Arts Showcase is our pick of the news, events and activities that are Must Read or Must do.

Lorraine Francis spotlight

Lorraine Francis. Painter & Writer

Lorraine is another one of our multitalented artists, known for her paintings and exhibitions but also writing. Lorraine prefers painting with acrylic for its vivid colours and quick drying. She…

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Maureen Cooke. Organiser Extraordinaire

As has been noted by others it is hard to sum up a lifetime of Maureen’s dedication to the arts and the community. A designer and seamstress with her own…

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Savvy Singers spotlight

The Savvy Singers

The Savvy Singers is a singing group that performs concerts in Port Macquarie and meets Mondays under the tutelage of well known musical director, choir leader and music educator Robyn…

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Shirley & Harry Oliver. Dancing Sweethearts

Celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary their shared passion of dancing has been a key to why they believe their marriage has lasted so long. “He was a very good dancing…

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Rhythm Revue

While many in their audiences are over 80 and some in the group are nudging this amazing group is featured because of its commitment to both dancing and entertaining older…

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Geoff Mould. Painter & Poet

This amiable octogenarian sparked a love of the arts during his teaching career, particularly through a passion for painting and poetry which he continues to share with the world. Geoff…

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The Yarrahapinni Festival is back again at Stuarts Point

Thanks to the efforts of a legion of volunteers and fantastic support from Lifetime Connect, Stuarts Point will be a hub of fun and activity on Friday and Saturday, August…

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New Q Pop Up Gallery @ Kew

Local Camden Haven artists invite you to share their love of art and music and pop into the new Q Pop Up Gallery in Kew. Founder and musician/painter Fiona Joy…

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Create NSW Grants. Important New Guidelines and Information

The 2018/19 Arts and Cultural Development Program Guidelines are now online. Funding opportunities are open to NSW-based arts and cultural organisations, NSW professional artists and arts/cultural workers across a wide…

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Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Community Grants

Applications open: 9:00AM AEST, Tuesday 19 June 2018 Applications close: 5:00PM AEST, Friday 10 August 2018 No extension to the closing date is possible. ABOUT THE REGIONAL ARTS FUND The Australian…

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Country Arts Support Program (CASP)

Applications open: NOW Applications close: Friday 3 August 2018, 17:00 AEST (5pm) No extension to the closing date is possible. ABOUT THE COUNTRY ARTS SUPPORT PROGRAM CASP is an annual small grants…

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Big Congratulations to Arts Mid North Coast Chair Leigh Vaughan

Arts Mid North Coast Chair, Leigh Vaughan has been awarded an  Order of Australia (OAM) for service to the arts and music education to local government and to the community. Leigh…

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