Past Events

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Emerging Cultural Leaders Showcase 2019

Join us for an evening of performance, film, music and art! Get acquainted with the 2019 Emerging Cultural Leaders (ECL) at our annual industry showcase and celebration. The Emerging Cultural Leaders Showcase 2019 brings to the fore the skills, stories and…

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The Terminator

“If you didn’t want me to make a comedy about this, you should have taken it far more seriously in the first place." - Lana Schwarcz. The Terminator is an extremely irreverent solo theatre show — a dark comedy that explores…

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Copy That, Copy Cat: JOLT SONIC FESTIVAL 2019

Time to dial up the sonic boom! To celebrate their 10-year anniversary, JOLT Arts presents Copy That, Copy Cat: JOLT Sonic Festival 2019, a 3-day event showcasing leading auditory artists and musicians. Members of the JOLT Sonic Arts community will be curating…

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Black Screen: Warburdar Bununu — Water Shield

A young leader is devastated when Borroloola Town Camps are bombarded with water contamination notices. No one seems to be taking responsibility in the Northern Territory and with continued mining up river his family’s way of life is under constant…

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Hear Footscray #4

Hear Footscray is transforming FCAC into Footscray’s vibrant new music hub! Since launching in early 2019, the series has played a pivotal role in unearthing exceptional emerging musicians and bands, while offering the community a much-needed intimate setting for live…

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EP Launch – Dean Jackson

Dean Jackson, one of the most well-known faces to Footscray, is releasing his debut EP Busk. The EP features a collection of originals that Dean has written and performed in the heart of Footscray's bustling centre. Busk aims to capture and recreate Dean's live…

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West Writers Forum: What is African poetics?

Bringing diverse Afro-Australian creatives to explore modern and historical poetry in Africa through performance and discussions facilitated by Tiyami Amum and Achut Thuc. WHEN: Sunday 1 September, 12:30 – 2:00pm VENUE: Footscray Community Arts Centre COST: Free. Bookings required. BOOK NOW  See the full West Writers…

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West Writers Forum: West Writers X WrICE – CRAFT

Capping off a 6-week period of discussion and interrogation, three pairs of writers talk about their writing process and explore each other's work. WrICE Writers: Saaro Umar, Lavanya Shanbhogue Arvind, Norman Erikson Pasaribu. West Writers: Nadia Niaz, Georgia Mill, Sumudu Samarawickrama. Hosted by…

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West Writers Forum: Stories of place – FRESH!

FRESH! is a dramedy web series created by Nikki Tran. Inspired by Footscray’s fresh food market, this series is about community, market life and migrant experiences. WHEN: Sunday 1 September, 11am - 6pm VENUE: Footscray Community Arts Centre COST: Free. The film will…