Conversation Hour with Jon Faine
More female parts: Evelyn Krape, Sally Whitwell and...06/25/15
The much-loved star of Australia You're Standing In It and so much more, meets a composer and pianist determined to keep music friendly.
Musical lives: Anna O'Byrne, Lindsay Field and Wilbur Wilde
Celebrating The Beatle's Rubber Soul and Revolver albums, and solving a problem like Maria in West Side Story.
A new album from Tim Rogers and The Bamboos
Lance Ferguson's band The Bamboos have a new album out, and barrister John Tesarsch has just published a new novel.
New theatre and new ways of presenting a comedy series
Harry Greenwood is in a well received production of a Caryl Churchill play, and Rain Fuller and Osamah Sami have made a comedy series for the internet.
St Petersburg Ballet and Bill Armstrong
Bill Armstrong will be inducted into the Music Victoria Hall of Fame this year. Find out why. And meet Maria Kobzeva, a young star of the St Petersburg Ballet, with Andrew Guild, the producer who brought them to Australia.
Lynn Ruth Miller: cabaret and stand-up in your eighties.
In this year's Cabaret Festival, Lynn Ruth Miller is Not Dead Yet, and Annie Lee explores the work and life of her friend Agnes Bernelle in the show Lighthouse Berlin.
Creative industries talkback forum
As the Victorian government commences public consultation ahead of the development of a creative industries strategy we take your calls about the arts and other creative pursuits.
Drug addiction: a profoundly personal perspective
Simon Hughes tells of his years struggling with drug use, and together with Adalita and Kat Spazzy urge you to get along to the Reclink Community Cup.
What the supermaket duopoly means for Australia, and a...
Malcolm Knox explores the might of Coles and Woolworths, and Gideon Haigh examines the 1949 death of Beth Wilson and the life of John Kerr who was convicted of her murder.
Passionate music: Richard Egarr, Satu Vanska, Jacqui Dark...
The ACO directed by Richard Egarr from the Academy of Ancient Music, and two stars of Australian Opera working blue in confronting and hilarious cabaret.
Latika Bourke's journey back to her Indian roots, and a...
Latika Bourke on being adopted and returning to India. Damon Kowarsky and Atif Khan on an artistic collaboration from Pakistan and Australia.
Running away from the circus, and refreshing the cabaret...
Mike Finch is leaving Circus Oz after 17 years. David Read is revitalising the Melbourne Cabaret Festival. Natasha York has a show in the festival.
Telling Australia's important stories
Sam Lipski wrote the story of Australia's intervention to assist Soviet refuseniks, and Jan Sardi and Mac Gudgeon wrote the screenplay for The Secret River.
Post-burlesque variety theatre, and a new sort of dance...
Maude and Anni Davey keep pushing the boundaries of theatre, and keep having to change what they call their work. Inbar Niv couldn't find a dance class that didn't sexualise girls so she started her own.
Nepal after the quake, and fine Melbourne music
Sarah Ireland recently returned from Nepal where she was working on the earthquake aid effort. Bill Hennessy is celebrating his 60th birthday with a Beethoven tour of Victoria.
Integrity and authenticity in food, business, and...
Ainsley Harriott talks street food and the joy of bringing friends together over dinner, Jonathan Bland extols the virtues of social enterprise, and Richard McHugh investigates a wealthy liar.
Two film makers investigate closed worlds
Anna Broinowski has written about making Aim High In Creation! in Korea, and Ariel Kleiman is a VCA graduate releasing his first feature film, Partisan.
Mooroolbark music meets Melbourne musical
Caroline O'Connor stars in Anything Goes. Barney McAll is launching his new album, Mooroolbark.
The art and science of jazz and sculpture
Allan Browne has been a proud Melbourne jazzer since the sixties, and Skunk Control are scientists making art.
Is God dead?
Deborah Conway, Roy Williams and David Tacey look at religion in contemporary Australia.
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