Stage show celebrates King of Cairns’ granddaughter

October 2, 2018

A stage show celebrating the life of Australia’s first Indigenous United Nations’ worker, traditional owner and Yidinji elder Henrietta Marrie, will feature at this year’s giant Woodford Folk Festival on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Jute Theatre […]

Melodie finds some magic in Skylab

July 11, 2018

On July 12, 1979 the US space station Skylab crashed to earth over the small West Australian town of Esperance, creating one of the most bizarre chapters in the town’s history and leaving a lasting […]

Oz Day comedy gala sounds just about perfect

December 21, 2016

First Fremantle abandoned its Australia Day celebrations in favour of a more culturally-inclusive celebration two days later. Now some of Australia’s most prominent comedians will take to the stage in a Reconciliation Comedy Gala in […]

Caitlin’s ‘overwhelming wow moment’

November 9, 2016

It’s a busy time for USQ Master of Science (Research) student and proud Bundjalung woman Caitlin Easton. Not only is she hard at work as a research assistant and student exploring community perceptions of Indigenous […]

Blacktown car park home to new level of theatre

November 3, 2016

A multi-level carpark in Blacktown will be the stage for an unusual Sydney Festival theatre production which explores the meaning of home and opens in January. Home Country, an Urban Theatre Project in partnership with […]

Kaatijin series targets young Noongar audiences

October 20, 2016

Western Australia’s Yirra Yaakin Theatre company will premiere a new work on October 27. Boodjar Kaatijin will be the third instalment of the company’s Kaatijin series of new works for younger audiences. It incorporates puppets, masks and live […]

Hot Brown Honey slides back into town

October 4, 2016

They’re back. After performing at the UK’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, burlesque troupe Hot Brown Honey and their talking beehive will take on the Arts Centre Melbourne in December. The season will run from December 6 […]

Deborah returns to the House where it all began

August 18, 2016

When Australia’s first Indigenous opera Pecan Summer is performed at the Sydney Opera House next month it will take composer Deborah Cheetham back to the place where she first fell under opera’s spell. “I grew […]

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