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  • Exhibitions and Shows (29)
    1. “Simply the Best” Tasmanian Food & Wine Expo Simply the Best is a Tasmanian Food and Wine Expo, celebrating award-winning Tasmanian wine and local produce. Held at the tail-end of the Wrest Point Wine Show, and presented by Riedel, the event showcases to the public for the first time the award winners and finalists from the wine show.
    2. 100 Years of Hydro 100 Years of Hydro is a travelling public exhibition that tells the story of the past one hundred years, from construction of the first power station, Waddamana, to the novel technologies being used today. Through the electricity generated by hydropower, the States manufacturing and agriculture industries have flourished; Hydro people built roads and created villages where none previously existed; the migrant workforce recruited to work on power schemes shaped Tasmanias culture; and our engineering and technological breakthroughs have changed the way the world approaches the challenge of generating energy.
    3. 10th Annual Hunter Island Press Mini-print Exhibition & Sale The ever popular HIP Mini-print Exhibition & Sale is now in its 10th year! The Mini-print Exhibition showcases original work by the printmakers of Hunter Island Press. The display of work is unframed and all works are 210mm x 210mm and all $30.00.
    4. 2014 Myer Hobart Christmas Pageant On the third Saturday of November, thousands of people line the streets of Hobart to watch the Myer Hobart Christmas Pageant. Schools, church groups, community groups and local businesses participate in Tasmania's largest Christmas parade, reflecting Hobart's diverse community.
    5. 2014 Salamanca Square Melbourne Cup The Atmosphere and sense-of-occasion of the 2014 Melbourne Cup in one of Tasmanias most iconic locations, Salamanca Square, surrounded by Hobarts best restaurants, cafes and bars. This years event includes Melbourne cup races broadcast on the Mercury big screen throughout the day and Fashions on The Field with amazing prizes to be won. So wear your best Melbourne Cup dress, or suit and apply for entry at the Rupert Models tent located in the square on the day.
    6. Another Leftover With the series Another Leftover, emerging artist Lara Carbone explores the sensations that the viewer may experience when confronted with what is not often observed. Leftovers are something that we dont usually observe, it is more usual to us to abandon them,or just forget about them before going to bed and remembering about them the following morning, when we through them away. The series instantly transmits the sense of narration,the sequence of different leftovers ,something that is not an isolated act but instead something that is repeated over and over again. What is perceived is that leftovers are part of the common life of each individual.
    7. City of Clarence Open Art Exhibition Clarence City Council invites local artists to exhibit paintings, photography, drawing and printmaking, and mixed media works in this ever popular exhibition. Prizes to the value of $3300. All artists are welcome. Entry forms will be available from July by contacting the Schoolhouse.
    8. Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr Journey "under the sea" with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr., adapted especially for a young audience from Disney's Broadway production. In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home - and her fins behind and live in the world above! But first she'll have to defy her father King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch Ursula, and convince the handsome Prince Eric that she's the girl whose enchanting voice he's been seeking.
    9. Dole - Dolour - An Allegory for the Fifth Corner of the world Dole / Dolour: An Allegory for the Fifth Corner of the world is a collection of images by artist Liam James. The work grapples with the subjects of youth, employment, states of sorrow and distress as well as the search for a new national identity. The works is responsive to James time in Europe where he undertook the Rosamond McCulloch residency at the Cite International, Paris. The exhibition melds Classism with Contemporary, the work constantly struggles and suggests reference to the past, in a hope to make sense of the present.
    10. Girl's Day Out A lifestyle expo with the ladies in mind, with exhibitors featuring all things that might appeal for women and girls of all ages across a range of lifestyle genre. Prizes and giveaways are a feature and the event offers a fun filled day for all.
    11. Hobart Collectors Antique Fair The annual Hobart Collectors Antique Fair is a must for the avid collectors. To be held in the City Hall Macquarie St Hobart, this venue has proved to be hugely popular with people for its close proximity to Hobarts waterfront where the Sydney to Hobart Yachts arrive and the Fabulous Taste of Tasmania food festival.
    12. In the Round: from concept to form New ceramics by Sallee Warner. This exhibition is about creating a sense of functionality In the Round. Identifying the artists own personal marks through gathering clay, pattern, texture and colour.
    13. Insight Radical - Conversations on Art and Science Join us for an evening of wine & nibbles to discuss INSIGHT RADICAL: where science meets art in conversation with scientist Dr RENEE BEALE and Winsor & Newton resident artist NATALIE OCONNOR. A unique event of chemistry experiments, conversations on colour, discussions of permanency in artwork, and also cabbages
    14. Islands to Ice Islands to Ice explores the definitions, perceptions, mythology and motivations of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. It explores the places, the people, the creatures and the phenomena that make the great southern wilderness a world of its own.
    15. Jimmy He's Oil Paintings Jimmy He was born in Shanghai in 1949. A native of Zhenghai, Zhejiang Province, he has been fond of painting since childhood. He was a students of the famous Chinese oil painter Jun De Chen. He takes inspiration from painters such as Paul Cezanne, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, and also by ancient Eastern art, such as the rock paintings found in the caves of Tuanghuang, and the wall paintings of Yongle Palace from the Ming Dynasty. Jimmy He has an expressive style which has matured throughout his artistic career. In his early years Jimmy He travelled the old Silk Road, to famous mountains and rivers, villages and old townships, which inspired a number of works which were exhibited in the Shanghai International Art Festival in 1987. Later they appeared in a solo exhibition in the Shanghai Fuxin Art Gallery.
    16. Lifestyle and Leisure Expo Something for everyone at the Hobart Leisure and Lifestyle Show. The 2014 Hobart Leisure and Lifestyle show will be huge with many caravans, campers and RVs on display, plus advice galore to help with your travel plans.
    17. Matthew Barney: River of Fundament at MONA At MONA, Matthew Barney: RIVER OF FUNDAMENT is curated by the artist with David Walsh, Nicole Durling and Olivier Varenne. This major exhibition combines large-scale sculptures (weighing up to 10 tonnes), storyboards and drawings to create an immersive experience. During the exhibition there will be regular showings of the film: RIVER OF FUNDAMENT (2014) in Cinemona along with select films by Matthew Barney.
    18. Memento Memento is an exhibition of works on paper by Audrey Durbridge, that explores the universality of the deeply personal. Through a variety of media and techniques it touches on the ephemeral nature of experiences and the mementos that hold our memories dear. The works for this exhibition are intended to capture the ephemeral nature of experiences and our desire to hold onto their essence by way of collecting mementos.
    19. Museum of Old and New Art - MONANISM Exhibition Permanent exhibition: MONANISM - Evolving. Curated by David Walsh, Olivier Varenne and Nicole Durling and the MONA team.
    20. Nitro Circus 2015 - Blundstone Arena Extreme stunt superstar Travis Pastrana will head an all-star cast of daredevils in Hobart next year when the worlds most popular extreme sports show hits the Blundstone Arena, Hobart on March 28 Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, October 7, for the popular Nitro Circus Live and organisers believe it could set a new record for the fastest sellout in the shows history.
    21. Open House Hobart Open House Hobart throws open the citys doors for a peek behind the scenes. There are more than 40 spaces to explore on the day from the state-of-the-art Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies on the Hobart waterfront to the oldest house in Tasmania and the oldest theatre in all of Australia plus much more besides! Open House Hobart is part of Architecture Week, a week-long celebration of Hobart architecture including interesting and informative lectures, practical talks, exhibitions, tours and design competitions.
    22. People of the Hydro One hundred years ago, a bold feat of engineering was conceived in one of the most remote corners of the world. Tasmanias hydro-electric power scheme was carved out of the states harsh interior, by ordinary people doing extraordinary things. This is a story of ambition, innovation and determination. This is the story of the people of the Hydro.
    23. Power in the Land Power in the Land is a significant exhibition of large-scale oil paintings by Tasmanian artist and SAC Resident artist, Annette Macgown. The work draws inspiration from an ongoing fascination with the aesthetics of the industrial sublime, that developed during a series of photographic field trips into the remote, isolated and evocative landscape of Tasmanias central Highlands to investigate the hydro-electric power scheme. I found myself compellingly drawn to the omnipresent industrialisation that dominated the graphic landscape and became intrigued with my ambivalent response to the subject matter; massive, rustic penstocks; unimaginable dam walls harnessing the power of nature and rhythmical, looping power lines that mesmerised as they spanned the land from one distant horizon to the next, as far as the eye could see and beyond.
    24. Refuge Refuge provides a space free from Electro-magnetic frequencies (EMF). The work comprises three one person tents, Momma Bear, Pappa Bear and Baby bear sized (so that each viewer can choose the one that is just right for them).
    25. Royal Hobart Show Experience country life with a carnival atmosphere. At this year's show you will be able to see a wide range of attractions, activities and animal exhibitions and judging that celebrates Tasmania's agricultural industries as well as well your love for domesticated pets such as cats and dogs.
    26. Shannons Car and Bike Expo Come and see a century of motor vehicle design and engineering at the Shannons Car and Bike Expo at the Charles Hand Memorial Park. The event features vehicles from 1905 to 2008, both standard and modified.
    27. Soliloquies from forgotten dreams Soliloquies from forgotten dreams explores the fragmented memories of dreams, in the transition between sleep and wakefulness. Sleep, so often depicted as restful and calm, is paradoxically a time when our imagination is at its most vibrant and intense. These works by Emily Blom, which combine painting, printmaking and collage, balance between realism and abstraction, as if they exist in some unknown state between the present and the past, fiction and fact.
    28. Stories from the state numismatics collection Containing more than 350 medals and coins, including part of one of the most important collections of Roman coins in Australia donated by Lord Talbot de Malahide, this exhibition examines literally hundreds of storiestaking in everything from the end of convict transportation to federation banknotes and the start of decimal currency.
    29. Sustainable Living Expo A community celebration of sustainability - music, talks, workshops, art, kids activities and more! Organised by Sustainable Living Tasmania, our annual Sustainable Living Expo, is one of Tasmania's largest community events.
  • Festivals and Celebrations (12)
    1. Anzac Day Dawn Service - Clarence A Dawn Service will be held at the Clarence RSL. ANZAC was the name given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey early on the morning of 25 April 1915 during the First World War (1914-1918).
    2. Anzac Day Dawn Service - Hobart A Dawn Service will be held at the Hobart Cenotaph. ANZAC was the name given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey early on the morning of 25 April 1915 during the First World War (1914-1918).
    3. Anzac Day Dawn Service - Lindisfarne A Dawn Service will be held at the Lindisfarne RSL. ANZAC was the name given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey early on the morning of 25 April 1915 during the First World War (1914-1918).
    4. Anzac Day Dawn Service - Richmond A Dawn Service will be held at the Richmond Town Hall. ANZAC was the name given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey early on the morning of 25 April 1915 during the First World War (1914-1918).
    5. Australian Wooden Boat Festival Join us in Hobart, the home of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival - a spectacular four day celebration of maritime culture and craftsmanship. Over 500 boats and wooden craft of all shapes and sizes will congregate on the city's historic waterfront. This amazing scene of colour and activity provides the perfect setting for an extensive program of dockside entertainment, music, demonstrations, and displays. Opening with the wonderful Parade of Sail on Friday, there is action aplenty on the water throughout the weekend.
    6. Celebrate Summer Beach Party - Best Western Hobart On Sunday 30 November we are throwing a party to celebrate the arrival of Summer (even if it doesn't quite arrive yet!) so come celebrate with us! Pre-purchase a ticket for $20 and you will get reserved seating, drink on arrival, your choice from the Pizza or Bratwurst Bar, live music and a party gift! (Conditions apply) Featuring live music from Everburn, bring out the zinc cream and board shorts and enjoy a fun afternoon. Pre purchased tickets: $20 and include reserved seating, drink on arrival, your choice from the Pizza or Bratwurst Bar, live music and a party gift.
    7. Clarence Jazz Festival Held in beautiful outdoor, riverside and historic locations, the Clarence Jazz Festival is one of Tasmania's most popular music events. Audiences love the great performances, unique locations and unrivalled good vibes. The Festival presents the very best in local jazz talent and great performers from around Australia.
    8. MONA FOMA - MOFO Hobarts MONA FOMA (Museum of Old and New Art Festival of Music and Art) in Tasmania, Australia will be held January 15-18 2015, plus a few surprise events either side. Curated by Brian Ritchie (Violent Femmes, The Break), MOFO 2015 will be leaping back across the Port of Hobart to Princes Wharf 1 (PW1 festival hub, on the Salamanca side) and surrounding venues.
    9. Moonah Taste of the World Festival The Moonah Taste of the World Festival is a celebration through food of the rich cultural diversity of Glenorchy City and southern Tasmania. Staged in the vibrant suburb of Moonah, a busy hub of diverse eateries and food suppliers, the event will feature 20 food stall holders presenting a mouth-watering selection of dishes and treats from around the globe at very reasonable prices.
    10. Myer Hobart Christmas Pageant Come along and join in the fun and excitement of the Myer Hobart Christmas Pageant! One of Tasmania's much loved and anticipated events will return in November to fill the streets of Hobart with community, cultural and spiritual celebration.
    11. New Years Eve at The Taste Emjoy bands and performers and then the skies of Hobart will come alive with light and colour during a family fireworks display in Sullivans Cove at 9.30pm and a grand fireworks display on the waterfront at midnight, promising something special to bring in 2011. Come with a group and book a table or buy a general entry ticket and move around the party. Join in and dance, absorb the festive atmosphere and
    12. Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race The Rolex Sydney Hobart is a 628 nautical mile yacht race which begins in Sydney Harbour and finishes in Hobart. Be part of the scene at one of the worlds great blue water classics.
  • Markets (12)
    1. All Saints Market Come to this charming market where you will find stalls located throughout the beautiful gardens and in the church hall. There are stalls of all sorts ranging from home baked goodies to hand-made crafts, second hand goods to re-purposed items and more. The Jesse Tree, All Saints parish shop, is also open during the market.
    2. Baby and Kids Market - Hobart This Babyand Kids Market is for preloved goods for boys & girls from birth to 7 yrs. All Baby and Kids Markets are held inside, so no matter what the weather brings, we will proceed.
    3. Brunacci Avalon Market The Old Avalon Theatre Indoor Market consists of 12 diverse casual and permanent stalls presenting a wide range of Tasmanian arts and crafts , Merino and Mohair wool, throws and scarfs, convict-heritage cards, books and bonnets, wood puzzles, Antarctic and Australian native soft toys, souvenirs; embroidery, action figures, games, furniture, pottery, bottles, gifts, flowers, candle-making, recycled items, good food as well as tea and coffee - all in a relaxing and friendly environment where you can marvel at the historic indoor architecture of this beautiful heritage building where thousands of Hobartians once enjoyed early and epic 20th century cinema, even as a Temperance Hall in the 1890's.
    4. Collinsvale & District Makers & Growers Market Collinsvale is a rural community located approx 24Km north from Hobart City. It hosts a friendly Market generally once a month (warmer months) on a Saturday. Where you can find local Tassie handmade crafts, food, plants, jewellery, soap/skin products, Veges and many more treasures.
    5. Farm Gate Market With a ring ding ding of the farm bell at 0900 sharp, bustling trade begins at farm gate market... ... Tasmania's tastiest and most creative foodstuffs take centre stage at this gala performance.
    6. Flourish Handmade Market Flourish Handmade Market is a new fresh market located at New Town (southern Tasmania), showcasing a unique range of locally designed and handmade businesses. Visit Flourish Handmade Market for a unique range of locally designed and handmade homewares, kids clothing & toys, stationery, food, gifts, jewellery and much more...
    7. Hobart Showground Sunday Market - Weekly Great range of stalls including second-hand bargains, plants and bric-a-brac Choose from second hand electrical goods, beautiful glassware and ceramics, tools, quality restored furniture, books or other collectables.
    8. Hobart Twilight Market The Hobart Twilight Market is held every second Friday at Sandy Bays Long Beach Reserve from 4pm- 8pm during daylight saving time The market features gourmet food and wine, craft beers, cider, arts and crafts, with music and a dog zone for walkers to leave pets.
    9. Lazy May Markets - Lenah Valley Lazy May Markets Tasmania are Creative Arts markets showcasing the best in earth-friendly arts and crafts. Lazy May Markets is that they endeavour to support artists and designers that use sustainable, eco-friendly and salvaged materials in their creative process. Writers, artists, photographers and performance artists are frequently in attendance. These relaxed, creative markets provide all-day live music and caf-style rest areas inside the local hall, which is heated in the Winter.
    10. Lazy May Markets - Taroona Lazy May Markets Tasmania are Creative Arts markets showcasing the best in earth-friendly arts and crafts. Lazy May Markets is that they endeavour to support artists and designers that use sustainable, eco-friendly and salvaged materials in their creative process. Writers, artists, photographers and performance artists are frequently in attendance. These relaxed, creative markets provide all-day live music and caf-style rest areas inside the local hall, which is heated in the Winter.
    11. Lazy May's Sandy Bay Beachside Market Lazy May Markets Tasmania are Creative Arts markets showcasing the best in earth-friendly arts and crafts. Lazy May Markets is that they endeavour to support artists and designers that use sustainable, eco-friendly and salvaged materials in their creative process. Writers, artists, photographers and performance artists are frequently in attendance. These relaxed, creative markets provide all-day live music and caf-style rest areas inside the local hall, which is heated in the Winter.
    12. Salamanca Market - Weekly Food, music, art and craft, clothing, antiques, collectables, books, bric-a-brac, jewellery. Enjoy the sights, sounds, flavours, action and colour of one of Australia's best outdoor markets.
  • Performances (34)
    1. ANAM Concerto Competition The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) is dedicated to the artistic and professional development of the nations finest young musicians. In this concert you get to hear students from ANAM perform back-to-back concertos. Enjoy exceptional music-making at the exceptional price of only $20 ($15 concession/student).
    2. Ben Folds live with TSO American singer-songwriter Ben Folds brings his pop-rock flair to the classical stage in a unique performance with the TSO, transforming the traditional orchestra into a stellar back-up band. Conducted by Nicholas Buc, Folds will perform a program of hits and oddities including Brick, The Luckiest and Landed as well as his newly-composed concerto for piano and orchestra.
    3. Bill Bailey Limboland - Hobart Back to the Southern Hemisphere. The gap between how we imagine our lives to be and how they really are is the subject of Bills new show Limboland. With his trademark intelligence and sharp wit, he tells tales of finding himself in this halfway place. From his countless global travels, he recounts the hilarious saga of a disastrous family trip to Norway to see the Northern Lights. He rails against a world that doesnt match up to our expectations and contemplates the true nature of happiness. And no Bill Bailey show would be complete without music, so we have Bills version of the protest song, a heart-rending country and western ballad played on a Bible, and a fabulously downbeat version of Happy Birthday.
    4. Billy Connolly - High Horse Tour - Hobart Legendary Comedian Billy Connolly finally brings his "High Horse Tour" to Australia! Hailed as the UKs most influential comedian of all time, Billy has toured worldwide continuously for the last 50 years, performing to an audience of over 10,000,000.
    5. Bjorn Again - Hobart Get ready folks as Bjrn Again hit the road for their very special run of shows to celebrate their 25th Anniversary. The only ABBA show endorsed by the members of ABBA, Bjorn Again is regarded as the worlds No 1 ABBA show and the most successful tribute band of all time. A hit with celebs around the world including Tom Jones, Bill Gates, Rowan Mr Bean Atkinson, Dave Grohl, U2, David Beckham and Toni Collette, they have also been satisfying audiences around the globe for 25 years. Bjrn Again have performed over 6000 shows in more than 100 countries, including shows at Wembley Stadium and Arena, and sell out appearances at The Royal Albert Hall and The Sydney Opera House.
    6. Burlesk As You Like It Tasmania's big band burlesque revue! A bevvy of burlesque beauties strutting and stripping to the sultry tunes of a live jazz band.
    7. Carmina Burana Concert - Derwent Symphony Orchestra The Derwent Symphony Orchestra will be presenting 'Carmina Burana' (by Carl Orff, Conducted by Hans Kooij.) As this is a General Admission performance, tickets will NOT be posted, they may be collected from the Box Office at the theatre approximately 1 hour prior to the performance or from Centertainment 53 Elizabeth Mall, Hobart up until the day before the performance.
    8. Carols by Candlelight - Richmond There is no better to get into the Christmas spirit than experiencing the sounds and atmosphere of this great Australian tradition, Carols by Candlelight.
    9. Carols by Candlelight - Risdon Vale There is no better to get into the Christmas spirit than experiencing the sounds and atmosphere of this great Australian tradition, Carols by Candlelight.
    10. Carols Under The Stars - Lauderdale There is no better to get into the Christmas spirit than experiencing the sounds and atmosphere of this great Australian tradition, Carols by Candlelight.
    11. Charmaine Wilson The Australian Medium - Hobart Spirit Medium, Charmaine Wilson, Spreads Mystical Messages to Audiences Australia-Wide to Help Hearts Heal. Internationally renowned spirit medium, Charmaine Wilson, is again going far and wide to bring messages of love and healing to those suffering through the loss of a loved one, on her Mystical Messages Tour.
    12. Glenorchy Carols by Candlelight Glenorchy Carols are renowned for a relaxed family atmosphere with a focus on high quality community and school choirs and the opportunity to join in the singing from the songbooks provided. Popular children's entertainment is provided as well as a visit from Santa! The event offers extensive onsite parking as well as shuttle buses from the Glenorchy Bus Interchange from 6pm returning 10pm.
    13. In The Next Room A hilarious and heart-warming story of self-discovery and the power of one woman. Written by Sarah Ruhl. Directed by Steven Jones.
    14. Jesus Christ Superstar - Hobart Hot on the heels of last years triumph, Andrew Lloyd Webbers The Phantom of the Opera, comes his other greatest hit Jesus Christ Superstar. Don't miss this thrilling new production of the worlds most successful rock-opera, famed for its beautiful music and powerful lyrics.
    15. Johnny Cash the Concert - 60 years of Cash 1955-2015 - Hobart On September 1, 1954 a young man walked into the recording studio in the Memphis Recording Service building at 706 Union Ave, Memphis, Tennessee and walked out having cut a record that would define its own genre of music. That single, Hey Porter, was released on the Sun Records label on June 21, 1955 and the legend of Johnny Cash was born. 60 years after the release of this first single, Award-Winning singer Daniel Thompson & Australian guitar master Stuie French are back with Johnny Cash The Concert, keeping the spirit of the Man in Black alive with their authentic tribute to Johnny Cash and his music.
    16. Ken Short and Friends Hobarts best known and loved artists will perform music from favourite musicals such as Les Misrables, Phantom of the Opera, and Jesus Christ Superstar. These wonderful artists will be giving of their talents and time to raise much needed funds for St Giles who provide services and support to children with disabilities and their families, to ensure families stay together in their own homes.
    17. Lawrence Mooney - Stupid Liar - Hobart Lawrence Mooney Stupid Liar
    18. Macbeth - Cinemona Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Zeljko Lucic's doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met. Adrian Noble's chilling production of Verdi's masterful adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy also stars Joseph Calleja as the noble Macduff and Ren Pape as Banquo. Fabio Luisi conducts.
    19. Marina Prior Live 204 - Hobart Come and join Marina Prior as she celebrates her ongoing journey as one of Australia`s favourite artists with her brand new show in 2014. Marina has received numerous awards including four MO Awards, three Green Room Awards, and the Advance Australia Award for her contribution to the performing arts and in 2006, she was honoured with induction into Australias 100 Entertainers of the Century and this is one show you don't want to miss!
    20. MOFO Sideshow - New Years Day at MONA MOFO 2015 (Museum of Old and New Art Festival of Music and Art) unleashes its menagerie of artists in January, but for now, MONA has announced a tasty sideshow to whet your festive appetite good and proper. Blister in the New Years Day sun (or nurse your well-earned hangover from the night before on a beanbag), as original acoustic punk rockers, Violent Femmes, add it up on MONAs lawn stage. Theyre touring in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the release of their first album and age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
    21. Musica Viva Tasmania - Wilma and Friends As Concertmaster of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra since 2003, Wilma Smith has combined her love of symphonic repertoire with a busy chamber music life. She was last heard in Hobart in Musica Viva Tasmanias 2012 series as part of Ensemble Liaison, and audiences will remember its spectacular performance of Messiaens Quartet for the End of Time. For this performance she is joined by two of New Zealands finest chamber musicians: her long-time collaborator, Michael Houstoun described as New Zealands foremost Beethoven pianist; and international prizewinner and Principal Cello of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Eliah Sakakushev von Bismarck. Program
    22. Passenger - 'Whispers' Australian Tour - Hobart WITH SPECIAL GUESTS 'THE ONCE' Passenger, the voice of one of 2013s most successful songs world-wide, Let Her Go, has announced a huge Australian & New Zealand tour off the back of the release of his new album 'Whispers' out 6 June.
    23. Psychic Medium John Edward Seeing is Believing! Psychic Medium John Edward has captivated audiences' worldwide on his TV shows Crossing Over and Cross Country. He is the world's foremost psychic medium and author of numerous critically acclaimed New York Times best sellers. See him connect with the other side as he visits Hobart. There will be question and answer sessions and messages from loved ones on the other side and more.
    24. Re-Loved Clothes Market Re-Loved Market, a place to buy and sell clothing, has been running for more than three years now. A great place to make a bit of pocket money or find some clothes to RE-LOVE (at a bargain price.)
    25. Rektango Rektango is a FREE live music event held every Friday evening in the Courtyard (weather pending). Kick-started by Tania Bosak in 2000, Rektango has become a Hobart Institution. This family friendly is the perfect way to finish the week: a chat with friends, great music and a good dance!
    26. Russell Morris - Hobart "Australia has an amazing history of yarns. From Banjo Patterson and Henry Lawson, through to Paul Kelly and Bryce Courtney the Australian experience has always been retold in story. Americans have a proud tradition of folk songs passing their history down through the generations and while there are someamazing songwriters celebrating modern Australia, I wanted to create something that connected people today with the characters that shaped them". ARIA hall of fame inductee Russell Morris captured the hearts and imagination of Australians in 2012 when he unveiled 'Sharkmouth', the first of a trilogy of albums re-telling some amazing stories in Australia's distant past-some famous, some not so famous-creating a historical document using blues and rock to celebrate the yarns that modern Australia was built on the back of Van Diemen's Land picks up where Sharkmouth left off, this time covering great Australian characters and stories including Breaker Morant, Sandakan, the Eureka Stockade and many more.
    27. Seventh Wonder - The Fleetwood Mac Experience - Hobart Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the birth of the classic Fleetwood Mac line-up of Fleetwood / McVie / Nicks / McVie / Buckingham. For Mac fans across the country this is a production that will recreate, and allow you to experience, the sound and the feel that was Fleetwood Mac in their prime.
    28. Sinbad The Sailor When young Sinbad is forced to leave home with his two best friends he ends up on an enchanted island battling ogres, outwitting serpents and saving a beautiful princess. The Arabian Nights have never been this much fun! Big Monkey Theatre's writer/director, Les Winspear, has selected a fine cast of Tasmania's leading performers including regulars Craig Wood, Andrew Casey, Katie Robertson and Jeff Michel as Sinbad for the forthcoming production.
    29. Sing For Me! Made Presents Sing For Me! For most people the challenge of karaoke is that you have to be courageous but for many it is ultimately very rewarding and entirely liberating.
    30. Skylight - Cinemona Directed by Stephen Daldry and Starring: Bill Nighy, Cary Mulligan, Matthew Beard. On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Carey Mulligan) receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant (Bill Nighy), a successful and charismatic restaurateur whose wife has recently died. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires.
    31. Slava Grigoryan, Ralp Towner and Wolfgang Muthspiel Master guitarists Slava Grigoryan, Ralph Towner and Wolfgang Muthspiel are embarking on an Australian tour to celebrate their new album, Travel Guide. Recorded with legendary ECM producer Manfred Eicher, this latest collaborative offering unites world-class instrumentation with each musician's critically acclaimed and distinctive style, ranging from modern classical and world to jazz.
    32. Suzi Quatro - Final Australian Tour "I have been touring Australia regularly since 1974, and have lost count of how many times I have been here, but I think this tour will be number 29! Its my second home and I love it dearly. This year I celebrated my 50th year in the business and it just felt like the right time to take my final bow. It's a daunting prospect and one I am preparing seriously for. I want this to be a night to remember in every way.tears, laughter and lots of rock and roll. This has been my life. Nobody in the world rocks as hard as the Aussies.and from me thats what they're gonna get.foot on the gas and go. So looking forward to this tour
    33. Tasmania Symphony Orchestra - A Night In Vienna, Hobart Vienna is a great party town. Famous for its balls, lively operetta and world-renowned New Years Day Concert, Vienna is a city that has music in its blood. Kick up your heels at A Night in Vienna, the climax of our Vienna Alive series. Enjoy music by Johann Strauss, Franz von Supp, Franz Lehr and others including The Blue Danube, the overture to The Gypsy Baron, and operetta classics such as the Laughing Song from Die Fledermaus and the Vilja Song from The Merry Widow. Conducted by Marko Letonja and featuring special guest artist soprano Lorina Gore, A Night in Vienna celebrates olde worlde Vienna at its glittering, exuberant best.
    34. Tasmania Symphony Orchestra - Haydn’s Vienna Joseph Haydn crowned his career as a composer of masses with the Harmoniemesse, one of the most beautiful masses ever written. Harmonie refers to Haydns lavish scoring for woodwind instruments, but in addition to winds, the mass includes full orchestra, vocal soloists and large chorus. Mozart was en route from Salzburg to Vienna when he wrote the Linz Symphony, a remarkable creation that was dashed off in a matter of days. Looking for proof of Mozarts genius? Look no further! Alfred Schnittkes Moz-Art la Haydn is a mash-up of Mozart and modernism with a touch of Haydn thrown in for good measure. Schnittke mixes the familiar and the not-so-familiar in ways that are surprising and beguiling.
  • Sporting Events (10)
    1. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 - Australia v Scotland The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is being jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand and will feature 49 matches in 44 days across 14 Host Cities including Hobart. The tournament is one of the biggest sports events in the world. All childrens tickets for the pools stage are $5. Prices for adults start from just $20, meaning that a family of four can attend this once in a generation event from just $50. Hobart will host a massive week of World Cup action at Bellerive Oval including the stars from Sri Lanka and the young guns from Zimbabwe and Ireland. Tickets are on sale now! Visit the Cricket World Cup website for further information or to buy tickets.
    2. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 - Sri Lanka v Scotland The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is being jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand and will feature 49 matches in 44 days across 14 Host Cities including Hobart. The tournament is one of the biggest sports events in the world. All childrens tickets for the pools stage are $5. Prices for adults start from just $20, meaning that a family of four can attend this once in a generation event from just $50. Hobart will host a massive week of World Cup action at Bellerive Oval including the stars from Sri Lanka and the young guns from Zimbabwe and Ireland. Tickets are on sale now! Visit the Cricket World Cup website for further information or to buy tickets.
    3. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 - Zimbabwe v Ireland The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is being jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand and will feature 49 matches in 44 days across 14 Host Cities including Hobart. The tournament is one of the biggest sports events in the world. All childrens tickets for the pools stage are $5. Prices for adults start from just $20, meaning that a family of four can attend this once in a generation event from just $50. Hobart will host a massive week of World Cup action at Bellerive Oval including the stars from Sri Lanka and the young guns from Zimbabwe and Ireland. Tickets are on sale now! Visit the Cricket World Cup website for further information or to buy tickets.
    4. Le Tour de Norfy Challenge Derwent Cycle Challenge the annual Derwent Cycle Challenge. Choose from three rides. The 38 and 76 km circuit will take you up the picturesque Derwent River, through Bushy Park and back to New Norfolk. The 106km circuit will challenge you as you ride to Hamilton, over the hills to Ellendale then back to New Norfolk. All rides begin and end at Kensington Park, New Norfolk.
    5. Melbourne Cup Luncheon Come and join us for a three course Melbourne Cup Luncheon at Tattersalls Park, Elwick. The luncheon is $110 pp and includes three courses, tea and coffee, a goodie bag, and a five hour Tasmanian wines drink package.
    6. Melbourne to Hobart Yacht Race It's a classic. First run in 1972 and now recognised the world over for the true challenge it is. Beginning on 27 December from Portsea Pier, Melbourne, sailors will again have the choice of tackling either the traditional 440 nautical mile 'Westcoaster' or the alternative 460 nautical mile 'Eastcoaster' races.
    7. Point to Pinnacle Road Run and Walk A 21.4 kilometre recreational walk or run from Wrest Point Boardwalk to the pinnacle of Mt Wellington. Journey between two Tasmanian iconic locations, the man made Wrest Point and the stunningly majestic, natural, Mount Wellington and its surrounding tracks and amazing views. The Roberts Real Estate Point to Pinnacle run and recreational walk starts at Wrest Point car park, following Sandy Bay Road, left into Byron Street and left into Davey Street at Hotel Soho. Davey Street becomes Huon Road as it travels the route to the right turn onto Pillinger Drive and on to the pinnacle of Mount Wellington. The course is 21.4 kilometre long and just over 1,270 metres in elevation. This race is physically challenging and scenically stunning.
    8. Royal Hobart Regatta The Royal Hobart Regatta is the largest aquatic event in the Southern Hemisphere, with 30,000 to 40,000 people enjoying three days of continuous activity on the Derwent River and Queens Domain. Over three days club and school rowing competitions are run against the backdrop of food and wine stalls, music, sideshow rides, childrens games, entertainers, woodchopping competitions aircraft displays and water displays including jet skis, power boats and yachts.
    9. Targa Tasmania Its the thrill of exotic fast cars competing under the toughest conditions. Over six days of Targa Tasmania, the worlds best touring, sports and GT cars compete in competitive stages on the Islands toughest roads. They travel more than 2000 kilometres (1200 miles) to challenge the best in their category.
    10. Targa Tasmania - Finish After 6 days of gruelling tarmac rally racing on Sunday at around 3pm the Targa cars start to roll in at the Wrest Point Casino carpark. Once all the cars are in and the results are tallied the winners in each class are announced, the trophies presented and the drivers and navigators spray each other and the crowd in champagne as is the tradition on motorsport podiums. The Targa Tasmania Finish at Wrest Point Casino is an ideal chance to view the cars up close and enjoy some wine, beer and food and soak up the festive atmosphere to the finish of one of the most prestigious tarmac rallies in the world.
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