Carnage in the Arts: Experts Respond to the Australia Council Cuts – The Adelaide Review

“The South Australian theatre scene in particular has received a mortal blow. Three theatre companies that have been at the forefront of artistic innovation have been defunded: Brink, Slingsby and Vitalstatistix.”

Source: Carnage in the Arts: Experts Respond to the Australia Council Cuts – The Adelaide Review

NB: And here’s the response to these very cruel cuts.

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65 arts organisations lose funding from Australia Council

More than half the applicants failed to receive organisational support from the Australia Councils four-year funding round, and 65 previously-funded organisations no longer have funding.

Source: 65 arts organisations lose funding from Australia Council

NB: There are a few Arts Orgs from SA that are losers in this…

A Journal of Musical ThingsThe Secret Message Hidden in David Bowie’s Blackstar Album – A Journal of Musical Things

David Bowie knew he was dying when Blackstar was released on January 8. Hidden within the artwork is a secret message that celebrates the vastness and mysterious of the cosmos. Here’s how to find it.

Source: A Journal of Musical ThingsThe Secret Message Hidden in David Bowie’s Blackstar Album – A Journal of Musical Things

NB: Just beautiful…

5 Things You Need to Consider When Selling Gear So That You Don’t Regret It Later

Now, for whatever reason, you’re thinking about moving on – you’re thinking about selling your gear. Whether it’s because you’re trading up, changing priorities, or just feeling like you need cash, there are a few things to watch out for so you don’t walk away with regrets.

Source: 5 Things You Need to Consider When Selling Gear So That You Don’t Regret It Later

NB: There are so many musicians I know that need to read this me included. There’s been a few things I’ve sold over the years that I regret… Don’t let this happen to you.