When pistol-packing virtuoso Vitaly Kruchin decided to take a shot at some Beethoven he was not talking metaphorically.
Nick Galvin is a journalist with The Sydney Morning Herald
Ben Mendelsohn has pulled off a shock win at the Emmys, snatching an award from under the noses of redhot Game of Thrones favourites Kit Harington and Peter Dinklage.
The Garden Palace caused a sensation when it was built in 1879.
An elegant and simple premise to guide us through human history.
In news that will surely have 14-year-old girls everywhere reaching for the teary emoji on their phones, the makers of Pretty Little Liars have announced that the seventh series of the show will be its last.
So that's the VMA grab bag of antics, awards, performance and pouting over with for another year. It wasn't a vintage year by any means and, if you were looking only at the TV ratings, you might even be tempted to conclude that its relevance is fading.
Beyonce Knowles has been crowned queen of the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards after scooping the Video of the Year award for Formation and Best Female Video for Hold Up, both from her album Lemonade.
Don't Breathe, a low-budget horror flick hailed by one critic as having the scariest scene since Silence of the Lambs, has made a blockbuster debut in the US, earning almost double its meagre budget in the first weekend alone.
Mike Parr has had his face sewn up, nailed his arm to a wall, and been spattered with his own blood. What is it like being Australia's most extreme artist?
Lust and madness, ambition and booze all take centre stage in a diverse and ambitious offering from Pinchgut Opera for its 2017 season.