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7th Annual Rugby Legends Dinner

When: Wednesday, 4 March, 6:00pm - 10:30pm
Where: New York Athletic Club (NYAC) 180 Central Park South, New York, NY
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The 7th Annual Rugby Legends Dinner will feature three World Cup winners in Richard Harry (Australia,1999) , Lawrence Dallaglio (England, 2003) and Sean Fitzpatrick (NZ, 1987).

In addition they are joined by legendary Ireland hooker, Keith Wood who also captained his country with distinction, event host, Jeremy Guscott (England) and regular guests, Paul Wallace (Ireland) and Dan Lyle (USA).

This annual event attracts 300 international business leaders.

Warwick Thornton's True Gods screening at the Rubin Museum

When: Wednesday, 4 March, 7:30pm
Where: Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th Street, New York, NY
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Post-screening discussion with Dr. Joe Loizzo

The Rubin Mueum's "Words with Gods" films are short cinematic meditations on faith and consciousness masterminded by writer-director Guillermo Arriaga.

"True Gods," directed by Warwick Thornton

"The most visually lush of the films, Thornton's camera luxuriating in the deep russet expanses of the Outback desert, as a lone Aboriginal woman ("The Sapphires" star Miranda Tapsell) searches for a suitable spot in which to give birth." - Variety

The American Australian Association’s March Reception

When: Thursday, 5 March, 6.30pm - 9pm
Where: Bluestone Lane Collective Cafe, West Village, 55 Greenwich Avenue, New York
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Join the American Australian Association for an evening of Australian wine and beer, finger food, and the great company of Australians and Americans in NYC.

It may be cold outside in New York, but Bluestone Lane's light-filled and rustic aesthetic will warm you up and make you feel like you're in a classic Australian beach cafe. Pies and sausage rolls from The Australian will have you over the Winter Blues in no time.

United Nations Commission on the Status of Women 2015 Debrief & Australian Perspective

When: Thursday, 12 March 2015, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: ANZ Bank, 277 Park Avenue, 18th Floor, New York NY
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Join delegates from the Australian National Committee for UN Women for a lunch discussion and update on global women's issues; as well as current issues facing Australian women.
Guest Speakers:
Beth Shaw - Board President, Australian National Committee for UN Women
Professor Robina Xavier - Executive Dean, QUT Business School
Susan Price - Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers


When: Friday 3 April - Saturday 25 April
Where: 59E59 Theaters, 59 East 59th St., New York, NY
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59E59 Theaters, along with terraNOVA Collective will present the New York premiere of Underland by Australian playwright Alexandra Collier, starring Annie Golden ("Orange is the New Black," Violet).

Two teenage girls dream of escaping their dusty Australian town by digging a hole to China! Underland is a funny, irreverent, and magical play of love, loss and animal attacks.

It's Never Too Late To Recalculate - Karen Jacobsen The GPS Girl in Concert

When: Tuesday, 12 May, 7:00pm
Where: Stage 72 - The Triad NYC, 158 W 72nd St, New York, NY
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You may have heard her voice as "Aussie Karen" in one of 400 million GPS devices and smartphones giving directions, but on Tuesday, May 12th you can see her live and in person on stage at Stage 72 at The Triad.

Karen Jacobsen is known as The GPS Girl - a Singer, Songwriter and Piano Player who has been called the musical love child of Olivia Newton-John and Peter Allen.

Quincy Jones Presents Gurrumul

When: Wednesday 29 April, 7:00pm
Where: SubCulture, 45 Bleecker Street New York, NY
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SubCulture, in association with Quincy Jones Productions, is pleased to announce a special concert with Indigenous Australian artist Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu. The concert will be the first collaboration between the venue and QJP.

Jones claims, “Gurrumul is an incredible musician. Through his voice he paints you the complexity and beauty of his Aboriginal roots, and it reminds me of how we're all so similar. Just beautiful.”