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Programme Browns Mart Community Arts Inc 21st Birthday Saturday 2 October 1993

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Programme Browns Mart Community Arts Inc 21st Birthday Saturday 2 October 1993

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Tabled Paper 1810

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Tabled Papers for 6th Assembly 1990 - 1994; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

1993-10-21

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Tabled by Shane Stone

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Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

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Tabled papers

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application/pdf

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2021C00044

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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/293844

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/397126

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BAMBU & FIREWEAVERS " ' x 7 iRachehO Shea-and-Rob Hoad met in 1990-while workmg on Thru Moves; BrownsMart community danee projecti ; In 7; rT991.they toured withNorth oftheiBorder dance troupe; played music for Corrugated Iron's. Mapullbah :and helped with' numerous-other projects at the Mart-..-.1992 saw Rob in the first,live.fire:dance:at the Vagabond Frmge Festival and mg fc September The Eireweavers performed inTracksifeGlusters, the dance project o f which Rob was, musical director. / \%*> > * ft v vs ft " * \ " f t " ft X In-1993 Rachel,Rob;Sean'Bresser'and.Vmnie,Jamesformed BambufDarwin'sversionof'TheGoodies') who clown, -./ ; juggle, dance, play:with fire>and music and db'anythinganytimelLBambuhas been-workmg with-a number of the - :. ,; groups performing at the 21st and will be rathenbusy on the day! After theparty BambuTWill.joumey. to. Manmgridafo/ -spendfive w.eeks working with kids on a multi-media arts project assisted by Brown's Mart ' < ft. ft -i y / *; ftftft-ft '' n ;ftftftsAft Aft - ft ft Iftv: V.-ft ftftftftft- ftV'ftft ftftftftftftft GONE TROPPO MORRIS DANCERS " ft < , / Morris Dancmg is traditional Enghsh'ritualfolk dance.*,Somer say it dates back:to pre-Chnstian times; and waSOriginally part'of the springtime fertility rites for,floek>andfieldw.Qthers say the name came from the/Moors o f Spam,and,was- >,ft introduced intoEngland by John o f Gaunt in the 14th century t J i > ft > 4 -> 'i ft / * 5 ft i *i i'< " - ' s'-, 'TherearetwomaintypesofM orris-Cotswold'M orriswhichhasearlierorigms andcomesfromagriculturalEngland., and in particular.the Cotswold region and Clog Morris which originated during the Industrial Revolution in the North West of England/sCostumes vary from region to region .but all include bells to ward o ff evil; spirits and:flowers .> ; *.ft, ; symbolising fertility - r ' ' '-J * , f t 4 .7 . - T . i r : . * r .. .s. " - v ; . " . w * . - . ' , ' - > : - t -> T. , . * * h,. > > '* v v ^ ^ - - i k J <- ' ? v ; s ; ->. .^ 3 c / ^ v ' . j : - v-<--; - - : .. < * _ - < v - ; r j . : : .- J . - . - x : < ^ > f r . -4 A Gone Troppo Morris Dancershave been/in.existence sihce 1985and dancemainly Glog-Morris but;also.have a few, >- ) Cotswold dancesun their;repertoire.-: They have/had to/adaphour costume for, tropical conditions and instead of the > 4 ./ ? > .traditionalhobby-horse, have a "croc' ' . 'ss' t- f ) \ f f $ i T ^ f t : /Brown's Mart's 21st Celebrations will, include three Glog dances;,-: a garland dancexealled;Grenoside;-a;stick dance called/.Rogues March and a second garland dance called The Rose n s * / 7 J * > v.. O '/ s,\ r . * . , >, ., e. .v. ' </,. i '< J ' l . V '--.-* 7 > > r -y, - '-V .."S . * .**'% v o J " vj1 ' THE OLD BRIGADE' ' ' 4 ^ 4 ' - v . y / ' > \ v - - ", s .. * > - i . " .% \ . * r **' . ' i . . - . A . - . *-<r '-.-g . . ^ > - ' r t ' if - . - r . > > - -a . * . ; A number/of people mvolvedmtheatricalandxommunity-based activities m 4972 are contributing tofhe&lsLr.: - ./ .celebrations/r as-performers, masters o f ceremonies,xandle-makers and volunteefworkers. .r- u k, >. - Affectionately(?)<dubbed the "old.bngade'.'by.some of the,whipper-snappers engaged in,the projecf(ie those under.40),r. !vthey includetKay ,Brown,,Reg Gellert,rTerry.Kenwnck,. Tom &:Tessa,Pauling, andtKen:&-earol:Gonway,,-'all.remain. active to varying degrees in Brown s'Mart Community. Arts programs,:and in other cultural organisations-,including ;, Darwin Performing Arts Centre; Cavenagh .Theatre, Gorrugateddron Youth Theatre and Library Associations. ' All have / children.(some-now adult)who/have themselves,been participants in local.community arts:projects>:...,-:: >: .o -.T ss SA x ^ L ^ -f Si ANNIE^GASTIN ' v,? f t ~ ' ^ < s v ft , " - " - Annie, one ofour.M-C 's this:evening, served on the Brown's Mart Community Artsicommittee from. 1990 to/1993.and.: s also conducted a series of. music workshops for local young bands'in-1991. Annie, lsioften .to be^seen around:the,Mart/. ^ -rehearsing, performing, on the phone or having a strong coffee ~ ~ 7 BALANADESAN ^ , < ^ 4 jBala lsan.lndian cjassical dancer who today, performs a dancehbouf Radha, the favourite/lover o f Lord Krishnawho ,: ,-; ,-waits;anxiously-inithe'garden for,his manifestationT'. By the sound o f his, flute,;she getsrcarried:away;:and.dances tofhe: ,;; music. 'She expresses her feelings through her-dance ofhow.deep her love is,'towards;Lord Krishna. /'Radha, love for;,/; IGishna" a - > v -1 AA/ i A' f t ; - ; ; ;S: ' SwA/ f t - A; ' : .'A/Aft' s NO STRINGS ATTACHED / >. , ' / No Strings 'Attached- is an a capella harmony group.founded in-1988 with .4,0 members most o f whom were drawn-ffom;; or continue to sing; with,.other <groups including ''Sound,Scape'l,."Mna!!,-"Star Piquets'V/i'Top-EndEolk Club;', "Surf.City Stingers.-and latterly "The Big and Little Voice Choir" and the "Bella LinguajChoir" 5 , > { ft > a J A A - ' " 1 4 v a Individually and.corporately,.members have been/involved' m many. performances at Brown's Mart and in community 1 ; arts;projects sinceftthei'TO's-including Kids Convoy; Sarah Hopkins,residencies,';Erankie>Armstrong workshops, TIE DIE ' -events, DrummmVUp-Darwin; Fringe'; Festivals;. Mixtures and:as singers,for Dance Programs^Tracks.and Glusters; ; , / Dancing.Tapestries, Dance Feast, Dance on Darwin) ' 1 v ' i ^ ;f J f ,7 ' *


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