News: Arts

Ticketmaster fans name Come from Away as Australia’s 2019 Ticket of the Year

Ticketmaster has revealed that Come From Away - the critically-acclaimed Broadway musical which has been playing at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre since July - as Australia's Ticket…

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Nov 21, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Ticketing / Venues /


Rebuilding of La Mama Theatre commences

Construction to rebuild Melbourne’s La Mama Theatre has begun, 18 months on from the fire that destroyed the home of independent theatre in Australia. Victorian Minister for…

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Nov 21, 2019 Arts / Culture / Design / Entertainment / Venues /


Creative Partnerships Australia survey shows private sector increasing donations to the arts

A survey of 2,208 arts and cultural organisations across Australia has revealed that private sector support for the arts continues to rise. Conducted by Creative Partnerships Australia,…

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Nov 19, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Marketing /


Artists take the lead in developing program for 2020 New Zealand Festival of the Arts

The New Zealand Festival of the Arts has launched a new-look programme for its 2020 edition designed to enhance the nation’s reputation as the creator of innovative arts festival…

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Nov 19, 2019 Arts / Environment / Events / Venues /


Construction commences on the Sydney Modern Project

The Art Gallery of New South Wales has marked the start of construction of its $344 million expansion, the Sydney Modern Project, at a groundbreaking ceremony. NSW Premier Gladys…

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Nov 17, 2019 Arts / Culture / Design / Venues /


EVANZ announces finalists for 2019 Industry Awards

The Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand (EVANZ) has announced the finalists in its seventh annual industry awards following the completion of judging. Launched in 2013, the…

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Nov 15, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Marketing / Sport / Venues /


NSW Government approves funding for redevelopment of Walsh Bay arts precinct

The NSW Government has approved funding for the redevelopment of Pier 2/3 at the Walsh Bay precinct, ending fears from some of the state's largest arts companies that the major project…

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Nov 15, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Government / Venues /


Live music industry welcomes amendments to NSW Music Festivals Bill

Music industry bodies today welcomed the amendments to the Music Festivals Bill passed in the NSW Upper House last night. The NSW Upper House voted to amend the draft legislation to…

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Nov 14, 2019 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


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