It’s an iron law of politics that the squeaky wheel gets the grease. Yet despite 25 years of the arts being squeezed, it's barely squeaked.
Welcome to Yesterday's Papers, a fortnightly musical playlist themed around topical events. This week... bad romance in the halls of power.
Theatre and arts may be suffering the world over, but an Australian production is still managing to earn accolades on Broadway.
Monash's reputation as a leading light in theatre and music is in jeopardy as a lack of funding forces job cuts.
It's fine to disagree with JK Rowling. But the abuse the author has received on social media is simply not acceptable.
The all-in brawl is being dubbed the 'arts hunger games'. Paradoxically, the only way to get ahead is to make sure you're on the brink of collapse.
A period that has radically reshaped our world should shape our cultural output for years to come. What will the literary impact be?
Theatre companies around the country are planning ambitious come-back productions, but for some the curtain will stay down.
Read an extract from the updated edition of The Most Dangerous Man in the World, Andrew Fowler's definitive book about Julian Assange.
The government's arts assistance package, like its state equivalents, is trivial given the size of the industry and the catastrophe that has befallen it.