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Small halls: the region’s unsung venues

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Peter Woods from Arts Northern Rivers with two of the performers from last week's launch. Photo Jeff Dawson
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Whether done up or worn out, the halls that are scattered around Australia hold secrets of times gone by and memories of lives still being lived; from first kisses to kisses goodbye.

To celebrate the heritage and history of these icons, a multi-arts project was launched last week at the Newrybar Hall entitled ‘If These Halls Could Talk’.

Zoë Robinson-Kennedy from Arts Northern Rivers says the idea is to invite residents to nominate their local hall for a chance to be involved in an exciting region-wide arts project.

‘The project will culminate in a region-wide celebration of the halls,’ she said.

Nominate Your Hall at http://ifthesehallscouldtalk.com.au/


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