Vive the Arts Republic! What Macron’s En Marche can show Australia’s artists

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PJ Collins, the leader of Australia’s Arts Party – formed two years ago after Senator George Brandis’ failed attack on the Australia Council – argues that only when we become a Republic, will Australia truly appreciate and celebrate its creativity. *** It’s been fascinating to watch the rise of Emmanuel Macron in France. He’s the perfect foil to the slow

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Living Colour Live (Metro Theatre, Sydney)

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Unfortunately, I discovered the wonder of Living Colour relatively late in life for a rock ‘n’ roll fan. I was aware of them as a teenager when they were at their peak and I enjoyed their hits (Cult of Personality, Type, Love Rears Its Ugly Head), but I didn’t delve into their magnificent, flawless, timeless, hybrid, hard rock

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Live Performance Australia calls on Government to fight ticket scalpers

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Live, Music, News & Commentary |

Australia’s peak body for live producers and promoters, Live Performance Australia (LPA) has issued a new call to the Turnbull Government to legislate against “ticket bots”, the automatic ticket-buying software used by scalpers. Legislation criminalising the use of these bots came into effect in the UK this week, while the US Congress introduced the Better Online Ticket Sales

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