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Audience participation is a central feature of Kate Mulvany's performance. Photo by Brett Boardman

Every Brilliant Thing review: Kate Mulvany enlists audience

Ice cream. Things with stripes. The colour yellow. Staying up late.

When a mother attempts suicide, her seven-year-old daughter makes a list of everything wonderful in life. She hopes it will sustain her troubled mother.

NSW & ACT Arts Capacity Building Recipients Announced

NSW & ACT Arts Capacity Building Recipients Announced

The Sidney Myer Fund, Nelson Meers Foundation and W&A Johnson Family Foundation are pleased to announce the successful recipients of their co-funded Capacity Building Program for New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory artists and small to medium arts organisations. The program will distribute $340,000. This is the first collaborative funding project between the Sidney Myer Fund, Nelson Meers Foundation and W & A Johnson Family Foundation.

MPavilion Wins at the Melbourne Awards 2018. Photo by Alan Weedon

MPavilion Wins At Melbourne Awards 2018

The city's highest accolade, the Melbourne Awards acknowledge the achievements of people and organisations whose passion and commitment make Melbourne one of the world's most liveable cities. At the ceremony at Melbourne Town Hall on Saturday 17 November, our executive director Sam Redston accepted the award, thanking the thousands of collaborators who have helped to shape our program seasons since 2014, making the ongoing annual MPavilion project a cultural laboratory for the whole community.

The workshop space at Story Factory's Parramatta Dream Lab: creative concept by LAVA: Laboratory for Visionary Architecture and The Glue Society.

Story Factory creative writing program expands and opens Parramatta hub

A creative writing program that has been running in Sydney for six years is opening a new hub in Parramatta to better cater for the children of western Sydney.

"We really wanted to come here to work with these young people because they have generally lower results in reading and writing tests than they do in other parts of Sydney."

Urban Theatre Projects director Rosie Dennis with artists Rhyan Clapham and Curtis Kennedy. Photo: Brook Mitchell/Fairfax Media

Voices from the past speak to the present

Rhyan Clapham believes some places can reveal the connection between the present and the past. Clapham, a jazz drummer and hip-hop artist, is among the artists whose work features in Blak Box, a sound pavilion launching at Barangaroo Reserve that brings together contemporary Aboriginal voices.

Award-winning Spanish architect Carme Pinós to design MPavilion 2018

Award-winning Spanish architect, Carme Pinós to design MPavilion 2018

The MPavilion 2017/18 season may have only just wrapped up, but when one door closes, another one opens—and we're thrilled to introduce you to MPavilion's next architect. The fifth MPavilion, arriving in spring 2018, will be designed by Spanish architect and educator Carme Pinós of Estudio Carme Pinós, Barcelona.

Documentary Australia Foundation DOCSOCIAL

Documentary Australia Foundation
D O C S O C I A L Impact Documentary Series
INSPIRE. ENGAGE. CHANGE.

Documentary Australia Foundation (DAF) have teamed up with EVENT Cinemas and Village Cinemas to present D O C S O C I A L – showcasing the very best social impact documentary films, one each month for ten months in celebration of DAF’s ten-year anniversary.

Announcing the 2018 Stella Prize Longlist

Announcing The Stella Prize
2018 Longlist

Stella is delighted to announce the 2018 Stella Prize longlist and, for the very first time, $1000 in prize money for each longlisted author. In a year when women's voices are demanding to be heard, the 2018 Stella Prize longlist showcases the power and diversity of writing by women in Australia.