Fifty Shades of Jade: Erotic Writer Takes On China’s Qing Dynasty

 •  August 12

Before “Sex and the City,” “Girls,” and “Fifty Shades of Grey,” there was “Eat Me,” a novel by Linda Jaivin about the sexual...

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Poet Jang Jin-sung’s secrets and lines

 •  July 26

It was Kim Jong-il’s unclad feet that undid his divinity. In 1999, Jang Jin-sung, a former state poet laureate from North Korea, was summoned to...

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Shadowland – review

 •  June 17

In Shadowland a teenage girl falls asleep safe at home only to enter a shadowy, sinister world in her dreams. Like Alice in Wonderland she must...

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Milonga – review

 •  June 16

Milonga was always going to generate high expectations. The show touched down in Sydney from London’s Sadler’s Wells, one of the world’s...

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Patyegarang – review

 •  June 13

In 1972 the notebooks of a young 18th century lieutenant were discovered in the King’s College Library in London. They contained the scribbles of...

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Stones in her Mouth – review

 •  May 28

In Maori myth the first human was not a man, but a woman. Women, says Lemi Ponifasio, the artistic director of New Zealand dance group MAU, are known...

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Time piece: Tehching Hsieh exhibition

 •  May 24

On September 30, 1978, the Taiwanese-American artist Tehching Hsieh, then an illegal immigrant in New York, locked himself in a cage. He stayed...

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Google creative director explores his love for digital art in Sydney

 •  May 23

When Tom Uglow left Google’s London headquarters two years ago to move to Australia, he managed teams of up to a hundred. Today, as creative...

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The Young Tycoons – review

 •  May 16

The Young Tycoons, a rakish satire about the dog-eat-dog world of Australia’s media magnates, first premiered in 2005 at the old Darlinghurst...

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