Tasmania's arts scene is moribund. Only MONA shines. Here's how to turn the smallest state into the nation's leader. It may not be quite fair to call Tasmania a cultural desert, but it’s more than somewhat arid. The arts scene – such as it is – is in serious need of a government that cares.
Banning Tchaikovsky won’t hurt Putin or help Ukraine. In Wales, the Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra had scheduled a performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture . Tchaikovsky? He’s Russian, isn’t he? Can’t have that!