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NEWS OF THE ARTS | the AU review
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NEWS OF THE ARTS

The Arts Review - What's Happening in the World of Art & Film (Issue 032)

The Hours in Fortitude Valley

In This Issue: An exciting design exhibition opens at Object Ground Floor, audiences watch renowned international theatre without buying plane tickets, the people of Perth can see a tale of love watching Boy Girl Wall, Henry Wagons discovers what enhances his performance, Dr Anita Heiss wins the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Indigenous Writing, Homebake festival returns to Sydney and the street and contemporary art scene is enriched by a new collaborative effort called The Hours.

The Arts Review - What's Happening in the World of Art & Film (issue 031)

In This Issue: PASSOUT exhibition at The Backroom, The Design Centre presents Nick Mount, Jameson gives you the chance to shoot for $5000, Fearless launches at The Carriage Works, Artgroupie exhibition shows of local music come visual arts talent, Jurassic Lounge back for Season 4.

The Arts Review - What's Happening in the World of Art & Film (issue 030)

In This Issue: Winter Rumpus brings music and art to the inner west on Sundays, The Darwin International Film Festival announces the first round of films, Comedy comes to Melbourne at Rue Bebelons, the Australian Singing Competition prepares for the Finals, War Witch and Rollertown win Canadian Film Festival 2012 awards, and the Sydney Fringe Festival gets set to take over Newtown!

The Arts Review - What's Happening in the World of Art & Film (Issue 029)

Fearless

In This Issue: Milk Crate launches it's most ambitious and 'Fearless' project to date, patrons dance all night at Hammer Hall, the Gangster Ball gets cats swing dancing, The Trust Company awards $120,000, The Wheeler Centre launches Program Three, Australians are invited to submit their screenplays to Roman Coppola, Trikstars create illusions, 107 opens a brand new cultural space and Just for Laughs will be at the Sydney Opera House.

On the Misconception of Oedipus to make it's West Australian debut

On The Misconception of Oedipus, a Malthouse Theatre production co-produced with Perth Theatre Company will make its West Australian premiere in the Studio Underground at the State Theatre Centre of Western Australia from 5 to 15 September 2012.

We know how the Oedipus story ends - he murders his father and unwittingly marries his mother. But where did this shattering tragedy begin?

Rottofest announces 'Funniest Shorts' official selections for 2012

Rottofest, Western Australia’s only ‘overseas’ festival that you don’t need a passport for, has announced its 2012 short film and comedy sketch official selections to be screened at the festival held on Rottnest Island.

The fourth annual Rottofest will be a weekend of film, comedy and music, which celebrates the finest comedy filmmakers, stand-up comedians and musicians from Western Australia and across the country.

The Arts Review - What's Happening in the World of Art & Film (issue 028)

In This Issue: What’s on at the Sydney Theatre Company in August, Rottofest 2012 Funniest Shorts announced, “Doing it Ourselves” discuss the future of music and art in the current economic climate at Noise Bar, Brunswick, Cosmic Psychos documentary proved crowd funding works, Victorian Prize for Literature nominees announced, Melbourne Art Fair 2012 best yet!

The Arts Review - What's Happening in the World of Art & Film (issue 027)

In This Issue: Peter Jackson reveals The Hobbit will be a trilogy, Biennale Bar opens at Pier 2/3, Canadian Film Festival “Possible World” is just around the corner, the White Rabbit Gallery gets some TLC, EB Games Expo set to take over Sydney Showgrounds, the Bourne Legacy stars come to Sydney for red carpet premiere, and how to get involved with the 18th Biennale.

The Arts Review - What's Happening in the World of Art & Film (issue 026)

In This Issue: Melbourne Art Fair 2012 comes to town, Angels & Airways collaborate with Director William Eubank to bring you “Love”, help preserve Australia’s artistic heritage with the new “Watercolours of Namatjira” iphone app, Brisbane’s “Love TV” goes global, design your own skateboard deck for charity at Sidewayz Exhibition, and Cam Bulter performs at the ACMI.

The Arts Review - What's Happening in the World of Art & Film (issue 025)

In This Issue: The Canadian Film Festival reveals its programme for 2012, online publication Sip Your Style announces photography competition, Reilly McCarron explores the darkness within the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty in her solo performance “Sleeping Kingdom, Walking Beauty”, JCDECAUX and the Sydney Opera House want your Big Moments, photographic exhibition “Vessel” opens at Places + Spaces, and The Creators Project journeys to San Paulo.

Festival News Roundup: Splendour announces triple j Unearthed winner, Gymie Music Muster announces more artists, and more!

There's been a slew of festival news coming through the pipelines as of late, so we've compacted it all into a teeny-tiny bitesize morsel of deliciousness. Well, maybe if your mouth was as big as Linda Lovelace, and the morsel was se...you know what, let's not go there. Read on!

SXSW PanelPicker opens for 2013!

The Arts Review - What's Happening in the World of Art & Film (issue 024)

In This Issue: M83 records soundtrack for new Disney Sci-fi feature, Graphic Global Animation competition opens, Peats Ridge calls for artists and workshop coordinators, Byron Bay's famous Writers' Festival prepares for its 2012 gathering, what's on at the Biennale this weekend, AFTRS announces online courses, and the Melbourne Cabaret Festival kicks off!

The Arts Review - What's Happening in the World of Art & Film (issue 023)

In This Issue: The Game Masters arrive at ACMI, 2012 Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship Recital at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Cofa and Bondi Beach Hotel Camera Club exhibition opening, The Salvos launch their "Original Trendsetters" campaign, Harvest Arts deadline fast approaching, Copyright for Creatives series at Switch, last chance to catch Yusuf's Moonshadow in Melbourne, and The Melbourne Writers Festival announces opening week events.

Dame Edna kicks off Farewell tour "Eat Pray Laugh!" in Sydney tonight.

Ahead of a small media crowd today at the Capitol, Dame Edna Everage talked at length about her career and her farewell tour (her "Diamonte Jubilee") "EAT PRAY LAUGH!", which kicks off tonight at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney and runs until July 14th.