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Jeff Mills: A musical futurist

Jeff Mills: A musical futurist

A pioneering DJ of electronic dance music for 30 years, Jeff Mills is now scoring music to visions of the future.

  • by Andrew Bock

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Songs of the desert a long way from home
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Songs of the desert a long way from home

Girls From Oz are travelling vast distances to break cycles of despair through the power of song, writes Michael Dwyer.

  • by Michael Dwyer
Sounds like movement with magic
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Sounds like movement with magic

The curators of the MoreArt festival continue to demonstrate that public art means a lot more than fixed sculptures in parks and plazas.

Mary Kiernan: The fire that survives
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Mary Kiernan: The fire that survives

Melbourne piano prodigy Mary Kiernan was en route to glory in the 1940s. Now only music and mystery remain.

  • by Michael Dwyer
One of Hitler's favourite operas gets standing ovation
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One of Hitler's favourite operas gets standing ovation

Hitler loved Meistersinger. Its thematic combination of German pride and purity lent itself nicely to his message.

  • by Bridget Davies
Astrid and Otto and a space to be wild inside
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Astrid and Otto and a space to be wild inside

Anyone who loves rock, who loves clowning and comedy and circus, won’t want to miss this collaboration with Circus Oz.

  • by Cameron Woodhead
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RNB Fridays: Great acts, pity about the wait
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RNB Fridays: Great acts, pity about the wait

The lure of a trip back down RNB memory lane saw tens of thousands flood Marvel Stadium but ...

Your weekend: our guide to what's on around Melbourne

Your weekend: our guide to what's on around Melbourne

Your weekend: The best in music, theatre, festivals, food. markets and much more.

Australia's city-centric theatre industry won't break this playwright
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Australia's city-centric theatre industry won't break this playwright

Even an award-winning playwright like Mary Anne Butler has trouble getting a look-in from major theatre companies.

  • by Steve Dow
Diva avoids the strut, she's here to sing
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Diva avoids the strut, she's here to sing

Stage and screen legend Dionne Warwick's family affair in Melbourne.

  • by Hannah Francis
Older and grumpier but still brimming with warmth, wit and whimsy
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Older and grumpier but still brimming with warmth, wit and whimsy

Bill Bailey once again delivers a solid two hours of belly laughs in his latest show.

  • by Hannah Francis