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Raw edge to new arts festival

The line-up of local and international artists performing at the inaugural Festival of Jewish Arts and Music (FOJAM) has been announced, writes Danny Gocs.

Yiddish flavour to cabaret festival

This year the Melbourne Cabaret Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with highlights including Yiddish Divas and a tribute show to Amy Winehouse.

Festival of films just for kids

From adventure to animation, children aged four to 14 can delight in some of the world's best movies and shorts in the Children’s International Film Festival.

Winning feeling at Tropfest

Seasoned stage and screen performer Evelyn Krape was thrilled at being selected joint best actress at the Tropfest short film festival for the seven-minute dark comedy Can You Hear Me?

$10,000 boost for short films

LOCAL filmmakers who want to make a short film with a Jewish theme can apply to the Jewish International Film Festival (JIFF) Short Film Fund for a grant from its

New Jewish music festival

The Shir Madness music festival in Melbourne is passing the baton to a new event for 2019.

Russian speakers flock to festival

THE UNSW Roundhouse Centre turned Russian on October 14, as more than 250 Russian-speaking Sydney Jews enjoyed food, music, art and seminars at the Limmud FSU (former Soviet Union) Australia festival.

Stand up for laughs

It’s the season for laughs as the Melbourne International Comedy Festival gets under way for 26 days from March 28 with the line-up including Jewish comedians from Australia and overseas.

Sounds of Yiddish in the night

There was a Yiddish flavour to the In One Night concert that ushered in this year’s In One Voice festival in Melbourne, thanks to big band YID! and the Ghetto Cabaret Orchestra.

The shmatte stories: Behind the seams of the Melbourne Fashion Festival

  Melbourne is in the grip of fashion fever with the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) currently underway.  Rebecca Davis shares the contributions of the Jewish players on the fashion […]