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Monday, June 24, 2019

Parasite by Arts Review

The Palme d’Or winning dark-comedy, Parasite, is a difficult film to review. On the one hand, Parasite presents itself as a long-awaited entry from a director who has spun the global spotl…

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Dispersion by Arts Review

Dispersion is a showcase courtesy of the second-year students at the National Institute of Circus Arts. But, it’s refreshing more than a kinetic, often acrobatic, occasionally death-defyin…

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On the Couch with Fem Belling by Arts Review

Who is Fem Belling? Fem Belling is an excitable, loving, tenacious, passionate being who gets to hustle her way through one of the most magical professions in the world. She is also impetuou…

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The Dinner Party   by Arts Review

Natalie Weir originally created this work for Expressions Dance Company in 2015 under the title The Host. As she explains in her program notes, one of the meanings for a “host” is “an …

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Lynda Draper wins 2019 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Prize by Arts Review

Lynda Draper has been announced as the winner of the prestigious $50,000 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Prize for her work, Somnambulism, 2019. The work entails a series of busts of kin…

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Wake in Fright by Arts Review

G’day. Welcome to the Yabba. Just passing through? It’s the best little town in the world. Things a bit grim? Chin up. John Grant is well-read, but an outback misadventure strands him …

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Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2019 Gala by Arts Review

If, due to illness or mishap, you couldn’t be at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, then the Melbourne Cabaret Festival is possibly worth a look. Opening Galas of more recent years have shared…

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A Doll’s House, Part 2 by Arts Review

When Nora makes the shocking decision to leave her husband and children in the final scene of Ibsen’s The Doll’s House, a door slams and the curtain falls. Lucas Hnath’s 2017 play A Do…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

War Horse returns to Australia in 2020 by Arts Review

Based on Michael Morpurgo’s beloved novel, War Horse – the unforgettable theatrical event from the National Theatre of Great Britain will return to Australia in 2020 with seasons at Rege…

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On the Couch with Chelsea McGuffin by Arts Review

Who is Chelsea McGuffin? Co Director and Performer of Wunderage. Director of Brisbane based circus company, Company2. What would you do differently to what you do now? Lots of things and not…

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2019 Glen Eira Storytelling Festival by Arts Review

From the story of four generations of First Nations women to nostalgia of the ’burbs, the challenges of the #MeToo movement, contemporary Indigenous art, cutting-edge digital cultural surv…

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TodayTix and Opera Australia to offer mobile Rush tickets to Madama Butterfly by Arts Review

TodayTix, the digital gateway to arts and cultural experiences that launched in Sydney in March, will offer exclusive $45 ‘mobile Rush’ tickets in partnership with Opera Australia for th…

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Lismore Lantern Parade – celebrating 25 years by Arts Review

Celebrating its 25th year, the Lismore Lantern Parade is an annual community arts festival held on or around the longest night of the year, the Winter Solstice. Attracting in excess of 25,00…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Charlie Bucket has been found and he has a Golden Ticket! by Arts Review

The Producers of the Helpmann Award nominated spectacular, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, have announced the five boys who will play the role of Charlie Bucket in the Melbourne season of…

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On the Couch with Ruthie Henshall by Arts Review

Who is Ruthie Henshall? Whoever you need her to be! What would you do differently to what you do now? If I wasn’t an actress, I’d be a midwife! Who inspires you and why? Julie Walters. H…

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Full cast announced for the award winning musical The Beautiful Game by Arts Review

Manilla Street Productions has announced the complete cast of 24 actors who have been chosen for the Australian premiere production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton’s award winning mu…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

MIFF announces a record slate of Premiere Fund Films for 2019 Festival by Arts Review

The MIFF Premiere Fund delivers seven world and Australian premieres to the 68th Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), including Paul Ireland’s gritty reimagining of Shakespeare…

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Melbourne Modern: European art and design at RMIT since 1945 by Arts Review

On display from 21 June 2019, a new exhibition at the RMIT Gallery traces the lasting impact of European influence on generations of RMIT teachers and students to the present day in Melbourn…

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Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge sweeps across the State by Arts Review

The Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge is sweeping across the state, with more than 250,000 children taking up the challenge to read more books and open their eyes and imaginations to t…

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On the Couch with Bradley McCaw by Arts Review

Who is Bradley McCaw? Bradley McCaw is an award winning Australian who loves writing in the third person. He LOVES musicals so much, he has dedicated a good 10 years to his life to making th…

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Caught Stealing: The Art of Misappropriation by Arts Review

A new exhibition turning the spotlight on a posse of Australian contemporary artists who engage in theft as a creative strategy, the National Art School presents Caught Stealing: The Art of …

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I Hope it’s Not Raining in London by Arts Review

A contemporary, hybrid-experimental theatre piece which sets out to explore our perceived realities and the effects of trauma, Bearfoot Theatre presents I Hope it’s Not Raining in London a…

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Strictly Ballroom by Arts Review

Having been a part of the seventies ballroom dancing world, the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) production of Strictly Ballroom is sheer entertainment delight that had …

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On the Couch with Rhonda Burchmore by Arts Review

Who is Rhonda Burchmore? Rhonda also known affectionately as Ruda is a compassionate, intelligent, gutsy chanteuse who loves people, animals, fishing and things of beauty whether they be lan…

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Travesties by Arts Review

Like Alan Moore’s work, Lost Girls, Tom Stoppard’s Travesties holds at its centre an unlikely confluence of popular figures in one location at the same time. While Moore’s sublime book…

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival: Bobby Fox – The Irish Boy by Arts Review

Joseph Campbell wrote “the privilege of a lifetime is being who you are” and Bobby Fox, we are truly thankful that you shared who you are with us on Saturday night. From the moment he wa…

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Funding announced for regional artists and communities in Victoria by Arts Review

Thirteen projects in Victoria have received $129,285 in funding through the Australian Government’s highly competitive Regional Arts Fund, delivered in Victoria by Regional Arts Victoria. …

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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Arts Review

In this wonderfully chilling production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, we see the titular character arrive in Georgian London, beholden to Anthony Hope, who has rescued h…

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Shrek The Musical is coming to Australia by Arts Review

Australia’s leading theatre producer John Frost has announced that the Broadway smash hit Shrek The Musical is coming to Australia. This lavish and fun multi-million dollar musical will op…

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On the Couch with Emma Dean by Arts Review

Who is Emma Dean? I am an imperfect, romantic, passionate, plant-powered, human-being who loves to write theatrical pop songs about love and the human spirit. When I’m not on stage perform…

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Age of Stephen by Arts Review

In true Farnham fashion, Melbourne cabaret performer Stephen Valeri is at it again, taking his self-proclaimed ‘ultimate John Farnham Celebration’ show Age of Stephen to the stage for a …

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