So you’d like to be a Gold Supporter? Great idea! Here are just some of the prizes you could win if you sign up as a Gold Supporter during our celebration of ‘Thirty’. And don’t forget, you also go into special Gold Spot Draws and are still in the running for the Major Prize Draw as well!
Every Gold Supporter will receive a 250g bag of coffee beans + a can of chocolate coated coffee beans, courtesy of The Coffee Roasters, winner of the 2013 Australian International Coffee Awards. More about The Coffee Roasters HERE
PLUS you automatically get FREE membership to the Jazz Action Society (value $66), including entry to two J.A.S. shows and $10 entry to the rest all year long AND a free ticket to SIMA concert of your choice!
All of the above coming together with the regular supporter pack including a CD, $100 voucher from Jones & Turner Travel Associates and an Eastside Radio Supporter Card which entitles you to array of discounts and benefits! Wowsers!
The Gold Supporter Prize Draw:
1st Prize: 8 HOURS IN THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF MUSIC (AIM) MUSIC PRODUCTION SUITE
You will be using state of the art gear and software and will be able to compose, create, record, edit, mix, and master your material in a professional and creative environment.
Australian Institute of Music (AIM) is the leading school for today’s music Industry. Check out their website HERE
2nd Prize: 6-MONTH DOUBLE PASS TO WATCH FILMS AND MEET THE FILMMAKERS, valued at $600
Courtesy of Popcorn Taxi this prize gives you a double-pass to come along to ANY Popcorn Taxi event within the time period. Events include film screenings followed by Q&A with directors and crew members.
Formed in 1999, Popcorn Taxi has grown to become an internationally renowned and award-winning film entity that unites audiences and the filmmaking talent they adore. Over 600 events in 14 years with exclusive Q&A guests such as Quentin Tarantino, Dennis Hopper, Werner Herzog, Kevin Spacey, Ang Lee, Rob Zombie, Jerry Lewis, Simon Pegg, Terry Gilliam, Richard Kelly, Danny Boyle, Andrew Dominik, Richard Linklater, George Miller and countless others. Focussing on the craft, business and creative pursuits of filmmaking – a candid Popcorn Taxi Q&A is a bona fide event like no other. See what’s on the program HERE
3rd Prize: NIGHT ON THE HILLS: Double Pass to ‘Persona’ at the Belvoir Theatre and a $150 voucher to the Orto Trading Co. restaurant. Prize valued at $280.
‘Persona’ is a consummate theatrical close-up based on one of Ingmar Bergman’s finest films. The play has packed out houses at Melbourne’s Theatre Works in 2012 and was one of the finest pieces of theatre in the country all year. Review by Cameron Woodhead from ‘Behind the Critical Curtain’: “Persona is electrifying … an act of majestic ambition and an affirmation of what great theatre can do”. ‘Persona’ plays from July 24th to August 18th and you will be able to choose the date that suits you best. More info HERE
Meaning vegetable garden in Italian, Orto’s relaxed dining comes complete with wheelbarrows of potted herbs in the courtyard, ready for the chefs to freshly pluck and toss on your dish. Orto Trading Co. plates up a British inspired, modern Australian menu. The food is wholesome and scattered with an endless array of herbs, flowers and nuts. All mains are designed to be shared here, with generous portion sizes offered on heavy wooden planks. Address is 38 Waterloo Street, Surry Hills. More info HERE
4th Prize: PACK OF 6 FANTASTIC ART BOOKS, courtesy of Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, valued at $220 and including:
Weiwei’s ‘Under Construction’, ‘SANAA’ by Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa and Chiharu Shiota’s ‘Collection+’.
Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF) was established in April 2008 as a not-for-profit organisation to champion research, education and exhibitions of significant and innovative contemporary art from Australia, the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. SCAF works closely with artists in commissioning new work and developing exhibitions that energise and respond to the gallery’s four-part complex comprising a large exhibition area, mini ‘out-site’ space, versatile theatre annexe and a Zen garden. The gallery is located in Five Ways, Paddington. See what’s currently on HERE
5th Prize: 1 DAY DOUBLE PASS TO THE SYDNEY BLUES & ROOTS FESTIVAL, valued at $200
Sydney Blues and Roots Festival takes place in the beautiful Hawkesbury region of north-west Sydney and features the very best established and emerging blues and roots acts from around Australia. Market stalls, buskers, jam sessions, workshops and youth events add to the atmosphere. This year’s festival takes place from 24-27 October.
Your Double Pass is for Sunday October 27th. Click HERE for the line up!
6th Prize: A 25x25cm FRAMED ARTWORK BY A PAPER ARTIST MARINE COUTROUTSIOS, valued at $200
Marine Coutroutsios is a French, Sydney based artist. She works with paper which she hand cuts carefully. Her work is mostly inspired by nature and details from everyday life. She is interested in creating visual emotions to engage and inspire the viewer. Her designs are delicate, minimalist, poetic and elegant. She tries to balance them between representation and abstraction. She hopes they will bring people a sense of peace and a glimpse of beauty.
Marine says: “Paper is a wonderful material, I love paper. Paper can be thin, thick, white, colored, textured, cut, sewed, glued, pinned, folded… This is endless… the way we can work with paper. Paper is a promise of something wonderful, you just have to choose what it is!”.
More about here beautiful work HERE