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Friday 3 February, 2012 at 12:24pm

Artscape - The First Interview

In Paris 1886, the world's first media interview took place when the great photographer Felix Nadar interviewed the scientist and sceptic Michel Chevreul on his 100th birthday. more >

Wednesday 1 February, 2012 at 04:11pm

The Keith Haring mural in Collingwood - restoration vs stabilisation

In 1984, assisted by students, Keith Haring painted a mural in the inner Melbourne suburb of Collingwood in under a day. 28 years later, the future of the mural is divided over the issue of whether it should be stabilised or restored. What would Keith have wanted? more >

Sunday 8 January, 2012 at 07:32pm

Curator defends MONA FOMA fees

The curator of Hobart's MONA FOMA music and arts festival says the decision to charge patrons a fee for the first time is not about making a profit.

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Wednesday 21 December, 2011 at 02:23pm

Autoluminescent - Rowland S Howard

With recent and moving interviews, archival interviews and other fascinating and original footage, AUTOLUMINESCENT traces the life of Rowland S Howard. Screens 9.30pm Wednesday 25th January 2012. more >

Tuesday 6 December, 2011 at 10:51am

Art school out for summer

Victorian College of the Arts Masters students and graduating Performing Arts Production, Visual Arts, Film and TV and Music students put their works on show. more >

Arts and Entertainment:Theatre

Monday 5 December, 2011 at 12:57pm

Blanchett delivers blistering turn in Gross und Klein

How best to describe Cate Blanchett’s characterzisation of Lotte in Botho Strauss’s Gross und Klein? Gutsy and incandescent spring to mind. In a demanding and difficult role – to which she commits heart, body and soul – she astonishes with a virtuoso performance of eccentric ardour. It’s nothing short of a career triumph. more >

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