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Masterclass series – Multimedia (ClickView focus) (6 Sep 2019)

6 September 2019
School Library Association of Victoria

Date: 06/09/2019

Blak & Bright: Official Opening: Read a Blak Book Lately?

6 September 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Daniel Browning and Evelyn Araluen

We open this year’s Blak & Bright festival with a Welcome to Country, ceremonial song and speeches.

Take It From Me: Sacha Horler and Yumi Stynes

6 September 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Jess McGuire, Sacha Horler, and Yumi Stynes

Host and dispenser of sexy advice Jess McGuire will bring together Sacha Horler and Yumi Stynes – two wise...

The craft of writing

7 September 2019
Blak and Bright
Drew Hayden Taylor (NZ), Raelee Lancaster,...


Charcoal Lane: Quandong and Magpie

7 September 2019
Blak and Bright
Shauntai Batzke, Stan Yarramunua, Kylie Belling...

Enjoy a Rosella flower cocktail on arrival while schmoozing with the Blak & Bright literati (plainly...

Workshop: Noticing Nature

7 September 2019
Yarra Plenty Regional Library
Harry Saddler

Nature surrounds us, even in a city.

Yung, Blak & Bold

7 September 2019
Blak and Bright
Carissa Lee, Nayuka Gorrie, Maddee Clark, Tarneen...

The meek might inherit the world, but the bold are going to ensure there is an equitable world to inherit...

Aboriginal Philosophies and Healing

7 September 2019
Blak and Bright
Victoria Grieve-Williams, Gregory Phillips, Uncle...

In a world dominated by Western philosophies hear three extraordinary Blak thinkers in conversation.

A Not So Traditional Story

7 September 2019 to 8 September 2019
Arts Centre Melbourne
Arts Centre Melbourne, Terrapin

A story with a little bit of truth and a little bit of make believe, one might say it was A Not So...