Mixed Grill presents The Parlous State - Sat 7th Dec
Mixed Grill presents "The Parlous State" featuring: Bosko & Honey, Markham Galut, Minibar Allstars, DJ's Manana and Whichway, Victor & Marley, Rocky Newberry, Mingo Tuala Duo, Daniel Wallwork, Nickeema Williams, Hanzard, Font, Daniela Rachel Vavrova & Hancockpalmer.
Sat 7th Dec
Mixed Grill returns for a final blast of revolutionary sounds, as part of The Parlous State.
With a bag of assorted treats across the spectrum including Kuranda globetrotters Bosko & Honey, PNG performer and dancer Markham Galut, cocktail lounge assassins Minibar Allstars, DJ's Manana and Whichway, plus a stellar support cast.
Mixed Grill will also feature a critical look at new roots music with 3 great acts, Victor & Marley (indigenous filmmaker Victor Steffensen and indigenous actor Marley Sharp), Kuranda's Rocky Newberry, and Samoan Australian roots icon Mingo Tuala with fellow Samoan and Torres Strait Islander film-maker Sio Tusa.
Daniel Wallwork and Nickeema Williams will produce some rad new visual works, while classic performance impresario's Hanzard and Font will both produce new absurdist performances, plus the world will witness the birth of new truth teller Hancockpalmer.
Mixed Grill will also introduce the night with an ethnographic film by James Cook University Phd student, by Daniela Rachel Vavrova. The Film was part of a diploma thesis "An Ambonwari Woman Beyond the Vision in a Sepik Community", at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna.
Daniela is an ethnographic film-maker and PhD Student at the The Cairns Institute, School of Arts & Social Sciences, James Cook University.
Ukulele duo Bosko & Honey hide in the rainforest of Kuranda, (Queensland, Australia) yet they are famous across the globe for their "Ukulele Safari" YouTube videos, in which they travel the world searching for uke-folk... and a smaller, friendlier world.
Markham Galut, from the Morobe Province in PNG, is a performer and musician who shares's humorous tales from the village to the big stage. He has worked with David Bridie, Not Drowning Waving, George Telek, Grrilla Step and Drum Drum, and skilled actor, dancer, choreographer, mime artist and musician.
Sat 7th December
Doors 7.00pm, Show from 8.00pm
Tix: $12/10 at the door.
Arthouse – 240 Scott St (via McCoombe St).
Moody Creek Bazaar - Sun 1st Dec
Moody Creek Bazaar – retro, second hand & art markets.
Sun 1st Dec
Upper Bungalow Gold-diggers presents the first of a series of fun markets featuring retro, second hand, bric-brac, and contemporary art stalls.
From clothes to records, house wares and bric-brac, to local T-shirts, contemporary art works and assorted random oddities.
The Moody Creek Bazaar aims to be a relaxing and fun environment where punters can hang and have a espresso, listen to some old vinyl or some local acoustic roots, or get a henna tattoo while flicking through the goodies.
Moody Creek Bazaar will have also have fresh coffee, cakes and goodies available. Perfect time to pick up some pressies for the silly season.
Moody Creek Bazaar – retro, second hand and art markets
Sunday 1st December
Arthouse – 240 Scott St (via McCoombe St)
Times 9.00am - 2.00pm
Free Entry – Kids Welcome