Monday, August 20, 2018

Super 70s: A Fashion Exhibition by Arts Review

To celebrate and rediscover Melbourne’s contribution to fashion in the 1970s, the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) presents an immersive Super 70s exhibition at the historic Rippon L…

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Circus Oz: Model Citizens by Arts Review

Now celebrating its 40th year, Circus Oz is looking slicker and more polished than ever. Its trademark combination of high energy entertainment combined with political commentary remains in…

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Vale Charles Blackman by Arts Review

Known as one of the Australia’s greatest painters, artist, Charles Blackman OBE has passed away. The Charles Blackman Foundation has released the following statement: It is with deep sadne…

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Natalie Weir to leave Expressions Dance Company by Arts Review

Expressions Dance Company’s (EDC) Artistic Director, Natalie Weir, has decided to step down from the role after a successful decade leading the Brisbane-based contemporary dance company. …

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Saturday, August 18, 2018

On the Couch with Catherine Alcorn by Arts Review

Who is Catherine Alcorn? Besotted mum to our one year old, Jackson, a singer, actor and producer. What would you do differently to what you do now? Anything that helps others, really. I’d …

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Calamity Jane by Arts Review

Big, bold, brash and brassy, this exuberant re-imagining of the 1950’s cult film, which starred Doris Day as Calamity Jane, hits the bull’s eye in every department. The deceptively rough…

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Dybbuks by Arts Review

An imagined exorcism interrogating an iconic Yiddish story through a feminist lens, Chamber Made presents the premiere of Dybbuks at Theatre Works for a limited season until 26 August 2018. …

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The House by Arts Review

The extraordinary story of the 20th century’s most recognisable building, with new insights into the people involved and the controversy that surrounded its construction. The best-love…

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Two Zero by Arts Review

Quantum Leap, the performing section of QL2 Dance, celebrated its 20th year, with an impressive program of new and revisited works. Three of the works were remounts from previous programs, …

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Minister’s Creative Council to be established in the ACT by Arts Review

Minister for the Arts and Community Events, Gordon Ramsay MLA has announced the establishment of the Minister’s Creative Council (MCC), an advisory body to inform ACT Government arts polic…

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Opera Australia reveals 2019 Melbourne Season by Arts Review

Opera Australia has announced their 2019 Melbourne program, promising a truly spectacular season with five new productions, including one Australian premiere, and featuring some of the world…

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The Gympie Muster: making music and a difference in regional communities by Arts Review

Run by the community, for the community, The Gympie Music Muster, which kicks off next week, is a not-for-profit charity event which has raised in excess of $15 Million for charities Austral…

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Open House announces a new regional program in Bendigo by Arts Review

Bendigo’s impressive architecture is set to open its doors for public viewing on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th October as Open House Melbourne has partnered with the City of Greater Bendig…

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Australian opera legend Dame Joan Sutherland’s most iconic costumes heading to Melbourne by Arts Review

Opera Australia and Arts Centre Melbourne have announced thirty of Dame Joan Sutherland’s most iconic costumes will be donated to the Australian Performing Arts Collection. Speaking at the…

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Anouk van Dijk to step down from Chunky Move by Arts Review

After seven years at the helm of Chunky Move, Artistic Director Anouk van Dijk has announced her decision to step down. Chunky Move Chair Leigh O’Neill thanked Ms van Dijk and acknowledged…

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On the Couch with Ameera Conrad by Arts Review

Who is Ameera Conrad? A loudmouth Muslim theatre-maker with too much time to tweet, and not enough time to sleep. What would you do differently to what you do now? I always thought I’d mak…

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

On the Couch with Simon Abrahams by Arts Review

Who is Simon Abrahams? I am the Creative Director and CEO at Melbourne Fringe – Melbourne’s festival of independent art. I’m also the an arts advocate, performer and cultural consultan…

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Lighten Up After Dark at the 2018 Glow Winter Arts Festival by Arts Review

The winter night skies will shine with a spectacular world of light and colour in immersive outdoor installations in Malvern East’s beautifully historic Central Park. Returning for a fift…

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Storytellers Festival to showcase new works by Arts Review

Over the next ten days, 30 Australian playwrights will have new work showcased in the brand-new Storytellers Festival, curated by Festival Director and playwright Joanna Erskine, in associat…

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On the Couch with Vaishnavi Suryaprakash by Arts Review

Who is Vaishnavi Suryaprakash? Someone who tries to keep her left brain and right brain engaged. What would you do differently to what you do now? Be more vocal about the things I feel stron…

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2018 Melbourne Art Tram Artists Announced by Arts Review

Seven new artist commissions have been announced for the 2018 iteration of Melbourne Art Trams, which will see eight trams transformed into public artworks as part of the visual arts program…

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The Last Post Ceremony: a ceremony of love, loss and remembrance at the Australian War Memorial by Arts Review

The Last Post: a ceremony of love, loss and remembrance at the Australian War Memorial tells the story of the Last Post Ceremony, a moving daily event dedicated to recounting the life of an…

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Scaramouche Jones by Arts Review

Acclaimed Australian actor Colin Friels will star in British playwright Justin Butcher’s brilliant one-man play Scaramouche Jones in the Fairfax Studio at Arts Centre Melbourne for a limit…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Australian Dance Awards announce Lifetime Achievement Award by Arts Review

Robina Beard OAM, Chair of the Australian Dance Awards (ADA) committee has announced the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Athol Willoughby OAM in recognition of his excep…

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Elegy by Arts Review

Following the critical success of its 2016 Australian premiere at Melbourne’s Midsumma Festival, Lab Kelpie’s urgent and arresting theatre piece Elegy by Douglas Rintoul will be performe…

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On the Couch with Michael Lindner by Arts Review

Who is Michael Lindner? Michael Lindner is a cute pie and a great dancer (according to his partner Greg!). According to me, I’m a very lucky mid 40s guy who gets to spend his working …

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NICA searching for Australia’s future circus stars by Arts Review

Australia’s premier circus arts organisation, the National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA), will undertake a nationwide audition roadshow in search of Australia’s future circus stars thi…

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Melbourne International Arts Festival anounces new Chair by Arts Review

Leading strategist and corporate consultant Tim Orton has been announced as the incoming Chair of the Melbourne International Arts Festival Board. Minister for Creative Industries Martin Fol…

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Archie Moore’s vision arrives at Sydney Airport by Arts Review

Millions of visitors from around the world will be farewelled by a striking work of contemporary art by Kamilaroi artist Archie Moore’s as they depart Australia. Moore’s United Neytion…

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Monday, August 13, 2018

MPavilion extended to 2022 by Arts Review

Australia’s leading annual architecture commission and cultural laboratory, MPavilion, has been extended a further two seasons to 2020/21 and 2021/22. The extension, announced in partnersh…

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From the First Fleet to Changi, Australia’s pianos have a long history by Arts Review

In his recent book, A Coveted Possession: The Rise and Fall of the Piano in Australia, Michael Atherton traces the history of the piano in Australia. The book’s cover seems almost intent o…

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