Good for the arts, not so good for artists Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Review: Dancenorth's Dust, Brisbane Festival A powerful piece of contemporary dance that flirts with potentially heavy-handed imagery but never succumbs to the obvious or the banal. Review: In Between and Sexpectations, Sprung Festival Charles Sturt University’s Theatre/Media studies students have wowed audiences once again with two new ‘Sprung Festival’ productions – In Between and Sexpectations. Review: Stalker the Musical, Depot Theatre STALKER THE MUSICAL. It’s an arresting title. Slightly misleading though and the audience’s disambiguation of the word is all part of the fun because the show is secretly about love and the inescapability of attraction. Review: Séance, River of Light, Life – The Show, Brisbane Festival Impressions of three very different events at this year’s Brisbane Festival, ranging from a homage to horror and a retelling of First Peoples’ legends, to a new variety show. (Premium content) Premium content Deborah Stone Wednesday 4 March, 2015 Audiences are growing, the arts are better appreciated but it’s still tough to be an artist, especially for women, Australia Council reports. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Arts Nation 2015 has positive news about audiences, diversity and even – mostly – the creative economy. Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Deborah Stone is Editor of ArtsHub.