Community Dinner in October 2014

Do not miss the next Community Dinner on Monday 27 October, 2014 when we will be celebrating United Nations Day and collecting donations to help tackle the Ebola crisis. Everyone is welcome!

When: Monday 27 October 2014, 6pm
Where: Chambers Crescent Theatre, Cnr Malak & Chambers Crescents, Malak Shopping Centre
Entertainment: Local community artists including DOBz, Arafura Scottish Dancers, visiting artists from Asia in Darwin project and Gospel singing
Catering: Sandar, Yaqub, Meri...and maybe you?
Cost: By donation (suggested $5/person & $10/family)

Acclaimed Timorese artists to perform at the Darwin Fridge Festival 2014

Darwin Community Arts is pleased to host two acclaimed artists from Timor-Leste as part of its Asia in Darwin residency program. Etson Caminha and Tony Amaral from prestigious Arte Moris Art School will be in Darwin from 24 October to 3 November 2014 to facilitate creative workshops and run live performances during Darwin Fridge Festival 2014. 

Performance Skills Workshops for young people with disability

Hot on the heels of their amazing show 'Freezing Hot', CemeNTstars are about to begin workshops for their next project 'Reading The Signs'. If you are an independent young person with disability and interested in learning acting/performance skills please join us.

Darwin Fridge Festival 2014 is just around corner

Darwin Fridge Festival encourages and supports people to make recycled art using old refrigerators and turning them into fine pieces of art. In 2014, Darwin Fridge Festival celebrates its fifth year of existence and will be held from Saturday 25th October to Sunday 2nd November at Darwin Waterfront with an additional exhibition at Darwin International Airport and workshops at Malak Shopping Centre. The festival has a unique Territorian theme and its main motto in 2014 is: “Be a part of it, make art” which encourages everyone to get involved.

Multicultural Film Festival 2014 postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Multicultural Film Festival 2014 has been postponed. The new dates will be announced soon. Please stay tuned for updates and check out Malak Media website for more info.

Do It Yourself Tuesdays in October

A trial for Do It Yourself sessions starts on Tuesday 7 October from 6pm and will continue weekly throughout the month of October. Held at the Underground Art Space in Malak, we have got resources and tools available. Every evening will be dedicated to a specific theme such as wood work, fixing bikes, carpentry, etc. The sessions are free of charge and open to anyone above 16 years old, both men and women are welcome. Call 8945 7347 for more info and make a booking.

Filipino Musicians in Darwin

Darwin Community Arts is thrilled to host two musicians from the Philippines as part of its Asia in Darwin residency program. Jess Santiago and Joseph Purugganan of the Asian Movement for People's Music will be in Darwin from 26 October to 6 November 2014. Jess Santiago is a Filipino poet, songwriter, singer-composer, musician and translator. He has been a leading figure of the people’s music movement in the Philippines since the 1970s. Joseph Purugganan is an independent songwriter and development worker.

Forum Theatre Workshops start this week

CemeNTworx Community Theatre is very excited to be hosting Forum Theatre Workshops facilitated by Omar Pumar Romay. Omar has directed and facilitated over 100 community theatre and community cultural development projects and was the founder of Brisbane Multicultural Theatre.

The first workshop out of weekly series is to be held on Thursday, 2 October, 2014 at 7pm in Chambers Crescent Theatre and will be followed by five workshops specifically programmed to develop acting skills.

Asia in Darwin

Asia in Darwin is a DCA project funded by Festivals NT, through Arts NT, that aims to build relations between community-based cultural and artistic practitioners and organisations in order to enhance the basic people-to-people foundation of links between Asia and Darwin. Priority countries for strategic partnerships are Indonesia, Philippines, Timor Leste, and Japan, based on existing links. The Exchanges and Residencies will feature agreed strategic outcomes for all parties and can be integrated with relevant festivals and events in Darwin. 

Monday Malak Jam nights

Calling all musicians, come and join us for a free jamming session every Monday evening in Malak. No matter whether you are an established or an emerging artist, bring your instrument and join like-minded musos. Bookings not required.

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