Thurs­day, 24

The Weekend Post - Cairns Eye - - Front Page - MT UN­CLE MAS­TER­CLASS Un­til Septem­ber 10

Book­ings are open for a Mt Un­cle mas­ter­class to be held at The Vine Room — Ur­ban Prove­dore on the Es­planade on Au­gust 24 from 5.30-7.30pm. Tick­ets are $30 and in­clude a wel­come drink, snacks and Mt Un­cle ar­ti­san spir­its tast­ings. Phone 4050 6070 for more in­for­ma­tion. Kick­Arts cel­e­brates its 25-year his­tory through the of­fi­cial open­ing of: The Tor­rid Zone: Cel­e­brat­ing 25 Years, a Kick­Arts Mem­bers Ex­hi­bi­tion in Gallery One; and icon­o­clasts, fea­tur­ing Adam Cu­sack, Nic Plow­man, Louisa En­nis-Thomas, Julie Poulsen, Daniel But­ter­worth and Joel Rea in Gallery Two. The open­ing night party on Fri­day, Au­gust 25, from 6pm-10pm, will fea­ture cre­ative work­shops, live mu­sic, in­ter­ac­tive per­for­mances. Free en­try. Daniel Boyd was born in Cairns in 1982 and is recog­nised as one of Aus­tralia’s most in­no­va­tive and ex­cit­ing young con­tem­po­rary artists. Bit­ter Sweet brings to­gether ma­jor works that trace the hid­den his­tory of slav­ery in Far North Queens­land that re­sulted in 60,000 South Sea Is­lan­der peo­ple be­ing taken to work in sug­ar­cane plan­ta­tions.

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