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South West International Women's Day Art Prize!

Inspired by Burns Art Prize!

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Artin' Geelong

Calling All Painters! Contemporary Impressionism Workshop with Peter Smales!

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We are very exited to announce a Contemporary Impressionism Painting Workshop with well known Melbourne artist, Peter Smales.
When: Saturday, May 28, 2016
Cost:  $130 students & members, $140 non members. Where: Multi-purpose room, Birregurra Primary School. Time: 10 am - 4 pm

This one will fill quickly, so book early to avoid disappointment. Fill out the rego form or send queries to birreartsgroup@gmail.com
This intimate workshop caters for a maximum of 12 people – beginners to advanced, using Oils or Acrylic and a basic list of materials to bring include
Pencil and pad,2 – 3 photographs of your choice,16” x 12” (40x30cms) or 16” x 20” (40x50cms) canvas or board,General painting kit including colours:Warm & cool of the three primaries, ie:Yellows - Cad Yellow pale and Lemon yellow,Reds - Cad scarlet or red and Alizarin,Blues - Ultramarine blue and Windsor or Prussian blue,Titanium White
The workshop begins with a demonstration painting for about an hour – discussing basic painti…

AND...We're up and running with 2016's first NGV visit!

AND...We're up and running with 2016's first NGV visit! WHEN: WEDNESDAY 17th FEBRUARYTICKET PRICES $26 OR $22...
Posted by Birregurra Community Arts Group on Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Running with Zithers........: Musical Monday's Bulletin 3

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Running with Zithers....: Musical Monday's Bulletin 3: Ron Eichler Birregurra's well known music-maker, and Brass instrumental teacher, is also an accomplished Blues Harmonica player and w...

Our 2016 Musical Smorgasbord keeps on growing!

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1st Term Program for Musical Monday at the Church Hall!

Musical Monday at the Church Hall - UpdateMusical Monday will be held at the Christ Church Hall, Sladen Street,...Posted by Birregurra Community Arts Group on Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Your invited to the GRAND OPENING of BCAG's Pop Up Gallery

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WHEN: Thursday 14th January, 7.30pm (after BCAG meeting)
WHERE: Birregurra Mechanics Hall Supper Room

Come and help us celebrate the opening of our new community gallery space. Meet the artists and chat to all the Birregurra Community Arts Group members about what is coming up in 2016.







Pre-Release for Tinpan Orange - Parlour Gig at the Church

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Yep, it's time to announce our next exciting Parlour Gig.INTRODUCING TINPAN ORANGE
This time we've gone ALL OUT and lined up Melbourne indie-folk darlings Tinpan Orange as part of the Birregurra Easter Arts Weekend program. And as a member and friend of BCAG, YOU have first dibs on tickets in this Birregurra Community Arts Group pre-release.

Make no bones about it, this is going to be a VERY SPECIAL EVENT, held in the acoustically stunning Christ Church in Birregurra.

Tickets are limited and will be released to general public this weekend. Get your tickets NOW while you can.

When: Easter Saturday 26th March 2016
Where: Christ Church, 7 Sladen St, Birregurra VIC 3242
Time: Doors open 5.30pm for a 6.30pm start
Cost: $25 online or $35 at the door (unless sold out)

GET TICKETS HERE: http://shop.parlourgigs.com/…/tin-pan-orange-saturday-26th…/

WHO ARE TINPAN ORANGE? Critically acclaimed Melbourne indie-folk darlings Tinpan Orange are one of Australia’s most loved brother-sis…

Ladies & Gentlemen - The Acfields!

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Bound by two distinct voices that have obviously spent many a childhood car trip harmonizing with each other, sibling songsters Dan and Hannah Acfield have been aptly described as “the ying to each other’s yang” (Scene Magazine, 2012). Despite living in separate cities (Brisbane and Melbourne, respectively), the pair have left their previous solo careers behind and created a colourful blend of folk-pop and alt-country as ‘The Acfields’, and have been rewarded with groundswell and national acclaim.
With music in their blood, it was hardly surprising that not one, but two Acfields would choose to pursue a living making music.  Their grandfather Ron Acfield had certainly paved the way for them as a prominent bass player who performed with acts like Cat Stevens, Louis Armstrong and other numerous Australian and international acts.  
Between them, Dan and Hannah had already released five solo EPs and toured both nationally and internationally. Hannah was described by Gotye to have “an expres…