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Friday, December 13, 2019

Sydney Symphony Orchestra announces Simone Young as next Chief Conductor by Arts Review

Following an extensive international search, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra has announced that Simone Young AM will be the Orchestra’s Chief Conductor from 2022. In the 12 months prior to…

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On the Couch with Christian Wagstaff by Arts Review

Who is Christian Wagstaff? There are a few. I Googled the name once (I’ll admit a few times over the years) and then I decided to friend request every other Christian Wagstaff I could find…

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7th Koorie Art Show Awards Winners Announced by Arts Review

Wergaia, Wemba Wemba artist, Kelly Koumalatsos, has been announced as the winner of the prestigious Creative Victoria Award for Excellence in any Media at the 2019 Koorie Art Show. Koumalats…

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Wade and Robyn Hughes: Looking for Whales by Arts Review

The results of a remarkable quest by two Australian photographers to observe and record the lives and behaviour of some of the world’s whales have just become available in the new book, Lo…

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Cirque Stratosphere by Arts Review

The Canberra Theatre Centre is rapidly becoming the “theatre de jour” for producers to premiere their shows. It’s a win-win situation, because Canberra audiences get first look at show…

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Bold new funding era delivers $7million for arts and culture in New South Wales by Arts Review

Round 1 of the new 2019/20 Arts and Cultural Funding Program has delivered nearly $7.2 million in funding across Annual Organisation, Project and Creative Koori Projects categories. Ten newl…

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

On the Couch with Wade Hughes by Arts Review

Who is Wade Hughes? I’m a writer and photographer, and, in conjunction with my wife, Robyn, co-author of the recently released book Looking for Whales. What would you do differently from …

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Francis Greenslade: How I Learnt to Act by Arts Review

What’s it like to be naked in front of an audience? What do you do if you set fire to a bucket on stage? What is corpsing and why should it never be done? Francis Greenslade is one of Aust…

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2019 Sydney Theatre Awards Nominations Announced by Arts Review

Nominations have been announced for the 2019 Sydney Theatre Awards, which will be presented at a gala ceremony in the York Theatre – Seymour Centre on Monday 20 January 2020. Leading the l…

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Dolly Diamond’s Christmas Party by Arts Review

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and to make it even better, Dolly Diamond returns to The Butterfly Club with her fun and festive Christmas Party from 16 December 2019. Australia…

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Home/Land: Project Another Country by Arts Review

Inspired by the City of Casey’s people and surrounding environment, Home/Land: Project Another Country is set to explore stories of migration, family and home at Bunjil Place from 14 Decem…

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Celebrating Richard Mills by Arts Review

Some of Australia’s major opera stars and performers will come together for a musical party of a lifetime to celebrate composer-conductor Richard Mills AM at Melbourne Recital Centre’s E…

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Bangarra Dance Theatre announces new Executive Director by Arts Review

Bangarra Dance Theatre has announced the appointment of Lissa Twomey, a prominent and experienced creative and operational leader, to the position of Executive Director of Australia’s prem…

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On the Couch with Katie Henry by Arts Review

Who is Katie Henry? Katie is 38 year old woman who directs plays, teaches and coaches creatives. A fierce feminist and believer in best practice. She also believes that vulnerability is wher…

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Sublime Sea: Rapture and Reality by Arts Review

A spectacular, immersive exhibition about the power of the sea in human imagination, Sublime Sea: Rapture and Reality comes to Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery from 14 December 2019. Wi…

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The Wiz by Arts Review

L. Frank Baum’s book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was first published in 1900. The Wiz is a musical with a book by William F. Brown, and music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls was presented at …

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Songs For Nobodies by Arts Review

Following her acclaimed sold-out season in London’s West End, Bernadette Robinson returns to Australia for a limited engagement in the hit play Songs For Nobodies at Geelong Arts Centre an…

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Griffin Theatre Company appoints Declan Greene as New Artistic Director by Arts Review

Griffin Theatre Company has announced the appointment of playwright, director and dramaturg, Declan Greene, as the next Artistic Director of the Company. The first playwright to be appointed…

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New Theatre announces program for the first half of the 2020 Season by Arts Review

Artistic Director Louise Fischer has announced New Theatre’s program for the first half of the 2020 season. “In a departure from previous years, we’ve decided to keep the latter part o…

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On the Couch with Sharon Grigoryan by Arts Review

Who is Sharon Grigoryan? I’m currently the cellist with the Australian String Quartet, a position which I’ve held since 2013. I also perform in a duo with my husband Slava Grigoryan, and…

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Mini Mega Model Museum by Arts Review

The miniature doors of Mini Mega Model Museum have opened at Melbourne Museum, where curious kids of all ages are invited to enter the world of the weird, sometimes wacky and always wonderf…

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Emma Viskic: Darkness for Light by Arts Review

The third thrilling instalment in the award-winning Caleb Zelic series, Darkness for Light is the latest book from award-winning author, Emma Viskic. After a lifetime of bad decisions troubl…

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A Very Kransky Christmas by Arts Review

Just in time for the festive season, the multi award-winning Kransky Sisters return to QPAC with their sell-out show, A Very Kransky Christmas in the Cremorne Theatre from 17 December 2019.…

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Heide Museum of Modern Art reveals 2020 highlights by Arts Review

Heide Museum of Modern Art has revealed highlights from its 2020 program, including Australia’s first in-depth exhibition of celebrated modernist sculptor Barbara Hepworth, a major survey …

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Chris Keely appointed Create NSW Executive Director by Arts Review

Chris Keely, a former media and commercial lawyer with over 20 years’ experience spanning arts and cultural policy and subscription television industries across Australia, New Zealand and …

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The Partnershipping Project sails into Lismore Regional Gallery by Arts Review

A national touring exhibition featuring boats re-purposed by regional artists across Australia, The Partnershipping Project has sailed into Lismore Regional Gallery for Summer and is on disp…

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Remember the arts? Departments and budgets disappear as politics backs culture into a dead end by Arts Review

The decision to merge the Department of Communications and the Arts with Transport, Infrastructure and Regional development (dropping the “Arts” entirely) ends a year in which Australian…

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Mrs Lowry & Son by Arts Review

There was no harsher critic of famed British painter L. S. Lowry than that of his bedridden mother. Her damning critiques, a symptom of her crippling neurosis, handed out to her son as regul…

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On the Couch with Richard Mills by Arts Review

Who is Richard Mills? A very busy occasional eater of pasta and drinker of red wine who loves his garden, his dog, his partner, his work and his colleagues. I’m also known for my work as a…

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Theatre Works announces 2020 season by Arts Review

Celebrating its 40th year as an organisation, Theatre Works St Kilda has announced its 2020 season program. Featuring a slew of new Australian work and emerging artist initiatives, the seaso…

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

ACMI announces new three-year Mordant Family Moving Image Commission for young Australian artists by Arts Review

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) has announced the launch of the Mordant Family Moving Image Commission for young Australian artists. The new commissioning program is worth …

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