The Great Depression proves to be a dynamic period of creative growth on Broadway, and a dichotomy in the musical theatre emerges. Productions like Cole Porter's Anything Goes offer glamour and high times as an escape, while others - such as Of Thee I Sing, which satirises the American political system, and the remarkable WPA production of The Cradle Will Rock, about a steel strike - deal directly with the era's social and political concerns.
The Lurujarri Songline is starts north of One Arm Point and travels 450km to the south of Bidyadanga, the exit place.
The Songline is called 'Wumungi' and is the story of how the brothers Damari and Guyula created the land of the Yidinji Mandingalbay people.
We find art in the commonplace items we take for granted. This special explores some of the most interesting designers at work today covering furniture, interior design, household items and even cutting edge sneakers.
Kraftwerk have always managed to shift effortlessly between the worlds of popular music and art. Using state of the art electronics, video imagery and graphic art, and eschewing the cults of personality and stardom, they have remained enigmatic and extraordinarily influential on a generation of musicians and artists. This documentary represents the first film ever made and approved by the band and includes excerpts from their recent sell-out performances at the Tate Modern in London.
In his first feature, Baz Luhrmann directs Paul Mercurio, in his debut role, as Scott Hastings in this multi-award-winning, engaging story of a champion ballroom dancer whose unconventional approach puts his career in jeopardy. When Scott partners with Fran (Tara Morice), who is willing to experiment with his new steps, he is fired with determination - and he'll need it, coming up against the ballroom dancing hierarchy who are not about to tolerate any new-fangled dance steps.
This week on Art Nation, Fenella Kernebone looks at the multicultural art project Edge of Elsewhere exhibited at Campbelltown Art Centre. Namila Benson explores the world of Sikh music with the Dya Singh World Music Group. Daniel Marsden braves the skies and visits the remote Queensland town of Hughenden with three visual artists to discover what 'Flying Arts' is all about.
Since 1975, over a quarter of a million kids from Venezuela's most violent and poor neighbourhoods have had the opportunity to spend time intensively studying classical music. They are part of a radical social project in which children and teenagers, often living in unthinkable circumstances, are given the chance to change their lives through music.
Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.