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Posted 15 Feb 2017 @ 1:54pm

Australians have been among the first to criticise the controversial policies of Donald Trump's administration, including the new President's threat to decimate funding to the arts and creative industries. 

 

However, it's time we looked in our own backyard, where the Coalition government has already enacted these policies. JOSEPH EARP reports.

 

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Posted 27 Jan 2017 @ 12:07pm

Some 11 years ago, George took to the Forecourt of the Sydney Opera House and said goodbye.

 

The Brisbane-based outfit had been making music for almost a decade, providing the soundtrack for the romance and heartbreak of thousands of adolescents around the country, and reshaping Australian pop for years to come.

 

Yet it was never designed to be a permanent...

Posted 10 Aug 2016 @ 1:24pm

As part of its newly launched 2017 program, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra has announced a series of concerts with Australian singers Megan Washington, Kate Miller-Heidke and Katie Noonan.

 

The Kaleidoscope series will see these three leading lights of the Australian female vocal community perform songs old and new with a full orchestral arrangement.

 

These...

Posted 29 Jan 2016 @ 3:15pm

Beloved Brisvegas vocalist Katie Noonan is teaming up with renowned British string group the Brodsky Quartet to release a new album With Love and Fury. To celebrate, these ever-expeditious musicians are about embark on a national tour.

 

 

The album is being recorded in London, reimagining the words of Australian poet Judith Wright. Onstage, the With Love And Fury show...

Posted 2 Oct 2015 @ 3:55pm

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Dance is a curious creature. There’s an immediacy to it, a boldness and an inherent sexual magnetism that it exudes, as well as the aura of watching gifted performers engage in their craft.

 

But there’s also the sense that, without some training in the form or some intimate knowledge of its meaning, much is lost in translation. This collection of both new and...

Posted 23 Sep 2015 @ 12:51pm

What unites the three pieces in Triptych to make them a coherent whole?

 

The three dance works in Triptych are set to the beautiful music of one of the most acclaimed composers of the 20th century, Benjamin Britten. The music is all being performed live – the dancers and musicians will literally share the stage. So another element that will tie the works together is the unique...

Posted 2 Jul 2015 @ 4:59pm

Singer-songwriter Katie Noonan has announced a 15-date national tour in support of her new album, Transmutant.

 

Due out on July 24, the LP marks her return to Katie Noonan's Vanguard, her fleshed out four-piece band. She'll take them out on the road this spring, making stops in regional Australia as well as a slew of capital cities before ending the tour with a special show in...

Posted 17 Jun 2015 @ 1:42pm

The Sydney Dance Company has announced an exclusive season of works by Rafael Bonachela at the Roslyn Packer Theatre, spotlighting a vast cross-section of the arts community.

 

An evening of dance set to the music of Benjamin Britten, the stunning three-part program Triptych is presented in collaboration with the Sydney Dance Company, the Australian Chamber Orchestra and will...

Posted 12 Mar 2015 @ 9:00am

1. The First Song I Wrote

The first proper song I wrote was a song called ‘Homebrew’ – it was a song reflecting on an uneasy feeling I was having around the time Pauline Hanson was elected into Federal Parliament. I have always been a pretty leftish, one-love-style hippie, and this was one of the first times I realised there were a lot of people who didn’t think similarly to me. It was...

Posted 4 Nov 2014 @ 1:50pm

After the success of her Songs That Made Me tour in 2013, Katie Noonan has expanded the project this year to include an album. It features Noonan collaborating with some of Australia’s finest female musicians including Deborah Conway, Kylie Auldist, Angie Hart and Ainslie Wills. 

 

One of the many highlights on Songs That Made Me is their mesmerising interpretation of...

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