This week’s arts news and trending topics

What's in the headlines and what people are talking about in the arts this week.
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What caught our readers’ attention this past week? The sector farewells much loved director and dancer Li Cunxin who is leaving Queensland Ballet after 11 years, we look at novels heading to screen, and what is the sector thinking about the Voice? This is the arts news that caught your attention:

Exit interview: Li Cunxin, Queensland Ballet
“Mao’s Last Dancer” has had an enormous impact on the ballet world, not only in Queensland, but across Australia and internationally.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina