September 14, 2018

Music reviews: Paul McCartney, Macy Gray, Troye Sivan, Dave Holland and more

Macy Gray's Ruby, Troye Sivan's Bloom, John Munro's The Eureka Suite, Dave Holland's Uncharted Territories, Paul McCartney's Egypt Station, Spiritualized's And Nothing Hurt
September 14, 2018

Our pick of news from the plant world

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September 14, 2018

Melburnians sign up for what might just be art’s most invasive venture yet

What possesses someone to invite five strangers into their home for 48 hours? The answers might surprise you.
September 14, 2018

Botanic Gardens prepare for a fiery entry into the Melbourne Festival calendar

A French art collective is about to arrive in Melbourne with the express aim of lighting fires in the Royal Botanic Gardens. The troupe will line up bottles of gas, chunks of charcoal and sheets of wax and then, just when everything is good and flammab...
September 14, 2018

Menacing bride skewers cultural assumptions in Ballarat biennale

It is not the wedding most couples would imagine.
September 14, 2018

Having faced death, maestro Ryuichi Sakamoto says there is ‘always something’

A throat cancer diagnosis in 2014 shook Japanese maestro Ryuichi Sakamoto deeply, catalysing a desire to experiment boldly in a new series of shows.
September 14, 2018

Screen grabs: best of the small screen

Our pick of what's showing on the small screen this week.
September 14, 2018

Top five films: best of the big screen

Our pick of what's showing on the big screen this week.
September 14, 2018

Six Reasons to Visit Pomonal

Native flora, locally grown food and magnificent views.
September 14, 2018

Netflix renews Insatiable despite fat-shaming backlash

The show's first season prompted a content warning from Australian mental health organisation Mindframe. 
September 14, 2018

How a new city logo left parking officers fearing for their safety

A traditional symbol of power gave way to a softer, postmodern image.
September 14, 2018

Toni Collette accused of ‘diva-like antics’ on set of hit BBC drama

Insiders on risque show Wanderlust have a message for star Toni Collette: "You're terrible, Muriel."