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TODAY IN NEWCASTLE: Friday October 16

Our guide to your perfect Friday October 16, in Newcastle. Getting freash, talking art and an evening of indie rock.

MORNING

A morning swim at Merewether Baths

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THEY SAY: Newcastle Ocean Baths and Merewether Baths have a long history as popular swimming spots.
WE SAY: Get summer ready with a swim at one of the countries best ocean baths.
WHAT:  Merewether Baths
WHERE: Henderson Parade, Merewether

AFTERNOON

Bill Viola’s video art

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THEY SAY: Bill Viola is renowned as a pioneer of video art. Viola’s extensive career has spanned five decades, during which time his work has consistently explored a number of themes including sensory perception, the mediating effects of technology and fundamental aspects of the human experience.
WE SAY: This guy is the god father of video art. A must see.
WHAT: Bill Viola video art
WHERE: Newcastle Art Gallery

EVENING

Party with San Cisco at the Bar On The Hill

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THEY SAY: Indie pop quartet San Cisco were formed during 2009 in the city of Freemantle in Western Australia. The bandmembers — guitarist/vocalist Jordi Davieson, drummer/vocalist Scarlett Stevens, bassist Nick Gardner, and drummer Josh Biondillo — met during high school.
WE SAY: The Bar On The Hill has kicked back into action recently with some killer bands playing their awesome stage. This gig is no exception.
WHAT: San Cisco
WHERE: Bar On The Hill – Ring Road, Callaghan

 

Written by Newcastle Live

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