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Performance review: Future Cargo, Adelaide Fringe Festival

Alien arrivals distinguish a mesmerising dance performance.

Are we not drawn onward to a new erA. The image is of a single person wearing a nose/mouth mask on a stage holding up a smoking flare, surrounded by smoke with bits of detritus - fabric - at their feet.
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Performance review: Are we not drawn onward to new erA, State Theatre of WA, Perth Festival

Does 'Are we not drawn onward to new erA’ show us how things are’?

A man is seated at a table. A woman is standing above him. They are both in 1930s period costume.
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Theatre review: Gaslight, Playhouse Theatre, QPAC

A revitalised production of Patrick Hamilton's play blends contemporary norms alongside classic thriller tropes with mixed results.    

Logue Lake: a male actor holding a coffee mug, standing on stage framed by an open window with curtains at the side.
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Theatre Review: Logue Lake, Perth Festival

A new take on the thriller genre offers many twists, with some revelations landing better than others.

Emily Sheehan. Photo: Supplied. A young white woman with shoulder-length blonde hair and smiling at the camera. She is wearing a black tshirt and standing in front of a vibrant wall mural.
Career Advice

So you want my arts job: Playwright

Emily Sheehan shares the realities of her work as a playwright, her advice for others starting out and crucial skills…

‘Food’ at Perth Festival 2024. Photo: Maria Baranova. Audiences sit at a large table covered by a white table cloth. A glowing chandelier hangs above them, while the performer is serving audiences wine.
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Performance review: Food, Perth Festival

Interactive show where audiences are invited to have a seat at the table.

A young female circus performer flies through the air, suspended by her feet from a rope. She has a long plait which accentuates her movement as it too swings through the air.
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Flying Fruit Fly Circus announces NexGen partnership with Cirque du Soleil

Australia's national youth circus and the Canadian entertainment juggernaut are partnering to uncover and develop new circus talents.

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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.

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Performance review: Briefs – Dirty Laundry, Sydney Mardi Gras

A Mardi Gras headline act, this queer acrobatic troupe returns for more mischief.

Future of Arts, Culture & Technology Symposium 2024 at ACMI, ‘Presenting the new canon in 2050’ panel. Photo: Gianna Rizzo. People sitting in a dark cinema with four people sitting on stage below a large screen showing a digital work (still). The work features a human figure moving their upper body with arms outstretched.
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Predictions for the arts canon in 2050

The future ultimately hinges on what gets preserved now, where tech hardware, copyright and data protection run alongside ethical considerations.

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