Boroondara Creative Network: Seizing opportunities for creativity

Sat 5 March 2022
12:00 pm 2:00 pm
Hawthorn Arts Centre

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
03/05/2022 12:00pm 03/05/2022 2:00pm Boroondara Creative Network: Seizing opportunities for creativity At the March Creative Network event, you will have a unique opportunity to hear from musician Xani Kolac. Xani will share her personal experience working in the music and arts industry. She will offer insight into sustaining a career as a musician and talk about the importance of: skill development engaging networks seizing opportunities. This conversation will provide inspiration and confidence for creatives to embrace future opportunities, including the Made in Boroondara program for local musicians. This activity is suitable for all skill levels, aged 16 years and over. A light lunch is included.  About Xani Kolac Fuelled by a fiercely uncommon authenticity and limitless vision for the magnitude of her craft, violinist and collaborator, XANI (Xani Kolac) is among the most celebrated musicians of her generation. Xani is an AU Review Best Live Instrumentalist award nominee and 10-year stalwart of the Australian indie scene as a member of The Twoks. She has since joined forces with Tim Rogers, Jens Lekman, Kate Ceberano, My Friend The Chocolate Cake and Clare Bowditch. She has appeared live at the Arts Centre Melbourne’s Hamer Hall and Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and on ABC’s RocKwiz. Xani’s unbridled joy and onstage energy has cemented her spot as a sought-after feature performer for theatre shows. This includes the multi-award-winning Come From Away (2019–20) and festival projects with the Melbourne Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre (Melbourne). This event is proudly hosted by Boroondara Arts as part of International Women’s Day celebrations. Accessibility We can provide Auslan interpretation at this event. We need at least 2 weeks to confirm an interpreter. If you contact us closer to the event, we may not be able to organise an interpreter in time.  Please email us at [email protected] or phone (03) 9278 4770 to request an interpreter. You can also talk to us about other accessibility services, such as language interpreters. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

At the March Creative Network event, you will have a unique opportunity to hear from musician Xani Kolac.

Xani will share her personal experience working in the music and arts industry. She will offer insight into sustaining a career as a musician and talk about the importance of:

  • skill development
  • engaging networks
  • seizing opportunities.

This conversation will provide inspiration and confidence for creatives to embrace future opportunities, including the Made in Boroondara program for local musicians.

This activity is suitable for all skill levels, aged 16 years and over. A light lunch is included. 

About Xani Kolac

Fuelled by a fiercely uncommon authenticity and limitless vision for the magnitude of her craft, violinist and collaborator, XANI (Xani Kolac) is among the most celebrated musicians of her generation.

Xani is an AU Review Best Live Instrumentalist award nominee and 10-year stalwart of the Australian indie scene as a member of The Twoks. She has since joined forces with Tim Rogers, Jens Lekman, Kate Ceberano, My Friend The Chocolate Cake and Clare Bowditch. She has appeared live at the Arts Centre Melbourne’s Hamer Hall and Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and on ABC’s RocKwiz. Xani’s unbridled joy and onstage energy has cemented her spot as a sought-after feature performer for theatre shows. This includes the multi-award-winning Come From Away (2019–20) and festival projects with the Melbourne Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre (Melbourne).

This event is proudly hosted by Boroondara Arts as part of International Women’s Day celebrations.

Accessibility

We can provide Auslan interpretation at this event. We need at least 2 weeks to confirm an interpreter. If you contact us closer to the event, we may not be able to organise an interpreter in time. 

Please email us at [email protected] or phone (03) 9278 4770 to request an interpreter. You can also talk to us about other accessibility services, such as language interpreters.

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Bridget Rasmussen
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