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ARTS THURSDAY

by stapletonm
posted 27/08/2014

Three Dimensions

photo by mstapletonExplore three dimensions of the arts this Arts Thursday with Maisy Stapleton.

Step back a century to the outbreak of World War I as the focus of History Week this year will help you to understand innumerable

Image from History Week website

Image from History Week website

aspects of this experience, which will occupy historical interest over the next four years.

Mandy Kretzschnar, Executive Officer of the History Council of NSW, is first up on the program to give us insight into the events of History Week from 6 to 14 September 2014.

For further information http://www.historycouncilnsw.org.au/history-week/

CP2014ProgramcoverThen Margie Medlin will join Maisy to discuss the innovative philosophy behind the world class choreographic incubator, Critical Path, which works out of the Drill Hall in Rushcutters Bay.

Margie, the Director of Critical Path, will talk to us about the extraordinary work of this special organisation, developing choreographic and dance practice. You can also learn more through public programs including a forthcoming conversation with the artistic directors of Chunky Move (Vic) and Strut (WA) on 30 August and on 6 September with Garry Stewart from the Australian Dance Theatre and Kate Major (Force Majeur) discussing how personal experiences influence dance practice.

For details and further information http://www.criticalpath.org.au/

To attend the Free Cultural talk,  Artists in Residence ,at Woollahra Council on 29th August at 10 – 11 am in the Council Chambers by Peter Lenearts, currently working at Critical Path go to http://wain.eventbrite.com.au

clouds on the mountainThe final guest will be Selena Seifert, Director of Draw on the Mountain Festival, which combines exploration of special and iconic Blue Mountains’ locations with a sketchbook trail competition.

Visit http://www.drawonthemountain.com.au/ for more information.

You can comment on the program, suggest ideas for future programs or leave a message for Maisy Stapleton on maisyartsthursday@gmail.com

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