Unlock exclusive industry-focused arts hubs
Information and Cultural Exchange
In the know? Seen a great show? Think you have a better idea?
Hit the contribute button now to share your story
Become a Student member
Become an ArtsHub member
Do you want to drive awareness of your event to an engaged audience?
Showing all Festivals news
Leading and emerging playwrights, actors and directors from across the country are set to converge on Tasmania next month for the National Play Festival, a major two week celebration of new Australian writing for the stage.
Film after film in the 59th Berlinale, which began on Feb. 5 and concludes on Sunday, has sounded some version of an internationalist message — the world is shrinking, the world is flat, we are the world — as if filmmakers were measuring the worth and seriousness of their work in terms of geographic scope.
Bringing classic and revered writers like Samuel Beckett into being is a treat for the seasoned and new theatergoer as he speaks of an “uncompromising celebration of one who looks truth in the face, unknown, terrible, amazing….”
The first feature film of Iranian filmmaker Hana Makhmalbaf, Buddha Collapsed out of Shame, is set in the Afghan town of Bamian. This is the place where the giant statues of Buddha that had been carved into the rock face centuries earlier were blown up by the Taliban in 2001. The rubble left by their destruction is the stark setting for the film.
The Black Swan State Theatre’s production for the Perth International Arts Festival 2009 is Joan Didion’s memoir The year of Magical Thinking. This one woman play, rich with pathos, exposes the beauty and terror that we all find in the transience of life, and celebrates the power of the imagination to help us survive.
An award-winning audio-visual journey through the folk communities of six countries affected by the 2004 tsunami, mastered and enhanced at the EarthSync studio, India.
Sydney Festival announced that the 2009 event was one of the largest and most far-reaching to date with increased numbers bolstered by large, and in some instances record, attendances to free events.
Edinburgh Festival Theatre’s £2 million extension scheme has been given the green light by the local authority.
Box-office chaos at last year's arts festival caused by inadequate project control and insufficient resources, claims independent investigation.
The Festival will feature a varied programme of ballet, opera, classical and Arabic music, a visual arts component and a strong educational programme which forms the festival’s backbone.
Angry ticketholders have hit out at organisers of yesterday's St Jerome's Laneway Festival in Melbourne's CBD, saying poor organisation and overcrowding left hundreds of frustrated fans locked out of the venue, unable to watch the bands they had paid for.
The Perth Cultural Centre would be abuzz with a vast array of musical talent on Friday when the boutique music event St Jerome’s Laneway Festival comes to Western Australia for the first time.
Sandra Yates AO, Chair of Sydney Writers’ Festival’s Board of Directors, has announced that Chip Rolley has been appointed to the position of Artistic Director for the 2010 Sydney Writers' Festival, when current SWF Director Wendy Were takes maternity leave. Dr Were is expected to return to the post of SWF Director for the 2011 Festival.
There’s only 11 months to wait til curtains up on new Artistic Director Lindy Hume’s 2010 Sydney Festival. The final Eat, Drink, Art, Talk event for this year's festival was a Q&A between Lindy Hume and Melbourne International Arts Festival Artistic Director, Brett Sheehy. Arts Hub went along to find out more...
Gail Zappa has failed in her bid to stop Zappanale, a festival celebrating her late husband's work, from using his image and trademark.
A line-up of leading international designers and thinkers is assembling for Australia’s foremost architecture conference in April.
Tashmadada and fortyfivedownstairs announce the program for the inaugural Searchlight Festival
4 – 7 February 2009.
Sydney Festival, Gate Theatre and Sydney Theatre Company have announced a special afternoon of readings paying tribute to the great playwright, essayist and poet Harold Pinter, who passed away on Christmas Eve 2008.
Adelaide Festival Centre's CEO and Artistic Director, Douglas Gautier has announced FOXTEL would be the principal partner for the Adelaide Cabaret Festival in 2009.
Listening to these two, one a jazz pianist and composer, the other a classical pianist, is like listening in to an immensely enjoyable conversation.
Advertise your event to a captive audience
Maximise the visibility and reach of your brand and events by advertising with ArtsHub. Spread the word to an engaged audience.
Become an Australian arts industry insider by joining ArtsHub - the one-stop-shop for the latest industry news, jobs, what’s on and much more.
Become a member this month and save 20% off your Annual ArtsHub Membership.
For less than $2.30 per week now is the best time to join Australia’s largest arts network.