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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Sydney Opera House ‘talks’ in a brand new podcast for kids by Arts Review

The Sydney Opera House has released a brand new season of Arty Farty – a podcast made especially for kids. Released just in time for the school holidays to help keep inquisitive young mind…

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Melbourne International Film Festival unveils MIFF 68½ by Arts Review

Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) has unveiled the full line-up of films at MIFF 68½ – the inaugural online delivery of the country’s oldest film festival in August. Encompas…

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Julia Gillard and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Women and Leadership by Arts Review

An inspirational and practical book written by two high-achieving women, sharing the experience and advice of some of our most extraordinary women leaders, in their own words. As a result of…

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Keeping The Curtain Up: a musical theatre treat supporting the Australian performing arts community by Arts Review

As part of Arts Centre Melbourne’s continued commitment to offering audiences digital experiences through the Together With You program, on Saturday 18 July Shane Jacobson will host Keepin…

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Melbourne Theatre Company postpones season of As You Like It by Arts Review

Due to open this September, Melbourne Theatre Company has announced that its production of As You Like It will be postponed until 2021. The decision follows the re-introduction of stage 3 r…

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Adelaide Guitar Festival supports local musicians with The Backstage Sessions by Arts Review

Adelaide Guitar Festival is giving audiences a backstage pass to South Australia’s vibrant live music scene with the announcement of an online video series showcasing some of the state’s…

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child performance schedule update – July 2020 by Arts Review

The producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have a continuing commitment to the safety and peace of mind of all its audiences, cast and company, and theatre staff. In line with curr…

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Artist Manon van Kouswijk Awarded 2021 Southern Way McClelland Commission by Arts Review

Artist Manon van Kouswijk has been awarded the $300,000 Southern Way McClelland Commission 2021 for her dynamic sculpture proposal Peninsula Pearls. To be installed in September 2021, the ne…

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On the Couch with Claire Jager by Arts Review

Who is Claire Jager? The Festival Director of Castlemaine Documentary Film Festival. I always seem to take on things I haven’t done before but this feels like a very natural extension of p…

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National Film and Sound Archive to share its secrets in Hive by Arts Review

The National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) will use interactive technologies to provide visitors with an insight into its collection – and the experts tasked with preserving it – in a ne…

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Hamilton by Arts Review

To wax lyrical at this point about the merits of the musical Hamilton is surely a redundant exercise. There can only be so much conversation, reaction, plaudits, and awards before you just a…

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

2020 Regional Arts Fund Community Grants Announced by Arts Review

46 projects across Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia will share $669,000 of funding through the latest Regional Arts Fund Community Grants round.  The sc…

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Final restorations for Sydney Town Hall by Arts Review

The final stage of a historic conservation project will see Sydney Town Hall completely cleaned and restored for future generations. Scaffolding and printed screen wraps will conceal the sou…

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Stay home with Open House Melbourne and attend free design and architectural events virtually by Arts Review

Melbourne’s annual month of architecture and design is well underway, and in its thirteenth celebration of good design advocacy, Open House Melbourne is showing no signs of slowing down wi…

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Friday, July 10, 2020

Kate Grenville: A Room Made of Leaves by Arts Review

What if Elizabeth Macarthur – wife of the notorious John Macarthur, wool baron in the earliest days of Sydney – had written a shockingly frank secret memoir? And what if novelist Kate Gr…

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Asia TOPA Connected brings some of the boldest moments of the 2020 festival to your fingertips by Arts Review

To continue engaging with works featured in the second edition of Asia TOPA, audiences now have the opportunity to delve into highlights of the festival, which ran from January to March this…

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Trauma, resilience, sex and art: your guide to the 2020 Miles Franklin shortlist by Arts Review

It seems sometimes literary fiction performs a bellwether function: signalling changes; alerting us to the directions in which a society is headed. The 2020 Miles Franklin shortlist seems to…

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Friends! The Musical Parody confirms new Australian tour dates by Arts Review

The Australian tour of the hilarious New York and Las Vegas hit Friends! The Musical Parody is being re-scheduled. Due to government restrictions still in place to slow the spread of COVID-1…

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Australian Festival of Chamber Music announces three-day digital event: FESTIVAL PRELUDE by Arts Review

Just as fans of the Townsville-based Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) were readying for a 12 month wait for their favourite music experience to return, organisers have just announ…

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

On the Couch with Cassie Leatham by Arts Review

Who is Cassie Leatham? I am a Taungurung artist, master weaver, sculpture, cultural educator and bushtukka woman, dancer and story teller. What would you do differently from what you do now?…

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City of Sydney confirms Mardi Gras funding for 2021/2022 by Arts Review

The City of Sydney has confirmed that the world famous Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has received funding for its festivals in 2021 and 2022. Mardi Gras was awarded the funding as part o…

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Darwin Festival unveils DF20 Homegrown Program by Arts Review

This August, Darwin Festival returns as Australia’s hottest winter arts festival with DF20 Homegrown – a reimagined event showcasing the Top End’s very best, brimming with exciting liv…

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Call for entries: Linden New Art celebrates 30 years of the iconic Linden Postcard Show by Arts Review

First held in 1990, Linden New Art’s iconic Linden Postcard Show continues to provide artists from all walks of life the opportunity to present their artwork inside the gallery’s strikin…

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Coming Together For NAIDOC Week by Arts Review

The Victorian Government is putting together a star-studded virtual concert to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture following the postponement of NAIDOC Week. The Governme…

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Screen Australia announces funding for six projects by Arts Review

Screen Australia has announced two feature films, a television series, two children’s dramas and an online project that will share in $6 million of production funding. The slate includes R…

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Re-activate: beyond step three – a new resource to support COVID-19 recovery by Arts Review

The Australia Council for the Arts has announced the latest resource in their Re-ignite suite – Re-activate: beyond step three. This resource sets out industry standards and protocols for …

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Hamilton – filmed version of the original Broadway production by Arts Review

Since Hamilton premiered on Broadway in 2015, It’s been showered with awards, including 11 Tonys, and has quickly become a world-wide phenomenon. Though the Broadway production is currentl…

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Guide to the classics: The War of the Worlds by Arts Review

Spoiler alert: this story details how The War of the Worlds ends. The latest screen adaption of H. G. Wells’ 1898 modern masterwork The War of the Worlds will hit our screens this week. Co…

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Applications for 2020 Rob Guest Endowment Now Open by Arts Review

Applications are now open for the 2020 Rob Guest Endowment, one of Australia’s most exciting scholarship programs providing financial assistance and industry support to the next generation…

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Saturday, July 4, 2020

NSW Government to retain Powerhouse Museum at Ultimo by Arts Review

Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum at Ultimo will continue to welcome visitors to its world renowned exhibits, with the NSW Government today announcing it will remain open and operate alongside th…

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Friday, July 3, 2020

On the Couch with Claire Jankelson by Arts Review

Who is Claire Jankelson? I am one of the directors of the Sydney South African Film Festival. My background is as a tertiary educator in the field of management practice. At this time, I men…

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