News: Arts

Auckland Art Fair taps into fast-growing cultural tourism market

Now an annual event following its success in 2018, the Auckland Art Fair is using the city’s waterfront to showcase New Zealand and Pacific art. Aiming to stake its claim as…

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May 1, 2019 Arts / Culture / Events / Tourism /


Mushroom Group launches new neighbouring rights venture

The Mushroom Group has announced that it has joined forces with neighbouring rights specialist Susan Cotchin to form a new neighbouring rights company, Good Neighbour. Neighbouring rights…

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Apr 30, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Legal /


La Mama Artistic Director Liz Jones to receive Sue Nattrass Award

The 2019 Helpmann Awards, to be held at Arts Centre Melbourne in July, will see the presentation of the 2019 Sue Nattrass Award for exceptional service to the live performance industry to…

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Apr 29, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Venues /


Delayed Guggenheim Abu Dhabi project now set for 2022 opening

The much delayed project to build a satellite of New York’s Guggenheim museum in Abu Dhabi is now “on track (and) on budget” to open in 2022. In a recent interview with…

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Apr 26, 2019 Arts / Attractions / Design / Marketing / Tourism /


Bendigo Art Gallery Guides celebrate 30th anniversary 

Past and present Bendigo Art Gallery Guides are celebrating the 30th anniversary since tours began at the gallery. During the past three decades, volunteer guides have been conducting…

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Apr 24, 2019 Arts / Culture / Education / Tourism /


Queensland Symphony Orchestra announces new Director of Artistic Planning

Timothy Matthies has been named as Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s new Director of Artistic Planning from 25th June. Matthies brings more than 25 years of artistic, operations…

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Apr 24, 2019 Arts / Culture / Entertainment /


Opera Australia’s West Side Story breaks all box office records

Opera Australia’s first musical on the Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour stage, West Side Story, has broken all previous box office records. Critically acclaimed as one of the…

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Apr 23, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Tourism / Venues /


AEG Ogden appoints new General Manager for the Darwin Convention Centre

Peter Savoff, has been appointed as the new General Manager of the AEG Ogden operated Darwin Convention Centre. An executive with extensive experience in international hotels, the…

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Apr 23, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Tourism / Venues /


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