Life could have been so different for Baxter the Robot. A product of US company, Rethink Robotics, Baxter was designed to perform any dull, repetitive tasks no human would ever want to undertake.
Nick Galvin is a journalist with The Sydney Morning Herald
The work is strongly informed by the artist having grown up in the Torres Strait.
Satu Vanska, principal violin with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, has spent many hours mastering Locatelli's labyrinth.
Nick Galvin looks at what it means to be part of the Spooky Men's Chorale.
From Brexit to Trump and Putin to populism, the best productions can give audiences a prism through which to view a disturbing world.
A process that lasted more than a decade has paid off for Michael Mulcahy.
Opera Australia thought all they had to worry about with Friday's opening night of Carmen on Sydney harbour was the bleak weather forecast that threatens the production.
It was love at first sight – or sound, at least – when Australian multi-instrumentalist David Lewis first encountered French chanteuse Belle du Berry singing with her group La Belle Equipe.
Just as Fairfax photographer Wolter Peeters was wondering how to make the best of a rather damp photo shoot in the Domain this week, the rain cleared and a rainbow obligingly appeared above the SQI dancers rehearsing for their big night.