MAMAPALOOZA FESTIVAL Celebrating Mothers in the Arts
Mamapalooza in 2016! This exciting festival celebrates mothers in the creative and performing arts in the month of May. Events take place around the world; mothers take to the stage with art, music, theatre and comedy! Be sure to join us in Sydney for two exciting shows, Mamamazing Stand-Up and Mama Film Event!
MAMAPALOOZA MUSIC NIGHT – 7th May 7.30pm
Featuring a host of talented Mums including Ana Key and the Bra Girls, Astrid Zeman and Dirty Slutz.
Where: Alpha House, 226 Union St. Erskineville. When: Saturday 7th May 7.30pm
MAMA FILM – WHO DOES SHE THINK SHE IS? 14th May 2pm
This award winning documentary by Pamela Tanner Boll, features five fierce women who refuse to choose between mothering and work. Through their lives we explore some of the most problematic intersections of our time: mothering and creativity, partnering and independence, economics and art.
A discussion/coffee/tea and cake will follow after the film. All Welcome!
Where: The Women’s Library, 8/10 Brown Street, Newtown When: Saturday 14th May, 2pm to 5pm.
Cost: Donation, proceeds go to the Women’s Library.
MAMAMAZING STAND-UP AND MUSIC! 14th May 7pm
With a stunning all female, all ‘Mum’ line up and hosted by Lou Pollard! With Special Guest Ana Key and their original funny songs about housework and babies!
Lou Pollard (MC): a hilarious comedian who works as a Clown Doctor and speaks on behalf of The Humour Foundation charity. She’s wowed audiences at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival & Adelaide Fringe as well as supporting Arj Barker & appearing on TV shows including Playschool and the Today Show; Lou is also a regular on 702 ABC radio with Dom Knight (The Chaser).
Where: The Tap Gallery and Bar, 108/248 Palmer St. (Republic Sq) Darlinghurst. When: Saturday 14th May, 7pm. Tickets – Sticky Tickets
Mamapalooza* mother art & performance around the world. http://www.mamapalooza.com Founder: Joy Rose (USA)
Sydney Team: Joan Garvan, Vee Malnar, Catherine Walsh, Anna Kerr.
For more information: email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Vee Malnar 0402 036 082.
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