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Temple Entertainment Scene Update


Topics in this update:

1. Two Young Cats Seek Groovy Home Together (slightly off topic sorry)

2. Music Teachers - list your services on the NZ Musician website

3. Auckland live music venue looking for music co-ordinator / promotions person

4. General Manager for Classic Hits & Newstalk ZB in the Wairarapa keen to promote touring bands/musicians

5. Xmas in Park, Wairarapa looking for contemporary band that can pull off modernised versions of traditional Xmas carols/songs and AOR/POP artists/band(s) for pre event.

6. NZ Musician Magazine wants content for their "Out on The Street" section

7. Coke launchpad closes 13 Oct

8. New website offering free advice on arts marketing and audience development

9. Auckland City Council want public input for development of the Aotea Quarter as a Arts and Culture Precinct

10. Levin Folk Club is compiling its guest artist list for 2005 and has some guest spots available.

11. Promote your music internationally

12. Scoop Media want shows to review

13. MC Battle - Call for talent + workshops in Graffiti Art, Breaking, T-Shirt Printing, Carving & Skating

14. Seminar on Music accountancy & business issues (Auckland, Wellington and Chch)

15. South Seas film school looking for musicians for students to practise making videos on + info on attending their music video making course

16. male singer wanted in their mid twenties with an amazing voice, for export ready pop product?

17. Reminder that Orientation and SXSW applications are now open

18. Singer-songwriters wanted for monthly songwriters night at Sky City Alto bar

19. Call for Performers Auckland Festival '05

20. Promote your website for free at www.beautifulnewzealand.com and www.quicklink.co.nz

21. Auckland Promoter is looking for bands to play at several Auckland Venues.

22. Music job in Manchester

1. Two Young Cats Seek Groovy Home Together (slightly off topic sorry) Jimmy is a dark tortoise shell, digs people and tries to talk, I swear. M is a light tortoise shell, a bit more socially reserved, but fetches as well as any dog. I'm not making this up. Both are less than two years old, house trained,spayed, and in excellent health, according to their vet. We'd love to take them on our OE, but that would be just dumb, wouldn't it. Free to a good home. Please. Thanks, Jeff 307-3457 jeff@slammo.com

2. Music Teachers - list your services on the NZ Musician website The recently relaunched NZ Musician magazine website is going off - but we're missing you! The site includes our Music Tutors Directory, which we want to make just as comprehensive as possible so that musicians can quickly find out which tutors are available. Check it out here: http://www.nzmusician.co.nz/index.php/ps_pagename/teacherdetail/pi_personid/ 1

www.nzmusician.co.nz is attracting around 500 visits a day and growing. The site is a massively valuable resource for musicians, researchers and music lovers. There's an always-fresh news section, a growing collection of online back issues, a musician's help forum, gig guide, lessons - plus, of course, our trusty selection of Directories (currently there are eight - Labels, Studios, Artists, Brands, Equipment Distributors and Educational Institutes, Music Tutors and Producers/Engineers).

Here's all you need to do. If you'd to be included in our Tutors Directory, it will cost you only $20 for a year of online accessibility. To book your spot, or for more information, email renee@nzmusician.co.nz or phone her on 09-373-2572.

3. Auckland live music venue looking for music co-ordinator / promotions person Must have extensive experience in international and NZ music promotions, music industry background and contacts. Must be highly organised, motivated, deadline oriented and be able to work independently. Must have excellent communication skills and dedicated to live music events. Apply in writing by 17 Sept. The Manager, PO Box 6770, Wellesley St.

4. General Manager for Classic Hits & Newstalk ZB in the Wairarapa keen to promote touring bands/musicians If you are touring through the Wellington Region why not consider including the Wairarapa?

As the Manager for Classic Hits, Wairarapa I'm wanting to tap into exclusive artist promo opportunities in my region for the Trev Hill Classic Breakfast Show.

The Wairarapa has a population of 40,000 approx and is often a neglected and grossly underestimated market. Occasionally I have large clients who'd like to book entertainment in the region and pay handsomely.

Over the next year I'd like to feature up and coming (and established) artists who's music fits the genre and our program demographics.

Obviously I'll need to be selective.

If this interests you then please forward a promo kit for the band to:

Glyn MacLean Po Box 220 Masterton Please include CD, Photos, CV, DVD, Press Release info in kit. Ph DDI 06 370 5013 / Mobile 027 291 7449 / Fax 06 370 8460 glynm@crn.co.nz

5. Xmas in Park, Wairarapa looking for contemporary band that can pull off modernised versions of traditional Xmas carols/songs and AOR/POP artists/band(s) for pre event. Date is 11th Dec, 2004 Contact Glyn MacLean Ph DDI 06 370 5013 / Mobile 027 291 7449 / Fax 06 370 8460 glynm@crn.co.nz

6. NZ Musician Magazine wants content for their "Out on The Street" section Email mel@nzmusician.co.nz

7. Coke launchpad closes 13 Oct Info at www.cokefridge.co.nz

8. New website offering free advice on arts marketing and audience development www.fuel4arts.co.nz

9. Auckland City Council want public input for development of the Aotea Quarter as a Arts and Culture Precinct The Aotea Quarter plans are now their website and open for feedback until 15 October. You can find the plans and feedback forms here. http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/council/projects/cbdproject/aoteasay.asp

10. Levin Folk Club is compiling its guest artist list for 2005 and has some guest spots available. If you have an interest in coming to a great folk club (very good sound system and sound technician, very attentive and appreciative good sized audiences at candle-lit tables etc ) then we need to hear from you. Contacts Anne Campbell, 22 Princes Street, Levin annemc@ihug.co.nz Ph 06 3683777 Hans Roeters, 28 Trafalgar Street, Levin roeters.nz@xtra.co.nz Ph 06 3689973

11. Promote your music internationally We will promote your song on 1000 CDs. We will show you how easy it is to get more exposure for your music and even make a profit! Our unique and innovative project will take your music around the globe! We mean hands on CDs not mp3s or the internet. Over 200 people who book bands could here your music. Info at http://redriverservices.org

12. Scoop Media want shows to review I am contacting you as I am the new entertainment reviewer for Scoop Media (www.scoop.co.nz). You may be familiar with Scoop. Up until now, there hasn't been much of an entertainment section, but we are about to change that. At Scoop, we are planning to much more actively promote and review concerts, theatre, ballet, opera, and films. Reviews will go online within 24 hours of my viewing the show. Yasmine Ryan Ph: 0274951726 yazlydia@hotmail.com

13. MC Battle - Call for talent + workshops in Graffiti Art, Breaking, T-Shirt Printing, Carving & Skating Corban Estate Arts Centre are running a youth event - TIME OUT - in the September School holidays (Wed 29th and Thurs 30th). Entry is Free and activities include workshops in Graffiti Art (with live graffitti walls happening too), Breaking, T-Shirt Printing, Carving & Skating

MC Battle - Call for talent Wednesday will feature an MC Battle from 3-6pm, supported by Base FM 107.3 1st Prize is a days recording at the new HND World Studios with DJ Official and Unique! Judges: Mark Thompson (CEO 833 Records), Unique (CEO HND World Studios), Optymus Rime (Kritical Methods) & Base FM. Special performance by Albino and DJ Kinetic. Guest breakers and Live Graffiti walls happening as well!

Come along and compete for prizes and a chance to get noticed by two fast growing NZ Record Labels! Contact Emma on 838 4455 or emma@ceac.org.nz

Event Details: TIME OUT Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th September from 2-6pm Corban Estate Arts Centre 426 Great North Road Henderson WAITAKERE CITY

14. Seminar on Music accountancy & business issues Guest: Lynda Parsons Lynda works for Burns McCurrach, a chartered accountancy firm based in Auckland which specialises in music. Bic Runga, Brooke Fraser and The Feelers are amongst their many clients. These seminars will cover things like what artists need to be aware of from an accountancy perspective, as well as business structures and what to be aware of for tax purposes.

Mon 27 Sept Wellington Indigo Bar Tue 28 Sept Christchurch Mainstreet Café Wed 29 Sept Auckland NZMIC Offices, 7 Great North Rd, Ponsonby All meetings commence at 6.00pm. The forums are open to members and non-members alike. Admission: MMF members FREE. Non-members $5.00 For info on joining the MMF (Music Managers' Forum (highly recommended for managers, self-managed artists and anyone interested in the music industry) contact Mark Roach mark@muserecords.com

15. South Seas film school looking for musicians for students to practise making videos on + info on attending their music video making course Once in a while, a great opportunity presents itself. Here's one for all the budding musicians out there who have a great sound, but have no way to make that all important video to help sell it. An exciting new 2 week MAKE A MUSIC VIDEO course will be introduced at South Seas Film/TV School this October. STUDENTS WILL BE LOOKING FOR ARTISTS TO FEATURE IN THESE VIDEOS.

During the two weeks, students will work on the latest technology, broadcast quality cameras to shoot a music video. They'll also discover how the editing process works. There will be a maximum of six students working on each video. Over the first week, they'll learn how to create great images with correct framing, composition, camera angles and movements. They'll also discover how shot sizes are used in the visual narrative process. Week two involves shooting and editing the music video.

These courses have been carefully structured with the aim of producing broadcast standard videos which can be shown on network TV. Public screenings of the videos will also be held in the future.

We see it as a win/win situation. Students learn the basics of film making with a completed, professional looking music video. ARTISTS GET THEIR SONGS ON THE SCREEN!. These courses will appeal to both budding film makers and musicians who want to make their own videos in the future.. It costs only $1200 for the full time two weeks. (60 hours in all).

The emphasis is on FUN. It's the best way to learn, and the best way to produce great results.

Call South Seas on 444 3253 for details. Next intake: 11th October Ceidrik Heward ceidrik@nznet.gen.nz

16. male singer wanted in their mid twenties with an amazing voice, for export ready pop product? Contact Chris Melville Rhythmworks Ltd PO BOX 105739 Auckland New Zealand 021 514 541 singing@paradise.net.nz

17. Reminder that Orientation and SXSW applications are now open Info at www.orientation.co.nz, and www.sxsw.com. Also there will be an Orientation Booking Conference Audition Gig at the Dux (Chch) on the 3rd of November. Contact p.kean@ucsa.canterbury.ac.nz,

18. Singer-songwriters wanted for monthly songwriters night at Sky City Alto bar Contact malmccallum@xtra.co.nz

19. Call for Performers Auckland Festival '05 Info at http://www.thebigidea.co.nz/viewprofdev.php?id=833

20. Promote your website for free at www.beautifulnewzealand.com and www.quicklink.co.nz Email Darren Hunter darren@beautifulnewzealand.com And go to www.quicklink.co.nz

21. Auckland Promoter is looking for bands to play at several Auckland Venues. Info at www.jigsawmusic.co.nz looking for all Genres:

22. Music job in Manchester Project Coordinator 'In The Mix' Youth Music Programme 'In The Mix' is an ambitious and highly creative, 12-month, strategic music-making programme for young people, across Greater Manchester. 'In the Mix' will create access to music-making opportunities across a diverse range of musical genres for young people aged 13-18 years. The project will encourage refugee musicians of all ages to contribute to the activity with young people, whether as workshop leaders or as accompanying musicians. We are keen that young people in Greater Manchester are able to benefit from the musical talent and knowledge base of our Refugee communities. 'In The Mix' is also about futures and developing work that will have tangible legacies. The project includes an extensive training programme to identify, support and train new and emerging music workshop leaders for the future. It will also offer support/professional development to emerging young musicians and bands. An experienced and dynamic Project Coordinator is now sought to manage this programme. Applicants should have a minimum of three years project management experience and an excellent understanding of youth arts and/or youth music development. This is a 12 month freelance contract for a fee of £20'000 and is based on an average of 35 hours per week. An additional allowance for travel is attached to this contract. For an application pack please contact... info@can.uk.com or Michael D'Ambra Community Arts North West 1st Floor, 3 Stevenson Square, Manchester, M1 1DN Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 27th September

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Karen q Temple

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