Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening – Youth, rebellion, sexuality and mortality

12 April

Spring Awakening tickets now on sale Tickets for StageArt’s upcoming Broadway musical Spring Awakening are now on sale. Following the announcement of an extremely talented cast, the much-anticipated musical production will be showing from 19 May to 4 June at Prahran’s popular performance venue Chapel off Chapel. The Tony Award-winning musical captures the electrifying journey […]

ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 FREE Key Events 19 April – 14 May, 2017

11 April

ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 is drawing closer with just over two weeks to go until the official opening on Wednesday 19 April. A festival of provocative climate change related arts and ideas, the event provides a platform for the discussion of the challenges, opportunities, impacts, and solutions associated with climate change. At the core of the festival […]

Under the sun: Reimagining Max Dupain’s Sunbaker

10 April

Under the sun: Reimagining Max Dupain’s Sunbaker is a large-scale exhibition of new works commissioned from 15 artists responding to Australian photographer Max Dupain’s iconic ‘Sunbaker’ image. Artists include Peta Clancy, Christopher Day, Destiny Deacon, Michaela Gleave, Nasim Nasr, Sara Oscar, Julie Rrap, Khaled Sabsabi, Yhonnie Scarce, Christian Thompson, Angela Tiatia. Kawita Vatanajyankur, Daniel Von […]

Spring Awakening

StageArt announces the cast for Spring Awakening

29 March

StageArt is pleased to announce the cast for the Victorian professional premiere of the Broadway musical Spring Awakening, which will play at Prahran’s Chapel off Chapel from May 18. Spring Awakening is the Tony Award winning story of youth, rebellion, sexuality and mortality set to a beautiful contemporary rock and folk infused score that conveys […]

ART+CLIMATE CHANGE 2017: Program highlights and website now live

24 March

CLIMARTE’s highly anticipated festival of provocative climate change related arts and ideas, ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017, has now launched its website (artclimatechange.org). Running from 19 April – 14 May across venues in Melbourne and regional Victoria, ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 provides a platform for the discussion of the challenges, opportunities, impacts, and solutions associated with climate change. Five exhibits […]

Stonnington Jazz 2017: a celebration of all-Australian talent

23 March

The award-winning Stonnington Jazz 2017 returns for its 12thth year to present more extraordinary performances by Australian artists, both established and emerging, across a wide variety of jazz styles. The festival will run from 11 May to 21 May and Chelsea Wilson will return as Artistic Director for the second consecutive year. “I’m honoured to […]

Discover Melbourne’s #secretingredient at the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

23 March

River Graze Presented by Melbourne Water, 31 March – 2 April This Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Melbourne Water encourages festivalgoers to learn how water is the #secretingredient in all the great produce we eat, drink and grow. To illustrate, the world’s largest floating fruit bowl will take pride of place on the Yarra River […]

Vote with your Art: Melbourne Fringe Festival 2017 registrations open April

21 March

Take a stand. Have a say. Listen to others. Change your mind. Then change it again. In 2017, Melbourne Fringe embraces the capacity of the arts provoke, incite and inspire change. Artists are encouraged to get out of the echo chamber and use their art to take a stand. Dust off the soap box. Have […]

One Last Call: Recycling mobile phones for Art + Climate = Change 2017

17 March

One Last Call is a participatory artwork by Anna Madeleine in collaboration with Dr Renee Beale that considers the environmental impact of manufacturing mobile phones, and a provocation to invent more sustainable ways to communicate. The event is presented by Carlton Connect Initiative’s LAB-14 Gallery, and is part of CLIMARTE’s ART + CLIMATE = CHANGE […]

PHANTASMAGORIA Free arts festival in Alpine National Park

7 March

PHANTASMAGORIA is a free site-responsive festival produced by the Bogong Centre for Sound Culture that reimagines Bogong Village, located in the foothills of Victoria’s stunning Alpine National Park. Based around the concept of ‘phantasmagoria’ – a sequence of images like that seen in a dream – this illuminating project comprises performances, exhibitions and artist talks […]