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An audience that's part music festival, part concert gathers under sunset-dappled clouds at the Adelaide Showgrounds.

Classical music, new ideas: growing the fine music audience

Ideas and initiatives for expanding the classical music audience beyond its established, ageing demographic.


Theatre review: Come Rain or Come Shine

This adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s farcical short story has uneven notes.

A stylised image of Pinocchio, his nose extended as he lies.

10 Australian literary scandals

The Australian book world has long been enlivened with scams and misdemeanours.


A reckoning with Australia’s colonial past

The latest edition of Grififth Review 76: Acts of Reckoning has been curated by the journal’s first contributing editor, Teela…

NGA ceremony

Powerful narratives showcased in First Nations exhibition

The 4th National Indigenous Art Triennial shows for another month at the NGA before touring to connect with local communities.


Book review: Clean, Scott Patrick-Mitchell

A poetry collection that tracks the hard road from addiction to recovery.


Cabaret review: Bernie Dieter’s Weimar Punk

A potent voice, a sparkly costume and some well honed storytelling equals a night of pure entertainment.

Naomi Hobson portrait of an Aboriginal girl as a mermaid

Faceless portraiture redefines blak/black identity

A new exhibition at Cairns Art Gallery draws international connections with Indigenous Australia when re-imagining identity and social politics.

painting of Jaq Ganford with hands as mask
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Q&A: Jaq Gantford on winning a $75K portrait prize

Why portrait prizes are important and how to win one.

Four women smile at the camera.

Joining the dots: What the Albanese Government should do next for the arts

Arts leaders Rhoda Roberts, Louise Bezzina, Lena Nahlous and Tea Uglow reflect on priority areas they'd like to see the…

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