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Nominations have been announced for the Sydney Theatre Awards for 2008, which will be presented at a gala ceremony on Monday January 19 2009 at 6pm at the Paddington RSL.
Although I have seen the original High School Musical movie (yes, I can admit it), I was somewhat unprepared for the masses of squealing devoted children flooding into the theatre for the opening night of this stage adaptation.
Organisers of Sydney’s newest celebration, Smart Light Sydney, have called upon artists from around Australia and the region to deliver creative and smart light and sound installations.
Just as eagerly anticipated, but to slightly less hype than the Guns N’ Roses Chinese Democracy, Metallica’s latest studio offering Death Magnetic was released in Australia earlier this spring.
The Australian Ballet will announce that Christopher Knoblanche will be appointed Chairman of the Board on Friday 12 December.
Win the chance to be the exclusive HP Live Reporter for the Big Day Out 2009 tour.
“It’s been fourteen years of silence, it’s been fourteen years of pain” since Guns N’ Roses released a studio album.
The winners of Short & Sweet 2008 were announced on Saturday night at the Fairfax Studio at the Arts Centre.
Verdi's penultimate opera, first performed in 1887 at La Scala, is closely based on Shakespeare's Othello, but strips the play down to its dramatic kernel. That fierce focus on drama – save some early revels and a love duet – is not lost on German director Harry Kupfer.
Want to increase arts sponsorships, donations? Gold Book shows how it’s done.
In their last week of performances before the new year, South Melbourne's The Butterfly Club continue their Christmas theme with Ding Dong: Sammy J and Randy, the return of the irreverent duo to the club following their highly successful Christmas show last year.
This is a show where that rare mix of art and sport come together. It's difficult to say whether cricket fans making a foray into the theatre, or theatre fans immersing themselves in the life of a cricketing great get the most out of it.
It just wouldn’t be Christmas without Messiah. Fortunately there are many performances of Handel’s best-known oratorio every December, including “sing your own” versions which can regrettably give new meaning to the chorus, All we like sheep have gone astray.
West Coast bands and solo artists wanted for ‘Louder Than Words.’
Country Arts WA’s Regional Arts Development Panel recently approved $99,060 to be injected into annual arts programs in regional Western Australia in 2009.
With a musical treat aimed squarely at the family market, the Adelaide Festival Centre’s Christmas Proms was a populist mix of Australian and festive inspired pieces, combined with some wonderful singing and traditional carols.
After the inaugural Electro Acoustic Project in 2006, which scored them a Ruby Award for Innovation in 2007, Adelaide’s Zephyr Quartet presented a second installment in the relaxed and intimate surrounds of the Rocket Bar.
Pianist, Stephen van der Hoek, has won the prestigious National MBS $10,000 Young Performer of the Year Award held last weekend in Sydney, making him the third South Australian musician in the past four years to win this award.
Melbourne’s International b-boy squadron ‘Fresh Sox’ win the 2008 Australian B-boy Championships in Sydney.
In one of the most triumphant evenings of music seen in Melbourne for a long time, over one hundred eminent musicians from all over Australia presented the ultimate “Hero’s Journey” tale through an all Richard Strauss program.
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