News: Arts

Pride Festival highlights Auckland Council’s support for an inclusive future

With support from Auckland Council, local artists are showcasing their work on a variety of platforms around the City Centre during Auckland Pride Festival 2020 which runs for two weeks…

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Feb 3, 2020 Arts / Culture / Events /


Sydney Opera House concert hall to close for two-year refurbishment program

Tomorrow night’s performance by the singer Solange at the Sydney Opera House’s concert hall will be the last event that the venue hosts for two years, with work set to commence…

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Jan 30, 2020 ByNigel Benton Arts / Design / Entertainment / Venues /


Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre updates all radio microphone and RF management equipment

As part of its ongoing equipment life cycle management, the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) has spent the last two years preparing and then rolling out changes and…

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Jan 30, 2020 Arts / Culture / Technology / Venues /


Breaking Ground Ceremony for new art gallery at Arthur Boyd’s Riversdale property

The first sod has been turned at the Bundanon Trust’s new $33 million art gallery at Arthur Boyd’s Riversdale property in the Shoalhaven region of NSW. Seen as a boost for the…

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Jan 29, 2020 Arts / Attractions / Design / Environment / Tourism /


Flying Fruit Fly Circus Artistic Director acknowledged in Australia Day Honours

Flying Fruit Fly Circus Artistic Director Anni Davey has been acknowledged in the Australia Day Honours for her service to circus performance and physical theatre. Davey’s career…

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Jan 29, 2020 Arts / Attractions / Education /


Sydney Festival Director Wesley Enoch awarded Order of Australia

In recognition of his significant contribution to “Theatre and the Arts as an Indigenous Director and Writer”, Festival Director Wesley Enoch has today been announced as a…

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Jan 26, 2020 Arts / Culture / Events /


Newcastle’s Civic Playhouse offers trial season of cinema and theatre

The City of Newcastle’s Civic Playhouse is screening a selection of the most acclaimed productions from London's National Theatre for a trial season. Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes…

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Jan 23, 2020 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Venues /


Equity praises New Zealand Prime Minister’s commitment to the arts

New Zealand Prime Minister's Jacinda Ardern advocacy for the arts has been praised by Equity, the largest and most established union and industry advocate for Australian and New…

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Jan 22, 2020 Arts / Education / Entertainment / Government /


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