The Roost Creative Scholarship is one of the initiatives I’m most proud of spearheading this year! We’re giving one emerging creative the opportunity to benefit from 12 months in an inspired shared co-working space, mentoring, funds towards their pursuits and an showcase at the end of it all to launch them into the professional community.
About adminThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far admin has created 15 blog entries.
I am in a unique position to leverage communities and networks to make creative ideas happen. It’s not an easy job but it is an exciting one. There are a lot of unknowns as well as constant change. I do my best to arm myself with the best people and tools around because let me tell you – it’s not a one gal gig. Another thing I try and do as often as possible is get out of town to see what other cities do and how they harness their creativity. Cue REMIX Academy event on the Sunshine Coast.
I have three iconic and highly visible events happening in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie over the next four months. Sporting, Cultural and Social Cause. They will each attract audiences numbering 20,000+ who are exceptionally engaged and fit specific demographics.
An 8ft high mural depicting the face behind the urban renewal of inner city Newcastle has been unveiled on Market Square, in the heart of Hunter Street Mall. Pakistani artist Shehzar Abro and creative collective The Roost are behind the initiative that pays tribute to the founder of Renew Newcastle, Marcus Westbury. The artwork adorns the face of a heritage building that is home to The Roost and newly opened Newcastle Transport office.
Happy International Women’s day to all the #girlbosses out there who are strong and fierce, compassionate and reflective. As much as we are equal to our male counterparts, we are undeniably different at times when it comes to our approach in the workplace.
Beaumont St Carnivale will be held on Sunday 12 March 2017 from 10am to 5pm along Beaumont Street between Tudor and Donald Streets with an additional entertainment zone in the Gallipoli Legion Club laneway featuring big bands, swing and jazz performances.
Charity ride and retail therapy in the name of men’s health When’s the last time you organised a date with your mate? The Movember Foundation promotes men’s health on a global scale all year round, though come November, or “Movember” as it’s affectionately dubbed, you’ll start to see more moustaches sprouting as the fundraising goes into full swing. The charity addresses some of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.
Calling all startups, budding entrepreneurs… and avid viewers of Shark Tank! The Hunter Region’s brightest minds will be pitching their big ideas or scalable businesses at an event on Thursday October 20 at Dantia Smart Hub (DaSH), a co-working facility designed to accelerate innovation and economic development in the Lake Macquarie region, with the winners sharing in over $10,000 worth of prizes. Click here to RSVP!
Free spirited artistry will be the feature at the October incarnation of Newcastle’s ever changing market night, The Impossible, this Sunday night. RSVP Now! Featuring a Bohemian theme, the line up of stalls will showcase exotic treasures from turquoise rings, hand poured candles, leather bags, floaty summer dresses, healing crystals and spring blooms.
A beautiful and powerful reminder of living in the moment and treating our lives with a sense of playfulness. We don’t listen to music to seek the end of a song, just like we don’t dance to arrive at a certain point in the room – we simply dance to enjoy dancing.