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Interview: Jamee – Cirkos

I meet with Jamee in one of the big recreational halls at the Broadmeadow PCYC that still holds that same dusty smell I remember as a kid. S... More
Women of Heritage Invitation

Newcastle Community Feast

The Newcastle Community Feast will bring together people from culturally diverse backgrounds for an afternoon of shared food and music, dr... More

Review: Kill Your Younglings

The Press Book House on Hunter Street is a sacred place for me; it's now the only bookstore in the Newcastle CBD where you can peruse throug... More

Review: TiNA 2015 Wrap Up

I started my first This is Not Art (TiNA) on a cool Friday morning. The morning was spent blowing up balloons and fixing signs to the Obelis... More

Community Deaf Arts Forum

Accessible Arts, Octapod and Newcastle Community Art Centre have partnered to present a Community Deaf Arts Forum that will provide the oppo... More

Interview: The Lock Up

At the end of Hunter Street, towards Pacific Park, a regal building stands. It’s unique; from 1861 to 1982 The Lock Up served as a police ... More


Arts and Cultural Projects funding supports professional arts and cultural projects at any stage of the creative process. Applications are o... More

The Storm | Theatre by the Beach

Over the 2015/2016 summer Octapod will work with Open Cage Theatre to undertake a theatre residency in the Nobbys and Newcastle Beach precin... More

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