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Peter Rowe’s Book Launch!

On the 27th September 2014 we were very honoured to host a book launch for Peter Rowe.  Peter released the 5th book in the “Josh The Robot” series.

Mr Iain Head from Ozzie Tech was very kind to film the event which you can view on youtube below.

You can purchase Peter Rowe’s books from his website here:  http://peter-rowe.info/

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Showcasing artwork by Peter Rowe

Adam&Peter

Adam & Peter

Cup From Above is proud to showcase artwork by Peter Rowe for the month of September. Peter, who was born with Down Syndrome, is a talented artist, illustrator, writer and presenter. He uses art to creatively express what he cannot verbally communicate.

Peter’s art is on display in the cafe and is available for purchase, with part of the proceeds going towards this month’s local community project: supporting Community Access Respite Services (C.A.R.S.) by raising money to provide one week’s worth of emergency respite for people with disabilities.

We’re also really excited to be hosting a book launch to celebrate the release of Peter’s latest children’s book Josh Goes to the Library, the fifth book in the Josh the Robot series. Make sure you get along to the launch on Saturday 27th September at 5pm, followed by our regular Community Concert at 6pm.

JoshGoesToTheLibrary

 

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Local musician 21Hundred supporting the Brotherhood of the Wordless

Brisbane based musician 21Hundred has recently released his EP “These Streets”.  21Hundred is known as Brisbane’s only freestyle rap street performer, a street corner poet, a hip hop troubadour.  And right now one of the few places

21Hundred's EP "These Streets"

21Hundred’s EP “These Streets”

you can buy this EP is right here at Cup From Above.  It’s selling for $15 and $5 goes straight to our friends at the “Brotherhood of the Wordless“.  21Hundred has an affinity with the Brotherhood as they both share a common love for words.  21Hundred performed at their end of year celebration last year.

21Hundred performing with the Brotherhood of the Wordless

21Hundred performing with the Brotherhood of the Wordless

For more on 21Hundred you can visit his facebook page here www.facebook.com/21Hundred and preview his music on Soundcloud here https://soundcloud.com/21hundred.

If you’re into supporting local musicians get down and buy an EP.  We’re proud to support a local muso who’s supporting his local community!

 

 

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Peter Rowe in the Paper

Peter Rowe held his Art Exhibition here at Cup From Above on 9th August 2012.  We were very honoured to have Tracy Davis, the state minister for Disabilities and Communities, along to share a few words.  We also had Anthony Anderton who runs Art From the Margins.  Art From the Margins is an amazing organisation.  You can find more about them here.  And of course we were very grateful to have Jacqueline Husson from the Star Newspaper along to write this article.

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Peter Rowe in the Star Newspaper

Peter Rowe’s article in the Star Newspaper by the wonderful Renee Subacius.

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