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April, 2012

 

27
Apr
2012

Bob Dylan Night – 50th Anniversary Concert

By jparlane, posted in Music

There aren’t too many individual artists in the world today who would have an entire event dedicated directly to them. Bob Dylan is one of those rare few. Since beginning his career in the early 60s Bob Dylan has gone down in history as one of the greatest and most influential artists the world has ever witnessed.

Over 50 years, 47 albums and more than 500 songs ago Bob Dylan released his debut album. Since then endless artists, writers and musicians have been inspired by this musical legend. 

For over five decades Bob Dylan has caught the hearts of countless dedicated fans and been the foundation behind the music performed by some of the worlds most esteemed musicians over the years. Truly standing the test of time, Bob Dylan has epitomized story telling through his music, leaving his audience pondering the meanings and reflecting on his words.

Spiritworks is excited and honoured to present Bob Dylan Night – 50th Anniversary Concert Live in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney.

A line-up of Australia’s distinctive musicians of today including Josh Pyke , Kav Temperley of Eskimo Joe, Kevin Mitchell of Jebediah, Holly Throsby  and Patience Hodgson of The Grates.

Our favourite musicians unite to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of a music legend. Not only is this a chance to reminisce and sing the night away to your favourite Bob Dylan songs, you have the opportunity to vote for which ones you’d like to hear most at the concert. With so much history we know you’ll enjoy picking your favourites for this not to be missed event. For tickets please click here

06
Apr
2012

The Wizard of Woz

By jparlane, posted in Events

When Steve Wozniak left Apple in the 80s after being awarded the National Medal of Technology by the President of the USA, his achievements were far from over. An inventor and philanthropist, Steve Woz is a huge believer of hands-on learning for students and encouraging creativity in schools. To this day, the importance of education is the driving force behind Steve Woz, which has seen him contribute huge donations of computer and technology products to students and schools.

Besides being the co-founder of Apple, Steve Woz founded the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and was the founding sponsor for the Silicon Valley Ballet, the Tech Museum and the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose to name a few. Now the Chief Scientist at Fusion-io, Steve Woz isn’t just a master at heading up companies. Steve Woz is a true inventor and this was confirmed upon his induction into the Inventors Hall of Fame in 2000 for ‘Microcomputer for Use with Video Display – Personal Computer.’

Earlier on in his career, Steve Woz lost his memory after a plane crash in 1981, he could not recall the crash or even remember day-to-day events. As time passed, his memory eventually recuperated. Read up on how Steve Woz describes it.

An all-round hub of knowledge, Steve Woz is someone you want to shake hands with. Full of positivity, and passionate about the importance of ideas, you’ll certainly gain some inspired industry insights if you’re lucky enough to sit in on one of his Australian or New Zealand (Auckland) seminars coming up in May 2012.

For more information on venue and timings click here.

Photo credit: Getty Images

 

 

 

 

 

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