Dance college performance is written in the stars

June 14, 2017

Stories from the stars from Torres Strait Islander culture is the basis for a new show by a top Indigenous dance college. The National Aboriginal Islander Skills Development Association dance college will perform Ngangga Ya […]

Twists and turns of Bennelong inspire new show

June 14, 2017

The life of Woollarawarre Bennelong, one of the first Aboriginal men to be taken from his people and introduced to European ways in the 1700s, is the inspiration behind a new performance by Bangarra Dance […]

Remote centre art finds big-city canvas

June 14, 2017

Aboriginal artists from 11 remote centres will be showing and selling their artworks, sculptures, textiles and accessories at a special art market in Sydney on July 2. The ‘Blak Markets’, to be held at Barangaroo […]

This TV bad boy’s pretty clever, man

June 14, 2017

In the perennial TV battle between good and evil, one of Australia’s hottest new actors Rob Collins admits he’s sometimes found barracking for the bad guy. Which is just as well since Logie-winner Collins plays […]

Rhoda Roberts a coup appointment for Parrtijima

May 31, 2017

High-profile creative director Rhoda Roberts has been appointed curator of the second annual Parrtijima — A Festival in Light event in Alice Springs in September. Roberts will curate the program for the free public events […]

European art lovers flock to Indigenous creations

May 31, 2017

Europe has a great thirst for Indigenous Australian art, according to the curator of two major exhibitions on display in Paris and Geneva. The exhibitions at the Paris Aquarium and the award-winning Ethnographic Museum of […]

Young artists in NSW – would $10,000 help?

May 17, 2017

Create NSW is calling on young artists from across the state to apply for one of 25 regional scholarships. The Young Regional Artist Scholarships are open for artists aged 18-25. Each scholarship will offer NSW-based […]

Bruce Pascoe’s Dark Emu inspires literary feast

May 17, 2017

A ‘Dark Emu Dinner’ will be one of the highlights of this year’s Northern Territory Writers’ Festival in Alice Springs. Described as a “feast of words and bush foods”, the night will feature author Bruce […]

Shorts to feature at St Kilda flicks

May 3, 2017

A retrospective of Indigenous short films – ‘Short Black’ – will be a feature of the 2017 St Kilda Film Festival this month. Short films by four Indigenous film directors will be screened as part […]

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