Win tickets to NGV Friday Nights with Van Gogh and Toby Martin

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Experience Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition Van Gogh and the Seasons after-hours, every Friday from 28 April – 7 July. Enjoy classical string quartet recitals, drop into exhibition talks, grab a bite to eat and wrap up your night with live performances by international and Australian acts in the Great Hall. On May 5, Australian singer-songwriter and

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Australia’s Cultural Revolution – it’s time to remake the Australia Council

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In 2015, George Brandis inadvertently catalysed the cultural revolution the Australian arts needs to have if it is to drag itself kicking and screaming into the 21st century. Aided and abetted by a Senate Inquiry, a Federal Election and the dumping of the aforementioned Attorney-General as Arts Minister, the landscape continues to transform. The decades-long

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WATCH: Paul Kelly, Dan Sultan & A.B. Original salute Archie Roach

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Legendary singer-songwriter Archie Roach was honoured at Monday night’s APRA Music Awards, winning the 2017 Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music. But arguably the greatest honour came in the form of a performance by Paul Kelly, Dan Sultan and A.B. Original, who played a poignant rendition of Roach’s Took The Children Away merged with parts of Kelly’s Dumb

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You’re the Voice: Katie Noonan calls on Australians to sing out against domestic violence

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Queensland Music Festival’s new artistic director Katie Noonan has today put a call out to Australian choirs to participate in a nationwide singalong of John Farnham’s You’re the Voice, in support of positive change for domestic and family violence. “Often domestic violence is given silence as a sign of respect and dignity, but rather than that

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