August 30, 2019

Yang Liping’s Rite of Spring comes to Melbourne Festival

The legendary Chinese dancer takes a cyclical approach to Stravinsky's central tragedy.
August 30, 2019

Something wicked this way comes with Carnival Row

Amazon's new drama Carnival Row is a rich mystery which blends steampunk, Lovecraft and Shakespeare.
August 30, 2019

Death of an artist: the powerful protest of Jean-Michel Basquiat

When artist Michael Stewart was killed in New York in 1983 - apparently by police brutality - painter Jean-Michel Basquiat turned the spotlight on racism.
August 30, 2019

Mum-of-two admits £10k Universal Credit scam but it will be 23 years before she’s repaid the cash

Woman only has to pay back £10 a week - so it will be 2042 before debt is cleared
August 30, 2019

Cycling to work could save commuters £1,400 per year, new study reveals

One in five commuters have turned their backs on cars and public transport in favour of cycling
August 30, 2019

Transgender artist Zackary Drucker on ‘all the people I have been’

On her way to Melbourne, the Transparent producer reflects on rebellion, transition and freedom.
August 30, 2019

The bandit and the farmer’s wife: a love story now written in song

A forgotten country girl of the goldrush era gave Lucie Thorne the lyrics of her new album, but its sound came from somewhere deeper.
August 30, 2019

Royal Navy’s warships are leaking admits HMS Queen Elizabeth captain

'The design is absolutely world class but it's inevitable that seals and valves can fail'
August 30, 2019

Plant-based diets ‘risk lowering the intake of a nutrient critical for brain health’

Choline is critical for brain health
August 30, 2019

Opening the doors of perception on drug addiction

Chris Fleming uses his training as a philosopher to scrutinise life as a drug addict.
August 30, 2019

You are what you read as a child – aren’t you?

How and why do books that we read as children still seem important to us when we are adults?
August 30, 2019

Turning Pages: Giving voice to more black writers

Australia is not immune to the backlash that has greeted overseas attempts to foreground literature not written by the dominant culture.