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Program Alice Desert Festival 14-23 September 2007



Program Alice Desert Festival 14-23 September 2007

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Friday 14 September Alice Springs Your Alice Desert Festival Station Tune in each day fo r what's on and where The latest news and reviews Check o u t the w eb-page fo r everyth ing Festival Join Festival junkies: Stewart Brash 6.00am to 7.45am Barry N icholls 4.00pm to 6.00pm a b c .n e t.au /a licesp rin g s 6.15pm G R A N r ^ P F N I N C ^ A R A n ^ ^ ^ ^ A community event with schools groups, sports associations, community groups, Dress Up Your Pushy, Alice Springs Town Council Band, Drum Atweme, Asante Sana, Circosis Insect Queens, stilt walkers, motorbikes on parade, multicultural dancers, themed floats, The Shimmering Sands Belly Dancers, camels, clowns, circus performers, salsa dancers, drummers, costumes and parade figures as created by Alice Springs artists and the community. Assemble at 5.30 at the Anzac Hill end of Todd Mall. 6.45pm WELCOME TO COUNTRY AND OFFICIAL OPENING by Minister Marion Scrymgour, Minister for Arts & Museums in the presence of Her Worship the Mayor of Alice Springs, Fran Kilgariff, other dignitaries and the people of Central Australia. Where Main Stage, HUB Space 7pm - midnight BUSH BANDS BASH A musical extravaganza featuring Indigenous bands from remote bush communities across Central Australia. This is a celebration of contemporary Indigenous music and culture from the red centre, all focused in one place for one night. The event will also showcase multimedia content produced by the communities - short films, animations and film clips. Get ready to ROCK from the heart. All Welcome. BBB is a drug & alcohol free event. Where Main Stage, HUB Space Cost FREE 8.30am-6pm TURN THE PAGE CREATIVE BOOK MAKING Books to delight and surprise - all handmade - paper, leaves, fabrics, threads, photographs, buttons, clay. They are all designed to be picked up and read. Where Dymocks Alice Springs, Alice Plaza Cost FREE 9am-5pm POROUS, LAYERS OF SEEING Exhibition by Sally Mumford - Glass/Drawing/Tempura - an exploration of the layers of seeing in Central Australia through three different mediums. Where Watch This Space, 4/9 6 George Cres. Cost FREE