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NSW infections expected to ‘plateau’ next week; 56 deaths and 4,300 in hospital nationally – as it happened
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Nino Bucci and Caitlin Cassidy (earlier)

14, Jan, 2022 @7:33 AM

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Benjamin Law resigns from Sydney festival board over Israeli embassy sponsorship
Law says decision to leave over $20,000 funding deal signed with the Israeli embassy is ‘mine alone’

Kelly Burke

14, Jan, 2022 @6:25 AM

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Three women are dancing on an iceberg in the sky. They don’t know how fast it will melt
For the next three days, artists will perform on a 2.5 tonne block of ice suspended above Sydney harbour – an ever-shrinking stage, and a huge logistical feat

Kelly Burke

13, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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‘Just a miss’: Sydney festival chair apologises after Israeli embassy sponsorship sparks boycott
David Kirk admits he was unaware of deal until he noticed the Israeli government logo on the program in November

Kelly Burke

13, Jan, 2022 @1:23 AM

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Israeli embassy claims it was asked by organisers to sponsor Sydney festival
Correspondence suggests festival told groups opposed to sponsorship $20,000 would also pay for Q&A session hosted by Israeli embassy

Kelly Burke

12, Jan, 2022 @7:43 AM

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Gene Simmons, Deborah Conway join opposition to Sydney festival boycott as more acts pull out
Tropical Fuck Storm among latest to withdraw over Israeli embassy sponsorship, saying organisers have put artists in a ‘shit sandwich’

Kelly Burke

07, Jan, 2022 @12:58 AM

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Sydney festival boycott: more than 20 acts withdraw over Israeli funding
Festival board issues new statement as protest against it grows, with program thrown into chaos two days before opening night

Kelly Burke

04, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Sexism, slurs and Australian art: women’s struggle to be seen in a male-dominated world
In her new tome Doing Feminism, Anne Marsh charts the trials and triumphs of women who shaped contemporary art

Kelly Burke

28, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Arts organisations pull out of Sydney festival in protest at Israeli embassy sponsorship
Festival says it will be reviewing all funding arrangements with embassies amid calls for boycott over $20,000 sponsorship of dance production

Kelly Burke

23, Dec, 2021 @9:14 PM

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Eric Clapton to waive legal costs against woman who attempted to sell single bootlegged CD
The artist’s management have issued a clarifying statement after the singer attracted criticism over the David v Goliath win

Kelly Burke

23, Dec, 2021 @5:39 AM

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AMA calls for mask mandate, density limits for Christmas – as it happened
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Cait Kelly (now) and Caitlin Cassidy and Matilda Boseley (earlier)

21, Dec, 2021 @8:02 AM

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‘Absolutely heartbroken’: event cancellations return to devastate Australia’s music industry
Jimmy Barnes, the Hoodoo Gurus and Faith No More are among those who have called off gigs amid the Omicron wave, as the industry renews calls for an insurance scheme

Kelly Burke

21, Dec, 2021 @3:34 AM

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