Talking about arts, culture, humanities and the creative minds that help us make sense of the world. Served with a splash of the finest music.
Nature, Nurture, Culture
In which Lisa Roet explains why she erected a giant silver chimpanzee in front of Arts Centre Melbourne; Loretta Barnard shares what she learned about creativity by writing a book on 27 Australian musical families; and Zvi Belling proves his theory that Hip Hop is the ‘firstborn’ of Jazz music.
Art Vs Extinction
In which Australian national treasure Moira Finucane shares her journey from the intimacy of cabaret theatres to the vastness of Antarctica and back to the fire-stricken rural towns of Victoria; and singer-songwriter Biddy Healey explains how she made an eco-feminist art-pop album about ecological collapse.
Change The Culture
In which Brian Ritchie shares the secret of MONA FOMA and the Violent Femmes longevity; Gelareh Pour brings ancient Persian sounds to the Melbourne music community; Big Tim Stiles explains how the comic anthology ‘Australia Burns’ was the first artwork to respond to the 2019 bushfires; and we listen to the rock-tinged Greek folk sounds of Kadinelia.
The Art Precinct is open!
In which Katharina Prugger guides us through the 2020 NGV Triennial; we celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Mace Francis Orchestra; Christina Bacchiela explains what makes Athens an international cultural hub; Aggeliki Toubanaki sings in four languages; and comedian Beth McMullen analyses the problem with men.
Ιn which Kerri Glasscock explains how Sydney Fringe became Global Fringe; Con Kalamaras introduces the Greek Fringe; and Zoe Hauptmann invites us to both Wangaratta Jazz and Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival. Join in and celebrate music, theatre, literature, culture and All that Art.