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Three generous bequests amounting to half a million dollars over the next decade will build on the legacy of the late Frank Ford AM.
Adelaide’s arts community is mourning the passing of Frank Ford, founder of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival and Adelaide Fringe’s first Chair.
South Australia’s festival for the visual arts has grown exponentially through its democratic model of inclusion and celebration of living practitioners.
The Tasmanian government has committed $1.75 million to the relocation of Mona Foma (MoFo) to Launceston for each of next three years.
'The Woolworths Group has always been supportive of the Arts Festival. This is not a decision based on the artist in question, but as further support to the community in which we operate.'
The current Artistic Director of Melbourne Festival, Jonathan Holloway, will step down from the role after completing his fourth festival in 2019.
With artists owed $200,000 following the collapse of independent event management company, JumpClimb, Fringe World is taking action to assist.
A new initiative from Australian Dance Theatre, the inaugural Adelaide Dance Festival will be held from 8-21 July 2018.
36 new projects by regional artists and groups have shared in $500,000 funding as part of the inaugural Regional Centre for Culture in 2018.
Many Queensland artists will work on the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2018 Games, which will be viewed by a global audience of more than a billion.
Adelaide Festival extends Artistic Directors' contracts, Chair of Circus Oz departs, and ABR appoints new Poetry Editor.
International and local poets meet in NSW to celebrate the spoken word, reminding us the power of human communication and connection.
Fifteen artists and ensembles have received funding compared to nine the previous year.
ArtsHub speaks with small galleries making a big impact at Sydney Contemporary and Spring 1883 art fairs.
The discovery of gravitational waves gives us new ways to explore the cosmos, with poets and sound artists as our guides.
Why do some events resonate so strongly with audiences that they become instant favourites, whereas other programming decisions quickly fall by the wayside?
Converting the general public into arts lovers is everyone’s responsibility, and it’s an area in which festivals, with their range of free public events, can play a key role.
With dozens, sometimes hundreds of choices, navigating an arts festival program can be overwhelming. Arts industry figures offer their tips for making the most of the smorgasbord without getting indigestion.
Touring a show from Perth to Sydney is hard yakka – especially when your artistic ambition is constrained by the size of your suitcase.
How does the lack of a Fringe Festival impact on a city’s cultural ecology: is its absence actually a positive for independent artists?
Recent events may have left some artists questioning the validity of the Fringe model. Simon Abrahams, Creative Director/CEO of Melbourne Fringe, explains why Fringe Festivals are still an important catalyst for creativity and cultural democracy.
We explore the challenges facing Tasmania’s creative industries in the lead-up to the state election on Saturday 3 March.
A recent ArtsHub feature called Fringe Festivals 'the arts world's version of a pyramid marketing scheme'. Here, a Fringe Festival Director responds to that criticism.
Festival audiences become part of a collective experience giving individuals a sense of community all humans need.
Australia has public holidays for agricultural shows, football finals and a horse race. Why don't the arts have a public day of celebration?
As "festivalisation" takes over our cities, one thing is increasingly left off the programing list – and that is the visual arts.
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Snapshot reviews of this year’s Melbourne International Arts Festival.
A joyous celebration of community; a warmhearted and generous theatrical production; a clarion call about the necessity of maintaining culture.
Impressions of three very different events at this year’s Brisbane Festival, ranging from a homage to horror and a retelling of First Peoples’ legends, to a new variety show.
Hobart’s renowned winter festival encourages punters to take risks, and rewards visitors with fascinating arts experiences.
Diverse, fresh, and vivid voices animate this extraordinary writers’ festival.
ArtsHub’s Performing Arts Editor Richard Watts dives into the opening weekend of Australia's largest arts festival, Adelaide Fringe.
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