Western Riverina Arts report, May 6, 2017

ARTS ALIVE: We Built This City Redfern School of Displacement, 2016, Keg de Souza. Picture: Contributed
ARTS ALIVE: We Built This City Redfern School of Displacement, 2016, Keg de Souza. Picture: Contributed

WE ARE already in May and the creative communities of the Western Riverina are as busy as ever.

The team from Create NSW is coming to Griffith Regional Theatre on Wednesday to help you make your newest art project come alive.

They are keen to hear about the exciting arts, culture and screen projects happening in our region and let you know about some of the funding opportunities now available.

If you would like to have a chat to the experts, participate at the Arts Project Ideas Clinic or simply come along to network with other artists please visit our website and register for FREE.

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IF YOU are a fan of poetry you should definitely check out the upcoming poetry performance at Griffith City Library on Thursday, May 25. Western Riverina Arts has partnered with the Griffith Library, the Booranga Writers’ Centre and Interreach to bring seasoned poet Nathanael O’Reilly to Griffith as well as giving two local poets an opportunity to showcase their work.

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ONE of Australia’s best-loved forums for literature, ideas and storytelling, Sydney Writers’ Festival will be live, local and FREE at Griffith Regional Theatre on May 28.

The festival streams its headline events from Roslyn Packer Theatre in Walsh Bay directly to the you and brings the world’s finest authors to Griffith in real time.

Find the full program of the day and more information on all of the above mentioned upcoming events at www.westrivarts.com.au.