The 2016 Adelaide Festival program has been launched today, with David Sefton and his team unveiling yet another eclectic line up of Australian and international musicians, visual artists, theatre and dance legends set to come to South Australia next February and March. In Sefton's fourth and final year as Festival Artistic Director, he's pulling out the big guns across the realms of music, art, dance and theatre that has continued to push boundaries.
The Polaris Music Prize annually honours, celebrates and rewards creativity and diversity in Canadian recorded music by recognizing, then marketing the albums of the highest artistic integrity by a panel of music critics. Spanning a half century music career, Buffy Sainte-Marie was given the accolade with her latest album Power in the Blood.
Golden Globe, Emmy and Tony award winner, Hugh Jackman is returning home to Australia for a 5 city arena concert tour. Broadway to Oz is based on his smash hit and sold out Broadway show, Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway. Hit the jump for more info and dates.
Officially launched yesterday by the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, Robert Doyle, Georgy Girl – the Seekers Musical has announced the Australian Cast of this brand new production. The musical will have its world premiere in Melbourne in December, with previews commencing prior, for a strictly limited season of 14 weeks. Click through for all the info...
In a very rare interview with The Guardian, subversive genius Banksy has taken his time to explain why he recently opened up the oddly wonderful, slightly disconcerting dystopian 'bemusement' park, Dismaland, and what it represents.
One of Sydney's most diverse, and celebrated festivals is back and it's returned pulling absolutely no punches, with a very big, very impressive lineup spanning the worlds of graphic storytelling, animation, and music. In it's fifth year, GRAPHIC festival will be bringing big names like George Miller, Kevin Smith, Sarah Blasko, and Ólafur Arnalds to the iconic Sydney Opera House for a unique program unlike any other on the city's rich event calender.
Host of Last Week Tonight/Brit slaying it in the US/general legend, John Oliver, will bringing his cutting-edge wit and hilarious comedy to Australia for two shows this August! The Emmy and Writer's Guild Award winning writer takes time from his wildly successful TV show to bring his stand up show to Australia for the first time, a show that - unsurprisingly - sells out shows right across the US.
Nicholas Allbrook and Amber Fresh have been busy working on writing beyond their work with Pond, Mink Mussel Creek and Rabbit Island, this time delving into the realm of print in penning a children's book entitled The Vine. Released through Spinning Top, the project bringing together Amber's writing and Nicholas' drawings.
This morning at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas, a packed out Paramount Theatre enjoyed the World Premiere of the new music documentary Mavis!, telling the story of the legendary Mavis Staples.