Tasmania's next literary stars
Junction's program for 2017 has a distinctly Tasmanian flavour. They have pulled together a line up of some of Tasmania's talented and uniquely creative artists that will be presented alongside some outstanding acts from interstate. The Junction Arts Festival has grown over the last seven years into a confident, carefree and creative arts festival that brings Launceston alive with music, performance, comedy and exhibitions in hidden and not so hidden spaces around the city.
The Festival of Voices has become known internationally as a special meeting place for singers to come and sing, share and hang out with each other. The program includes workshops, major choral events and performances by cabaret artists, actors, jazz and contemporary singers from around Australia and overseas
Devonport Jazz is a celebration of all jazz genres, with a festival program aimed to appeal to young and old, to enthusiasts and those new to the musical style. The Festival takes place in a variety of venues across the city, from the Devonport Entertainment Centre, to arts venues, cafes, restaurants, pubs, churches and community halls.
Katherine Johnson's prize-winning manuscript has been released as a novel, The Better Son. Set in Mole Creek, the literary thriller was inspired by the true story of two young boys who discovered one of Tasmania’s most popular tourist caves in 1906 only to keep it secret for years.
Nancy Mauro-Flude is a Tasmanian artist and provocateur whose work lies somewhere in the space between performing arts and computer science.
Artbikes is a free bike borrowing available in Rosny Park on Hobart's Eastern Shore.
Guide to the standout Tasmanian art and music festivals in the 2016 summer.
Guide to some of Tasmania's most fabulous art and music festivals.