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A female dancer in white and grey costume stands in front of a colourful stringy sculpture against a black background.

Dance Review: Wayfinder, Perth Festival

A dance work where colour and sound collide to spark both contemplative and euphoric energies.

Upcoming speakers at Melbourne Writers Festival. L to R: Paul Murray, Leslie Jamison, Michael Cunningham. Photo: Supplied. On the left is a Caucasian man with greying brown hair and a beard, wearing a checkered shirt and looking slightly stern at the camera. In the middle is a Caucasian woman with brown hair hanging in front of her shoulders, head slightly tiled and wearing a vibrant patterned top. On the right is a Caucasian man with black frame glasses, short grey hair and a small smile, wearing a blue shirt.

First look at 2024 Melbourne Writers Festival

Three international speakers have been revealed for the 2024 Melbourne Writers Festival with more to come.

‘Forever & Ever’ is a part of the triple bill ‘Ascent’ being toured by Sydney Dance Company this year. Photo: Supplied. An ensemble of 13 dancers on stage wearing black and yellow crop tops and shorts with black socks. The are in a walking stance with arms outstretched but slightly bent, looking powerful.

Sydney Dance Company announces 2024 international tour

Sydney Dance Company’s 2024 international tour includes debuts at Royal Opera House, London and the Kennedy Centre, Washington DC.

SSO, season opening gala, image shows an orchestra and focuses on a row of French horn players.

Concert review: 2024 SSO Season Opening Gala, Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House

Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s Opening Gala offered a marvellous program with exceptional high-quality playing.

Two panels. Left: black and white photo of blonde woman in a cap, author Donna Cameron. Right. Image of her book, 'The Rewilding'

Book review: The Rewilding, Donna M Cameron

A climate change novel that explores ecological possibilities.


Exhibition review: Adelaide Biennial: Inner Sanctum, AGSA

Forcing a rethink of how we view exhibitions, José Da Silva's Adelaide Biennial plays off our 'Inner Sanctum'.

Three characters in exaggerated Georgian dress pose in a doorway for comic effect.

Streaming guide March 2024: new shows to stream on Netflix, ABC, SBS, Stan, BritBox and more…

Your guide to the best new shows and films to watch in Australia on all major streaming platforms this month.


Cultural tourism: international exhibitions and art fairs in 2024

Need an excuse to travel? Why not plan a trip around a major exhibition, art fair or biennale this year?

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This week's arts news and trending topics

We break it – you read it. This week's top arts news stories.

Brooklyn Rider. A Black and white image of four men clowning. One has his arms out and one leg in the air, the other three sit around him, one gesticulating with his viola, one with his hands on his head and the third siting quite demurely with his hands holding an iPhone.

Music review: Brooklyn Rider – The Four Elements, Melbourne Recital Centre

A program that grappled with climate change was performed with aplomb by the New York string quartet.

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