Outdoor Community Dinner in August 2014

Darwin Community Arts presents the monthly gathering Community Dinner. The August Community Dinner is dedicated to the Seniors. The event will be held outdoor at the Malak Shopping Centre car park off Chambers Crescent and we will showcase the cream of the crop of Senior performers in the Top End! Come down with your family and celebrate our community achievements. This is an inclusive event with delicious food and entertainment for all ages. Everyone is welcome!

A play to celebrate Seniors

In celebration of Seniors Month, Darwin Theatre Company and CemeNTworx Community Theatre present a rehearsed play reading 'Waiting For Marlene' written by Jean Holkner. Directed by Brenda Logan and starring Judi Fischer, Liz Gammon and Peg Gellert, the play is "an inspiring and heart-warming tale about the joy and pain of growing older."

There are two performances:
Saturday 30 August, 3pm at Chambers Crescent Theatre, Malak Shopping Centre
Sunday 31 August, 3pm at Palmerston Senior College

No need to book - the event is FREE and everyone is welcome!


CemeNTstars to be Freezing Hot

Celebrate Disability Awareness Week with CemeNTstars. Their latest show is so awesome its Freezing Hot. Travel between reality and fantasy - from cool skits to hot dancing. Strap on your super powers, loosen up your lip synching, and collect a cache of crazy characters. Put your life on freeze frame and get ready to laugh till your cheeks burn.

Kultour Gathering 2014 Forum

The Kultour Gathering 2014 Forum in Darwin will take place at Darwin Entertainment Centre on Sunday 24 August 2-5pm. The forum will be facilitated by Fotis Kapetopoulos and the other panel members will be Angela Hill, Louise Partos, Panos Couros and Bong Ramilo.

Hip Hopera: Battles at the Bus Stop

Red Cross with support of Darwin Community Arts, City of Darwin, VAMPtv and Tracks present 'Hip Hopera: Battles at the Bus Stop'. This is a project by young people that tells a story about bullying and cyber-bullying in Darwin through hip hop, break dancing, spoken word, rap, music and multimedia! It’s a creative, innovative approach to highlight an ongoing issue and involves some of Darwin’s brightest and talented young people… Three performances are taking place around Darwin in August and the final show will be filmed by VAMPtv, so come along – it’s all free! 

Malak Online TV

Malak Online TV will feature stories about Malak and nearby neighbourhoods in the Northern Suburbs of Darwin and Northern Territory. It specifically reports on activities of the Malak Community Arts and Media Centre (MCAMC), based at Malak Shopping Centre. 

Community organisations are encouraged to provide their current events video to be included in the fortnightly news update “Around Northern Territory” segment.

Multicultural Film Festival 2014

This is multicultural communities film festival where all communities will be provided an opportunity to screen their movies and share cultural diversity among the Top End community. Please see an Expression of Interest on-line form.


Scratch To Screen 2014

After years of experience in film and television, Actor/Director Nitesh Raj Pant came up with this “Scratch to Screen” hands-on multimedia experience project to encourage amateur and professional media practitioners to come together and work in collaboration to produce multimedia product from scratch.

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.


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