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Gathering of the City<h4>M~M Artists</h4>
May
4
9:30 PM21:30

Gathering of the City

M~M Artists

Gathering of the City welcomes Canoe and the walkers to the city centre to collide with Geelong After Dark. Choirs and dancers from all parts of the municipality converge as Canoe and it’s entourage of walkers enter Johnstone Park at the end of day one. Walkers are invited to walk a ‘lap of honour’ around the ceremony circle as part of this gathering. Be ready to sing your heart out as the massed choir and dancers create an infectious celebratory atmosphere, a nourishing for tired feet.

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#instaGAD2018<h4>Discover the artist in you!</h4>
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

#instaGAD2018

Discover the artist in you!

Enter the #InstaGAD2018 competition

Take photos on the night of Geelong After Dark and use #INSTAGAD2018 for your chance to win!

Edit your image, then submit your best photo. It’s easy! Snap your shot; tag your photo; Share your shot to the big screen on Police Lane – Simple!

Meet you After Dark.

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Geelong Gallery After Dark — Earth<h4>Geelong Gallery</h4>
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

Geelong Gallery After Dark — Earth

Geelong Gallery

  • Back to Back Theatre (enter via Police Lane) (map)
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Pop into Geelong Gallery after-hours and experience the Gallery as it comes to life. Explore Reimagine—the world according to children’s books, a selective survey of Australian children’s literature and book illustration of the past twenty years.

Experience Local Faces, a live community digital portrait activity provided by the Little Projector Company, a creative finger puppet station, Positively Positive Party DJ’s, and a pop-up bar and café.

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Cosplay in the dark<h4>Geelong Cosplay Society</h4>
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

Cosplay in the dark

Geelong Cosplay Society

Founded in 2016 the Geelong Cosplay Society was formed by costume enthusiasts who wanted to use their passion to give back to their local community.

Superheroes, mischief makers And Disney princesses have all come together to give hope and bring joy to the amazing members of the Geelong community. We are always pushing to spread awareness for amazing causes while raising funds for incredible charities.

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SPIDER-GOAT & THE INSECT ELECTRO<h4>National Wool Museum</h4>
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

SPIDER-GOAT & THE INSECT ELECTRO

National Wool Museum

The National Wool Museum brings contemporary artist Kathy Holowko to Geelong After Dark to create a giant immersive spider web, SPIDER-GOAT & THE INSECT ELECTRO, provoked by the spider-web threads produced by goats in the USA. As you go deep into the spider web, unearth fibres created by animals with electro beats accompanying your journey. SPIDER-GOAT & THE INSECT ELECTRO will stay on show at the National Wool Museum until July, where you can continue to interact and even add to the exhibition yourself.

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Glow<h4>Women's Circus</h4>
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

Glow

Women's Circus

Tumbling, hooping and juggling after dark, Glow pokes fun at the expected norms of circus performance, engaging the audience with circus shenanigans and a sense of peeking behind the curtain. Glow is a playful pop-up performance featuring Women’s Circus community performers. Glow is a celebration of the physical skills of women of all ages.

Performance times: 6:00pm, 7:30pm, 8:30pm

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Earth's Little Bugs<h4>Margie Balazic, Zlatko Balazic, and George Balazic.</h4>
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

Earth's Little Bugs

Margie Balazic, Zlatko Balazic, and George Balazic.

  • Geelong Library & Heritage Centre: Level 5 Library (map)
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Bee brave and bug your family to come to the Geelong Library for an illuminating experience with Earths Little Bugs. Create your own glow-in-the-dark mini-beast as part of the Amazing Arts Adventure and experience a world of bugs, beetles and bees.

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Boe Bicycle of Euphony Audiocycle<h4>Boe Design</h4>
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

Boe Bicycle of Euphony Audiocycle

Boe Design

  • Little Malop Street corner of Shorts place (near Uncle Donut) (map)
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Geelong is a town of re-use and reinvention, sights, sounds and smells of new and old intermingled. The Audiocycle is no different. Built from salvaged items, the Boe Audiocycle runs on the energy of Geelong's inhabitants. Hop on board, start pedalling, and use your pedal power to share the music with all around.

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