News: Arts

Christchurch Performing Arts Precinct parking proposal rejected by Council

Strong feedback from the Christchurch community against the development of a public carpark building in Christchurch’s Performing Arts Precinct has resulted in councillors rejecting…

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Mar 16, 2022 Arts / Entertainment / Environment / Venues /


Designs revealed for Melbourne’s new NGV Contemporary  

The winning design by Angelo Candalepas and Associates for Melbourne art gallery – NGV Contemporary – will include arched entries, 13,000 square metres of display space, an expansive…

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Mar 15, 2022 Arts / Culture / Design / Tourism / Venues /


Live music industry set to experience significant growth in the Asia-Pacific region

A new report on how the global live music industry will perform over the next three years has suggested that 32% of its growth will be in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. Released by…

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Mar 15, 2022 Arts / Entertainment / Ticketing / Venues /


World Leisure Day returns for second year

The World Leisure Organisation has announced its World Leisure Day initiative will be celebrated all around the globe on 16th April. Being coordinated by the World Leisure Center of…

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Mar 14, 2022 Arts / Education / Recreation / Sport / Tourism /


New $6 million live music precinct to open in Adelaide

Live Nation, Secret Sounds, Five Four Entertainment, and the team behind Brisbane’s successful Fortitude Music Hall and The Triffid venues have announced the launch details of a new…

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Mar 14, 2022 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


Film festival and women’s sports club among Victorian Government funding recipients for their celebration of LGBTIQ+ communities  

In celebration of diversity, inclusion, and connection across Victoria, the State Government is funding a diverse range of events and activities with grants of up to $10,000. Among the 20…

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Mar 14, 2022 Arts / Culture / Sport / Wellness /


Blue Mountains Theatre supports local bands with live music opportunities

Blue Mountains Theatre is partnering with Retro Rehash this April to set up the live music event, Sounds of our Towns - Mountains Getdown, in which six local bands will perform at the…

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Mar 13, 2022 Arts / Entertainment / Venues /


New Director General appointed at Western Australia’s Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

The Western Australian Government has announced the appointment of Lanie Chopping as the permanent Director General of its Department Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.…

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Mar 11, 2022 Arts / Entertainment / Government / Recreation / Sport /


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