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Kerrie is a senior entertainment writer at The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald

'If in doubt, take your clothes off': a revealing lunch with Maude Davey

'If in doubt, take your clothes off': a revealing lunch with Maude Davey

Maude Davey has many strings to her bow but she's best known for getting naked on stage.

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A timely reminder of the beauty of our relationship with animals

A timely reminder of the beauty of our relationship with animals

About 2 million species of animals have been identified – named and validated scientifically – around the world. That number is likely to reach 10 million, according to conservative estimates, others say it will be as many as 30 million.

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Frida Kahlo revealed through her recently unearthed personal photographs

Frida Kahlo revealed through her recently unearthed personal photographs

An exhibition at Bendigo Art Gallery offers a fresh perspective on Mexico's most intriguing artist.

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Suburbia and the changing streets of your town

Suburbia and the changing streets of your town

Quirkiness and loveliness abound in Melbourne's suburbs and it's being documented by two photographers on a mission.

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Back to Back makes 'quantum leap' with dystopian TV show

Back to Back makes 'quantum leap' with dystopian TV show

The celebrated Geelong theatre group challenges preconceptions about disability.

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My eye-popping $834 lunch with Heston Blumenthal

My eye-popping $834 lunch with Heston Blumenthal

For the famously eccentric celebrity chef, life is one delicious discovery after another.

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The three words that kick-started Paul Jennings's illustrious career

The three words that kick-started Paul Jennings's illustrious career

The children's author has helped countless children to develop a love of reading.

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Mandela's life a reminder about how much people power can achieve

Mandela's life a reminder about how much people power can achieve

Two shows – a musical and an exhibition – are trying to capture the essence of Nelson Mandela the man.

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Aboriginal children should not endure the struggles their parents did
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Aboriginal children should not endure the struggles their parents did

On the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth, a new exhibition urges us to work together to achieve equality and justice for all.

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My art is a way of trying to create cosmos out of chaos, says John Stezaker

My art is a way of trying to create cosmos out of chaos, says John Stezaker

John Stezaker's art is a form of collage that creates slightly surreal, thought-provoking works.

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'Normal still starts as being white, able-bodied and male,' says Kiruna Stamell

'Normal still starts as being white, able-bodied and male,' says Kiruna Stamell

Actor Kiruna Stamell says instead of viewing disabled bodies as freakish, we should try seeing the body as 'organic' and naturally occurring

  • by Kerrie O'Brien