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February 11, 2019

Opera for One at OA

Opera Australia has introduced a new program for people who’d love to go to the opera but have no-one to go with. Heathcliffe Auchinachie agreed to try it out for us.

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February 7, 2019

Bleach* Festival announces its 2019 program

Louise Bezzina will mark her final festival as Artistic Director with a monumental performance of Verdi’s Requiem, a drive-in dance work, a ship that doubles as a musical instrument – and 180 fitness balls on the beach.

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Visual Art
January 9, 2019

Decoding Da Vinci

On May 2, it is the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, with celebrations planned across Europe. Art historian Rosalind Ormiston explores the life and genius of the original ‘universal man’ – artist, inventor, scientist, architect, and possibly a vegetarian.

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