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Manus Play Made with Detainee Behrouz Boochani Premieres at Adelaide Festival, Candice Prosser , single work column

'A play depicting life for detainees on Manus Island and Nauru has opened in Adelaide after months spent trying to bring the work to Australia.'  (Article summary)

Extraordinary Women of the Island Films about to Hit the Big Screen, Rick Eaves , single work

'A humanitarian Master Mariner, a 14-year old who started her own business at 12 and a cowgirl who rode into the Mongolian high country — all Tasmanian women to be celebrated on screen during Ten Days on the Island.' (Article summary)

Nicole Kidman Transforms for Role in Destroyer, Makes 'pledge' to Work with Female Directors, single work column

'When you win a slew of Golden Globes and have an Oscar to your name, people tend to take notice of you around Hollywood.' (Article summary)

Perth Festival Gives New Australian Work an Internationally-recognised Platform on Which to Prove Itself, Dee Jefferson , single work column

'At a Sunday 5pm show, the fifth in an 11-show run for Perth collective The Last Great Hunt, performers Arielle Gray and Adriane Daff were rocking an 80s glam wrestling look and mugging for two cameras on the stage — when their show, titled Lé Nør [the rain], suddenly stopped.' (Article summary)

High School Students Follow in Baker Boy's Footsteps by Rapping in Yolngu Matha, Emilia Terzon , single work column

'A project working with high school students in the birthplace of musical group Yothu Yindi is putting Indigenous female rappers in the spotlight — and they are doing it in their own language, Yolngu Matha.' (Article summary)

Australian Writers' Festivals, Wracked by Controversy in 2018, Look Forward to 2019, Alice Walker , single work column

'Looking back on the last year of Australian writers' festivals, it seems like an existential crisis — a stream of controversy flowing from one media storm to another.' (Article summary)

John Barilaro, Don Harwin Overruled Expert Advice on Regional Arts Funding, Documents Reveal, Michaela Boland , Greg Miskelly , single work column

'Two senior NSW Government ministers ignored expert advice and approved unworthy projects in Coalition-held seats for part of a $100 million regional art fund ahead of the state election.' (Article summary)

Hotel Mumbai Depicts 2008 Terrorist Attacks with Chilling Realism but Not Enough Nuance, Jason Di Russo , single work column

'It's understandable that filmmakers are drawn to real-life atrocities. But dramatising evil can be a tricky endeavour if you're hoping to say something meaningful.' (Article summary)

The Heights Looks to Be Australia's First Genuinely Diverse Soap Opera, on Screen and behind the Scenes, Lauren Carroll Harris , single work column

'Abandoned babies, estranged sons, stolen inheritances. Beyond the pulpy plotlines and cheesy dialogue, soap operas say so much about a country's social progress — who is present and who is excluded in mainstream TV worlds.' (Article summary)

Stella Prize Dominated by Independent Publishers Vying for Australia's Top Prize for Writing by Women, Patrick Carey , single work column

'The shortlist for The Stella Prize for writing by women has this year been dominated by small publishers, with five of the six titles published by independent outfits.' (Article summary)

Former Director of Art Gallery of NSW Edmund Capon Dies After Battle with Cancer, Michaela Boland , single work obituary

'The man who profoundly shaped the modern era at Sydney's flagship art gallery, Edmund Capon, has died in England aged 78.'  (Article summary)

Australian Company Making It on Broadway Hopes to Take Muriel's Wedding Global, Michaela Boland , single work column

'Investing money in musicals is risky business, but the caravan king behind a new tour of the stage musical Muriel's Wedding isn't just out to make cash.'  (Article summary)

Hannah Gadsby's Nanette Follow-up Douglas Signals the Beginning of a Comedy Revolution, Dee Jefferson , single work column

'Life got very different for Hannah Gadsby in the wake of Nanette: she moved to Los Angeles, she got a stylist (and a tailor), she went to the Emmys.' (Article summary)

Convict Past Explored and Myths Busted in All-star Musical Vandemonian Lags, Matt Neal , single work column

'An Australian musical-theatre production is shining a light on Tasmania's convict past, and busting a few myths along the way.' (Article summary)

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