An overhaul of fees in Australian universities will see humanity courses cost more than double of what students are paying right now. But what does this mean for Australia and its future?
None are suffering financially more than those in the arts and entertainment industries and there has been very little in the way of government support for those whose full-time income relies on creative work.
Scout Wallen Northern rivers’ leaders in the arts and culture industry are calling on locals to form a coordinated action plan in response to the government’s decision to abolish a federal Department for the Arts. Last Thursday 5 December, Prime... Read More →
Paul Ireland’s gritty re-imagining of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure and the promise of a ritzy party drew 250 film lovers and social butterflies to Palace Cinemas on Friday evening for the Opening Night of the Byron Bay Film Festival (BBFF).
It’s like you nibbled Alice’s mushroom, and stepped inside another world. But the portal door only opens for one night only.
It came as a surprise that, in a new burb devoted mostly to stockmarket rumours, West Byron’s Pennywise Estate, an art gallery should rise from devastated paddocks.
A group of local artists and community members have banded together to put ‘art’ back into the Federal School of Arts.
Sculpture is taking root in Mullumbimby with the $30,000 Spirit of Chincogan commission currently seeking submissions and the inaugural Ingenuity Community Sculpture Festival set to take place during the Mullum Music Festival later in the year.
The Swell Sculpture Festival at Currumbin is now celebrating its 15th year and Byron Shire artists will once again be involved in the free ten-day exhibition on Currumbin Beach from September 8 till 17.
This Friday August 11, 6–8pm, the BSA Project Space is showing its second Double Bill exhibition for 2017.
Northern rivers residents are being urged to ‘get off their arts’ and discover the artistry and culture of Lismore during August. For the second year, the City will be celebrating all forms of art with hundreds of events showcasing local talent.
The Margaret Olley Art Centre in Murwillumbah was officially launched by Governor General Quentin Bryce on Saturday in a gala celebration.