News: Arts

Hamilton community groups invited to signal Founders Theatre interest

Community groups in Hamilton are being invited to signal if they are interested in potentially taking over the city's Founders Theatre. Hamilton City Council closed the venue Theatre…

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Oct 16, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Venues /


‘Garden of Earthly Delights’ to transform Blue Mountains Botanic Garden on its 30th birthday

Over 50 live performers, musicians and visual artists will engage in song, dance, poetry, theatre and exhibition at the upcoming Garden of Earthly Delights event on 11th and 12th November…

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Oct 12, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Parks / Recreation /


New alliance to champion wellbeing in the arts

Australian arts organisations are marking World Mental Health Day (Tuesday 10th October) with the announcement of a new initiative to support mental health and wellbeing. Launched today,…

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Oct 10, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Wellness /


Live performance industry generates $1.43 billion revenue and 18.78 million attendances

The live performance industry is continuing to make a strong contribution to the Australian economy with both revenue and attendances increasing between 2015 and 2016. According to Live…

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Oct 5, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


New lease of life for Mercury Theatre

Auckland’s landmark Mercury Theatre has a new lease of life, with the creation of The Mercury Theatre Production Company to manage the 775 seat venue. Extensive renovations of the…

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Oct 4, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Ticketing / Venues /


NSW Government looks to back local arts participation

The NSW Government has announced new arts funding to support innovative smaller-scale capital projects that increase and strengthen participation in arts, screen and cultural activities…

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Oct 2, 2017 Arts / Events / Finance / Government /


David Atkins appointed new Helpmann Awards Artistic Director

Live Performance Australia (LPA) has announced its new production team for the Helpmann Awards events from 2018 to 2020, with David Atkins appointed Artistic Director, Will Sheehan as…

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Sep 26, 2017 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


Skills Active scores top marks in NZQA review

Industry training organisation Skills Active has received the highest rating possible in this year's external evaluation and review (EER) conducted by the New Zealand Qualifications…

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Sep 22, 2017 Arts / Education / Fitness / Recreation / Sport /


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Hadley/Series Australia Pty Ltd

Hadley Australia and Series Australia Pty Ltd are the leading quality theatre chair manufacturers in the southern hemisphere. The businesses work closely with architects, interior designers and…

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