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Performance review: Gatsby at the Green Light, The Studio, Sydney Opera House

Craig Ilott and Stuart Couzens have adapted 'The Great Gatsby' into an exhilarating performance set in a 1920s bar.  

Phoenix. Image is a keyboard player, a drummer and a guitarist playing on a dark stage with two strong lights at the back.
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An unfunded discovery platform: inside Phoenix Central Park

Phoenix’s financial freedom allows the team to focus on curating a mindful audience experience. Patrons are invited in for one…

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Performance review: TRIPTICO, ARA Darling Quarter Theatre, NSW 

A dance theatre celebration of the life and works of Australian artists Elena Kats Chernin and Wendy Sharpe.

Families. Korean-Japanese ‘family’ band, Tennger. Photo: Supplied. Three figures stand in a triangle arrangement looking at the viewer with their hands in prayer. They are all wearing white flowing garments in a natural setting with a brown, rocky background.
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Creativity begins at home? Families in support of artistic growth

How does the influence of creative parents affect a child as they grow? We take a look at three distinct…

Upcoming free programming. Xenos, Mofo Sessions at Royal Park, Mona Foma 2021. Photo: Mona/Jesse Hunniford. Image: Courtesy of the artist and Mona. Two musicians backlit on the stage, the one on the left is playing a sousaphone and the one on the right a saxophone.
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Free music programming all summer long

A snapshot of upcoming free music and arts events, including symphonies under the stars and bold local acts.

Jen Valender, still from ‘Artist as Animal’. Image: Supplied. The top half of a harp stands out among a field of golden flowers with a tree into the distance. She is seen holding the harp.
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From the bottom of her harp: contemporary women artists finding their song 

Three artists share their insights on working with a traditional instrument to forge new collaborations and audiences.

Mary Lattimore. A figure with dark, shoulder length blond hair looks to the left side. She is wearing red lipstick and a blue neck scarf. She is standing in a natural environment with ferns in the background.
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Performance review: Mary Lattimore + Eric Avery + Benjamin Skepper, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall

Three musicians whose performances invited an extended moment of peace and transcendent reflection.

‘BLAKTIVISM 2023’ performance at Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne. Photo: Pics That Pop. First Nations performers on stage wearing brightly coloured clothes against a projected background of a raised fist. In the foreground audiences are giving the performs a standing ovation.
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Performance review: BLAKTIVISM, Hamer Hall

A potent First Nations performance with stirring vocals, storytelling and words of protest.

Maria Callas. The image is a holograph of a woman in a floating white dress with dark piled up hair, hugging herself and singing.
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Music review: Maria Callas: A Concert in Hologram, Arts Centre Melbourne

3D hologram technology brings one of the world's greatest divas back to the stage, using the original vocal tracks of…

Zach Bryan. Image is a man in jeans and Budweiser T shirt playing an acoustic guitar in front of a band on stage. His right arm is heavily tattooed.
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Music review: Zach Bryan, Flemington Racecourse

The US country star was joined by Dermot Kennedy and Daniel Ricciardo for a boot-stompin’ night of fun.

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