Thursday, 26 March 2015

Reclaim the Lane - free youth art and music festival

Contact: Dianne Sheehan, Devonport Regional Gallery
p: 64248296   e: dsheehan@devonport.tas.gov.au
w: www.facebook.com/ReclaimTheLane

Date: 10 April         RSVP: 10 April

Location: Devonport and surrounding areas

Intended Audience: All ages

Reclaim the Lane is set to transform one of Devonport's urban laneways into a vibrant celebration of youth arts and music for its fourth consecutive year. The event will launch National Youth Week for Tasmania.

Where: Rooke Lane, Devonport
When: Friday 10 April, 3–5 pm
Who: All ages
Cost: FREE

Located in Rooke Lane between Steele & Stewart Streets, Reclaim the Lane will present a range of arts and music activities and entertainment for all ages to enjoy. Rooke Lane is also home to a range of funky endeavors including a new artist workspace, public art, a yoga studio, coffee shops and the iconic Devonport Regional Gallery.

This year, past Devonport artist and Devonport's Young Citizen on the Year 2015 recipient, Laura McMahon (Hobart) will be the artist-in-residence creating a public art work in Rooke Lane and providing public art workshops prior to and during the event. Other entertainment and activities include a photo booth, performances by Slipstream Circus, The Sketchbook Project exhibition, an open mic 'soap box' and music by local musicians. Free food also available.

Reclaim the Lane is coordinated by Devonport Regional Gallery and their young members, the Droogs; Devonport City Council and Youth, Family & Community Connections.

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