What’s Happening This Week? August 20, 2012

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Missy Higgins in New York City: photo by Rafe Baron

The three Australian plays at the New York International Fringe Festival are features this week. Be sure to check out Hope Is The Saddest, An End To Dreaming and City of Shadows.

The reunited Dead Can Dance play Chicago on Tuesday and Philadelphia on Sunday.

Husky, who headlined the big Australia Day at Central Park on Saturday play another show in New York City on Tuesday.

“Australia’s most ambitious art export of 2012″ LoveTV tapes in Staten Island, NY this Wednesday and Thursday.

Missy Higgins opens for the currently larger than life Gotye on his current tour that hits Morrison, CO on Wednesday, Chicago on Friday, Milwaukee on Saturday and Minneapolis on Sunday. Jonti joins the Aussie lineup this go ’round.

Soul-man Harper continues to gig in Michigan this week in Jackson on Thursday, Ontonagon on Friday and East Tawas on Sunday.

The annual historic Ashes cricket match between Australia and England will be honored with mock contest taking place in Larkspur, CA on Saturday morning. There will also be a barbeque! Make sure you’re there for this rare opportunity to see a live cricket match in the Unites States.

The Houston Australian American Chamber of Commerce will hold a soiree on Saturday.

Comedian and television personality Rove McManus will participate in a night of comedy in Los Angeles on Saturday night.

Art exhibitions continue in Seattle this week and also in Abington and Charlottesville VA, Santa Fe, NM, Houston and Washington D.C.

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