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An opera singer by trade, (she has performed with the Victoria State Opera and as a soloist with a number of orchestras), the latest creative initiative Tania de Jong has just launched is something called Creativity Australia.
Directing a festival is a glamorous, but difficult job – a performance in itself, walking the tightrope of audience, city, funders, sponsors, artists. Arts Hub speak to Fergus Linehan, director of the Sydney Festival on the eve of his final festival in Sydney. The annual summer festival has grown to be the most attended cultural event in the whole of Australia, with an audience of over one million
Special effects Guru Howard Berger reveals the creative process for the The Chronicles of Narnia: PRINCE CASPIAN.
Contemporary jewellery and object makers from diverse backgrounds unite to form part of Silver Plus.
Speigelworld is coming to Melbourne as part of the 2009 Australian Tennis Open entertainment program.
A three-hour train trip north of Sydney transports you to Newcastle – a magical place, where science and art embrace as awkwardly as prospective lovers on a blind date.
Arts Hub recently spoke to Marcus Canning, Festival Director of Perth’s ARTRAGE Festival, which is currently celebrating 25 years worth of creative excellence.
A few weeks after the former National Party leader Mark Vaile handed over the keys to his electoral office staff in the electorate of Lyne and walked away, and Starbucks packed their bags and went home, it is the perfect time to reflect on the Free Trade agreement with the United States of America delivered by the former Minister for Trade.
Here we are, in the twenty-first century, in a small outpost of the Empire. Does it matter that we have the smartest and the most talented population on earth? Does it help us that we have, per capita, the most creative people and the finest minds that perhaps have ever existed? No it does not! Not if we remain unspoken and unheard. Not if all that we express is swamped and washed away by the rele
Many Roads One Voice is the theme for the Alice Desert Festival 08 and many events reflect on this. Opening night this Friday is a riot of colour and movement with the Sunset Street Parade down Todd Mall.
This is the fourth and final year of Kristy Edmunds' role as Artistic Director of the Melbourne International Arts Festival, and a lot has been said in four years about Edmunds' programming choices.
Brisbane Festival 08 is on the horizon and heading for the city's stages, backyards and rooftop car parks at full tilt. With commentary direct from Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini, don't say we didn't warn you...
Originally taking up tertiary studies in the very vaguely costume-related fields of archaeology and cultural diplomacy, a chance encounter tipped Fiona Reilly into the pool of successful NIDA applicants and she has not once cried for help...
The nine-month wait endured by most expectant parents is enough to tip them into hyper-reactive neurosis by week three. So for a man who has waited almost two years to find out whether his baby will be the anatomically correct festival of which every Artistic Director dreams, Next Wave's Jeff Khan sounds impressively mellow, if a little weary.
Australian playwright Daniel Keene's success in Europe has often outshone his profile in his home country. With a new two-part production, The Serpent's Teeth, opening tomorrow at the Sydney Opera House's Drama Theatre, he spoke to Liz Seymour about his journey through thirty years of writing for the stage.
The Long Now Foundation
The Herbst Theater - San Francisco, CA
Jun 26th, 2006
Playing with Time
In a dazzling duet Will Wright and Brian Eno give an intense clinic on the joys and techniques of "generative" creation.
On March 31st the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) ran a workshop at the Sydney Theatre Company titled The Arts, and the Innovation Agenda. The sector gathered to respond to the Rudd government's proposed innovation system, and the announcement of $17 million over four years for a new Creative Industries Innovation Centre. RMIT’s Lisa French was there.
Artistic Director of the 2008 Adelaide Contemporary Music Festival and award-winning concert pianist Gabriella Smart is a passionate exponent of contemporary music. She gives Arts Hub an insight into what inspires her zest for music and life.
As Head of Culture for the 2012 London Olympics, Keith Khan has quite a task in store. While on a flying visit to Australia to participate in a number of forums on cultural diversity, he spoke to Liz Seymour about his plans for the four-year Cultural Olympiad, a celebration of modern society in the United Kingdom.
Actor and musician Mike McLeish has been performing for over 15 years and was most recently nominated for a Green Room Award for Best Cabaret Artiste for his performance of the title character in Keating!.
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