If hotel walls could talk then Hobart’s iconic Astor Hotel would have many a seafarer’s secret to tell; whispered to lovers or strangers or wives over whiskey for decades. Tales of the sea - exotic, erotic and despotic.
Come and see what seafarers from all over the country have been getting involved in.
Grab some friends, book a room, and stay for a memorable night. Immerse yourself in Big hART’s Blue Angel project. Explore, watch, listen, eat, drink, sleep and dream in one of her twenty-three rooms as this piece unfolds from dusk to dawn. Blue Angel brings this haunt for lovers and seafarers alive through a unique performance experience.
Telling the stories of those who bring over ninety percent of everything we use, Big hART has imported tales tall and true from all over the world in this collaborative project where art is the cargo and the heart is filled with the desire for "Fair shipping ". Bon voyage!
Blue Angel is a project that is supported by the Maritime Union of Australia.
Many well-known union personalities have and will take part in the project that tells the stories of the sea, through art.
Overnight stay tickets on sale today. Hurry, these special tickets will not last long. Book now to avoid disappointment.
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