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Friday, June 22, 2018

On the Couch with Tim Harbour by Arts Review

Who is Tim Harbour? An ex-dancer with a slightly busted body. A dad. A husband. A choreographer and a teacher. All of these roles exist in a little village called Melbourne and I ride my bik…

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Paul Capsis Live at MEMO Music Hall by Arts Review

Fresh from crawling out of the ancient skin of Quentin Crisp, multi-award winning Australian performer Paul Capsis returns to what he loves doing best – singing tunes in an exclusive three…

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Hidden Faces – The 2018 Victorian Salon des Refusés Exhibition by Arts Review

An exhibition of portraits by Victorian artists, originally submitted for a number of national portrait prizes, including the Doug Moran, Portia Geach, Archibald, Sulman, Scratchboard Societ…

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11th Annual Open House Melbourne Weekend Program Launched by Arts Review

The 11th annual Open House Melbourne Weekend 2018 Program has been launched at Melbourne’s major new art museum – and Open House Weekend participant – Buxton Contemporary. The program …

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Melbourne Cabaret Festival: We’ve Only Just Begun – The Music of The Carpenters by Arts Review

It’s 1970 and Angela (Giuseppina Lumicisi) is 16, the youngest daughter of a very traditional Italian family living in East Brunswick, Melbourne. At school, hearing The Carpenters – …

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Stephen Hough to take centre stage in Melbourne this Sunday by Arts Review

World renowned pianist Stephen Hough is coming to Melbourne for a spectacular one-night-only concert taking place at Monash University’s Alexander Theatre this Sunday 24 June 2018. Present…

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Melbourne Cabaret Festival: Shaken – A James Bond Cabaret by Arts Review

After 50 years of James Bond films, the arguments about who was the best 007 have gone on long enough. Using “science and grade 6 maths”, Shaken – A James Bond Cabaret is going …

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Assassins by Arts Review

It seems every major theatre company in Australia is performing Sondheim’s Assassins as part of their 2018 season.  Maybe it’s a reflection of the world’s current view on US politics …

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

On the Couch with Irina Kolesnikova by Arts Review

Who is Irina Kolesnikova? Dancer, mother, wife, emotional, satisfied, focused. What would you do differently to what you do now?    When I was a child, I wanted to be an ice skater, then a…

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RACV to launch Tiny Home at Open House Melbourne by Arts Review

RACV has partnered with award-winning Australian architect, and Open House Melbourne ambassador, Peter Maddison to design a Tiny Home that hopes to enable Australians to better understand th…

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2019 Adelaide Fringe Artist Fund opens new-look grants program by Arts Review

Australia’s largest arts festival is shaking up the way it provides grants to independent performers as part of the 2019 Adelaide Fringe Artist Fund, for which applications are now open. T…

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The Australian Ballet: Verve by Arts Review

Celebrating outstanding Australian choreographic talent bursting from within the ranks of The Australian Ballet, Verve brings together three high-octane ballets created by past and present c…

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Charlemagne Palestine by Arts Review

New York underground’s notorious piano-destroying, soft-toy loving, composer, musician, shaman and artist, Charlemagne Palestine will deliver a powerful performance for organ and voice at …

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Melbourne Cabaret Festival – Opening Gala by Arts Review

You know that criticism made of Hollywood that most new films are sequels, reboots, or other variations on the familiar, like “superhero” films? Following its opening night gala, Melbour…

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

On the Couch with Dylan Singh by Arts Review

Who is Dylan Singh? Dylan is a young indigenous artist hoping to become an ambassador for the arts and all things black to help not only indigenous issues but issues for his community and al…

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Handel’s Athalia to be performed for the first time in Australia by Arts Review

Australia’s only Baroque opera company, the acclaimed Pinchgut Opera, presents a striking new production of Handel’s Athalia for four performances ony from 21 June at City Recital Hall …

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Hans and Lucky Seven’s Loveboat! by Arts Review

Hans always knows how to make a grand entrance and nothing can be grander when you’re carried out to the stage on the shoulders of a handsome young man with the theme song of Hawaii Five-…

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Chronic by Arts Review

After a sold out season at La Mama’s Explorations 2017, Chronic returns for a full season in 2018. In the aftermath of a fire that gutted the Melbourne theatrical icon on Faraday Street, d…

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Brook Andrew named Artistic Director of 22nd Biennale of Sydney by Arts Review

The Biennale of Sydney has announced Brook Andrew as the Artistic Director of the 22nd Biennale of Sydney (2020). “The artist is at the centre of our work at the Biennale of Sydney. We are…

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The Worst Little Warehouse In London by Arts Review

When 12 people live under the same roof in a converted warehouse in North London, what could possibly go wrong? Joe C Brown in association with The MC Showroom presents the Melbourne premie…

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The Hypochondriac by Arts Review

An irreverent and delicious farce where the old world meets the new, Darlinghurst Theatre Company presents The Hypochondriac, Hilary Bell’s adaptation of Molière’s classic satire f…

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On the Couch with Drew Downing by Arts Review

Who is Drew Downing? An eager music maker and music enthusiast who loves to share his passion for the arts. What would you do differently to what you do now? I wish I would have stopped bein…

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Open House Melbourne delves into the Australian Ugliness this July by Arts Review

Open House Melbourne will present it’s biggest July program ever, including major new exhibition The Australian Ugliness – a three-channel video installation by Australian artist Eug…

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival: Rock Venus – The Songs of Linda Ronstadt  by Arts Review

When it comes to tributes to such iconic singers, I’m always sceptical but willing to be open minded. Aussie singer Jane Clifton’s tribute to the ultimate Rock Venus – Linda Ronstadt s…

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Monday, June 18, 2018

18th Annual Helpmann Awards Nominations announced by Arts Review

The countdown to the 18th Annual Helpmann Awards is on following last night’s announcement of the Nominees in the 42 categories of the Helpmann Awards at simultaneous events in Adelaide, …

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What’s HOT at the 2018 Melbourne Cabaret Festival by Arts Review

The ninth annual Melbourne Cabaret Festival bursts onto the stage with some of the most fabulous and seductive cabaret from across Australia at Chapel Off Chapel from Tuesday 19 June 2018. …

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2018 Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist unveiled by Arts Review

This year’s announcement of the shortlist for the prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award includes two former winners, Kim Scott and Michelle de Kretser, and four other authors, all …

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival: Carla Lippis – Cast a Dark Shadow by Arts Review

Sultry, sexy and haunting casting that dark shadow my first thought on seeing Carla Lippis is Rock n Raunch. This was my first experience into the Carla Lippis world, and from the moment she…

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Mao’s Last Dancer the Exhibition: A Portrait of Li Cunxin by Arts Review

Exploring the incredible life of the internationally renowned ballet icon, Li Cunxin, Melbourne’s Immigration Museum presents Mao’s Last Dancer the Exhibition: A Portrait of Li …

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Carousel by Arts Review

This 2018 group of Musical Theatre students from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts present a heartfelt production that at some point in the production will speak and touch ev…

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Nominations Now Open for Melbourne Art Foundation Visual Arts Awards by Arts Review

Melbourne Art Foundation has announced a call for nominations for the refreshed 2018 Visual Arts Awards to be held on 4 August at Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA). An anchor eve…

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