Darwin Community Arts Inc. - Annual General Meeting 2014

The Annual General Meeting of Darwin Community Arts Inc. will be held at 6pm, on Wednesday 23 April 2014, at Darwin Community Arts' office, Malak Shopping Centre, 16 Malak Crescent, Malak NT 0812.
The business will include: Presentation of 2013 Annual Reports, Presentation of 2013 Audited Statements, Election of Board Members.
The Draft Financial Report will be available for inspection at the office upon request. To participate and be elected at the AGM you need to be a member. For further info contact (08) 8945 7347.

TEDxSydney 2014 Satellite Event in Darwin

TEDxSydney 2014 will be streamed live to Darwin at Darwin Community Arts (DCA) Studio, Malak, 9:00 am to 5:00 PM, Saturday, 26 April. TEDxSydney 2014 will take place that Saturday within the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House before a live audience of 2,250; satellite events, such as the one in Darwin, have been organised in different cities.

Be part of our new theatre production

DCA and its CemeNTworx Community Theatre are on the look out for people who want to make theatre. Whether you are an actor, director, designer, sound/lighting technician, playwright, costume maker, young, old, experienced or not, if you are passionate about creating Theatre, then WE WANT YOU!

Our next adult production is planned for 23 & 24 May, 2014. An information evenings/play readings are currently held in Chambers Crescent Theatre, cnr Malak/Chambers Crescent, Malak Shopping Centre. If you want more information, please contact Brenda on 8945 7347 or at brenda.logan@darwincommunityarts.org.au

Culture Café ready to roll

Darwin Community Arts is pleased to present its newest project, the Culture Café. The Culture Café is a social enterprise initiative that aims to provide people of diverse cultural backgrounds with training in food safety and cookery as well as employment skills in the hospitality industry. Operating from a mobile caravan, the Culture Café is a platform for cultural exchange through cooking, where participants work together to make delicious dishes and provide exceptional customer service to people living in Darwin.

Saturday Morning Women's Workshops

If you are interested in art, craft or Do It Yourself, you are welcome to attend the Women's Saturday morning program at the Malak Community Shed. We have the tools and resources, so all you need to do is turn up between 9am and 12 noon - Morning tea is served at 10.30am. The weekly program commences on Saturday 15th of February 2014. Malak Community Shed project aims to build a greater sense of community well-being in Malak and neighbouring suburbs. The project is run in the car park of Malak Shopping Centre, which has been redeveloped into an underground arts space. Contact Paul on 8945 7347 for more info.

My Sisters' Kitchen

My Sisters' Kitchen (MSK) is a weekly program where women and children from all backgrounds are welcome to participate in arts and cooking activities and share stories, recipes and food, skills and experiences. 

In 2014 MSK participants look forward to trying their hand at sewing, screen printing, painting, cooking new and exciting cuisines and above all, enjoying shared experiences with the many familiar and new faces which make up the My Sisters' Kitchen family!

MSK meets each Monday in Chambers Crescent Theatre in the Malak Shopping Centre from 4.30-6.30pm. Transport is available. For more information visit http://www.mysisterskitchen.org.au and contact Meri on 8945 7347 or email msk@darwincommunityarts.org.au 

DCA assists Life Without Barriers

Life Without Barriers has started to deliver their weekly Disability Art Workshops at Chambers Crescent Theatre as a part of the Free Space Studio Program. The vocational training program focuses on skills development and professional outcomes for young artists with disability. A 30-week workshop series facilitated by Amina McConvell will culminate in an exhibition in November 2014 at the City of Darwin space. DCA is proud to auspice the successful application to Arts NT as well as offering advice and the venue for workshops.

Ukulele classes for beginners

Do you want to learn playing the ukulele? Now it's the time as Ali Mills offers regular weekly lessons. Starting on Tuesday 14 January, classes are open to both children and adults. A poster with more info attached. Book now on 0439 106 906.

DCA collaborates with Carpenteria Disability Services

Carpenteria Disability Services plays a broad role in response to the community's needs and offers services such as early intervention, adult accommodation, respite, adult days service. Darwin Community Arts is proud to collaborate with Carpenteria since 2009, mostly through Arts Access Darwin. Find out more about Carpenteria by reading their latest newsletter here.

Darwin Fence Festival

The Darwin Fence Festival is about diversity and difference.

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