Culture

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Arts sector gets a federal government top-up but $85m from Covid rescue package still not spent
Coalition promises $135m more to sector still waiting for a third of the original package

Kelly Burke

25, Mar, 2021 @2:45 AM

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Stephen Colbert on mass shootings: 'The only way to honor these victims is with action'
Late-night hosts discuss the Groundhog Day frustration of responding to two mass shootings in a week, as Republican lawmakers refuse to act

Adrian Horton

24, Mar, 2021 @3:32 PM

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Gill Wright obituary
Heritage campaigner who fought tirelessly to revive Manchester’s Edwardian Victoria Baths

Helen Pidd

24, Mar, 2021 @1:42 PM

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'Festival of Brexit': 10 teams announced as part of divisive £120m project
A celebration of British weather and a grow-your-own food initiative will be among the festivities

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

24, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Dark Mofo: Tony Albert and Reko Rennie among artists demanding change at Mona
Brook Andrew and Kira Puru are also among the 2,000 signatories who say they will boycott the Tasmanian museum and its festivals unless their demands are met

Stephanie Convery

24, Mar, 2021 @5:59 AM

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Trevor Noah on Miami spring break mayhem: 'Covid is not over. All right?'
Late-night hosts recap a weekend of maskless parties in Florida as Covid cases rise again and check in on Trump’s retirement

Adrian Horton

23, Mar, 2021 @3:26 PM

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'We made a mistake': Dark Mofo pulls the plug on 'deeply harmful' Indigenous blood work
The Tasmanian festival renowned for pushing artistic boundaries has admitted that this time it may have gone too far

Kelly Burke

23, Mar, 2021 @3:47 AM

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‘It’s the ritual’: vinyl sales look set to break Australian records, so who is still buying CDs?
Computers and cars may no longer come with disc drives – but there are still stalwarts committed to CDs

Celina Ribeiro

23, Mar, 2021 @2:21 AM

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The price is not right: are there too many streaming services?
The sheer volume of TV platforms on offer, from Netflix to Now TV, means constant entertainment now comes with a whopping price tag

Luke Holland

22, Mar, 2021 @1:00 PM

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'I got a job on a fishing trawler' – Covid: one year on, stars of music and theatre look back
In the second of our two-parter, rock stars, roadies, actors, dancers, composers and comics describe how their lives have been transformed without live shows – and imagine what now lies ahead

Dave Simpson , Imogen Tilden, Arifa Akbar, Lyndsey Winship and Brian Logan

22, Mar, 2021 @1:00 PM

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'Monstrosity on stilts': Powerhouse museum under fire after Parramatta River floods
Inundation in western Sydney reignites debate about the location of the $915m project

Kelly Burke

22, Mar, 2021 @4:46 AM

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'We needed to rescue the nation from despair': culture's year of Covid
Comedians went virtual, Ai Weiwei went to Portugal – and Bake Off pledged the show would go on. In the first of a two-part series, cultural figures look back on a year that shook their industry

Michael Segalov, Andrew Dickson, Keza MacDonald and Andrew Pulver

21, Mar, 2021 @6:27 PM

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