May 24, 2019

Trade war escalation ‘to cost households £656 a year’

The average US household will be left $831 (£656) worse off as a result of the latest hikes in tariffs on Chinese goods in the nations' trade war, according to economists.
May 24, 2019

Win tickets to the Geelong Spiegeltent, the Cabaret Festival and more

Giveaways: Win tickets to the Geelong Spiegeltent, the Cabaret Festival and Judi Dench's new movie, Red Joan
May 24, 2019

Seeds of Vivid floral fantasy planted from 12,000 kilometres away

When US Artist Andrew Thomas Huang was first approached to light the Sydney Opera House sails for this year's Vivid festival, he instantly agreed – despite never having visited Australia.
May 24, 2019

Harvey Weinstein said to reach $63.9 million deal to settle lawsuits

Lawyers for women who say they were victims of Weinstein have been in mediation since last year with representatives for the former studio mogul.
May 24, 2019

Australian Ballet artistic director David McAllister to step down

After an impressive 20-year innings, McAllister has announced he will move on at the end of next year.
May 24, 2019

‘It’s time’: Arts leaders demand long-term vision from Morrison government

"More Australians engage in the arts – go to galleries, read a book – than go to sports events." 
May 24, 2019

Simon Stephens’ pseudo-intellectual romance falls flat

From the man who adapted The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, Heisenberg is sorely lacking in emotional intelligence and depth.
May 24, 2019

Turning Pages: The work that goes on before the writing

It's all very well to be a best-selling novelist, but there's a lot of non-writing work that usually goes on before the kudos arrives.
May 24, 2019

An unconventional life: torn between religion and duty

Julia Sorell was upset by her husband's conversion to Catholicism.
May 24, 2019

Thomas Harris returns after 13 years, but no sign of Hannibal Lecter

Thomas Harris has a new novel and although it does not feature Hannibal Lecter, the bestselling author still wonders what his most famous creation is up to.
May 24, 2019

Picture Books: Five titles for younger readers

Great diversity revealed in picture books.
May 24, 2019

How anti-Semitism suited so many people in the 20th century

Paul Hanebrink argues that the Judeo-Bolshevik myth made Hitler and reach its zenith in Nazism and the Final Solution.