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How funding woes inspired a new home for live art

Launceston’s Assembly 197 is a new approach to art-making that celebrates the spirit of community and collaboration.


Dance review: Body Body Commodity, Earls Arts Centre, Launceston

The lines between object, body and product blur as five female performers animate and interact with a mass of pastel…


How international festivals enrich their local arts ecologies

Four artists and four festival directors discuss the many ways major festivals support and nurture the national arts ecology.


After 20 years, Lindy Hume has programmed her final festival

Having curated 12 international arts festivals in 20 years, Hume says it’s time for a change of direction.

Performing arts sector day

Connections, projects and updates: Tasmania’s Performing Arts Sector Day

Lesley Graham reports on the discussions and conversations to emerge from the third Performing Arts Sector Day held in Launceston,…


Stay in the Huon Valley and create your own story

A week or two’s retreat at a quiet, historic hotel by the sea can revitalise your writing.


Circus review: Interloper

A big-hearted, sweaty celebration of human connection.


Reconnecting with community through song

A celebration of exquisite voices and the uplifting power of song, Festival of Voices features choirs from across Australia and…


Libraries as hubs for change post pandemic

Embracing new technologies and responding to the needs of their communities, our public libraries have been evolving with the changes…


$5.5M allocated for performing arts touring

$5.5 million for 16 creative projects visiting 151 locations around Australia has been allocated in the latest Playing Australia round.

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