Dylan turns hard work on its head

June 13, 2018

After a dream childhood travelling the world watching his mother perform on the high trapeze, it’s probably not surprising that Dylan Singh would one day become a circus performer himself. Singh, 27, a Wiradjuri man […]

Bangarra brings Pascoe’s bird to life

June 13, 2018

Bangarra Dance Theatre will hold special community night performances of its major new dance work, ‘Dark Emu’, in Brisbane and Melbourne. The performances, with discounted tickets, are being held with the support of the Balnaves […]

Kings Cross, kitsch and coming home

May 30, 2018

Artist Tony Albert had just moved to Sydney from Brisbane six years ago when police officers shot and wounded two Aboriginal teenagers who were driving a stolen car in Kings Cross. The shooting took place […]

Alberts re-imagines her provocative play

May 30, 2018

It will be the first time Larrakia actor and playwright Jada Alberts — a rising star of Indigenous theatre and screen — has directed her own work when her play Brothers Wreck opens first in […]

‘Cowboy without a horse’ takes aim again

May 16, 2018

Seventies television detective Kojak had his lollypop. Another classic TV detective Colombo had his rumpled beige raincoat. And ’80s TV private eye Magnum had his colourful Hawaiian shirts. Actor Aaron Pedersen’s outback detective, Jay Swan, […]

Arts project sheds light on sorry tale

May 2, 2018

The stories of Aboriginal women who have died in custody are being told in a new project in Sydney. Titled ‘Sorry For Your Loss’, the project is made up of artwork and visual and audio […]

Art awards attract a diverse palette

May 2, 2018

The competition is tough in this year’s Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards. The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory has announced 67 works have been selected from 308 entries […]

Pell adds colour to iconic play

April 18, 2018

Playwright Raymond Lawler’s classic stage play Summer of the Seventeenth Doll has remained unchanged since it became a runaway hit in the ’50s, but there will be one significant difference when it is performed by […]

Doco gives fresh voice to trailblazing choir

April 18, 2018

Australia’s answer to the Buena Vista Social Club – the enigmatic ensemble of Cuban musicians whose international tour in the late ’90s inspired an acclaimed documentary – is set to be released nationally on April […]

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