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ARTS: FEATURES

The Australian Ballet Unveil their 2016 Season.

“Ballet is transformative. The moment our dancers step on stage, they become fearless and fantastic storytellers, where bodies move with witless grace and the wildest tales seem real. Audiences are taken to new worlds of sweeping movement, blossoming colour and spine tingling scores. Ballet creates a special place where time stands still and possibilities flourish.” - David McAllister

Arts Feature: The AU's Favourite Performances from around Australia during the First Half of 2015!

Now that we’re halfway through 2015, the Arts on the AU team thought we’d take a look back at the dazzling first half of the year to pick our most favourite of the performances we’ve seen. Perhaps the Helpmann Awards should have waited on their nomination announcements till they saw some of the great stuff we have!

Best of 2014: 5 Best Film Soundtracks

Kat Czornij counts down her five favourite motion picture soundtracks of 2014. To avoid any confusion, this list only takes into account the original soundtracks - the ones that feature the film scores and original compositions - rather than the soundtracks inspired by a motion picture. You know, the one that has 14 tracks that probably weren't in the film. This is the music that made the film...

CLOSED Win a double pass to see Tommy Little, Michael Workman and Anne Edmonds at Comedy at Crown in Melbourne!

Following the smash success of season 1, Comedy at Crown is back with Australia’s most popular comedy performers and fresh industry talent every Sunday for a second limited season 19 October – 9 November at Crown’s Groove Live Bar & Terrace in Melbourne!

The Zombie Evolution: How Zombies have evolved on screen into the AMC TV series "The Walking Dead"

It's hard to believe that AMC's The Walking Dead began with a modest six-episode season and nowhere near the amount of anticipation that bubbles beneath it today. The survival-horror series has become one of the biggest and fastest success stories in recent television memory, benefiting from the perfect blend of mindless entertainment and rich, deep storytelling which the showrunners have consistently maintained - and built upon - from that incredible pilot episode. One of the driving forces behind much of the excitement - and head-spinning tension - of the show is, and will always be, the zombies.

Ten shows not to miss at Sydney Fringe Festival 2014

The Sydney Fringe Festival kicks off today and over the next month there’s a very long list of things to do. But, we’ve helped you out and cut through the list and picked the ten things you shouldn’t miss at 2014’s Sydney Fringe Festival. Here goes! (in no particular order)

A look ahead at STUDIO Loves: The Beatles on Foxtel's STUDIO

It was 50 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. Not quite. This year marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles only visit to Australia and the year that Beatlemania hit. In 1964 the band performed to 73 million viewers on The Ed Sullivan Show, played multiple overseas concerts, met Bob Dylan, recorded Beatles For Sale, released A Hard Day’s Night and made chart history when they held the top five spots on the US singles chart. Foxtel’ s Studio 132 will be celebrating the Fab Four this Saturday with a series of documentaries and concert films as The AU Review explores in more detail.