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Mosh & Spolsh this Sunday

Friday, November 12, 2010

What are you doing this Sunday?

Come along to the Dubbo Pool for Mosh and Spolsh as part of this year's 'I Love Dubbo' festival. The awesome day starts 11am to 4pm on Sunday14 November, and will feature a guest DJ, live music, a giant inflatable and waterslide, with free entry for all 12 to 24 year olds. In exchange for free entry at the pool, the youth council has put together a short survey of about 10 questions about lifestyle, your interests and opinions and what you would like to see in Dubbo.
You can fill out the online form now by clicking here or the Youth Council members will be set up at the pool entrance with laptops for you to complete the survey before entering. So not only will you be able to have fun at the pool but help to work towards creating other activities and future events in Dubbo.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010
Think you've got talent? "Australia's Got Talent" is back on the road searching for anyone of any age with any special skill or talent. They're looking for solo acts, group performances, singers, dancers, illusionists, circus & stunt acts, instrumentalists, comedians, novelty acts, animal acts, child performers, and whether amateur or professional, the doors are open to everyone!  

Visit the official site to download and complete the "Australia's Got Talent" Questionnaire Audition Form to bring it with you to the open audition.

  • Sunday 17th October 2010
  • Dubbo R.S.L Club Resort
    Cnr Brisbane & Wingewarra Streets, Dubbo
  • Registration: 11.00am – 6.00pm

Newton's Nation Tour Bus stops in Dubbo

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

The Newton's Nation tour bus will be cruising the streets this September School holidays for 2 weeks only, hitting up your favourite skate parks around NSW. They will arrive in Dubbo: Monday 4 October Dubbo 11am till 2pm - so get ready!
Travelling aboard the bus will be the very best pro and regional skate boarders, BMX riders and scooter riders showcasing their awesome talents. They will be performing some crazy tricks and demos while the DJ spins some wicked tunes from your favourite Newton’s Nation bands.
Take part in an expression session to win:

  • a 30min lesson with two of our pro riders at Dubbo Skatepark
  • 3 x Merchandise packs up for grabs (each valued at $50rrp).

    Get down to Dubbo's skatepark for some awesome demo's and tunes on Monday 4 October!
    Check out the website for more information »

  • Gene Peterson LIVE @ DRTCC!

    Wednesday, August 11, 2010

    Witness master musician, Gene Peterson take percussion to a new level in this phenomenal rhythmic spectacular.  Featuring special guests:

    • Percussion genius, Seleni Sulusi (Cat Empire, Blue King Brown, Circle of Rhythm) and
    • Internationally acclaimed acrobatic, hip-hop and tap-dancers from Brisbane's Raw Metal Dance Company

    In this exhilarating production, Gene seamlessly combines technically astounding drumming with humorous novelty acts and showcases his ability to make music from kids toys, office equipment, junk, kitchen utensils and more!. Check out his website. With incredible drumming, blistering tap-dancing and sensational beat-boxing, Gene Peterson Live promises to be a wonderfully entertaining celebration of rhythm.

    Wednesday 25th August 7.30pm
    Thursday 26th August at 9.30 am and 12.30 pm - special school group rate! Contact Millie on 02 6801 4373 to enquire about school group bookings and free bus travel for remote schools* through Orana Arts Inc. *Conditions apply

    Don't miss Gene Peterson Live at Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre. Book now

    Bust a myth about skin cancer

    Monday, August 09, 2010

    If you're aged between 12 and 17 years, enter a short film, image or creative writing piece that 'busts a myth' and be in the running for some great prizes. Visit the Bust a myth about skin cancer compeition website to find out more. Entries close 5pm on Friday, 24 September 2010.

    Dubbo has a new Youth Development Officer

    Monday, August 02, 2010

    Meet the new Youth Development Officer, Jason Yelverton. He brings to the position a stack of passion for the role based on his own experiences and a vision for the future. The former Uniting Care Burnside group worker is a father of two and believes in nurturing and mentoring young people to ensure they have the confidence and ability to reach their full potential.

    In his previous role, Jason was responsible for organising group get-togethers for families and was the coordinator of the Dads for Kids festival. Jason hopes to build on that experience by getting the various agencies working together, parents more involved and activities for all young people, not just those at risk. If you have any ideas for future get togethers or activies, let Jason know by sending an email.

    Young Adults Leadership Day

    Tuesday, July 06, 2010

    You're invited spend an afternoon to develop your leadership potential, think over those important questions that usually get put aside for more urgent things and connect with other young people who are facing the same questions in different contexts.

    Issues you might be working with..

    • I’m involved in a complex situation – there are no easy answers. What is the next step in moving my project forward?
    • How can I discover what I should be doing?
    • I’m loving my work/current projects and want to become even more effective in what I'm doing!
    • I’m skeptical of the idea of leadership…
    • I feel as though I am boxed in… I want to do something using my whole person…
    • I’m not sure how to talk about passion or vision…
    • I get bogged down in all the demands and am not sure what to do to prevent burnout!

     

    When: 17 July 2010
    Where: 1pm - 8pm @ Midnite Cafe
    More information, read this flyer.

    Shakespeare's R&J at DRTCC

    Friday, June 18, 2010

    Thursday 24 June 7.30 pm, Friday 25 June at 10 am and 7.30 pm

    Shakespeare's R&J is a new interpretation of Shakespeare's classic tragedy, Romeo and Juliet. This production is passionate, violent, thrilling and theatrical. Playright, Joe Calcaro says "Cutting the cast to four guys we've been able to explore the way men interact and how they view women, sex and masculinity. Camilla Rountree, Producer of Riverside Theatres says "We have assembled a cast of some of the hottest young actors in Australia for this vital production'. Grab some friends and get the group discount!
    See it Live - Catch it Local!
    See the DRTCC website for more info >

    Direct from Home & Away! Matt Walker (Jason Jefferies)

    Tuesday, May 11, 2010

    This School Holidays join Matt and discover the creative freedom and truth you can get out of acting for the screen. Students will work on objectives and scene work. This workshop is a must for any teen serious about developing their skills.
     
    Commences: 12 July 2010 | Concludes: 15 July 2010
    Schedule: 10am to 1pm
    Tutor: Matt Walker (Home & Away)
    Age group: 12 - 17 years Price: $395 ($330 Early Bird Discount if PAID in FULL before 25 June 2010)
    Bookings: 02 9281 4484 | info@screenwise.com.au | http://www.screenwise.com.au

    Leigh Russell
    Screenwise
    Australia's Leading Film & TV School for Actors
    www.screenwise.com.au
    P:+61 2 9281 4484 F:+61 292814482
    E: leigh@screenwisemanagement.com

    What's the Smartest Card in your wallet?

    Friday, May 07, 2010


    Your library card of course! Find out what's happening in your local branch this Library and Information Week.
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