Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Melbourne Fringe announces new dates and extra support for artists in 2020 by Arts Review

Australia’s largest independent arts festival, Melbourne Fringe, is moving its 2020 festival dates and offering support to artists who are facing challenges due to the COVID-19 crisis. Now…

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Annabelle Collett: Creator and Catalyst by Arts Review

Annabelle Collett (1955-2019) was a South Australian designer and artist whose work embraced art, design and craft. Her fashion designs and particularly her dramatic knitwear produced under …

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Biennale of Sydney announces first online programming by Arts Review

The Biennale of Sydney has announced initial details of how it is taking the 22nd edition online through a series of activations and experiences. From Monday 6 April 2020, online programming…

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2020 Helpmann Awards Cancelled by Arts Review

Live Performance Australia (LPA) has announced the annual Helpmann Awards will not be presented in 2020. The decision to cancel this year’s presentation is in response to the COVID-19 publ…

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NETS Victoria announces new leadership structure and new online program by Arts Review

A new leadership structure has been adopted by NETS Victoria with two new advisory committees being appointed with a focus on the Artistic Program and Fundraising. Penny Teale has been elect…

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Adelaide Festival 60 Years: 1960 – 2020 by Arts Review

The Adelaide Festival is as much shaped by people and place as it in turn shapes people and place; its identity is a weird and wild shifting thing. It is not owned by one individual, but bel…

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Artists phone in for What A Wonderful World by Arts Review

As a response to the devastation that COVID-19 is having on the arts and entertainment industry, John Foreman’s Aussie Pops Orchestra and friends have “phoned in” an isolation orchestr…

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On the Couch with Mia Heathcote by Arts Review

Who is Mia Heathcote? Mia is a passionate dancer, a creative person and a loving family member and friend. What would you do differently from what you do now? I would try and let go of contr…

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

From Mahler to Madonna, Bach to Buckley – the QSO-solation playlist is here! by Arts Review

From the people who really know and love their music, comes the ultimate playlist for the next few months – from Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s musicians comes the QSO-solation Playlist…

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As we turn to creativity in isolation, the coronavirus is a calamity on top of an arts crisis by Arts Review

Some years ago, I travelled to Israel for a conference on dramaturgy. Losing my way at the train station, I was rescued by a soldier who chatted with me all the way to Tel Aviv. I dreaded wh…

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37th Annual Green Room Awards Online Awards Presentation by Arts Review

With the onslaught of COVID-19 and the mass shutdown of public events across Victoria and the country, including the planned Green Room Awards Ceremony which was to take place tonight (Monda…

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Friday, March 27, 2020

MQFF announces 2020 Award Winners by Arts Review

Despite the 2020 Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) being suspended due to COVID-19, MQFF has celebrated the brightest queer voices and filmmaking talent in Australia by announcing their J…

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Twenty Australian Musicals to celebrate World Theatre Day by Arts Review

In celebration of World Theatre Day – Australian Arts Review takes a look at twenty musicals developed in Australia. The Adventures of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie and Little Ragged Blossom:…

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

The power of proximity and the theatre of touch: what losing live audiences may mean for theatre by Arts Review

Being close to others is intrinsically associated with theatre. In Shakespeare’s London, theatre gatherings were condemned by the Puritans as evil. They thought the plague spread by theatr…

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Australia Council announces COVID-19 Response Package by Arts Review

The Australia Council has announced its first Response Package to support artists, arts practitioners, arts groups and arts organisations coping with the impact of COVID-19. In the last week…

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2020 Indie Book Awards Winners Announced by Arts Review

Australian independent booksellers, members of Leading Edge Books, have announced There Was Still Love by Favel Parrett (Hachette Australia) as their favourite book from last year, and the w…

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

A Season Update from Queensland Ballet by Arts Review

Queensland Ballet has announced a raft of changes to its 2020 season in light of the unfolding COVID-19 situation. Artistic Director Li Cunxin AO said the decisions have been made following …

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Love and a happy ending: romance fiction to help you through a coronavirus lockdown by Arts Review

Romance fiction has two defining features. First, it centres on a love story. Secondly, it always ends well. Our protagonists end up together (if not forever, then at least for the foreseeab…

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Casula Powerhouse extends deadline for 66th Blake Prize Entries by Arts Review

In the difficult times of COVID-19, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre (CPAC) has extended the submission deadline for both the 66th Blake Art and the Blake Poetry Prizes to 31 May 2020. With ove…

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra presents Thursday Night (in) with the Symphony by Arts Review

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra invites music lovers to keep the music going with a special online premiere concert series every Thursday evening at 7.30pm. This new series of pre-recorded …

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Opera Australia announces employee support package to limit coronavirus impact by Arts Review

Opera Australia (OA) has announced details of an employee support package designed to retain their workforce in the face of widespread layoffs across the arts and entertainment sectors follo…

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Singing away the coronavirus blues: making music in a time of crisis reminds us we belong by Arts Review

With constraints on our movements and general way of life becoming more and more restricted, we are feeling a loss of control not experienced since the second world war. In being confined to…

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Castlemaine State Festival Annual Art Auction Fundraiser Goes Online by Arts Review

Castlemaine State Festival will be taking their biennial fundraising program online for the first time in the history of the event. The ten-day Castlemaine State Festival Art Auction will be…

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Melbourne Theatre Company cancels next six productions by Arts Review

Melbourne Theatre Company has announced the cancellation of its next six productions in a bid to ensure business continuity during this global health crisis. Berlin, Sexual Misconduct of t…

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37th Annual Green Room Awards Ceremony Goes Online by Arts Review

In light of efforts to slow the COVID-19 virus and the recent ban on non-essential gatherings of over 500 people, the Green Room Awards ceremony scheduled to take place at Melbourne’s Come…

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

New Melbourne Festival postponed to 2021 by Arts Review

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the executive team and board of the new Melbourne Festival have made the decision to postpone the inaugural festival until 2021. In a stat…

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Explore new worlds online with State Library Victoria by Arts Review

Despite its closure to the public last week in response to the evolving COVID-19 situation, Australia’s oldest and busiest public library will remain an emporium of knowledge for the Victo…

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Award-winning short film Rebooted debuts online by Arts Review

Having already been featured at Austin Film Festival, Flickerfest (Best Australian Animated Short Film) and nominated for a Best Short Film AACTA Award 2019, the award-winning short film, R…

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How to write a masterpiece in social isolation by Arts Review

If you find yourself in isolation because of COVID-19, it could be the ideal time to write the novel you’ve always dreamed of creating – according to New York Times best-selling science …

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Monday, March 23, 2020

2020 Sydney Fringe Festival to forge ahead as a platform for recovery for the arts by Arts Review

Sydney Fringe Festival, New South Wales’ largest independent arts festival, has announced that the 2020 Festival will go ahead, playing a crucial role in creating income-generating opportu…

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2020 Adelaide Cabaret Festival Cancelled by Arts Review

Following the South Australian Government’s declaration of a public health emergency, and ban on non-essential gatherings of 100 people or more at indoor premises including Adelaide Festiv…

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