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New York CG, United States of America
Consulate-General address: 150 East 42nd Street, 34th Floor, New York - Telephone: 212 351 6500 - Fax: 212 351 6501

 

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RÜFÜS DU SOL live at the Highline Ballroom

When: Thursday, 9 October
(Showtime is at 9:00pm, doors open at 8:00pm)

Where: Highline Ballroom 431 West 16th street (between 9th and 10th avenues)
Click here for tickets.

RÜFÜS DU SOL return to North America to support the upcoming release of their debut album, ATLAS. Amongst a slew of talented Australian dance acts that are carving a name for themselves internationally (looking at you Flume, Chet Faker, Jagwar Ma), RÜFÜS DU SOL are holding their own and building a cult following via their live show. They return to North America this fall before relocating to Berlin to start work on their sophomore album. Don't sleep on this one.

American Australian Association October Reception + Arts Showcase

When: Thursday, 2 October, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Where: Adelante Studios, 25 West 31st Street, Floor 2, New York
Registration: Members $25, Non-members $35, Dame Joan Sutherland Fund recipients $15
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October Reception and enjoy an arts showcase by past and present recipients of the Association's Dame Joan Sutherland Fund. Enjoy Australian beer, wine and refreshments with pies and sausage rolls provided by The Australian Bar & Restaurant, finger food and caramel slice provided by The Thirsty Koala, vegetarian options available. (more)

Lennon: Through a Glass Onion

When: Preview 3 October - Opening 15 October
Where: Union Square Theatre 100 E 17th Street, New York, NY

Award-winning actor and singer, John R. Waters, takes the stage with accompanist Stewart D'Arrietta and begins to perform—part spoken word, part concert, and all heart, a celebration of one of the most distinct voices of his generation: John Lennon. Featuring a catalogue of Lennon's greatest songs including Woman, Jealous Guy, and Imagine, as well as his collaborations with Paul McCartney including, A Day in the Life, Strawberry Fields Forever, Revolution, and Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, this intimate production reveals the essence of the life and times of one of the most admired icons of all time. (more)

The Australian Ballet world premiere of "Ostinato" at the New York City Center

When: 16 – 17 October, 8:00pm
Where: New York City Center, 131 W 55th St (btwn 6th & 7th) New York, NY 

The Australian Ballet dancers Daniel Gaudiello, Ty King-Wall and Robyn Hendricks will feature in Tim Harbour’s new work, Ostinato, at the New York City Center as part of the Fall for Dance Festival.

The two-week Festival at City Center will consist of five unique programs (each program is repeated twice). The Australian Ballet are on the festival's "Program 4" which features:

Brian Brooks Moving Company with Juilliard Dance: Torrent by Brian Brooks
THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET: Ostinato, (World Premiere) by Tim Harbour
BJM – Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal: Closer by Benjamin Millepied
Rennie Harris Puremovement: Students of the Asphalt Jungle by Dr. Rennie Harris
(more)

Six Australian films screening at the Margaret Mead Film Festival at the American Museum of Natural History in New York

When: 23-26 October
Where: The American Museum of Natural History

The theme for the 2014 Margaret Mead Film Festival is “Past Forward,” and features a broad spectrum of creative storytelling, including interactive documentaries, performances, and a multi-media installation. This year, the festival’s selections, more than 40 films from 30 countries, will focus on the tension between tradition and its relevance in a contemporary context. (more)

Melbourne Cup Party in NYC

When: Monday, 3 November, 20:00pm
Where: The Liberty NYC, 29 West 35th Street, New York
Tickets: AAA Members $50, Non-Members $65
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Register by October 30 for your chance to WIN a $50 voucher to spend at The Liberty NYC.

Celebrate Australian's premier horse race at New York's ultimate Melbourne Cup Party! All major races streamed live, happy hour and food specials all night, sweeps, raffle and prizes for best racewear, DJ and special race day cocktails. (more)