He jokes about about everything, even the art he’s dedicated his life to. BILLY SPENCER talks to Melbourne artist Calvin Bell.
Natsuko Mineghishi is a world champion in karate, and a classical soprano. It’s an unexpected but powerful combination, writes JOSEPH LAM
Large noses tap dancing their way across the steps of the Opera House heralded the launch of Opera Australia’s 2018 program. It was fun, but will it be enough? ANGUS SMITH looks at the opera company’s current position in Australia’s cultural life.
Pediatrician Mark Nethercote found himself on the other side of the doctor’s desk when he and his wife went through IVF, and then wrote about the experience. OLIVER KAY spoke to him after an appearance at the Ballarat Writers’ Festival last weekend.
Stuart Riley’s love affair with his 250-year-old double bass began decades ago, and it has never lessened. The professional musician talks to DARIA IMPIOMBATO
A teenage love of art combined with some fashion nous took Angie Réhe from an awkward student into an internationally renowned illustrator.
After discovering a fascinating initative on the Underground while living in London, Michelle Kalus and Ali Berg have decided to bring the idea home to Melbourne and it’s taken off spectacularly. RILEY GLACKEN reports.
Buskers face new guidelines in the CBD, with the council set to vote on the issue next week. AMELIA LIM talks to street performers about what the changes could mean for them.
The Monash University Student Union is targeting alcohol misuse at student events through an education campaign and support services. CHARLEE HAWKES reports
Izzy Roberts-Orr is the creative powerhouse behind the Emerging Writers’ Festival and the upcoming Digital Writers’ Festival. SIMON KUPERMAN talks to a multi-faceted writer, poet, audio producer and curator.