Aussie Shorts

The new owners of  club extended the venue’s 10-year partnership for another five years with Moshtix ticketing agency.

Moshtix managing director Harley Evans pointed out that The Basement was its first client.

The Arts Centre of Melbourne’s CEO, Judith Isherwood, is leaving in late November after four years at the helm. The venue posted a loss of A$7.2 million ($ shut abruptly after being unable to pay its liquor bill to the McLaren Vale Beer Company, reportedly A$30,000 ($28,105).

Another global dance festival brand is entering the Australian market.

FACT, known for its raves in Barcelona, New York, Ibiza and London, is holding the Weekender at Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbor Feb. 1-2.