“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.
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…
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…
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.