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Activists angry over Perth festival Fringe World’s new deal with fossil fuel giant Woodside
Woodside has transitioned its sponsorship to ‘philanthropy’ at the festival’s parent company Artrage, which says it is ‘not in business of making political statements’

Mark Naglazas

23, Jun, 2021 @11:00 PM

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Greta Lee Jackson: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen on the internet
We ask connoisseurs of comedy to provide a tasting plate from the smorgasbord of laughs. Greta Lee Jackson serves up this one

Greta Lee Jackson

23, Jun, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Kimmel on Trump asking advisers to stop comedians: ‘He can’t take a joke’
Late-night hosts react to news that the former president asked advisers if the justice department could stop comedians from making jokes at his expense

Adrian Horton

23, Jun, 2021 @3:32 PM

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Barbican boss to step down after ‘institutional racism’ row
Barbican denies Sir Nicholas Kenyon’s departure was prompted by claims organisation was ‘insidiously’ racist

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

23, Jun, 2021 @12:34 PM

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UK festivals organisers need urgent help, say MPs
Public accounts committee highlights confusion within government over how post-Covid arts fund will affect sector

Rajeev Syal

23, Jun, 2021 @5:01 AM

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English festival season on a knife-edge without government support
Analysis: organisers are already starting to cancel events due to the lack of a state-run insurance scheme

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

23, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Sony Music Australia: more executives on leave as investigation into workplace culture continues
Denis Handlin’s son Pat Handlin and senior executive Mark Stebnicki are reportedly on indefinite leave, a day after Denis was removed as CEO

Kelly Burke

23, Jun, 2021 @4:20 AM

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Battlestar Galactica: one of television’s greatest space operas that’s anything but goofy
In the midst of a war between humans and robots, an old warship is enlisted to lead the remains of the human race to safety

Luke McCarthy

22, Jun, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Arsenal’s 1989 title-winning match to get orchestral treatment
Work by Mark-Anthony Turnage at Barbican celebrates 2-0 victory against Liverpool at Anfield

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

22, Jun, 2021 @5:00 PM

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It’s not just music festivals suffering | Letters
Letters: Carol Taylor reports that a Derbyshire arts extravaganza is put off for another year, while Jennifer Jenkins believes we are governed by philistines

Letters

22, Jun, 2021 @4:50 PM

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Colbert on Trump Covid revelations: ‘The main detail? There wasn’t one’
Late-night hosts mock Trump’s Covid response as outlined in a new book and a conservative crowd’s heckling of Mike Pence

Adrian Horton

22, Jun, 2021 @3:32 PM

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Unknown treasures: the forgotten women of Manchester’s Factory Records
A new exhibition shines a light on the female creatives and managers who helped turn the home of Joy Division and New Order into a three decade-long powerhouse

Leonie Cooper

22, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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