Books & Arts 2016 onwards

This page contains links to books and arts news and reviews published since 8 September 2016, starting with the most recent.

 

Click here for books and arts news and reviews from 2013 to end of June 2014.

 

Click here for books and arts news and reviews from end of June 2014 to September 2016.

 

The art of collecting

 

 

‘Maverick artist and change-agent’ wins major fellowship

 

 

Custodian honoured for contribution to the arts

 

 

Position Doubtful: revealing excavation of our place & times

 

 

Into Blue – from the front line of climate change

 

 

Fashion designs may create local industry

 

 

Judges and people on song for Wearable Art’s top prize

 

 

Traynor’s Alice Springs: more than tale of heroic white men

 

 

 

 

 

Everyday realities dosed with humour and hope: TV series

 

 

 

Namatjira project: a film and a legacy

 

 

Before and after that famous handful of sand

 

 

Aboriginal sites authority gave no cultural advice

 

 

White guilt flopped but Okine’s braggadocio worked

 

 

Festival in Light ignores local advice, talent

 

Alanya making ‘dreams come true and bigger’

 

 

Benefactor was there at the start of huge art movement

 

 

Groundwork laid for NT film industry future

 

 

Pine Gap: wake-up call for Alice Springs

 

 

 

For richness and breadth there is nothing like Desert Mob

 

 

Stop the light show, says petition to Gunner

 

 

‘First authentic Indigenous light festival of its kind in the world’

 

 

‘My future is in my hands’: winning work

 

 

Ground-breaking Territory play on the local stage

 

 

Boardwalk now a permanent blight on the landscape

 

 

 

All that jazz

 

 

Poetry festival for a poetic town

 

 

 

Coming eye to eye with the meaning of home and country

 

 

NAIDOC celebrates the Wild Dog Story of Alice Springs

 

 

Namatjira family: Getting listeners ‘through our art’

 

 

‘Making beanie dreams come true’

 

 

Couture on the wildside

 

 

Serious Whitefella Stuff: have we got a program for you!

 

 

 

 

Something is film, Somewhere is Alice

 

 

 

Getting the full theatrical package fit for national tour

 

 

Humble objects of women’s work used to ask big questions

 

 

 

Bush Bands Bash: women’s band in main line-up for first time

 

 

Jazz talent scores Darcy a place in top US music school

 

 

The sorrows of war

 

 

 

Plan for jobs, income and cultural understanding

 

 

‘TROUBLE mirrors our ugly parts: we can learn from this.’

 

 

Seeing his name in the credits drives Josh

 

 

 

Writing the stories of trouble

 

 

 

2.5km of the MacDonnell Ranges to be lit up

 

 

 

A re-visioned landscape

 

 

 

Hard and soft lessons of remote community school teacher

 

 

 

 

 

Mostly hilarious, sometimes poignant, never downbeat

 

 

2001 Yeperenye Federation Festival remains the benchmark

 

 

 

Alice Festival of Light coming out of the dark

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