Fiesta de la Musica comes to the Gold Coast

THE Arts Centre Gold Coast will celebrate 13 days of classical arts with Fiesta de la Musica from May 19 - 31.

The MCG to turn pink to support breast cancer on Mother's Day weekend.

THE MCG will turn pink on Saturday, May 9 as the inaugural Pink Lady Match between inter-city rivals Melbourne football club and Sydney Swans celebrates mums and raises fund for breast cancer awareness.

An evening with Stephen Hawking

THERE are few scientists that can be said to have touched the public imagination in the ways that Stephen Hawking has.

Folk music fun down by the river

THE St Albans Folk Festival is three days of folk music in a laid-back setting near Wisemans Ferry, NSW.

Get in the swing

THE embodiment of swing, the legendary Count Basie Orchestra, will bring its 80th anniversary tour to Australia during May. 

Grand dame of city sings again

THE Sydney Town Hall organ has cleared its throat and is ready to thrill audiences with a new voice at a series of free recitals following a $1.2 million restoration.

June takes art to the outback

FORMER jillaroo turned international artist June McCotter, of Nambour, opened an exhibition of her landscape and abstract paintings at Tambo, Queensland, over the Easter weekend.

Italy comes to Ettalong

ALL things Italian from singing, to cars and Vespas, food, coffee, films, pasta and even Maremma dogs will be coming to Ettalong in April.

After the colonists came...

CONTEMPORARY responses to the legacy of British occupation is the focus of the Colonial Afterlives exhibition at Salamanca Arts Centre until April 27.

Beethoven unleashed at ACT music festival

FOR devotees of Beethoven it doesn’t get much better – a long weekend dedicated entirely to the great German composer and phenomenon of astounding force.