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‘Most potent use of language’: Why poetry is having a comeback

‘Most potent use of language’: Why poetry is having a comeback

Jazz Money is one of the headliners for a month-long celebration of the best in Australian verse, as an official poet laureate looms on the horizon.

  • by Lenny Ann Low

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From Miley to Garland: New show explores what makes a diva

From Miley to Garland: New show explores what makes a diva

Bernadette Robinson channels 10 powerhouse female performers, including Miley Cyrus and Judy Garland, in her new show Divas.

  • by Cameron Bayley
From a Ratatouille musical and Kevin Rudd duet to the stage

From a Ratatouille musical and Kevin Rudd duet to the stage

Gabbi Bolt first found fame with her song for the unofficial Ratatouille musical and TikToks about Australian politics. Now she’s taking on a new challenge.

  • by Hannah Story
Why artist Wendy Sharpe is happy to leave things up to chance

Why artist Wendy Sharpe is happy to leave things up to chance

Sharpe won the Sulman Prize when she was fresh out of art school, and she reckons that fate intervened on her behalf.

  • by Elizabeth Fortescue
Artist who lived life in innuendo left an indelible mark

Artist who lived life in innuendo left an indelible mark

Will Blundell often left clues in his art that he was taking the mickey

  • by Amanda Day
Hustle Harder: Bringing dance into a gallery, all day long

Hustle Harder: Bringing dance into a gallery, all day long

Choreographer Adam Linder’s new commission for the Museum of Contemporary Art asks questions about how social media mediates our experience of the gallery.

  • by Jo Higgins
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Nuclear war and climate change key focus of next year’s Sydney Biennale

Nuclear war and climate change key focus of next year’s Sydney Biennale

Australian artists including Tracey Moffatt, Kaylene Whiskey and William Yang lead the first line-up announcement for the 24th Biennale of Sydney.

  • by Hannah Story
The moody restaurant cellar giving Australian plays a second life

The moody restaurant cellar giving Australian plays a second life

Playwrights get paid very little and never get to see each other. Playwright, director and restaurant owner Wendy Beckett says they deserve to be celebrated.

  • by Hannah Story
‘I’m not sure it’s for me’: What happened when I took my dad to Lizzo

‘I’m not sure it’s for me’: What happened when I took my dad to Lizzo

Lizzo’s Sydney Splendour sideshow was for the fans – featuring Sasha Flute, her tiny bag, a shoey, and lots and lots of sequins.

  • by Em Meller
Story about the end of the world has moments of theatrical magic
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Story about the end of the world has moments of theatrical magic

A wrap of the weekend’s live reviews, including Sydney Theatre Company’s On the Beach and Slowdive at Enmore Theatre.

  • by Em Meller, John Shand and Harriet Cunningham
Little Simz proves she’s not your usual rapper at Sydney sideshow

Little Simz proves she’s not your usual rapper at Sydney sideshow

We caught a glimpse of the artist fully flexing her powers at Little Simz’ Splendour in the Grass sideshow in Sydney.

  • by Shamim Razavi