Music, Arts & Screen
Creative world commentary from the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.
The power of the pun
Love them or hate them, puns are here to stay. University of Melbourne experts explore what is it about the pun that makes them so persistent.
Curating a life
Natalie King, an Enterprise Professor at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, was listed as one of the AFR's Women of Influence 2018.
Turning the orchestral tide
University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra travels to Singapore and Shanghai to perform works including Tide, by composer and arranger Alice Humphries.
How music could revolutionise dementia care
An international study, led by the University of Melbourne, is bringing music in as medicine to help treat people with dementia and depression.
Why does radio hold a special place in our hearts?
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Dr Amanda Krause discusses our love of music, and how older people use the radio.
5 must-see films at MIFF this weekend
A University of Melbourne film expert lists 5 films to catch this weekend at the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF).
“A world-class cultural capital needs a world-class arts training faculty”
Martyn Myer doesn't take no for an answer; his tenacity is behind the redevelopment of the University of Melbourne's redevelopment of the VCA Southbank campus.
Storm in a petri dish
The Storm exhibition and symposium, hosted by the University of Melbourne, highlight a profound connection between art and nature, intention and accident.
Pulling no punches: The underrated art of stage fighting
Stage combat is one of the hardest crafts within theatre; a University of Melbourne expert explains the skill and choreography behind a convincing stage fight.
Putting cross-cultural stories centre stage
University of Melbourne masters student Kim Ho has won the prestigious Patrick White Playwrights’ Award for his play Mirror’s Edge - set near Lake Tyrrell.