comedy April 9, 2022

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

The real treasures of this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival are its local acts.

festival March 12, 2022

Adelaide Festival

This year’s Adelaide Festival is headlined by Barrie Kosky’s latest opera, but among the most affecting shows are the most modest.

festival February 26, 2022

Perth Festival

Despite ongoing issues with the pandemic, this year’s Perth Festival opened with two notable local works.

film February 19, 2022

Europa! Europa! festival

A new film festival offers cinephiles a tranche of riches from contemporary European directors.

festival January 15, 2022

2022 Sydney Festival

The Sydney Festival opens with work that pushes against structures of promise and oppression.

theatre October 16, 2021

Melbourne and Sydney Fringe Festivals go online

This year’s Melbourne and Sydney Fringe Festivals put together lively online programs that prove theatre can successfully translate to screen.

film September 25, 2021

Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

The devastating impact of climate change on rural villagers is explored in two films from India’s border regions.

festival July 24, 2021

Illuminate festival

Adelaide’s inaugural Illuminate festival offers a mixed bag of work, from the indifferent to the revelatory.