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CABARET: The Adelaide Cabaret Festival continues to expand and redefine the art of cabaret, and David Campbell has been the man at the helm of it for the past three years.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: Bold and controversial projects are coming from Australian filmmakers this year, says Sydney Film Festival Director Clare Stewart.
SYDNEY WRITERS’ FESTIVAL: Once again, the Sydney Writers Festival is offering a stunning line up of some of the biggest names and brightest minds in the worlds of literature, politics, science, economics, current affairs and journalism and it all kicks off on Monday 16 May.
ANYWHERE THEATRE FESTIVAL: Brisbanites get excited, the first Anywhere Theatre Festival is about to start. Running for 10 days from May 5 to 14, it’s a brand spanking new festival for theatre that’s anywhere but in traditional theatre venues.
BAYSIDE LITERARY FESTIVAL: The fourth Bayside Literary Festival draws some big lit names and some heavy hitting local talent around Melbourne bayside suburbs, running from Friday May 20 then runs until Friday May 27.
Basque actor Unax Ugalde is in Australia to introduce his Spanish box-office hits Lovestorming and Bon Appétit to Aussie audiences
attending La Mirada Film Festival.
BRUNSWICK MUSIC FESTIVAL: The Brunswick Music Festival kicks off this week and ArtsHub chats to Festival Director, John McAuslan.
L'OREAL MELBOURNE FASHION FESTIVAL (10-17 MARCH 2011): There will be two great occasions at this year’s L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival (LMFF) to see the best.
PERTH INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL: The Perth International Arts Festival kicks off this Friday for 24 days of playfulness around the city.
ST KILDA FESTIVAL: Get out and support Melbourne's great live music scene as the St Kilda Festival brings some of the best venues, most inspiring new bands and great entertainment together in a showcase of of our great local arts culture.
SYDNEY SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL: We want to draw out the timelessness of Shakespeare’s plays and the beautiful writing. We want people who thought Shakespeare wasn’t for them to have an absolute revelation when they come and see it, Baz says. ‘That, oh my god, I don’t know why I didn’t like it at school. It’s wonderful and it’s really good to watch.’
ADELAIDE FESTIVAL CENTRE: The low key silver domed rooves and open plaza of the Adelaide Festival Centre disguise just how much goes on within. Since it first began in the early 70s the Festival Centre has been a hub for the arts in the city. For CEO and Artistic Director Douglas Gautier, running the centre is a labour of love.
The Thredbo Blues Festival, this year featuring Geoff Achison’s Classically Blue, Blue Heat, Jeff Lang, Christina Crofts, Gail Page and Abbie Cardwell amongst the 21 bands performing takes place this weekend. Around 3,000-5,000 people are expected to this boutique music festival with options for day, evening or weekend ticket passes.
SYDNEY FESTIVAL: The importance of neighbours and the significance of home are explored in this work of collaborative storytelling.
SYDNEY FESTIVAL: The Australian Chamber Orchestra and Sydney Dance Company perform in the latest addition to the festival’s outdoor program.
MIDSUMMA: Melbourne’s annual gay and lesbian cultural festival is spreading its influence far beyond the confines of the inner city.
SYDNEY FESTIVAL: Vampires, ghosts and Chinese history will feature in the upcoming performances by world-renowned ensemble Kronos Quartet.
QUEENSCLIFF MUSIC FESTIVAL: There’ll be barbeques going backstage, international and local bands playing at 13 different venues including on a steam train, circus workshops for the kids, markets and a lot of people staying in tents as the 14th Queenscliff Music Festival takes over the town at the end of the month.
ADELAIDE INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FESTIVAL: Guitar virtuoso Slava Grigoryan is overseeing a more intimate festival in his first year as Artistic Director.
SYDNEY FESTIVAL: John Malkovich, Paul Kelly, Philip Glass, and Emmylou Harris are among the hundreds of artists performing in Sydney this January.
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