August 30, 2018

‘Victims can also be perpetrators’: Ronan Farrow on the Asia Argento scandal

The journalist who helped bring down Harvey Weinstein has made a much-anticipated appearance at the Melbourne Writers Festival. 
August 30, 2018

A shockingly brutal play you won’t soon forget

Sarah Kane's Blasted was written long before #MeToo but feels even more relevant today.
August 30, 2018

Threatened Uighur culture finds new life in Australia

As the Uighurs reportedly face mounting oppression in China, their ancient art is allowed the chance to bloom in Sydney
August 30, 2018

Fine American musicians flesh out Beach to Brahms

The Mimir Chamber Music Festival, now in it its 6th year, is a musical treasure.
August 30, 2018

‘He wasn’t Filipino’: Game of Thrones star rubbishes ‘whitewashing’ claims

Peter Dinklage says critics of his latest role have used incorrect information from Wikipedia as the basis for their claims.
August 30, 2018

Social Seen: Calamity Jane, an Insta-worthy fashion launch and diamonds

Best Sydney events of the week: The opening night of Calamity Jane at the Belvoir St Theatre; influencers gather for the Vero Moda launch and judging for the 2018 Diamond Guild Australia Jewellery Awards get underway. By Amy Croffey - amy.croffey@fairf...
August 30, 2018

Political theatre at its very best

The Fall is a vibrant, provocative and entertaining docu-drama about a student protest in South Africa.
August 30, 2018

Feminist artist Kiki Smith: ‘Getting older, certain things quiet’

The fearless New York artist shocked with art that explored the female body. Now, with a "different energy" she is exploring the magic of nature.
August 29, 2018

The Insult shows fighting talk as a form of expression

The Insult is a film close to home for Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri.
August 29, 2018

Kanye West apologises for saying slavery was ‘a choice’

The rapper said he was sorry for hurting people.
August 29, 2018

Aussie actor scores Charles Manson role in new Tarantino flick

Local fave has scored a coveted role in Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming epic Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
August 29, 2018

Ozark is back for season two – and it’s not any easier to watch

Six new or returning shows to tune into this week.