Emerging art: Bluethumb Art Prize 2018

Young, scrappy and hungry, art startup Bluethumb is a game-changer for artists. Online marketplace Bluethumb enables artists to sell their works direct-to-public. For ordinary consumer products, marketplaces can rely on buyers to have had some brick-and-mortar experience. Everyone buys clothing and…

Profile: Australian World Orchestra and Riccardo Muti

A league of extraordinary performers meet once a year. To learn more, The Plus Ones talk with Alexander Briger AO, Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Australian World Orchestra. From May 2nd to 5th, the Australian World Orchestra will…

James Ehnes plays Bach at the Melbourne Recital Centre

The virtuoso violinist performs two Partitas and a Sonata, from Sei Solo by Bach. On performance night in the Melbourne Recital Centre, Canadian-born James Ehnes strides onto the empty stage with his violin. For his Great Performers appearance, he will…

Awkward Threesome

Awkward Threesome at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

There is a significant selection of improvised shows at this year’s festival, and within them is a particular trans-Tasman duo that have brought over a very successful and delightful formula. ‘Awkward Threesome‘ sees Wellington based stalwarts of improvisation Jennifer O’Sullivan…

Abracadabra Film

21st Spanish Film Festival Review: ‘Abracadabra’

The zany, genre-hopping Abracadabra kicks off the 21st Spanish Film Festival The appropriately titled Abracadabra was shown at the media preview for the 21st Spanish Film Festival, showcasing a little of the movie magic in Spanish filmmaking. Beginning 19 April and running…

4 things that we love about the Nintendo Labo

For years Nintendo have been making the most innovative and creative consoles on the market, and with the launch of the brand new Nintendo Labo they have done something that no one saw coming – made crafting cool. We were…