Newcastle Art

GOING BEHIND THE GIG: Made with Lizottes of Love W/ Jess Moog by Jessica Moog

Our friend Brian had his first taste of the music industry at a very young age, growing up in a large tune-loving family. In fact, three of his six siblings went on to become professional musicians, including his brother Mark Lizotte (better known as Diesel), who has been causing a ruckus in the Australian music scene for almost three decades.

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Exhibition Launch: Serving Country at Newcastle City Library by Brooke Tunbridge

Launching at Newcastle City Library tomorrow (Friday 20th April 2018), Serving Country shares the first person stories of 75 years of over 150 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander servicemen and women's experiences in Australia's Defence Forces.

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Meet No-Fi Art Collective | Darby Street Live Art Team by Hannah Stretton

Darby Street Live, the micro-festival that saw the likes of many talented local musicians and artists come together on Darby Street, is well and truly done and dusted for 2018. 😢Alas, fingers are crossed that this event will return again for 2019! 

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AangusKhan (Angus Bowen), by Ryan Williams by Ryan Williams

My beautiful girlfriend bought me a beautiful coffee machine for Christmas this year, and ever since I’ve been brewing up fresh pot after fresh pot. The whole thing is really good. I’m so happy with it (I hope she reads this). Until very recently, only the shiniest and most handsome beans from Suspension went in there. Until very recently, I lived my life that way.

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Meet the Artist Behind 'The Sunrise Swimmers' Exhibition by Brooke Tunbridge


Local artist Brydie Piaf is showcasing her exhibit 'The Sunrise Swimmers' at Newcastle Region Library and will be there on 9th March 11am - 12pm for you to meet her. The ocean loving community of Newcastle will appreciate the collection and understand the connection shown between people and the sea.

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Banshee Collective, by Ryan Williams by Ryan Williams

Banshee Collective are a group that came together out of a need to for alternative.   Comprised of Holly Farrell, Liam Buckley, Caitlin Dempsey and Gillian Adamson, they curated their first event last August, undercurrents, featuring outliers in the art, live music and wholesome feelings scenes. They are back to work for 2018, and started by roasting this interviewer about not coming to the August event. Jeez.

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The Olive Tree Market Returns Tomorrow by Brooke Tunbridge

Markets are a perfect way to support local businesses, indulge in great food, company, live music and find creative folk making cool things.

The Olive Tree Market is back for 2018 with the first market of the new year being held tomorrow (February 3rd) at Civic Park 9-3pm. A strong theme for this month's market is the importance of reusing. Many stallholders have their own creative way of helping the planet, as you'll learn below.

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