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Film: City Crush at Diametrale Experimental Film Festival
24 March 2018, 5:00pm, Innsbruck, Austria
The Diametrale experimental film festival is screening the Australian short film City Crush by internationally renowned filmmaker and photographer Mia Forrest. City Crush tells the story of a lavish thug who smuggles an exotic young trophy boy into “City Crush”, and explores themes of suburban cultural and the suburban dream. Forrest has exhibited films internationally, including at the Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Scotland, and the Cannes Short Film Corner, France. Her music videos have also been broadcast on Australia's national broadcaster (ABC), and nominated for a 2016 Queensland Music Award.
Music: Linda May Han Oh in Jazz Concert
27 March 2018, 8:30pm, Vienna
Australian bassist Linda May Han Oh will be performing at the Porgy & Bess Jazz Music Club in Vienna. Born in Malaysia and raised in Perth, Linda is an active bassist and composer and studied at the Academy of Performing Arts, Western Australia, graduating with First Class Honours, and completed her Masters at the Manhattan School of Music. Linda released her debut album in 2009, followed by three further albums with her latest release in 2017, Walk Against Wind, receiving critical acclaim and featured on the 2017 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll.
Venue / tickets:
Porgy & Bess Jazz Music Club
Exhibition: Cartoonist Anton Emdin at EuroCature 2018 festival
29 March - 29 June 2018, Vienna
Australian illustrator and cartoonist, Anton Emdin, will display at the annual EuroCature2018 festival, which celebrates the work of European and international cartoonists. Anton Emdin has drawn for magazines including Australian Rolling Stone, MAD and The Spectator, and has won numerous awards including Cartoonist of the Year 2013 by the Australian Cartoonists’ Association. He will be guest speaker at the EuroCature workshop preceding the opening of the exhibition.
Wien Energie Welt Spittelau
Spittelauer Lände 45
Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri: 8:00am-3:00pm
Music: Virgil Donati at World Super-Drummer Convention
3 April 2018, 7:30pm, Vienna
Australian drummer Virgil Donati will be performing at the Vienna Konzerthaus with Martin Grubinger and other internationally renowned percussive musicians as part of the World Super-Drummer Convention. Melbourne-born percussionist Virgil Donati is recognised as a talented and technically advanced drummer of his generation. Residing in Los Angeles, Virgil travels the world as an international drummer, composer and educator. Considered a 'wizard of percussion', Martin Grubinger is a well-known multi-percussionist in the classical concert world, and a regular guest at many of the top orchestras and the world's most prestigious venues.
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Dance: Sydney Dance Company on Tour to Slovenia
7 April 2018, 7:30 pm, Ljubljana
As part of their European international tour, the prestigious Sydney Dance Company will perform in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The Company will perform three diverse contemporary pieces by Rafael Bonachela’s Lux Tenebris, Cheng Tsung-lung’s Full Moon and Gabrielle Nankivell’s Wildebeest, which have been highly reviewed by media including The Guardian and The Australian.
Venue / tickets:
Cankarjev dom, Gallus Hall
Prešernova cesta 10