 29th November as part of the days Pedal Brisbane Event

A free talk/debate architects Brian Donovan, Damian Thompson and Dr Steven Flemming

And Finally.. show your support and help this exciting event out by volunteering!

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