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Carnival of the Bold: Artists for Social Change

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by Jasmine Crittenden (subscribe)
Freelance writer specialising in music, film, travel, sustainability and human rights. @Jas_Crittenden
An evening of music, poetry, storytelling and debate
On Saturday 9 November, Newtown's New Theatre will host the inaugural Carnival of the Bold, happening as part of Australia's National Festival of Social Change: Changemakers.

Eight leading creative artists with a conscience will showcase work that explores the capacity of the arts to inspire, encourage and achieve social change. With Paul Capsis as MC, the programme will include visual arts, live music, poetry, story telling and debate, ranging from the humorous and provocative to the pensive and philosophical.

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Guests include:

Simon Hunt aka Pauline Pantsdown: Political Satire Artist
Adam Hill aka Blak Douglas: Indigenous Artist & Activist
Ande Kindryd: African American Storyteller
Mikey Leung: Social Change Photographer
Chris Wright: Slam Poet & Political Ecologist
Melanie Lee: Children's Book Illustrator & Speaker
One World Choral: Culturally Diverse Choir

A concluding Q and A session will enable audience members to engage in discussion. Tickets are $35 and can be ordered online.

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Why? An evening of music, comedy, poetry and story telling, exploring the link between the arts and social change
When: Saturday 9 November, 7.30pm
Where: New Theatre, 542 King St, Newtown, NSW
Cost: $35
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