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Arts stories

The following stories relate to The Arts in Tasmania:

Our poetic journey

Tasmania’s rich literary heritage is being celebrated through the voice of poetry. A series of poetry readings will draw on 150 years of Tasmanian verse to take the audience on a journey of discovery. The first session, The Effects of Light: Tasmania in Voice and Verse, will feature original work from renowned Tasmanian poet Tim Thorne.

23 April 2019, Edition 204

Eat the problem

Mona’s latest exhibition invites us to ‘Eat the Problem’. We are encouraged to dine on plates of cane toad, cat, horse tartare and other invasive species.

23 April 2019, Edition 204

Dark Mofo goes underground

As the temperature drops, the heat rises around Tasmania’s hugely popular subversive winter festival – Dark Mofo. The recently released program for the three-week June event, Dark Mofo’s seventh outing, includes an underground twist.

23 April 2019, Edition 204

Ceramics fire up

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Hobart’s night sky will fire up early next month, as one of the country’s landmark artistic events – the Australian Ceramics Triennale – draws to a close in spectacular style.

23 April 2019, Edition 204

Autumn’s artistic feast

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March is the month for lovers of the arts, with two of Tasmania’s premier events – The Glover Prize and Ten Days on The Island – heralding autumn’s arrival.

19 March 2019, Edition 203

Wolfe Brothers scoop Golden Guitars

The competition was fierce at country music’s ‘night of nights’, but it was a Tassie trio that stole the show. The Wolfe Brothers were the biggest winners at Australia’s most prestigious country music awards.

18 February 2019, Edition 202

Hotel history inspires jewellery art

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Art and history collide in a unique exhibition of hand-crafted jewellery reflecting the rich character of one of Tasmania’s oldest hotels.

18 February 2019, Edition 202

Change of baton at TSO

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It is a pivotal year for the state’s much-loved Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (TSO) as the baton is handed to a new boss.

18 February 2019, Edition 202

Murder she wrote

A new Tasmanian writers’ festival inspired by Agatha Christie will draw some well-known literary names to the Huon Valley. Crime writer, Tara Moss, and Ned Kelly Award winner, Sulari Gentill, will headline the Terror Australis Reader and Writers Festival, at Cygnet.

14 February 2019

Glover lovers rejoice

The countdown is on for the Glover Prize, with 42 finalists selected for the prestigious award from 482 submitted entries.

14 February 2019, Edition 202

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27 June 2019, Edition 206

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