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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

On the Couch with Janine Watson by Arts Review

Who is Janine Watson? Exactly! What would you do differently to what you do now? My suspicion is that I would be a more highly functioning human if I committed to a daily meditation practice…

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Patrick Pound: The Great Exhibition by Arts Review

Photographs, objects and curios sourced from the internet and op shops will be organised alongside artworks from the NGV Collection in a wondrous series of encyclopedic displays for Patrick…

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Fallen by Arts Review

Inspired by the history of Urania Cottage, a home for ‘fallen’ women founded by Charles Dickens, Sport For Jove and She Said Theatre present the Sydney premiere season of Seanna…

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Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour – Carmen by Arts Review

Despite some unfortunate publicity at the beginning of the week which questioned the integrity of this revival, and unco-operative weather which resulted in this open-air production receivin…

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Trainspotting Live by Arts Review

A few years back, a friend asked me for advice on adapting one of his stories for performance. Originally a short story, then a short film, he now wanted to get it on stage. I suggested it c…

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34th Green Room Awards announced in Melbourne by Arts Review

In its 34th year of acknowledging excellence in the performing arts on the Melbourne stage during 2016, the Green Room Awards Association have announced the recipients of more than 60 awards…

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Summerfolk by Arts Review

Despite being written less than 10 years after The Seagull, Summerfolk by Maxim Gorky, feels like a long-distance love letter to Chekhov. The premise is clear enough: A loose group of newly…

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Yhonnie Scarce wins Guirguis New Art Prize by Arts Review

The Guirguis New Art Prize (GNAP) has announced Melbourne-based artist Yhonnie Scarce and her work, The More Bones the Better as the winner of the $20,000  prestigious art prize. Named af…

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On the Couch with Penny Harpham by Arts Review

Who is Penny Harpham? I’m a theatre maker based in Melbourne working across projects and companies, and the co-founder and co-Artistic Director of indie theatre ensemble, She Said Theatre.…

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Squeaky Clean Comedy by Arts Review

Nine comedians, two hours, three nights only. Now in its fifth year, Squeaky Clean Comedy, Australia’s premier clean comedy gala returns for three shows only at this year’s Melbo…

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After the Catalyst arts funding mess, many questions remain by Arts Review

The federal government quietly announced last week that it would effectively axe the Catalyst fund set up by former arts minister, George Brandis, with money drawn from the Australia Council…

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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Lord of the Flies by Arts Review

In what promises to be one of the theatrical events of this year, Arts Centre Melbourne presents Matthew Bourne’s production of Lord of the Flies on the State Theatre stage from 5 ̵…

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Hysteria by Arts Review

Two of the world’s greatest and most eccentric minds collide when Sigmund Freud and Salvador Dalí meet as Darlinghurst Theatre Company presents the Sydney premiere season of Terry Jo…

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The Dark Matters by Arts Review

In a new exhibition at Sydney’s White Rabbit gallery, artists plunge into the darkness and emerge with brilliant new takes on tradition and modernity in The Dark Matters on show until …

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ABC Radio Melbourne to put a smile on your dial this Comedy Festival by Arts Review

Melbourne International Comedy Festival and ABC Radio Melbourne will co-present a series of special events as part of the Festival’s 2017 program, providing listeners and audiences with mu…

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Friday, March 24, 2017

On the Couch with Tegan Higginbotham by Arts Review

Who is Tegan Higginbotham? Tegan Higginbotham is an actress, comedian, sports lover who also – for some unknown reason – has memorized all the words from the Australian Cast Recording of…

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ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 by Arts Review

Providing a platform for the discussion of the challenges, opportunities, impacts, and solutions associated with climate change, CLIMARTE’s highly anticipated festival, ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE…

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In a miserable year, the Adelaide Festival brought us joy by Arts Review

This March, the Adelaide Festival has been both signal and signally needed. 2016 was an awful year, and 2017 isn’t looking much better. Man’s inhumanity to man proceeds apace, truth is u…

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On the Couch with Jane Patterson by Arts Review

Who is Jane Patterson? Musician, songwriter, one quarter of cabaret girl group Ginger and Tonic, foodie, living in Melbourne’s inner north bubble. Dreams of becoming a minimalist. What wou…

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All The Songs I Can’t Sing by Arts Review

A celebration of one man’s limitations and his yearning to take to the stage and share with an audience all the songs that have touched his soul (and other places), the critically acclai…

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SBS announces new Eurovision Hosts by Arts Review

Radio host, presenter and music buff Myf Warhurst, together with comedian and… sequin buff Joel Creasey are the new duo who will host SBS’s broadcast, and provide commentary of the Semi …

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SOAP by Arts Review

Following sell-out seasons in Edinburgh, London, Berlin, the Sydney Opera House and the Brisbane Festival, the undisputed hit of the Adelaide Fringe, SOAP is set to make a splash in its …

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Orange: Sannyas in Fremantle by Arts Review

Step inside one of the most controversial and outwardly hedonistic religious movements to arrive in Australia in Fremantle Arts Centre’s (FAC) provocative new exhibition, Orange: Sannyas …

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Twenty years showcasing world class jazz in Melbourne by Arts Review

Australia’s pre-eminent jazz festival recognised internationally for the creativity and depth of its programming, this year the Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF) will celebrate …

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A London Coronation by Arts Review

Celebrating the 65th anniversary of HM Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne with the magnificent music that helped make her coronation remarkable, the Australian Chamber Choir pre…

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On the Couch with Adam Spreadbury-Maher by Arts Review

Who is Adam Spreadbury-Maher? Who me? I’m a London-based (but Australian-born) theatre and opera director. Since 2010, I’ve been the second Artistic Director of the King’s Head Theatre…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Trainspotting by Arts Review

Following sold out and extended seasons in the United Kingdom, Andrew Kay and Associates present the King’s Head Theatre and an In Your Face production of Irvine Welsh’s drug fuelled mod…

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On the Couch with Olivia Cranwell by Arts Review

Who is Olivia Cranwell? Outside the theatre I’m a daughter, sister, Brisbane Lions supporter, avid backyard gardener and wannabe master chef. In the theatre most recently I’ve been a Cou…

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Kate Miller-Heidke by Arts Review

Award winning singer/songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke will present audiences with an orchestral re-imagining of her celebrated catalogue, featuring favourites from her album O Vertigo!, new m…

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Bruce Beresford to direct Ladies in Black by Arts Review

Academy Award nominated director Bruce Beresford (Breaker Morant, Puberty Blues, Tender Mercies, Driving Miss Daisy) will bring to life Madeleine St John’s 1993 best-selling Australian nov…

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Queensland Cabaret Festival returns for 2017 by Arts Review

After three successful years, the Queensland Cabaret Festival is returning in 2017. This year boasts an impressive selection of international and Australian performers ready to set stages al…

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