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February 25, 2018 - 8,752 comments

Dauntless Movement Crew

The Altitude Project presents the renowned parkour/acrobatic group, DAUNTLESS MOVEMENT CREW at Melrose Park named in honour of pioneering aviator Jimmy Melrose.

Workshops are suitable for ages from 8 + and all skill levels. Places are very limited and registration is necessary. Bookings will be released in three rounds through Eventbrite with the first round at 4:30 pm Sunday 4th February, 2nd round 8:00 pm Friday 8th February, 3rd round 4:30 pm Sunday 11th February

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DMC program:
2:00 pm Parkour and acrobatic demo
2:05 pm 40 min parkour and acrobatic workshop
2:45 pm Acrobatic, dance, circus show

Ticketholders must register prior to 1:45 on the day. Those not registered will have their tickets re-released on the day.

Workshops are being held on the oval at Melrose Park. If you are not successful in getting a place you will able to look on.

Sponsored by Katoomba Neighbourhood Centre this is a unique opportunity for the Blue Mountains community to experience Australia's leading parkour group.
Artists Graham Davis-King, Solange Kershaw and Damian Castaldi will have interactive works installed in the park.

Activities for kids and RFS fire engine and sausage sizzle from 12 noon.


February 12, 2018 - Comments Off on Blue Mountains Gazette – Art and other activities in Katoomba

Blue Mountains Gazette – Art and other activities in Katoomba

Contemporary visual art, sound art, a parkour performance, activities for kids and a sausage sizzle are just some of the elements that are included in The Altitude Project’s weekend of free community events, Altitude - The Aviators in Katoomba on February 17 and 18.

Held in two parks that were named after famous aviators, Charles Kingsford Smith and Jimmy Melrose, the weekend explores the themes of aviation and the history of the parks.

Co-curator Miriam Williamson said that, with the current division in the community over aircraft noise from the proposed second Sydney airport, “it seemed timely to draw from this cultural legacy to engage the audience in both history and contemporary art”.

Read more at the Blue Mountains Gazette