City arts don’t have a monopoly on excellence Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Making classical music accessible without dumbing it down Instead of playing film scores, should the classical music sector focus on more experiential and experimental works in order to reach new audiences? Regional Arts Fund get $1.17M boost Themes around mental health, youth access, and mentorships and partnerships were rewarded with Regional Arts Funding. What next for Australia’s creative sector? (Premium locked content) REMIX asked a panel of experts to explore what has become of our creative nation, and to posit the steps required to get impending changes right. Five rules for theatres engaging with refugees, immigrants and marginalised groups When it comes to working with marginalised communities, good intentions mean little without sound ethics. (Premium content) Premium content Lindy Hume Monday 27 October, 2014 When a Townsville-born show is up for an award against metropolitan arts giants, it’s time to stop talking down to regional arts. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the Arts industry ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Lindy Hume is Artistic Director of Opera Queensland.