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Artstate will feature an exciting program of theatre, music, dance, film and visual arts celebrating the vitality and creativity of NSW regional artists.

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Extended Deadline for Early Bird Discount

7 days ago

Image: Spaghetti Circus dancers, photo by Fran Schneider.     Early Bird registrations for Artstate Lismore have been extended until Monday 23 October, 11:30PM. Join the conversation and celebrate the arts in regional NSW at Artstate Lismore, from 30 November – 3 December.   An exciting line up of speakers will inspire, provoke and stimulate […]

Interview: Marisa Snow, Artstate Arts Program Director

2 weeks ago

  Marisa Snow is a Creative Producer with 15 years experience in site-specific events and arts management. She’s worked with the likes of NORPA, Splendour in the Grass, Sydney Festival, Darwin Festival and Belvoir Street Theatre to name a few. Over the past three years Marisa has specialised in place-making and activation of public space, […]

Artstate Lismore 2017 Unveils Full Festival Program

2 weeks ago

Image: Keynote Speaker and musician, Soumik Datta     Regional Arts NSW has announced the full program for the inaugural Artstate Lismore, a four-day event that will welcome an anticipated 200 arts industry delegates from 30th November to 3rd December 2017.   Artstate is a four-year program of conversations, partnerships and opportunities for regional artists […]

Lennox Head's WHARVES Playing at Artstate Lismore

4 weeks ago

Lennox Head-based indie-rock quartet, WHARVES are confirmed to play live and free at Artstate Lismore this December.   Members Matt, Mike, Scott and Fraser formed the band only 2 years ago whilst studying music at Uni in Lismore and Byron Bay.   In July 2017, they won the triple J Unearthed comp to play Splendour […]

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