Steve Dow The opera Madama Butterfly will boast a giant sun, 20 metres in diameter, rising out of Sydney Harbour, as well as a large moon for a night of passion.
Steve Dow Doug and Danika Aplin shared a love of design and typography when they met in 2009, studying at Sydney's College of Fine Arts.
Steve Dow At the age of five, Matthew Mitcham and his mother, Vivienne, lived in their Brisbane home without electricity for six months.
Steve Dow In 1969, a third-generation young Chinese-Australian man moved from Brisbane to Sydney. William Yang, 25, had completed a Bachelor of Architecture degree, but wanted to be a playwright.
Steve Dow Nine's telemovie on drug smuggler Schapelle Corby gets brought forward, with the story bound to anger her supporters.
Steve Dow On whom can we blame Pam Ann, the airline hostess who has thrilled and frightened audiences from the day she was created as a novelty act at a Melbourne nightclub in 1996, spending the last two...
Steve Dow So, you've decided this weekend to see the Sydney Festival's baroque show-stopper Dido & Aeneas; choreographer Sasha Waltz's underwater spectacular set to Purcell's 17th-century opera at the...
Steve Dow Just when we thought we knew all we could know about Bob Downe, he has come out as straight.
Steve Dow Comedian and chanteuse Lady Rizo is erotic and filthy, leaping from Piaf to Parton to her own songs, wearing sequinned gloves, chandelier earrings and big lashes to accentuate the animated ''eye...
Steve Dow At 25, Casey Donovan's musical career has proven its longevity.
Steve Dow Whenever Xzannjah (pronounced ex-zann-yah) was feeling sad or lonely she would climb a tree and write stories.
Steve Dow Charisma and star power of a 16-year-old from the island of Buka impresses Hugh Laurie.
Steve Dow Justin Kilic is 18, and describes himself as “half-Turkish, half-Australian”. His bare torso on stage reveals a large dragon tattoo, and he wears make-up; face painted white, with black...
Steve Dow Phil Walker is in a prison cell. His hand is bandaged as he performs practice kicks, ready to defend himself.
Steve Dow From Redfern Now to Around the Block, meet the next generation of young Indigenous talent in TV and film.
Steve Dow The Opera House is a frequent artists' muse.
Steve Dow US singer Chaka Khan will headline a free concert in The Domain on the 2014 Sydney Festival's opening weekend, as organisers defend the festival against criticism it now lacks an opening day of free...
Steve Dow US singer Chaka Khan will headline a free concert in The Domain on the opening weekend of the 2014 Sydney Festival, as organisers bat away criticism that the festival lacks an opening day of free...
Steve Dow Telling someone else's ghost story scared Deborah Mailman, given her own experiences. Her father Wally, a great storyteller and a rodeo rider in the red dust of Queensland, died in 2000 but he has...
Steve Dow Bell Shakespeare will stage The Dream in Melbourne as part of its 2014 season.