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smARTarts festival

Date and Time: 
Saturday, April 4, 2009 - 11:30pm to Sunday, April 5, 2009 - 4:30am

Jura Books and Black Rose Books will have a joint stall at the smARTarts Youth Arts & Cultural Festival at Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine St, Chippendale. Come and check it out!

smARTarts is a youth arts & cultural festival showcasing creative talent and initiatives of young people aged 15 - 26 yrs. smARTarts is held on Saturday 4th April 2009, as part of National Youth Week (28 March - 5 April 2009) to showcase creative talents in the areas of visual arts, performance arts and music.

The 2009 festival will feature live music on 2 great stages, roving street performers & live art demonstrations. Applications are open to be part of the live performances, art exhibition and workshops that will be happening over the day at Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, Chippendale. So if you are are an artist musician or performer, we want to hear from you!

smARTarts is an arts event held for young people by young people, with up 40 young volunteers involved in organising the festival. If you would like to gain experience in events management & receive TAFE accreditation for your work, then volunteering is for you!

If you are aged 16 – 30 years & would like an application form or more info on how you can get involved as a performer, artist or volunteer, please contact Christie Torrington on: 02 9245 1503, or email: ctorrington@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au. To find out more about the full program of events visit their website:

http://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/pinestreet/Youthprogram/smartArts.html

Or become friends with smART arts on myspace: www.myspace.com/smartartsfestival